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Ximena's Guest House

Calle San Salvador # 202A | Colonia Centro America, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Ranked #22 of 39 San Salvador B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We stayed at Ximena's for 2 nights in a private room with a private bathroom. Accommodations were relatively expensive in San Salvador according to our research. I think we paid $20 a night and that was the cheapest we could find. The room was fine, but not well taken care of, the bed was comfortable enough. The bathroom was very... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stayed for one night on our way to Honduras. Room was ok size & clean & good comfy bed with a nice clean on suite bathroom. Our room was the nearest to reception but was quiet at night & we did not get disturbed at all. You would not know you were in a capital city from the location it... More 

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Perth, Australia
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145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
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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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

What I loved about Ximena's Guesthouse is that it is a cool backpacker hub. El Salvador is a truly memorable and rewarding country to visit and using Ximenas as a base is what I did. Basically its in a nice neighbourhood just off Boulevard de Los Heroes, close to shops, bars, restaurants, post office, banks and a bus route. It... 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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Berlin
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We started our Central America trip in San Salvador and chose Ximena's for the first night. Lena (who speaks English) was a very helpful and nice! She arranged taxis transfers from the airport for our group. The staff is nice as well! However, we had rooms that really need to be renovated. They were not very expansive and we are... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

As other reviewers have mentioned, the staff are nice. But I'm afraid I can't find many other redeeming features about the hostel. I stayed in a 4-bed dorm for $9.50, but wifi access was an extra $2 and so was the locker. I stayed for 2 nights so this makes it $11.50 per night, and for this no breakfast or... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I stayed in the guest house for 2 nights in May 2014. Upon arrival the receptionist couldn't speak English but she did telephone the manager (Lena) who did speak English. She was most friendly and did provide me with all the useful tourist information I needed. Despite the rest of the guest house appearing a little worn down, my room... More 

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Address: Calle San Salvador # 202A | Colonia Centro America, San Salvador, El Salvador
Location: El Salvador > San Salvador Department > San Salvador
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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