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The Black Cat Hostel Xela

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Needed a place to stay before my family homestay begun for my Spanish classes. Comfy beds, WiFi, friendly staff, discounted breakfast, and nice common areas make the black cat a great place to stay in Xela. Great drink prices too! Check it out!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Good atmosphere, nice bar with good food options, friendly staff and clean rooms.Super fast WiFi and hot water, a bit noisy in the morning but it didn't bother me. Best hostel in Xela, definitely I will come back.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
Reviewed 12 April 2016

A cozy place, clean and warm rooms, friendly and helpful staff. Bathrooms in excellent condition. Near the central park and close to everything. They include breakfast and has free wifi. When traveling to Xela not forget to check this place a hostel like very few. I just do not have parking

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Reviewed 27 March 2016

Black Cat was a solid, basic accomodation in Xela. The dorms were clean, it is well-located right off the main square, has a delicious free breakfast, and the wifi is fast. Additionally, the staff was friendly and helped us organize an inexpensive shuttle to Antigua. There's not much of an ambience though - this is more like a hotel than...

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed in an individual room with private bath. Good price quality rattio in general. Room a bit dark though and the bed had been placed very low close to the ground. Electrical shower perfect with plenty of hot water. They should have left one or two thick blanckets in the rooms as nights can be cold. We asked for...

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Denver, CO
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I stayed here while doing several day climbs of nearby volcanoes. Good hostel, clean, but pretty noisy. Some of the staff were awesome but a few of the ladies who work there were rude. Overall, I would still stay again. They have a kitchen, but they don't let guests use it to cook for themselves. That is one improvement they...

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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Warm showers, good big breakfast, cool little courtyard with lots of plants. Possible to meet lots of interesting travelers. A bit noisy in the morning from lots of stuff going on but other than that it's a great experience.

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Reviewed 25 November 2015

Unfortunately arrived in Xela with no accommodation and got recommended the Black Cat hostel. Room seemed nice and clean, however the bedroom next to the upstairs bathroom had bed bugs, walls are paper thin so you can hear everything during the night and shower I took in the morning was cold (think all the hot water got used up because...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 7 November 2015

The Black Cat Inn offered a fine bad in a bit crowdy dormitory. It is close to everything, and they offer a very quick laundry service and hot water in the shower. It is a really nice place to stay in.

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Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

We only had one night here and two rooms had bed bugs. Luckily my partner found them before spending the night in that bed but the other girls we met staying here weren't so lucky and got fairly badly bitten. I don't need to say anything more. The location is nice and the included breakfast is lovely but I wouldn't...

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Additional Information about The Black Cat Hostel Xela

Address: 13 Avenue 3-33, Quetzaltenango Zona 1, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Quetzaltenango Department > Quetzaltenango
Price Range: €14 - €16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“the whole place is fine for the night, it is economical, clean and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles carlosmiguelr782, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“wifi doesn't work in individual rooms, but works in main area - they also have a computer you can use to access internet”
 of 5 bubbles Trekhigh, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Go upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles finlayk2014, 9 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Dorm room next to bathrooms was good, not too noisy and not far to go if you need to use toilets!”
 of 5 bubbles 401annabellew, 3 Jun 2014 | Read review
“The showers upstairs have more space and hot water.”
 of 5 bubbles babineriri, 6 Oct 2013 | Read review
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