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Hostel Esperanza

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Reviewed 11 January 2016

Hostel Esperanza is one of the cleanest, most quiet hostels I've ever stayed at! It's right on the beach in a safe location, but isn't too noisy at night. The wi-fi was pristine and check-in was a breeze. I highly recommend!

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Reviewed 8 January 2016

Big dorm rooms, central garden, kitchen, free breakfast, located on the left hand as you see the beach, on the way to the port. you have to cross the small restaurant to enter the hostel. great laid back place, very relaxing good wifi.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 22 October 2015

A group of was travelled by bus from Granada to SJDS. We heard about this hostel from another traveller on the bus who stays at this hostel often. We were glad it was recommended to us. The hostel is right on the beach. It’s great just to sit on the porch. The price includes breakfast, the same breakfast though everyday...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

The hostel is super cozy and has a beautiful decorated yard as well as an inviting area to sit and have a beer. The beach of SJDS is just across the street and it is just a short walk to the market. The bed in our private room was comfortable and the included breakfast very tasty.

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Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed for two nights in one of the view private rooms. The rest are dorms, so be aware that most of the other guests are young backpackers. On the other hand, if that is not your crowd, stay out of San Juan del Sur. The private rooms are spacious enough but do not have much space to put your...

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Reviewed 17 May 2015

The hostel itself is plain and simple. It has a plain courtyard, with some hammocks. The rooms are nothing special, and the ablutions were broken most of the time we were there. But, unlike most of the hostels in San Juan, which are located in the busy backstreets with no ocean view, Esperanza has a wonderful outside area with the...

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Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

Very unhelpful staff from the moment we arrived. No one on staff spoke much English so it was tough to get anything from them. Nonetheless, it didn't seem like they wanted to help. The kitchen was dirty - ants everywhere, and under stocked (I couldn't find a single pot to boil water). We paid for a private bed with ensuite,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2015

I arrived at Hostel Esperanze for a day and ended up staying a week. It's perfectly located next to the beach, the staff are amazingly friendly and helpful and the restaurant serves great food at good prices. The rooms are clean and well kept and the courtyard with seating and hammocks makes for a really nice social area, so Esperanza...

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Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

Had reserved a private room with private bath for 3 nights, but ended up checking out before even sleeping one night! Got back after dinner only to find at least 5 big cockroaches! Fought them off and went to the reception to try to explain the situation, as she didn't speak a single word of english. She didn't seem to...

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Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

Very good if you just want to relax rather than going to one of those overrated party hostels like naked tiger. Free breakfast and coffee every morning. You can tell the staff actually care about your stay here rather than treating you like a cash cow you don't get any of these Sunday fun day Blow ins that don't shut...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • 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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