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Hostal Cumbres del Volcan

85 Avenida Norte #637 | Colonia Escalon, San Salvador 1068, El Salvador
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room was very nice. Large with comfortable bed, cable TV, plenty of storage space, warm homie decore, great location! But the best part of our stay was the way Malcolm and Walter treated us. Went out of their way to make sure we were comfortable. Walter gave us a 4:00 wake-up with a smile. Very helpful with directions ANYWHERE.... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For my first time in el Sal, this hostel was great. I felt safe, it was clean and the atmosphere was amazing. They have tons of bathrooms to use, they have a washer/dryer that either you can use or Sara will do it for you(fee either way) but I like to do my own wash. Beds were good, ac or... More 

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The Netherlands
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best hostels in San Salvador! Safe neighborhood & home atmosphere! Late in the evening you can walk safely to the restaurant or the bar. Staff is helpful and speaks good in English. Walter is ready to help at any time! Hot water in the showers, fully equipped kitchen.... there is everything what need tired backpacker!

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Leon, Nicaragua
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I really liked this place-stayed here twice. Clean large dorm rooms, plenty of fans in room. Hot water with rain shower heads. The staff was shy but very friendly. The owner wasn't around when I stayed but he sent me a detailed email answering all my questions before I arrived. Only down side is that its in a kind of... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
33 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

overall we had a good stay at this place. There was AC in our room and hot showers. There was also a communal kitchen for guests. The place was quite full with a wide variety of guests which was nice. We took a taxi to the centre but are glad we didn't stay in the centre. We got good service... More 

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Managua, Nicaragua
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We enjoyed our stayed in this hostal. Staff was really helpful, specially Sarita. She is always there for you. Very nice hostal. Loved the fact that is in downton, so you can move around easily. We will definitely recommend this hostal to anybody! We will stay there again whenever

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HostalCumbresDelVolc, Owner at Hostal Cumbres del Volcan, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us, and thank you for your very kind comments. I have passed them on to Walter and his cousin Sara who do such a wonderful job managing the Hostal Cumbres del Volcan when we are away. We read all our reviews and try to learn something from all of them. Hope to... More 

Portland, Oregon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I had a bad experience in San Salvador - (I strongly advise walking in groups, in known areas and or taxing taxi's) - but despite that I thoroughly enjoyed my stay in San Salvador thanks in large part to the helpful and kind staff at this hostel. It is a great value for money, quiet, has all the amenities, clean,... More 

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HostalCumbresDelVolc, Owner at Hostal Cumbres del Volcan, responded to this review

We are very sorry your problem. I have a guide that is available to guests that reviews safety concerns and practices to stay safe. Our Facebook page and the web site Backpackista.com also have some excellent pointers on safety in Latin America. Although I believe San Salvador is not as dangerous as its reputation, still it is a big city... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

We arrived in the middle of the night and was taken well care of by the staff. We slept one night in dorm and one in private - both good, but the private was a bit small. Nice with all the dvds to watch, all in all a good place to stay.

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HostalCumbresDelVolc, Owner at Hostal Cumbres del Volcan, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We always learn something for all our reviews. We have larger private rooms, but unfortunately they are more expensive. Privates range from $20.00 (the tiny room with shared bath that you stayed in) to $45.00 for an air conditioned room with private bath and 2 queen size beds-- and including breakfast.... More 

Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My friend and I had never been to San Salvador before so we found this hostel on Bookings.com It had great reviews so we caught a bus from Santa Tecla and arrived about 11am. A sweet lady named Sara, who speaks English, was there to open the front gate for us. Malcom got us checked in showed us to our... More 

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HostalCumbresDelVolc, Owner at Hostal Cumbres del Volcan, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you kind review. I have passed it on to Walter and his cousin Sara who both also thank you. We really enjoyed having you as a guest and hope you come back soon. More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We found this hostel on TripAdvisor. Its nice,clean and quit. Flying into San Salvador you dont really have much options close to the airport. Its about a 20 buck cab ride to the hostel. The staff is great and the owner is very helpful. He gave us great advice and told us bus routes we would need for our trip.... More 

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HostalCumbresDelVolc, Owner at Hostal Cumbres del Volcan, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us, and thank you for your kind remarks. I have passed them on to Walter and Sara who really do all the work. We all hope you enjoyed your time in El Salvador, and wish you had had more time to spend with us. El Salvador has a lot to... More 

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