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El Jardin Hotel and Restaurant

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El Jardin is the perfect place to relax while enjoying amazing views on the Pacific Ocean. Gorgeous view, Good food, Great wines. Our family run hotel is located up a hill, 4 km (2,4 miles) North from busy San Juan del Sur. We offer free shuttles to town twice a day for those who like a little action. You can also spend the day by the pool where you can sip a cocktail enjoying stunning views on Nacascolo bay. Each room has a private bathroom and features charming decor with cheerful colors. Our Deluxe have a private terrace overlooking the ocean which is the perfect spot to watch the sunset. Our restaurant is open for lunch and dinners. We have international food ( burgers, salads, pasta, tacos), excellent meat and we are also very proud to offer European inspired options (including Beef Bourguignon, Tapenade, Homemade fish lasagna and many more). We also have a wonderful selection of Italian and French wines. Looking forward to welcome you!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Laundry Service
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Liberia Airport84 km
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Saw reviews on trip advisor so thought we would give it a go. Nice atmosphere. Food very nice and staff very welcoming. Would return and recommend to others. Seems that this is used by regulars which is always a good sign. Menu was varied and offers something for all tastes.
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We stayed two nights and wish we had time to stay longer. The view was amazing from the room, pool area and restaurant. The staff, Dennis and the other seems to really enjoy their work and the road up wasn't to bad even with our small car.
We can imagine that is even more beauti
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Great service, nice, friendly people, nice clean rooms, great food, gorgeous view! Such a peaceful and serene ambiance. Very nice pool that is welcoming even after dark. I would definitely come back. Little slice of heaven.
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Response from Caroline D, Owner at El Jardin Hotel and Restaurant
Responded 06 Apr 2018
Thank you Katie. It is always nice to see that some people enjoy this place and its charm as much as we do. We were happy ot share our little slice of heaven with you. Have a good day. Caroline
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My stay at this beautiful hotel was one of the best travel experiences I’ve had. The hotel is located in the coastal hills of San Juan Del Sur. Since it’s not in town you have a beautiful, relaxing retreat after long days adventuring, with easy access and free shuttles to and fro
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Response from Caroline D, Owner at El Jardin Hotel and Restaurant
Responded 06 Apr 2018
Hi Sophia, Thank you so much. It was great to have you and Bronwyn over and I am happy you enjoyed your stay and Nicaragua in general. I hope you will be back. Glad you enjoyed the food. I guess some people find it expensive because compared to other parts of Nicaragua, it is true that San Juan del Sur in general is expensive and indeed, our place is not the cheapest because we try to offer quality products and something different. We always have best quality meat for example. I guess, it is probably also different feeling when people come for one week or two in Nicaragua compared to others who travel long term. Anyway, Thank you for sharing your love of El Jardin. Hope you will be back. Have a wonderful day. Caroline
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We were in San Juan for 3 days in January. There was a concern that we were too far out of town...but that did not turn out to be the case. It was a beautiful, peaceful environment outside of a noisy town. Our room was very nice with a balcony overlooking the pool with a beautifu
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Response from Caroline D, Propriétaire at El Jardin Hotel and Restaurant
Responded 13 Mar 2018
Hi Sam, Thank you for your review. Seems on the recent ones, Pandora seems to be a highlight at the hotel ;-) She is indeed adorable. glad you enjoyed the food. We are working very hard to have a good menu with various options which is really challenging sometimes. Indeed, we are outside of town but I do like the quietness here and as you said, it is not that complicated to go back and forth. happy you got to relax in our beautiful hotel. Have a good day. Caroline
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Desde la terraza un atardecer soñado
From room 6
is El Jardin along the road to the big Jesus statue? I have stayed in that area an it is not an easy walk, but there were cabs easily available or is the location more remote?
Hi John, The location is a bit more remote. We are in front of Bahia Nacascolo which is the first bay North of San Juan del Sur. Approximately 25-30 mintues walk to the Jesus neighborhood. We are up a hill. We give one free shuttle to town daily after breakfast. Otherwise, taxi costs NIO 150 during the day and NIO 200 at night. Have a good day!
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Is cable television available in all rooms?
We did not have a tv in our room.
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I'm very interested in staying at El Jardin. I was wondering if there are any beaches close by for surfing? If so, so how far is it? Thank you!
Do you have one room for Friday night free? Gerald A Smith.
How many minute walk to the beach or drive to the beach? Is there shuttle service to the beach provided by the hotel?
"Definitely splurge and go for the ocean view rooms, they are gorgeous"
"The upstairs rooms with a balcony and view of the ocean."
"We stayed in room 6 - the view from our balcony matches that of the pool area and dining area"
"All rooms have a great view"
"view of the ocean"
US$58 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
el jardin hotel san juan del sur
NicaraguaRivas DepartmentSan Juan del Sur
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