LA TORTUGA
BOOLUDA

The Hostel for the Tranquilo Traveler

PHILOSOPHY

Located in the center of the city of León Nicaragua, Hostal La Tortuga Booluda (The Lazy Turtle) offers a comfortable dorm beds, private rooms and a relaxing multi-cultural atmosphere.
Is a home away from home for the traveler who is looking for a mellow and comfortable base to soak in the culture and history of this great colonial town.

HOME AWAY FROM HOME

WE LOVE YOU HERE

FREE INTERNET

We have a public computer and offer free WIFI for our guests.

FREE ORGANIC COFFEE

We offer free organic coffee from Matagalpa to our guests – all day long!

FREE PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Room prices include our legendary pancake breakfast. We provide the mix – you make the pancakes!

SELF-SERVICE BAR

We have an honour-system bar. You grab whatever you want from the fridge and mark it down on you tab sheet. We also offer snacks.

WHAT ELSE DO WE OFFER?

PRIVATE SPANISH CLASS
Whether you’re an absolute beginner or want to brush up your school Spanish for the trip – our teachers are happy to come and teach you at the hostel.
ACTIVITIES
We work with tour operators and are happy to book any volcano tour for you. There is a stunning mangrove forest nearby where you can spot birds, mammals and, if you’re lucky, crocodiles. There’s also a turtle hatchery where you can release baby turtles.
CULTURAL TOURS
For those interested in everyday Nicaraguan life, NicAsí Tours offer a wide range of activities such as a visit to a rooster fight, cooking workshops, jewellery making workshop and more. We are happy to book these for you.
SHUTTLE
Our driver can come and pick you up at the airport. The fare is 65 USD. Also, there are daily shuttles leaving at 10 am to the Airport, Granada and San Juan del Sur (15 USD to 25 USD).

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WE ARE HAPPY TO RECEIVE YOU

  • Hostal La Tortuga Booluda
  • +505 2311 4653
  • From the SW corner of the Central Plaza, 3.5 blocks West.
  • tortugabooluda@yahoo.com

LA TORTUGA BOOLUDA

The Hostel for the Tranquilo Traveler