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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a great stay and could have easily stayed longer. The location and view is amazing and I'm sure that this place will get a lot more touristy over the next few years. I noticed a number of reviews commenting on the cost of the food and yes it is more expensive than what typical budget traveller is used...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

The location is absolutely stunning, the water is gorgeous and it's an amazing place to stay but it does have its downsides! As an overnight guest you have to have a tab and pay on check out. Throughout the stay whenever you order food or drinks you just give your room number. You can also get drinks from the fridge...

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Canmore, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took an afternoon shuttle trip from Granada, about half an hour away. The place is accessed from the road via a system of short walkways and steps. The restaurant/bar overlooks the beach area and a wonderful view of the sizeable crater lake. There are various water toys to play with (free for customers), and the water temperature perfect. The restaurant...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at a paradiso for 1 night and enjoyed our time there. Virginia from reception was so nice, so it's a shame the rest of the desk staff weren't as helpful when we were trying arrange scuba. The food was great with a large menu to choose from. The room was average, nothing special but it was ok. A...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Its a very nice place in a secluded environment. The dorms are basic but sufficient (not too hot). Its a very nice place to stay and enjoy the lake. The only downside are the stray dogs. As everywhere in CA, even at the lake they have issues with stray dogs. Not that they are dangerous but its extremely annoying to...

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night to check out the lake which was beautiful. Paradiso has a great menu selection and the food is nice. The staff are also really friendly. I stayed in a dorm but if you're staying more than one night I would recommend getting a private room as the bathrooms aren't great. Will definitely recommend this place to friends.

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in the dormatory, the place have a lot of sitting ereas,nice beach and offers kiaks and tubs including in the price. Wifi worked well, the beds were comftorable and we had amazing time. If you do not want to eat there all the meals you can eat only an instant meal or cornflakes in...

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This little gem is located in a nature reserve directly on the volcanic lake Laguna de Apoyo, which is said to boast some of the cleanest fresh water in all of Nicaragua. And although it may not be the cheapest of hostels, it is definitely worth a visit. Relaxing at or going for a swim in the lake with nothing...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This was almost definitely one of the highlights of our trip. Just a short distance from Granada and very easily accessible this lake is just a dream. Hostel paradiso is definitely the place to stay with a very good vibe with a good bar and right on the lake side with kayaks and a beautiful raft. The only downside is...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We loved the chilled vibes at the hostel that we stayed an extra 2 nights. Almost worth staying there and exploring Granada from the lake. The food is ok but has a little more to go to be really good. There are other options along the lake if you want a change. All in all a great few nights.

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Have you had a chance to wake up in the middle of nature?We give you the chance!We offer the option of spending the night here, with a price to suit every budget.For our overnight guests we offer triple, double or single rooms with private or shared bathroom, as well as a spacious room with an amazing view of the sunrise over the lake. Our well-stocked bar & restaurant serves refreshing cocktails and delicious homemade comfort food at a great price.We have direct access to the water with a nice sandy beach, free kayaks, floating dock and some water toys as well. Come here to play volleyball, table tennis or to try the only 'petanque' (boules) area in the south of Nicaragua. We offer awesome patio views, landscaped gardens, a wonderful shady ranch with sun chairs, hammocks and a bar right on the water's edge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paradiso Hostel

Address: Laguna de Apoyo, La Laguna de Apoyo, Masaya 48000, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Masaya Department > Masaya > La Laguna de Apoyo
Price Range: $23 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“I thought the private room was ok with its private bathroom...but hot (my brother stayed there, we only ate there)”
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 of 5 bubbles teamfunannie, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The dorm is huge, but has an amazing view of the lake! Bring ear plugs though.”
 of 5 bubbles S2500RYmatthewm, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Is there a good room?”
 of 5 bubbles jamesashleysmith, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If you really want to stay; take the a room with a lake side window.”
 of 5 bubbles 341JanT, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Do not sleep in the matrimonial room with shared bathroom (rooms #8 and 9 for sure, but also room # 7 and 10).”
 of 5 bubbles marcoa461, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
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