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El Jardin Hotel

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia 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 6 days ago NEWvia 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 6 days ago NEWvia 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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 13 January 2017

Our stay at El Jardin was simply wonderful. The food is as good as the view, and the vibe is perfect. Pierre and his partner are absolutely fantastic. They truly are good people who care about your experience. We were calling a taxi to go into town, and they stopped us and insisted we hitch a ride with them instead,...

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

Thank you so much for your feedback we really appreciate it. It is very nice to have guests like you that appreciate the place and the work we put into it! Kind Regards, Manon

Pamplona, Spain
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a week long stay in a beach type facility. But we didn't want to camp there we wanted activities and thankfully we found this paradise. Imagine a quite, nature surrounded cozy hotel with amazing bay views with a Belgium-French cuisine attached to it. The team working there is excellent, they are very kind and try to...

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

Hola Marcel, It was wonderful to have you and Carolina over and we are really happy you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure for us to organize your honey moon and we wish you all the best in your future! Enjoy your day. Caroline

Vancouver
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We booked one night. We loved it and decided to stay another evening. Then stayed another evening again!! The room was very comfortable, the hosts very friendly, the dogs welcoming and they loved our dog. The food was delicious and the views spectacular. We will definitely come back here!!! Only complaint was the wifi but the place is so fantastic...

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

Thank you for all these good words! It was really nice to meet you. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip in Nicaragua and do not hesitate to come back if you return to Nicaragua. I can't guarantee that wifi will be perfect but we will do our best :-) Caroline

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 Nicaragua's Emerald Coast. The hotel is located up a hill, 4 km (2,4 miles) North from San Juan del Sur. The access road has been repaired in December 2016. All types of vehicles can go up. 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 Nagascolo 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: $88 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Jardin Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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El Jardin Hotel San Juan Del Sur
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#5 Romantic Hotel in San Juan del Sur
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