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Casa Xalteva

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Great school for teaching spanish

We spent 5 days in Casa Xalteva for spanish studies. The school is really caring and our teacher... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anneli B
Excellent Experience - Awesome Teacher, fantasic place!

We are a couple from Germany who took Spanish classes at Casa Xalteva for 3 weeks. We had a... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2018
Berlin, Germany
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“host family”(16 reviews)
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Casa Xalteva is a Non-Profit Spanish school with over 22 years of experience. In addition to our language school we also have a children's program which provides a safe and healthy environment to local children from poor families. All of our...more
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De la Iglesia Xalteva 30 vrs al Norte | 3 blocks south & 1/2 block west, Pueblo Chiquito St, Granada, Nicaragua
+505 2552 6102
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 5 days in Casa Xalteva for spanish studies. The school is really caring and our teacher Julio was the best:). Special thanks to Gerard who organized everything for the very first contact we had. We will recommend Casa Xalteva from the bottom of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anneli B
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We are a couple from Germany who took Spanish classes at Casa Xalteva for 3 weeks. We had a fantastic time! We were there in November 2018. We felt very safe in the city (and also in other cities in Nicaragua where we travelled during...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

I have an intense one week of one on one lessons with Maria. She was a great (and patient) instructor who provided a good balance between conversation and grammar practice. I will be returning to Granada again in the near future and will definitely use...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank southshore74
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

I recently spent two weeks at Casa Xalteva in Granada brushing up on my Spanish. I highly recommend this place, for the following reasons: —There are multiple classrooms and teachers to accommodate whatever level you’re at —These are formal Spanish classes, complete with textbook learning...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ms2258
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Casa Xalteva did a great job helping me find a family to stay with and picking me up at the airport. The atmosphere at the school was super friendly and welcoming, I felt really like home while being there. The lessons improved my Spanish a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

My husband, sister and I just returned from a visit to Casa Xalteva this past week. We spent 9 days in Granda total, and despite the current situation, felt very safe in the city. The professors at Casa Xalteva are amazing. My professor was Maria...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Anna S
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Someone had recommended that I take a few weeks of Spanish classes before travelling around Nicaragua. I ended up only having time for 2 weeks of classes but I am so happy that I took the time to do so. The classes were worth every...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Hannah K
Reviewed 10 May 2018

I was hesitant to come to Nicaragua because of the new in the US about the protest. I'm so glad I did my own research and came anyway. This city is amazing and truly safe. There are small protest every couple of days but all...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 13 April 2018

I spent a month taking classes at Casa Xalteva and had a wonderful time. My teacher was Gaby and she did a really good job of balancing a schedule with plenty of time for conversation. She had a plan for all four weeks, and every...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I attended Spanish lessons for 1 week at Casa Xalteva. It was extremely well organized from the initial email to our last day. We took advantage of their tours with Andreas and saw all the sites with a local view. Andreas was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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8 May 2017|
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Response from Casa-Xalteva | Property representative |
We appreciate very much the kind words and praise of our teacher Gabriella by this former student. Indeed, Gabriella is superb. We regret that the rest of his experience was poor. Unfortunately, he stayed with us during... More
27 July 2015|
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Response from Dan F | Reviewed this property |
Same response as above - driver was at the airport, drove me to the homestay (I arrived around 10pm), At the end of the week - driver returned me to the airport. Great experience the whole week (school, homestay... More