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Nico Urban Hotel

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 July 2015

The Casa ILB is surely the best-kept secret in San Salvador. Far from the bustling crowds of the Metrocentro in the safe and leafy suburb of Zona Rosa, it provides the personalized service that very few hotels--even those that call themselves boutique hotels--still do. It is in a former neo-colonial mansion, each room an original room in the house with...

Thank Chiguata
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

You can stay here and feel like you are alone in the whole house! The service of the personel its amazing, the master suite its amazingly modern and minimalistic. Really fresh you can not feel the hot weather outside i really recomend staying at this hotel!

Thank Enrique F
Paris, France
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Forget the endless hotel corridors and staff who work like machines! Staying at the Casa ILB gives you the feeling of staying at someone's home. When we arrived in the evening, the friendly barman of the restaurant showed us to our bedroom, which was modern, sober and comfortable. And very quiet! The breakfast lounge with garden sitting is pleasant and...

Thank Bastille_Flat
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Beautiful, quiet spaces, plushy beds and is filled with employees who will do anything to make your stay perfect. There is a quiet bar and the attached restaurant is rated #1 in San Salvador. It is also very safe and secure. I really loved this wonderful hotel.

Thank Sandisea5
El Dorado Hills, California
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Really terrific boutique hotel in the center of the Zona Rosa with lots of really nice touches: red velvet muffins on the bed on arrival, large 'rainmaker' shower, huge California King, and breakfast patio surrounded by flowers. The gin bar is also a real treat with a knowledgeable bartender, and a great selection of gins. The onsite restaurant is also...

Thank Jeff B
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Casa ILB is a lovely city estate that has been turned into a restaurant and gorgeous inn. The room was well appointed with a very comfortable king bed, beautifully updated bathroom with a luxurious shower. The common areas are comfortable and chic. Samaria, the manager, greeted us warmly and attended to every need throughout our stay. Breakfast was simple but...

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1Thank James S
New Brunswick
Reviewed 25 January 2015

The hotel is located in a safe, quiet neighbourhood. The restaurant is Italian as is the owner and the food is excellent. It was our second stay and we hope to return again soon. Major sites and some other hotels and restaurants are a short can ride away.

1Thank TheLyon
Epping, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Fantastic place, modern and chic. The room was huge and the king bed comfortable. The breakfast was lovely; you can call to the kitchen for eggs, made to order. There is also a machine to make espresso. The hotel located in a very nice area, and is very close to safe walking area and fancy restaurants and bars in San...

1Thank Elena A
Taline_Hernandez, Gerente at Nico Urban Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elena, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us, we are so glad you enjoyed your time in San Salvador. It makes us specially proud that you mentioned our service above all, because all of our staff truly love creating memorable experiences for our guests. We hope your travels bring you and Valentine back to our little...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Casa ILB This is a tiny hotel of 5 rooms with an excellent restaurant. In fact, it's easier to think of it as a restaurant where you can stay overnight. The rooms are amazing. We stayed in suite #1. Very quiet. Super comfortable king sized bed. Nice bathroom with rainfall shower. Nice amenities. Breakfast was fine. There's a machine to...

Thank Lindaw143
Taline_Hernandez, Gerente at Nico Urban Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Linda, Thank you so much for sharing your lovely experience with us, I'm so glad to hear that you really enjoyed our little piece of paradise amidst the city. I'm just really sorry you couldn't enjoy our bar and restaurant fully throughout your stay. But I hope this will encourage you to come back and visit us to try...

Reviewed 8 November 2014

Incredible luxury for $160 USD/night. Large high-ceiling rooms, marble floors, giant walk in closet, designer furniture, flat screen TVs. Our favourite was the nicely manicured garden/patio area with complimentary espresso coffee, Dolce de Leche snacks and toffees! Our lovely English speaking host Talina gave us great advice on restaurants and places to visit in San Salvador. It is located in...

1Thank restless1ne
Taline_Hernandez, Gerente at Nico Urban Hotel, responded to this review

Dear restless1ne, Thank you so much for such a wonderful review about your stay with us, we are always delighted to hear our guests have enjoyed our time with us! I hope you enjoyed the tour we arranged for you as well as the rest of your vacations in El Salvador. It was a real pleasure meeting a lovely couple...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Nico! In the multicultural language is Esperanto, Nico is the word for niche. As such, we have refurbished the hotel to offer a special place within the city, where you will be able to enjoy your stay - the tranquility, comfort and good treatment - as if you were in your own home. With the objective of getting to know the talent and quality of design of El Salvador, fills us with pride that all the furniture, from the bed to the sofas, the art on the walls and many of the accessories of your room are a creation. Whether your visit is for one night or several weeks, we want it to be memorable. ! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nico Urban Hotel

Address: Boulevar Del Hipodromo #605 | Colonia San Benito, San Salvador, El Salvador (Formerly Casa ILB il Bongustaio)
Region: El Salvador > San Salvador Department > San Salvador
Price Range: $177 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nico Urban Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Nico Urban Hotel El Salvador/San Salvador
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Salvador
#8 Business Hotel in San Salvador
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