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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2014

Up on the hill with a breathtaking view of the sunset from the infinity pool, Casa De Olas is a place I would happily return again and again. Carla and the bar stuff are heaps of fun and kept us entertained for hours, but it's also a great place to chill out pre and post Sunday Funday. Regular free shuttles...

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Glasgow
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Checked in here as naked tiger (next door) was full and boy were we pleased we did. Fantastic hostel, great hosts and amazing views. Would recommend it over naked tiger which was a non stop party with stupidly loud music 24/7. Casa de olas is a great balance of partying and a place to chill out. The Monday night roast...

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Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

Stayed here to enjoy Sunday Funday. They are all about it without being all about it. A little more "chilled" than the official party locations but Fred and Karla ensured we all got our tickets and proceeded to get us well warmed up and in party mode for the big day. Also, we had a awesome crew this weekend... We...

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 5 September 2014

We were out travelling for three months and this was by far the best hostel we stayed at. When we first arrived we got welcomed by the three guys working in the bar, showing us around and learning us about the buffalo rule (you're not allowed to drink with your right hand) and so one. Left our luggage in our...

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Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

You'd be nuts not to stay here! It's bloody awesome! Best vibe, amazing pool, awesome rooms, rad owners and the most epic Sunday funday pres in San Juan (and by pres I mean Monday through Sunday non stop tonãs and partying). Being away from town is so fine there's shuttles and there's not much reason to leave this heavenly place...

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Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

I've been to Casa twice and loved it both times. It's owned by an Aussie couple, Carla and Fred, but I think Buzz, the pet spider monkey, gets a say more often than not! It's got an awesome party vibe, a mixture between crazy drunken family BBQ and spring break. The infinity pool offers a beautiful view of the hills...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2014

we came to san juan mainly for the infamous sunday funday and a good stop before costa rica. so much better to stay here then at the naked tiger hostel next door.. (unbearable!) san jaun is great, go see the jesus statue at susnet and spend time in town! the good parts: such a beautiful view of the town and...

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Byron Bay, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2014

This place is one of the best hostels in the world! It's a home away from home, run by Fred & Carla who are amazing, wether you want to lie by the pool or have a drink at the bar you will love this place, the vibe is laid back and easy going, I met some awesome people at this...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 16 July 2014

The view is amazing, the atmosphere is great and it's a party every night. Unfortunately they have bedbugs. As I heard from others, and you can see in the reviews the problem is going on for months. People are sleeping outside and putting their bags on the roof. The owners really trying to get rid of the bedbugs by spraying...

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Casa-De-Olas, Owner at Casa De Olas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review re our hostel and the positives you mentioned. Regarding the bed bugs we have been fighting a few isolated cases of bed bugs bought in by travellers. We believe now we have formulated a solution to avoid the problem in the future and eradicating the bugs with a solution that is harmless to humans but...

Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

Im 21 an I was looking or a place to meet tons of people and have good time and I definitly did! I stayed there 16 days and I felt like home. Its 15$ a night but you get free water and the included breakfast is amazing (eggs, toats, fruits, pancakes, coffee). You put everything we eat/drink on your tab...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa de Olas, is a unique place to stay, blending the best of Bed & Breakfast, hotel and hostel together to create the Casa de Olas experience. We are situated on a hilltop over-looking the town and bay of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Our location provides endless views over the Pacific ocean with spectacular sunsets nightly. Casa De Olas is designed for the more discerning backpacker and budget travelers who are looking to find an oasis of luxury at affordable prices. In total we have 10 rooms and can accommodate a maximum of 75 guests at any one time. We have dorm rooms that can accommodate from 4-6 people with one room housing 14. Casa de Olas is designed for those traveling on a budget or in groups. All rooms are spacious with en-suites. We think staying a little out of town is the best way to experience all that San Juan del Sur and the surrounding area has to offer. Australian couple Fred and Carla are your hosts bringing a wealth of knowledge from their native land with a long resume in the hotel and restaurant industry. Fred and Carla are warm and always ready to give a recommendation. Take a look at our website, TripAdvisor and Facebook pages to find out more and we look forward to having you stay with us soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa De Olas

Address: Lot 6 Las Escaleras, San Juan del Sur 0000, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: $15 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Casa De Olas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“get air con room”
 of 5 bubbles tubby542, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The bar is noisy so rooms further away are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles F3244FBjamief, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Best views, best atmosphere”
 of 5 bubbles 750joelf, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The dorm in the back has aircon but the walls are thin, you've been warned.”
 of 5 bubbles 458megans, 24 Dec 2015 | Read review
“the private rooms are far from the hotel but the dorms are close to the music so more noisy”
 of 5 bubbles mariannedvenne, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
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