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Hostel Sonati Leon

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was travelling with a friend and we had a private double room (nice and clean). The common areas of the hostel are very welcoming and pleasant to hang around. We did Cerro Negro (almost everybody does it), but I had chosen Sonati because it was the one that guaranteed me the organisation of the 2-days hike to Telica (you...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were very friendly and helpful! When we went to check in our room hadn't been cleaned but they upgraded us no problem to a larger room at no extra cost. Rooms were clean enough with option for ac. The pool is not for laying out and enjoying the sun however it was nice to jump in and cool...

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Golden, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a large private room. The pool was lovely as it is very hot in leon. We got air conditioning and it worked well. Nice functional kitchen. This was the cleanest hostel we stayed in. Really enjoyed our stay.

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Regensburg, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is not more to say than this place is a total win to Leon! This staff members are nice,helpful and professional,all of them speak good English.the dorm room is huge,big (but high) bunk beds and a chandelier in the room. The kitchen area is clean and everything you need is provided.the pool is also clean and the hammocks comfy....

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Sonati seems to be an environmental education program first, and host and second. It's advertised online as a hostel but it doesn't seem to be their priority. I understand much of the income from their tours and hostel rentals goes toward the free environmental education they provide to local students, which is amazing. But this review is for the hostel...

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

Dear Elle, We appreciate your comments, each one of them helps us to improve every day. While it is true, we have our businesses: hostel and tour fund environmental activities, all are our priorities. We are very sorry about your experience in our hostel, with the kitchen is a bit difficult if the same people who stay in our hostel...

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights and splashed out on a private room. At first glance the room was beautifully laid out and clean but after getting into bed we found it contained quite a lot of someone else's hair. The staff and clientele seemed friendly enough, if a little over trendy. The pool was a nice touch...

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

Dear Samuel, Thank you for your comment. The water filling has a symbolic price, we ask people to have their own bottle, all our income is used to finance our environmental projects. We offer tours from our agency and if we do not have a scheduled tour, we send it to the agencies we work with, the price depends on...

Reviewed 28 November 2016

Great hostel, very affordable. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. Claudia is great in giving you info on what to do in Leon. The rooms are very clean and the A/C super cold as Leon is very hot. One of the better hostels in Leon.

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

Dear Nelson, Thank you for your comment. We appreciate your collaboration with all our environmental projects!

Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Pool was really dirty as well as the kitchen. Prices of the tours are not the cheapest, so look further if you want a better price. The people are really friendly. The private rooms are upstairs and the dorms downstairs with the pool. Ask for towels, they have them!! In the center of the town and near shops and just...

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

Dear Gabi, Thank you very much for your comment, we have taken some steps to improve on the points you mention, but certainly we also need to keep the common kitchen clean with the help of other guests. Our tours are competitively priced, we also fund environmental projects and depend on our hostels and tours. This is what makes us...

Poussan, France
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Good hostel in Léon .... Nice garden, people who work there , are friendly . Dorm are really big . They can organise différent kiné officiel tours . And it's on the center of Léon but really quiet !!!

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Leon is an amazing little city and Sonati is located right in the heart of it. The staff were very helpful in coordinating activities like volcano boarding. The wifi was spotty upstairs but was fine downstairs. The pool was a nice place to cool down during the scorching days. They're environmentally conscious which is a plus too. I'd stay there...

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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
Region: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Price Range: $27 - $41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Hostel Sonati Leon 1.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Nice swimmingpool! :)”
 of 5 bubbles Marielle_k89, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“the biggest dorm is the cheapest but also the best as it is huge.”
 of 5 bubbles danielle22jmillard, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Hope that you get a bottom bunk as the top beds don't have railings”
 of 5 bubbles TraceyW748, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask the staff about Buffet San Benitos! It's the best spot to eat in the city, very cheap and super close to the hostel!”
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“Ask for a room with a private bathroom. Shared bathrooms have no hallway access and you can easily be locked out.”
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