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Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here about 20 years ago. It's narrow and not beautiful but the location was good and cheap so I stayed for a long time. I remembered having played classical guitar everyday on the rooftop and enjoyed having a jam session with other musicians.

Thank Bossa1
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We paid 137Q for one night in a private room for two (as I read other reviews now I understand it's a rip-off...) Anyway. This place is filthy. OK it's a budget friendly option but you'll be surprised how dirty a bathroom can be. The beds are in a very bad shape... The entrance is unclean and the garbage is...

Thank Lucie K
Palermo, Italy
Reviewed 3 April 2014

Great location, friendly staff, great value at 100 Quetzales (about $13) for a room. The rooms are small, but colonial style, bigger rooms have a desk and chair. Bathrooms inside the rooms are scruffy and quite dirty but I loved this place.

Thank Tim B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2014 via mobile

I'll start with the good parts, which are that you get a private double room with a bathroom for $13 and you've got WiFi and hot water. The bad thing is the state of the rooms, with a shower that floods, filthy walls, and very dirty toilets. There are also no electricity sockets in the room that we had and...

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Mumbai, India
Reviewed 27 October 2013

I understand that it's cheap, but there are cheap places elsewhere that are far less frightening. I walked in to see a cockroach climbing across my wall, and disgustingly dirty walls and floors. Try not to look in the corners where the filth has caked. And I wouldn't suggest going into the bathroom if you don't need to. From the...

Thank sjm1830
Gladstone, Virginia
Reviewed 3 March 2013

I Have stayed here for 35 + years YOU are here for Cheap !! A bed "HOT Water " It the BEST of the cheapies .$ $5 -$10 USD ----- Laided Back -- FUN in its own WAY ! This place is THE BEST Lay- over / place in Antiuga .

Thank Creeker453
Montréal, Québec
Reviewed 12 April 2010

It's a good hostel to meet poeple, close too everything (mercado, super mercado, atractiones touriticas...). their's a nice view on the roof and it's in front of the Mcdonald (not an argue, but to locate it. It's realy cheap and i recomend it.

2Thank Vigibi
Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 17 July 2008

I have stayed countless times at Posada Refugio because it's cheap and convenient. However, it's not exactly clean at all times and I have seen cockroaches on the walls. There are other places in Antigua with better accomodations for a good price (see the Burkhart). I wouldn't recommend staying at the Refugio unless you are looking for a really cheap...

1Thank Kassi M
Reviewed 28 March 2008

We paid 120Q for a triple with a private bath and supposedly a hot shower (two spigots, yes, but both equally as cold!). The hostel has a curfew at 1AM and it is nice to see that they stick to the rules, but could have done without the individual banging at the iron gates just below our room beginning at...

1Thank kalapez

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Additional Information about Posada el Refugio

Address: 4a. Calle Poniente # 23, Antigua, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Sacatepequez Department > Antigua
Number of rooms: 31
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 of 5 bubbles Bossa1, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 has a nice view and a big bed!”
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