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Hostal La Tortuga Booluda

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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
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Shuttle Bus Service
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

I visited Nicaragua twice and stayed both times at Tortuga Booluda. I had a single room and it was just great: very clean and very comfortable. It's more comparable to a hotel than to a hostel. Good Wifi connection all over the place. Confy hammocks...More

Thank Umberto R
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The lovely communal area is pretty much all this hostal has going for them. The location is also very good if you want to be away from the hustle and bustle of the main area of the city. But we stayed in room #3 which...More

Thank Michelle V
Response from tortugabooluda, Manager at Hostal La Tortuga BooludaResponded 8 May 2017

Hi Michelle, As I wrote in my response to your partner's comment a few days ago, we are deeply sorry that your time here did not meet expectations. I will reiterate what I had previously said to him. We are aware that room #3 is...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

I stayed in a private room for almost a month while studying Spanish in Leon. this hostal is one of the best I have encountered in all of my travels. It is about 4 blocks from "el centro" of town and is quiet but still...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Good dorms. Good breakfest. Great staff. Fun atmosphere. I especially like the pool table. Room 7 is a good private room. I like the manager Eleanor and front desk person Carolina. Could maybe ac the dorm Leon's hot!

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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I was aware that it was gonna be incredibly hot in this city and hostel nothing could prepare me. I got the private room on the ground floor and it was about 6x8 feet with a very tiny wall fan that did very little to...More

Thank alex t
Response from tortugabooluda, Manager at Hostal La Tortuga BooludaResponded 4 May 2017

Hi Alex, First of all, very sorry that your stay with us did not meet expectations. We pride ourselves on our service so it is a big disappointment to have let you down on that front and we will work hard to make sure it...More

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
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Price range
US$ 10 - US$ 28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$ 10 - US$ 28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Room 8 has a nice private balcony"
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"Dorm is great place to meet fellow travelers."
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"The private in the back has great water pressure but little airflow. The second floor room looked very nice..."
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"Room 3 was quite stuffy (and I had been warned)... but nice to have privacy."
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