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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 12 April 2013

When we first got there, we thought it was a nice cottage and place. But compared the Nicaragua, and even in the San Juan del Sur area, it was really expensive to stay. It was big in general - at bit too Americanized, but then you at least expected some larger and better beds, when you're paying that amount of...

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5Thank kmbt86
San Francisco
Reviewed 10 April 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed at Maderas Village recently and it was an absolute pleasure. The staff and the owner Matt (Dicky) are super laid back, but also attentive to the needs of the guests. They make you feel as though they really do care about their guests' experience. Other miscellaneous great points about Maderas Village: a) They organize several...

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Reviewed 9 April 2013

To do something magical, you need to break a few rules. Because it's not a canned experience, being at Madaras Village is a lot like being with someone you love. They change, move, play and inspire you to make the most of your time. They offered me the space to have an incredibly unique and wonderful experience... Challange accepted! There's...

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1Thank Oskie3
Reviewed 7 April 2013

"Value for money" is the main reason for me giving this place only 2 stars. If Maderas had been a place where we paid 20-30 dollars Per Night I would have given it 3-4 stars, But we paid 58 dollars Per person Per night (including the 17 % tax that They dont warn you about at the website and which...

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6Thank Fyijblojgf
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 April 2013

Eco-Quiz: Are you fed up with mad unchill hotels having your room ready for you within 5-6 hours of arrival? Been thirsting for interactions with other rad travelers screaming at you after they discover you in *their* room, and only after you've been told by the staff that it's *your* room? Are you down with sharing experiences with like-minded managers...

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31Thank em2667
San Juan del Sur, Rivas, Nicaragua
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Loved the food, great staff!!! I planned to stay for 3 days and ended up for three weeks. I would recommend this place for a extended stay, I have made many great friends whille vacationing here at Maderas Village and can't wait to go back!!!

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1Thank Jeremy K
New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Stayed recently at Maderas Village. Let me start by saying that Playa Maderas is pretty. It was great at sunset to watch the surfers while drinking Tonas on the beach. The staff and owners of Maderas Village are very friendly. We enjoyed the breakfasts and lunches....but the dinners were average, and there was only one option for $12. Compared to...

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2Thank BJen
New York, NY
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Let me start by saying that I am probably not the demographic that Maderas Village is targeting. I'm NOT in my twenties, I HAVE traveled (and lived) abroad, I DO speak Spanish and I DON'T live in Brooklyn. That said, if you are in your twenties, have limited foreign travel experience, don't speak Spanish and live in Brooklyn, you will...

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10Thank nycbuttercup
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Had an incredible 4 nights at Maderas Village in late January. There is the perfect amount of everything - and nothing - to do all at the same time here... surf, yoga, disc golf, hammocking, horseback riding, bonfires, reading, chatting, lazing and beach adventures... The days and nights are wonderfully long. The staff are amazing and and always around to...

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1Thank Kiran727
San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 13 March 2013

I spent a week at Maderas Village and essentially had one of the best travel experiences staying there. It's a great place to relax, chill, and be happy about doing absolutely nothing. That said, there are still a lot of activities to do including surfing, yoga, frisbee golf, day trips to other beaches in San Juan. The property itself has...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located at Maderas Beach, about 20 minutes outside of San Juan del Sur. We offer a three daily meals, either a la carte or as part of a pre-fixe menu. We are like a boutique hotel, but less pretentious. We love people who want a place to surf, read, debate, and do yoga daily; who want to lose themselves in a place, and find themselves in the people. We offer tailored packages for short-term guests and very reasonably priced rates for people planning to stay longer than 3 weeks. We are not in Lonely Planet or other guidebooks; we like having to be found. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Maderas Village

Address: Maderas Beach, San Juan del Sur 230492, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
The Maderas Village Hotel San Juan Del Sur
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