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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 28 October 2016

My room was fine, clean. The market was a short walk away.Laundry across the street. A kitchen if you want to cook.Very safe, someone to let you in after dark. Nice staff.Stayed 3 nites. Was meeting up with someone and they relayed the message quickly.

Thank viajero605
San Salvador, El Salvador
Reviewed 1 August 2016

If you are a looking for a place close to the main attractions in Antigua, and your budget is low, this can be the best option, these guys offer you some rooms for different prices, depending if you want a private room or a shared room. For my needs, they were able to accomodate a group of 10 in 3...

Thank German B
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a dorm; I paid 40 qtzl in August for 6 nights and 50 qtzl in November for 2 nights. The dorm was basic, but it was clean and silent. The hostel has a good kitchen; It offers from 5.00 to 10.00 am and pm tea and coffee! Really close to the big crafts market, the employees are...

Thank Michele V
Innsbruck, Austria
Reviewed 24 January 2016

I just stayed two nights there. One night than I could store my stuff in a storage, because I did a two days hiking trip on the Acatenango volcano. After I had a second night. Both times I got my room between 10 and 11am, without any extra payment. Second time I got an upgrade to a private room because...

Thank Martin A
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

This hostel has much character. It is the perfect stay for those on a budget. The rooms are slightly older, however, the beds are new and the linen clean. If you need towels, clean ones will be provided at no cost. The open gardens are very beautiful and the communal kitchen well equipped. Our host was especially nice, very friendly...

1Thank godfreyac
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

This place is disgusting! We stayed there for one night (only), because it was cheap (Q40), but it was so dirty and there was fresh (!) blood on our sheets - we have never tried anything like it! We would have left immediately, if it wasn't so late at night. The next day we found a proper place for only...

Thank Mikkel L
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

It's a nice and cheep place, the rooms are not big and not so comfortable. Bathrooms are outside, one is fine and the other is not so clean and very small.. Located 10-15 minutes walking to the market. I would recommend staying in some nicer place.

Thank Karmit A
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Good location, basic rooms but great value (160Q for double room w/ private bathroom). Clean and secure with friendly nightguards (who speak v little English) - we wanted cheap and cheerful and that is what we got..

Thank ArthurFane
Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

I stayed with my girlfriend in this place. We really liked it... good bed, kitchen usefull, owner very helpfull! Our spanich school was in the street so very convinient! When we did a tour to acatenango volcan (1night outside sleeping) we could let our backpack without check out without paying for the room(very exceptinal i think!). We got a good...

Thank Joce P
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

I have stayed in several hostels in Mexico. This is my first in Guatemala so I am not sure if this is just how things are or I lucked out in Mexico. Pros: very near the parque and the market. Very helpful staff with taking a last minute reservation, finding a shuttle for my continuing trip and locating restaurants. Filtered...

Thank Wildflower01945

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Address: 1a Calle Poniente # 33, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Sacatepequez Department > Antigua
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“No much difference between a room with private bathroom than a shared bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 177germanb, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get in a colonial-times kind of mindset and maybe write some stuff at the tiny monk's desk”
 of 5 bubbles Zazafruit, 25 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Try to get the rooms at the back/second floor. I believe the ones in the front have a private bathrooms but they don't seem to be very clean.”
 of 5 bubbles AlejandroV309, 8 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Always ask to see more rooms so you're able to compare! We preferred a room in the back. Here it was really quiet to sleep, even if there were people in the kitchen drinking and talking.”
 of 5 bubbles Travelerlisac, 26 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Go across the street to Yellow House.”
 of 5 bubbles Jgool, 15 Aug 2013 | Read review
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