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El Cardhu Del Mar

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Hotelito on the beach, pool, hot water showers, breakfast included, beach bar, restaurant and cafe. 4 suite sized rooms, double occupancy, rooms 1 & 4 have interior seating areas, and room 4 has private walkout. Restaurant/Cafe is open daily 7 AM to 4 PM, for breakfast, lunch, coffee and dessert. Thai style menu with some beach favorites.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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This is a very honest review after having to chase this hotel down twice to give me information about the email I had sent of my reservation and had no comment about my last email: Very disappointing service. I had placed a deposit to hold guests here for my wedding in December
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Response from Rodrigo M, Owner at El Cardhu Del Mar
Responded 13 Jul 2018
Adriana, I will reiterate our previous email. “We are disappointed that you have decided to change your wedding plans. If the rooms you reserved are rebooked we will happily refund you deposit”. Our agreement was with a non-refundable deposit of $200. In exchange for this non-refundability clause Cardhu agreed to: 1. Block out our entire hotel for 9 nights, $3000.00+ dollars worth of potential revenue for 9 months, from Feb-Oct., 5 of which have already passed. 2. Supply your guests who did reserve a 15% discount on their reservation provided it was booked before Sept. 2018 3. Finally, if all the rooms were booked by Oct/2018 you would receive you deposit back. You canceled your reservation, therefor no refund of deposit will be made, however as I originally stated, and as a gesture of goodwill, should other customers reserve the rooms, I will refund your deposit at that time. Your attempt to malign Cardhu’s reputation via social media and this web site with half truths, mischaracterizations and out right falsehoods is regrettable, especially given you are Nicaraguan and understand the circumstances our employees are currently living under. To be clear: 1. Airlines are still arriving at Managua airport daily, Avianca, Air Mexico, American and United all run daily schedules. 2. Ground transportation from Managua to Las Penitas continues to be offered from several shuttle companies as well as the two private firms Cardhu uses. 3. Cardhu remains open and staffed to tend to our guests, has no intention of closing and continues to honor reservations and cancelations according to the terms of agreement for all our guests. Best Regards Devry Armitage, Owner/Operator, El Cardhu del Mar.
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We just returned home an exquisite week in Las Penitas. El Cardhu Del Mar is a delightful little hotelito that offers everything you could ever need on a vacation. I must admit, we are a "5 star all inclusive" type of couple, but from the time we arrived at the airport, with
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My wife and I stayed at El Cardhu for 3 nights. The staff was outstanding, they made us feel at home right away. We ate at the restaurant 3 times, once for lunch and twice for dinner, all 3 fantastic. Rooms very clean and pool nice to cool down in. Would differently stay they
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We stayed for 3 days. Beautiful clean rooms, excellent friendly staff. Service was outstanding. Beach location is amazing for walking and beautiful sunsets. Owner was very accommodating and the food was outstanding!! We will definitely go back.
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Our first visit to Nicaragua and what a welcome we received. El Cardhu made me feel like a pampered guest in their home. The atmosphere is laid back, the staff is enchanting, the owners are accommodating and the place is beautiful. If I could single out one thing that says
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Hotel El Cardhu del Mar Playa Las Penitas Beach Leon Nicaragua
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3 person occupancy room, single and double bed
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3 person occupancy room, double and single bed
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Room 4
Which two rooms share bathroom?
Each of our rooms has its own private bathroom with hot water shower. Cada una de nuestras habitaciones tiene su propio baño privado con ducha de agua caliente.
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Do the rooms have a safe?
Hi, no the rooms do not have safes. They do have wardrobes with small locks on the doors.
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Do rooms have a/c ?
Hi there, yes we have AC in all rooms and it is included with the price as is breakfast. Please see elcardhudelmar for availability and pricing. Thanks.
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I think it is room 4 but I am not sure. Better ask the owners, I am sure they will be more than happy to answer.
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Is air conditioning available in the rooms?
Yes all rooms have air conditioning which is included in the room rate.
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"Rooms 1 & 4 are larger than rooms 2 & 3. Room 1 has its own patio and a futon, but room 4 has a full couch and a bit more space."
"Room 1 is very nice and big."
"Room number four is great for couples"
"All four rooms are of equal furnishings and comfort"
"#4 would be best as it's furthest from the road and the truck horns at night."
US$79 - US$80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
NicaraguaLeon DepartmentLas Penitas
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