La Gran Francia Hotel y Restaurante

Esquina sureste del Parque Central, Granada, Nicaragua | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $67.00

Travel Blogs from Granada

From zen of laguna to bustling Granada

A travel blog entry by davidandmaria


... before the bus was due to arrive, Serge the hotel manager stopped in the car he was getting a ride in. He told us to throw our bags in the boot of the car and we could get a ride to Granada too. The fully loaded car struggled up the road to get out of the crater. The driver, and owner, of the car probably put a lot of faith in the rosary beads hanging from the rear view mirror. There were plently 'pretty essential' bits missing from the car suggesting that the ...

From Tortuguero to Pearl Lagoon April 8 - May 2

A travel blog entry by swanning_around


... US involvement in the 60s Nicaragua had a reasonably healthy economy.

But Maykel's main concern now is that the same pattern of dictatorship will repeat itself as the present President has just changed the Constitution (which had been amended after the last dictatorship to prevent anyone staying in power too long) so he will not have to stand down after his term of office.

Hacienda Merida was a lovely friendly place to ...

Hot, Hot, Hot

A travel blog entry by -ninavale-


... excellent strategists, they wait at the intersections of the busiest roads for the first passing bus; they jump in and out of the buses as Cirque du Soleil’s acrobats and they always carry a basket packed with any kind of goods, from drinks to potato chips to homemade food, to sunglasses, soap, DVDs and some of the most useless articles a person can even think of buying in a bus; needless to say that these characters are wizards of marketing and would be able to sell sand ...

Nicaragua: Something for everyone

A travel blog entry by lightnerjohnson


... Day- by Tessa

This trip has made me realize that we are lucky to have what we have like nice houses and soft warm beds. When we were walking down the streets, some of the doors to the houses were open. I would look inside and see one tiny room and that's it. The floors were made of dirt and they did their cooking on the sidewalk.

We went with our guide Ramon to two volcanoes in Masaya National Park . One of them, called Santiago was not active and ...

Back to the basic in Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by hastie_gringo


... than sleeping at the border or a random town we know nothing about...

At our drop off point 10k from Granada mototaxis nearly kill each other driving off road to meet us. Its quite funny, the bus driver steps out, waves them over and 3 race to be the first here! So, less of a shambles than the first 2 episodes we are finally on the home stretch. Its dark by now and we are more than slightly concerned when the mototaxi pulls over on a desolate bush clad piece of ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Esquina sureste del Parque Central, Granada, is near Mombacho Volcano.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding