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Las Cruces, New Mexico
Reviewed 4 July 2015

I backpacked in Central America for a year. I had planned to stay two weeks in Antigua, Guatemala. I found a Place to Stay and ended up staying two months!!! The owner, Raul, is just the best, so friendly and personal. The international community was the best ever, as we often had international dinners, with sometimes 4 or 5 people...

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Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

The first time we visited this bandb we were very happy. The second time we visited for my husband's birthday they gave us an apartment fir the night (result). But really what a lively place to be. The bedding was so crisp and sparkling. Lovely people who couldn't do enough for us. I didn't look forward to leaving. The breakfast...

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Great location to stay in and excellent owners. Very friendly with cats and also a rabbit! You have fast wifi too. Free breakfast to start off your day. Great suggestions from the owners if needed and genuinely interested in getting to know about our culture. Quiet place to sleep at night. The kitchen is well equipped to make your own...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

Very clean and comfortable and family feel. A great place to meet great people without all the noise of party hostels. Very safe, great location with nearby late night food choices. Excellent dorms and beds, nice kitchen, free breakfast to get the day started and the owner speaks perfect english and really cares about your well being and is a...

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raymore
Reviewed 2 June 2015

I found this place by accident. it is near the market and really cheap. It seems to cater mostly to Israeli guests since they were a bunch of them there. The rooms are not special and old bedding/beds/everything lol. They do offer a kitchen to be used by guests that is always taken by someone. The owners are cool, they...

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

I was supposed to leave to Xela, but ended up overstaying 2 extra days because this hostel was like a second home. I've stayed in lots of hostels, and this one stands out because of the varied and friendly guests who take their lead from Raul and Fernando who make you feel most welcomed. The rooms are basic, but adequate...

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Copan, Honduras
Reviewed 12 May 2015

First thing this was my first ever hostel experience, I have always been a solo traveler and stayed in hotels. My friend who I was traveling with was on a budget so I agreed to stay at hostel. We stayed here on our way to San Juan and San Pedro the owners went out of their way to accommodate us...

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Mui Ne, Vietnam
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

First thing, the staff are friendly (though not as helpful as other reviews had stated) and yes it is cheap with a free breakfast, but the mattresses and pillows were the worst I've slept on, and the beds themselves were super short. Also the bathrooms weren't really that clean and at a few points actually plain dirty. The wifi kept...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 4 May 2015

This is my 2nd time staying in Antigua and have nothing but good things to say about this hostel and the owners. In one word - comfortable. If you are looking for a 5 star hotel, this is not it. But I've stayed in over 30 hostels during my travels and none has had the personal feel that this place...

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Medford, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 April 2015

This hostel has a very relaxed feel, and what makes it even better is the service. Raul (the owner) is a very trustworthy and honest individual. He will help you with any information that you need and help you book activities to do. Overall, I had a great stay.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small family owned and run hostel with an excellent reputation in the local community for over 15 years. We have the best value in town offering single, double, and triple private rooms with shared bathrooms and two dormitories for solo and/or budget conscious travelers. Some of our perks include: hot water showers, well equipped kitchen, free hot breakfast and coffee, free WiFi, towel use, baggage storage, shuttle bookings, discounted tour arrangements, laundry services, bicycle parking, terrace view, safe available, barbecue grill, filtered drinking water, open air lounge for socializing and dining area. Our home has a relaxed vibe and a welcoming atmosphere for all. Our guests enjoy meeting new friends, playing with our cats, bunny rabbit, and turtle, cooking in our small but efficient kitchen, and creating spontaneous jam sessions in our cozy lounge area. We pride ourselves on having a clean, safe, fun, and community oriented place to stay. We enforce the city of Antigua's curfew of 12:00am (midnight) and lock our front door with no re-entry after this time (no refunds) so make sure you are back by then! Come join us for a night, a week or a month and find more than a place to stay...find your home away from home. Please note: Cancellation Policy: 2 days before the arrival Check In: 13:00 (early check in upon request& availability) Check Out: 11.00 (middle of the night departures require 24 hour advanced notice) Payment due upon arrival, CASH only! Sorry we can no longer accept USD, only local currency. Breakfast and coffee is included, served exclusively between 9.00 – 10.00 am Taxes are included. Directions: Head to the large Artesania market. There is a restaurant Pollo Campero on the corner near, which is near the Artesania market. If you are facing Pollo Campero, walk for 50 meters down the road that is to the left of Pollo Campero. Then take the first road on the left where you will see a black door with the number 42 written on it. You have found A Place To Stay. Alternatively take a Tuc Tuc (a little three wheeled car) or regular Taxi to to A Place To Stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Place to Stay Hostel

Address: 5ta. Calle Poniente | Callejon Landivar # 42, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Sacatepequez Department > Antigua
Price Range: €15 - €46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“We stayed in double/triple rooms, one upstairs and one down and both were great”
 of 5 bubbles rachandphil15, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you're with a group, I recommend getting a private room, as the price difference with the dorms is minimal.”
 of 5 bubbles nicolask77, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“First floor is better I think in general in Antigua due to ground floor being humid.”
 of 5 bubbles 28rajal, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Any room is a good room”
 of 5 bubbles donnellharris, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
“good luck, not my first choice”
 of 5 bubbles devildog0800, 2 Jun 2015 | Read review
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