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Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews open air on stilts howler monkeys public boat the river rio san juan the owner boca negra rubber boots cold water amazing experience guests feel an upgrade staff are very friendly and helpful fantastic location no frills rafael
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

what a fantastic location, perched on the rio San Juan, you are literally living on top of the river. be prepared, this is rustic not luxury - but if you are into that you would not survive the trip to Sabalos. The lodge has super...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank DGM778
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Staying in Sabalos Lodge was just awesome! The river is right in front of the cabins which ensires a beautiful view. You can book multiple trips or plan one on your own, the people at Sabalos Lodge are very friendly and help you with everyhing...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Esmée d
Reviewed March 11, 2018

Staying in a clean,comfortable cabin on stilts on the river San Juan with literally hundreds of cormorants and giant egrets flying around, as well as humming birds, swallows and many others, was an amazing experience. The staff were so friendly and helpful, especially Ismael ....More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Dilly057
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Sabalos is a basic lodge, no frills, but good service, food is tasty and well cooked (albeit limited options) and each cabin is an open air experience with a wonderful view across the San Juan river - watch the egrets circling over the river and...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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Response from Rafael C, Propietario at Sabalos LodgeResponded January 22, 2018

Thanks for your kind words. Our team do their best to bring you a lifetime memory. Regards Rafael Choiseul-Praslin co-owner and general manager

Reviewed January 14, 2018

Stayed in this hotel for 5 nights to get the jungle experience The location is interesting you need to take the public boat at San Carlos it takes 2 hours they will drop you at sabalos village just ring the lodge and they will pick...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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Response from Rafael C, Propietario at Sabalos LodgeResponded January 19, 2018

Thanks for your kind words.

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Description
SABALOS LODGE You can explore the beauty of the Nicaraguan wilderness along the Rio San Juan. Relax after a long day in our hammocks while you take a cold drink, and enjoy an amazing view of the river This is More the place for the true adventurer and our goal is to give each of our visitors a genuine experience that will last for a lifetime. The biodiversity of the area offers you the chance of seeing exotic wildlife right outside your cabin. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
$45 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Nicaragua > Rio San Juan Department > Boca Sabalos
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
$45 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Nicaragua > Rio San Juan Department > Boca Sabalos
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Dining (11)
Pool & Beach (9)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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lemonheart
December 26, 2015|
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Response from Kornelia M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we took the public lancha from San Carlos, but the boat also stopped and picked up travellers near the border to Costa Rica right by the riverbank. There was a big bridge with a road sign to the C.R. border. I don't... More
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"We had Tarzan with the river view it's beautiful just ask for a river view"
385Angelaf
Jan 14, 2018
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"Take the best lodge. It is worth the price."
SweetCorny
Mar 25, 2017
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"Tarzan cabin is the best"
christophercK4028QT
Feb 14, 2017
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"Ask for a cabana with river view"
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Jan 26, 2017
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