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    Rancho Cecilia Nicaragua

    Las Marias, Playa Maderas, San Juan del Sur 84092, Nicaragua
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    Traveller (104)
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    • Excellent80%
    • Very good15%
    • Average4%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
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    “solar power” (7 reviews)
    “short drive” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Shuttle Bus Service
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    8 Oct9 Oct
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 139 reviews

    Reviewed 23 May 2017

    If you are looking for basic clean accommodation isolated from any noise and people, you found it for a good price! It was super clean, everything was working well, surrounded by so many animals, butterflies, birds, and insects lol can't escape those! This was a...More

    Thank Laurence L
    Reviewed 27 April 2017

    If you are looking for quiet and secluded, Rancho Cecilia is for you! Their cabanas are simple but clean and comfortable. The solar power was pretty finnicky for us: our power cut out several times on our first day, leaving us without a fan for...More

    Thank emilycranelinn
    Response from ranchocecilia, Owner at Rancho Cecilia NicaraguaResponded 17 May 2017

    Rancho Cecilia is located on 4.3 acres, in the jungle, off the Coast Highway road. We are in the Playa Maderas-Marsella neighborhood but not on the beach. From Rancho Cecilia to Playa Marsella is a 5 minute drive and bit further to Playa Maderas as...More

    Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

    Rancho Cecilia was definitely not for us. My friend and I were originally looking at staying 3 nights, but left after the first. The place is VERY secluded. They neither serve breakfast nor any other meal or drinks (when reading these reviews, I'm getting the...More

    1  Thank Sarah F
    Response from ranchocecilia, Owner at Rancho Cecilia NicaraguaResponded 15 April 2017

    We always appreciate reviews, good or bad, as it provides us with feedback so we can improve our information for future guests. This guest and a friend requested a 3 night stay via our web site. This was a last minute request which we usually...More

    Reviewed 11 April 2017

    Rancho Cecilia was a great place to stay. Liz and Scott were really accommodating and helped us out a lot. It was nice to be out of the tourist zone for a while and rides to the beach and San Juan during the day are...More

    Thank Mirey F
    Response from ranchocecilia, Owner at Rancho Cecilia NicaraguaResponded 14 May 2017

    We have upgraded our Internet and now everyone can easily log on, even with Apple devices!

    Reviewed 24 March 2017

    Our stay at Rancho Cecilia was just wanted we needed after staying the week prior in the bustling city centers of Granada and Leon. It was perfectly peaceful, and we loved hearing the sounds of the jungle all night and the monkeys overhead. Also, having...More

    Thank Amanda C
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$28 - US$40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Location
    • Nicaragua >
    • Rivas Department >
    • San Juan del Sur >
    • Playa Maderas
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    Nick S
    1 September 2016|
    Response from YokoMeshi | Reviewed this property |
    No A/C with the room I stayed in, but the breeze and the fan is enough to keep you comfortable. Be sure to conserve your energy/power consumption throughout the day so you can use the fan at night!
    Lori M
    5 August 2015|
    Response from Siokk | Reviewed this property |
    Hi! Yes there is wifi and it worked great. We had one time where it wasn't working and it just needed a reboot. Easy, quick fix.
    Room Tips
    "i was in the little blue house - the casa cecilia"
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    "We stayed in the casita and it was nice to have a separate bedroom for a long stay but the cabanas are great..."
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    "quiet getaway from busy and loud San Juan del Sur"
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    "We stayed in the cabin closest to the house, the first one up the road. it was perfect!"
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