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    Hotel Brio

    300 m East of the Pacific | Playa Gigante, Rivas, Playa Gigante, Nicaragua
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          Overview
          • Excellent66%
          • Very good14%
          • Average8%
          • Poor8%
          • Terrible1%
          18 Apr 2017
          “Our stay at Hotel Brio ”
          5 Apr 2017
          “Paradise!”
          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

          We enjoyed our stay at Hotel Brio for 5 nights. The 'volunteers'/staff at the hotel are great. Very friendly, welcoming and good bar/restaurant service. They are probably the best thing about Hotel Brio! :) The food was good, but apparently it is usually better -the...More

          Thank Amanda N
          Response from Robert D, Owner at Hotel Brio

          Many thanks for review Amanda. You touched on many of the things that we think make Brio unique: proximity, pool, privacy, staff. We will certainly take your suggestions into account when adding some touches to our economy rooms. Enjoy your travels!!

          Reviewed 6 April 2017

          Clean, safe and fun. The hotel is a run by caring volunteers who know how to serve up nice food and drinks on a budget. Expect healthy food in large servings after a long day at the beach. The owner is pretty hot, too!More

          Thank Jena-Noone
          Response from Robert D, Owner at Hotel Brio

          It is always wonderful to get a concise review from a happy guest! We have worked diligently to get our onsite organic gardens producing at this level so guests can enjoy fresh garden to table salads, etc. And yes, our volunteer staff do a great...More

          Reviewed 19 February 2017

          My friend and I were staying with a home stay so we didn't end up with a room here but they hosted a great little volleyball match with locals and tourists. We enjoyed an excellent cocktail and meal in the bar before the match. I...More

          Thank VicNumNums
          Response from Robert D, Owner at Hotel Brio

          Wow... what a pleasure it is to receive a review like yours!! We continually strive to create an inviting ambiance and a unique, positive experience for everyone who visits Brio. Our Saturday afternoon volleyball/swimming gatherings are part of that mission and we are so pleased...More

          Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

          Room was dirty washroom had issues they moved us to another room and charged us more than double. breakfast was good but hard to get other meals only certain days kitchen was open but food was good when open. The Nicaraguan staff were very helpful...More

          Thank Randy N
          Response from Robert D, Owner at Hotel Brio

          Many thanks for the feedback. I have not been quite sure how to respond to your review since this is such an odd case, but I will give it a go... We certainly knew you were not happy from the day you arrived at the...More

          Reviewed 20 December 2016

          I was at Brio for a team building/planning event and it was a great experience. The rooms were simple but nice, the attention was excellent, the staff was very helpful and accommodating to our needs and changes and the food was great.

          Thank NorixZeta
          Response from Robert D, Owner at Hotel Brio

          What a pleasure it has been to host your group twice in the past year!! Scott and the rest of the team are always the most gracious guests. We look forward to having you back in 2017. Saludos y abrazos!

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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Airport Transportation
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          • Air Conditioning
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          • Bar/Lounge
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          • US$27 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 11
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          • Location
          • Nicaragua >
          • Rivas Department >
          • Playa Gigante
          • Also Known As
          • Hotel Brio Nicaragua/Playa Gigante
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          Randy N
          how do we get from the airport to your hotel can you arrange a shuttle for December 14th we arrive at 7:30 in the morning Managua -Augusto c Sandino airport
          10 October 2016|
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          Response from Robert D | Property representative |
          Hello! Easiest way is to get a taxi directly from the airport to Hotel Brio, which is a 2.5 hour drive. We can help arrange the taxi for you; most of our drivers charge $80 unless there is too much luggage, surfboards... More
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          kapow89
          Is it possible to come here for dinner or lunch without staying as a guest at the hotel? Thanks!
          4 September 2016|
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          Response from Rose Mary G | Reviewed this property |
          Yes. Totally! Go ahead.
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          Ek70R
          Hi! We would like to stay tomorow just for the day, also we want to cook some steak by ourselves, we carry our electric kitchen, however we dont know if we can actually cook at your place?, if it so... How much will it cost? We just want a place to relax and cook make a fire near the beach etc... if have heard this place has excellent reviews And looking foward to go plis answer me fast :O
          21 March 2015|
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