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Hostel Esperanza Reviews

BDF 1/2 al Sur, San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

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43 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 75%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

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Staff we're extremely friendly and helpful. Room was clean bedwas comfortable. Cold filtered water always available and breakfast was nice. Killer location. recommend


The room smelled but were what you'd expect for the price. There were only 2 toilets and offered little privacy but fair deal for the location and price.

  • 23rd Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


This was a great hostel and in an ideal location. The dorm rooms are in the front of the building and tend to be a bit noisy, although while we were there a festival was happening on this front street so the noise likely isn't usually a problem. The showers are good, beds are comfortable, and the sandwich bar is amazing. I would definitely stay in this hostel again.


overall a pretty good hostel in san juan located directly on the main strip close to all restaurants bars and the beach. the staff was very helpful with recommending restaurants and places to go based on your needs. if you plan on doing activities and spending most of your day on the beach/surfing/out, this hostel is for you.

  • 6th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The staff here are great. We had a situation coming in with a bad cab driver and the man working was very helpful in handling our situation with him safely. Staff are very helpful, place is nice and cheap.

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