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Playa Hermosa Beach Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$60*
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Collingwood, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing restaurant on an amazing beach. I didn't stay at the hotel but stayed at the beach all day and tried quite a few of their cocktails. They made the best mojito I've ever had, get the ginger one! The fish sandwich for lunch was incredible too! Service was truly excellent, some of the best that I experienced on...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good spot, nice beach, good service. Rooms are fan only - it was hot when we were there in April. Bring water and the essentials because they might not have it there for you (example - they don't sell sun screen at the hotel, they do sell water, small only, for 40 Cords after tax and tip (included) which is...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful and clean beach. The hotel offers a nice place to stay or to spend the day using the amenities. We enjoyed the great food and did horse back ridding. Very friendly staff. Just about 30 minutes from San Juan del Sur. It is worth the ride. Lovely sunsets!

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

First off I have never met kinder harder working people than those at Playa Hermosa beach hotel as well as the restaurant. I almost came back just because of how wonderful they all were. However there were a few things that made me leave after one night . So here are my tips. Book 1 night at a time ....

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Arrived at San Juan which was rammed for Semana Santa and were unimpressed by the beach there. Took a day trip out here and absolutely loved it. Great beach, huge and really empty despite it being high season. The food and drinks here were great and service was spot on, sometimes a little slow but who cares when you're on...

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Managua, Nicaragua
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The beach is awesome and the people from the bar was really nice, but the place is full of bugs around the bar, it doesn't smell well, the rooms are not that clean and we wake up with some marks in our legs of bugs.. like fleas bite us. Gross definitely disgusting. It's a shame.

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Reviewed 24 March 2017

this is a bit far from the main city. so plan for a 30-45 commute. the property offers two free shuttles a day or else can arrange a taxi for 15 US. the beach is gorgeous. stand out features are the on site surf lessons. 25 US per person including all day board rentals with kind instructors who were able...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Drove here one day to check it out. Large beach with great waves. Service on the beach with drinks and food. Free use of lockers as well which was an added bonus. Would go again. Rentals are also offered for boogie boards and surf boards

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Managua, Nicaragua
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Playa Hermosa is a beautiful beach. Unfortunately the only way to enjoy this pristine coastline is dealing with the terrible, abusive management at the hotel/restaurant. I've been here dozens of times over the years, and recently it has gotten worse and worse. The food and drinks have gotten terrible and ridiculously expensive, which is compounded by the ever-increasing "cover charge"...

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Winlaw, Canada
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Was greeted to the hotel with a complimentary cocktail as the manager gave us a briefing of the facility. Very helpful and friendly staff. The food was fresh,very flavourful and beautifully prepared. Although there were lots of surfers and sunbathers on the beach during the day, they went home at the end of the day and only the hotel guests...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This hotel is part of the Playa Hermosa Surf Camp. 3km of gorgeous private beach is your front yard. 4 rooms with 5 beds each and 4 x doubles upstairs. Surf, horseback ride on the beach, or just relax on the beach where Survivor Nicaragua was filmed... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Playa Hermosa Beach Hotel

Address: Camino Ostional 6.6KM al Sur de SJDS, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: $64 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Rooms range from basic to very comfortabler”
vckia, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I went there for the ocean and beach experience not the hotel”
mahg0, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“upper rooms are nice and ocean side is best as the other side has roosters from a neighbouring farm that will wake you at 4am :)”
723heatherj, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Oceanview rooms have the afternoon sun and the cool breaze often comes from land and not from the ocean.”
jeroenh324, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Dorm room is hot! Choose a bottom bunk in dorm for best airflow.”
sandib262, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
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