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Chale's House

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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 7 June 2015

This family owned hostel is about two block east of the beach. Practically located in the tiny downtown of San Juan Del Sur and it is only half block from the local market. After 9:00 pm they close the main entrance door, and you have to use the side door with padlock. You get key for it at check in....

2Thank Ungaro1036
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

The only room they had when my boyfriend and I arrived had two twin beds, but the owner was nice enough to nice is to the bigger double bed upstairs when it opened up. Neither of these rooms had any bed bugs (I'm very allergic), so it seems that the room with the bug problem in a previous review has...

Thank maggieleighs
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 May 2015

I found this place after a hot and sleepless night at Casa Oro. It's run by a friendly family and is more of a guesthouse than a hostel -- no dorm rooms, just double beds or bunks in the rooms and private bathrooms! The rooms and house are kept spotless, the place is always quiet, and there's a small kitchen...

2Thank Kissie326
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

Quiet, clean place to stay centrally located in San Juan del Sur. There's a kitchen to use, not a place to hang out and meet people really but a good place to sleep. And great value for what you get, we paid 20$ for two of us so $10 each for a night. Recommend.

4Thank lyavee
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

A warm and welcoming family runs this small hostel offering accommodation ten bucks per person (very cheap in SJDS). We stayed two adults and two small kids in a room with a large bunk bed and two fans and private bathroom. The room got a little hot, but it was ok with the two turbo fans. There is a small...

7Thank MrManOnTheMoon
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 February 2014

A really nifty, small hostel,, Little sitting area, nicely equipped kitchen for anybody's use,,,a large picnic table to eat on, open till 8 :00 P.M. I believe… Super location, one minute walk to the beach,,, Safe and Secure, rooms freshly painted, clean,good bed, linens clean, no hot water, No TV, Good Wi Fi, No soap, rent a towel for $1.00…....

5Thank Robert H
Reviewed 24 January 2014

I've been to SJDS many times. This was the best value by far. Nice family run place that feels comfortable, and not too touristy. Maybe I was luckym but though I don't refer to things like karma too often, this place sort of had it. Nice guests and folks just hanging and chatting here and there. The upper floors are...

2Thank jidoo
Reviewed 26 December 2013 via mobile

Very nice and clean hostel. $10 for a twin room with good beds. Close to the beach, shops and restaurants. Nice and friendly family! I will stay here next time I go to San Juan! I definitely recommend it to both families and younger backpackers, it's not a party hostel

1Thank Anton J
Torino - Italy
Reviewed 14 September 2013

I stayed at Chale's House for one week in Agust 2013. I liked it very much. The location is really good: in the center but it's quiet at night because there're not bar/pubs close to. The structure is nice, the rooms are clean and it's a safe place. The hostel is managed by a family really nice and wellcoming, really...

Thank Enrico_077
Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 1 February 2013

Chale’s House is safe, clean, laid-back, well-managed and, all and all, a terrific place to stay. I stayed at Chale’s House for about two months while studying spanish at the Latin American Spanish School, and plan on staying there again the next time I visit San Juan. The owners, Carlos and Jessica, are a professional and friendly young Nica couple...

Thank Matt B

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chale's House Hostel offers you pleasant, clean and accessible rooms. From our location you can reach on foot or by transport to the major attractions in San Juan del Sur.We offer several rooms with all amenities. Each room has either a matrimonial bed or bunk beds for up to three people, with their own bathroom, fan, and all at a great price. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chale's House

Address: Avenida del Mercado, 10 m south of the Market, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: €21 - €26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“clean private rooms, nice and quiet”
852wayned, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“When traveling security is always a concern, these rooms have huge, heavy sliding doors that you padlock when exiting,,, nice… plenty of storage space too….like a walk in closet… nice too..”
102RobertH102, 2 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Rooms toward the rear upper level are probably best.”
jidoo, 24 Jan 2014 | Read review
“The rooms upstaires get lots of air, nice and cool(er) at night.”
PatsyH517, 4 Nov 2012 | Read review
“Room #1 (our room) has 2 fans and the most breezes.”
Thriftydrifter, 10 Aug 2012 | Read review
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