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Villas de Palermo Hotel & Resort

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Rydal, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2012 via mobile

The staff was exceptional, especially Maria. "My pleasure" and " of course" we're her answers for almost everything we requested. The free shuttle to town from 7-6pm (on the hour) was very convenient but taxis were only about 4 or 5 dollars to get back from town. The breakfasts were terrific as was the one dinner we had there. We... More 

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VillasdePalermo, Director of Sales at Villas de Palermo Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the food at Villas de Palermo. We hope that you keep us in mind if you ever return to Nicaragua. Thanks for sharing your feedback. More 

Fredericton, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2012

We were here for 8 days and loved every moment. The food was awesome. We ate fresh everything; it was cooked to perfection. The hotel, bar and restaurant staff were really friendly. It wasn't a stuffy feel at all. Super relaxed and authentic. The Villas were comfortable and clean. The accommodations were perfect for resting after a day in the... More 

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VillasdePalermo, Director of Sales at Villas de Palermo Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the food. We have a new chef and are working on expanding restaurant options and seafood specials. We hope that you enjoyed it and visit again! More 

West Vancouver, Canada
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117 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2012

This hotel has a lot to recommend it. It has what most travelers looks for: central location, cleanliness and tranquility, Put all that together with great rates in the off-season and you've got a pretty nice place to stay. However, there is an interesting story behind how this hotel got its start, helping to at least partly explain the mystery... More 

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Mal Pais, Costa Rica
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32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2012

This is my second time staying at Villas Palermo and again came back with a smile. The beauty of this place is the stand alone villas that have the feel of coming home. The villas are rather modern and have all the luxuries. I appreciate that it is not in the heart of San Juan rather tucked up in the... More 

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VillasdePalermo, Director of Sales at Villas de Palermo Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a response on Trip Advisor. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit just as much the 2nd time. Also great to hear you loved the chimichirri sauce. It is always a local favorite! We hope to see you back again. More 

Santa Cruz, California, United States
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2012

My husband, son and I stayed here recently. We stayed for 4 nights using a Groupon Deal. The resort is up above the town of San Juan del Sur, about a 10-15 minute walk or easy shuttle ride. You have beautiful views of the ocean and surrounding green hills. The condo had modern, comfortable furnishings. The bathrooms were clean and... More 

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VillasdePalermo, Director of Sales at Villas de Palermo Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a detailed review. We are very pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit! We hope that you will return again soon. Keep an eye out for our next Groupon offer coming soon. More 

San Diego, California
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47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2012

We stayed here for four nights after a wonderful stay in Granada. We were surprised at how big and open the villa was. It was impeccably clean. Two master bedrooms, two full bathrooms and a full kitchen, a big, open plan living/dining room, balcony off the bedroom and large patio with rocking chairs and a wonderful view. It did not... More 

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VillasdePalermo, Director of Sales at Villas de Palermo Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience and travel advice on Villas de Palermo. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope you'll visit again! More 

Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2012

Stayed there 3 years ago and loved the view, the rooms, the drinks at the pool. At first I thought it was too far away from the town, but then I appreciated the location better. I'm goin back on Thanksgiving week this year. Can't wait!

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VillasdePalermo, Director of Sales at Villas de Palermo Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a response. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and that you plan to return over Thanksgiving. Email us about the specials we offer our returning visitors - info@villasdepalermo.com . More 

New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2012

I stayed in Palermo for 4 days this August and the exceeded my expectation on all counts. Clean villas, excellent service, extremely friendly staff and amazingly yummy food. The villas are spacious, comfortable, equipped with modern facilities and can easily accommodate a small family (4-5 members). Our ocean view villa had a fantastic view from both the levels. Watching the... More 

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VillasdePalermo, Director of Sales at Villas de Palermo Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and were pleased with your Groupon deal. We have been working hard to improve our all around service and glad to see it's paying off. We hope you will visit us again. More 

Portland, Oregon
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2012

My boyfriend and I took advantage of a Groupon deal for Villa de Palermo and it exceeded both of our expectations. The villa was beautiful, spacious, modern, comfortable, and safe with a stunning view to boot. The pool was clean and felt great at the end of the day and there was a nice variety of tasty food/drinks to choose... More 

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VillasdePalermo, Director of Sales at Villas de Palermo Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Villas de Palermo. For future reference, there is a way to keep the A/C running all night so you stay cool. We'll show you on your next visit. We hope to see you again! More 

Santa Barbara, California
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20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2012

Our group of 8 stayed in Villas del Palermo for 5 nights recently. The location was perfect - outside of the madness of downtown but close enough to experience everything. We loved the zip line that was only a 2 minute drive from the resort. The rooms were large, spacious, and clean. The huge vaulted ceilings were beautiful. The sheets... More 

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VillasdePalermo, Director of Sales at Villas de Palermo Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

We are very pleased to hear that your team enjoyed your visit to Villas de Palermo. Come back again! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Palermo Hotel and Resort is located in San Juan del Sur, a city that bridges Costa Rica and Nicaragua on the Pacific Ocean. The hotel features 50 villas, poolside spa, flexible in-room work spaces, full-kitchens and room service, wireless broadband connectivity throughout the property, as well as both large and small, air-conditioned conference and meeting spaces. Villas are for rent by the day, week or month, as well as for sale as vacation homes. Terraza de Palermo Restaurant and Bar offer a dramatic dining experience overlooking the tropical pool and sunsets into the Pacific Ocean. Locally sourced, vegetarian, vegan, healthy and Nicaraguan meal service available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villas de Palermo Hotel & Resort

Address: Carreterra San Juan del Sur, km 139, San Juan del Sur 48600, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: RM513 - RM947 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villas de Palermo Hotel & Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Villas De Palermo Hotel And Resort
Villas De Palermo Hotel San Juan Del Sur
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in San Juan del Sur
#4 Family Hotel in San Juan del Sur
#4 Green Hotel in San Juan del Sur
#8 On the Beach Hotel in San Juan del Sur
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“Villas 1 and 2 have great views of the bay and statue, and also next to the office and restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles NickSanJuan, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for condo near the pool and restaurant so you don't trudge up a hot hill.”
 of 5 bubbles gabihm2016, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“If you need to book this hotel ask for a room near the restaurant and pool”
 of 5 bubbles d0relr, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Condos nearer the office offer more convenient parking for anyone driving.”
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“full kitchen appliances - bring your supplies”
 of 5 bubbles DebbieGDog, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
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