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Ximena's Guest House

Calle San Salvador # 202A | Colonia Centro America, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Ximena's Guest House
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Ranked #22 of 40 San Salvador B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Winnipeg, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We stayed at Ximena's for two nights, mainly just to break up the travel from Guatemala to Nicaragua. The location is nice as it is in a safe area, which is probably its largest benefit. We stayed in the private room with private bath, which was a nice size, and it was a surprise that they had hot water. However... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stayed for two nights, in a private double room. The hotel was located just off Boulevard los Heroes, and in a safe residential neighbourhood. It was very convenient for buses and the large mall. The owner, Lena, was also very helpful with information on places to see, transport, etc. The rooms were overall adequate and relatively clean, but the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Sure, prices are listed, along with the amenities, but this place comes with petty and quite ridiculous charges on the backend of your reservation. They charge $5 for use of a locker in one of the world's most dangerous cities. Hostels offer this to give their patrons peace of mind during their stay in communal settings. There is no functioning... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Nice guesthouse in a good safe location close to the bus station. We were upgraded to a better room, but there were issues with the bathroom flooding from the rain. There were also long black hairs on the 'fresh' towels. The shuttle we organised through the guesthouse was good once we got in it, we were told to wait from... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

we were coming from Suchitoto and next morning we were leaving to NIcaragua, so we just wanted a place to take a shower, find some dinner, some sleep and get some info about the shuttle to Nicaragua. We spent half an hour to find it, following their webpage instructions and we are fluent in Spanish. The host we met had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Stayed here for only one night while I was passing through El Salvador. The place is a little difficult to find so make sure you have a good map/directions. The staff tried their best to help me although we did have some trouble communicating due to language barriers. The staff eventually called up Lena who helped me talk to them... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and was our first hostel in San Salvador. The manager Lena was amazing right from the start. She contacted our taxi driver we took from the airport and talked to us directly before arriving at the hostel just to make sure everything was going alright. She also offered any assistance or any additional information... More 

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