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Hostel Sonati Leon

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sonati seems to be an environmental education program first, and host and second. It's advertised online as a hostel but it doesn't seem to be their priority. I understand much of the income from their tours and hostel rentals goes toward the free environmental education they provide to local students, which is amazing. But this review is for the hostel...

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Sonati, Sonati Family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Dear Elle, We appreciate your comments, each one of them helps us to improve every day. While it is true, we have our businesses: hostel and tour fund environmental activities, all are our priorities. We are very sorry about your experience in our hostel, with the kitchen is a bit difficult if the same people who stay in our hostel...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights and splashed out on a private room. At first glance the room was beautifully laid out and clean but after getting into bed we found it contained quite a lot of someone else's hair. The staff and clientele seemed friendly enough, if a little over trendy. The pool was a nice touch...

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Sonati, Sonati Family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Dear Samuel, Thank you for your comment. The water filling has a symbolic price, we ask people to have their own bottle, all our income is used to finance our environmental projects. We offer tours from our agency and if we do not have a scheduled tour, we send it to the agencies we work with, the price depends on...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hostel, very affordable. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. Claudia is great in giving you info on what to do in Leon. The rooms are very clean and the A/C super cold as Leon is very hot. One of the better hostels in Leon.

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Sonati, Sonati Family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Dear Nelson, Thank you for your comment. We appreciate your collaboration with all our environmental projects!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pool was really dirty as well as the kitchen. Prices of the tours are not the cheapest, so look further if you want a better price. The people are really friendly. The private rooms are upstairs and the dorms downstairs with the pool. Ask for towels, they have them!! In the center of the town and near shops and just...

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Sonati, Sonati Family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Dear Gabi, Thank you very much for your comment, we have taken some steps to improve on the points you mention, but certainly we also need to keep the common kitchen clean with the help of other guests. Our tours are competitively priced, we also fund environmental projects and depend on our hostels and tours. This is what makes us...

Poussan, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good hostel in Léon .... Nice garden, people who work there , are friendly . Dorm are really big . They can organise différent kiné officiel tours . And it's on the center of Léon but really quiet !!!

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Thank Christophede7
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Leon is an amazing little city and Sonati is located right in the heart of it. The staff were very helpful in coordinating activities like volcano boarding. The wifi was spotty upstairs but was fine downstairs. The pool was a nice place to cool down during the scorching days. They're environmentally conscious which is a plus too. I'd stay there...

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Thank FoodIsGood33
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had a nice time in Sonati Hostel. Friendly staff, a kitchen and a fridge make easy and cheap traveling possible. The rooms are clean and beautiful. Whatever you want to ask, the staff has the right answer for you. I can highly recommend to stay here

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Super hostel with a pool (so nice in the Leon heat) and lots of hammocks to lounge around in. The dorms were big, but spacious and had lots of fans. There's a small kitchen you can use and reception were super helpful in organising trips and onward travel.

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Sonati, Sonati Family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Dear Starling! Thanks so much for your opinion. We appreciate your collaboration on our environmental programs.

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay here! Stayed five nights in July and it was great! Really friendly hostel with an environmental thinking. You get free coffee in the morning, there's a good kitchen and it's only 6dollars/night so it's a great place if you wanna save some money! Staff is really friendly and will help you book tours or trips! Not...

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Sonati, Sonati family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Dear Aknitak! Thanks for your opinion, we appreciate your comment. If you come back to Leon, visit us! Thanks for support our Environmental Programs!

Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We really loved this hostel. It is cosy and feels very familiar. There are more backpackers so a lot of people to speak to. The swimmingpool is tiny but very nice, after a hard day of doing trips ;) Our Dorm room cost $8 per person. The room was cool at night, also with the fan. The tours are a...

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Sonati, Sonati Family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Marielle ! Thanks for your support staying in our hostel wich finances free envionmental education in Leon and Esteli.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SONATI is an environmental education organization working to increase knowledge, love and care toward the environment. All profits from our hostel and tours finance our environmental activities. SONATI Mission: The mission of SONATI is to encourage environmental stewardship and preservation, and to promote responsible environmental projects through education programs, community outreach and self-sustaining resources. SONATI Vision:* To increase knowledge, love and care toward the environment.* To empower community members with the tools and knowledge to take action in their communities and become a voice for environmental change.* To become a resource for leadership development for environmental change.* To create programs in different sites, with sites cooperating with one another in an international arena. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Sonati Leon

Address: From NE Corner of Cathedral, 3 Blocks Northward and 1/2 Block Westward, Leon 505, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Price Range: ₹ 1,011 - ₹ 1,955 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Nice swimmingpool! :)”
 of 5 bubbles Marielle_k89, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“the biggest dorm is the cheapest but also the best as it is huge.”
 of 5 bubbles danielle22jmillard, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Hope that you get a bottom bunk as the top beds don't have railings”
 of 5 bubbles TraceyW748, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask the staff about Buffet San Benitos! It's the best spot to eat in the city, very cheap and super close to the hostel!”
 of 5 bubbles asherf, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a private bathroom. Shared bathrooms have no hallway access and you can easily be locked out.”
 of 5 bubbles E5693OHjessicaw, 21 Apr 2015 | Read review
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