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Lower Silesia Province, Poland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location, clean and nice room, but not so big. Staff was unfriendly and unhelpful - additionally not speaking English. Hostel for people who like peace and quiet. Curfew in force since 22 hours. Generally a bit expensive.

Thank martynoi
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Clean, comfortable and super professional staff. They make your bed, give you a fresh towel and clean your room and bathroom daily. A great upstairs terrace area and the best kitchen of any hostel I've stayed at. Only downside is the terrace closes at 9pm, but with such a great location there's ample bars etc within a few minutes' walk....

Thank Melskiwana
Muscat, Oman
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Location was good, just a few minutes' walk from the main square. The room was clean and well-equipped with ensuite bathroom. The staff were very helpful - I wanted to extend but they were full the following day so found somewhere else for me. Good value and I'd certainly stay again.

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great, quiet little hostel a stones throw from town center. Comfortable beds, strong hot showers and friendly helpful staff. Definite recommendation if you like a good night's sleep. Great, fully equipped kitchen upstairs.

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Nice staff, great location, hot showers and nice roof top. Safe lockers. The kitchen desperately needs a range of sharp knives! And butter knives. 12 person dorm was noisy, buy what do you expect! Would stay again if they had the smaller dorms available.

Thank TravelDanceSmile
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Hostal Antigua is in a fantastic location but sadly our stay was interrupted. After our first night, my partner and I woke with bites all over our backs, arms and legs. I had over 80 in total and my partner had about half that. We were in the private room so I'm sure the dorm rooms are fine. Christian at...

Thank LisaLooTravels
mexicohicks1, Owner at Hostal Antigua, responded to this review

This is a serious statement and we took all precautions, which was to fumigate the room 3 times over a week period without renting the room. We are assured there are no bed bugs. We were also told by the pest company that bed bug bites usually take 2 to 3 days to show up after the initial bites. So,...

New Delhi
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this 17th century Spanish style hotel. Huge rooms with small private garden (a hammock included) on the ground floor room. The food is famous in this hotel. 5 blocks away from Antigua Central Park.

Thank shata25
Quepos, Costa Rica
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We loved this hostal but I think it depends on what you are looking for. It was vey affordable, quiet and central for our family of 4. The first night we stayed in a dorm room with 4 beds and then switched to 2 private rooms. Honestly, we spent all of our time exploring and only used hostel to sleep...

Thank machitos_mum
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Woke up at 3am for the 4am airport shuttle, and found these nasty creatures crawling on the sheets. So disgusted and worried about spreading them to my home. I stayed at a different property of the same owner and it was nice and clean, and I didn't see evidence of bugs there. When they didn't have available rooms, they referred...

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I had been travelling for 17 hours on shuttle and got there and they were probably a bit too strict for my liking. Couldn't even go to the kitchen to make myself a cup of tea before bed as it shuts ridiculously early. Though I must say it is a clean, safe and reliable Hostal. I just didn't enjoy my...

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mexicohicks1, Owner at Hostal Antigua, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are strict with closing the kitchen at 10pm so the other guest are not disturbed. We are not a party hostel and want to be respectful of all our guest. As far as the smoking, we are just following the Guatemalan law that you can not smoke inside public businesses. So, this reviewer should...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Great hostel, 1 blk from Antigua's Parque Central. Private & dorm rooms w/private bath in each room, cable TV & free fast Wi-Fi. Rooftop terrace with views, kitchen for guest to use, laundry service, secure lockers & travel services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Antigua

Address: 5th Ave sur # 22, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Sacatepequez Department > Antigua
Price Range: €16 - €63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“The private rooms with bathrooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles 800genac, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I prefer the 4 bed doors for the little difference in price.”
 of 5 bubbles johnfL953DY, 30 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Room 4 is a double, 5 a single. Hot shower that worked well. Small desk, shelves and some hangers.”
 of 5 bubbles PanamaBandito, 17 Mar 2014 | Read review
“I wouldn't recommend this hostel unless you are going to spring for a private room so you can leave your stuff unattended.”
 of 5 bubbles beccabug, 18 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Double bed. Private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles KiranJ712, 7 Aug 2013 | Read review
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