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Canton Xetagual, Antigua, Guatemala
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Casa Shalom
Ranked #25 of 64 Specialty lodging in Antigua
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane
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58 reviews 58 reviews
50 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I ended up staying here because Yellow House and Internacional Mochilero, both of which were recommended to me by other backpackers, were full. Staff were nice though sometimes I had some slight difficulties communicating with english. The rooms and bathrooms were clean, though the bathrooms were a little shabby. The bathrooms had instant water heaters which did the job, though... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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38 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

We came to this hostel as Internacional Mochilero across the road was full, and so glad we found such a good deal. We had a private bedroom, number 2, with shared bathroom at a lot less than some of the other hostels charge. Rates include a good breakfast of pancakes or eggs too, which is a bonus, or you can... More

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Stayed here traveling through Antigua and it quickly became one of our favorite places to stay in Guatemala. We found this place on the recommendation of fellow cheap as can be budget travelers in Lanquin. The first time we stayed at Casa Shalom, we stayed in a private double, which was right next to the shared bathrooms (not ideal), but... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

You wouldn't think much of this place in Antigua, but it was our last resort while walking around looking for a private room. Their rooms are extremely cheap, clean and nicely situated close to the market, ruins and not too far from the main square. The upper communal kitchen is nice and they offer free breakfast in the mornings. Unfortunately... More

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Granada, Spain
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We stayed in this hotel in a doble with private bathroom for 150q. It is a good room, with a window, clean and breakfast was included. WiFi doesn't reach the top rooms,but there is a computer with internet in the reception.you can use the kitchen too. The people working there are very nice too. The rooms downstairs are a bit... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The nicest people in Antigua, offering the best valued hostel. Q50 for dorm per person including breakfast. There isn't a cheaper nicer place in town! Also the place is very quiet and very easy to sleep at. Highly recommended!

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London, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

We arrived very early in the morning with no hostel reservation and the staff were very friendly and helpful. After originally quoting way over the odds we eventually paid less than rack rate for a double with private ensuite. It's a basic hostel with a travel agency in the reception area and a computer for guest use. Our room was... More

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Lake Wales, FL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

We stayed across the street at Mochilero's, and then moved into this hostel for a few nights. Simple room, no AC, bathrooms were clean but not much to it. Cheap and good location, so function for a short stay.

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Montreal, Canada
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27 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Not really impressed with the place.. Some of the staff are nice, others aren't whatsoever. Not much to it really, room is average and bathroom too. There were no other travellers around while we were there so we cant really say about the vibe. It was cheaper that other hostels around but no breaky.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012 via mobile

Prices seem to vary with seasons. We payed 120 for a private bathroom, no breakfast. Kitchen is very basic, but other than that we had a good time there. A little far from the center, about a 10 minute walk. Closer to the market really.

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Address: Canton Xetagual, Antigua, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Sacatepequez Department > Antigua

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