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#1 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Las Penitas
With its little but refreshing pool in front of the Pacific ocean, El Belga Loco is a little and quiet hostal directly on the beach of Las Peñitas, close to the colonial city of Leon, Nicaragua. Each of the 7 rooms has fans, mosquito nets and a private bathroom equipped with a shower. Rest areas such as couch and tv inside the main building, but also hammocks and lounge chairs on the terrace give you the unique opportunity to relax after surfing or hiking and to cool off after visiting Leon. Drinks and snacks are available all day and breakfast is also possible. El Belga Loco provides you with WIFI throughout the property and free parking. EL Belga Loco is meant to be a "quiet, private and exclusive" place...and for this reason the access is limited to "guests only" and no children aged less than 10.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
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Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German and 1 more


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Grade: 40 out of 100
13Restaurantswithin 10 km
2Attractionswithin 10 km
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thepamperednomad wrote a review 10 Apr
Toronto, Canada143 contributions71 helpful votes
I checked out all of the hotels / hostels in Las Penitas. I found this to be the best value; Clean, bright and spacious rooms for a fair price. Comfy bed, 2 fans, and great water pressure in the shower. The terrace and pool area are stylish and spacious. The stretch of beach it is on is super clean, and is tranquil as it is doest have bars and noisy restaurants right beside it like many of the other accommodations do. there is a multitude of seating options on the terrace including 4 hammocks, a couch and countless intimate shaded and / or sunny seating spots. The mojitos are delicious and finally; many establishments here play unnecessarily loud music which isn't peaceful.......El Belga played great music that wasn't loud at all, which is perfect, so you can still hear the waves Sylvana and her husband are the perfect hosts And if you're a dog lover.....they have two amazing, well behaved dogs to play with I give El Belga Loco top marks and highly recommend
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Date of stay: April 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: second floor rooms have extra windows for cross-breezes
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Response from Silvana Timoteo, Propriétaire at EL Belga Loco
Responded 5 days ago
Thanks Andrew, it was a pleasure to have you here with us !
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Sean M wrote a review Mar 2020
4 contributions
I stayed here for 4 nights and had a great time. The personnel working here are fantastic and provide great service. The space is very comfortable and relaxing. Tours and day trips around NW Nica are also available at a reasonable price. All in all would highly recommend anyone to stay here.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Response from Silvana Timoteo, Propriétaire at EL Belga Loco
Responded 16 Mar 2020
Thanks Sean, it was nice having you here with us !!!
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James wrote a review Dec 2019
Sao Paulo, SP7 contributions2 helpful votes
Once you get through the gate, a true gem awaits hidden in idyllic Las Peñitas. The room, the service, the food and drinks are all wonderful and very reasonably priced. Fantastic shaded hammocks poolside and “swings” under a Palapa with views of the amazing sunsets complete a beautifully thought out and executed property. Heartfelt thanks to Silvana the owner and to Gustavo who looked after me impeccably during my one week stay. Les quiero!
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
Tom M wrote a review Dec 2019
Barendrecht, The Netherlands33 contributions22 helpful votes
We stayed here for 5 nights, longest period we spend in Nicaragua at 1 place. The environment of Belga Loco is amazing! Wide empty beaches where you can swim of surf in the ocean. The hotel is right at the beach, I mean we had breakfast at the bar on the beach every morning. Great way to start the day is you ask me. The accommodation has everything you need, big space, good bed and en-suite bathroom, they even have lockers for valuables. That was a first for us. The staff is great, Gustavo helped us understand Spanish very well and hopefully he could understand our sort of Spanish too He even arranged a discount for us by booking directly via them instead of using Booking. Great service. You can order food there and get it delivered from a few nearby restaurants. Other restaurant were all nearby, max 1.5km away. I really recommend staying here and enjoy the environment and atmosphere of Las Penitas
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from slk206cc, Propriétaire at EL Belga Loco
Responded 3 Dec 2019
Thank you VERY MUCH guys for your feedback and for staying with us! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Nicaragua
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Jan B wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions
We stayed three days in El Belga Loco. Very nice place: tidy, clean, good food. The staff are very kind and helpfull. Good location at the beach and some very good restaurants in the neighbourhood. Beautiful garden with a swimming pool. I do recommend the place!
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
US$37 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
NicaraguaLeon DepartmentLas Penitas
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Frequently Asked Questions about EL Belga Loco
Which popular attractions are close to EL Belga Loco?
Nearby attractions include Playa Las Penitas (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at EL Belga Loco?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at EL Belga Loco?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at EL Belga Loco?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to EL Belga Loco?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sua Grill&Chill, Barca de Oro, and La Puesta del Sol.
Are there opportunities to exercise at EL Belga Loco?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does EL Belga Loco have an airport shuttle?
Yes, EL Belga Loco offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at EL Belga Loco?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at EL Belga Loco?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian.