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Hostel La Buena Onda

Next to the Petrol Station, West End, Honduras
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We were welcomed very well as a group of 12. The owner went to quite some trouble to organize some activities (amongst which the scooter rental). This hostel is just about as fancy as you may expect considering the price you pay. This is not a negative thing per se, just don’t expect great comfort. The rooms were quite dark... More

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Bogota, Colombia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great location, great prices and the best people. A fun, cool place to stay with great rooms and great common areas. Right near West End, and close to all the great bars, beaches and dive centres. You won't be disappointed.

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Los Angeles, California
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100 reviews 100 reviews
14 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

A good value for the money in a good location. 10 minute walk to beach, bars and restaurants. Kitchen/common area great place to make new friends and get good information as a new arrival. Most important, this place has integrity. Sophie was so kind, understanding and helpful. I left my GoPro camera on the bed above mine when I checked... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

good vibes this place is! the woman who manages the place is so great. my friend and I stayed for a week, the dorm was nice enough for the cheap price. the floors are slightly dusty and not a lot of natural light. the locker system was not the most user friendly. however those small things aside, its such a... More

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Lanzarote, Spain
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

If you happen to spent your holidays in Roatan and are an intrepid backpacker you will sooner or later end here. And believe me if I say that you will surely meet a crazy bunch of people and will have the time of your live, diving in the best spots, enjoying open air cinema, cooking a tasty meal together and... More

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Campinas, SP
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127 reviews 127 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

That hostel was really nice, mainly because of the way the owner (a Spanish lady) treated her guests. The rooms were all right, they could be bigger or at least with less people inside. Internet connection was good compared to other places in the Island (optical fiber)

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Having found this hostel in the lonely planet guide, we thought that this would be a nice budget hostel to stay in one night. However the person working there was incredibly rude, short and uninformative. Not only where the various spiders to be found on our mattresses but the pillows and bed sheets were a palling quality. Our room was... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I came to Roatan as a traveler, and on the first day I fell in love with its amazing beaches and the richest reef that I've ever seen. After losing my credit carts and with no money, I found refuge volunteering in Buena Onda hostel ran by a Spanish party girl, Sofie, who was as pretty as a flower and... More

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Calgary, Alberta
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103 reviews 103 reviews
73 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

All of the good reviews about this gem are true. The rooftop deck is amazing, the kitchen large and well-equipped, There are his/hers bathrooms with nice sinks and it's a short walk into the West End. Sophie and staff are helpful and kind and the hostel seems to attract a certain type of traveller: friendly, outgoing and inclusive. The only... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We stayed at Buena Onda on our last night coming back through Roatan, and I wish we had booked it on our first leg as well! It is beautiful, just off the main strip and everyone was super friendly. Certainly the best way to meet amazing people and enjoy the relaxing nature of the island. There were kittens, what more... More

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Address: Next to the Petrol Station, West End, Honduras
Location: Honduras > Bay Islands > Roatan > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
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