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Hotel El Club
Ranked #31 of 43 Hotels in Granada
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45 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Good value for money”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

Nice spot, walking distance from te city centre. Helpfull staff, but they only spoke Spanish. There's a small pool, but good enough for some cooling down. There's free wifi, but the connection is not strong enough for the rooms in the back. The rooms are clean, the shower is warm and al rooms are airconditioned. The also provide three bedded rooms. Breakfast was the best we had in Nicaragua; buffet with fresh fruit, muesli, yoghurt, beans, rice, eggs and more. Enjoyed staying here and a good place to hang out when you're travelling with a bigger group.

Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
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london
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149 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

we found this hotel to be clean ,comfortable and only a safe easy stroll to the main square.
there is a small pool to cool off in the heat.
the wifi worked fine and the staff were very friendly.
we stayed for 3 nights and were quite happy except for the staff shouting to each other outside the rooms very early in the morning.,the breakfast was the usual nicaraguan fare.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank greywiz
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TBD
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

The hotel is average at best but the major concern here is the theft. After getting my iPhone stolen and talking with several others and the police is was easy to tell that this was an inside job. If you value your stuff you may want to think twice about staying at this hotel. It is filled with con artist and thieves.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
    • 1 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Sean W
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Key West, Florida
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

If walls could talk... my room was clean,cool and large.. if even had an upstairs loft.. fresh bottles of drinking water were delivered every morning along with a fresh towel.. If I must complain I found the water not terribly hot.. I rather enjoyed the complimentary breakfasts.. and good coffee.. bar drinks very reasonable.. a good spot for a rummy... the distance to the lake makes a good straight walk for some exercise.. I have and will stay here again... a few steps away is a great little restaurant.. where you can eat on the cheap if that is your thing.. under 3.00 , I dont see how I can complain.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Americanworkmule
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NYC
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

So you will get AC and hot water which is nice. Complimentary breakfast is kind of like prison food so plan on eating desayuno elsewhere. Small pool to chill out in which is great during he day. The negatives are it takes 10-15 minutes to walk to the calzada (main road), and it used to be $25.00 a night now $40.00 which is absurd. There are better places for less $ now.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank mjay0806
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San Francisco
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

I spent a couple of nights there and loved it. For $25 a night including a decent breakfast this is definitely a very good value. From the hotel everything in Granada is in walking distance and I felt safe to walk, even at night.
The people from the hotel are very friendly, warm and helpful.
In the rooms close to the Jacuzzi and the reception/bar it can be a bit noisy at times, in particular when there is a party. But it seems this is not the party place it once was. Since the room was close to the reception I had a good WiFi connection in the room.
Room service can be a little bit sluggish. My room was not cleaned everyday and I had to ask for it. But this did not bother me much.
I would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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Thank Pacifica1X
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Roatan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

We spent two nights in El Club during our trip from Honduras to Costa Rica, both ways, because we liked it so much.
Our room had a very nice little view at the plunge pool and garden. With AC, wireless internet, TV simple but nice decorated, European style.
Obviously the owner Cor is Dutch like us, and was very hospitable!
We felt right away at home and felt 'with our nose in the butter' because we could attend a birthday party that night.
The bar and the small restaurant has a very good vibe. The breakfast was included and very good.
I like the fact, that we could enjoy our breakfast still at 11:00.

Unfortunately we could not stay longer, next time we will definitely stay for a couple more nights.
The location is perfect, right where you want to be in the center, close to the beautiful square

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Helpful?
Thank Maxmoed
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Property: Hotel El Club
Address: Calle La Libertad and Avenida Barricada, Granada, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Granada Department > Granada
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #31 of 43 Hotels in Granada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel el Club is a unique hotel with an original composition of a casual style, comfort and coziness in an authentic colonial building from 1869. Centrally located near the center of Granada and easily accessible by car, our hotel is a good operating base for many interesting places nearby to visit. The pleasant atmosphere of our hotel invites you to a wonderful and relaxing stay. Visit us for an experience and a stay like never before. The staff of Hotel el Club gives you and your guests a hearty welcome! ... more   less 
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