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The Monkey Hut

Laguna de Apoyo del triangulo 100 metros al Norte | Catarina, La Laguna de Apoyo, Masaya NVT, Nicaragua
The Monkey Hut
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very clean place . dorm at 14$ and private room at 49 $. amazing view of de laguna de apoyo. the bar close at 9 it to soon lol.. very nice and fun staff. it was a great place to end are 10 days trip. good food. normal price for the location .. we did scuba diving in the laguna... More 

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the dorm room which has picture windows over looking the lake and a stunning view of the sunrise. It is set in the most beautiful location! I'm glad we stayed overnight to enjoy the setting without the day-trippers, being able to gaze at the stars, and swim early in the morning. Delicious pizza and drinks

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Georgia
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28 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A local in Managua told me about Laguna de Apoyo and specifically The Monkey Hut, and I'm so glad he did! I booked the Guardabarranco room for 2 nights, which is the largest room on property. It's actually a hut down by the lake with two hammocks and a couple of sitting chairs. The room itself is HUGE with a... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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31 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We stayed next door at the Hotel Selva Azul but came over to the Monkey Lodge for dinner one night after seeing a large pizza oven in the back- the pizza was delicious! We spent a little time exploring the grounds- the bar area is very comfortable.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Plus: This truly was a great place for the end of my trip; it was super quiet at night and certainly relaxed and very clean. I appreciated no late music and late chats; finally a hostel to sleep. They turned away late visitors who wanted to tent thankfully so its not all about the money. Jason, the front desk man,... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was truly a hidden gem for me! I was told about this place from other travelers and locals in the beginning of my trip to visit here. So I took the journey to get here and was the best decision of my life! The Monkey Hut is so mellow and perfect after traveling either long or short distances. This... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here after hiking down the mountain. The setting is beautiful. But a 45 minute wait for a hamburger and fries--the worst we had eaten in Nicaragua--was an unhappy ending to our day. We asked twice about our food, and still couldn't get it. We won't be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Came hear for the day with my parents and sister, we had a wonderful time lounging on hammocks, kayaking Laguna de Apoyo, sunbathing on the dock, enjoying some Flor de Caña and just enjoying life. Will def be back to relax at The Monkey Hut next time I'm in Nica!

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Great spot along the lake and right next to the dive shop. The laguna is quite warm and there's a platform in the water to sit or lay on and it can be really tranquil. That was my favorite. The kitchen is great with free refillable water. Dorm had big lockers and ensuite bathroom. Restaurant served okay pizza. Wifi isn't... More 

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San Juan del Sur, Rivas, Nicaragua
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Perfect location for relaxing by a lake with fun kayaks and swim out decks to lie on. if I was staying more than a night I would bring my own food to cook because there is access to a kitchen for guests. The 2 rooms we stayed at were not that private and we had a few day use guests... More 

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