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Roo's

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Avenida Norte 6 | Enter via 1st Street, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7832 5407
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible16%
26 Jul 2018
“Shady, unreliable, and horrible”
24 Nov 2016
“Confusing amateurism”
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Guatemalan, South American
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Avenida Norte 6 | Enter via 1st Street, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I can't speak about the hostel itself, but DON'T book shuttles with these guys. We paid 170Q for 2 shuttle seats to the airport leaving at 730AM and they just never showed up. We waited outside from 715AM until 830AM and nobody ever came. Tried...More

Thank Joey C
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Apparently the place is under new management and is looking where to go. Now its drifting in mediocrity. From the street, the add looks ptomising, and name suggests yhfy would know how to run a hostel. There are only dorms. There's a rooftop-bar, which serves...More

Thank GlobetrotterCritic
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

So stoked to have a Parma after 3 months travelling. Portions are massive and delicious, all our friends food looked fantastic and reasonable prices for quality food.

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Great roof top view. Great vibe here. Business hours are incorrect. They are actually open at 7AM everyday! For breakfast and beers. 75Q per night with breakfast. Happy hour is 12-6pm and 10Q beers. We had the Chicken Fajitas and pizza, both were cooked perfectly....More

Thank MadeByVR
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Hostel raised the prices over the holidays. Which would have been fine, except they didn't tell those staying at the hostel, and they almost doubled the price to $25. Which you could still get private rooms for. They gave me a $3 discount per night...More

1  Thank Aaron1811027
Reviewed 19 October 2015

What a great atmosphere. The food has an Australian twist due to it's owner, is reasonably priced and has large portions. I love the local travelling advice and ideas about what to do and where to go. It is a great place to make new...More

1  Thank Rustylucky
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Roo's Hostel and Bar is the perfect combination of small hostel accompanied by the rooftop terrace bar with an amazing view of the surrounding volcanoes. All staff are friendly and very accommodating. They are there to make sure you have a great time while in...More

1  Thank Tyler Y
Reviewed 1 May 2015

My partner and I planned to stop here for one night.. we stayed for a week. Great hostel, chilled atmosphere, very clean, and I mean spotless! awesome staff, delicious food (chicken parmi is a must - so naughty but sooo good!) and cheap drinks. It's...More

1  Thank FloraMacas
Reviewed 23 March 2015

What a bummer! Although the Micheladas were good and a little spicy. The music is good but the place lacks more ambience.

2  Thank Anahi A
Reviewed 1 February 2015

First of all, assuming I have the right place, they are not a restaurant, at least not primarily. They are a hostel, a new one. My friend and I stayed here for a few nights. Here are some pros and cons. Pros: They have an...More

2  Thank Ryan M
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Guatemalan, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 20:30
Monday
07:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Norte 6 | Enter via 1st Street, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
  • Phone Number: +502 7832 5407
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Description
Roo's Hostal was created by a Guatemalan local and an experienced traveller who then teamed up to create a space where visitors can enjoy affordable food, drinks and a home away from home. The hostal has dorm rooms with upto 8 bunk beds each allocated a private locker and guess what!! Hot showers are available YEESSS!! Daily menu (Breakfast, lunch, dinner & snacks served all day). Beautiful rooftop sandy terrace yes I said sand!! The only beach in Antigua!! With a view of three of the famous Volcanos Agua, Acatenango and Fuego. We are also located a short stroll from many of the local landmarks. The market where you can find your souvenirs or fresh fruit and veg, La Merced Church with beautiful street food, the famous Arch or central park. Reception is open from 7.30Am to 9pm if you have any enquiries for tour or shuttle services. After hours we have a security guard from 8pm to 8am.
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