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Hermosa Beach, California
Reviewed 19 January 2015

This place is simply a big cluster of idiot drunk people partying their face off. I stayed here twice on separate occasions for less than 24 hours. There are ALWAYS "that guy" staying here so be prepared and don't expect anything more than what it is.

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United States
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Loud and obnoxious patrons, sexist decor all about and ambivalent staff. I guess its just not my cup of tea. But I will list the pros/cons: Pros: cheap bed, central location, cheap beers, western food, transport to beach (triple check the fees with staff-they have a tendency to change without warning) Cons: small rooms, not so clean toilets, expensive food....

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Quebec
Reviewed 12 January 2015

I have not stayed at this hostel, but I did the volcano boarding tour and it was awesome! We did not have a reservation and the team has been very flexible. Moreover, the guide was very dynamic and fun. Finally, 30$ for the tour + 5$ for the national parc entry + 5$ for someone who brings your board to...

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Volcano boarding is definitely a thrilling and original activity that is worth trying. My only advice is not to try beating the speed records as we saw many people tumble down while tying to go fast, mostly when they arrived at the bottom of the slope. On our tour some people reached over 40-45 mph (70+ km/h) (measured with laser)...

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Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

It is good for Australian/American party people. I don't think its the right place for people who want a quite place. Staff is nice. Organization seems to be ok. Relatively clean for nicarag. standards. Food is good, but at tourist price level. There are two Big Foot places. Leon and one at the beach.

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Reviewed 2 January 2015

This hostel was a very good bargain, and a great location, and very clean. There is an on site bar and restaurant within the hostel. The employees working the bar are internationals, and may not be able to make the best recommendations. However, the other staff and receptionists are Nicas and have their fingers on the pulse of Leon. Other...

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4Thank Shaheed S
Reviewed 2 January 2015

I didn't stay at this hostel, but chose to book a volcano boarding trip though them. From start to finish I felt relaxed comfortabe, and at ease. Our guide Ashlee was AMAZING. The hike was rough, but the overall experience was definitely worth it. Great people and a great time. Also, thanks to the locals who provided their services as...

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Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

Bigfoot is definitely a fun place to stay! Great bar and common area and the excellent value volcano boarding ($25 for boarding, transport, singlet and a drink or 2) that they run through their hostel is no doubt one of my favourite things I did in Central America! But if you're not into drinking and mingling then perhaps look at...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 31 December 2014

When I first came in Bigfoot-hostel I new I would feel home here. The people behind the bar were welcoming me and my friends and showed us the way to the reception. As we were really tired from our 2 day bus trip we didn't party that night. As the privates were located next to the kitchen could we sleep...

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Copenhagen
Reviewed 30 December 2014

I had a terrible experience at Bigfoot hostel. In the middle of the night (at 4 am) one of the staff members came into my dorm room and started poking me and putting a flash light in my face. Then he started asking me random questions and wanted to check that I was in the right bed, which I was....

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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: $8 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Bigfoot Hostel Nicaragua/Leon
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“Private room was nice, separate from the common areas with a kitchen off of it and nice to have your own bathroom/shower.”
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