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    Hotel Brio

    300 m East of the Pacific | Playa Gigante, Rivas, Playa Gigante, Nicaragua
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    Traveller (10)
    Pool & Beach (5)
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    Overview
    • Excellent69%
    • Very good14%
    • Average8%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible1%
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    Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

    We enjoyed our stay at Hotel Brio for 5 nights. The 'volunteers'/staff at the hotel are great. Very friendly, welcoming and good bar/restaurant service. They are probably the best thing about Hotel Brio! :) The food was good, but apparently it is usually better -the...More

    Thank Amanda N
    Response from Robert D, Owner at Hotel BrioResponded 27 April 2017

    Many thanks for review Amanda. You touched on many of the things that we think make Brio unique: proximity, pool, privacy, staff. We will certainly take your suggestions into account when adding some touches to our economy rooms. Enjoy your travels!!

    Reviewed 6 April 2017

    Clean, safe and fun. The hotel is a run by caring volunteers who know how to serve up nice food and drinks on a budget. Expect healthy food in large servings after a long day at the beach. The owner is pretty hot, too!More

    Thank Jena-Noone
    Response from Robert D, Owner at Hotel BrioResponded 27 April 2017

    It is always wonderful to get a concise review from a happy guest! We have worked diligently to get our onsite organic gardens producing at this level so guests can enjoy fresh garden to table salads, etc. And yes, our volunteer staff do a great...More

    Reviewed 20 February 2017

    My friend and I were staying with a home stay so we didn't end up with a room here but they hosted a great little volleyball match with locals and tourists. We enjoyed an excellent cocktail and meal in the bar before the match. I...More

    Thank VicNumNums
    Response from Robert D, Owner at Hotel BrioResponded 9 March 2017

    Wow... what a pleasure it is to receive a review like yours!! We continually strive to create an inviting ambiance and a unique, positive experience for everyone who visits Brio. Our Saturday afternoon volleyball/swimming gatherings are part of that mission and we are so pleased...More

    Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

    Room was dirty washroom had issues they moved us to another room and charged us more than double. breakfast was good but hard to get other meals only certain days kitchen was open but food was good when open. The Nicaraguan staff were very helpful...More

    Thank Randy N
    Response from Robert D, Owner at Hotel BrioResponded 9 March 2017

    Many thanks for the feedback. I have not been quite sure how to respond to your review since this is such an odd case, but I will give it a go... We certainly knew you were not happy from the day you arrived at the...More

    Reviewed 20 December 2016

    I was at Brio for a team building/planning event and it was a great experience. The rooms were simple but nice, the attention was excellent, the staff was very helpful and accommodating to our needs and changes and the food was great.

    Thank NorixZeta
    Response from Robert D, Owner at Hotel BrioResponded 27 February 2017

    What a pleasure it has been to host your group twice in the past year!! Scott and the rest of the team are always the most gracious guests. We look forward to having you back in 2017. Saludos y abrazos!

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Multilingual Staff
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$40 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Location
    • Nicaragua >
    • Rivas Department >
    • Playa Gigante
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    Randy N
    10 October 2016|
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    Response from Robert D | Property representative |
    Hello! Easiest way is to get a taxi directly from the airport to Hotel Brio, which is a 2.5 hour drive. We can help arrange the taxi for you; most of our drivers charge $80 unless there is too much luggage, surfboards... More
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    5 September 2016|
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    Response from Rose Mary G | Reviewed this property |
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    "The Amarillo rooms are great for kids and groups of buddies (bunk beds)"
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    "The rooms at the top, Colorado I think, had the best views"
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    "you want a quiet night after raging for a couple of days, head here."
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