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“My favorite place in San Juan del Sur!”
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El Jardin Hotel
Ranked #6 of 28 Hotels in San Juan del Sur
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Reviewed January 14, 2009

We had a wonderful stay at El Jardin. The hotel is completely creative and unique and the Thai-fusion cuisine is amazing. April is the owner and chef at the restaurant. You will not find a better hostess. She is truly a gifted chef and always makes you feel at home. There is a very calm and peaceful atmosphere at the hotel. The sunsets over Nacascolo Bay are mesmerizing and are different every night. It is our favorite place to stay!

  • Stayed: November 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 6, 2009

El Jardin Hotel and Restaurant is a fabulous place to stay!!! We
thoroughly enjoyed our time there.
The American family that own the hotel/restaurant were wonderful, very helpful as far as beaches to see etc.
April is owner and chef, and she prepares beautiful gourmet fusion meals daily. Every day was a mouthwatering treat, she would suprise us with a choice of Japanese, Thai or Mexican
delicacies.
The rooms were spotless, and the staff very friendly. We loved the location, very quiet, you can hear monkeys in the distance, and birds chirping, while lounging by the pool. The view over Nacascolo Bay is beautiful!
We could walk into San Juan del Sur in about half an hour, and there were several great surfing beaches near by.
I am sure we will be returning to Nicaragua, it is a very inexpensive holiday, and for sure we will be staying again at El Jardin hotel and restaurant. Five stars!!!!

  • Stayed: March 2008, traveled with friends
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Reviewed December 28, 2008

What a wonderful time we spent in this amazing place!
El Jardin is a very romantic getaway, amazing view, and a special FOOD! Here you have everything you need for the perfect vacation!April the chef, is so talented and her energy will make you feel at home! The menu is so good. so many choice and the ingredients are so fresh!We will be back for sure...
Thank you for made our time so unforgettable!

  • Stayed: January 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 18, 2008

We just spent three days/two nights in El Jardin by San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. The hotel itself is well designed and decorated ... unlike any other we've seen. See the pics. They also have a restaurant on premises with a Thai twist to the cuisine, and the food is excellent. It's hard to say what the best part of the stay was ... it was quiet and low-key, and we were really able to relax. As a matter of fact, it was hard to get motivated to go anywhere at all as the hotel was had everything we wanted: pool, view, breeze, beautiful surroundings and a very friendly/accommodating staff. We finally asked for a recommendation on a beach, and were sent to Maderas ... which was one of the top five beaches we've seen. Ever. Anywhere. We didn't want to leave, but we left with a caviat: we'll be back! If you're in the area or if you're planning to visit ... come see and experience El Jardin.

  • Stayed: December 2008, traveled with family
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Stayed: January 2018, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 16, 2018
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Room Tip: Je trouve que la chambre 9 à la meilleure situation, à l'étage, au-dessus de la piscine
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  • Stayed: December 2017, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 15, 2018
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Additional Information about El Jardin Hotel

Address: Bahia Nacascolo | PO Box 68, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Juan del Sur
Price Range: $62 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Jardin Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
El Jardin is the perfect place to relax while enjoying amazing views on the Pacific Ocean. The hotel is located up a hill, 4 km (2,4 miles) North from San Juan del Sur. We offer free shuttles to town once a day. Our guests can also spend the day by the outdoor pool where they can enjoy stunning views on Nacascolo bay. Each room has a private bathroom and features charming decor with cheerful colors. Some of them have a private terrace overlooking the ocean which is the perfect spot to watch the sunset. El Jardin's bar & restaurant features both an indoor and an open-air dining area with views on the bay. We serve international food (for example, burgers and tacos) and are also very proud to offer European inspired options (including Beef Bourguignon, Shrimp bisque, Homemade lasagna and many more). The bar is open all day with a good selection of cocktails. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
El Jardin Hotel San Juan Del Sur
El Jardin Hotel Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur

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