Royal Chateau, Hotel San Juan del Sur

The Front Entrance To The Hotel
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Grazyna Szawlowski (her back to the camera) chatted with Madeleine Lemire (behind the post) on the front porch of the hotel. The entrance was at the very end of the road that lead up from the beach. The beach was a short 10 minute stroll away.


Royal Chateau Hotel   •  San Juan del Sur internal link Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 13 March 2012)   •  (Photo taken 11:55:25 Sunday 20 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_2242
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Parking Lot Seen From Second Floor
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The hotel yard doubled as a parking lot. Here was the view from the second floor balcony.


Royal Chateau Hotel   •  San Juan del Sur internal link Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 13 March 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:07:08 Sunday 20 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_2281
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The Second Floor Balcony
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The second floor balcony of the hotel, with its uncomfortable, sharply leaning chairs. The chairs provide a nice look but were not practical. At the far end of the balcony was a spiral staircase to the third floor, and access to the grand staircase down to the yard.


Royal Chateau Hotel   •  San Juan del Sur internal link Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 13 March 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:07:20 Sunday 20 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_2283
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The Grand Staircase
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The grand staircase was outdoors and led down from the 2nd floor to the yard/parking lot. The staircase was slippery when it rained.


Royal Chateau Hotel   •  San Juan del Sur internal link Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 13 March 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:09:02 Sunday 20 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_2285
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Murals And Tables Behind Reception
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The rear of the reception building with its murals and breakfast tables. The restaurant was only open for breakfast and served a modest Nicaragua breakfast for free. note how the open door completes the mural.


Royal Chateau Hotel   •  San Juan del Sur internal link Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 13 March 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:09:11 Sunday 20 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_2286
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The Second And Third Floors
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The second and third floors of the hotel overlooked the town and beach. From these balconies one could see rainbows, thunder clouds, dramatic sunsets, and rain.


Royal Chateau Hotel   •  San Juan del Sur internal link Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 13 March 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:09:22 Sunday 20 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_2287
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The Front Gate
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The front gate was closed, but when open provided automobile and van access to the interior yard. The lower floor and second floor were visible through the gate, with the grand staircase just to the inside right.


Royal Chateau Hotel   •  San Juan del Sur internal link Nicaragua   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 13 March 2012)   •  (Photo taken 15:11:47 Sunday 20 November 2011)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_2288
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