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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Surf Ranch the worse hotel I have ever stayed in. The other places we stayed in Nicaragua were incomparable and seemed like luxury resorts compared to this dump.  Our room was disgusting ... When we walked in, it smelled like bleach and chemicals. The towels in our room were completely damp because their dryer wasn't working. The sheets on the...

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at the Surf Ranch, it was great to meet you, however from what you mentioned in person, compared to this review...we did not hear any of this. Please remember that you stayed during the busiest day of the whole year. Our resort runs perfect on 80% occupancy, but with over 100 people...

Waynesville, Missouri
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The first thing to know is that this hotel is located outside of San Juan del Sur. So you need to take the hotel shuttle into town to get to the beach. However, they run a free shuttle every three hours from 9am to 9:15pm to take guests back and forth. We paid for the all inclusive package, so all...

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing the Surf Ranch as your home away from home in San Juan Del Sur. I am glad you had a great experience overall. About the other experiences you mentioned, for the cold shower, half the rooms have hot water and the other half are cold, however this month we are finishing the rest. The...

Reviewed 10 December 2016

We absolutely loved the Surf Ranch! We are a family of 4, two of us being picky teenaged boys. My one son is obsessed with skate boarding, so this was the absolutely perfect place for us! My husband and I got to lounge around the pool, drink cocktails and eat snacks all day, while our water baby swam his heart...

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing the Surf Ranch as your families destination on your vacation in Nicaragua. I am glad to hear that you had many things to do for everyone in your family, and that you enjoyed the shuttles, skate park, pool and more. Please let me know when you decide to come back and I will get...

South Lake Tahoe, California
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Located about a mile out of town was relaxing. They had a shuttle into town every 3 hours with last one picking up at 9 pm, taxi after that. Pool area and staff were great. Rooms were so so. Shower head didn't put out much water, needed to be replaced or cleaned. Told 2 managers and nothing. I was told...

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at the Surf Ranch Resort. I am glad you enjoyed the free shuttles to town, the pool, staff and rooms. About your shower head, it just needed cleaning, we have cleaned all shower heads in the resort, as it is part of the maintenance weekly updates. Thank you again for staying and...

Reviewed 6 December 2016

If you want to be easily welcomed into the beauty of life in Nicaragua but aren't quite ready to go "full hostel mode" and sleep on a cot inches away from 10 other travelers in one hot room... if your idea of adventure means you do NOT have plush wall to wall carpet, cable TV, and your hair done perfectly...

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Wow! Great review, thank you. It is great to see guests sharing their true experiences at the Surf Ranch. We are always working to improve and reviews like this show us we are on the right track. Thank you again, it was great to meet you, and we look forward to your return. Thank you.

Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Reviewed 30 November 2016

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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

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Tola, Nicaragua
Reviewed 23 November 2016

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Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 7 November 2016

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“I think AC is standard in all rooms, but if not, definitely worth springing for.”
 of 5 bubbles DS31488, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were put in one of the last available rooms for booking, which did not have air conditioning. There was enough air circulation to make it comfortable, however.”
 of 5 bubbles 400mirandab, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the deluxe condo was the best!”
 of 5 bubbles magisan03, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a safe.”
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“standard room was perfect for me”
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