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Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

The staff was very friendly and helpful, and the hostel was quiet just like we wanted. The view from the roof is unbeatable. However, there was no hot water in the showers and the beds were uncomfortable. Not anything a seasoned backpacker can't handle, though.

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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed our time in this hostel. In relation to a previous review, sure the walls are thin and unfortunately if people talk right outside your door you will hear it...but its a hostel, its kind of normal! Thought the price was excellent for a private room. Loved the bathrooms, very clean and showers had hot water. Roof top terrace...

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Thank Kate C
Antigua, Guatemala
Reviewed 9 December 2015

i wouldnt ever go here again. beds were awful (all sunken in the middle and the sheets smelled mouldy), showers were terrible with no water pressure, the towell provided was like a piece of spiky cardboard but by far the worst thing was the noise, i dont know how anyone thinks its quiet here! the walls are extremely thin, you...

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Thank krisweston
Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 6 December 2015

If you want to get away from Antigua party hostels, come here. Has a relaxed vibe with a rooftop with hammocks and picnic tables to chill at with 360 degree views of the city and surrounding volcanoes. WIFI was kinda unreliable but the rooms and toilets/showers were clean and tidy. The rooftop bar only opens on Fridays but go next-door...

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Reviewed 29 September 2015

If you are not looking for a party hostel, this is a place to stay. I got a recommendation from my friend and I couldn't ask for more. This hostel is spacious, quiet and clean. There is a roof-top terrace with hammocks and volcano views where I used to eat my breakfast. There is a kitchen to use. Friendly staff,...

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Whakatane, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed here 3 separate times.arriving unannounced one night about 8.30pm.no problem at all.Brogan was always friendly and accommodating. The hostel is several blocks from the centre but who cares when you are in Antigua! We got a dorm room which had lockers...very tidy and clean as were the showers and toilets. Kitchen well equipped with free drinking water,coffee and tea.no...

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Thank Janet R
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 28 August 2015

When I stayed here, the hostel was almost dead. There were hardly anyone in the hostel. So the socializing really lacked even with the big terrace and a nice hangout place. This hostel is slightly far from the Center. I glad I get to stash my backpack in the hostel early morning of my arrival. But the lady working in...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed it here, one of my favorite hostels. It's a bit out of the way from the center but I didn't mind. Everything's clean, workers are really nice and helpful. There's good wifi, free water and coffee, lots of movies, and a communal kitchen. Security is good, keys to to the room, the hostel, and the gate to the...

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Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Nice hostel with a rooftop bar that has an amazing view. The bar isn't always open, but you can bring your own drinks when it's closed and still enjoy the view. They offer free coffee, tea and purified water and Danielle is really friendly and helpful!

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Reviewed 17 July 2015

The private room was good. Not the most comfortable of beds, but given it is a hostel, it was to be expected. The room was clean, and the host was very nice and friendly. The shared bathroom was ok, and worked for showering and using the restroom. I loved the roof-top view and the hammocks. The location is very close...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer both private rooms (singles, doubles, triples) as well as a shared room 'dorm' with 8 beds. All rooms are with shared bathroom. We aim to offer low-priced accommodation for the budget conscience traveler. This means we do not offer any luxuries but always try to have friendly staff, give the best possible service and a clean place to stay. We do have a big rooftop terrace with amazing views of Antigua. And additionally free wifi, reasonably warm showers, free coffee/tea, TV room with DVDs and a kitchen you can use to make your own meals. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Esthela

Address: Avenida Sur #48 - Interior A-3 2a, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Sacatepequez Department > Antigua
Price Range: $19 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“ask to test the beds”
 of 5 bubbles andreagK3600OV, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Private room 2 seems to be the biggest one and is right next to the shower”
 of 5 bubbles GertL_12, 26 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We had room 8 (upstairs) most of the time and preferred this to the room we tried downstairs - its more comfortable and has 2 bathrooms next door”
 of 5 bubbles Geranibub, 15 Nov 2013 | Read review
“A room on the first floor has better internet connectivity.”
 of 5 bubbles ameliac912, 11 Nov 2013 | Read review
“It's better upstairs to avoid the entrance door.”
 of 5 bubbles FrankvanOdiel, 13 Aug 2013 | Read review
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