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Hotel La Bocona

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Walpole, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 April 2013

We stayed at three hotels in Granada and this was my least favorite. It is far away from the center of town, not a long distance by any means but in comparison to other hotels in the city, this is not the most centrally located. Given that there are tons of options in better locations for better prices, that is...

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LaBocona, General Manager at Hotel La Bocona, responded to this review

We are committed to providing a high level of intrinsic value. Not only do we provide an elegant colonial setting with gardens and swimming pool, beautiful guestrooms with air con (if selected), a full breakfast with much choice but, also we include other extras like personalized concierge service, a tasty afternoon snack, wifi, local gym membership and 10% discount on...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 30 March 2013

This is the PERFECT place to stay in Granada!! It is close enough to all the action like the cathedral and the lake, that is is easy to get around but a little bit out of the way so that you are not kept up at night by noise. The food is AMAZING (see pictures). The staff is SUPER friendly...

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LaBocona, General Manager at Hotel La Bocona, responded to this review

So great to read about your experience with us-- This is exactly what we strive to achieve! Looking forward to your next stay with us...and thank you so much, Nadene

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 23 March 2013

This hotel is so unique and so cool. My hosts at the hotel were nothing short of perfect. They were so helpful and friendly. Yes, it's true that some of the staff don't speak English. You're in Nicaragua. A lot of people don't speak English. It pays to learn some Spanish or carry a phrasebook or use a smartphone app....

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LaBocona, General Manager at Hotel La Bocona, responded to this review

I think your comments really help the reader to view La Bocona, Granada and Nicaragua with a realistic perspective. The beauty is that what is on offer is an authentic, almost untouched cultural experience that is not available at most vacation hotspots around the world. Thank you so much for your time to review. Much appreciated, Nadene

Tres Ríos, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Reviewed 16 March 2013

What a treasure, La Bocona Hotel is. My partner and I stayed 3 nights here and enjoyed every minute of our stay. The hotel in beautifully restored, the staff are helpful and gracious, the breakfast was delicious and the pool and hammock were refreshing. We especially appreciated the location away from the center of town during our weekend stay, as...

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LaBocona, General Manager at Hotel La Bocona, responded to this review

We treat every guest as if our entire business rests on that person alone and focus on delivering a warm, welcoming, memorable experience in an extraordinary setting. I am very pleased that you both enjoyed your stay so much! Hoping you grace our doorstep again soon, Nadene

Tres Rios, Costa Rica
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Our sincere thanks to Nadene, for making the booking so easy, Miguel, for making our stay such a pleasue, and Olga, for your wonderful service and attention. Granada is a wonderful and vibrant place to visit and the people are a pleasure to meet and understand; a true anthropological treasure! This Hotel is a colonial treasure that exceeded our expectations!...

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LaBocona, General Manager at Hotel La Bocona, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It was wonderful to have you here! I totally agree that Granada is a true anthropological treasure...Founded in 1524 by Spanish conquistador Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, Granada is the oldest city of the Americas on firm land. Prior to being colonized by the Spanish and becoming an important trade route, it was the...

Bainbridge Island, Washington
Reviewed 4 March 2013

My husband and I stayed at La Bocona for one night prior to heading to Ometepe. The hotel was absolutely lovely. The staff could not have been more gracious; the location is much more quiet than on the square, but close to everything; the garden patio and the pool provided a restful place to relax at the end of the...

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LaBocona, General Manager at Hotel La Bocona, responded to this review

And, we'd have you back in a heartbeat !! When traveling, it is nice to be close to the action but not right in the middle of it--particularly if you are looking for an easy-going restful vacation. As we are located only two blocks away from the "Zona Viva" or main strip of central park, restaurants and shops, we can...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2013

This hotel is extraordinary. In the centre of a bustling city yet once inside the courtyards there is a serene peace. Yes you can here the city outside but that only adds to the charm and reminds you how cosseted you are here. The staff are excellent, efficient and friendly. The rooms are colonial in the best sense of the...

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LaBocona, General Manager at Hotel La Bocona, responded to this review

I'm so glad that you enjoyed the experience! The two of you are so wonderful. We would have loved it if you could have stayed longer! Thanks for taking the time out of your busy lies to comment here and take good care, Nadene

Reviewed 25 February 2013

Amazing little boutique hotel- exceptionally decorated with museum quality pieces (truly charming examples of local artistry and colonial design)- the rooms were spacious and impeccably maintained, with lovely colonial features (poster canopy beds, antique chests/armoires) - staff (especially Olga and the day manager) were extremely attentive, assisting us with all of our needs- we truly felt like a member of...

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LaBocona, General Manager at Hotel La Bocona, responded to this review

It was a real pleasure having you here! We do have quite the collection of antique furniture and pieces on display--more than one hundred items in the guestrooms and around the courtyards, ensuring the colonial lux atmosphere along with the 1860 architecture. We are happy that you enjoyed it so! Tantas gracias and hopefully we'll see you again soon, Nadene

Granada, Nicaragua
Reviewed 24 February 2013

I spent almost a week in Granada and looked at all the top hotels. Here is why La Bocona is the prize. It is off the main square (Granadians are early and noisy risers, so the square is unbearably noisy by 7 a.m.), the hotel is a 'full colonial' which means there are two patios, one a garden another swimming...

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LaBocona, General Manager at Hotel La Bocona, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Nadene

Granada, Nicaragua
Reviewed 24 February 2013

It is a nice hotel. it has a colonial style. It is very safe. They have security guards that are very responsible. It has a beautiful spa. it is located in a perfect position to have choices to go around town, it is at the corner of two streets, i don't remember their names, but it is very near the...

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LaBocona, General Manager at Hotel La Bocona, responded to this review

Thank you so much -- We appreciate your taking the time to review us! You mentioned that we are a safe hotel. I would like to expand on that to let readers know that every person who enters the hotel for a tour or whatever reason is accompanied by a staff member, with exception to guests of course. Due to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel La Bocona is a six guestroom restored colonial mansion with a large swimming pool and an on-site professional spa to be enjoyed by travelers from all corners of the world who come to Granada looking for an authentic portal to exciting times in Latin American history. An architectural showpiece, the Hotel boasts all colonial period features including cathedral ceilings throughout, solid wood ornate doors, pillars, chandeliers, embellished wood sun-catchers above the doors and, of course, Spanish courtyards of tailored gardens inside. Included in our rates is a full breakfast, afternoon snack, local gym membership, wifi and private parking. We promote responsible tourism by donating half of all revenue to Carita Feliz, a local charitable organization that offers personal, professional, health programs to young people and serves more than one hundred thousand meals annually to children and other community members of little means. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel La Bocona

Address: Calle La Libertad | 2 Blocks West of Central Park, Granada, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Granada Department > Granada
Price Range: $113 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel La Bocona 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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#4 Spa Hotel in Granada
#9 Family Hotel in Granada
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“I only used the spa - but look like a great find for a hotel.”
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“Room #6 is a little warm. Be aware that the bathrooms are not ensuite, but are nice.”
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