There are several different Jinotega hotels where you can stay. None of them are fancy, but some of them are actually quite nice! following is a list of the best Jinotega in Jinotega. I am separating the list in two: one for hotels in town, and the other for hotels in the rural and forested surroundings of Jinotega:
Downtown Jinotega Hotels
Hotel Café Jinotega
Without doubt the best of all hotels in Jinotega! 32 rooms and suites with a/c, private bath, hot water, cable TV. Full restaurant service, actually one of the best restaurants in town. Comfortable, clean rooms and friendly service. E-mail: [email protected] www.cafehoteljinotega.com Telephone (505) 2782 2710.
Located right downtown, 1 ½ blocks south of the San Juan Cathedral in Jinotega. Family owned operation with friendly service and warm hospitality. Telephone (505) 2782 3938. E-mail: [email protected]
Hotel Solentuna Hem
A pleasant bed and breakfast operation. Telephone (505) 2782 2334 E-mail: [email protected]
Estancia Don Francisco
A nice bed and breakfast located right downtown, only 2 blocks from the Cathedral. Rita de owner is always ready to go out of her way to help out with anything. Great wifi connection. The hotel has a total of 5 rooms, each different and unique in their own way. E-mail: [email protected], www.estanciadedonfrancisco.com Telephone: (505) 2782 2309. If you are looking for small hotels in Jinotega, this is a great option!
Downtown location. Basic rooms with private bath and hot water. Telephone: (505) 27822063.
Rooms with a private bath, hot water, TV and wifi. Located 4 ½ blocks north and 2 blocks east of the Cathedral. E-mail: [email protected] Telephone: (505) 2782 2039.
Rural and Nature Jinotega Hotels
La Bastilla EcoLodge
Located in the mountains outside Jinotega, and without doubt one of the best options around Jinotega, La Bastilla allows you to be in touch with nature with all the comforts of home. E-mail: [email protected] www.bastillaecolodge.com Telephone (505) 2782 4335. La Bastilla is not only one of the luxury eco hotels in Jinotega, is is one of the best of its kind in Nicaragua!
Ecoalbergue La Fundadora
Located in the historic community of La Fundadora, within the Datanli El Diablo Reserve. The Ecoalbergue has 5 freestanding cabins plus a larger dorm room. They also have nice meeting facilities. Rooms are basic, but comfortable, with their own private bath. No hot water though! Nice set of trails in the area, as well as local guides that can proved good guided service. Great birdwatching! www.lafundadora.org. E-Mail: [email protected] Telephone: (505) 8855 2573.
This was once part of the Somoza empire, and was known as Hacienda Somoza. Today a local cooperative, formed by the community owns and operates this lodge. The community offers other services, such a s a basic comedor, where you can enjoy local food, guided service, birdwatching tours and more. They are also responsible for maintaining their trails. If you are looking for community owned hotels in Jinotega, this is one of the best options! Rooms are comfortable and clean and the community is very friendly.
Cabañas El Gobiado
Located within the Datanli El Diablo Reserve, this small, rustic property is a perfect base camp to explore trails and get to know the local people. Because of their remote location they do not have access to internet and email service. Food, great birdwatching guides and lodging are available here. For reservations call Rodrigo at (505) 8844 0024. El Gobiado is another great option if you are looking for community owned hotels in Jinotega. Birdwatcthing here is superb, and it is one of the best places in Nicaragua to see and hear the bell bird.
Reserva El Jaguar
Located in a private farm, where a coffee plantation co exists with a lovely cloud forest environment. Bird watching is at its best here! Nice private cabins for guests, with a total capacity for 21 persons. (4 cabins, 6 apartments). Located near Jinotega, in the surroundings of San Rafael del Norte. E-mail: [email protected] www.jaguarreserve.com Telephone (505) 2279 9219.
La Biosfera Eco Retreat
Located on the road between Jinotega and Matagalpa, La Biosfera is a basic, pleasant hostel lodge. A jungle setting in a pleasant informal atmosphere, no frills, but really pleasant to hang out and be in touch with nature. E-mail: [email protected] www.hijuela.com/labiosferaretreat.html Telephone (505) 8698 1439. They offer different options for tourists looking at volunteering in community projects. La Biosfera is the best option if you are looking for an opportunity to stay in one of the budget rural hotels in Jinotega.