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Adaptive re-use of a beautiful mansion

Also known as Casa Favilli, this lovely and ornate mansion was once home to the Italian architect... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Knoxville, Tennessee

We were short of things to do in the city and thought we'd check out this place. It was a great... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Aaron P
Sydney, Australia
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Cigar Factory and Cigar Lounge.
Calle Atravesada | One Block South of Sandino Park, Granada 43000, Nicaragua
+505 8775 9137
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from US$87.00
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Also known as Casa Favilli, this lovely and ornate mansion was once home to the Italian architect Mario Favilli Bendichi. He designed and built the home in 1925 as his personal residence. It has been restored, thank heavens, and contains one of only three marble...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We were short of things to do in the city and thought we'd check out this place. It was a great choice. We had a great tour with Brian around the facility seeing all the different stages of cigar production and even got to roll...More

Thank Aaron P
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

The factory is in a beautiful old colonial house and the host takes you from leaf to label. Heaps of information and hands on experience for a premium cigar. Soon they will have a roof top bar to drink and smoke in AC with views...More

1  Thank Darcy W
Reviewed 15 May 2018

I sent a message to Mombacho Cigars yesterday asking about their hours and whether reservations were needed for a tour. They quickly responded with their hours and that we did not need reservations for a tour. Yet when we showed up this morning for a...More

Thank Wendy D
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Went at the wrong time, or on the wrong day (I can't remember now), but the man who was working there was knowledgeable about the cigars they had for sale, and he was just a cool guy to chat with. The cigars (a wide variety)...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our morning exploring Mombacho. Our guide Scarlett was excellent and the tour was detailed and interesting. Amazing to see how the whole process is done by hand. An hour is good amount of time. At the time we visited they were in the...More

Thank 135AngelaS
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Only went as my son asked me to bring some cigars back. Fantastic welcome. Smart and very versed young man. Spoke perfect English Did not do the tour but was helped in making a choice of what to buy by direct and pertinent questions about...More

Thank Ravindra P
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Mombacho Cigars was a really cool spot to visit. We thoroughly enjoyed our tour and hats off to our guide who was extremely knowledgeable. Getting to roll your own cigar was highlight of the tour and being able to see the manufacture process from start...More

Thank doodlelander
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Pretty cool experience getting a tour and rolling our own cigars for only $10. Brian was a great tour guide, was very friendly and knowledgeable. The building is awesome and and the view from the roof is great. I'd recommend checking this out if you...More

Thank Alex E
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The moment you walk into this location you'll realize it's not just a cigar factory, it's a welcoming location full of people (employees) that are just as happy to see you as you are to see the factory. The clean atmosphere also allowed for our...More

Thank romancejones
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14 January 2017|
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Response from Ron K | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. I suggest checking their website or calling them.
8 November 2015|
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Response from Daniel B | Property representative |
Dear Sir, Thank you very much for your enquiry. Factory tours cost $4 per person. Tours last approximately 45 minutes. We begin with a brief history of the cigar industry in Nicaragua and explanation of the different... More