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Hostal La Tortuga Booluda

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Very good 3 night stay in large private room 8 which is up one flight of stairs above the kitchen with a roof top porch. One mattress was brand new and firm, the other mattress was more soft (how I prefer). The room was clean and comfortable with plenty of shelves to put your clothes. AC worked well. No hot...

Thank pnchampny
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

My husband and I stayed here 3 nights and really enjoyed our stay! La Tortuga Booluda isn't a party hostel, but has a very chilled out, friendly atmosphere (it's really easy to meet other travellers) which is exactly why we liked it so much. We were lucky to stay in the upstairs room with private balcony with rocking chairs and...

Thank Dannie77
Whistler, Canada
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is such a lovely hostel. It's small and friendly and very clean. The staff do a great job. The pancake breakfast and free drinking water and coffee are a great bonus. The small, friendly nature of this hostel make it very easy to meet people if you're a solo traveller and I loved the chill vibe. The kitchen was...

1Thank Alison J
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 23 November 2016

My mother and I stayed at La Tortuga Booluda for three nights--two in Room 8 (the fancy private room with A/C) and one in Room 6 (a normal private room without A/C). The staff were very friendly and helpful, and the common area is very pleasant. If you have some extra money, I'd recommend Room 8 with air conditioning, as...

Thank Kristi K
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This hostel made me feel like home, with good vibes, good people good staff. Clean, chill , the kitchen perfect and with free pancakes ! I tried private room and dorms, both are really nice. After visited many hostels in central america it was one of the best hostel. highly recommended !

Thank Aurore A
Leon, Nicaragua
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I spent many days and nights while I was in Nicaragua for almost 4 months. I really enjoyed it. Is a nice, cozy and sociable place but peaceful as well if you are looking for it. Good price for the awesome service and place. Workers and staff are the best! Hammocks, pool table, breakfast-included, guitar and bongo's, music, star fruits,...

Thank dardotobala
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at La Tortuga. Our Son 2.5 loved the turtles, the hammocks, and the pancakes and we did too. It was the most social place we stayed in Nica (but not too noisy at all). We loved it.

Thank Duncan M
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I stayed here for 3 nights in a private room with a bathroom with my boyfriend while we went on day trips from Leon. The hostel was perfect in terms of location a bit away from the main square so it wasn't too noisy but we were able to walk all across the city. We needed to book an extra...

Thank whittakillah
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very cute hostel, clean, very budget friendly. We stayed in room 8- BEST ROOM, has AC and a private balcony. Breakfast is good and the location is good. I would definitely recommended this hostel. Good vibes all around, felt like a cool retreat from the busy city.

Thank rlerouxstephanie
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I stayed here for two nights and I loved it. The people, both the guests and the staff, were very friendly and the atmosphere in the hostel was just great. I liked that there was a kitchen, which included free breakfast!

Thank Eline v

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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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: ₹ 410 - ₹ 1,638 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Hostal La Tortuga Booluda Hotel 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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