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Buena Onda Backpackers

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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
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“ice cold beers”(5 reviews)
“san juan”(26 reviews)
“french owner”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Breakfast included
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All reviewsice cold beerssan juanfrench ownerteak wooda super nice guyrooftop kitchencomfortable big bedfree coffee in the morningin townhammocks and rocking chairsprivate bathroomfantastic hosthangout areatop floornicest hostelplace is spotlesslaid back
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved everything about my stay at Buena Onda Backpackers! Baba's hospitality is awesome! He's got a very personalized approach and shows you where everything is on a map when you check in. And he's always there to provide suggestions regarding places where to have...More

Thank Pat5150
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This was such a nice place to stay. We have the most wonderful view from our room and the rooftop kitchen is the most perfect place to wake up and enjoy the view of San Juan del sur. We loved it here!

Thank Jonas M
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

I spent several days in Buena Onda and really enjoyed it. Very friendly and helpful owner, great terrace with perfect view and nicely decorated rooms. I felt perfectly safe when walking the few minutes from town to the Hostel - even at night. Only drawback:...More

Thank kausmuc
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Worth the small walk up the hill away from the main strip to get the incredible views from this hostel. We were greeted by Baba the owner who was incredibly helpful and friendly throughout our stay. This hostel was so nice we often found ourselves...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

After staying in a tiny hotelroom in Ometepe, the rooms here were amazing. The bed was gigantic, there is space to store your stuff and you have your own bathroom. It is clean and the view from the common area is amazing. You get your...More

Thank Elfzehnsimon
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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
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Bar/Lounge
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US$10 - US$11 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette
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Price range
US$10 - US$11 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
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Traveller (82)
Room & Suite (22)
Dining (5)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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20 December 2017|
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Response from Baba B | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your email. Unfortunately we do not have any availability during those dates. Kind regards Baba
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Response from Intrepid T | Reviewed this property |
I knew had any noise issues. You must have been unlucky with a party of something
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"Ask for a second story room if you can get it."
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"everyone seemed to love their room. I don't think you can go wrong"
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"The private rooms are worth the extra cost"
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"The rooms by the kitchen can be a little loud in the morning if you are a light sleeper and not an early..."
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