One night I found myself in Antigua on a cold rainy night. I had a bus to catch at like 4 in the morning, and decided not to get a hostel bed and just wait around for the bus. Problem is that the bars all close pretty early, and I had nowhere to even wait out of the rain. So I shuffled into the base camp hostel and begged some shelter for a few hours. To my delight and surprise the fellow at the desk greeted me warmly and showed me to a nice warm couch where I could sit down and relax. It was a true moment of hospitality and charity, he didnt charge me a thing and only asked that I return the favor by writing a review. So this review is a little late in coming but here it is. The place is really charming, small and quaint but very clean and well put together. If I ever went back to Antigua I would certainly stay there. Thanks guys, for helping out a weary traveller.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Antigua's ONLY Adventure Hostel. Base Camp is the perfect place to begin and end your Antigua Adventures, whether you plan to climb a volcano, hit the trails on a mountain bike or just walk this beautiful city and visit the ruins, cafes and museums. We can help you make it happen, Adventure is what we do. Our facilities include a fun, up-beat atmosphere in a intimate hostel setting with all the comforts. We offer nice comfortable dorm rooms (Camp 1 has six beds, all other Camps 2,3 and 5 offer 4 beds) and one very nice private room for two (Camp 4). A hot breakfast of eggs, beans, bread and your choice of coffee / tea is included with your stay. Chill out on our roof terrace with a cold beer and take in the magnificent view of the surrounding volcanoes in which we climb, volcanoes Agua, Fuego and Acatenango. Fire up a game of ping pong or nestle into one of our comfy couches in the chill-cave where we have a flat screen and NETFLIX. There are plenty of places here to get comfortable, just like home...Only cooler. Our Helpful staff can lend great travel advice as well as clue you in on the best activities and adventures here in the Antigua valley. We look forward to meeting you. ADVENTURE TOURS TV / MOVIE room (NETFLIX) Games...Board games and others Ping Pong and Darts Super comfy beds (really, they do not suck) Free Breakfast WiFi of course Safe / Secure environment Free bag storage Movie night Daily Happy Hour Terrace for sunning, smoking, etc. Expert travel advice and more.... Feels like home....Only cooler! :) We suck on LOLLYPOPS!!! :D and so should you, thats why we pop a lolly in your mouth upon arrival. :P ... more less
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