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Casa Argentina

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I stayed here one night because it is the same location as Quetzaltrekkers and my hike was leaving at 4:45 am. I figured I was getting up at 4:30am anyways so I just needed a place to lay my head for a few hours. I didn't book ahead, just showed up and they gave me a private room with private...

1Thank JulianaHongKong
Tilburg, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Not a picky traveler at all (always traveling really low-budget), but would def. not recommend this place. I actually disliked it so much that I am writing a negative review for the first time. It seems like this hostel has stopped operating a few years ago. There is no such thing as a reception (you need to knock at a...

1Thank Bas P
Whitehorse, Canada
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Casa Argentina had three advantages for our family of five: it is cheap, the owners are friendly, cheerful and helpful, and Quetzaltrekkers treks start from here. If you are very particular about clean rooms or are allergic to cats then don't stay here. For us, one night was okay but we wouldn't do a multi-day stay when there are more...

Thank Malcolm T
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

We booked into Casa Argentina for one night as it was the closest place to where our trek left from. Very disorganised when we tried to check in, no one really new what was happening.We eventually were shown a room which was something not many people would have slept in.I have stayed in many hostels in my travels but this...

Thank Bigf00t13
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

This is a super cheap option - if you want that and aren't fussed at what cost that comes this could work for you. However, for us - the rooms are not that clean, cold and really run down. The kitchen is filthy. That may be manageable but then the surrounding shared areas in the hostel (common outdoor areas) were...

Thank ClairePrice
Reviewed 13 March 2015

The first night I stayed with 3 friends in a room which just ok, it was very dirty, and the cats go into the rooms and leave hairs everywhere (which is ok, except for my allergy), but because it was so cheap I let it go. We stayed there because the next day we were going to climb with Quetzaltrekers,...

Thank traveling_moon
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Very friendly staff, we slept in a large dorm with 20 beds. It gets a little cold at night. The showers a warm but u have to wait a while for it. U can use the kitchen. There are now facilities except for wifi in the hall. Its a great place to stay if u're going to do a trek...

Thank flovanL
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

This is one of the cheaper options in Xela and you no doubt get what you pay for. 30Q for a bed in the dorm, otherwise known as 'Bed City' due to the amount of beds they managed to fit inside the room. Besides the ones you could sleep on there was stacks of mattresses up to the roof in...

Thank jonojam
Reviewed 6 November 2014 via mobile

Casa argentina is a great place to stay for a while. For 200 quetzales you have a private room for a week. Ofcourse there is only 1 hot shower (without light), you need to bring your own toiletpaper and the toilets are leeky, but you pay only 20 dollars a week! The owner is really nice and can help you...

Thank Blanquita8
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 29 September 2014

This place unfortunately is overpriced for the quality it delivers. By the time we arrived in the afternoon, they showed us a room which was not even prepared (old sheets on bed and garbage in bathroom). The rooms was quite damp and quite smelly and the shower leaking. The hostel offers a great terrace though with nice views and the...

1Thank travellingjulia

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Address: Diagonal 12 8-37, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Quetzaltenango Department > Quetzaltenango
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“The rooms in the back near the Quetzaltrekkers office are ideal if you are doing a trek the next day, but otherwise go for the ones further away lest y be waken up at five am when the group of Trekkers arrives.”
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