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Empalme a Las Playas

  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
  • 4 Apr 2016
    “Quaint place”
  • 19 Feb 2016
    “Fantastic place”
1/2 c N. al Empalme a las Playas Maderas y Playa Marsella Left Before the Road Splits to Playas Marsella and Maderas, Playa Marsella, San Juan del Sur 00011 Nicaragua See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

Not for everyone, but nice place. Rooms add to a certain "experience". Definitely would be great with a pool. Beach was a 10 minute walk. Owners helped us out of a pickle, wish we we really appreciated. That is the beauty of a small place...More

Date of stay: March 2016
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

Really lovely place. The accommodation is much nicer than the photos on the web site suggest and a lot of thought has been put into it. Fantastic breakfasts and highly recommend having an evening meal there, Karen's cooking is lovely. Roy and Karen are great...More

Date of stay: February 2016
Thank Waterballoons
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Why should you stay here? Easy: Karen and Roy will go above and beyond to usher your Nicaragua experience to the tip top! Many reviewers here mention the magic of this couple, and they are completely correct. Their pleasure is to make sure you're pleased....More

Date of stay: January 2016
Thank KTSUenami
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at Emplame after traveling for almost 6 months between Nicaragua and Guatemala. We experienced everything in Central America from bucket showers to 5 star resorts. Frequently we found that money didn't matter when it came to customer service and more...More

Date of stay: January 2016
5  Thank rileyherrick1106
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay. Starting with a warm welcome. Ride through the area by marty. Wonderful breakfast and great room. They had quite a lot of trouble at the time we were arriving (water issues, broken washing machine and broken branches from a tree)...More

Date of stay: January 2016
Thank Michael L
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A true nature lover and beach goer treat. Spacious and quiet bamboo cabanas sitting in the jungle canopy above the river showcasing howler monkeys and many varieties of birds and wildlife. Within walking More distance of Playa Marsella and Playa Maderas, said to be one of the best surf breaks in Nicaragua. A great place to relax, surf, trek and enjoy the natural beauty that is Nicaragua. We are as close to a nature reserve/eco lodge as can be without going through all the legalities to get the "stamp" of approval. Enjoy personal service and feel like you are at your home away from home. Offering personal service and satisfaction! Less
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$65 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Empalme a Las Playas Hotel San Juan Del Sur
Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur > Playa Marsella
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$65 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Empalme a Las Playas Hotel San Juan Del Sur
Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur > Playa Marsella
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Room & Suite (19)
Pool & Beach (17)
Dining (6)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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"All rooms are great! Depends on the size of your party/family. Karen will help you figure it out, and..."
2 Feb 2016
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"Any room you get will be great."
19 Jun 2015
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"I think they're all pretty good but just ask what's available."
14 Oct 2014
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"The cabana we stayed in was large enough for a family of four."
1 Apr 2014
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