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Reviewed 2 November 2015

I stayed in one of the private rooms with a private bath. It was huge, clean, and included breakfast. I had a queen size bed! It was immaculately clean.The upstairs balcony gives you a nice view of the city. The common areas are spacious and the wi-fi was solid (except in my room) when I was there. My room was...

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LaBuenaOnda, Gerente at La Buena Onda, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thank you very much for your review. We are happy about the fact that Gerald did a good job explaining you about what to do and where to go in Matagalpa. Our apologize for the noise ( music ) that day. A couple of days per year, shops in the neighborhood use big speakers to promote their discounts....

Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed in the dorm for three nights and as previously mentioned it was a fantastic dorm and the entire place was sparkling with cleanliness. I have never seen such a clean bathroom in a dorm with 7 beds! It felt like at someones home. All Staff was very nice and attentive. The check-in as well as other services provided (laundry,...

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LaBuenaOnda, Gerente at La Buena Onda, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thank you a lot for your review. The positive things you write about our hostel and staff makes us feel very proud. We are very sorry about the water problem, unfortunately there is never a schedule for it. We do not know that water gets shut off on forehand. If we did, of course we would notify everyone...

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 9 October 2015

I almost gave this place 5 stars or close but have reduce to 2. I am surprised how my tupper box (I use to pack my homemade food on a long chicken bus) got disappeared. I forgot it on my 2 days stay, and I went back the other day. But it was gone. I won't blame anyone staying there....

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LaBuenaOnda, Gerente at La Buena Onda, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, We normally do not like to gainsay our guests and we are open for any critics of suggestions, but we think this review is not fair at all. We think it is not right to accuse us from stealing your Tupperware box. I am quiet sure that our staff will never steal anything from our guests and in...

Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

I stayed in their private room D the first night and then switched to the dorms second night. Being stuck on a chicken bus for 3 hours with an overly chatty bench partner had me picking the private room just to decompress. It was huge, clean, and included breakfast. The upstairs balcony gives you a nice view of the city....

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LaBuenaOnda, Gerente at La Buena Onda, responded to this review

Dear Ashley K, Thank you a lot for writing us this wonderful review. This way you are very much helping us, the Matagalpa region and future visitors of Matagalpa. Although you didn't try our front desk staff on their English, I can tell you they all speak English, maybe not perfect but good enough to understand each other. We are...

Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 26 September 2015

I was VERY positively surprised by this hostel. It looks more like a hotel than a hostel. Everything looks very beautiful, facilities are excellent, bathrooms amazing, everything is so clean, staff extremely helpful, friendly, well informed about everything. And all that for USD 8 a night (I stayed in the 8 people dorm). Beds really comfortable. Nice place for meeting...

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LaBuenaOnda, Gerente at La Buena Onda, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thank you a lot for your review about our hostel. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We understand your critics about the signs we put up through our hostel. The problem is the mess people make in our hostel if we do not put the signs up. This will affect the...

Chiayintsun, Taiwan, Taiwan
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

The environment of the hostel is the best in town. The hostel has the best public areas for the guest. A nice tv room area, a gorgeous terrace with hammocks and a lovely balcony. If you are a backpacker or world traveler and you are looking for a nice place to stay in Matagalpa, this is hostel. Beside, the public...

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LaBuenaOnda, Gerente at La Buena Onda, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thank you a lot for posting a review on our TripAdvisor page. You help us a lot by telling our future guests your experience during your stay with us. We are very happy to hear that you are so positive. Hope to have you back some day!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 August 2015

We are staying here right now and had to write a review because it's just so lovely! We are staying in a private room and it's just grogeous with a huge bed, a little desk to write on, local decorations and art and big windows that fill the room with light. After spending three months backpacking around Central America you...

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LaBuenaOnda, General Manager at La Buena Onda, responded to this review

Dear Traveler Thank you a lot for sharing your experience with your future guests! It means a lot to us that you took the time to write a beautiful review about our hostel. It is good to hear that you liked all the little things we offer to make our guests stay in La Buena Onda, the best stay of...

Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

I am glad I chose this hostal because it's clean, has comfy beds and an awesome patio with hammocks. Everything you need is right there: free water and coffee, book exchange, a good equipped kitchen (1$ for using it ) and super friendly staff that speaks good English. It's a quiet and relaxed hostal with lots of greens and a...

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LaBuenaOnda, General Manager at La Buena Onda, responded to this review

Hello Limabro, Thank you a lot for sharing your experience with our future guests! We are glad you've enjoyed your stay with us, and of course Cascada Blanca, that is a nice spot close to Matagalpa! Regards

Burke, Virginia
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I found this hostal through word and mouth and one of my former co-workers used to work at La Buena Onda. It was a last minute decision to stay here, but I was not disappointed! I stayed in a private room on the second floor. I was really pleased. The room was spacious and comfortable. There was a spacious closet...

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LaBuenaOnda, Gerente at La Buena Onda, responded to this review

Hello JosephR, Thank you a lot for your review and thank you for choosing to pass by at La Buena Onda during your stay in Nicaragua. It is good to hear that you found us through word and mouth. We really appreciate that you took the time to write this review about us. To respond your complaint about the hot...

Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

I heartily recommend a stay at La Buena Onda...I stayed in the second property just a hop, step and jump down the road from the main hostel (30 metres). This second property contained four very spacious private rooms with two shared bathrooms (two bedrooms share one bathroom). A breakfast of fruit or scrambled eggs and coffee was included in the...

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LaBuenaOnda, Gerente at La Buena Onda, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, Thank you a lot for staying with us and taking the time to write this review. It is very good to hear you enjoyed your stay and our staffs hospitality. We hope to see you again some day.

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Welcome to La Buena Onda, Matagalpa's first Hostel! Use us as a base to explore the beautiful city of Matagalpa and it's surrounding mountains and coffee farms, or just come relax with us and enjoy some amazing coffee and food from our cafe. Come swing in a hammock in our patio or on our balcony, take advantage of our free internet, cable TV or a DVD, or grab a book from our extensive library. We have dormitories and private rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Buena Onda

Address: Matagalpa 61000, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Matagalpa Department > Matagalpa
Price Range: ₹ 1,086 - ₹ 2,376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Private room D was very nice and included breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles KristiK616, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The double room D was very good.”
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“For a family it was nice to be on the first floor close to the common space.”
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“Know what you are getting before you book. Private rooms are the "hotel" category.”
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“Maybe ask for a room in the first floor ?”
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