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St. Catharines, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located conveniently near transit, this is a decent place to stay if your flight into Nicaragua doesn't leave you with enough time to get out of Managua. It didn't wow me but it served as a one night stop on the way to/from the airport.

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Amsterdam
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is alright for a short stay in Managua and the communal area is nice with two hammocks and some chairs at the pool to enjoy the sun. The staff is friendly and helpful, only one guy (who works during the night shifts) isn't really guest orientated and I didn't felt welcomed when I checked in. The rooms are...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location for a quick stay in managua. Close to metro centro and both main bus terminals. Nice area of managua which is fairly secure. Hostel is clean and offers lots of facilities like a kitchen, pool, computers etc. Dorms a but squishy and one fan for 8 beds is not okay but that is my only complaint. Staff were...

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Toulon, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They didnt give me a receipt and ask for it the day after because they said I didn't pay... they don't right anything ?! Not secure by night you have to walk to eat 5min by day it's ok but alone by night you don't feel good ,no keys for dorms too

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Mayo7121, Owner at Managua Backpackers Inn, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for providing your comments. I'd like to apologize for the confusion about your payment. We do in fact have a system to register all of our reservations and payments, but obviously, the receptionist at the time either didn't update the system correctly or was mistaken. Our apologies for the misunderstanding. Regarding the safety in the area...although the area...

Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good for a short stay. Clean rooms, as well as the kitchen and the pool. It is close to a big mall. Pancake breakfast. They have a reliable shuttle-service to the airport. Not so much to do around the hostel.

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Mayo7121, Owner at Managua Backpackers Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're glad you enjoyed the amenities of the hostel. With a bit more time in Managua (perhaps a day or two), there are in fact things to do in the area. Besides venturing down to the water front and the historical center, there are also many restaurants, bars, parks and even...

Kerikeri, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the last accommodation on my holiday. The shuttle was convenient although quite a bit more expensive than a taxi. Biggest issue was that person at front desk said it was alright for me to drink out of taps. A couple of days later I was suffering pretty badly with a gastro bug. Very bad advice from guy at...

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Mayo7121, Owner at Managua Backpackers Inn, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review the hostel. Just to clarify things...both of our kitchens offer filtered drinking water (the equipment is installed below the sink) and we have signs in both locations to indicate that the water is safe to drink. Although we filter the water in the kitchen, it's mainly as a precaution to prevent...

Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 23 January 2017

It was a good stopover for one night. Don't suggest staying more than this. The rooms were quite clean although they weren't perfect. This is a good hostel for the price being paid. Make sure your know where you're bussing too beyond this point

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Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

There is one word to describe that guy at reception and its not a good one, you can decide when you meet him! One word of advice, don't ask about washing. The hostel }(minus the staff) is pretty cool, good kitchen, good pool and a TV room. Perfect for a stop over to the airport. Tiny bit expensive.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We were able to arrive at anytime to check in which was great because our flight was coming in at 2am and the area seemed very safe so we felt fine arriving tbere so late. The staff was very friendly and in the morning the hostel was full of friendly and respectful people at breakfast so,we even made some friends...

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Managua, Nicaragua
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The guy working at the reception was not welcoming at all, and we did not get the room that we paid for (we got a 8-bed dorm instead of 3 beds). The windows in the dorm had no strings and we got bitten all night long. But the kitchens are satisfying and the place was clean.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We, the owners and staff, have created Managua Backpackers Inn to serve backpackers and budget travelers of all ages as part of our vision to offer a hostel in Managua that provides the services to support the modern traveler . Whether you're just passing through Managua at the start of your trip or if your planning on spending an extended period of time in Managua, we offer the perfect social environment for the modern traveler. We are open 24 hours/365 days and are centrally located in the heart of the new modern downtown Managua. At 'MBI', we pride ourselves on being the best option for travelers in Managua. We offer a variety of room types including private rooms and dormitories to suit any budget along with FREE WIFI and shared computers. The neighborhood surrounding MBI is very clean and secure allowing guests to explore at any time taking normal safety precautions. We are just a short walk, bus or taxi ride from all major national sights, markets, and transportation terminals. In less than 10 minutes you can walk to the MetroCentro Shopping center, cinemas, parks, casinos, supermarkets, Zona Hippos, and over 50 restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. We also offer two shared fully equipped kitchen, large swimming pool, air conditioning, CCTV cameras in public areas, Netflix movies, 7/24 airport shuttle service (must be booked in advance), FREE Pancake breakfast and much much more. We also have 'Happy Hour Everyday' FREE STUFF includes: -Swimming pool -Wireless high-speed internet -Use of shared kitchen -Netflix access -Filtered drinking water -Secure Lockers -Gas BBQ -Book exchange -All Towels and Bed linens -Use of Shared Computer Our reception staff are all local Nicaraguans and are fully bilingual and will be happy to assist you in either English or Spanish. We look forward to seeing you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Managua Backpackers Inn

Address: Colonial Los Robles, 3era etapa, Casa # 56 | Monte de Los Olivos, 1 cuadra al norte (lago), 1 cuadra al oeste y ½ cuadra al norte (lago), Casa #56, Managua, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Managua Department > Managua
Price Range: RM44 - RM120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Managua Backpackers Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“The night breezes are most relaxing.”
 of 5 bubbles dhobby777, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Bring a lot of mosquito repellent ”
 of 5 bubbles greenie188, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Watch your head! The bottom bunk in our room was a double bed. It has a bent ladder which is helpful for climbing, but I smacked my head on it in the middle of the night. My own fault, totally. Just be aware! ”
 of 5 bubbles jasonxkeller, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“wifi idoes not have a good signal only at the comun areas .”
 of 5 bubbles 634karlac, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“None I had a dorm”
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