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Hostel el Caminante

1 Av. Norte 9 B | Near the corner of 3 Calle, down the hill from the Cross, Antigua, Guatemala
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Arequipa, Peru
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72 reviews 72 reviews
42 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Loved my stay there. The owners were SUPER, free long-distance calls, great chill-out areas, a superb bar upstairs, great sleeps, and very personalized service. I don't think there's really much else one could ask for except that the hostel be a tiny bit closer to the center of town, but even then, it's not too far.

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Geneseo, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Went to Antigua kinda last minute and a lot of hostels were already booked up but luckily found this little gem. The staff was very very nice and helpul. The hostel was very safe, they even have a security guard during the night and the place is all locked up, great roof top view of the volcano and city, and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

I think the title says it all. I was supposed to stay 4 nights but left on the 2nd. I have been working in the tourism industry for more than 10 years and have been a backpacker for nearly 20, this hostel really reminds me of what backpacker were like 20 years ago.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011 via mobile

The last time that I was in Antigua Guatemala I have the luck to stay a few days in this hostal, and I have to say that the experience was unforgattable. Great view of the city and amazing bartenders. If you are looking for a great time thi is the spot. Hope I see you soon again.

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Antigua, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

This place is great. Awesome view on the terrace and great staff that get you whatever you need anytime. The place is in a good part of town that's close to everything. Rooms are clean and inexpensive. Hot showers and 2 for 1 drinks keep me coming back everytime I'm in Antigua.

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2011

Do not go to this hostel if you would like to get one minute of sleep. There was a band directly below our room until 11pm. Not a problem and it was good music. But for literally the rest of the night drunk people were banging on the doors next to us and standing outside our room talking. At one... More 

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El_Caminante_Antigua, Owner at Hostel el Caminante, responded to this review

As a direct response to your review, and we thank you very much for this review, it will help us in the future to assist our guests. You see, you caught us in a very transitioning moment where we wish to entertain our clients by having musicians who stay with us perform for our clients. Most of our guests have... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2011

El caminate is the best hostel in Antigua, Guatemala. The staff and owners are super nice and so so sweet! The food is sooooo good and cheap for Antigua. Try the solvaki! Melvin and David rock! Its really clean, Jolee does a brilliant job! The beds are compy as they real real spring mattresses if you need extra blankets or... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2011

Great Vibe!! Affordable accommodations. Great food at an affordable price. Comfortable & welcoming. Best rooftop bar (with the best view) in Antigua.

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Address: 1 Av. Norte 9 B | Near the corner of 3 Calle, down the hill from the Cross, Antigua, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Sacatepequez Department > Antigua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
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