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Îles d'Hyères, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had 3 days in this hostel at the end of my travel just before taking my flight back France. Really nice and helpful staff (especially Miguel) Really nice atmosphere in this hostel Perfect breakfast with pancakes, cofee and fruits

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Alfonso A, Director de Recepción at Theatre International Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much, we are delighted to have you as a guest. We hope to see you soon.

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Had petty theft at this hostel....left me with a bad impression of Guatemala. STAY AWAY! Staff does not care!!! 😡😠 Even police were called....crazy. I have stayed in hostels world wide and this is a first. I lost the maps and brochure I got in Tikal, postcards purchased in Belize and Tikal. Map of Guatemala and Belize. It was a...

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Theatre Interna... H, Owner at Theatre International Hostel, responded to this review

This man made a great scandal and accused another guest of a thief when nothing was gone. We decided to send him to another hotel and pay for his stay outside as his obvious intention was to leave without paying and try to get money to the hostel. We provide you with the necessary help but have been responsible for...

Big Pine Key, Florida
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

This was just a stop over on the way to Tikal, but I quickly found Guatemala City so pleasant I ended up staying four nights a this great little hostel. I stayed in a dorm with 8 beds, it was spacious, very clean and the bedding and mattress were excellent, and it was only $10 a night. The staff is...

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Theatre Interna... H, Director de Recepción at Theatre International Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind contribution, it helps us improve every day. It was a pleasure to have your stay. We'll be waiting for you at home soon. Blessings.

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed October 25, 2016

This is a great place to stay while in Guatemala City. Don't listen to the bad recommendations about this city related to the danger. If you stay here you would see that it's a overrate common opinion. This hostel is well decorated with huge rooms. Plenty of common areas and even a pool. Nothing to complain!.

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Theatre Interna... H, Director de Recepción at Theatre International Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind contribution, it helps us improve every day. It was a pleasure to have your stay. We'll be waiting for you at home soon. Blessings.

Sherbrooke, Canada
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights and had a private room even though we didn't ask for one so that was a good start! The room had a chest that we could lock and the room itself would lock whenever we got out. The guy at the reception desk is really cool he booked us shuttles and showed us where we could...

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Theatre Interna... H, Director de Recepción at Theatre International Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind contribution, it helps us improve every day. It was a pleasure to have your stay. We'll be waiting for you at home soon. Blessings.

Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Perfect location, very close from el mercado central, from the bus terminal (flores, rio dulce..) and the transmetro! Every day: big breakfast with hot drink+fresh fruits+pancakes; dorms and bathroom and kitchen (with all you need : fridge, many pans, gaz and hoven) are constantly cleaned. There is also many couches to chill, people over here are super friendly.

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Theatre Interna... H, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Theatre International Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind contribution, it helps us improve every day. It was a pleasure to have your stay. We'll be waiting for you at home soon. Blessings.

Reviewed August 17, 2016 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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Theatre Interna... H, Director de Recepción at Theatre International Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind contribution, it helps us improve every day. It was a pleasure to have your stay. We'll be waiting for you at home soon. Blessings.

Ambergris Caye, Belize
Reviewed August 9, 2016 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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Theatre Interna... H, Director de Recepción at Theatre International Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind contribution, it helps us improve every day. It was a pleasure to have your stay. We'll be waiting for you at home soon. Blessings.

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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Theatre Interna... H, Director de Recepción at Theatre International Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind contribution, it helps us improve every day. It was a pleasure to have your stay. We'll be waiting for you at home soon. Blessings.

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...

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Theatre Interna... H, Director de Recepción at Theatre International Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind contribution, it helps us improve every day. It was a pleasure to have your stay. We'll be waiting for you at home soon. Blessings.

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  • Breakfast included
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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: $14 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Private rooms have plenty of space. There is no much difference between them.”
 of 5 bubbles DiAplo, Oct 25, 2016 | Read review
“Individual rooms are best”
 of 5 bubbles 265zairam, Jun 20, 2016 | Read review
“Avoid if you have even have a minor reservation against 2nd hand smoke or ambitions other than sitting around smoking pot all day.”
 of 5 bubbles JSRH, Mar 14, 2016 | Read review
“try and get a bottom bunk for more privacy w/ curtains”
 of 5 bubbles zoer31, Nov 18, 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the private room with private bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 522ambers, Apr 29, 2015 | Read review
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