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Casa Hotel Istiam

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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

All of the staff are absolutely amazing. It's a beautiful property, very clean, and extremely accommodating. I can not praise this establishment enough. They serve food and drinks all day long and it is extremely affordable as well as delicious. The portions are huge and one couple could easily share a dish and have plenty to eat.

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Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The hotel is clean, the staff welcoming. I stayed in a casita the first night, lovely. The gardens are beautiful. The food is very good with large portions. The second night I had a dorm room with private bath. Nice stay.

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

I've been going to the Casa Istiam for 14 years and I love it. You are right across from the best beach on the island and the people that work there are always so friendly and helpful. The rooms are very nice and clean and the food is always delicious.

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Kimberley, Canada
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Kinda pricy for what you get but there isn't much choice around. The beach is fairly nice, sand - no rocks and is right there across the highway. The beds all have bug netting. You are forced to buy their food and beer cause there are no stores around. I would probably drive farther and find a better place in...

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Orlando
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I hit Ometepe about dusk, rented a scooter and headed towards Santo Domingo with a recommendation for this hotel. It was dark by the time I got there, so really could not shop for alternatives along the way. The room was simple, but it and the shower were VERY clean! That is not always the case in Nicaragua for this...

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Manchester
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Despite other reviews below, we had a great stay at Casa Hotel Istiam. The staff were very helpful (particularly with our hike and public transport planning), the room was basic but clean and the food very tasty with good-sized portions. And the beach is just 10m away!

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Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Good for a couple of nights sleep, however paid for a room with air con which really did nothing. They helped us to organise bikes and a shuttle though which was useful. A bit isolated but there's a few restaurants and bar a short walk up the road. The view of the volcanoes is nice.

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Brockville, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2016

My husband and I went for a long walk and stumbled across this hotel along the way. We decided to go in for a coffee break. While there, we met several other friendly people who were staying at this hotel. They spoke very positively about their stay here and felt that they had received extremely good value for their money...ranging...

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Esteli, Nicaragua
Reviewed 9 February 2016

It did the job. I was able to stay there and the food was pretty good. The customer service needed to be way better but it was the only place we could go. Cold water, 5 people in a room and a good walk from the other hostels.

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Longueuil, Canada
Reviewed 16 January 2016

There was no availability at the others hotels so we went there. The A\C wasn't working well. The bed sheet were spot with bird excrement We had a mouse in our room during the night who eat the tetrapack of milk and some cookies. We were able to see the volcano from the front of our room. There was a...

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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Casa Hotel Istiam

Address: Playa Santo Domingo, Santa Cruz, Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Isla de Ometepe > Santa Cruz
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Casa Hotel Istiam Isla De Ometepe/Santa Cruz, Nicaragua
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“Just look around they will show you all the rooms .. they are basic but clean and it's very safe.”
corlissb332, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask to see 2nd floor room.”
CharlieOrlando, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the dorm-room type room. It was spacious but didn't feel clean.”
NansaTrojan, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“dont stay here but if you want, at least try to stay on the bedrooms outside, NEVER on the second floor. and chek out your bed mattress”
334aidac, 14 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Get one with a private bathroom.. if you still decide to stay here..”
vanillat217, 24 Sep 2012 | Read review
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