We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 64 Antigua accommodations

Villa Esthela

2a Avenida Sur #48 - Interior A-3, Antigua, Guatemala
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Villa Esthela to your Saves list
Villa Esthela
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
87%
Ranked #19 of 64 Specialty Lodging in Antigua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014
Shireen M
Write a Review

57 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    26
    22
    7
    2
    0
See reviews for
1
21
16
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (5)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
24 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

This hostel has potential to be an average place to stay for backpackers, but instead it is just filthy and loud. I heard so much street noise at night, slamming of doors, the bathroom on the first floor is indescribable. I think if there was money spent on a cleaning lady that would solve many problems. There are soaked towels... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I stayed in the 6 bed dorm, beds were a little squeaky as they have plastic covers on the mattresses but ok. Lovely rooftop hangout area, decent kitchen, small movie and calm atmosphere, overall would recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Villa Esthela is a simple, cheap hostel located in the south of Antigua, 10 minutes walking from the main square. The double rooms are big, there is also a kitchen, a TV room and a nice terrace bar. The girl at the reception is very helpful and she can book a lot of tours and sguttles for you

Was this review helpful? Yes
Huntington Beach, California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
30 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Villa Esthela is situated a little far out from the square, but also in a little quiet neighborhood, a little sketchy at night from my perception. The guard the night we arrived was kind enough to upgrade us from a dormitory to a private after a 17 hour bus journey to Antigua. The place itself is clean and quiet, and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lansing, Michigan
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We have stayed here several times, all good. Daniella and Juan make a great team, and their staff is so friendly and helpful. We met many interesting fellow travelers sharing snacks and stories on the rooftop terrace that looks out over the city, volcanos in the background. The communal kitchen is well equipped. The communal tv room comes with many... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The owner is absolutely great- super helpful and friendly. The place is pretty nice. There's a nice rooftop bar with hammocks. Free coffee and use of the kitchen. It may be hard find for a taxi driver from guatemala city, but the location is good, pretty easy to walk anywhere since antiuga is so small

Was this review helpful? Yes
Blue Hill, Maine
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This hostel has a medium sized, fairly well equipped kitchen. Offers free instant coffee and tea at all times. Rooftop terrace with hammocks and a place to wash your clothes if needed is beautiful. Amazing view of Agua and Fuego. The owner is quite nice and helpful. Tv room has lots of DVDs, wifi is fast, showers are actually hot.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Victoria, Canada
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

A pleasant place to stay. Nothing to exciting, but solid. The rooms were clean and a good size. The roof top with hammocks was an excellent place to hangout. The customer service was good - happy to provide advice on where find things and what to do. No problems with the location, it was a short walk to anything.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vilnius, Lithuania
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Quiet good hostel. The best thing about it is roof terrace and the view is just stunning. Hostel is close to the central park. Rooms are a bit dark and smelly, but we were not choosy, so it was ok. In general good value for money.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I stayed at Villa Esthela for 4 nights with my partner. We had a private double room that worked perfectly for us. There was a locked armoire for clothes, etc, a writing desk, 2 beds!, and the hostel offered a selection of books to read on downtime, a rooftop terrace with hammocks, free water and use of the kitchen/fridge. It's... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Villa Esthela, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Villa Esthela? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Villa Esthela

Address: 2a Avenida Sur #48 - Interior A-3, Antigua, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Sacatepequez Department > Antigua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld and HostelBookers so you can book your Villa Esthela reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

10 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (8)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Other (3)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (3)
Viewed
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Antigua with
any amenities