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Playa Maderas, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Aug 16, 2017
“Sympathetic little café at an isolated beach (only rating the café, not the hotel)”
Sep 30, 2016
“Very isolated and all salt water”
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We didn't sleep there but we wanted to drop a comment about the café on the beach. We had Nacatamales there and enjoyed the food and the drinks very much. Great view on the beach and a good place to meet people, since there are...More

Thank LucLeDuc93
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This place has a beautiful location, hostel looks great too. Just outside it is a little bar/cafe you can eat and drink at too, as well as another just down the road. Only issues were that all the water was salt water, including the shower...More

Thank Babak B
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We tried to make a reservation through all channels but had no luck so we took our chances, bought enough food for 3 nights and walked from Playa Maderas. When we arrived there was no one else staying so we enjoyed the tranqulity. The owners...More

2  Thank Idefix82
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Given the limited number of options for where to stay in Maderas when on a budget, Matilda's is a good choice. It attracts a friendly, chilled out crowd and has a good vibe. It's on a very secluded part of the beach - nice for...More

Thank Cleo P
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

It's taken me a long time to write this review - I stayed here with my friend in 2013. We had a wonderful time staying for approximately five nights. You can buy food at local accommodation but there is not much else around. The beach...More

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Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
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Matilda`s Hotel San Juan Del Sur
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"If you stay in a dog house ask for one with a fan"
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"If you are on a low budget you should choose the dorms over the privates as they are almost of the same..."
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"Bring groceries with you!! There are no stores around to purchase food. Make sure to check out the rocks to..."
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"The room with the shared bathroom was reasonable and nice - if there was electricity and thus a fan I am sure..."
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