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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...

mullagh
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Wouldn't recommend. Staff extremely unhelpful about everything and not friendly. They were not up for bargaining or helping us with anything. They saw us struggling with bags and just looked at us in disgust. Dirty rooms and jam packed with people. Pool was empty, bar expensive, no atmosphere. Not recommend. Volcano boarding is good if you're on that budget but...

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

Dear customer, firstly we want to thank you for saving some of your time to review Bigfoot Hostel Leon, we really appreciate that. Reading your review we saw a review full of negative comments and we cannot think it is just a negative review, we take feedback serious. Considering all you exposed, we want to have more details about your...

New York
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Bigfoot hostel has a great bar, a great cafe, and a great lounge space. They have a two pet turtles too! Overall Bigfoot provides a great social vibe for backpackers. Don't expect to fall asleep early though! The party continues late into the night at bigfoot.

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Cadi M, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Ashley, thanks for the time you used to review Bigfoot Hostel Leon, whenever we receive a new review it makes us happy and eager to work more and more so we will always be improving our services and facilities. Everything we do here is thinking of our beloved backpackers. Regarding falling asleep early, come on, there is no reason...

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

11 of us arrived here with no booking but they were more than accommodating to such a large group. We had no intention of going out that night but the atmosphere and music here making it very hard to stay away. The rooms are very close to the bar so if you want a good nights sleep this isn't the...

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Cadi M, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Catherine, it seems you and your friends had a big party here at Bigfoot Hostel Leon and Bigfoot Beach House, sounds amazing. We want to take advantage of the moment to say thank you for the compliments made to our tour guide, Oscar is a really nice guy, great professional and he is always concerned about the offer of...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 7 August 2016

My sister and I stayed here for 3 days and we had such a lovely time. This is a party hostel, but we found most people went to bed on the earlier side (the latest 1 AM) because most people are volcano boarding early morning. Anyway, I'd recommend partying outside the hostel. That's where we were able to really get...

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

Erin, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your stay at our hostel. I am glad to hear that we were able to provide as many information as you needed to find places and have fun and at the same time we are also happy that you could experience Leon's culture. This is more than expend...

Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The rooms were clean, the atmosphere and food is good but I don't get why it's not possible to leave one's backpacks there after checking out nor making a quick phone call as this two things are no problem whtasoever at most other hostels.

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

Dear Daniel, we appreciate the time you saved to review Bigfoot Hostel Leon. We are really proud about the good comments you made regarding our atmosphere and part of our services. At the same side we are sad we were not able to reach your full expectations. We will take your feedback in consideration and share it on our management...

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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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 - €24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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