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Accommodation La Penita, Royal Family Hostel

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The family Ramos Paizano
in the back : mam Rosario, dad Francisco
Front : Lizzeth and Mark
bedroom , 1-2-or 3 person bedroom , bedroom's
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4 bedrooms
1 bathroom
14 guests
1 night minimum
Guest house
Visit a true 5th generation Ometepe family. 3 generations making your stay you won’t forget. You can truly experience the laidback vibe of Nica life amongst the locals. Explore the island on your own or with a guide. Ojo de Agua, waterfall, kayaking or volcano tour. Bus stops near our hostel will take you everywhere. Take a hammock, read, relax, or enjoying a cold drink. Mam Rosario cooks the best Nica meal. BREAKFAST INCL. IN PRICE ( WE MAKE LOCAL-VEGETARIAN-VEGAN FOOD )( dinner 6 = USD ) The rooms are basic: a small locker, mirror, several AC 110Volt power connections, every bed has a fan and linen and towels for shower and a quality lock on the door. The room has a private entrance. We offer a washing and drying place, or we can do this for you ( extra payment ) There is alway...Visit a true 5th generation Ometepe family. 3 generations making your stay you won’t forget. You can truly experience the laidback vibe of Nica life amongst the locals. Explore the island on your own or with a guide. Ojo de Agua, waterfall, kayaking or volcano tour. Bus stops near our hostel will take you everywhere. Take a hammock, read, relax, or enjoying a cold drink. Mam Rosario cooks the best Nica meal. BREAKFAST INCL. IN PRICE ( WE MAKE LOCAL-VEGETARIAN-VEGAN FOOD )( dinner 6 = USD ) The rooms are basic: a small locker, mirror, several AC 110Volt power connections, every bed has a fan and linen and towels for shower and a quality lock on the door. The room has a private entrance. We offer a washing and drying place, or we can do this for you ( extra payment ) There is always somebody of the family at home: Lizzeth or Mark, mom( Rosario), dad( Francisco ), brother Douglas or his wife Keyla. BREAKFAST INCLUDED IN THE PRICE !! We offer 'plate service', this means mom will cook for you the best meals on the island! ( DINNER - extra payment : 6 USD ) We also provide FREE WIFI, people are truly surprised at our fast internet connection! We rent mountain bikes, scooters and Quad's or horses to go over the island! The front porch, is always open for you and other visitors, for more rest you can settle yourself in the back off the hostel. The toilet group and shower are accessible to everybody. We live in the same house and you are our guest. In front of the house, there is a bar that is also visited by locals. A great opportunity to interact. We can help you with planning your days at Ometepe. We can plan your meals and make something on the road. We are there for you! More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Bathrooms
1 Shower
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Meet the host
Mark and Lizzeth H
Hosting since January 2017
Languages spoken: German, English, Spanish, Dutch
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsTHE PRICE IS A 'per person, per night price' We live on the property ( our house ) , and we are always around to help you with your stay on our island, if needed. We can help you planning your stay. Becuase we are a trhu island family we now where to go and show you the best places. Go where the normal tourist don't go !
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rgspine
rgspine
Philadelphia, PA4 contributions
I stayed here for three nights with my eighteen year old daughter and we couldn't be happier with our experience. The most important reason is you are actually staying with a Nicaraguan family that resides on Ometepe. You get a unique insight in to the everyday life of a family and their household. Its wonderful to see their extended family living on the property and neighbors stopping by to say hello or dropping off other fruits and vegetables. Wonderful to be woken up by their roosters and the howlers across the way.They treat you like family. By far the best food we had on the island that is cooked by the mother. My daughter is a vegan and they were wonderful to accommodate. We enjoyed our location about 3 miles out from Altagracia. This is a great access point for the bus to visit any point on the island. It was a short bus ride to some of the beaches and other restaurants for a change of pace. Marc, the son in law and very personable, runs the show and was very patient and immediately responded to all my gringo questions.He can set up any tours you need and arranged an ATV for us. Remember this is Ometepe and not a luxury hotel with wait staff in which to fill any need anytime. Beer and drinks are available anytime on the property. It was the best living arrangements during our trip. They are a wonderful family and truly reflect the graciousness, warmth and loving nature of the people from Nicaragua.
Visited July 2017
Written 12 August 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Mark h
Mark h
Wow , thank you so much for this great detailt review. Yes we are so lucky mom can cook so good, And we know how to cook veggitarian , Veggien and now even GLUTEN free... We enjoyed you stay very much , and who knows we se again some day. Greetings Mark , Lizzeth and family
Written 14 August 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Laurent F
Laurent F
1 contribution
The installation were very basic, but for 10$ we weren't expecting more. The thing that made our stay enjoyable was Mark, the host. He would always help us whenever we'd need advices, give us extra sanitory equipements after it being stolen, and even have fun and sit with us at night. I had a hard time on ometepe having my bag stolen, but hospedaje las peñitas leaves me with a good taste of this island.
Visited July 2017
Written 23 July 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Mark h
Mark h
Hello Laurent , Thank you so much for this nice review Laurent . It was very nice to have you as a guest. We do our best for every guest . Hospedaje La Penita
Written 12 August 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
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About the neighbourhood
We are only 2,4 km from the mean town Altagracia. Only 600 Metres from the starting point of Climbing Vulcano Conception and the CLOSEST hostel to Ojo de Agua 2,4 km ( natural spring swimming place ) We rent : Mountenbike's ( 1 USD-1 hour, 5 USD - 8 hours ) Scooter-Dirtbike ( 30 USD - 8 hours - incl full tank ) Quad ( 75 USD - 8 hours - incl full tank ) Horses ( 15 USD per hour, per horse, incl guide and horse )
Getting around
The bus stop is only 30 Meters from the house and we are situated in the middle of the island at the side of the mean round. 2.5 km from Altagracia. ( Ask the bus driver to stop at La Penita ) We can arrange taxi and pick-up bus from the ferry ( let us know ) for larger groups, so you are being sure you will arrive safe and without paying to much!.
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