Must-see hotels in Nicaragua

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    Hotel Nuevo Milenio

    The best of the cheapies, this homey place has a sweet family atmosphere and clean and basic rooms.

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    Hotel Santa Clara

    The best option in town, Santa Clara has comfortable air-con rooms and serves meals.

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    Eco-Lodge Cascada Blanca

    There is nothing 'eco' about the concrete blocks with plain cell-like rooms at this lodge by the Cascada Blanca waterfall. Your best bet is to bring a…

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    Lakum Payaska

    This simple restaurant (open 10am to 8pm) has a three-room cabaña across the road that it rents out. It's one of the few places to stay by the lake and…

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    Hotel Albergue El Castillo

    This two-story wooden house feels like a Swiss chalet abandoned in the tropics. Worn hardwood rooms have open ceilings that let in the noise from next…

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    Hotel El Castillo

    Set on a hillside with great views, this family-run hotel is only three blocks from the cathedral. Rooms at the front of the building have small private…

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    Hostel Los Tres Hermanos

    Shoestringing surfers choose this rasta-vibe bar/restaurant and hostel purely for its location, just steps away from one of the country’s best breaks. The…

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    Hotel Central

    A reliable budget bet in the center, this place rents plain, cell-like rooms with hot water and cable, but no natural light in most cases. The rooms on…

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    Hotel Doña Luisa

    If you've got an early boat (or express bus) this is where you want to be. It's right by the dock and offers clean rooms with fans and cable TV. Don't…

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    Hospedaje y Comedor Clarissa

    Rooms in this wooden home are basic but clean. Pay the extra for the better rooms upstairs with private bathrooms. Its beef, chicken and pork plate…

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    Hotel Finca Santo Domingo

    This beachfront hotel is overdue for renovations, but it'll work in a pinch. The on-site restaurant is a good place to break for lunch, but the staff won…

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    Hospedaje Peña

    Don't expect a single frill in this original San Carlos flophouse, but it's cheap and just a block from the malecón. The rooms are tiny wooden boxes but…

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    Oasis Hotel del Caribe

    Professionally run hotel offering small but comfortable rooms with cable TV in a quiet location. If you are going for air-con, shoot for a street-side…

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    Hotel Carelhys

    This budget favorite half-a-block from the Parque Central has a selection of rather shabby rooms in need of a lick of paint, but with cable TV and private…