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Reviewed September 16, 2016

We took the bus to Antigua from Guatemala City. We did not have a pre-arranged place to stay. We were able to get a room with two beds and a private bathroom. We are a family of three so preferred a little privacy. Everyone we met at the hostel was very nice. It was definitely reasonable place to stay for...

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Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Myself and a friend rented a room for a week. Everything was seemingly fine until we inquired about missing possessions. We politely asked if anyone could have access to our room, never accusing anyone of stealing from us. We continued looking and eventually found the items. What followed from the owner, Cristian, was incredibly unprofessional and disrespectful. Over a phone...

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Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

I did not use the accommodations here but booked a 4am shuttle to Guatemala City from them to pick me up from my hostel at Three Monkeys hostel. Gave them the address and they assured me they knew where the hostel was. 4am comes next day and no one shows up after 45 minutes, so I walk to the hostel...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed March 29, 2016

Room was normal, couple single beds, kept clean. Think we paid $17US per night. There is no hot water in the bathrooms. The guests were annoying...people next to us were incredibly loud at 4 in the morning blasting music as they got ready for whatever they were doing several days in a row. Stayed here for 2 nights and were...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a couple of days in that place. We also booked some Vulcan-tours. The Service around was always very friendly. Even by changing already booked tours was the manager very helpful, so we had a beautiful time in antigua and around.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
Reviewed January 10, 2016

Bueno bonito barrato! I apreciated a lot how the personal of the hostel treated us, very nice people working there!! the patio is a very peacefull place, full of plants. Wifi working in all the hostel.

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Whistler, Canada
Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

I'm not overly picky when it comes to choosing a hostel based on price - but when you find bugs in your bed and the receptionist claims the manager won't answer his phone when asked for a refund - I am heavily unimpressed. Staff were kind, but a lack of responsibility from the manager or anyone who could make a...

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Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Our stay here was not the worst I've ever had but that was mainly due to the big group of people I was hanging out with. The accommodation itself leaves a lot to be desired. The room was clean enough but on the first morning I was covered in what I though were mosquito bites. On closer inspection it turns...

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Benalmádena, Andalucia, Spain
Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for a night from Wednesday to Thursday. Normally normalt the busiest days of the week. Was lucky there was a big family of 20 with little kids. The staff (or who is wondering around) was ok. Dorm was terrible, mattresses worst ever and dorm is next to public area. They have a policy after 10pm should be quiet nut...

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Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

They packed our stuff and took our luggage outside of the room because they weren't sure we're staying for another night. Treated us with zero sensitivity and care. Negative vibes and unwelcoming behave. It was night and we were stuck with no accommodation. Not recommended at all!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Banana Azul provides top notch service to our clients to ensure they have a wonderful stay! We have a beautiful garden, clean rooms, towel service, concierge service, airport transportation, tours, a wonderful housekeeper and chef, and fantastic clients. Banana Azul is under new ownership and management as of 1 August 2012 and we are here to make your trip to Antigua the best possible! Stop by and say hello at Banana Azul Hostel, bar, and grill! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Banana Azul Hostel

Address: 3rd Street Poniente # 33 | in between 7th avenue and Market Street, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Sacatepequez Department > Antigua
Price Range: $5 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“1) Go to a different hostel, and 2) pick a room as far away from the common area as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles 479gregk, May 13, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the room in the main house.”
 of 5 bubbles I3421WIsarahm, Apr 24, 2014 | Read review
“all the rooms are noisy”
 of 5 bubbles RolisPlace, Nov 19, 2012 | Read review
“Dorm away from the DVD player is quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Magpie_L, Sep 28, 2012 | Read review
“Great service, Affordable, Comfortable Y Clean Accomodations, Located near a grocery store/mercado/shopping.”
 of 5 bubbles 8RebeccaM, Aug 15, 2012 | Read review
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