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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights in total and I really recommend the place. The dorm room was great and it was a lovely bonus of having the roof terrace. It was nice to be able to use a kitchen here as eating out constantly can get pricey. Staff were very pleasant and always went out of their way to...

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Guatemala Department, Guatemala
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Villa Esthela is a great stay in Antigua for a fraction of the price you find other places. It's a short walk from central, but it's great because you avoid street noise. The hostel has a a nice rooftop terrace with hammocks and great views of the volcano and a bar that sells drinks until 10 or 1030. There is...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Villa Esthela is that little gem of a hostel that you hope to find. The rooms are spacious and clean, the bathrooms have hot water and there's a great kitchen to cook up a feast from all the cheap, fresh produce available in Antigua. The staff were warm and friendly and helped us book a great trip up Pacaya volcano....

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Thank KellyLovick
London
Reviewed 28 April 2015

This was one of our favourite hostels throughout our whole trip. It's well located and is a short walk to the centre. Everyone told us the supermarket was far away, but it's only about a 20 minute walk (fine for us). There was a shared kitchen that was very well-equipped. Each room was given a basket in the kitchen to...

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Thank Zoe S
Reviewed 18 March 2015

This place became somewhat of a second home, as I found myself back there throughout my whole trip in Guatemala. I liked that it was a little farther away from the "city center" than other hostels. It was quiet, but still had a lively atmosphere, depending on the crowd that was staying there. Sometimes we'd have small parties on the...

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1Thank TheAlaskaLady
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

A good stay in this nice, quiet hostel. The rooftop terrace has a great view. All the staff were friendly and helpful. The Harry Potter bathroom was amusing. WiFi was very good in the common area. 200 characters required.

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Thank Revmike4
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Reviewed 10 February 2015

I called up the hotel in order to make a booking for the following night, for 2 nights. I called up in the evening, at about 6-7pm. I was going to be travelling the entire following day until I reached the hotel. The hotel person I spoke with booked me a private room for 2 nights. So far so good....

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daniellek74, Owner at Villa Esthela, responded to this review

First of all, yes, I did make a mistake. When I received the phone call I was not actually at the hostel and thought we had a room free. When I realized my error I immediately let him know. I learned from my mistake and I will not take any more reservations on the phone unless I am 100% sure...

Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2015

I've stayed there a few times after several visits to Antigua. The people that work there are courteous and helpful. It's a good price and you don't have to bargain anything with them which I like because I'm bad at negotiating prices.

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Bentonville, Arkansas
Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

Positives were : clean, wifi, close to bakery , hot water in shower, helpful front desk, kitchen and hammocks on balcony. negatives: not extremely close to park, have to pay for water, no "cute" factor that some hostels have. We paid 150 quetzals for a double room

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Stayed 2 nights here. Felt like we were the only people at the villa, which was nice. Booked a dorm and had it for ourselves. Very quiet place, there is a bar but I never saw it open. Kitchen has everything you need and cheap water refills. Rooftop has hammocks but I rained the whole time we were there. Hot...

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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, 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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