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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a place to go by night in San Juan del Sur, you should try dropping by Pachamama. Music is outside in the little patio by the pool. There's also a Billiard table and normally Beerpong going on. Music is until midnight, but then normally moves on to the next place!

Thank mac4tti
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

One of the coolest hostels in SJdS always has something going on with really friendly helpful staff and lots of travelers working there! We were only supposed to be there 2 nights ended up staying 6! Make sure you stay for a Sunday funday you get half price tickets at Pachamama

Thank Adam P
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place for backpackers. They do parties. Beer pong. If are friendly you can get Hook ups. They dont allow "visits" after 4 or 6 pm. Cant remember but if there is space in your room just pay the ten bucks for her /him. You share bedrooms with people around the globe. Someone stole from us (we...

Thank Eduardo G
Managua Department, Nicaragua
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This place is where you stay if you want to meet the coolest travelers, local Nicaraguan staff and amazing foreigners who have fallen in love and call San Juan home! Not only do they have the most amazing party in Central America (Sunday funday) every other day there is always fun to be had. If you're looking for a party...

Thank krm77to
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

WORST & I repeat WORST staff I've ever seen in any hostel. Never let customers play pool, they only play between each other. Can't use the tv at night to watch anything cause they watch what they want

Thank Gabriel S
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights in 'Little Pacha', on first sight a very nice and new hostel. However, staff was very unfriendly and not helpful at all. Seemed to us that they were not taking their jobs very seriously... My friend her sunglasses went missing, my expensive hiking shoes were stolen. When trying to find out what happened, staff was very...

Thank Anne V
Olney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

It is worth staying here to get the 50% off Sunday Funday discount. It's the first destination on Sunday funday so it's practical if you're staying there. However, there is a smaller Pachamana 50m away which we stayed in and would recommend. Pros: Half price Sunday funday Good wifi Party atmosphere Free breakfast Decent pool Centre of town Cons: Loud...

Thank csumnersmith
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is by far the best hostel in San Juan Del Sur - if you're looking for a place with more action/fun vs. a quiet spot. It's tough to get a room here, especially during busy season. They don't take reservations so the best way is to book another place and show up with the hopes of moving in. -...

1Thank KTor2015
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Pachamama is a household name in San Juan del Sur. It is a pretty nice hostel that has two locations really close to each other: Big and Small Pacha's. Big Pacha's hosts the bar, the kitchen, the parties and therefore also the noise and the mess. Small Pacha's however has the benefits of Big (a pool, close to the beach,...

Thank CellavansteenNL
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Had a great time here, can definitely see how people end up extending their stay! Juan is amazing, makes the hostel what it is! Take time to explore the local beaches, shuttles leave from small pachama daily.

Thank Ckatsianis

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a boutique hostel that prides it self on quality customer service and a unique experience. Please join us at Hostel PachaMama for one of our many theme parties or an exciting daytime excursion! Whatever you decide you wont be disappointed! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Pachamama

Address: Frente a Plaza Cuba | Los Robles #13, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: RM66 - RM248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hostel Pachamama 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Try to get a room at small Pacha's and arrive early in the week”
 of 5 bubbles CellavansteenNL, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get there Thursday to ensure you get a room, this hostel fills up quick on the weekends!”
 of 5 bubbles AshKnaggs, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Only certain rooms have A/C but i was fine without it!”
 of 5 bubbles L7819HCdavidh, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“I got a room on the second floor of the Annex and the wood floors amplified foot steps.”
 of 5 bubbles Fotodog, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a room as far away from the stairs, or facing away from the courtyard (where the parties and music all occur).”
 of 5 bubbles cadmuspro, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
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