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Bigfoot Hostel

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2014

I didn't stay at this hostel so can't comment on the facilities, however I did do the volcano tour through the hostel and it was a great experience, Tom who guided us for the day, with a new guy who I unfortunately have forgotten his name, were great. Great prices, Tom takes some great photos and breaks down the barriers...

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boliveir, Owner at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Jarrod Thank you so much for taking your time to write this awesome review. We are sad that you didn't get to stay with us but happy you got to do the tour and had a great time. Tom is a great guide and for sure have a lot of knowledge. Thank you for recommending us Jarrod take care...

Reviewed 7 October 2014 via mobile

Cheap, ambience is awesome and the staff is cheerful and helpful. If you want to go sled a volcano or go lay back at the beach with a good mojito, this is the place. Loads of option to have fun, and there is always a good party going. Food is good, dorms are kept clean, and sunset at the beachhouse...

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boliveir, Owner at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Motionocean Thank you for your awesome review. We are so happy to hear that you had an amazing time with us. For sure the Beach House have beautiful sunsets and good waves to. We do our best to offer activities to guest to break the ice between everyone so that makes easy for people to meet. Thank you once...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Big Foot is by far one of the best hostels I have stayed at in Central America. Leon is hot and the a/c dorms are perfect and really clean. The staff are amazing, really fun and energetic. The volcano boarding is definitely one of the best things I've ever done. Big Foot is a must to stay at!!

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boliveir, Owner at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Amanda Thank you so much for this awesome review. Its so nice to hear when people leave such a message. We do our best to serve everyone and we do feel that we have accomplished our job with you. Take care and have an amazing trip, we hope to see you again one day Bigfoot Family

Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

I really enjoyed staying at this hostel! Always something to do and the volcano boarding was a lot of fun!! Would have being good to go twice but you do get a beer when you get to the bottom! There is a cheap shuttle to there sister hostel on the beach and we had a fun afternoon drinking there! All...

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boliveir, Owner at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Jay Thank you for your review. Yeah some people want to go twice but not the majority. Most of the people are happy sliding once and get their cold beer and a cookie. So what we decided to do to be fair is that if someone wants to go again the next day we only charge 1/2 price. Our...

Birmingham
Reviewed 26 September 2014

We stayed here for one night on our way to Granada. We wanted to stay two nights but unfortunately there weren't enough people going on the night volcano trip so they didn't run it. We arrived here and it was heaving with a younger crowd who were playing drinking games and en route to a bar crawl. The hostel was...

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boliveir, Owner at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

HI Kate Thank you for taking your time to give us your feedback! This is the only way to improve. Ok so about the party hostel you are definitely right we are a party hostel until 11PM and then people have the chance to sleep or go to another bar. I don't know which room you are talking about to...

Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Reviewed 22 September 2014

I stayed at BigFoot Hostel for one night... but that wasn't the original plan. While visiting Masaya, I reserved a spot for me and my girlfriend to go Volcano Boarding at 9am the day after we arrived in Nicaragua. Our rented home was supposedly an hour and a half away from BigFoot Hostel but it unfortunately took a little over...

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Reviewed 13 September 2014

I stayed here for three days this September. The room was $8.50 but it was buy two nights get the third free so it was cheaper than that. The hostel was buzzing every night and the music all day long was absolutely spot on. They do lots of tours and the volcano boarding one is a must do (look it...

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La Rochelle, France
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Very bad private room (the worst of my trip trough central america), for 25$ you can definitely find better somewhere else: dirty walls, broken shower, no windows, bad humid air... it's like this kind of motel room of very bad movies. And moreover not comprehensive or helping welcoming policy: when I arrive at the hostel I was not sure yet...

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Reviewed 9 September 2014

We where kinda sick of the restaurant food, french fries and all that. So coming here was great. That good home stay feeling with home made food. Boat trips to the surf, and good atmosphere. If you want to surf fun waves and have good experience this is a good choice.

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Esteli, Nicaragua
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Dope weekend at Bigfoot Hostel. Tons of fun and a lot of good people. Definitely check out the Volcano boarding, and the Bigfoot Beach Shack in Las Penitas. Tom was a great Volcano Boarding leader and I'm definitely planning on going back.

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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: ₹ 388 - ₹ 1,681 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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