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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Staff is friendly and location is just perfect. Just a 5 minute walk to the Zocalo, Restaurants & Coffee Shops around the corner. Really quiet and safe at night. But you get what you pay for. Showers are more or less outside, so it can get freezing cold, but water is more or less hot. Same goes for the Rooms,...

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El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Pros: - Came during a slower time so it was nice & quiet for the most part (no barking dogs, no loud cars during the night, etc) - the shower in the middle bathroom was nice & hot if you got it at the right water pressure (not too low so the heater stopped working but not too high so...

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Barbados
Reviewed 21 December 2014

This is my second stay at Hostel Don Diego, and I chose it for the location and accessibility for someone with a lot a luggage (downstairs room). It is a short distance from Parque Central and the local city bus service. The hostel is a bit outdated (it is an old hostel) but the prices of the rooms are very...

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1Thank CharlieOh54
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 12 December 2014

This hostal feels more like a homestay than a hostal. Aurora and her family live on site. The four boys are extremely friendly and helpful. The whole family can speak English, even the 2-year old cutie pie. There is a well-equipped kitchen. The living room has a TV. The place is spotless. Promptly at 11 pm every night, all the...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 20 October 2014

I stayed four nights in this hostel, and it is quite a good place to stay : close to the main square, and close to everything, really quiet, a kitchen to cook, a lot of splace, a big book exchange, and most of all, the laday is really kind and helpful for everything. Perhaps a little bit cold during the...

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Pfaffenhofen, Austria
Reviewed 17 October 2014

I stayed a couple days at Hostal don Diego and yes, the rooms downstairs are a little bit dark but you just sleep in there, so what? The rooms are simple but clean so are the bathrooms and the kitchen is well equiped. The hostel is just a few minutes away from the historic center, shops, restaurants. The best about...

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3Thank ClaudiaJank
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 5 June 2014

The hostel itself is nothing special. Rooms are generaly dark and small. People have to leave the door open to the corridor to have some air and feel of openess. There are shared bathrooms in an inner-yard with so-so privacy, but clean with hot water. Big difference are rooms upstairs with a small window (yeah!) - same price as those...

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La Feria, Texas
Reviewed 5 May 2014

I wrote a review about two years ago, when the hostel was part of the Adrenalina Tours empire. As of May 1, they are under new ownership. Coincidentally, I stayed there that night without realizing it at first. The new owners are friendly and eager to serve guests. The following day, I moved next door to a monthly room at...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 January 2014

The location is close to Centro Historico, with ample restaurants and shops. The rooms are basic with shared toilets and showers. There is a communal kitchen, and WiFi signal is strong in rooms. The staff can help with tour and travel arrangements.

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 9 January 2014

The location is nice,room is ok,internet works ok. There is nice kitchen. Shower is not really hot but it's ok. Price is nice for 2people is 130Q one night. It's cheap so you can save money. People work here are not so friendly,but it doesn't matter.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Open since 2002, Hostal Don Diego has set the standard for Bed & Breakfasts in the city of Quetzaltenango (Xela). Our hostel is clean and comfortable, recommended by Lonely Planet, Rough Guide and many tour guides, focusing on Guatemala. Our rates are very cheap and include use of kitchen, Tv cable and Wi-Fi. Clean and pleasant facilities provide our guests experience a unique stay. The hostel also has a tour operator with many options and extensive information on tourist spots in Guatemala.Hostal Don Diego has many services, some are and some are not included in the daily, weekly or monthly rate, please ask for it upon arrival.Don DiegoHostal Don Diego has many services, some are and some are not included in the daily, weekly or monthly rate, please ask for it upon arrival.The weekly rate and monthly include ALWAYS the use of the kitchen, which is fully equipped (refrigerator, stoves, toaster oven, microwave, coffee machine, blender, utensils, etc.) please ask for our rates.Tour operator are within the hotel for advice and to answer all of your questions Adrenalina ToursHot and cold water always and clean showers!Cable television in the living room, for news, a movie, sports, talk show etc….feel welcome!If you have a laptop you can use our wi-fi service.Guest living per month includes cleaning service twice weekly. ... more   less 

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Address: 6 Street, 15-12 Zone 1, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Quetzaltenango Department > Quetzaltenango
Number of rooms: 26
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“Pick rooms closer to the bathrooms. It could be really dark to walk a long way to the toilet.”
 of 5 bubbles fidelisblue, 11 Dec 2014 | Read review
“All rooms would be okay.”
 of 5 bubbles Nadnerb2, 1 Apr 2013 | Read review
“rooms upstairs are the best, although they are further from the bathroom than any other room”
 of 5 bubbles CurriedG, 29 Jul 2012 | Read review
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