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The Purpose Hostel

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Expect hot showers, clean bathrooms, comfortable beds, each with curtains, power sockets, lamps and storage. Relax in our comfortable lounge areas with Wifi, Games and soon our Purpose Garden on the roof! Passionate travellers ourselves, we make sure that you are really comfortable. We give you space, privacy and fresh air in all our dorm rooms and private rooms. In our shared bathrooms you can expect real, hot showers and plenty of sinks, too. You do good and support our local community simply by sleeping! And if that is not enough for you, you can get involved, roll up your sleeves and connect directly with our community.Just 2 blocks from the famous tanque la union and 5 blocks from central park. We are in a quiet neighbourhood of town, yet just a small stroll away from a variety of restaurants, bars, nightlife and sights. There is something for every taste and budget within walking distance. All sights and historic buildings are reachable within a few minutes walk.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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I booked this place last minute after a bad experience at another Antigua hostel. Not only is it incredible value but Tatiana is an amazing host. I immediately felt at home. I stayed in the female dorm and had a fantastic sleep. The privacy curtains are a great feature. There is
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Purpose hostel is an incredible place and I can’t recommend it highly enough. I stayed in a dorm room for 7 weeks, and then a private room for a few days and I so wish it could have been longer. I was alone on this trip but thanks to this hostel never felt lonely! This hostel is
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I really felt like home in the Purpose Hostel. All the staff is really kind and helpful, the wifi is good, every single part of this place is really clean and beautiful. And the view from the rooftop is really great... Everything is peacefull here and I'm glad to stay here again
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Having been travelling for five months the Purpose hostel has been my favourite to date. It has such clean, beautifully well thought out dorms, they feel bright and spacious with the hanging linen nets and fresh decor, I slept so welll on the comfy beds... the best of my five
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Absolutely love this hostel. Love the rooms, the cleanliness, the rooftop terrace, the vibe, the community work and Tatjana the owner who is so so helpful! Do not hesitate in booking, you won’t regret!
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"Any room is great!"
"No curfew, so you can make a late check in on a whim if you need to."
$13 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
GuatemalaSacatepequez DepartmentAntigua
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