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Base Camp Hostel

7th Calle Pointe #17, Antigua, Guatemala
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Ranked #24 of 60 Specialty lodging in Antigua
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When traveling around Central America, it’s easy to get used to sub-par facilities, non-existent customer service, and pretty much everything else at a bare minimum. So when I checked into Base Camp I was expecting nothing more than adequacy. However, I could not have been more impressed and happy with my stay at Base Camp. After being greeted (with a... More

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Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

If you want a great laid-back hostel in Antigua, you should probably stay here. The staff members were great and always there if I had any questions. The beds were ridiculously comfy with memory foam mattresses and small dorm rooms of only 4 beds are awesome because you're not constantly being woken up by others coming and going.There are big... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Great little hostel! If you travel like my friend and I do, you end up having a million mini requests for the hostel staff (ex. can we pay via paypall, can you book this for us, can you call them, can you stand on your head for 5 minutes). The staff was really what made the difference for us. Not... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I left my travelling companion alone for five minutes and he managed to get us expelled from this excellent hostel. He had already annoyed the Israeli manager of the Hotel Zoola who told him to find somewhere else. I thought we were fortunate to get beds at the place next door: pleasant helpful staff, quiet, good facilities, nice spacious dorm,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Perfectly clean rooms, memory foam mattresses, fast wifi and netflix. Just like home with a variety of extreme activities organised right from the lobby. I highly recommend it. Opposite to a party hostel and the perfect place for down time after big bus rides or days full of activities. It also opposite a delish cheap dinner option!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Really great place to stay, clean dorms and amazing memory foam mattresses. There were plenty of places to hang out and chill in the hostel and the terrace area was lovely for some sunshine. Staff were friendly, a couple more toilets would have been amazing but would stay here again for sure!

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91 reviews 91 reviews
36 hotel reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

There are only two toilets and since they also are also showers, it was IMPOSSIBLE to get in there in the morning. All the guys were peeing in water bottles because of the insanely long waits in the morning. Other than that, this place is really not very clean. I really wanted to like it here because the staff were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014 via mobile

We arrived at OX pretty late our first night in Antigua and were greeted by the wonderful Jude and Scott and of course a traditional ox lollipop. They were so inviting, warm, and hospitable I can't imagine staying anywhere else in Antigua. Jude was so sweet and able to answer all of our questions, and point us in the right... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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15 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

I've been through 22 countries and I primarily stay in hostels. This is one of my favorite places. First off, the address listed is the old address. The hostel has moved over to Septima Calle, between 5th and 6th Avenidas. They moved over in July and has been under heavy construction for a couple of months but it is nearly... More

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Munich, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

I booked a trip with OX.Expeditions and stayed for one week waiting for the 'expedition'. However, the trip was completely different to the description. Hence, I could have made a similar trekking every day with another company for a much lower price. After the whole group complained, we were promised to be contacted by the owner... Never heared anything from... More

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Address: 7th Calle Pointe #17, Antigua, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Sacatepequez Department > Antigua
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