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Via Via Hostel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the only hostel I stayed at during my stay at Leon. The rooms were clean, the bathroom of my dorm was superb (there was no hot water but seriously, if you need a hot shower while staying in Leon, you have problems) and the hammocks were perfect. There is live music regularly and the bar has cheap drinks...

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Thank you so much for this nice review Pavlos P!!! We were very happy to have you around, hope to see you again one day. Glad you enjoyed our cheap beer and the food!

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The Via Via Hostel is located in the heart of Leon. Thanks god it´s not a party hostel. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The bathrooms and dorms are very clean, beds are comfortable. I highly recommend the hostel!

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Thank you for leaving your great review! We really appreciate that you enjoyed your stay at our place. Hope to see you again one day, the staff says hi!!!

Layer de la Haye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had a private room, Checo for $24 for one night. The rooms at the back of the garden area are well appointed (the kingsize one for $36 looked amazing, but it wasn’t within budget). We had a double and a single bed. Ceilings are high, mosquito nets are provided and the wall mounted fan was reasonably effective. The construction...

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Dear ASocialNomad, Thanks so much for leaving your review! We will definitely take your opinion and comments into account. Together with our staff we keep on working on improvement with respect to both client satisfaction and infrastructure. Glad you had a good time, hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 9 March 2017

The hostel has a pretty popular bar and restaurant with a pool table, and the dorm rooms are a ways back so nice and quiet. They have lockers and working fans. That's all I can say that's positive about it. Three different WiFi networks, none of them worked until this morning and even then the one in the room never...

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Hello Adam, We are willing to explain to you that power cuts are still very common in Nicaragua. When there is no power there is no wifi. We are very sorry for this inconvenience but unfortunately this situation was out of our hands. Enjoy the rest of your trip. You are always welcome to have a cold drink!

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Went here because my other hostel was fully booked. I initially booked for 2 nights but extended to 3 on my 2nd day and there was no problem. Very spacious and ventilated. The room i stayed in however only had 1 working light which was bad when it was night time. The washroom was surprisingly roomy and well lit. They...

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

Excellent location - coming from Antigua or El Salvador as the shuttle stops right outside Big Foot hostel and opposite ViaVia. The building is beautiful with a gorgeous central courtyard and garden, wide balcony areas with hammocks to chill out and nice colonial style rooms for a reasonable price. My friend and I got a double room with a bathroom,...

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Hello, We are so sorry for this experience in our restaurant. We directly adressed the probleme with the wifi, thanks for helping us to improve our service. After a staffmeeting some changes to the menu and billingsystem were made to avoid errors in the futur. We hope you had a good time in Leon and maybe see you back to...

Novo Mesto, Slovenia
Reviewed 9 January 2017

It looks like that bar staff is also reception. But they are very nice and quick. We stayed in a dorm twice and it was good. There are lockers for your stuff and do use them. Nice sitting area outside with amazing patio in hostel and restaurant. Food in restaurant is reasonably priced. Staff in both sections is very attentive...

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Esteli, Nicaragua
Reviewed 27 December 2016

A wonderful courtyard and chill environment but my friend and I were bitten all night long. I was bitten by bed bugs/sand flies on my arms, leg and face. It was a rough night. Another friend stayed there and had no problems. Choose your bed carefully.

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Maggnifique, thanks for leaving your opinion. We will definitely take your comments into account. If we would have been advised directly we would have taken action straight away, since we are always trying to make sure our guests have a positive experience.

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 1 December 2016

The moment I walked in, I felt at home: warm welcome, nice decoration, good vibes and delicious food. Sleeping in one of the back yard rooms around the lush garden made my stay perfect and relaxing. ViaVia lives up to its promises: meeting place for travelers. Both staff and other visitors provide welcome information on visiting the city and the...

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Thank you so much for staying with us! We are happy to hear you had a great experience staying at ViaVia León. Good luck with your onward traveling!

Glasgow
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We only ate in the resturant, not stayed in the hostel. The food in the restaurant was pretty good with a decent selection of European options. It is a little more expensive, but it would be acceptable if the service was better. Unfortunately we found the service to be pretty poor. It felt like an effort at every stage, when...

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free Internet

Additional Information about Via Via Hostel

Address: Del Banco ProCredit 75 Varas al Sur (210), Leon, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Number of rooms: 24
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“Free, good Wifi, comfy beds, chillin area”
nicolerberlin, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Like everywhere check before you stay.”
snegi2014, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are situated around an inner garden and have a terrace.”
BandJ2002, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Chose any other place.”
Adventureglo61, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“If you get the double bed room at the back of the hostel then you will be furthest from potential noises in the night and although there is no A/C the fans will likely suffice.”
UriahN_12, 4 Aug 2014 | Read review
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