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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

This lake is magical. I spent a week here and didn't want to leave. Kayak, paddling boarding and the floating dock. Food is great pretty good selection. Awesome smoothies. Lots of bathrooms and showers. Outside lounge area. Can bring your own alcohol. I really loved my stay will defiantly be back. Book in advance so you don't lose your bed...

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Concord, New Hampshire
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We were staying at nearby Laguna Beach Club and walked down to eat dinner here as it seemed more happening and breakfast since my brother was staying here. The dinner was not great, pasta with pesto with no meat was good. good pesto...but simple and not a lot of food. the hamburger was way over cooked, and the chicken super...

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ParadisoLaguna M, Manager at Paradiso Hostel, responded to this review

Hello there, Nicaragua is nice but maybe poor-esque... even if we look "resort-like" We are indeed a Hostel... you get what you choose :) Nonetheless Paradiso is proud to offer a wide range of food including premium meats. The staff is trained to ask how well you want the meat to be cooked and is always happy to accomodate customers...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This was a fantastic place to completely chill out for a few days. Days of just swimming in the lake and relaxing, while feeling like I was in a resort (bar tab and all), was blissful! One of those places that is great to take a well deserved (civilised) break from travelling in Nicaragua. It seems a bit expensive for...

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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed nearby and came here for dinner. Nice location on the beach with friendly English speaking staff. Tons of backpacking 20 somethings staying here for the cheap hostel. The food is mostly western, which is a shame. The quality is decent, but not worth a special trip.

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ParadisoLaguna M, Owner at Paradiso Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Jason, sorry you felt forced to come to eat at Paradiso and disagreed with the philosophy of the menu (which btw includes local and "fusion" options) but still ate here. Once i went to France and there soo many french people, what a shame ! :)

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Yes I know this place is a Hostel, so I didn't expect the Savoy. However after staying at other hostels and guesthouses in Nicaragua I was left disappointed with this place. First the Pros: The location is beautiful, you are right next to the lake and treated to stunning scenery and natural beauty. If your brave like us, go for...

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ParadisoLaguna M, Owner at Paradiso Hostel, responded to this review

Hello James! It is indeed hard to make something out of this review for us to work with :) Let's start with the fact that we are glad you had a good time. About the Welcoming, let's say this is usually a strong point for us! (we do work with a staff of 5 people at reception + 30 on...

Berkeley, California
Reviewed 25 February 2016

My stay at Paradiso was one of the highlights of my ten day Nicaragua trip. The grounds are absolutely gorgeous, teeming with beautiful tropical flowers and boasting spectacular views of the crater lake. The hostel was such a cool place to hang out and has so many amenities for guests, including games, kayaks and inner tubes. The beachside bar was...

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Reviewed 24 February 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed here for two nights this month and absolutely loved it. The rooms are very basic and quite hot, however I doubt you'll be spending much time in them if you're staying here. The property is absolutely beautiful with much care and consideration taken to maintain the gardens. The food is awesome. While they don't have...

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Leidschendam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 February 2016

When we arrived it was very crowded on the road, mainly caused by day tourist at Paradiso. Many cars where parked everywhere. It was Sunday. Because we did had a reservation we where allowed to park the car on the property. The location was great with a very attractive bar/restaurant close by a small beach. We did take a swim...

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ParadisoLaguna M, Owner at Paradiso Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Jan, It is quite a hard review considering all the positive aspects you mentionned. We are glad you had a good time and would just like to clarify some points you mentionned which provide inadequate information. Internet : Internet is NOT limited to guests and does offer Wifi (when functionning) in the Reception area, the Viewpoint restaurant near reception...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Paradiso, what's in a name? Great place to stay; Laguna de Apoyo is on itself beautiful, but this hostel really adds to the experience. It has an amazing view and everything you need to enjoy the lake for a couple of days. I stayed in a 6 bed dorm, with nice beds and a shared bathroom. Toilets are separated and...

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Burnaby, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

We went here for 2 days and nights from Granada. Yes the rooms are a bit pricey for Nicaragua but the place is lovely. The beach is nice, the inner tubes are fun and the lake is warm. The food is good but again a bit pricey. We ended up walking down the road and eating there.

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Have you had a chance to wake up in the middle of nature?We give you the chance!We offer the option of spending the night here, with a price to suit every budget.For our overnight guests we offer triple, double or single rooms with private or shared bathroom, as well as a spacious room with an amazing view of the sunrise over the lake. Our well-stocked bar & restaurant serves refreshing cocktails and delicious homemade comfort food at a great price.We have direct access to the water with a nice sandy beach, free kayaks, floating dock and some water toys as well. Come here to play volleyball, table tennis or to try the only 'petanque' (boules) area in the south of Nicaragua. We offer awesome patio views, landscaped gardens, a wonderful shady ranch with sun chairs, hammocks and a bar right on the water's edge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paradiso Hostel

Address: Laguna de Apoyo, La Laguna de Apoyo, Masaya 48000, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Masaya Department > Masaya > La Laguna de Apoyo
Price Range: ₹ 956 - ₹ 4,096 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“great outdoors”
 of 5 bubbles 343kevynt, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I thought the private room was ok with its private bathroom...but hot (my brother stayed there, we only ate there)”
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 of 5 bubbles teamfunannie, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The dorm is huge, but has an amazing view of the lake! Bring ear plugs though.”
 of 5 bubbles S2500RYmatthewm, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Is there a good room?”
 of 5 bubbles jamesashleysmith, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If you really want to stay; take the a room with a lake side window.”
 of 5 bubbles 341JanT, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
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