Hostal El Albergue de León is a genuinely Nicaraguan house where we provide you with a total immersion in the culture of Nicaragua.

We are the first Nicaraguan hostel and one of the first with more than 12 years of experience.

We promote a sustainable and responsible tourism.

Ideal to relax in a flourishing patio with view of the artistic mural that describes the CITY OF CRAZY AND POETS as León is known. Here you can learn about the local culture, meet and chat with new friends, practice your Spanish, read a good book (books exchange or book recommendations),f2f6d319c6-e1469642943342-150x150 play instrument, (we organize concerts or invite local musicians to interpret the songs of Nicaragua), recite a poem (poetry nights), share travel experience (presentations of photos on our projector or nightly conversations), cook a dish from your country or learn to cook a local one, have a drink, play chess or cards, paint, watch a documentary about Nicaraguan history on our TV, take photos, sit outside in the street on the rocking chairs (ask at the reception) and then go to discover León de Nicaragua.

Many of our guests stay here longer than planned considering El Albergue as the home away from home. We are happy to help you relax, we are a good community, caring and sharing. Of course, we are not perfect, so you can always leave us suggestions at the reception and we will be happy to help you.

Our beautiful house from the early 19th century is full of antiques from the owners' family. It is located in one of the most strategic areas of the city, very close to many places of interest and services 5 minutes from the fruit market, supermarket, f2f6d319c6-e1469642943342-150x150 pharmacy, la comidería, restaurants, bars and several parks where you can appreciate the company of the people of León.
The Albergue de León is well known in the city, so you can also ask your taxi or tricycle driver to take you to the hostel by giving the following address: Petronic media cuadra abajo.
We have three private rooms, with private or shared bathroom, ideal for small groups or families. We also offer 2 dormitories (10 or 6 bed with fan), ideal for larger groups or travelers willing to share with others.
Large kitchen to cook, make friends and enjoy your meal in a multicultural environment.

The price includes simple self-service breakfast, every day something different: pancakes, eggs or gallo pinto, fruits or beans, coffee, kitchen with toaster, juicer, blender, fridge, wifi, tv, movies, computer and tourist information, guide books at your dispositiion, deposit boxes, exchange of books, towels, self-service laundry.
We try to be an ecological hostel. We have energy from solar panels, we invite you to recycle, make refill of drinking water and save water in the kitchen. In our patio we have many local plants and turtles. For the season we offer free fruits from our garden grapefruit, coconuts, sour orange.

The extras that are paid are bar, which includes beers, lemonade or fresh juice, also water refill, postcards, tours, activities, such as salsa, cooking course, Spanish classes, transfer and taxi service to or from the airport with our tour operator Loro Trips Nicaragua, ask at the reception.
We can organize dinners, parties for groups, additional meals if you tell us in advance. Film presentations, talks about Nicaraguan history for groups. Etc.
We also have access to a beautiful beach house, on the seafront of Las Peñitas, promotion for our guests, this is our large pool 20 km from León.
Visiting El Albergue is sustainable, we are 100% local.

The team of the Shelter of our house are: Abraham, Manuela, Katherine, Elieser Fran and Marianka welcome you to our beautiful city of León.











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Where you go and what you do in León?

Service Infraestructure


- Mediterraneo: mediterranean food

- Cocinarte: vegetarian food

- El Lobito: The best nicaraguan food in León


- Antorchas

- Ya Voy

- La Olla Quemada


- II Capricho


- Comida Rapida en el parque San Juan

- Meson Segoviano


- Bohemios

Cultural Resources


- Museum of Ruben Dario

- Museum of myths and legends

- Adiac Museum

Schools of Spanish

- Casa de Cultura

- Dariana

- Metropolis

World Heritage

- Old León

- Cathedral of León

Gallerys of Art

- Galeria Ortiz Gurdián

- Galería de Héroes y Mártires de la Revolución

Natural Resources


- Poneloya

- Las peñitas

- Salinas Grandes

-Isla Juan Venado


- Cerro Negro

- Telica

- El hoyo

- Momotombo

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