Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Located 15 minutes walking from the port in Moyogalpa or 5 minutes by tuk tuk (we’ll even pay for your first ride when you have a reservation with us). Life is good has both dorms and private rooms, all private rooms have an ensuite.

With it’s chilled out vibes, open areas, hammocks and fibre optic wifi, it’s the perfect place for you to relax and forget about the rest of the world.

In our kitchen we prepare fresh food, using only local products and recipes from all over the world. Our breakfasts and dinners are some of the best in Nicaragua. We can cater to all your foody needs (vegans, vegetarians and of course meet eaters).

You can enjoy a drink from our fully stocked bar of beers and cocktails while sitting on the watchtower and looking over Conception volcano or at the stars of the milky way.

We can organise anything you’d like to do while on Isla Ometepe: Motorbike, quad bike and scooter rentals. Tours of our two beautiful volcanos (Conception and Maderas), the nature reserve where you can see monkeys and some of the worlds most beautiful butterflies, kayaking through the forest, hiking up the waterfall. Whatever it is, you would like to do, we have you covered.

We offer:
6 Bed Dorm - The room features 3 bunk beds with an ensuite, lockers, a fan and electrical outlets for each bed.
4 Bed Dorm - The room features 2 bunk beds with lockers, a fan and electrical outlets for each bed and a shared bathroom located next to the room.
Private Double Room - The room features queen size bed, bedside table, fan, light for night reading, electrical outlets, hangers and a private bathroom
Private Triple Room - The room features one queen size bed, one single bed, bedside table, fan, light for night reading, electrical outlets, hangers and a private bathroom
We offer clean rooms with bathrooms, restaurant with amazing food cooked with love made from fresh local ingredients, bar full of refreshing Nicaraguan beer, good music and atmosphere. Reasonable prices, full service and healthy environment makes your stay unforgettable. Staff is multilingual (EN, ES, Hebrew, GE, RU, SK, CZ).

Hostel Life is Good's Policies & Conditions:

Check in from 12:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 11:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash.
Taxes included.

Cancellation policy: 24 hours before arrival.

Breakfast not included - 3.00 USD per person per day.


No curfew.
Pet friendly.
Child friendly.
Reception available 24 hours. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.6

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.7

  • Cleanliness 9.9

  • Facilities 9.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    04 Oct 2019
    This is a family operated hostel and they will definitely make you feel like home! The food is delicious and beautifully plated, the drinks are delicious and are competitively priced. Craft beers, signature cocktails, gourmet dishes, vegan options, great music, beautiful people and wonderful service makes Life is Good Hostal the top choice stay here in Moyogalpa! Ometepe was the best surprise during my trip in Nicaragua!
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    29 Sep 2019
    Loved my stay in Life is good. Ramon was great. He helped me organize a tour around the island with a great guide. Ramon and his family were great hosts. They have 3 cute dogs and horses who come visit the hostel to get rubbed and fed. The food was great, like really good and the service was exceptional. I highly recommend staying at Life is Good.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    03 Sep 2019
    Great hostel, AMAZING FOOD, extremely nice owners! Very chill vibe. Definitely recommended!
    Slovakia, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.7


    09 Sep 2019
    There's a reason why this place has such excellent reviews - the owners have clearly put a lot of time, effort and experience into the place and they really have created an idyllic hostal - the information and services are all exceptional and the food in particular is very very good! The location is a little outside of the main town but with a rental it makes a great base from which to explore the island! Really enjoyed our stay and we wouldn't hesitate to book this place again in the future!
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7


    24 Aug 2019
    Awesome hosts!! Best food and drinks we had during our trip in Nicaragua! Location in central, you can rent a scooter and explore the whole island frome there! Highly recommend it!
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    27 Sep 2019
    The owner, Roman is the best I've come across yet, hands down! Upon registration he will sit you down, talk about the facilities and sites to see on the island, and give you a tour of the hostel. There weren't many travelers there, but we bonded very quickly. Beds are very comfortable and the meals are awesome, with a complete description of each selection. No real need to eat anywhere else! Thanks Roman!
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 9.4


    28 Aug 2019
    Comfortably one of the best hostels I have stayed in. Roman and Barbara have incredible passion for their hostel, and Ometepe, and it really shows. No question, request, or enquiry is a problem, and they are only too happy to help. The place is super clean, and the food is amazing! Roman mixes a mean cocktail! Cannot recommend highly enough!
    Scotland, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.4


    25 Aug 2019
    I had an awesome time at this hostel! Roman makes everything possible to make your stay better. There is a map of the island on the wall that he uses to explain all the nice spots of the island and to give tips on what to do. They also recommend local shops to rent bicycles, scooters ad ATVs for a fair price. The food that they serve is also very good! I totally recommend it!
    Brazil, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1


    14 Sep 2019
    Great hostel, Roman and Barbara work very hard to ensure everyone feels welcome and enjoys thier time in Ometepe. The food is an amazing bonus
    Scotland, Couple, 41+
  • 8.9


    24 Sep 2019
    The staff were amazing, they looked after us so well and helped organise tours and everything we needed. And the food was incredible, worth staying there just for that!
    England, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant