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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is a nice, clean, convenient place to stay in Antigua. It is only a few blocks from Parque Central. The facility felt secure, with a locked front door and lockers in the rooms. We stayed in the 6-person room near the street. It was a little noisy at times. The roof deck is nice, and the staff was super...

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Room was cold and noisy. Can't use the kitchen but weren't told at check in so went and bought food then was told. The tour woke us at 4.15am by being very, very noisy outside the room. Seems if you're on a tour they will look after you, otherwise they just want your money. Very disappointing.

Thank Johanna S
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

stayed on my last day before catching my flight back home. staff was very friendly, the place is located very near the center. the place offers hikes to the nearby volcano, which seams to be their main activity. recommend it!

Thank Enrique O
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is our first time staying at the hostel and it wasn't good. We reserved a private room, which didn't have a window in it. We felt quiet claustrophobic in it. The showers and common areas were dirty and had bugs on the floor. The water pressure in the shower is ridiculous, it is either almost no pressure but hot...

Thank Ariadna S
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Let's get the main thing out the way first. OX is the best choice by far if you want to do any of the main treks around Antigua!! I went with a part of friends to do the overnight Acetenango trek. While treking up it was painfully obvious that OX was the company that knew what they were doing and...

Thank Angus B
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Base camp had such a great atmosphere. I made some life long friends there. You can meet people to go out and party with but if you want a good nights sleep before your hike it's really quiet too. People respect other people which is hard to come by in Antigua. And the beds are comfy! They are the best...

Thank Sara J
Paris, France
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This hosel is very well located in the city and it is especially convenient if you plan to do trips to volcano since the agency which organises tours is based in the hostel. This makes it very easy to communicate and organise your trip together with the guide. The hostel itself is a decent average - good value for the...

Thank sanjaursa
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This hostal is a very nice place to stay. Being here feels like being part of an expedition, or a summer/winter camp with all your friends. The ping pong table and the big common table where you will eat your very good breakfast contribute to this very nice feeling. The staff is very nice, they will talk with you and...

Thank Debora B
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Reviewed 1 April 2016

As the name implies, OX’s “Base Camp Hostel” became my home for quite some time during my travels. It was also convenient to roll out of bed for my Acatenango Overnight trip for hike preparation. Base Camp is excellently located to Antigua’s downtown core, and away from most party noise. I like that music turns off at 10pm and I...

Thank laurenquarles12
Reviewed 27 March 2016

OX Basecamp is a amazing place. Its a nice small hostel with a laid back atmosphere. I really enjoyed the Netflix and the ping pong battles. The breakfast is included and definitely the best you can get in Antigua. I also appreciated that they offer adventure tours, Done two trips with OX and its was everytime a blast. The people...

Thank Marcel N

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Antigua's ONLY Adventure Hostel. Base Camp is the perfect place to begin and end your Antigua Adventures, whether you plan to climb a volcano, hit the trails on a mountain bike or just walk this beautiful city and visit the ruins, cafes and museums. We can help you make it happen, Adventure is what we do. Our facilities include a fun, up-beat atmosphere in a intimate hostel setting with all the comforts. We offer nice comfortable dorm rooms (Camp 1 has six beds, all other Camps 2,3 and 5 offer 4 beds) and one very nice private room for two (Camp 4). A hot breakfast of eggs, beans, bread and your choice of coffee / tea is included with your stay. Chill out on our roof terrace with a cold beer and take in the magnificent view of the surrounding volcanoes in which we climb, volcanoes Agua, Fuego and Acatenango. Fire up a game of ping pong or nestle into one of our comfy couches in the chill-cave where we have a flat screen and NETFLIX. There are plenty of places here to get comfortable, just like home...Only cooler. Our Helpful staff can lend great travel advice as well as clue you in on the best activities and adventures here in the Antigua valley. We look forward to meeting you. ADVENTURE TOURS TV / MOVIE room (NETFLIX) Games...Board games and others Ping Pong and Darts Super comfy beds (really, they do not suck) Free Breakfast WiFi of course Safe / Secure environment Free bag storage Movie night Daily Happy Hour Terrace for sunning, smoking, etc. Expert travel advice and more.... Feels like home....Only cooler! :) We suck on LOLLYPOPS!!! :D and so should you, thats why we pop a lolly in your mouth upon arrival. :P ... more   less 

Additional Information about Base Camp Hostel

Address: 7th Calle Pointe #17, Antigua, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Sacatepequez Department > Antigua
Price Range: ₹ 938 - ₹ 1,207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“the 6 person room is next to the street and can be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles NickC969, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Private rooms in the open inner part do not have windows and can get stuffy”
 of 5 bubbles sanjaursa, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Further back from the front of the hostel is quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles M7845NAleeb, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“go for the 4 bed dorms, the 6 bed can be a little noisy in the mornings”
 of 5 bubbles 32antonys, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The dorm is awesome! Great bed and very quite...”
 of 5 bubbles SvenFischer, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
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