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    El Zopilote

    from Madronal 300m south, Santa Cruz, Isla de Ometepe 044, Nicaragua
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Room & Suite (6)
    Dining (5)
    • Excellent58%
    • Very good19%
    • Average11%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
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    “free yoga” (31 reviews)
    “pizza night” (59 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Pets Allowed
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Airport Transportation
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    5 Nov6 Nov
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

    Zopilote is a very nice place to be in Ometepe. Everything is organic and natural in this hostel. don't expect a luxury 5 star hotel. just ok beds. The double beds are actually good for 1.5 persons. We had a bat and some other creatures...More

    Thank Mehdi N
    Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

    First of all I think Zopilote is a good hostel with nice food, excellent pizza and great yoga however there was definitely a strange vibe to the place. After some consideration about where this strange vibe came from I have come to the conclusion that...More

    1  Thank Hayden Q
    Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

    Wow you have to go here if you are on the island. They have camping, hammocks and room available. They are a sustainable permaculture with amazing organic food and make their own alcohol. It is full of good vibes and good people with awesome yoga...More

    Thank Brian C
    Reviewed 20 March 2017

    Unfortunately it s mostly a backpackers hostel rather than a permaculture farm. It s loud, crowdy, expensive for what it is. But if you love yoga and love saying "amazing" completely stone, you can go there. We wanted to come there to volunteer for work...More

    Thank Tomtomdrunk
    Reviewed 19 March 2017

    I loved Zopilote! Having stayed at so many hostels throughout my trip, this was a nice change and a personal but rewarding challenge. First of all - it is a walk from the road, but when you get there it's like entering a little hippy...More

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    • US$10 - US$26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
    • Nicaragua >
    • Rivas Department >
    • Isla de Ometepe >
    • Santa Cruz
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    Dining (5)
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    Room Tips
    "Don't stay in the 'Brisa' dormitory - far away from site!"
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    "Book a cabin!"
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    "Dorm rooms are treehouse and hot with no fans or screens!"
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    "Go for a private cabin - they aren't much more and they are beautiful!"
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