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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel has a good location and the inner court yard is really pretty. The breakfast is delicious too -pancakes and fruits. They speak English at the reception and are always willing to help. However, the bathrooms are only for one person so not enough I would say. And it could also be a little bit cleaner

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent two nights in this hostel, the place is clean, friendly, and well located. The personnel is helpful, smiling and very polite..thr breakfast is included and good. The little pool is a plus in the hot days strongly recommend it...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Beds outdated, crusty little metal frames Stayed in what felt like a broom closet. Staff walked in and out as they pleased leaving the door open No window or fans. Wafer thin mattresses. Really disappointing for someone who wanted a stress free stop over

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Just a bed in a hostel, not in a great area. The hostel does nothing to show you around Guatemala city. I just stayed for one night so it was cheap but you feel a little bit trapped in the hostel as they don't do tours or try to get the hostel together. There is definitely a better hostel in... More 

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Queretaro, Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The bad side is that we booked via hostel world and we made a deposit and they wanted to charge it to us again when we arrived because "the web page keeps that deposit". Which 1) is not true, 2) the commissions by the web page are the hostel's responsibility and 3) what if I'd paid my whole stay through... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Clean rooms, 20 mins from airport, free wifi and breakfast. English spoken. Central outdoor space with small pool and surrounding couches. About 8 rooms mixture of dorms and private rooms. 2 communal bathrooms, very clean. Would recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

We were charged more than everyone else for booking through booking.com which was a bit annoying. We were in a double room (number 1). The road noise was atrocious and we didn't sleep well because of the usual race car driving Guatemalans through the small hours. Poor noise insulation with a door into the dorm next to us. Woke up... More 

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Thank Jonathan C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

10/10 This Hostel is superior, the people working there are amazing. perfect location. super clean. Thanks you Hector and the other great people i met there. you guys are incredible. absolutely nothing bad to say.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the hostel for 1 night and it was nice. Cheap beers :) with good wifi internet and with free beakfast. The only thing i didnt liked was that on the dorms there is not ac or fan.. And it can be really hot... Appart from that, in general great atmospher at the hostal with good customer service. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

When we decided last minute to go to Guatemala, we arrived without any reservations in Guatemala City around 10pm just before Christmas. We couldn't find anywhere with room for us (within our budget) and even though Theatre International only had one top bunk left, they let us share it for one night so we weren't traipsing around in the dark.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Theatre International Hostel is the only backpacker hostel (with full equipped kitchen and breakfast included) located in the heart of the Historic Center of the City and only 10 minutes from the airport. Our mission is that you have nice time traveling. We are at the side of Teatro Abril, the most beautiful theatre in the City. 38 bed hostel - With two patios with hammocks, a deck, full equiped kitchen, laundry and free wifi. 8th avenue 14-17 zone 1. We have security 24/7. We include breakfast all you can eat from 8 to 10 AM: our famous banana pancakes. Include coffee, tea, pancakes and season fruits. We have the most competitive price in the market so the hostel remains full of young travelers. We have deals for long term stays or groups larger than eight people. We also have a common computer, security camera circuit, refrigerator full of beers, city maps and chill atmosphere. Laundry machines, hot water, green patio, deck for taking sun and common hall so you make new friends. The kitchen is open so you can cook and share meals with friends and save money. The grocery store is right at the corner. We sell ice cold beers but you can buy outside your favorite spirit and drink it at our deck area. Fridays and Saturdays are perfect to go party few blocks from hostel. This Hostel is run by a young local family that loves to travel and know very well Guatemala City and the whole country. We can help you organize your whole trip around Guatemala. Any taxi driver should know the direction and should charge no more than US$10.00 if coming from airport. It is pretty easy to locate the property in zone 1. We recommend to see the picture we have of our front view to identify easily the hostel. The door is black and has a small paper with the name. No big signs outside. We have the Transmetro bus station called "Estacion Belen" 10 meters from the entrance to the hostel. Credit cards accepted (MasterCard and Visa). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Theatre International Hostel

Address: 8th. Avenue 14-17 Zone, Guatemala City 01001, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Guatemala Department > Guatemala City
Price Range: $13 - $29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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