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The Secret Cove Inn

Av El Albanil, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
May 7
May 8
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Traveller (15)
Room & Suite (4)
Dining (2)
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good14%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
8 Mar 2017
“Great Place”
26 May 2016
“Nice quiet casas in San Juan”
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

We were staying only one night in San Juan del Sur during Semana Santa, which is probably the busiest week of the year. We had a heck of a time finding a place that would accept a reservation for one night and/or not charge per...More

Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Ali and the team were warm and inviting and cooked a delicious included breakfast for us every morning. The room and shared bathroom was clean and spacious. The kitchen was fully equipped and easy to cook in with plenty of storage in the fridge. Highly...More

Response from RJesq, Manager at The Secret Cove Inn

Thanks for the kind review Mike! We are so glad that you enjoyed your time here. Everyone here at the Secret Cove thoroughly enjoyed having you here! You and Rachel were perfect guests and it was so nice getting to know you two. We'd love...More

Reviewed 2 March 2016

I love The Secret Cove Inn. The rooms are very comfortable, clean, and affordable and the location is on a quiet street, right in the center of town. The owners and staff are very friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend this place to friends...More

Reviewed 2 January 2016

We made a reservaton via booking.com for one night and we got the confirmation for that. Later we received a message from The Secret Cove Inn that during the holiday season they require a two day minimum stay at higher rates than shown by booking.com...More

Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

I arrived from a more than 10 hour trip... they didn't know a thing about my reservation.... the owner was rude and when I told him I was specting my room to be ready we answer back " if you want to leave be my...More

Response from RJesq, Owner at The Secret Cove Inn

see review from hotel of josue506. Guest arrived at noon, angry, demanded room, insisted check in was noon, advised room not ready, insisted his paperwork said noon, didn't have paperwork with noon check in. Politely he was asked to wait 20 or 30 minutes, to...More

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Barrio Cafe Hotel
Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa
  • Top amenities
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Price range
  • US$ 24 - US$ 28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Number of rooms
  • 5
  • Location
  • Nicaragua >
  • Rivas Department >
  • San Juan del Sur
Traveller (15)
Room & Suite (4)
Dining (2)
Hotel & Grounds (17)
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a Casa available from December 28th to January 7th?
15 December 2016|
Response from RJesq | Property representative |
Hello, sorry we are completely booked from 28-2nd due to high demand over the holiday We have space after that. Thanks & good luck!
Room Tips
"Don't expect the Ritz Carlton, but this is a nice place, and definitely the best deal around."
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"Check your room for bed bugs!"
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"If you want in from wifi get a room close to the dining room"
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"Make sure you don't have a room opening up to the neighbors fire!"
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