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Pasaje Maracaibo,casa 1-B | Urbanizacion Venezuela, San Salvador 503, El Salvador
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Ranked #3 of 39 San Salvador B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very safe hostel in a city where you have to be careful. The hostel organised a taxi ride from the airport in an unmarked taxi for $30. The hostel itself is clean and quiet. The first breakfast was a bit small but to be fair we did wake up late. Eduardo does not speak English but is... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We arrived to San Salvador at 10 p.m. and were picked up by the taxi arranged by the owner Eduardo. The territory around the hostel is secured by armed guards, so it is a safe place to be. I would not call it hostel, it is more like a guesthouse. We got a big room in the house, where Eduardo... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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24 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Loved this place!! Stayed for 3 nights an absolutely loved it. The rooms are spacious and bright. There is plenty of hot water. It's really closed to terminal oriente and while it is a bit of a ways from the city centre it is possible to walk there in under an hour. The breakfasts are fantastic!!

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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stay there just one night, but it was nice expierence. The owner do not speak english but his wife does a little..... It was very difficult to find it, even for a local taxi drives. The place is safe and clean. The bathrooms are outside the rooms but its not a problem. You can buy some drinks for good... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stayed just one night before going to Nicaragua. The place is ok, but it was difficult to find it, even for a taxi driver. The owners are lovely and helpfull. The rooms are simple but ok. The restrooms are outside the bedrooms but very close to the rooms.

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Toronto
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Hostal Dona Marta is run by a very friendly man and his wife. It has large clean rooms, and the owners are very helpful in giving advice on what to see and do, giving maps, etc. It is fairly close to the historic centre of San Salvador. The food at this hostal is really good, although it does take them... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I found this hotel through Trip Advisor, and it was on of the BEST ideas to stay there. Rooms are big and confortable, and also have good prices. Eduardo and Kricia, the owners, are EXCELLENT persons; also all their family!. They really made us fell like if we were at home. They helped us with everything: talking us to the... More 

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Port Douglas
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22 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We ended up staying here for almost a week. The breakfasts are awesome, the room was big, cool and airy, even without AC, and the shower was warm. It's a nice place, secure and safe, with a local family. We just hung out here a lot, the kids did some school work, played with the owner's kids and dogs and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Nothing bad could be said about this hostal; the friendliness, attentiveness, helpfulness and delicious free breakfast make up for any shortcomings. Just some things need to be addressed before they start generating bad reviews. Stay here if you want to feel like you`re with family or old friends because that`s what this hostal is all about. Party hardy, stay out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

My dad stayed here for two months, and Eduardo and Kricia took such good care of him! They allowed him to Skype home, made sure he had plenty to eat, and even showed concern when he was sick! His room was simple, but clean and cool. Highly recommend them!

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Address: Pasaje Maracaibo,casa 1-B | Urbanizacion Venezuela, San Salvador 503, El Salvador
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Location: El Salvador > San Salvador Department > San Salvador
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Number of rooms: 4
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