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Winters, California
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The dorm rooms back onto the restaurant which operates late in the night. Even with fans, the restaurant odors and heat were oppressive. Clean bathrooms. Great hosts. Beach location. If you want sleep, choose another.

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OurPointofView, Propietario at Hostel Esperanza, responded to this review

Hi Lynne, that weekend we had an event and that's why the bar was very busy, is not normal that we have that, and the clients like it because is an activity were you can have fun. Ours, is a chill hostel, not a party hostel but sometimes we organize events to bring it some movement. That night we were...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I really liked the atmosphere and people in the hostel: very laidback, friendly and helpfull. Breakfast was also very nice and included in the price of 10 dollars. However, it wasn't clean and impossible to sleep at Saturday night in front of the music stage. Kitchen wasn't great as well, not full equiped. But if you don't mind these service/comfort...

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London
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 5 nights. The guys were flexible on how long we stayed which was lucky because I hurt my neck amd needed to stay longer than planned. Friendly staff who let me practice my spanish, perfect location, yum breakfast and great price. Definitely recommend! Thanks guys:)

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Burnaby, Canada
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Very relaxing, laid-back place, especially hanging out in the garden hammock area. Complimentary breakfast was good, and the Mexican restaurant in the front is also pretty good. Staff were friendly and helpful, and they have a very cute sort of disabled dog named Lola that will follow you around hoping for scratches. The location is nice, however the beaches out...

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Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights, loved the people & staff and the facilities were ok (good kitchen, sanitair, and good wifi). The included breakfast was super! But the only thing that lacked, is that there was no atmosphere, mainly because it missed spaces to chill and there was a lot of work in process at the building. Do you want...

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Ubud, Indonesia
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Checked in, reception guy friendly and helpful. Lobby is right off beach, surfboards and open doors.stayed in dorm which is ultra basic. Wooden lockers, simple bunks and a handful of standing fans.individual bunk lights? Nope. Dorm bathroom left much to be desired. Courtyard is great: clean, shady and good social point. Kitchen was clean, water refills included which is nice....

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

This hostel was a nice quiet oasis from the hustle of SJDS. Perfectly located right next to the beach, the staff were amazing at booking and organising trips and activities. You get free breakfast (though the lady who cooks breakfast is grumpy). The kitchen can be used by guests. The room was very nice, very clean, with a good bathroom....

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Reviewed 20 April 2016

This hostel is not exceptional but is very well located with a view of the beach from the mexican restaurant. I enjoyed the staff and the friendly courtyard. This is a nice hostel for young backpackers, you will meet people from around the world here. I am an older traveler (forty something) and the crowd was a bit young for...

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Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

I've been staying at Esperanza every year for about 5 years in a row. I've stayed at many other hostels as well but for the price and location this is your best bet. Right on the beach in town but still quiet. 2 minute walk to the bars and clubs, decent living areas good breakfast nice staff. $10 with breakfast...

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Province of Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We felt really welcome at Hostel Esperanza. The staff is great and made his best to provide all the information and answer all the questions. It has a big and lovely patio with hammocks perfect to relax and share with other travellers. The price includes a simple breakfast, enough to satisfy young adventorous travellers. Shared bedroom is good for those...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Hostel Esperanza

Address: Del BDF 1/2 c. al Sur | Frente al Malecón, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: €19 - €74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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Hostel Esperanza Hotel San Juan Del Sur
Hostel Esperanza Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur
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“Call in advance if you have any questions (english speacker staff)”
 of 5 bubbles rodrigomH7309VQ, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Dorms are pretty busy places and right at near the road. Opt for a private room if you are keen for a decent sleep!”
 of 5 bubbles 371mel371, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“NOT the dorms”
 of 5 bubbles lynnes614, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Average rooms”
 of 5 bubbles rpearce0909, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the rooms that have already been renovated”
 of 5 bubbles 579CristinaC, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
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