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Reviewed 10 October 2016

If you want to meet people and stay in a vibrant hostel while you're in Leon then this is the place to go. There's a good social area for the guests including sofas, hammocks and a pool table. The hostel bar is actually probably the most lively bar in town. There are frequent beer pong games and the staff are...

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Bigfoot H, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Adam, thanks for sending your review, in behalf of Bigfoot management and staff I thank you for that. We also appreciate the details you shared with our readers, and it is always a satisfaction to receive our guest's appreciation. And just to let our readers know, Bigfoot is the house of beer pong in Leon. Thanks again Adam, Best...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Bigfoot hostel - good rates for decent dorms with ac, which you really need in Leon! We actually moved to Bigfoot from another hostel as it as too warm even with two fans. Plenty of loos and clean showers. Bar plays their Music really loud and they start early in the morning which bothered some but we were getting up...

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Bigfoot H, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Chloe, On behalf of our entire team, we thank you for taking your time to write this review about Bigfoot Hostel Leon. Allow me to offer you my most sincere apologies for eventual incovenience regarding how loud the music is in the morning, we held a meeting where it was exposed your dissatisfaction in this regards. We can ensure...

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Bigfoot Leon for 2 nights in the 16 man dorm with air conditioning. We were upstairs in the loft which had it advantages and disadvantages. It was good because there were only 4 beds however when the air con was turned off it got very hot. An issue with the air con is the times that is...

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Bigfoot H, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Jessica, firstly please receive our honest apologies for not meeting your full expetations during your stay at our hostel. We read really carefully your review and noted the negative points such as quality of pillows, lack of better climatization when air con is off inside the dorms, the loud music early morning and the size of the swimming pool....

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights. Rooms are comfortable and facilities including pool table, kitchen, toilets and showers were good. The restaurant in the hostel was convenient as well. Volcano boarding was fun and easy to arrange. Transport arrangements through the hostel are easy and reliable as well. I would say though, this is a party hostel and the bar can...

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Bigfoot H, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Babak, it seems we were able to meet your expetations and because of that we are glad and proud. Our team will be at your disposal for any need and we look forward to see you back soon. Safe travels and best regards, Ricardo Sena Bigfoot GM

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 12 September 2016

It's cheap, full of drunk foreigners, loud, and fun. I am way too old for this crowd yet I never felt out of place in this party, party, party place. It's across the street fron Via Via, so you can bar hop. Once.

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Bigfoot H, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Jackie, thanks for saving your time to review Bigfoot Hostel Leon, we appreciate that. You mentioned something interesting about Bigfoot, you did not feel out of place, we are Bigfoot, if you want to have fun we are the place, we are pround to be a party place and offer to our guests and customers the opportunity to forget...

Reviewed 5 September 2016

Great place to stay, shower very clean and good, awesome atmosphere! Staff was great, bar was great as well. Good spot to meet people, specially if you are travelling solo! Party ends at 11pm, so you can also sleep without noise.

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Cadi M, Proprietário at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Camibonfante, thank you so very much for saving some of your time to review Bigfoot Hostel Leon, it means a lot for us to know you had great time with us and on the top of that our services met your expectations. All your review was fantastic but the comment about the time we finish our parties it is...

Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

this hostel it okay- the reception area and bar area are nice, and thvolcano Cafe next door has good food but may be a bit overpriced from what I've seen so far in Nicaragua.. the rooms are fine but the one I stayed in had a very strange layout and was super cramped but I think most of the other...

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Cadi M, Proprietário at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Taylor, Bigfoot Hostel Leon staff and management thank you for the time you saved evaluating our hostel. We appreciate your tips regarding our services and the compliments towards our services. Best regards, Cadi M.

Reviewed 1 September 2016

We stayed two nights in Bigfoot either side of doing their Volcano Boarding trip. We had AC in the dorm and a huge locker to keep our bags in. All the beds had convenient charger sockets. The bar area is small but there's plenty of room to spill over. Pool table a big plus. Cheap drinks and a great crowd.

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Cadi M, Proprietário at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Jamie, In behalf of Bigfoot Hostel Leon staff and management I want to say thank you for share your impressions with us and our readers. Thanks for telling everyone about our facilities and nevertheless thanks for choosing us as your hostel during your visit in Leon. We hope to have you here once again. In this case let us...

Olney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Bigfoot is definitely the party hostel in Leon, with the bar being lively every night with beer pong/drinking challenges etc Both the volcano boarding and pool party were good fun. Volcano boarding was a little pricey but the pool party was good value. Good for young travellers keen to get drunk but should be avoided for those wanting a relaxing...

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Bigfoot H, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Dear customer, we appreciate your review and all the tips given to our readers. We are a party hostel indeed but we also offer conditions to our customers to relax since we have a shuttle leaving from Leon to the beach everyday. On the top of that our parties in Leon don't go until too late like before, this was...

Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We didn't stay here (fully booked) but joined in for the volcano boarding (which was really, really fun - excellent & funny guide) and had dinner at the bar/restaurant. Really good pizzas, Meatballs and mashed potatoes, cheap cocktails. A fun place to hang out.

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Cadi M, Proprietário at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Sienteg, we really want to thank you for taking time to review Bigfoot Hostel Leon, and the fact you did it not even stayed with us as a guest is a plus, no doubt about it. Your review means a lot for us, you saved time to express your impressions, nice impressions by the way, and these same impressions...

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  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 - €25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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