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Flores, Guatemala
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Was lucky to get a reservation last minute for us and friends over NYE however in doing so I maybe missed some details that hindered our full experience. THE PROS as per many listed the location was great, breakfast included which we found fulfilling, Ray was very hospitable, rooms were clean although a bit aged, bed was comfortable. We also...

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Reviewed 18 December 2014

We spent one night at the B&B, we did not have a reservation but were able to get a room. The room was clean and had a shared bathroom on the side. It was very loud in the room due to street parties which you can't avoid in December but that with the owners TV was too much. The staff...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 August 2014

We spent 3 nights at this great B & B and loved getting to know the other guests and Ray, the owner. Our room had a queen sized bed and Ray brought in a cushion for our daughter to use for her bed on the floor. It wasn't ideal but since we weren't in the room much and had access...

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Saint Augustine, Florida
Reviewed 19 June 2014

I have stayed at The Secret Cove Inn twice in the past three years for a total of 5 weeks. Very affordable American quality B&B with lots of local touches. They have done some nice upgrades over the past 3 years as you can see from the photos. The family that runs the Inn are very well informed and helpful...

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Santa Rosa
Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

The Secret Cove Inn was perfect for us. They have four rooms, the two on each side of the house share one bathroom. We got lucky and there was no one else on our side so we had the bathroom to ourselves. The owner, Ray, is American and it was nice to be able to communicate easily. His grandson Jeremy...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 February 2014

You'll be hard pressed to find a better value than the Secret Cove. SJDS has a lot of cheap hostels (targeted towards the younger partying crowd) but less in the mid-range. When I first came to Nicaragua/SJDS in 2012, I searched pretty much the whole town looking for a good balance between clean/comfortable and affordable and was not disappointed here....

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Ray and his staff are wonderful people. I visited San Juan Del Sur four times between 2012 and 2013 and the Secret Cove is by far the best fit for me. I am a budget traveler and appreciate the balance between price and amenities. They offer: Wifi, Cable TV, free calls to US and Canada, free coffee and a Nica...

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La Paz
Reviewed 14 January 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed here for three nights and liked it a lot. We had a large double room with two fans and adjoining bathroom (we shared with the room next door). They had an electric shower for hot water which worked ok. There was mosquito protection on the window to keep out the bugs. Breakfast is included in...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 January 2014

I really liked this place. The room my wife and I stayed in was large, comfortable, and well decorated. It also had windows to the outside (which seem to be hard to come by in NI). The location is kind of tucked away inconspicuously in the center of town in a well decorated house. The owner and his family were...

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 January 2014

We stayed here for two nights over New Years. It was a good location, the room was nice, and the common area was nice - the living room of the American family that owns it. The bathroom was shared, but it was a jack and jill style so we hardly noticed it was shared. We enjoyed talking to the three...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about The Secret Cove Inn

Address: Av El Albanil, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: $32 - $37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Secret Cove Inn Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur
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“Don't expect the Ritz Carlton, but this is a nice place, and definitely the best deal around.”
 of 5 bubbles DavidG392, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Check your room for bed bugs!”
 of 5 bubbles Trude57, 20 Jun 2015 | Read review
“If you want in from wifi get a room close to the dining room”
 of 5 bubbles Adventureglo61, 16 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Make sure you don't have a room opening up to the neighbors fire!”
 of 5 bubbles pczarnik, 13 Jan 2015 | Read review
“I like the first room on the left side of the main hallway. I think it is room 1”
 of 5 bubbles 178scottj, 19 Jun 2014 | Read review
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