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Chale's House

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Cusco, Peru
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Loved my stay here. Chales house is right in the centre of town close to everything. Really quiet with cheap private en-suite rooms and good wifi. Perfect if you want to get away from the partys in town. There is a good kitchen if you wanted to cook and an awesome hammock to chill out in. The owners are really...

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Really liked staying at chales house. Very central, very quiet and very clean rooms. We had a relaxing time exploring the beaches and the town. It's not the most flooded by backpackers kinda place, which is nice since the rest of San Juan is. Would definitely recommend it.

Thank Stephanie F
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Place was a bit disappointing for me. When I arrived there were no other people around, except for old men. Not, what I was looking for, but it seemed that this place attracted more people like that, which is totally fine of course. My room (super super small) was next to the communal space, which made it hard to sleep...

Thank Mar B
San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I am living at Chales House the staff carlos and wife are wonderful and helpful rooms are clean and comfortable manager on site and no excessive drinking and wild parties Has shared full kitchen wifi and cable tv Next to market for great food at reasonable prices I would stay here again and recommend to friends

Thank ernienica
Managua, Managua, Nicaragua
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

In Semana Santa's its a hard date to get a decent place to sleep. The place it's very secure. Little market's and food are near's from the place. The beach is at 3 block's and the bank is at 2 house's.

Thank HarryPSG
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Great welcome. Carlos was painting the place, so everything looked really nice and fresh. The room was simpel but clean. We didn't used the kitchen, but I think its a big plus. There is an outside area with hammocks. Chale's house is very close to the beach and restaurants, great place!

Thank Ruud G
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed for three nights. Rooms are okay sized but fairly basic. The bathroom was small (the toilet gave very little room to sit on the seat properly, had to go in a an angle) and the shower was good. Hot room at night even with three fans going full blast. Not a party spot at all if that's what you're...

Thank Agos R
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2015

This place was more 3.5 stars - maybe a notch up from 'average', but not quite 'very good'! Everywhere else was booked out and we stumbled on this little place. It has a nice porch/reception with rocking chairs, a communal bench table area and quiet rooms. Glad we found it as it was quiet, cleanish (there was a cockroach in...

Thank planetwanderer
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

We spent great 4 days in Chale's House. Nice simple room with bathroom for 20 dollars (july), calm place, just 200m from the beach, friendly owners are always ready to help with anything, their cute kids still make some fun. Best choice if you want to relax and not party in a hostel.

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Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Great budget place. Clean nice rooms. Ours had two fans (super clutch in the heat). Loved the communal kitchen and fridge. It's great to have cold water or drinks during the day. Nice and quiet away from San Juan madness. And close to everything you need! The people who spoke English here weren't around so it's better if you can...

Thank AylaSesh

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chale's House Hostel offers you pleasant, clean and accessible rooms. From our location you can reach on foot or by transport to the major attractions in San Juan del Sur.We offer several rooms with all amenities. Each room has either a matrimonial bed or bunk beds for up to three people, with their own bathroom, fan, and all at a great price. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chale's House

Address: Avenida del Mercado, 10 m south of the Market, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: $32 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“clean private rooms, nice and quiet”
852wayned, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“When traveling security is always a concern, these rooms have huge, heavy sliding doors that you padlock when exiting,,, nice… plenty of storage space too….like a walk in closet… nice too..”
102RobertH102, 2 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Rooms toward the rear upper level are probably best.”
jidoo, 24 Jan 2014 | Read review
“The rooms upstaires get lots of air, nice and cool(er) at night.”
PatsyH517, 4 Nov 2012 | Read review
“Room #1 (our room) has 2 fans and the most breezes.”
Thriftydrifter, 10 Aug 2012 | Read review
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