At present, there are no suitable apartment buildings anywhere in Nicaragua. However, there are several safe residential districts around the
In Nicaragua everyone, even middle class workers, has a maid. The maids usually take care of making breakfast, lunch, and sometimes dinner as well cleaning the house and washing and ironing clothing. 90% of all homes are built with a maid's room in the rear of the house near the laundry room. Maids typically earn about $105 a month for full-time work. In addition to maids, it is quite normal to have a chauffeur who earns more than the maid and a gardener/guard who earns about the same as a maid. Embassy staff are usually provided with a rotating nightly guard service.
|Generally regarded as the most elite hotel in Nicaragua although the rooms are rather small. It is located in the middle of the city with very good restaurants and business sectors nearby.|
|Approximate Price: $180|
|TEL: 228-3532 FAX: 228-3087 Visit the Web Site|
|If it not for its location, which is a few blocks from the Airport and about 13 minutes from the center of the city, this hotel, with its park-like and quiet setting, could be splendid. It has several conference rooms and exhibition centers which often host international gatherings.|
|Approximate Price: $150|
|TEL: 263-1381 FAX: 263-1690 Visit the Web Site|
|The largest hotel in the country, Las Mercedes is also economical for its quality. Instead of a large building, the rooms are set up in individual cottages which are spread out over the large grounds. The hotel also hosts small conventions in its 1,000-person center.|
|Approximate Price: $80|
|TEL: 263-1011 FAX: 263-1082 Visit the Web Site|
|Just a few blocks away from the heart of the commercial district, the Mansión Teolinda is a smaller and more economical alternative to its rivals.|
|Approximate Price: $70|
|TEL: 228-1050 FAX: 228-4908 Visit the Web Site|
|The only international-class resort area in Nicaragua, Montelimar is a one-price includes all weekend or week-long excursion. You may choose from miles of clean beaches, a huge swimming pool built around a cabana where your drinks and food are unlimited and free, or the casino and bar after 7:00. Buffet meals are served three times a day in the large beach house and the rest of your time could be spent riding horses, boogy boarding, or slaughtering your companion on the tennis courts.|
|Approximate Price: $65|
|TEL: 269-6752 FAX: 228-4145 Visit the Web Site|
|Selva Negra is one of the few places in Nicaragua where you can comfortably escape the heat and forget that you're in the tropics. There are a few cute little rooms, bungalows, and large chalets as well as a large youth center to choose. Visitors can tour the coffee plantation, take hikes along a dozen mountain trails, ride on horseback, or just enjoy the beautiful scenery, fresh air, and wildlife.|
|Approximate Price: $60|
|TEL: 265-8342 and 612-3883 FAX: 612-3883 Visit the Web Site|
|The Granada location lies on one of the hundreds of islets created when the nearby volcano erupted into the lake. It offers a restaurant as well as some water sports and a small hotel with included meals.
The San Juan del Sur site is not actually a hotel, but you can rent a furnished house with 5 bedrooms and air conditioning on a private beach.
|Approximate Price: $100 (Granada); $220 (San Juan del Sur)|
|TEL: 228-1316 and 228-1317 Visit the Web Site|