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Hostel San Marcos

Barrio 3 | Main Street, San Marcos La Laguna 30552, Guatemala
Hostel San Marcos
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good find, close to the main street but still quiet enough to enjoy the calm atmosphere of San Marcos. Water was switched off for the night, but we managed. I'd recommend the rooms further away from the kitchen and patio, as they are closer to the shared bathroom. Overall, I'd recommend it for the budget-aware traveller!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived in the midday and was met by a young guy who worked there, he said that he couldnt find our reservation but could help us to get a room for the first night. He didnt know if we could stay there for two nights (as we ordered) but eventually he said yes. Suprisingly for us did everyone check... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We stayed in a double room, with a shared bathroom for 2 nights and then moved to a private room with a private bathroom for one night. The rooms are a decent size for budget accommodation. It was really easy to find after getting off the boat, and only a 1-minute walk away from the dock. We interacted with three... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The good. The sleep quality is great. Lovely garden at the back. I had a dorm upstairs, and the room only had 3 beds! Excellent for a dorm bedroom. Food is good at the restaurant. Nice atmosphere. The bad. I came with my laptop. I couldn't connect to the WIFI. First time this happened to me. I was told it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Inexpensive room and you kinda get what you pay for- in all ways. Didn't have hot water during our stay- ouch. Nice friendly staff and great location. There's a sporadically open restaurant/ bar onsite which is nice but I found it kind of pricey and was always digging for $ since open tabs are frowned on- even for registered guests.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

The owners are really nice and helpfull. The best value for money I have ever had with cheap nice dorms and great breakfast in a restaurant included! San Marcos has a great selection of yoga, it was a relaxing great week.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Chilled out vibe, friendly staff and basic but nice rooms. Thought the food was yummy especially the veggie burger. Also had a kayak which we went out on to the lake in - amazing scenery all around this hostel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The staff here really made my stay very enjoyable. They were very friendly and helpful. I did a private room with private bath and the it was very affordable, clean, and nice. The included breakfast was also excellent. I highly recommend Hostel San Marcos.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We arrived to san marcos hostel after walking around looking for a place to stay in. It looked better than the other places in first glance. But then we realized that its not at all what we thought... the bathroom was very poorly connected some how to the wall, leaving huge gaps open for animals to enter and it was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The staff is really friendly and helpful, and it's the best feature. The rooms are super basic and simple, but claustrophobic. Could have more - and better- showers Location is really good, close to the dock , restaurants, and the park.

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