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Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After a long ride with buses, cabs and the ferry we were looking for a cheap place close to the harbour. The Hostel Ibesa is located right next to it (100 Meters), we paid 18$ for a double room (3 beds) with private bathroom. We came back the night before we left the island. Pros: - Big, clean rooms. Pretty...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place on the lake shore, with large shady spaces in between the rooms and dorm. They also have a large kitchen where you can cook. Staff is friendly. Facilities are basic, but everything works. Initially I thought it was quiet until one of the neighbors put on the 'music'. It seems almost inevitable in Nicaragua and the staff is...

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colorado
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Small local place close to the port. Place was easy to find 2 blocks off the main road leading from the port with signs to guide you. Our first night we were in the room with the private bathroom. The room was standard with a fan and the bathroom had a big shower, however the window had no screen. Bugs...

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Poussan, France
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stay in moyogalpa friendly staff in front of the lake and beat the Barbie . And a Good price ... i have a single room for 10$. And you can use Also the kitchen . Dorm will be more cheaper .

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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Ibesa cos it was super close distance from the ferry and affordable price for a night:) beds were comfy although gecos are shi*ing on them. Friendly and helpfull staff:) the only thing I want to complain are the bathrooms:/ super small/claustrophobic- impossible to turn without tauching a wall, and sure thing you dont wanna do it cos...

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great hostel if you are after a central base on ometepe, its family run and you will share a kitchen/common area with them but all super friendly. Great price and nice clean rooms. If you're looking for a good nights sleep to do activities etc and facilities to be able to make your own food it's great although there's no...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The place was very nice and clean,though one would prefer if the person who is working on reception had more information and better attitude,she always seemed that she doesnt really care about anything else than her phones and her friends to try to get some extra bussiness.The owners were thogh very sweet and nice people.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Very close to the ferry to get back to the mainland (you can see it from the hostel). Rooms were decent, but could do with more fans or plugs for fans. Only one toilet and shower to share, but wasn't too bad. Has a basic kitchen and free water to refill with. Very cheap and definitely worth it. We went...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Checked out a lot of other places in town and they were either full or not what we were looking. We should have headed straight here. Nice large double room with private bathroom and open to negotiation for multiple nights. Friendly and helpful staff. Close to town for food, drinks and tours.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I spent 2 nights un ibsa 2. The room was basic and comfortable. The hosts were wonderful and both Lina and the man who watch over the place at night were lovely as well. They let you use the kitchen and all. The morning views are just gorgeous and its kinda magic to wake up and see the fishmen doing...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
HOSTEL IBESA: It is an ideal place to relax, we offer a safe and economical clean place where you can prepare your food and wash your clothes at no additional cost. We have private rooms and dormitory ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Ibesa

Address: Moyogalpa Port 100 Meters East and 125 South | Moyogalpa Ometepe Nicaragua, Moyogalpa, Isla de Ometepe 48700, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Isla de Ometepe > Moyogalpa
Price Range: $18 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Esily accesible, quite centric”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“2 person bedroom is nice, normally you can negociate a little bit about the price”
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“Negotiate when you arrive for room prices”
 of 5 bubbles Jakeypapp, 21 Oct 2014 | Read review
“There a two buildings, the new (big) one is further from the center but has a big common area with hammocks.”
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“All of the rooms are great and there is a variety of different setups!”
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