We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Melting Elefante

Save
Share
Traveler (38)
Room & Suite (7)
Pool & Beach (4)
Overview
Guasacate, Rivas Nicaragua See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Room Service
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"}}
Reviews (60)
Filter reviews
51 results
Traveler rating
39
8
2
1
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
39
8
2
1
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews the owner other places a tiny bit long story shared kitchen hot water community board balcony house surfers nicaragua hostel shape country
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 51 reviews
Reviewed July 23, 2018

My stay was quite awhile back, so lots may have changed but I've been meaning to share this experience. We were traveling with a 4 year old child and had booked our stay before we reached Nicaragua. I had emailed back and forth with the...More

Thank myles_of_smiles
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

It’s unique hotel. Beautiful ocean view and amazing for surfers! We loved having a shared kitchen with food processor for morning smoothies. Rooms are huge. I would highly suggest to get AC remote for an extra as house gets quite hot. It’s a really friendly...More

Thank Indre A
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

Bad Place, Bad staff. Rent a Surfboard with many nouns, after bringing back, they said, i made a new noun, so I had to pay 20$. You should rent your board at another place! This is so unfriendly, bad and very unwelcome!!!

Thank Colin D
Reviewed March 25, 2017

No doubt that you are going to enjoy this place, people are friendly, the quality-price is good, the view and the shape of this hostel reminds me of Gaudi and if you are a surfer this is the place for you.

Thank Pelopinchazo
Reviewed September 6, 2016

I stayed at the Melting Elefante for three days, Michael was the host because Marco was out of the country. The pictures seemed a bit odd but they're far from representative of the actual place. The rooms are wonderful, the people are friendly, and the...More

Thank Jesse K
View more reviews
About
Description
Beachfront 3 suite hotel/house with AC, Hot water and free high speed WiFi. Located on playa Guasacate which is a 2.5 hrs taxi ride from Managua, Nicaragua. Overlooks Popoyo surf break. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free Parking
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
3
Price range
$16 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Melting Elefante Nicaragua/Rivas
Location
Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Rivas
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
3
Price range
$16 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Melting Elefante Nicaragua/Rivas
Location
Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Rivas
Photos
Traveler (38)
Room & Suite (7)
Pool & Beach (4)
Dining (1)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
La Jolla de Guasacate
46 reviews
.98 miles away
Hotel Punta Teonoste
157 reviews
2.49 miles away
Machele's Place
79 reviews
7.77 miles away
Hotel Brio
15 reviews
8.01 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 35 nearby restaurants
La Cantina at Meson Nadi
28 reviews
2.05 miles away
La Finca y el Mar
92 reviews
2.70 miles away
Nicawaves
67 reviews
1.17 miles away
Magnific Rock
120 reviews
1.28 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 nearby attractions
Surf Popoyo Lessons​
44 reviews
.08 miles away
Pie de Gigante Spanish School
61 reviews
7.57 miles away
Pastora Tours
56 reviews
7.69 miles away
Thai Massage Playa Maderas
8 reviews
18.85 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Melting Elefante staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Private room is great much better than dorms because they can be too hot."
Pelopinchazo
Mar 25, 2017
Read review
"rent a 4x4 to get here if possible, cars are OK too but the roads are dirt."
241jessek
Sep 6, 2016
Read review
"Don't pick room four!"
lukebW1687RZ
Jun 21, 2016
Read review
"All rooms are great, choose the master suite it has a great view."
dan3336
Feb 26, 2015
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing