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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.
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Property amenities
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Mountain View
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Augusto C Sandino Airport26 km
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All reviews free kayaks day trip ping pong great place pool table food and drinks free coffee tea beach chairs shared bathroom paddle boards location is amazing offer free water temperature pizza crater lake inner tubes couple of nights
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The dorm room is spacious with two bathrooms (only cold water) The sheets are good quality cotton and the beds comfortable. There were very few visitors, so maybe that was the reason for the bathrooms not being that clean. Food is available and I enjoyed...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Meriyn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Possibly the most naturally beautiful place you will ever stay, right in the volcanic crater on the waterfront. Really helpful staff, good food, with lots of veggie options, pool table, nice rooms and very reasonably priced.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank glenn a
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't fault the location, right on the lake. The rooms are also spacious with comfortable beds. There is a wide selection of food, but its overpriced on reflection with small portions that will leave you hungry and wanting more food. The staff I generally found...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing to fault here for location and choice of food. Took the oasis hostel shuttle from Granada . 10 dollars pp for journey there and back and hire of kyacks. Included tea and coffee there and use of the rings and bouyancy aids . Staff...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank P9079MLvictoriab
Reviewed July 3, 2018

This hostel is great. Friendly, relaxing, excellent location, and very helpful permanent staff. The advantage is everything is available in the one spot and the price is right. The only downside for me was the attitude of the volunteers, who turned off fans despite 35+...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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February 7, 2018|
Response from Anniken J | Reviewed this property |
Hi Laura, I'm pretty sure they don't rent out kayaks, since they are used every day by guests staying at the hostel. Even though July is not high season,so it might be possible and I recommend sending them an email :-)
kelly s
March 15, 2016|
Response from JJO812 | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are but I didn't have enough time to explore them. Not sure if you get great animal sightings though. I know there are some great hikes with sloths and maybe monkeys close by but you'd need to take a taxi or... More
kelly s
March 15, 2016|
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Response from JJO812 | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember exactly but I want to say it was $30 or $35 total for two of us. It definitely wasn't more expensive than that (cheaper if anything). Our hotel (selva azul) coordinated it for us.
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"The "upstairs" dorm is the freshest and have two bathrooms."
Dec. 14, 2017
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"rooms with a window towards the Laguna have a lovely breeze"
Sep. 6, 2017
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"take a lot of sunscreen if you plan to use the kayaks !"
Jun. 26, 2017
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"Get the room with the best view"
Apr. 11, 2017
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US$17 - US$30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
NicaraguaMasaya DepartmentMasayaLa Laguna de Apoyo
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