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Campobasso, Italy
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this place a couple of weeks ago and had really good time. To be honest we were looking for a very quiet place who hit was. Do not expect too much going on as it is a bit far from San Juan Del Sur and a but in the middle of nowhere but, looking around, I think...

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lukeboychuk, General Manager at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort. I am glad to see that you had a great vacation with us, however some points you mentioned I would just like to clarify. The rooms are cleaned daily (quick clean), then a full clean with replacement of towels, etc...every 2 - 3 days, unless...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We stayed at Surf Ranch with my girlfriend at the deluxe condo and we had a lovely time. The whole place is amazing with all the activities. I have never stayed in a hotel where you can actually skate so it was awesome! Deluxe condo had it's own private rooftop terrace with a hammock suited for two. The whole experience...

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us and I am honored to hear that you think the Surf Ranch is the best hotel in town. We strive to be the best and are always adding new additions and comforts. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to having you back again soon. Thank you

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Had really wonderful experience here! Stayed for 5 nights with my boyfriend in a deluxe condo and could not be happier. The staff is super nice and helpful and the rooms and pool area were really nice and clean. I loved the fact that there is something for everyone. You can play beach volley or skate in a skatepark or...

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort. It was great to have you stay with us for 5 nights and I am glad to hear you enjoyed our deluxe rooms and especially the pina coladas :) Thank you again and we look forward to your return. All the best.

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We had a pleasant stay over there in one of the rooms with the terrace above (really spacious). The room was ok clean and the staff was friendly , but the location it's quite hard accessible (I do not reccommend it unless you have your own car). On the top of that, I think the price was too expensive for...

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Adinna Thank you for staying us at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort. We take pride in our location, being 3km from downtown, far enough from all the noise, hustle and bustle, but yet close enough to be in town in 5 minutes or less. We are also the closest resort to the southern surf beaches, located on the river...

Bangkok
Reviewed 5 February 2016

I stayed in the deluxe condo #1 and I absolutely recommend it. It is quiet (on the corner, so no neighbors), spacious and clean. Has AC as well and right nearby the pool. Really enjoyed my stay...the resort is clean, staff are helpful. Great spot to chill!

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at the Surf Ranch. I am glad to hear you enjoyed deluxe unit 1, as well as the staff. Thank you again for staying with us and we will see you again soon. Lucas Boychuk Director of Operations

Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Had a great time the service was excellent, I met tons of action sports celebrities. My wife also enjoyed her stay The staff accommodated her very well and fulfilled all of her needs , she says that she will also be going back possibly even doing a solo trip ! That's how comfortable she feels here. Rooms were comfortable and...

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lukeboychuk, General Manager at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua. It is great you got to meet some pro athletes during your stay. I am glad you enjoyed the new updated renovated rooms. Looking forward to seeing yourself and your wife here again soon. Send us an email and...

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Reviewed 23 January 2016

The place in general is great, i have been there many times with family and friends. There is something to do for everybody, swin, climb, jump, play, etc, the staff is nice and friendly, and the dog too! The pool and everything was clean! At night is quiet and calm the ilumination is super relaxing

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lukeboychuk, Manager at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort. It is great to see you here more than once. Thank you for your customer loyalty and we can't wait to see you again soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic time at the surf ranch! The staff was great very clean the pool was awesome perfect place to get away and relax or go to have some fun with drinks very glad I went to the surf ranch lots of great memories and I will defiantly be going back!!

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lukeboychuk, General Manager at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort. It was a pleasure to have you and I am honored to hear you had a great vacation and we will see you again soon. All the best. Lucas Boychuk Director of Operations

Reviewed 21 January 2016

Went to Surf Ranch expecting an air conditioned clean room. Looked at reviews and it looked fine by the rating. Got in late about 1030 and sat at the bar for an all inclusive drink and ordered some food. The food took forever to come and it was terrible. We went to the cottage and found a room with paint...

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lukeboychuk, General Manager at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Edward Tunney I would like to point out that you booked 2 vacations in advance over the holidays. The holidays are non refundable as they are booked out 100%, few months in advance. If we have people cancelling last minute after they show up, then this leaves a vacant room, which could of been used by another guest. This is...

Haleiwa, Hawaii
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Surfboards- I am a lifelong surfer who chose not to bring a board from Kauai because the Surf Ranch supposedly provides them. And they do, technically. Each board was in unrideable condition. Waterlogged, covered in unrepaired dings, absolute hunks of garbage. Most worrying was the repair policy they make you sign that charges outrageous rates for ding repair. Without a...

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lukeboychuk, Director of Sales at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Rory Parker Thank you for staying with us at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort. It was great to be in contact with you via email before you arrived, so I had the chance to say that we offer surf boards, but if we did not have your style, we could get you any type of board in town....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Surf Ranch in San Juan Del Sur, features Nicaragua's largest skateboard park, rock climbing wall, private gym, airbag jump, volleyball court, world class restaurant & bar, swimming pool & swim up bar, poolside cabanas, standard rooms, villas, and deluxe condos. The Surf Ranch offers many extreme sports and activities such as surfing, skateboarding, sailing, fishing, yoga, rock climbing and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort

Address: Empalme de El Valle, 991.5 m al Este, San Juan del Sur 47008, Nicaragua (Formerly Surf Ranch Action Sports Resort)
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: $78 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“I think AC is standard in all rooms, but if not, definitely worth springing for.”
 of 5 bubbles DS31488, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were put in one of the last available rooms for booking, which did not have air conditioning. There was enough air circulation to make it comfortable, however.”
 of 5 bubbles 400mirandab, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the deluxe condo was the best!”
 of 5 bubbles magisan03, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a safe.”
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“standard room was perfect for me”
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