Banks -- There are three banks situated on the corner 1 block west and 1 block south of the plaza, including Bancentro, 2 1/2 blocks south of the plaza on Avenida Principal (tel. 505/2713-6549). There is an ATM located at Texaco Starmart, 5 blocks north of the soccer stadium. Money-changers operate along Avenida Principal.

Emergencies -- In case of emergencies, dial tel. 101. For other matters, call the police station at tel. 505/2713-2615.

Hospital -- El Hospital Regional de Estelí (tel. 505/2713-6300) is south of the city on the road to Managua.

Internet -- A number of Internet cafes are located north of the plaza. All charge approximately C38 an hour and are open all day every day. You might try @Gnica, which is 1 block south of the southwest corner of the plaza. The main Enitel office is 1 block east of the post office (tel. 505/2713-2222). It's open Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm and Saturday 8am to 5pm.

Money Matters -- Money transfers can be arranged at the Western Union outlet (tel. 505/2713-5046), which is 60m (197 ft.) south of the store Super Las Segovias. Hotel El Mesón, 1 block north of the plaza (tel. 505/2713-2655), is one of the few places in the region that will change traveler's checks.

Pharmacy -- Pharmacia Corea, 1 block north of the market (tel. 505/2713-2609), offers mail services and money transfers, in addition to stocking pharmaceutical goods.

Post Office -- The main post office, Correos de Nicaragua Estelí, is at the junction with Calle Transversal and Avenida Central (tel. 505/2713-2085).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.