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Hostel Sonati Leon

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super hostel with a pool (so nice in the Leon heat) and lots of hammocks to lounge around in. The dorms were big, but spacious and had lots of fans. There's a small kitchen you can use and reception were super helpful in organising trips and onward travel.

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Thank Starling-Joneses
Sonati, Sonati Family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Dear Starling! Thanks so much for your opinion. We appreciate your collaboration on our environmental programs. More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay here! Stayed five nights in July and it was great! Really friendly hostel with an environmental thinking. You get free coffee in the morning, there's a good kitchen and it's only 6dollars/night so it's a great place if you wanna save some money! Staff is really friendly and will help you book tours or trips! Not... More 

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Thank Aknitak
Sonati, Sonati family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Dear Aknitak! Thanks for your opinion, we appreciate your comment. If you come back to Leon, visit us! Thanks for support our Environmental Programs! More 

Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really loved this hostel. It is cosy and feels very familiar. There are more backpackers so a lot of people to speak to. The swimmingpool is tiny but very nice, after a hard day of doing trips ;) Our Dorm room cost $8 per person. The room was cool at night, also with the fan. The tours are a... More 

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Thank Marielle_k89
Sonati, Sonati Family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Marielle ! Thanks for your support staying in our hostel wich finances free envionmental education in Leon and Esteli. More 

New Brunswick
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160 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

My wife and I stayed there 5 nights with our daughter, son in law and their 4 little boys. It was during Holy Week and pretty much else was full. It's in a quiet part of the city and close to central park. It was safe to go out at night. The staff was very friendly especially the young man... More 

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Thank Happy-seniors2
Sonati, Sonati Family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

We apologize for your uncomfortable experience, we have taken your advice. Holy Week is usually very busy in the city, there are usually many people traveling, we usually have many families and have not taken problems by children. Now we have the option of air conditioning in our private rooms. Really very sorry about your experience. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

The hostel itself is great!! But the best part about Sonati was the staff, they make you feel like a member of the and always came to hangout with us in/out of work. They took us out to see their recycling park and gave us advice on things to do in Leon outside of the usual. Thanks Guys!!!

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Thank Matt H
Sonati, Sonati family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Dear Matt, Thanks for your oppinion and your valuable collaboration in our programs and environmental projects! More 

Marseille, France
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We went there a few times because we had to stop in Leon several times and it was always so friendly. The staff is helpful and they really want to share their culture with you, do not hesitate to ask them for a nice place to eat or activities to do, we were never disappoint. It was low season so... More 

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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Has kitchen with loads of crockery, cutlery and cooking equipment. Wifi is the fastest I had in 5 hostels in Nicaragua. Stayed in a 12 bed dorm for $6/night, dorm had lovely high ceilings which made it feel particularly classy, and each bed has a fan. Didn't use the pool but did look inviting. Will recommend this place.

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Thank Kieran D
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a private room upstairs with 2 beds and its own shower. $26 US dollars. Beds are hard and you feel every spring. The windows open but have no screens. I'm getting bitten by mosquitos. So if I close the windows it be extremely hot or I could leave the windows open and get bitten. Also you hear... More 

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Thank Emily L
Sonati, SONATI-Family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Hello Emily, We are very sorry for your inconvenience during your stay at our hostel. We do appreciate your comment. It helps us with the improvement of the hostel, with providing a better service and keeping up with our environmental education program. We wanted you to know that it was a pleasure having your company in our hostal; and our... More 

Leon, Nicaragua
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Excellent stay, clean rooms, biggish kitchen, great open communal area, small pool, friendly staff - especially front desk, nice cleaners who do an excellent job everyday. Will stay again. Also, feels good to know my money is going somewhere good and not into a rich mans pocket. Keep up the great nature education.

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Thank danielle22jmillard
Sonati, SONATI-Family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comment. It helps us with the improvement of the hostel, with providing a better service and keeping up with our environmental education program. We wanted you to know that it was a pleasure having your company in our hostal; and our environmental education program would like to thank you for your support. We hope to... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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394 reviews
88 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a decent spot if you are a backpacker on a budget. Dorms start at $6.50 and with it comes shared bathroom with just cold water showers, WiFi which can be intermittent, a computer you can use, a kitchen, hammocks and a pool. The staff are mainly volunteers and pretty friendly. They have tours and it's in a pretty... More 

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Thank cooker3000
Sonati, SONATI-Family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comment. It helps us with the improvement of the hostel, with providing a better service and keeping up with our environmental education program. We wanted you to know that it was a pleasure having your company in our hostal; and our environmental education program would like to thank you for your support. We hope to... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SONATI is an environmental education organization working to increase knowledge, love and care toward the environment. All profits from our hostel and tours finance our environmental activities. SONATI Mission: The mission of SONATI is to encourage environmental stewardship and preservation, and to promote responsible environmental projects through education programs, community outreach and self-sustaining resources. SONATI Vision:* To increase knowledge, love and care toward the environment.* To empower community members with the tools and knowledge to take action in their communities and become a voice for environmental change.* To become a resource for leadership development for environmental change.* To create programs in different sites, with sites cooperating with one another in an international arena. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Sonati Leon

Address: From NE Corner of Cathedral, 3 Blocks Northward and 1/2 Block Westward, Leon 505, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Price Range: $22 - $29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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