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Restored Colonial Mansion / Historic District

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type hotel suites
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Historic Colonial Mansion Offers Luxury Suites up to 4 per suite

Xanadu Mansion is a fully restored colonial residence that offers five large, comfortable suites which will accommodate up to four persons per suite. Each suite is priced for two guests important role in the history of Granada. Its central location by on the south side of the San Francisco Church & Convent would indicate that its original owners were very wealthy and important.

Sumptuous breakfasts are served to all guests at any time up until mid-day., offering fresh tropical fruits, coffee, tea or cappuccinos and an assortment of breakfast options to choose from each day. All suites include air conditioning, WIFi throughout as well as 40" flat panel TV with Netflix and news channels in English with Spanish sub-titles, plus a refrigerator in each suite. Potable water is always available at no extra charge.

The common areas of Xanadu could easily be its main attraction after the bedroom suites themselves. There are tropical gardens throughout with a large reflecting pond and fountain in the main corridor plus an even more private garden featuring a swimming pool where guests love to plunge into its deep water or enjoy the many unique sitting areas surrounding the pool. It is very private and spacious. At one end is the tropical style bar which is open to guests each evening offering beverages, light meals and music. Ask for the music you enjoy from Spotify's selections and listen to your favorite music and relax before turning in for the night.

Xanadu offers a vacation lifestyle that is unlike hotels and private residence rentals in that it provides the guest with more time to relax and enjoy the many truly interesting things to do in and around Granada.

More Details

Norwin Bermudez
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 9, 2018

About Norwin Bermudez

What is today Xanadu Mansion started out as our private residence, but the residence was just too big to maintain yet we did not want to lose it. This led to its conversion to a hotel that combined what one would expect from a 5 star hotel plus the benefits of a private residence. Opening in 2012 Xanadu has consistently won TripAdvisor's Award for Excellence.

Norwin Bermudez purchased this hotel suites in 2004

Why Norwin Bermudez chose Granada

Casa Xanadu Mansion combines what one should expect from a 5 star hotel plus the comforts of a private residence combined into one. So today the traveler now has .three choices in Granada. (1) A hotel, (2) a private residence, or (3) Xanadu where we combined the best features of both a 5-stqr hotel and a private residence into one destination. Xanadu provides a sumptuous free breakfast for two each day, WiFi throughout all suites and common areas, Flat panel 40" TVs with Netflix and other channels in English with Spanish sub-titles. Each suite is air conditioned and has its own refrigerator. King and queen size pillow top bedding provide the ultimate in comfort. Several suites have two bedrooms for larger families, groups or small children.

At the same time this is a residence with more than just spectacular sleeping areas. It is a Colonial mansion restored tastefully with art objects, paintings and antiques from around the world. There are numerous common area gardens and places to relax around the pool. At night there is an under water light show combined with music coming from the bar area where guests may order a tropical fruit drink, sodas, beer and/or wine. Here is a place to meet and chat with others in your group or family as well as other travelers like yourself. The original architecture of Xanadu has been respected. Many suites surprise guests when they look up to find 25 foot high vaulted ceilings that give a unique spaciousness to their suite.

What makes this hotel suites unique

Casa Xanadu is an architectural gem located in the heart of Granada's historic district. It offers all of the modern amenities without exception and starts with efficient air port pick up that is optional for those arriving by plane. Xanadu suites also provide Netflix Movies free of charge, plus available news channels from the United States as well as other programming. Guests will enjoy having hot water, WiFi, internet TV, air conditioning, potable water, sumptuous breakfasts, optional dinners upon request, free assistance in choosing and reserving tours. The rooms are maintained in spotlessly clean condition. We also offer in house laundry same day service.


Granada Hotel Suites Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • hotel suites
Accommodation Type:
  • Hotel
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Rule Number One: You're on vacation. Rule Number Two: This is where you relax Rule Number Three: The walls are over 3 feet thick adobe. Very Quiet.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 15 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Visitor's Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Mandarin Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower
    El Convento Suite - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Shangdu Suite - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Refrigerator, A/C, Cable TV
    Shambala Suite - toilet , shower , Full bath with vanity for ladies' make-up
    Kublai Khan Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , jetted tub , Jacuzzi for 2 persons
    Swiming Pool Changing Room - toilet
  • The pool has its own bath/dressing area. The main corridor has a 3/4 bath for use by guests.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Xi An (pronounce 'she-on) - 1 queen , A/C, Netflix TV, WiFi
    Shangdu Suite - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Shangdu 2-bedroom suite w/jacuzzi, A/C,Fridge, WiFi, Netflix
    Shambala suite - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , A/C, Fridge, Netflix TV, Wifi, Closest to pool
    Kublai Khan suite - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , A/C, Wifi, Netflix TV, Jacuzzi for two, Fridge
    El Convento Suite - 1 king , 1 queen , 2 bed suite with A/C, jacuzzi, WiFi, Fridge, Two Netflix TVs
    The Mandarin suite - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Full Kitchen!
  • All air conditioned bedrooms have a refrigerator, hot water, extra soft pillow top mattresses, allergen free pillows, Egyptian cotton bedding, flat screen TVs, high speed internet with Roku3 for easy watching NETFLIX and Amazon Movies..
  • Books
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
This is a 5 star colonial residence inn located in the heart of the historic district with services that challenge the finest hotels with unimaginable attention to vacation services. In house tour guide Marlene Rivas provides knowledgeable advice and assistance in setting up and reserving tours of Lake Nicaragua, the volcanos and white villages surrounding Granada. She also provides personal tours as well directly from the hotel. The hotel's layout provides for privacy because it is so spacious. The environment is excellent for young people and children who love the play for hours in the pool after returning at the end of the day. If you tire easily of restaurants we provide a wide variety of dinners served in the evening by the pool. Enjoy fresh fish from the lake, chicken, pork and beef dishes plus several pasta dishes if you like genuine Italian cuisine. Our menu comes close to exceeding the most exclusive restaurants in the historic district.


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(48 traveler reviews)

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Restored Colonial Mansion / Historic District
average rating of 4.8958335 based on 48 reviews
Edmonton, Alberta


  • 5 of 5

This place is outstanding! Amazing & I highly recommend coming to stay here. It is so convenient & the staff are hospitable! Will be coming back!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and your family so much for your visit and such a nice review. We wish you could have stayed longer!
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Great location. Not a great place.

  • 2 of 5

Whilst Xanadu is undeniably well located, it is dated and the accommodations are certainly not opulent as the listing title indicates. Definitely not a 5-star that competes with the best Granada has to offer as the listing suggests. The inattentive front desk staff were hard to find in the evenings. On one occasion one of our guests did not have his key and could not get anyone's attention for over a half hour (the staff was sleeping). Additionally, the rooms were not made on the last two mornings we were there. Housekeeping was nowhere to be found. It was an unfortunate start to our guests' first visit to Nicaragua. NOTE: if Xanadu was listed as a 3-star property without much in the way of amenities and didn't purport to offer "unimaginable attention to vacation services" this rating would be higher. I would suggest a rewrite.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Review of Casa Xanadu

  • 3 of 5

Casa Xanadu is very exquisite and sits right in the heart of Granada. Charming interiors with plenty of foliage make for a very unique stay at Granada. It is centrally located and within minutes of walking from all of the major restaurants. The staff there is extremely able, polite and warm. However, it looks like the owner is not seriously invested in it. There are major problems with running hot water and general plumbing issues. We did not have hot water for more than 1 minute. These upgrades are extremely essential for the price we paid at Granada. It is with a heavy heart that I have to rate it at 3 stars despite the warmth and affection of the local staff.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quebec, Canada

excellent location

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend Casa Xanadu, easy to walk to restaurants, market, the lake, etc. They can arrange excursions for you if you like. No worries. Excellent breakfast served by the pool, wow, what a nice way to start a day. Staff is so pleasant and the place is extremely cleaned. I would stay again in a heart beat. thanks to everyone to make our stay so enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Casa xanadu is a wonderful place to stay while in Granada. It is very relaxing and comfortable. The staff is fabulous and makes every effort to make your stay enjoyable. Highly recommend Casa Xanadu.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend Casa Xanadu to anyone looking for a place to stay. It is ideal for couples, families, and small groups. The staff was absolutely second to none, extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms are large and comfortable. The breakfast served each morning is delicious and you couldn't ask for a nicer setting.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Sandino International Airport Managua (MGA)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
'Imagine' has good food/live music/ great bar
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Masaya Highway (Carretera Masaya)
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
El Zaguan: Great Steaks and Sea Food
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Malecon Granada
Car: not necessary

Casa Xanadu is a luxurious residence centrally located in the historic district of Granada, only a few steps to the oldest colonial church, Convento San Francisco where Granada's main museum is located. 2 blocks from central park & several other restored churches, museums, workshops. Casa Xanadu is within a very short walk to restaurants, cafes, ice cream parlors, night spots and saloons. Yet we are 2 blocks from the main walking mall known as La Calzada street, close enough to be there in 5 minutes walking yet far enough away not to hear late night revelers.




Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 15.0%

You can book right away through Home Away and we will confirm by phone. If you are bringing more than 2 persons the additional charge per day is only $15.00 each, and that includes breakfast!
You can hold off booking and ask us to call you directly and we an book you over the phone using VISA or MasterCard.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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