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Hostal La Tortuga Booluda

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We had a group of four and stayed at Tortuga Booluda 3 nights while in Leon and had a great experience. Eleanor and the staff are very friendly and helpful. I would definitely stay here again while in Leon.

Thank BeccaNica
Orange, Virginia
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We stayed at La Tortuga Booluda for 3 nights. My daughter and sister stayed in room 8 which is upstairs with a private bathroom. Their room was definitely nicer than the rooms downstairs. The hotel staff was very helpful and directed us to restaurants and museums. They arranged transport and a volcano boarding tour for us. The hostel has great...

Thank nakotigi
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

- very friendly stuff!!!! - nice chillout-area with hammocks and lots of plants - well equipped kitchen & pancake breakfast for free - free water as much as u like - small, hot, sticky room - big library with book-exchange - billard table - instruments to play with - lots of information

Thank CiliaHolzer
Petoskey, Michigan
Reviewed 7 June 2016

My friend and I stayed at this hostel for two nights and loved it! The people that go through seem to be very laid back and friendly! I love the atmosphere of the hostel. It is very trusting and a nice place to stay. Also, there is a nice kitchen that anyone can use and free coffee all day! i...

Thank gabysmission1
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed at this lovely place for two nights in a private room with a shared bath. The room was very clean, staff were friendly and the kitchen was nice. Free pancake breakfasts offered each morning. Quiet. People do yoga in the lobby each morning and read books in the lounge in the evening. A nice supermarket (with ATM and cheap...

Thank Nicole R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We are two females aged 24 from the UK. We booked to stay in a private room, shared bathroom at tortuga blooda because it was cheaper than Bigfoot hostel. When we arrived the staff were friendly, the hostel had a good kitchen space with a shelf and a box for each rooms food and a large fridge. They also have...

Thank layla_20092009
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Very well-equipped kitchen. Pancakes, bananas and honey provided free of charge in the morning, along with all day coffee. Very reasonably priced beverages on-site including beers. Wifi good but not excellent. Stayed in a room with 1 bunk and a double for $33/night, then in a 10 bed dorm for $8/night. Pool table, loads of places to relax, lots of...

Thank Kieran D
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

I liked the atmosphere because its easy to grab a beer (self service) and just chill in a chair or hammock, or have a chat. They have good internet, spacious patio, pool table, nice equiped kitchen and free water refill with ice cubes in the refrigerator. Slept in dorm and private room. Dorm is a bit crowded but you have...

Thank Sjaak L
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Great hostel, very friendly and welcoming. Staff was extremely helpful, and the hole place have a good backpackers-friendly-vibe to it. Do-it-yourself pancake breakfast served all morning, very convenient and fun. Pool table in good shape, very big and equipped kitchen. Recommended!

Thank noamlevko
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a night. One of the best places i have been too so far. Its clean. Comfy beds. Quite. Nice publicarea with pooltable, bookexchange etc. Great kitchrn if you want to Cook your own food. I have nothing bad to say about the place.

Thank Henri L

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the center of the city of Leon Nicaragua, Hostal La Tortuga Booluda (The Lazy Turtle) offers a relaxing multi-cultural atmosphere, comfortable dorm beds and private rooms, free pancake breakfast, free organic coffee, open kitchen, free internet, free pool table, a complete book exchange, house guitars, self-service bar, one-on-one Spanish classes, and more. La Tortuga Booluda is a home away from home for the traveler who is looking for a mellow and comfortable base to soak in the culture and history of this great colonial town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal La Tortuga Booluda

Address: From the SW Corner Of the Central Park 3.5 Blocks West, Leon, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Price Range: $8 - $32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Hostal La Tortuga Booluda Hotel Leon
Hostal La Tortuga Booluda Nicaragua/Leon
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“Room 8 is huge and has a private balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Dannie77, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 is more expensive, but very nice with the A/C and private balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles KristiK616, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best room is #8!!”
 of 5 bubbles rlerouxstephanie, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The upstairs private room (i think it was 8) is just the best deal for your buck ever, private porch with hammock and much space.”
 of 5 bubbles noamlevko, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 upstairs with private balcony”
  • lovely private balcony for the upstairs room of no 8
 of 5 bubbles Newmorton, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
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