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El Jardin Hotel

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12/06/2017 13/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel advertises beds as queen size. They are twin. The whole complex is made out of painted concrete and the shower stall desperately needs a fresh coat of paint. It is covered in black mold and soap scum at the base. They do not provide a hair conditioner or a hair dryer which is essential when it's that humid...

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Caroline D, Owner at El Jardin Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you for your comments. A few from my side. Our beds are queen size according to US standards: 60X80 inches (153 cm x 203 cm). These are also the standards applied by booking websites. I explained it to you at check in but apparently you didn't believe me. You spent one night here and paid USD 70/night...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: The seclusion. I also liked the way the owners let you feel like this was your home for a day or more...very relaxed. Cons: None...I hope that if we went back in a few years it would be the same! Location: It is a short drive from San Juan Del Sur which is a very busy town. We had...

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Boston, Ma
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We stayed here for 5 nights last week. About 10 minutes from the center of town, and at first we questioned the distance (especially because most of the drive is a long dirt road), but after spending time down in San Juan del Sur, this place is an oasis to come back to! The room was spacious and relatively clean,...

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Caroline D, Owner at El Jardin Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the review and useful comments. Glad you appreciated your stay and sorry we didn't have a chance to meet you and chat. We were probably running around in preparation of Semana Santa (Easter week). I hope Grethel our receptionist has been useful to provide you information. We read a lot of comments about our restaurant prices but...

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We booked this hotel based on the stunning beauty in the photos. We were slightly disappointed upon our arrival as the paint was fading, the pool had not recently been cleaned, and the pool chairs were growing mold. Aesthetics aside, the restaurant was surprisingly delicious (though overpriced for Nicaragua) and our room was comfortable. The owners checked in with us...

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Caroline D, Owner at El Jardin Hotel, responded to this review

hi Lauren, Love your title, it made me laugh. Though I have to clarify a few things. We invest a lot of money in painting every year but indeed, it fades quickly. For example, last fall, we painted the building by the pool and believe it or not, the pool chairs cushions have been made less than 2 years ago....

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We spent one night at El Jardin, and from the moment we arrived we wished we had booked for more nights, but they were sold out. The photos very accurately depict the property and the views are absolutely breathtaking. The higher location provides for a great breeze that not only keeps it cooler but also keeps the mosquitoes away. Rooms...

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SF, CA
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Writing this 1st night here; laying on a comfortable mattress, after a hot shower using excellent signal WiFi. Pool outside, nice breeze and a beautiful view of the ocean from atop a hill. After a tasty inexpensive lobster dinner in San Juan- about 5 min. away, we came back to chill rather than heading to the numerous noisy bars there....

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

My wife, daughter and I stayed here again - we were last here about five years ago. When we return we will definitely stay again. Excellent location, relaxing, great staff, great food! Highly recommend!

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Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 18 March 2017

El Jardin is well named -- a beautiful garden spot tucked high above the beach, just close enough to reach easily and far enough to be walled-garden serene with mountain views. Rooms, pools, gardens and meals were superb. We wanted to stay longer.

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pierre1180, Gerente at El Jardin Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review! Glad you liked it and wanted to stay longer. Best Regards, Pierre

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I am so glad we chose El Jardin for our 4 overnights in San Juan del Sur. The hotel is located in the hills out of town, but close enough you can easily get a taxi to and from town. The road is not good, but that was not an issue for rides. The place is warm, friendly, has a...

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pierre1180, Gerente at El Jardin Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks Nona for your visit and your comment!! It was a pleasure having you 2 staying with us. Kind Regards, Manon

Reviewed 20 January 2017

This hotel is located outside the town, 4 and 1/2 Km, you need to reach it by car or taxi, but quiet, clean and with a wonderful view of the bay! Good food and drinks. The owners are from Belgien and wonderful hosts! We will greatly recommend it! We had a winderful stay here!

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pierre1180, Gerente at El Jardin Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and for your excellent feedback. It means a lot to us to know that people have a great time at El Jardin. Kind Regards, Manon

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Jardin is the perfect place to relax while enjoying amazing views on the Pacific Ocean. The hotel is located up a hill, 4 km (2,4 miles) North from San Juan del Sur. We offer free shuttles to town once a day. Our guests can also spend the day by the outdoor pool where they can enjoy stunning views on Nacascolo bay. Each room has a private bathroom and features charming decor with cheerful colors. Some of them have a private terrace overlooking the ocean which is the perfect spot to watch the sunset. El Jardin's bar & restaurant features both an indoor and an open-air dining area with views on the bay. We serve international food (for example, burgers and tacos) and are also very proud to offer European inspired options (including Beef Bourguignon, Shrimp bisque, Homemade lasagna and many more). The bar is open all day with a good selection of cocktails. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Jardin Hotel

Address: Bahia Nacascolo | PO Box 68, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: ₹ 3,360 - ₹ 6,139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Jardin Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
El Jardin Hotel San Juan Del Sur
El Jardin Hotel Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Juan del Sur
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“No issues with ground-floor room, some view of ocean. Ask to reserve a 2nd floor room which has a balcony with great view.”
Nik0129, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you have a car to get there or a taxi! But it is worth it the extra effort!”
patriciapB4058KI, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“It's hard to imagine anything but a good room.”
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GringoBayState, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rm 5 was the top floor and had two rooms with one bathroom. Good for parents with kids though the air conditioning was only in one room.”
About_Travelling, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get one with a view/balcony”
Buscando_serendipia, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
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