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Hotel Ajau Colonial

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Reviewed February 11, 2017

We stayed for one night at Hotel Ajau Colonial, and were very happy with it. The building itself is gorgeous with a sun lit courtyard with a fountain. The room had everything we needed, nice beds, TV and hot water in the bathroom. If we were to stay again for longer, maybe I'd spring for one of the more luxurious...

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Luis Arturo R, Gerente at Hotel Ajau Colonial, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We will use this to make the hotel and our staff better.

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Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

Hotels are expensive in Guatemala city, so you don't really have many options. We stayed here a few times, if you ask people where you could stay they'll recommend you this hotel. Many people recommended me here. It is close to la sexta so you can go walk, and it is safe. Plus it is clean and has nice architecture.

Thank Lily O
Reviewed October 6, 2015

Rooms are filthy and in a state of disrepair with broken furniture, lamps, wires sticking out, etc. Public bathrooms are disgusting, and the shower/bath facilities are therefore unusable. The first room we received had 1 bed that was rock hard (I could not press into it with 170+lbs of weight) and 1 bed that was incredibly soft (I sat and...

1Thank T M
Luis Arturo R, Director General at Hotel Ajau Colonial, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. The hotel has changed owners and we have strived to improve in all aspects that were outstanding, from the furnishings to the staff, we have improved on everything. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

We came to Guatemala on a budget and planned to see a lot for less. If you looking for high end this isnt the place as the high end hotels are in Zone 4 ranging from $90us-$250 a nite. If you looking for somewhere to get a quiet rest after site seeing for between$18-$50us then this is the place in...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed January 17, 2015

Old school charm in the heart of Guatemala City. Comfortable & large rooms. Security door to street front. Free water, coffee & tea. Breakfast is not included but there is a cafe on site. The showers are freezing, otherwise ok for couples or groups. Also has good wifi. The last night was rather noisy with the hotel lending it's rooms...

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Manhattan Beach, California
Reviewed December 25, 2014

just staying one night but just want to get out of it motel feel got welcomed by a grumpy receptionist rooms old ,small and uninspiring really not a good pick this hotel is ranked 40 out of 47 - just discovered it now - there was a reason

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Reviewed September 23, 2014

I stayed in this hotel in august 2014. the hotel is situated in a beautiful colonial building. it's in the center of the town. they have wifi (but not in the rooms). cost me us 20 for a big single room. I recommend.

2Thank refaeln n
Oakland, California
Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

I would only stay here one night, on the way to somewhere else. The hotel is in a beautiful old building, but could do with a renovation. The location is not so good ( everyone will tell you to be careful if thieves) but there is a police headquarters around the corner and an armed guard at the pharmacy next...

Thank anne t
Redding, Connecticut
Reviewed January 23, 2013

The hotel is old and shabby. The bed spreads needed replacing years ago. linens to thin. Blankets old. Feng shway uncomfortable. too much clutter and poor placement of furnishings. Bathroom clean, no pressure in sink took for ever for toilet basin to fill, good shower. Front desk was very helpfull with directions, calling for taxi's etc. I would not stay...

1Thank fallwater
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed September 23, 2012

I struggled with this review, because we saw 2 other hotels around the area, and this one was the best one...it was late at night, and we weren't interested in walking around anymore. So it's better than what we saw.... but it's definitely not better than what is in Antigua. I wouldn't call this place expensive by any means, but...

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An oasis in the pulsating Historic Center of Guatemala City, 20 minutes from La Aurora International Airport and bus terminals with domestic destinations (Antigua, Tikal, Semuc Champey, Livingston, Quetzaltenango, IRTRA Reu and Atitlán) and international destinations , El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica). Located in a house of "Seville" style of the early twentieth century, you will have the ease of walking around buildings and colonial squares, churches, convents, handicraft markets, palaces, museums and architectural constructions of incalculable cultural and historical value. Within walking distance to a variety of Guatemalan and international restaurants, traditional and modern. We have spacious rooms from 1 to 8 people, pleasant and unique environments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ajau Colonial

Address: 7 Avenida 14-19 | Zona 1, Guatemala City 01001, Guatemala (Formerly Hotel Colonial)
Location: Guatemala > Guatemala Department > Guatemala City
Price Range: $41 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Ajau Colonial 2.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Colonial Hotel Guatemala City
Hotel Ajau Colonial Guatemala/Guatemala City
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“rooms are tiny and dated service awfull”
justdoit001, Dec 25, 2014 | Read review
“not all the rooms are the same. you have to look.”
refaelnn, Sep 23, 2014 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor facing the street looked a little better”
fallwater, Jan 23, 2013 | Read review
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