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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

a quiet and calm hostel. the dorms are spacious and situated around a green patio which is very nice. wi fi is good. but still i couldn't really enjoy my stay at this hostel. there is a bar and a restaurant in the front and...More

Thank Susie K
Management response:Responded 4 July 2017

Hello Dear Susie, We regret sincerely that you did not have a great experience at our place. In ViaVia we always try to create a exchange between local and foreign people, it continues to be a challenge succeeding our goal. Nevertheless we are in het...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is the only hostel I stayed at during my stay at Leon. The rooms were clean, the bathroom of my dorm was superb (there was no hot water but seriously, if you need a hot shower while staying in Leon, you have problems) and...More

Thank Pavlos P
Management response:Responded 17 May 2017

Thank you so much for this nice review Pavlos P!!! We were very happy to have you around, hope to see you again one day. Glad you enjoyed our cheap beer and the food!

Reviewed 22 March 2017

The Via Via Hostel is located in the heart of Leon. Thanks god it´s not a party hostel. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The bathrooms and dorms are very clean, beds are comfortable. I highly recommend the hostel!

Thank nicolerberlin
Management response:Responded 3 April 2017

Thank you for leaving your great review! We really appreciate that you enjoyed your stay at our place. Hope to see you again one day, the staff says hi!!!

Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had a private room, Checo for $24 for one night. The rooms at the back of the garden area are well appointed (the kingsize one for $36 looked amazing, but it wasn’t within budget). We had a double and a single bed. Ceilings are...More

Thank ASocialNomad
Management response:Responded 22 March 2017

Dear ASocialNomad, Thanks so much for leaving your review! We will definitely take your opinion and comments into account. Together with our staff we keep on working on improvement with respect to both client satisfaction and infrastructure. Glad you had a good time, hope to...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

The hostel has a pretty popular bar and restaurant with a pool table, and the dorm rooms are a ways back so nice and quiet. They have lockers and working fans. That's all I can say that's positive about it. Three different WiFi networks, none...More

Thank Adam J Z
Management response:Responded 11 March 2017

Hello Adam, We are willing to explain to you that power cuts are still very common in Nicaragua. When there is no power there is no wifi. We are very sorry for this inconvenience but unfortunately this situation was out of our hands. Enjoy the...More

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"Great location as well - in the heart of Leon!"
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"Free, good Wifi, comfy beds, chillin area"
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"Like everywhere check before you stay."
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"all rooms are situated around an inner garden and have a terrace."
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