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Colonial Hotel

7 Av. 14-19 | Zona 1, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Colonial Hotel

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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Old school charm in the heart of Guatemala City. Comfortable & large rooms. Security door to street front. Free water, coffee & tea. Breakfast is not included but there is a cafe on site. The showers are freezing, otherwise ok for couples or groups. Also has good wifi. The last night was rather noisy with the hotel lending it's rooms... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

just staying one night but just want to get out of it motel feel got welcomed by a grumpy receptionist rooms old ,small and uninspiring really not a good pick this hotel is ranked 40 out of 47 - just discovered it now - there was a reason

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I stayed in this hotel in august 2014. the hotel is situated in a beautiful colonial building. it's in the center of the town. they have wifi (but not in the rooms). cost me us 20 for a big single room. I recommend.

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Arcata, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

I would only stay here one night, on the way to somewhere else. The hotel is in a beautiful old building, but could do with a renovation. The location is not so good ( everyone will tell you to be careful if thieves) but there is a police headquarters around the corner and an armed guard at the pharmacy next... More 

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Redding, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The hotel is old and shabby. The bed spreads needed replacing years ago. linens to thin. Blankets old. Feng shway uncomfortable. too much clutter and poor placement of furnishings. Bathroom clean, no pressure in sink took for ever for toilet basin to fill, good shower. Front desk was very helpfull with directions, calling for taxi's etc. I would not stay... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

I struggled with this review, because we saw 2 other hotels around the area, and this one was the best one...it was late at night, and we weren't interested in walking around anymore. So it's better than what we saw.... but it's definitely not better than what is in Antigua. I wouldn't call this place expensive by any means, but... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

This place probably had its heyday a few decades back. Today, it is dark, a bit run-down, and like a haunted mansion at night. The workers were very attentive and had good service, but the facilities... there are water and coffee pitchers out in the halls, so that was nice. There are 3 types of rooms (shower & TV, shower... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2011

I spent one night here. Although the building had a quaint charm, my room was oppressively dark and lacked hot water. The service seemed virtually nonexistent. It did include access to a single older computer with Internet. I arrived on a Sunday and took the Trans-Metro to the older part of the city and from there, I went by foot... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2009

Guatemala City downtown has many interesting places but if you read most travel guides you might become afraid and think there is nothing here. I am not discounting the crime problems and if you decide to stay here, I do suggest that you don't walk around after dark. The front desk will call a taxi driver they know. The hotel... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2007

My father and I stayed at the Hotel Colonial for 5 nights back in July of 2006. The room was clean, the beds were comfortable, and the staff is friendly. The location is very central, right in the heart of Zona 1, close to restaurants and the Mercado Central. The hotel also has parking. My only complaint would be that... More 

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