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Matagalpa Spanish School

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Address: Calle Bartolome Martinez | Banpro 1/2 Cuadra Al Este, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
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+505 2772 0108
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08:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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We are a small and cozy school with personal attention. Our school is...

We are a small and cozy school with personal attention. Our school is situated in a beautifully restored building in the city center. The classrooms are spacious with high ceilings, natural light and lots of fresh air. It is the perfect environment for focusing on your Spanish!!!Packages by week include 2 to 6 hours of classes a day, family homestay including three meals a day and a weekly excursion or tour. Our teachers do speak English as it can be helpful in some cases. Classes tend to be in Spanish only."Learn, Know, and Feel Our Language and Our Culture". We offer volunteer.

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Top notch school

I attended Colibri School for a week in February, with home stay and activities. I've attended other schools in Antigua, Granada, and León, and I found Colibri to be top notch... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I attended Colibri School for a week in February, with home stay and activities. I've attended other schools in Antigua, Granada, and León, and I found Colibri to be top notch. They have a great staff at Colibri and if you participate in some of the activities you will get to know many of them. I found the overall environment... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Colibri introduced my family of 5 to Nicaragua with expertise. They communicated very promptly through emails prior to our trip and accepted a deposit. Matagalpa tours was waiting for us in Managua and transported us directly to Matagalpa. We were warmly welcomed by our Homestay family and I highly recommend this experience. We were oriented to the city by our... More 

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1 Thank Joshua M
Escuela de Espa... M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Matagalpa Spanish School, responded to this review
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Hola, es muy lindo saber que Colibrí y Matagalpa Tours contribuyeron a que su experiencia en Matagalpa fuera excepcional. Para... More 

Chiayintsun, Taiwan, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Everyone is agree, the best place to make friends and learn Spanish at the same time. Get involved in the Nicaraguan way of life.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I am just finished with two weeks at Colibri Spanish School in Matagalpa. And, am already plotting how to make a longer stay happen next year. The school is fantastic, ideal for even those quite serious about their studies. The teachers employ a great deal of student-centered, communicative methodology in their one-on-one classes. The environment inside the school is welcoming... More 

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Escuela de Espa... M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Matagalpa Spanish School, responded to this review
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Hola, Muchas gracias por ese comentario tan lindo, nos emociona mucho que te haya gustado Colibrí, las clases, actividades y... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

My boyfriend and I spent three weeks at the Matagalpa Spanish School and we were delighted with the quality of the teaching, our noted improvement in language skill over our stay, and the fantastic homestay the school arranged. This is a great place not just for young students, but for all ages. We participated in the afternoon activities as well,... More 

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Escuela de Espa... M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Matagalpa Spanish School, responded to this review
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Hola, Fue una experiencia muy agradable tener una pareja tan bella en casa. Nos gusta mucho poder mostrarles sobre la... More 

Leon Department, Nicaragua
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

This school is a wonderful Spanish school. I took classes for 2 weeks here and really enjoyed the experience. I have studied at other Spanish schools and this school was by far my favorite! The teachers are all very experienced and know what they are doing. They balance grammar and structure with cultural context. We listened to several popular songs... More 

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Escuela de Espa... M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Matagalpa Spanish School, responded to this review
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Fue muy bueno para nosotras que estuvieran en nuestra escuela, un gran intercambio cultural compartir con tu familia. Siempre van... More 

Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

I just returned from my second visit to the Escuela Colibrí and I am already making plans for a third. The school provides one-on-one instruction, the teachers are creative and dynamic, and the classes are organized around the goals and interests of the student. In addition to intensive practice in conversation and grammar, I had the opportunity to learn about... More 

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1 Thank Heath S
Escuela de Espa... M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Matagalpa Spanish School, responded to this review
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Para nosotras siempre es un placer tenerte en Colibrí. Nos sentimos satisfechas con el intercambio de conversatorios que hicimos sobre... More 

Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

If you're looking to study Spanish in Nicaragua then Colibri, and Matagalpa itself, is a great choice. The classes themselves are good (pretty similar to other Spanish schools I've been to), but what I loved about this place was how communal everything was - I got to know not only my own teacher but other teachers, as well as the... More 

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1 Thank MC0316
Escuela de Espa... M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Matagalpa Spanish School, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu comentario. Para el equipo Colibrí es un placer interactuar con los/las estudiantes aunque no sean sus... More 

Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

The school was able to accommodate my last-minute request to attend and my teacher was great. The school was centrally located in Matagalpa and I liked my time in the city. The only downside is that if you have class in the afternoon, you can't participate in the school activities, which are normally scheduled in the morning.

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Escuela de Espa... M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Matagalpa Spanish School, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu comentario. Nosotras disfrutamos dar las clases y compartir actividades socio-culturales típicas de Nicaragua es un placer... More 

Almonte
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

I studied at Escuela Colibrí for two weeks. It's a great space and the staff are very warm and welcoming. The teaching approach is well structured but not excessively rigid. My instructor responded very well to my somewhat unorthodox and demanding learning style. My homestay was especially good. The accommodations were clean and comfortable and the food was beyond excellent.... More 

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1 Thank David_Baril
Escuela de Espa... M, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Matagalpa Spanish School, responded to this review
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Nos alegra mucho que estés satisfecha con nuestras clases personalizadas, es un placer para nosotras ayudarte a mejorar tu español.... More 

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