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    Gigante Bay

    South Side of the Beach, Playa Gigante 48500, Nicaragua
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    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    US$38
    US$38
    Traveller (76)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    Dining (9)
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    Overview
    • Excellent56%
    • Very good16%
    • Average11%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “the owner” (20 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Dry Cleaning
    All hotel details
    Aqua Wellness Resort
    586 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Playa Redonda
     
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    57 reviews
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    37 reviews
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    1 - 5 of 127 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I first stayed at Gigante Bay nearly five years ago and have made multiple visits back here since then. There is always a great mix of people, volunteers, and the food is always delicious. The view from the common area can not be beat with...More

    Thank t A
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Loved my time at Gigante Bay Hostel, the view of the sunset was amazing every night, the food was great and the beds in the dorm comfy. The bathrooms were basic, but kept clean during my stay and the local staff and volunteers were all...More

    Thank Steph F
    Response from Gigante-Bay, Front Office Manager at Gigante BayResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Steph, Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, we loved having you! Happy travels and hopefully we'll see you again.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This hostel has a lot of potential but it's filthy, unorganised, and disheveled. There are tons of volunteers but it seems like nobody cares or does anything. The dorms and food are way overpriced and it takes forever to get the food. You pay 3$...More

    Thank Florin M
    Response from Gigante-Bay, Front Office Manager at Gigante BayResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Florin, I'm sorry your stay with us didn't go as well as hoped. Our local and volunteer team are working hard to improve the guest kitchen in the property with more private dorms. You're right, the food does sometimes take a while, but our...More

    Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

    Where do I start, dirty dorm, toilets, shower, heaps of insects, terrible water quality, badly equipped kitchen, not working power plugs.. etc. You are definitely able to get more for your money on Playa Gigante. The only good thing is the food in the bar,...More

    Thank Niklas A
    Response from Gigante-Bay, Front Office Manager at Gigante BayResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Niklas, Thanks for staying with us, and glad that you agree on how great Andrew's food is, we think we have the best food in Gigante. Sorry that you didn't feel that our facilities were up to scratch, our local and volunteer maintenance team...More

    Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

    We stayed in the 4-bed-dorm on a property about a minute's walk away from the reception. Being promised a kitchen and a pool, we decided to pay the $13 per night. The huge issue I had was that it was simply not clean. The floor...More

    Thank Lisa C
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$25 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 25
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    • Location
    • Nicaragua >
    • Rivas Department >
    • Playa Gigante
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    Traveller (76)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    Dining (9)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (64)
    Family and Play Areas (32)
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    JanetJohansson
    21 June 2016|
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    Response from Gigante-Bay | Property representative |
    Hi there, Why yes of course we have an email address! It is gigantebay at gmail. We'd love to hear from you! Privates range from $43.70USD without AC to $88.50USD with AC. Check out our website for all of our accomodation... More
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    alanhudson
    8 December 2014|
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    Response from burritoful | Reviewed this property |
    Hey-- the beach right next door--Playa Amarillo--it is almost completely uninhabited except one house with a guy named Shine living in it....well---THAT is the perfect beginners surfers beach...and yes you can arrange... More
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    Room Tips
    "The 18 bed dorm is the coolest with a breeze and was never at capacity in my month's stay"
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    "Dorm rooms are clean and airy with a personal fan"
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    "Get a dorm bed in the back - there's more light in the morning."
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    "I couldn't pick up wifi in the room but bar/restaurent etc.. was good"
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