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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casa de Olas has everything. A beautiful vista, quality staff, an amazing pool and accommodation. However, the unique thing about this place is the incredible hospitality of the owners Carla and Fred. They go out of their way, every day to make sure every guest feels welcome and at home. Thanks guys.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I started my travels through Central America staying in Bocas del toro at Selina. It was amazing, I thought it could not be topped by anywhere else. Since then I've passed through so many places and stayed at multiple hostels, with nothing comparing to Bocas. That was until I got to casa de olas. Within two hours of being there,...

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here many years back and CANNOT WAIT to return. I wasn't even a hostel guest here, just hung out, and it was simply amazing. Perfect location, perfect pool, amazing people and of course Buzz the monkey was so cute! We tried to get in for several days but they were completely booked...I still follow them on Facebook just...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We originally heard about Casa Del Olas through friends from Melbourne who warned us that a fantastic Queensland (Australian) couple owned and ran the hostel based in a prime location overlooking San Juan Del Sur. My friend and I thought we'd give it a couple of days just to see what the fuss was about and participate in the party...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Classic party hostel. Perfect place to stay if your looking to get involved in the San Juan night life, meet some new people and watch pretty amazing sunsets from the pool. Wouldn't recommend this place if your looking to wind down and read a book. They do good breakfasts and the staff are all friendly. Only negative is no private...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and it was pretty quiet (compared to other reviews I've read) so we got a dorm room all to ourselves which was nice. The dinners were good homemade types, and the free breakfast was nice too. The beers are a bit pricey at $2 each, but the bar staff (Dougie!) were awesome. The owner...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

An amazing hostel that had a great atmosphere. Perfect place for Sunday funday as nextdoor to one of the main party hostels. Good price for what you get. Really good breakfast included. Family dinner at small extra cost. Staff really friendly and fun. Free shuttles into town.

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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

If you arrive at Casa de Olas and they walk you out of the main hostel and up a hill to a shed, LEAVE. Stayed for 3 nights in "the shed" some staff didn't even realise it was sometimes used for accommodation. It was super annoying being charged the same as people staying in the actual hostel where they have...

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

First the good ones: friendly stuff, nice people & music there The dorm rooms are dark, it smells humid, there are no mosquito nets in the rooms and everything seems old and uncared. We did not felt confident as well the water in the pool was green. The pictures on the website looking much better than the reality is. We...

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is for sure the best hostel I have stayed at. The people were amazing! The staff really knew so much about the area and were so much fun! The rooms were awesome and it was such a great environment to be in. Everyone was so respectful of everyones choice activities We had planned on staying only one week but...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa de Olas, is a unique place to stay, blending the best of Bed & Breakfast, hotel and hostel together to create the Casa de Olas experience. We are situated on a hilltop over-looking the town and bay of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Our location provides endless views over the Pacific ocean with spectacular sunsets nightly. Casa De Olas is designed for the more discerning backpacker and budget travelers who are looking to find an oasis of luxury at affordable prices. In total we have 10 rooms and can accommodate a maximum of 75 guests at any one time. We have dorm rooms that can accommodate from 4-6 people with one room housing 14. Casa de Olas is designed for those traveling on a budget or in groups. All rooms are spacious with en-suites. We think staying a little out of town is the best way to experience all that San Juan del Sur and the surrounding area has to offer. Australian couple Fred and Carla are your hosts bringing a wealth of knowledge from their native land with a long resume in the hotel and restaurant industry. Fred and Carla are warm and always ready to give a recommendation. Take a look at our website, TripAdvisor and Facebook pages to find out more and we look forward to having you stay with us soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa De Olas

Address: Lot 6 Las Escaleras, San Juan del Sur 0000, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: RM49 - RM201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Casa De Olas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“get air con room”
 of 5 bubbles tubby542, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The bar is noisy so rooms further away are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles F3244FBjamief, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Best views, best atmosphere”
 of 5 bubbles 750joelf, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The dorm in the back has aircon but the walls are thin, you've been warned.”
 of 5 bubbles 458megans, 24 Dec 2015 | Read review
“the private rooms are far from the hotel but the dorms are close to the music so more noisy”
 of 5 bubbles mariannedvenne, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
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