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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most important thing to note is that this hostel has quite a lot of pet cats in the outdoor common area and 2 large rabbits. If you have allergies you should be okay in the room as the cats dont go in there. The cats were the highlight of this hostel for me because I LOVE cats! The rooms were...

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KerryCruz, Owner at A Place to Stay Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks Jess for the review and for loving our cats!! We know it can sometimes be tricky when sharing bathrooms so we are putting in another bathroom upstairs to help with availability, it should be done by June, we apologize for any inconvenience. Safe Travels ahead.

Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

aving traveled all over the world, often by myself, this is by far one of the best hostels I have ever stayed at. The people are wonderful, especially the owners Raul & Kerry. They are warm, welcoming, and an incredible resource for any of your needs in Antigua and Guatemala! They are a 5-10 min walk from the main square...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the best time at a place to stay, nice clean rooms with great kitchen facilities and hang out area. Raul the owner could not have been more helpful, from giving us tips about Antigua, to booking our tours and shuttles while making sure getting us the best price. Really nice vibes and located close to the market and...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Friendliest people all around! Felt like home and I love all the cats including a bunny. Any information and recommendations were given upon request with a smile. I felt very safe staying there for an extended period. I recommend this place to all backpackers and free spirit travelers. I love this place to stay!

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Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this hostel for more than a week and we loved it. The location is perfect (close to the bus terminal, next to the market, 2min walk to the supermarket and 5min walk to the central plaza), the owners Kerry and Raul are amazing! They can help you with everything. Book your tours and transfers in the hostel,...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay with Kerrie, Raul, Fernando & Antonia so much! They are so warm and friendly, we felt so welcomed. The rooms and facilities are kept immaculate and the vibe of the place is cheerful and chilled out. The breakfasts are also great (especially Antonia's eggs and bread!). Everyone is so helpful with any and every question. For...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This place is brilliant and ticks all the boxes! The staff are all absolutely lovely, very helpful and incredibly welcoming. They went out of their way everyday to make sure that we were happy ...from making us a lovely breakfast and amazing coffee every morning, to booking our transfers and a trip to the volcano. Raul even let us leave...

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Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

A great hostel that is social but peaceful with a great communal breakfast that changes most days. The owners Raul and Kerry are very helpful along with Fernando and Antonia. They let us keep our room for no charge when we did the overnight actenango trek (as it was unbooked) and were flexible when we changed our length of stay....

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We loved staying at Kerry and Raul's "place to stay" so much we came back for a second visit! We were so impressed with our first visit that, when travel plans meant we were headed back to Antigua, there was no other choice in our minds. They have a great kitchen, with a good supply of pots and pans and...

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed with Raul & Kerry at their crazy cat and bunny filled hostel on 3 occasions during my stay in Guatemala. Finding good hotels is easy when traveling but finding people who treat you like a member of their family is rare. They went out of their way to make me feel welcome and helped me arrange shuttles, volcano...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small family owned and run hostel with an excellent reputation in the local community for over 15 years. We have the best value in town offering single, double, and triple private rooms with shared bathrooms and two dormitories for solo and/or budget conscious travelers. Some of our perks include: hot water showers, well equipped kitchen, free hot breakfast and coffee, free WiFi, towel use, baggage storage, shuttle bookings, discounted tour arrangements, laundry services, bicycle parking, terrace view, safe available, barbecue grill, filtered drinking water, open air lounge for socializing and dining area. Our home has a relaxed vibe and a welcoming atmosphere for all. Our guests enjoy meeting new friends, playing with our cats, bunny rabbit, and turtle, cooking in our small but efficient kitchen, and creating spontaneous jam sessions in our cozy lounge area. We pride ourselves on having a clean, safe, fun, and community oriented place to stay. We enforce the city of Antigua's curfew of 12:00am (midnight) and lock our front door with no re-entry after this time (no refunds) so make sure you are back by then! Come join us for a night, a week or a month and find more than a place to stay...find your home away from home. Please note: Cancellation Policy: 2 days before the arrival Check In: 13:00 (early check in upon request& availability) Check Out: 11.00 (middle of the night departures require 24 hour advanced notice) Payment due upon arrival, CASH only! Sorry we can no longer accept USD, only local currency. Breakfast and coffee is included, served exclusively between 9.00 – 10.00 am Taxes are included. Directions: Head to the large Artesania market. There is a restaurant Pollo Campero on the corner near, which is near the Artesania market. If you are facing Pollo Campero, walk for 50 meters down the road that is to the left of Pollo Campero. Then take the first road on the left where you will see a black door with the number 42 written on it. You have found A Place To Stay. Alternatively take a Tuc Tuc (a little three wheeled car) or regular Taxi to to A Place To Stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Place to Stay Hostel

Address: 5ta. Calle Poniente | Callejon Landivar # 42, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Sacatepequez Department > Antigua
Price Range: $21 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“We stayed in double/triple rooms, one upstairs and one down and both were great”
 of 5 bubbles rachandphil15, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you're with a group, I recommend getting a private room, as the price difference with the dorms is minimal.”
 of 5 bubbles nicolask77, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“First floor is better I think in general in Antigua due to ground floor being humid.”
 of 5 bubbles 28rajal, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Any room is a good room”
 of 5 bubbles donnellharris, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
“good luck, not my first choice”
 of 5 bubbles devildog0800, 2 Jun 2015 | Read review
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