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Hostel Sonati Leon

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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights and splashed out on a private room. At first glance the room was beautifully laid out and clean but after getting into bed we found it contained quite a lot of someone else's hair. The staff and clientele seemed friendly enough, if a little over trendy. The pool was a nice touch... More 

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15 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great hostel, very affordable. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. Claudia is great in giving you info on what to do in Leon. The rooms are very clean and the A/C super cold as Leon is very hot. One of the better hostels in Leon.

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Thank Nelson T
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Pool was really dirty as well as the kitchen. Prices of the tours are not the cheapest, so look further if you want a better price. The people are really friendly. The private rooms are upstairs and the dorms downstairs with the pool. Ask for towels, they have them!! In the center of the town and near shops and just... More 

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Thank Gabi B
Poussan, France
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29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good hostel in Léon .... Nice garden, people who work there , are friendly . Dorm are really big . They can organise différent kiné officiel tours . And it's on the center of Léon but really quiet !!!

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Thank Christophede7
Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Leon is an amazing little city and Sonati is located right in the heart of it. The staff were very helpful in coordinating activities like volcano boarding. The wifi was spotty upstairs but was fine downstairs. The pool was a nice place to cool down during the scorching days. They're environmentally conscious which is a plus too. I'd stay there... More 

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Thank FoodIsGood33
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had a nice time in Sonati Hostel. Friendly staff, a kitchen and a fridge make easy and cheap traveling possible. The rooms are clean and beautiful. Whatever you want to ask, the staff has the right answer for you. I can highly recommend to stay here

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Thank Christelle S
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Super hostel with a pool (so nice in the Leon heat) and lots of hammocks to lounge around in. The dorms were big, but spacious and had lots of fans. There's a small kitchen you can use and reception were super helpful in organising trips and onward travel.

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Thank Starling-Joneses
Sonati, Sonati Family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Dear Starling! Thanks so much for your opinion. We appreciate your collaboration on our environmental programs. More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my stay here! Stayed five nights in July and it was great! Really friendly hostel with an environmental thinking. You get free coffee in the morning, there's a good kitchen and it's only 6dollars/night so it's a great place if you wanna save some money! Staff is really friendly and will help you book tours or trips! Not... More 

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Thank Aknitak
Sonati, Sonati family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Dear Aknitak! Thanks for your opinion, we appreciate your comment. If you come back to Leon, visit us! Thanks for support our Environmental Programs! More 

Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We really loved this hostel. It is cosy and feels very familiar. There are more backpackers so a lot of people to speak to. The swimmingpool is tiny but very nice, after a hard day of doing trips ;) Our Dorm room cost $8 per person. The room was cool at night, also with the fan. The tours are a... More 

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Thank Marielle_k89
Sonati, Sonati Family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

Marielle ! Thanks for your support staying in our hostel wich finances free envionmental education in Leon and Esteli. More 

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171 reviews
37 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

My wife and I stayed there 5 nights with our daughter, son in law and their 4 little boys. It was during Holy Week and pretty much else was full. It's in a quiet part of the city and close to central park. It was safe to go out at night. The staff was very friendly especially the young man... More 

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Thank Happy-seniors2
Sonati, Sonati Family at Hostel Sonati Leon, responded to this review

We apologize for your uncomfortable experience, we have taken your advice. Holy Week is usually very busy in the city, there are usually many people traveling, we usually have many families and have not taken problems by children. Now we have the option of air conditioning in our private rooms. Really very sorry about your experience. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SONATI is an environmental education organization working to increase knowledge, love and care toward the environment. All profits from our hostel and tours finance our environmental activities. SONATI Mission: The mission of SONATI is to encourage environmental stewardship and preservation, and to promote responsible environmental projects through education programs, community outreach and self-sustaining resources. SONATI Vision:* To increase knowledge, love and care toward the environment.* To empower community members with the tools and knowledge to take action in their communities and become a voice for environmental change.* To become a resource for leadership development for environmental change.* To create programs in different sites, with sites cooperating with one another in an international arena. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Sonati Leon

Address: From NE Corner of Cathedral, 3 Blocks Northward and 1/2 Block Westward, Leon 505, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Price Range: £13 - £23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Nice swimmingpool! :)”
 of 5 bubbles Marielle_k89, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“the biggest dorm is the cheapest but also the best as it is huge.”
 of 5 bubbles danielle22jmillard, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Hope that you get a bottom bunk as the top beds don't have railings”
 of 5 bubbles TraceyW748, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask the staff about Buffet San Benitos! It's the best spot to eat in the city, very cheap and super close to the hostel!”
 of 5 bubbles asherf, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a private bathroom. Shared bathrooms have no hallway access and you can easily be locked out.”
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