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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2014

This was a brilliant first stop in El Salvador. The hostel staff were very friendly and welcoming, it had a lovely inclusive atmosphere. We enjoyed meeting the other guests in the generous courtyard area. The owner, Ana, was incredibly knowledgeable about the area and while the country, and spent a lot of time helping us to plan our trip, including...

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analuisa67, Owner at Joan's Hostel, responded to this review

thank you so much for your comments! We are here to help and to serve! ana

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 9 January 2014

We stayed in this hotel a full eight days from 01/01/2014--09/01/2014, we were very warm and very good service, whenever it encounters a problem, whether it is about travel or their trouble, the hotel manageress will be very enthusiastic, patient and meticulous for us to solve , provides us with a great convenience. Hotel facilities good, large bath is also...

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JoAnshostel, Propietario at Joan's Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much Zhang and Su! it was a pleasure having you!!! It´s too bad I could not say goodbye the last day...but I do hope you have good travels!!! cheers! ana

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 January 2014

I did a lot of research on where to stay in San Salvador before booking my room and choose JoAn's based on location and reviews. I'm happy to say I wasn't disappointed. While many other places to stay are located in inconvenient parts of the city for exploring in the evenings, JoAn's is very close to the Zona Rosa, Multiplaza...

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JoAnshostel, Propietario at Joan's Hostel, responded to this review

Again....it is such a privilege to serve you, to make sure you have a good time here in San Salvador.... when I read this comments just makes me want to continue doing what we are doing it but better!! thank you so much it has been a pleasure to be there for you while you visit us!! hope you continue...

Leon, Nicaragua
Reviewed 18 December 2013

I can't imagine a better place to land in San Salvador. The hostel is like a lovely home, full of comfortable nooks to hide and read a book or you can park yourself on the lovely garden patio. joAn's is clean, comfortable, has an excellent kitchen if you want to cook and is right in the center of a lovely...

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JoAnshostel, Propietario at Joan's Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words!!! We hope we get to see you again and perhpas this time we can finally take a night out to have some beers or do something! thank you again for your review!! ana

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 7 December 2013

Jo An gives you perfect service and clean nice rooms for you to stay. When you enter into the house you feel at home immediately. Jo An also talks perfect English and Spanish so communication is very easy and she is very friendly and kind. Thank you for the all your advice and help.

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JoAnshostel, Propietario at Joan's Hostel, responded to this review

Thomas; We thank you very much for your kind comments! We hope everything goes well with both of you! And that you get to come and visit us!! ana

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Ana is a wonderful, helpful and friendly person who made our first visit to San Salvador a very positive experience. There was a book we wanted to buy (in English), so she rang some bookshops until she found one who had it, then reserved it for us under her name. We also saw her drive another guest to her favourite...

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JoAnshostel, Propietario at Joan's Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you guys for your comments! they really just encourage us to continue doing what we´re loving doing!! It was really a pleasure having you and serve you! ana

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2013 via mobile

We have travelled for 2 months, stayed in lots of hostels and this one is top dollar. Very friendly and helpful staff, with quick laundry. Clean and comfortable rooms and great lounge area. Great for relaxing, not a party hostel, which was great for us. Got great tips of places to eat and visit, Anna is a great hostess. Needed...

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JoAnshostel, Propietario at Joan's Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you Danny and Ian!! it was really nice having you and really we try to make you feel as you are home.....but more spoiled...hahahhaha thanks again! ana

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

The foyer of the hostel is like a cosy living room- so welcoming in a strange city after a long bus ride. Anna and Rico take care of their guests like family. Anna offers fantastic advice on everything from restaurants to bus travel. Safe and clean. Thank you x

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JoAnshostel, Propietario at Joan's Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments! I hope you come back some other time!!! ana

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 24 August 2013

My friend and I spent 2 nights at Joan's Hostel in July. It was a wonderful experience. The hostel is clean, comfortable, and close to lots of transportation and plenty of places to eat. The neighborhood was safe, and the hostel was secure. Highly recommend.

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JoAnshostel, Propietario at Joan's Hostel, responded to this review

Hola Elizabeth! thank you so much for your comments! I can only say I love it that you love our place! Hope you come back pretty soon!! ana

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2013

We spent two nights at this hostel on our arrival to el Salvador and we will definitely return before the end of our trip!! The hostel is very clean with an excellent social area to lounge in. Ana speaks fluent English and was able to help us with everything we needed to know about the area including how to plan...

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JoAnshostel, Propietario at Joan's Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much Allison and Calum! I enoyed myself helping others...getting the best possible once here. I hope youre having a good time in el tunco and i´m looking forward for you to be back in san salvador! thanks again for your kind comments! ana

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Address: Calle del Mediterraneo 12 | Colonia Jardines de Guadalupe, San Salvador, El Salvador
Region: El Salvador > San Salvador Department > San Salvador
Price Range: $19 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“private rooms as well as 4 bed dorms quiet and with fan”
ggravino, 2 Oct 2015 | Read review
“dormitory has only 4 beds..one has its own bathroom.. there are lockers”
684mariec, 11 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the south side are quieter”
xuelanz, 8 Jan 2014 | Read review
“The dorm with the ensuite bathroom faces the street, so it's not as quiet as the other rooms.”
smartcooki, 3 Jan 2014 | Read review
“I had room 4 and it was comfy and quiet!”
International_Mel, 17 Dec 2013 | Read review
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