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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 22 January 2015

After losing sleep at a notorious party hostel nearby I was desperately seeking peace and quiet, esp as I had signed up for intensive Spanish classes and needed proper rest and a quiet place for homework. Hit bullseye with this one. A large old building, lazily converted into a hostel with a sprawling courtyard, nice hammocks, and large dorm rooms,...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 6 January 2015

The hostel has a really good location, but that is the only good thing to say about this place.The toilets were always dirty, the toilet seats were broken and nobody of the staff cares about it. Also is the kitchen totally filthy and the showers were broken and you can't close all the shower doors. There is breakfast included in...

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Thank Markus H
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 17 December 2014

Don't bother. This place has very small rooms, the showers and bathrooms are dubious at best. I wouldn't recommend this to anyone. The only attraction is the proximity to the beach. We have booked another place that is much nicer for much less money. I am sorry to say that this is the least attractive hostel that we have encountered...

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1Thank Marj268
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Reviewed 17 December 2014

This place could be awesome. My girlfriend and I stayed in a dorm room here for a few nights and had a good time, but this hostel could have been better. The location is incredible, you could literally throw a stone to the beach from the front door and it was close enough to everything in town that it was...

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Toronto
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Stayed here for a few nights in the dorm room. Great value given the free breakfast. Rooms, showers and bathrooms are all good for a hostel. The location is very nice, being right on the beach. It is not a party hostel although the crowd is still pretty young - mostly people in their 20s.

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Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

I arrived on a Saturday which turned out to be super lucky, it was paella night, it was delish and created an ex element ambience. There was also live music and was such a fun night. The free breakfast is also nice and good value and the location is just excellent. I loved sitting outside and having the ocean right...

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Thank greenbag80
Grenoble, France
Reviewed 24 October 2014

Spent around 10 days there, my favourite place in San Juan. Very relaxing, the view is wonderful. You can take your free coffee in the morning watching the ocean and do the same for the sunset. The dorms are wide, the bathroom is not cleaned everyday (unfortunately) but it's still ok. You can take a shower outside when you come...

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1Thank Christophe H
Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

The dorms at 1st sight aren't bad but after a storm , mine was partially flooded and my bag was totally wet! Really loud noise - radio on, a total party in the porch- is completely accepted and apparently incentivated by the night front desk guy. One night, a group got in at 4am tuned on the music and were...

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Thank Kathrin L
Reviewed 15 September 2014

This hostel is located right across from the beach & as everyone has mentioned - you eat your fantastic free brekky looking at the bay of San Juan del sur. The restaurant specials were really nice & great value at $5 incl a smoothie! The staff are helpful. The dorm was fine - though the dorm & dorm bathroom cleaning...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2014

The staff were welcoming, the food was good, the rooms were basic but clean although the kitchen was next to our room which leaked gas into it. Overall we had a good time here, mostly due to the awesome people we met and the beach/sunset views from outside.

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Amenities

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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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  • 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: ₹ 1,364 - ₹ 3,751 (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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“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
“If you are traveling solo - The dorms are fantastic!!!!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 508natalied, 15 Apr 2014 | Read review
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