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Reviewed 23 January 2011

I went to El Salvador first two weeks of January 2011 and was hoping to spend my entire stay at this hotel. I was truly hoping to enjoy my stay there as I had seen the website and pictures, etc. I had also negotiated a better price for my 2 weeks long stay with the owner. However, my stay at this hotel ended up being a nightmare and I want to share my experience in TripAdvisor.

The location of the hotel is great as it is in front of the malecon and the ocean. During the weekends the hotel is full of people, mostly locals, who come to enjoy the hotel, pool, food, and the beach. However, beside weekends, the hotel is mostly empty and for the first five nights, I was the only person in the second floor of the hotel. I was told by the owner that there are two security guards in the hotel at night. However, I only saw one: old man with a machete doing his rounds at night.

The sixth night I was at the hotel, I went to have supper with some friends at a local restaurant. When I returned to my room about midnight, I noticed my video camera, cell phone, and memory sticks were gone from the counter. When I checked my suitcase, I noticed the zipper was broken and they had stolen $200 dollars in cash. Luckily, they did did not take my passport, credit and debit cards, etc. When I went looking for the security guy (old guy with machete) he was nowhere to be found, and beside the security people this hotel does not have other staff at night. I immediately got my belongings and left the hotel, as I was scared they may return for more money and/or for my papers. I ended up checking in at a smaller hotel close by who reluctantly let me in after I explained I was robbed at the Posada.

Next day I returned to the hotel and I talked to the owner. I explained situation to the owner and he apologized. However, he put the blame on my as he said that the night I was robbed I had friends visiting me at the hotel. When I explained that my friends (whom I know for a couple of years) had gone with me for supper, he still blamed me for my lost. He said that the hotel could only compensate me with $100 dollars for my lost, which was going to be deducted from the security guard (old guy with machete). I had already prepaid for 7 nights the day I checked in; however I only stay 5 nights. They did not return my money for those 2 nights I did not spend at the hotel.

I try to keep an open mind and I do enjoy writing positive reviews about the places I visit. However, this is my first time that I am robbed in a hotel and where the owners treated me badly. Locals I talked to in La Libertad agreed that this was an "inside job" and that tourists had been robed at this hotel before. There are many places you can stay in La Libertad, especially if you go for surfing trips, but I would strongly suggest you stay away form the Posada de Don Lito. Good luck.

  • Stayed: January 2011, travelled solo
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Reviewed 4 September 2015
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  • Stayed: August 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 August 2014
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Room Tip: al parecer solo hay una habitacion que tiene television en todo el hotel, habra que peguntar a el genrente como reservarla, aunque insisto nunca te hospedes aqui.
  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 18 October 2013
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  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 1 July 2013
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  • Stayed: June 2013
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