The Central American country of Nicaragua is known mostly for being a backpacker destination. You can easily explore the active volcanoes, surf towns, bustling city streets, and tropical beaches while backpacking for a month or two here. But not everyone comes here for a backpacking adventure; the capital city of Managua is a business hub, bringing in entrepreneurs and businessmen from all over the world.
Much of the city is filled with hostels and cheap accommodations geared towards low-budget backpackers. If you’re travelling for business you’ll need something comfortable, quiet, and somewhere you can be productive and prepare for your upcoming meeting or conference. Check out the top hotels in Managua for every kind of business traveler.
Holiday Inn Managua – Convention Center
Staying at the Holiday Inn Managua is a no-brainer if you have business plans in or near the convention center. Each room has every amenity imaginable to make your stay as comfortable as possible, including a minibar and fridge, plasma TV, high-speed internet, and small work area. If you aren’t interested in exploring the city during your time here, no worries, there is plenty to keep you busy inside the hotel. Holiday Inn Managua features a large outdoor pool, fitness center and spa, and business facilities.
Real Intercontinental Managua
Real Intercontinental Managua is one of the best luxury options in the city for business travelers. It is centrally located near the Metrocentro Mall in the heart of the city, which is known as the business and entertainment district of Managua. Part of the hotel is newly renovated and there is even a brand new outdoor terrace featuring fine-dining restaurants and luxury bars. As far as the rooms go, there is no way you won’t be comfortable here. You can choose from a classic or executive room, or splurge a bit with a suite.
Crowne Plaza Hotel Managua
Crowne Plaza Hotel in Managua is a short 20-minute drive from the airport and you can even set up a shuttle with the hotel to make the trip stress-free. The hotel features a large outdoor pool, buffet or fine-dining for each meal of the day, a fitness and wellness center, and business services. The rooms are fairly basic but offer just about every amenity you might need to make your business trip a success. If you need to use the business center you’ll have access to high-speed internet, copier, printer, scanner, and 2 PC printers.
Airport X Managua Hotel
This option is best for low-budget business travelers. At Airport X you’ll find an interesting mix of backpackers, families, business travelers, and couples. It is comfortable for everyone and offers everything you might need. It is right near the airport and you can get a shuttle pickup for just $3. There is a 24-hour restaurant and bar open for your food and beverage needs, and the rooms are comfortable, safe, and clean. If you need a ride to your business engagement, ask the front desk – you can go anywhere in the city with a private Airport X driver for under $10.