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“Got skinned by Mama Sara”
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Mama Sara House
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Mama Sara charged me more per room than she originally said and she charged me for one night twice.

I think she used the language barrier to her advantage and she was 100% unwilling to discuss our discrepancy. Can't recommend her, even though I still like her.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 5 September 2013 via mobile

Mama Sara is one of the best guesthouses I had been in.
It's starting with a free welcome drink, continues with clean good smelling rooms and free meals once in a while with no extra charge.
If you wish to feel the taste of home, come here, the price is very cheap by the way..

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Thank alonagar
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Reviewed 24 August 2013

As the other reviews state. The rooms are simple but clean and all have fans. The rooms are also cheap ($15 for the room, not per person). What really makes this place stand apart is the freindliness of Sara bringing Lemonade to every guest on entry and random bits of food and snacks everyday.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank elli n
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Reviewed 31 July 2013

The stay at Mama Sara House was the best in our 2 months trip. The rooms are a bit small and don't have much, but it's worth it. The family was extremely warm and hospitable. Everyday Mama Sara brought us a plate with fruit and sometimes even food she cooked for her family. Amazing Amazing Amazing! Highly recommend.

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank Danielle23792
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Reviewed 22 July 2013

This is a wonderful hostel in which to spend a night or two in San Juan del Sur. Mama greeted me at the door by saying, "Mi hijo!" and from that moment we were family. She brought me lemonade before doing any business. The room is small but adequate, Wi-Fi and a great second floor patio from which to see the city. Gracias, mama!

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with friends
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1  Thank rjbell926
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Reviewed 10 July 2013

We spent 4 great nights at mama sara. For budget travelers who have been on the road for a while this is the place to receive some wonderful family style attention.
The rooms are not large but very clean and have a lockable closet.
There is a well equipped kitchen, laundry for hand washing, common cable tv and a great balcony for watching the world go by. One block from the beach.
The family is so kind, they gave us fruit when we were going to the beach and on several occasions gave us a meal. Sara was genuinely worried about us when we were late returning from an excursion to a nearby beach - very kind to be thought of.
All of this at an extremely low price - great value for budget travelers.
Recommended

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank teamflames
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Reviewed 28 April 2013

Mama Sara's is an awesome place to stay in SJDS. It is a block or two from the beach and is cheap! It has a kitchen and clean rooms, fan and a place to even do your laundry for free. We loved it and we highly recommend checking it out if you want a great place for a great price!

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Stace Z
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Address: Calle Iglesia, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
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Ranked #13 of 69 Speciality Lodging in San Juan del Sur
Number of rooms: 28

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