Hostels in Rivas, Nicaragua

2 hostels available. Prices start from $14.00 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Rivas

Adventure Hostels Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
Zona central, calle el tropezon, San juan del Sur More
Beach Lovers Retreat Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
entrada buena onda 2km al sur, limon 2, Tola More

Hotels in Rivas

"…Breakfast not included General: Reception from 6.00 to 23.00 No curfew" …"Easy access by bus, whether you are coming from Costa Rica or Managua Airport." …C5XH+7F5 Rivas, De Radio Rumbos 2 … More
"…Summary Hostel Julieta is just as advertised -- basic, budget accommodation that's "a notch above camping." The hostel is definitely not for everyone, but offers all the basic amenities for a … More

Hostels in Rivas, Nicaragua

2 hostels available. Prices start from $29.00 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Rivas (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Rivas.

Rivas, Nicaragua, is a small city in the Central American country Nicaragua. It is located in the south of the country; the Costa Rican border is only forty-five minutes' drive away. Rivas, Nicaragua, is primary used as a transportation hub by travelers.

Rivas, Nicaragua, is used as a transportation hub by many travelers, and some decide to stay overnight. Breaking up your trip between Costa Rica and the more popular destinations in Nicaragua by booking a night at a Rivas, Nicaragua, hostel will allow you to avoid after sunset at your destination or if you would miss the last ferry to Isla de Ometepe. But when in Rivas, Nicaragua, there are also a few things to do. The beach at Lake Nicaragua, which is technically in the town of San Jorges, is only six kilometres away. The beach is good for sunbathing and surfing. In the centre of Rivas itself, you can find a free anthropology museum with a small exhibition on local fauna, including stuffed animals.

But as mentioned before, Rivas is mostly a transport hub to onward destinations in Nicaragua. The ferry to Moyogalpa on the Isle de Ometepe departs only six kilometres from Rivas’ city centre. The island is one of Nicaragua’s top destinations, with two volcanoes and amazing nature with great hikes on the slopes of the volcanoes. Another destination, San Juan del Sur, is a fishing village that is known as a beach destination and popular by surfers of different levels and is forty-five minutes' drive to the west. The colonial city of Granada is one-and-a-half hours to the north.

There are a couple of hostels in Rivas, Nicaragua. Some of the accommodations listed that call themselves a hostel in Rivas, Nicaragua do not offer dorm rooms, but only private rooms for a low price. At the same time, there are hotels that neither have dorm rooms will sell private rooms for nearly the same price as a dorm bed in a hostel in Rivas, Nicaragua. However, they may not have the social hostel vibe.

Written by local enthusiast for Rivas hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Rivas hostels Martin Straatman

Rivas Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Rivas, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 2
Average dorm price $29
Average private room price $45
Cheapest Hostel in Rivas Popoyo Republic with $30
Party hostels in Rivas Popoyo Republic (1 in total)

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Other Nearby Cities

Tola (12 Km / 8 mi.)
Moyogalpa (18 Km / 11 mi.)
San Juan del Sur (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Ometepe (23 Km / 14 mi.)
Gigante (24 Km / 15 mi.)
Popoyo (31 Km / 19 mi.)
Cardenas (44 Km / 27 mi.)

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