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La Buena Onda

Avenida El Brigadista, Matagalpa 61000 Nicaragua
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Welcome to La Buena Onda, Matagalpa's first Hostel! Use us as a base to explore the beautiful city of Matagalpa and it's surrounding mountains and coffee farms, or just come relax with us and enjoy some amazing coffee and food from our cafe. Come swing in a hammock in our patio or on our balcony, take advantage of our free internet, cable TV or a DVD, or grab a book from our extensive library. We have dormitories and private rooms.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Public Wifi
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Mountain View
Centrally Located
Full view
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

This is a great hostel to base yourself when exploring the highlands of northern Nicaragua. We were here when the protests started and the staff were lovely and always happy to help with our enquirers. The included breakfast is great too. The only down side...More

Thank Carla B
Response from LaBuenaOnda, Manager at La Buena OndaResponded 23 April 2018

Hello Carla B, Thank you a lot for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we could help you feel safe in our city. Please accept our apologies for the bathroom issue. We do require our staff...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018

This is quite a nice place. However, less than an hour after I checked into the hostel, I was relaxing in the common area and overheard the girl who checked me in (short, wears glasses) talking rudely about me with another staff member. I suppose...More

Thank Nate S
Response from LaBuenaOnda, Manager at La Buena OndaResponded 23 April 2018

Dear Nate S, We take comments like this very serious. We talked to each of our staff members about you and they were all very positive, friendly and relaxed guy. After showing them your review they all reacted very surprised and couldn't remember something like...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018

Stayed here in a private room here for a few days. Rooms and bathrooms were kept clean and guests liked to hang out in the common area. Felt safe and I can echo others about the street noise sometimes being an issue, but also the...More

Thank Sylvia W
Response from LaBuenaOnda, Recepcionista at La Buena OndaResponded 9 April 2018

Hello Silvia W, Thank you a lot for your review. It´s been a pleasure to have you as our guest. Have a safe journey!

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Really nice hostel/hotel. Staff super friendly and helpful and really really clean beds! As well you can use their fully equipped kitchen and fridge. You can see that they care about the Hostel/ hotel. So it’s well worth the 9$ per night. Loved it.

Thank io5
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Nice and clean rooms, great staff and a cozy patio. Perfect place to explore Nicaraguas northern highlands. The owners and the staff are pleased to help you with every tour you wish to make. I would definitely go back there!!

Thank Rob C
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6 November 2016|
Response from LaBuenaOnda | Property representative |
Hello Branwyn, Thank you for contacting us. It depends on the type of dog, his/her behavior and the room you choose. Please email us to discuss your case so we can help you out.
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16 October 2016|
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Response from berendino | Reviewed this property |
The rooms upstairs in the back are very confenient and quiet.
29 March 2016|
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Response from LaBuenaOnda | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for contacting us. Yes, we do have a private room available for you on the requested nights. To make a reservation please contact us through e-mail or website.
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Room Tips
"Rooms B, C and D on the first floor are all fine. Room A is below and excellent for families."
23 Feb 2018
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"1st floor near the back"
9 Mar 2017
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"Don't hesitate to ask for a blanket; only a sheet is provided in the dorms and it gets chilly in the..."
3 Mar 2017
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"Private room D was very nice and included breakfast."
23 Nov 2016
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US$18 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
NicaraguaMatagalpa DepartmentMatagalpa
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