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Zoola Antigua Hostel & Restaurant

7 Calle Poninte #15, Antigua 00131, Guatemala
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The hostel could be great. Nice size rooms and beds and has great rooftop. The staff that were Guatemalan were lovely. Unfortunately it is run by many Israeli's that are aggressive, rude, arrogant and as welcoming as a kick in the balls. I knew it was a Israeli run hostel before checking in, maybe I just picked an odd week... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

Pretty nice place. Felt very welcomed, peaceful atmosphere, and the staff was helpful to me. The dorm beds are big but the pillows are small. I had to fold my pillow in half to make it comfortable. There is a hot tub up stairs by the bar which I nice to relax in. Overall good experience here (:

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Morristown, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I love traveling to Antigua - and Zoola always makes my stay so much nicer. The rooms are spacious, the staff is helpful, and the food at the restaurant is delicious. Only negative - sometimes the wait staff at the restaurant takes a bit too long!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Great falafel wraps and mint tea. Price is reasonable. I tried 3 falafel places in Antigua - this was joint first for me with Rainbow Cafe. Not as good presentation but 10Q cheaper and a lovely spicy sauce to dip into. Nice atmosphere and friendly service.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We cannot stress this enough: the food is out of control. Hope for your sake that you're here on a Friday, their all you can eat, billion course dinner was amazing and totally worth the price (8pm, book and pay prior, 85q/person). However, the rooms off the communal area are loud and dark, with ours in particular subject to 3... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

This hostel has nice rooms, beautiful lobby where you can chill, the upstairs bar is awesome with jacuzzi and amazing view. They also have a restaurant with the famous desert "Hello to the queen" which is a must! And the rest of the menu is very good also. I just loved this special place and very recommend staying there.. Enjoy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to relax with your friends and enjoy the cheap drinks and delicious food. The atmosphere is very cosy and the music makes it very enjoyable. The rooftop terrace is a great place to chill and view the Vulcano eruption!!

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Thank Iris W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Loved eating here on the top deck with friends and watching volcanoes erupt at night !! Highly recommend and probably one of the cleanest places in Antigua ! This place is very hipstery and I loved sitting while eating, it made it more fun and chill.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Its ok. Food/restaurant better than most, but accomodations are run down. They take cc so thats a plus. It is a weird hippi/druggy place, you sit on the floor on pillows with a one foot table to eat on. Not very confy after a while. Colorful place, it is ok to check out, will not WOW you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My fiancé and I stayed at Zoola for 7 nights and loved it. The hostel is very nicely designed wth a good mix of relaxing lounge areas and social bar/pool space. The food is excellent, although the slightly more expensive than elsewhere in town- the large portions make it worth it though. Our room was very clean and the whole... More 

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