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Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

All they has potential and the staff is always ready to crank up the mood- offering lava shots or free early morning tequila in the bar. This is the place to go all out and have some great fun- probably the craziest hostel I have been to so far! I also recommend their Vulcano boarding trip, so much fun! The...

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

First of all I want to say to the staff: guys you're pretty awesome and amazing staff thanks for everything, I spent an amazing trip to Leon thanks to you. Sooo now I should begin. I traveled to Leon from Ometepe ( really loongg trip) when I got to Leon, some friends back in Ometepe recommended us Bigfoot. But still...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2015

This is an ok hostel. I had a nice time due to friendly bar staff, and nice guests as one would expect in any "party hostel" on the gringo trail. However, I have given one star to this establishment due to the shockingly poor management and administration. They are rude. They are stingy. They are petty. I will give one...

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Thank Peter E
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2015

On my last trip in Nicaragua, I stayed here for two nights and I had an excellent time. It's a hostel in an old colonial building, which gives it a really authentic / rustic style. They had such amazing perks such as a pool table, a bar and even air-con dorms. In any other place in Nicaragua I was unable...

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Reviewed 15 June 2015

Bigfoot was a great place to stay for 2 nights. The AC dorms were actually too cold the first night and they had to turn the AC down for the second. AC doesn't run during the day, but if you are traveling you shouldn't need it during the day as you should be out exploring! The staff was helpful and...

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Bedford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 June 2015

The staff at Bigfoot are both friendly and helpful. They are always avalible to answer any questions or offer suggestions. The hostel is very clean and not nearly as noisy as it's reputation might suggest. If you're interested in volcano boarding consider going through Quetzltrecker. They're a nonprofit organization AND they allow you too do the boarding twice. If you're...

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Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Had such a fun time here at Bigfoot Leon. The hostel is in such a central location right near the main square and a bunch of other places! You walk in and the local recreation staff are so helpful and speak perfect English! They'll get you checked in ASAP and also answer any other questions you have regarding shuttles, Volcano...

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1Thank Ashlee D
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Rooms are small and super loud. Prices to high. You can find other lovely hostels nearby with cool people and a better value. The shuttle service to the beach las penitas is a total rip off. You sit on the back of a truck squeezed with many other people. Uncomfortable at all. The price is 2 Dollars and if you...

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1Thank elbeach
Leon Department, Nicaragua
Reviewed 24 May 2015

I stayed in this hostel as i was encouraged by the reviews, and indeed it is a very party place, so party place that this is not a hostel anymore - one who stays there wont sleep much as people are screaming, yelling, partying all over the hostel (forget about the lights to be turn off at night in the...

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Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here last night and were impressed with it. You can get everything you need all in this one place and be safe doing it. Good food, drinks at the bar, volcano boarding or hiking telica volcano, a place to lay your head and people from all over the world. Now my boyfriend and I are...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
More than a hostel,a complete backpacking experience. Local and traveling volunteers. Staff are thoroughly trained and dedicated to making this your home away from home while visiting beautiful colonial leon! Guest kitchen is fully equipped. Billiard table,, variety of games and multiple routers for wi-fi access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bigfoot Hostel

Address: Del Banco Procredit 1/2 Cuadra Sur, Leon 21000, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Price Range: €6 - €24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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