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Base Camp Hostel

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7th Calle Pointe #17, Antigua, Guatemala
Base Camp Hostel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This hostel is really nice! It has a lot of things you can do (pingpong, hammocs) and has several toilets and showers with warm water! We shared a dorm with two people, really nice. The breakfast is good. And the price is good! The Staff is also very nice And helpful.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Very chilled layed back hostel awesomely run by german biggi! That alone says it all for me that the manager is german means great organization is to be expected. I stayed for almost a week after my vulcano adventure and enjoyed the free netflix account in the chill lounge very much. Also volunteers Jane and Cody made my time soo... More 

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Kristiansand, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great quiet place in Antigua. The staff were all really nice, even bringing you extra blankets on colder nights. There is good wifi, a terrace, a tv room and a ping pong table. Breakfast is included, and you get your own key for the front door and your room. Come and go as you wish, but be respectful of other... More 

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Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Stayed here for about 2 weeks off and on, absolutely loved it. Its a great blend of activities, friendly faces, and fun. The also have cold beers :P pretty nice after a long hike or bike. I also got some great tips on where to eat and go out dancing with friends. The rooms were clean, the breakfast was simple... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I stayed here for one night before my planned overnight hike, which unfortunetly I had to cancel due to illness and injury (very annoying). I did get most of money back apart from my deposit which I thought was very fair, so happy with that. I was given the choice to use the deposit for another hike aswell which i... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The ‘Basecamp’ Hostel that is part of OX is a very adventure oriented place with people who have been on insane trips that are constantly coming and going. While it is relatively quiet and a tame place, there still is an energetic vibe that makes it fun to be there. I strongly agree with their no visitor policy because it... More 

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Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

the staff really made the difference else this would be just an average hostel. the showers were good i didnt experience delays in going to the shower because there were toomany people. the showers were nice and hot but not state of the art :) i hated the beds. they were of memory foam and after the first night i... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I stayed here for a few days- my introduction to both Antigua and Guatemala. I loved it, amazing staff that made you feel so welcome. Breakfast filled me up till dinner. The terrace was a great place to hang out with a beer and talk to people and guides after they had climbed one of the surrounding volcanos. It isnt... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

One of my favourite places I've ever stayed in, and perfect when doing the tours. There are a lot of partying style hostels around but base camp has a more chilled atmosphere. Having been around Antigua a lot, there's endless places to go out and enjoy and then come back to a nice comfortable place. The basics are all covered... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Have been at Base Camp hostel for four nights. Such a great place. I choose this hostel as I was doing the overnight Acetanago Valcano tour with OX Excursions. Base Camp is far from a Hilton. It is what it is. A cool quiet place to relax. The beds were comfortable. It was clean. The staff were nice and informative.... More 

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