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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here a couple of nights to experience Leon. Had a great time! Booked a private room that was clean and good space. The kitchen was OK, could have been better equipped but totally functional. The best thing about the hostel is the nice staff, great vibe, and the vulcano boarding tour. This tour was one of the greatest...

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Bigfoot H, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Ida, thank you so very much for saving time to review Bigfoot Hostel Leon, and more than that, thanks for coming to Tripadvisor to share your impressions with us and our readers. We are proud to have met your expetations, it is amazing when we get to know we could deliver a true experience to our guests. We hope...

Reviewed 14 January 2017

My daugther and I were picked up by a taxi at the ferry from Roatan in La Ceiba, Honduras. We speak some spanish and asked the driver if she was taking us to the shuttle from Bigfoot Hostel. The ferry was a little late, so we got in the taxi, reassured several times, that it was arranged by Bigfoot, to...

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Bigfoot H, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Thomas, we are deeply sorry for the unpleseantness you went through, we read your review really carefully and there are a lot of facts we would like to receive more details in order to prevent new occurrences. So if you can contact us for more details or send your contact to us, feel free to write to us on...

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

AWESOME experience. We didn't stay at Bigfoot hostel however chose to do the volcano boarding tour through them after reading the positive reviews. So glad we did- what an experience! I've read that it's a lot of effort to go to for 2 mins sliding down a volcano, but it's so much more than that! The volcano itself is truely...

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Bigfoot H, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Dear customer, thank you very much for such detailed and positive review about our tour and services. We are definitely sure our readers will read this review and they will not even think about taking another company to go volcano boarding. Thank you so very much. And also thank you for the compliment you dedicated to Ashlee, she is amazing...

Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Bigfoot has a lot of convenience packed in- bar, café, events, and even a beach hostel! The café food is great, the guides are super friendly and the price is right. The dorm rooms with AC are worth it because those private rooms basically bake you alive, even with a fan. I think for such a large hostel more showers...

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Bigfoot H, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Apeseliz, thanks for review Bigfoot Hostel Leon, even been a late review we understand that means we could touch you enough to be present on your thoughts still. This is remarkable and we appreciate the time you saved to remind about us and share your impressions with our readers. We have fantastic news. You were here before September 2015...

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night and did the volcano boarding with friends! The place is fun definitely great for those wanting to socialize...it was full of backpackers having a great time. We stayed in a private room. Decent size pretty simple room. The volcano boarding was awesome everything was organized nicely. Another plus was the delicious food at the hostel! Would recommend.

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Bigfoot H, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Dear customer, we want to say thank you very much for your review, and for the compliments you made about our facilities and services, specially the food. We want to tell you something, and for our readers either. Bigfoot Hostel Leon made a major investment last year in air con devices, it was a measure taken to bring more comfort...

Placerville, California
Reviewed 15 December 2016

One caveat, this is a party hostel. if you're planning to sleep early, it would be next to impossible to get some sleep before they turn off the music even with earplugs on. If you don't mind the noise, then you'd be hard pressed to find anything negative about this hostel. Beds were comfy, individual lockers are provided, plus there...

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Bigfoot H, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Jeremiah, thank you very much for your review and for the time you dedicated to show your impressions to our readers. We are thankful for that. You review was very intense and full of details, I am sure the team will get thrilled to know we were able to meet your expetations and of course our readers will find on...

Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Great location. Bar is loud. It is a party hostel. Activities are pricey (same as everywhere in Leon). Food is good. They offer varieties of shuttle to everywhere! (Belize antigua Salvador Honduras Mexico etc). The pool is not really a pool...1 foot of water.

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Bigfoot H, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Kev, thanks for taking some time to review Bigfoot Hostel Leon, it means a lot for us when we receive appreciation from our customers. And thanks for the tips about our services, it will help our readers to make their mind up and come visit us. Best regards, Ricardo Sena Bigfoot GM

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I was not a guest in Bigfoot Hostel but during my period in Leon where I did a homestay for two months, this place was a regular hang-out spot for me. Awesome vibes, nice to grab a beer with friends or go alone and meet new people at the bar. Staff makes you feel very welcome and the parties here...

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Bigfoot H, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Taam, thank you so very much for sharing your impressions about Bigfoot Hostel Leon with us and readers. And love the fact you had great time with us and we hope you to keep coming to visit us. Best regards, Ricardo Sena Bigfoot GM

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016

well what can i say, awesome place to meet fellow backpackers and have a few drinks or some beer pong if fancy it! All the drinks i thought were really fair priced and some great food there as well which didn't take long to wait for at all. All the staff were awesome, fun and efficient service even when it...

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Bigfoot H, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Connor, what an amazing review, thank you so very much for that. When a customer shows his appreciation it is one more reason for us to work harder to keep up to customers expetactions. We hope to see you again and serve you even better. Best wishes, Ricardo Sena Bigfoot GM

Richmond Hill, Canada
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Such a great hostel experience! The hostel itself is very spacious, clean and has lots to keep you busy. The bar and restaurant serve good food and are very prompt. The staff are also amazingly friendly and helpful. Girls get hooked up here with shuttles and deals on rooms which is a bonus and always keeps the place busy and...

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Bigfoot H, Gerente geral at Bigfoot Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Turkey, On behalf of Bigfoot Hostel Leon management and staff I want to say thank you very much for you review. Your review makes us believe we are on the right way on our pursuit of offering great hostel services and facilities. Thanks for the compliments about volcano boarding and we will convey your review to our staff and...

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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
More than a hostel,a complete backpacking experience. Local and traveling volunteers. Staff are thoroughly trained and dedicated to making this your home away from home while visiting beautiful colonial leon! Guest kitchen is fully equipped. Billiard table,, variety of games and multiple routers for wi-fi access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bigfoot Hostel

Address: Del Banco Procredit 1/2 Cuadra Sur, Leon 21000, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Price Range: $8 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Splurge a bit for rooms with air conditioning. It gets incredibly hot in Leon.”
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“Further from the bar will be quieter”
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“The dorm with air conditioning was amazing in Leon's heat”
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“get a room with AC!”
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