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Mama Sara House

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mara Sara's is the place to stay in San Juan Del Sur! You can not beat her location, her customer service, and her price! For $20 you get a room, use of kitchen, friendly service, and home made food! The terrace is a great place to enjoy a coffee while looking upon the ocean! Sara is the best host I...

Thank Amrine O
Manizales, Colombia
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I stayed here for 3 nights. The place is clean, very well located and a great value for the money you pay. There is a shared kitchen, well equipped to cook basic meals. There is a cozy living area with a balcony overlooking the street that leads you to the beach in less than 2 minutes. The place is very...

Thank Paskl1972
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in this hotel. The host was very nice offering food, but the room was not as good as we thought it will be. All the rooms are in a corridor and can be very noisy if the other people decide to have drinks until late in the living room. Fans can also be very noisy and...

Thank Olivier B
Lucerne, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for 4 nights and it was really cool. Very friendly owner family. Wellcome drink and food was offered, a lot of talks.. u feel like home. Rooms are nice and clean balcony is chill arena. I mean there are such a lot other places in san juan ... but the friendly persons here broght us 2 times...

Thank sam188064
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Mama Sara is so welcoming and runs a great hostel. She fed us upon arrival and continued to give us home cooked snacks and fruit during our stay. There is a balcony that over looks the street and the beach which is a 2 minute walk away. The living room and kitchen are spacious and a nice place to meet...

Thank shenlyn
Lima, Ohio
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Mama Sara found us wandering on the street and brought us to the hostel. She showed us the place and we were sold, then proceeded to feed us. Every day she'd show up with snacks and always warm greetings. Great breeze in the private rooms, clean, place to do your laundry, kitchen, basically everything you need. I'd definitely stay here...

Thank Jessica M
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Nice, small rooms with a fan for 20$ a night (2 people). Shared bathrooms, a community kitchen and just a 100 meters ( 300 feet) to the beach. As San Juan del Sur isn't exactly big, you're also close to the main street. The owner is extremely friendly and offers every guest a snack every afternoon (for free). They have...

Thank travelfrogg
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Mama Sara and her family are the sweetests hosts. They were always taking care of us, whether it was calling us a cab, feeding us, or engaging us in conversation. We stayed in a private room on the third floor. It was super clean! And affordable. Highly recommend.

Thank Andiedenis
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Very welcoming host who brought us free food every day we were there. Comfy beds, with good fans, but could benefit from putting nets up around the air vent as we were bitten each night. Very clean though. Shared bathroom is a good option as there are so few rooms so not sharing with many. Also there is a shared...

Thank rpatz39
Seinajoki, Finland
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Mama Sara is amazing owner of this nice and cozy hostal. My boyfriend already knew this place so we decided to stay for one night during our weekend trip in San Juan. Mama Sara recognized my boyfriend and said "Welcome to your home" so I felt really warm and welcome straight away. Our room on the second floor was nice,...

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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Mama Sara House

Address: Calle Iglesia, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Number of rooms: 28
Also Known As:
Mama Sara House Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur
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“Rooms closer to the kitchen have better wi-fi acess”
 of 5 bubbles , 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“second floor is quieter”
 of 5 bubbles travelfrogg, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Be nice to Mama Sara and she will be nice to you!”
 of 5 bubbles jamesho11, 16 Nov 2015 | Read review
“rooms all about equal”
 of 5 bubbles nowanv, 11 May 2015 | Read review
“Room 2 had good wifi and beautiful mural on wall”
 of 5 bubbles JessVIndeed, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
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