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Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I only stayed at El Hostal for 8 hous, but the facility is very nice with a small but welcoming courtyard. The 7-bed dorm room was nice and newish looking. There was plenty of hot water in the showers. The front desk worker, Klaybert, spoke perfect English and helped me arrange my early morning transportation. And since I was leaving...

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Chicago
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Antigua is meant to be experienced and this hostel made my stay even more memorable. It took me awhile to find this hostel, mostly due to not being familiar with how the street signs worked. With some help from my fellow traveler, I came into the this hostel greeted by a flowing indoor fountain in their quaint sunny courtyard. The...

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2Thank Chin O
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Antigua was my first stop upon arriving in Guatemala for my first time and I stayed at El Hostal for four nights. Everything was excellent and I thoroughly enjoyed my time there! I stayed in the 7-bed mixed dorm as a solo traveler and it was perfect for what I was looking for. Here are some of the things I...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Had the pleasure of staying here for 3 nights. The staff that are employed here are fantastic and so helpful with everything. Lovely atmosphere. Great location. Would highly recommend it to anyone young or old traveling to Antigua.

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Couldn't think about any complaint. Clean dorms and showers, super-helpful and friendly staff and really relaxing atmosphere. Plus the excellent breakfast (around 8 options to choose from) is included. Maybe not the cheapest hostel but absolute value for money!!

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1Thank Erik B
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast on one of our days in Antigua. The service was fast and friendly. We had the eggs, served as ordered! The smoothies were also a great addition. Nice thing too about this hostel is it accepts credit cards which can give a better rate then the exchange places in Guatemala.

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Ireland
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Dorms were fine, was a little shocked at the price of private rooms here. Staff were initially very friendly, but after we booked volcano tour elsewhere that changed. Hostel charges 200q for volcano tour while we got ours for 150 elsewhere. And it was exactly the same tour as other guests did the tour with us. It was similar for...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had a nice stay here. The room was a bit dark, but big. The beds were comfortable. The shared showers and toilets were clean with good hot water and pressure. Breakfast was okay. We had to cut our trip one day short and there was no problem with the hostel staff. They charged us for one night even though...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Such a nice hostel! They pride themselves on good food, a chilled out atmosphere and clean rooms/showers. Staff are helpful and laid back. Here may be a wee bit more expensive than other hostels but its worth it!

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1Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

we have been to antigua 3 times because we like it so much. we also stayed at el hostal 3 times because we loooved the hostal, the breakfast and especially the common area in the middle of the hostel. it was the perfect place to get to know other travellers while having some beer or wine during happy hour. breakfast...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about El Hostal Bed and Breakfast

Address: 1ra. Avenida Sur No.8, Antigua, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Sacatepequez Department > Antigua
Price Range: $17 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms are good-maybe the dorm away from the street if you're a really light sleeper.”
 of 5 bubbles , 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you are looking for more private quarters, there is another place a couple of houses down that El Hostal works with.”
 of 5 bubbles soorya2017, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you plan to be out until 1 or 2am, this is great for you. Otherwise book somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles busdepollo, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“You have a choice of dorms or private rooms. All guests use the same clean gender separate communal bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles traveleratlarge322, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The 10 bed dorm can be really loud at night from street noise”
 of 5 bubbles FeistyNYC, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
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