Selina Maderas

Empalme de Marsella, Playa Maderas,200, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
+505 7831 7000

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Selina Maderas - San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Value for money 7.7
Distance to city center 3.4 mi
Location rating 7.1


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  • Okay
    Mar 2020

    I know these are extremely difficult times, however, I had reassurance from staff at the hotel that I would promptly receive a refund of five nights within a few days. There was lack of food and services at the hotel, and as it is remote, I felt unsafe there with my teenage daughter. Staff took a photo of my passport and credit card and told me it was normal procedure for a refund. As you may well guess, I am absolutely not happy have not heard back, just an automated response.

    Remote, not being able to cater for dietary requirements because lack of supplies (we went hungry first night and prompted us to want to leave - it is too far from town to just “pop out to eat”, supermarkets pretty much non-existent at this time). Of course not their fault because of border closures. However, transparency before booking in would have been the appropriate thing from the managers. Lack of shuttle buses to town.

  • Good
    Mar 2020

    Selina is a well known name with many locations all over the world. We had never stayed at one and thought this one looked like a good one to try, close to the beach, has a pool and had cute teepee hut options to sleep in. The pool and hang out area was great, could use a ping pong table though. There is a shared kitchen onsite (wasn’t noted on though-mentioned to staff on arrival) the beach is only a 15 minute walk away, a bit of a hill but not too bad.

    The staff were the least welcoming staff we have had in almost all our travel experiences. What a huge disappointment, almost ruined the experience. They also weren’t tidy-we we’re there while the COVID19 announcement emails came through about doing extra cleanings etc. however in the 3 nights we were there, there wasn’t paper towel in the bathroom, we watched dirty plates/cups from the restaurant sit by the pool area for two hours and the sponge in the kitchen wasn’t replaced. The staff didn’t share any information about what was going on during our stay and would barely tell us where the mini market was(just down the road you would have arrived from San Juan about 10 minutes)clearly hoping we would just spend money at the restaurant. The teepee we stayed in was what we pictured, except the privacy flap on the door is poorly designed with no ties to attach it to on the inside and keep it from flapping around with the wind. Quite poor value to be honest.

  • Poor
    Mar 2020

    all as expected

    Pictures for the small room indicate that the bathroom and the shower are in the room. But in reality there are outside the building (in the next one) and this is then a shared bathroom. (The picture shows a complete different bathroom) While you make the booking, there is no information on that. The guy and the desk apparently knew about this complaint. When I talked to him about it, he immediately came up with the proposal to check my confirmation mail. In the conformation mail it is indeed said "shared bathroom". So, even though Selinas know about the misleading information, it is still there. To prevent unnecessary complaints like this one, please give adequate room-information and don´t use fotos of other bathrooms. P.S. The guy at the desk didn´t leave the impression, that he will take care of it and change the misleading information on the booking side.

  • Mediocre
    Mar 2020

    Very nice breakfast options

    Super loud music during the day; really hard to sleep in the Tippie with lots of wind; bathrooms for tippie Guests only partially working

  • Mediocre
    Mar 2020

    The property itself was nice

    I didn't like how you had to pay to leave the property and it was very far from everything.

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Located in San Juan del Sur, Selina Maderas is in the mountains, within a 5-minute drive of Maderas Beach and Playa Marsella. Featured amenities include a business center, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

7.8 Good

based on 411 reviews








Value for money

Check in

3:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM


Policies vary by room type and provider.


Free Wi-Fi
Outdoor pool
Pool table
Storage available
Non-smoking rooms available
Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Business center
Concierge service
Laundry facilities
Designated smoking area

FAQs when booking at Selina Maderas

Where is Selina Maderas located?

Selina Maderas is located at Empalme de Marsella, Playa Maderas,200, 3.4 miles from the center of San Juan del Sur. San Juan del Sur Beach is the closest landmark to Selina Maderas.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Selina Maderas?

Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Selina Maderas.

Does Selina Maderas offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Selina Maderas offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Selina Maderas offer free parking?

No, Selina Maderas does not offer free parking.

Does Selina Maderas offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Selina Maderas does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Selina Maderas from the airport?

Selina Maderas is 13 miles from Rivas Costa Esmeralda. Selina Maderas is 53.9 miles from Liberia.

Can you bring pets to Selina Maderas?

Yes, Selina Maderas is a pet-friendly hotel.

Does Selina Maderas have a pool?

Yes, Selina Maderas has a pool onsite.


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  • San Juan del Sur Beach 2.8 mi

Getting Around

Rivas Costa Esmeralda 13 mi
Liberia 53.9 mi

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