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Hostel Yaxha

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff are really friendly and you are in a clean and tidy hostel in the heart of Flores, not that it's very big. We had a fan and air con in our room, so the hot weather did not affect us. Very chilled so not somewhere to go to party

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were meant to stay for 3 nights in the 9 mixed dorm. However, it was so hot we didn't sleep at all and left after one night as there's only 3 small fans. I actually just sat in the shower for 10 minutes to cool off at around 4am. The place as a whole is lovely and the food...

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Thank Olivia N
pwest2014, General Manager at Hostel Yaxha, responded to this review

Hola Olivia, Thank you for letting us know about this. Feedback helps us tackle issues and improve our business. You will be happy to know that as of yesterday our 9 bed-dorm has air conditioning.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really cool one, have good vibes and you can enjoy the comfortable couches over there. the music thow is a bit annoying - elevator music from the eighties. but above all is the friendly staff especialy Liby! she is so profesional and she will help you with anything you need, she is absolutely brilliant!

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Thank Moo M
Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We passed by the place because we arrived at Flores very late and allready had reservations in Tikal. The host, Libby, was very helpful and kind and helped us getting a shuttle at an adequate price even though at that time of day it would otherwise have been very hard even finding someone willing to go to Tikal. Even though...

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pwest2014, General Manager at Hostel Yaxha, responded to this review

Hola EVL1992, Thank you so much for leaving such a wonderful review. I am so glad to hear that Libby was of great assistance in sorting out your transport to Tikal. Be assured her great work will be rewarded. We hope to see you back at Hostel Yaxha soon! Many thanks, Pat

Reviewed 4 February 2017

Hostel Yaxha was great. We loved our stay here. The rooms were spacious and comfortable. The staff were lovely and helpful and the food was exceptionally good! My boyfriend loved the traditional Mayan dishes. I loved the chicken stirfry (always nice to have a heap of veggies while traveling for an extended period). Lastly, the location was great. Couldn't have...

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pwest2014, General Manager at Hostel Yaxha, responded to this review

Hola Holly, Thanks so much for taking the time to write the review. Im so glad to hear that you enjoyed the room and loved the food, especially our famous Mayan meals! We hope to see you again here soon at Hostel Yaxha :) Many thanks, Pat

Reviewed 3 February 2017

The hostel is situated in the heart of Flores on the island. The rooms are clean, the atmosphere is very pleasant and the staff was super helpful with making reservations to Tikal and securely storing our luggage beyond check-out time while we were in Tikal. The food at Yaxha Coffee is excellent - not only according to our own experience,...

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pwest2014, General Manager at Hostel Yaxha, responded to this review

Hola Janos, Thanks so much for taking the time to write this fabulous review. Here at Hostel Yaxha we pride ourselves on cleanliness and good service. We also put a lot of work into providing delicious, quality meals at a very affordable price. We hope to welcome you back again here soon at Hostel Yaxha Many thanks, Pat

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

The hostel is set into a very highly recommended Cafe (Cafe Yaxha) which was featured in my guidebook for Central America. The decoration of the place is pretty special and worth a visit itself. The food there is simply sensational and for a veggie stir fry - my favourite of the trip - it was 45 quetzales which is very...

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Thank Nick B
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Hostel Yaxha. My sister and I stayed here for 3 nights in one of the 4 bed dorms, while visiting the Mayan sites Tikal and Yaxha. The staff were extremely helpful, booking all our tours and our bus and ferry to Caye Caulker. The room was clean and the food in the restaurant was...

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed in yaxha for 4 nights and it was a very good experience. The beds comfortable and lovely hot showers. The Wi-Fi is the best I've seen in central America so far! The food in the cafe is all very tasty and the staff are happy to help. Would defo stay here again!

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Cusco
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Nice place, fast internet and friendly service, But had bed bugs, woke up itchy and my girlfriend woke up with one on crawling on her. Can happen anywhere but is a hard thing to get rid of. And the fact all the rooms are on one floor means that they will need to shut down the hostel to effectively fumigate...

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pwest2014, Owner at Hostel Yaxha, responded to this review

Hola Nate , Sorry to hear about your experience at the hostel. I’d just like to let you know that we checked the room and there didn’t seem to be any sign of beds bugs at all. But to be on the safe side we fumigated and tossed out the mattresses and replaced them with brand new ones. Once again...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of Flores, Guatemala, Hostel Yaxha is the place to relax and meet other travellers while visiting Tikal and other Mayan sites nearby. We provide the option of well-priced, very clean dorms and spacious private rooms. All of our rooms have private bathrooms with hot showers (Flores is a hot place so you can also make them cold), there is an upstairs low key common space, while downstairs in Café Arqueológico Yaxha there is ample seating to unwind after a day of exploring. Have a drink during happy hour and try traditional Mayan dishes from one of the most affordable places to eat in Flores. At Hostel Yaxha we also provide access to our specialty tours of Mayan sites in the area, laundry service and free WiFi. We also offer one-on-one, and two-on-one Spanish lessons through our Spanish school Dos Mundos, with options available for full weeks or crash courses. While staying at Hostel Yaxha, you receive a discounted rate at Dos Mundos. If you are looking for a place to go out in Flores, come and check out the best sunset in town from our rooftop night bar and restaurant SKY BAR, where there is a free shot waiting for all Hostel Yaxha guests. Hostel Yaxha, Café Arqueológico Yaxha and SKY BAR are owned and operated Patrick Westcott and Dieter Richter. Our friendly local staff are looking forward to help create your Mayan experience at one, or all, of our establishments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Yaxha

Address: Calle 15 de septiembre, Flores 17001, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Peten Department > Flores
Price Range: $16 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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