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About Guatemala City
The capital and most populated city of Guatemala, Guatemala City is very westernized for a Central American city. You will find many American retail, food, and other stores here, reflecting the large influence that the U.S. has on the Guatemalan economy.
Despite all of this, Guatemala City has a reputation for being unsafe, given the large amounts of money that occupy these parts and the excessive poverty that lives next door. The crime and murder rates here are higher than anywhere else in Guatemala. Many of the locals themselves will tell you that the city is unsafe, and come nightfall, you should not go outside at all. If you do need to go outside, do not under any circumstances walk -- instead, catch a cab.
The hostels in Guatemala are within Zone 10 or Zone 13. The hostel workers should be able to give you tips on how to stay safe and where to go within the area for anything that you might need during your stay in Guatemala City. Most of the sights here are museums, churches, or other historical buildings. There are museums with the history of textiles, Mayan history museums, and ethnology and archaeology museums. The National Palace has some interesting architecture and art work also. The Union Church and La Merced have quite impressive architecture for churches in the area.
They have a really great public transport system -- if you sign on and get a card that you top up, it makes getting around Guatemala City quite cheap.
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Hostal los Volcanes
"Clean, Comfortable, Friendly Atmosphere - I liked my stay here. Although I think it was a bit overpriced for the quality of the establishment. The price was $25 for a private room and $15 extra for an additional person. So $40 plus a 22% tax which adds $8 for a total of $48 for a room with only one bed. We stayed in the second story of one of their two newly built rooms which was built on the backyard of the property, separate from the main...
Hostal Hermano Pedro
"Don't let the low price sell this place short. The owners go out of their way to help in any way. The food is fantastic, home cooked. On a moment's notice they will pick you up at the airport and treat you like family. This place is clean, safe and I can never say enough about our stay! We will be back." … "We arrived at Guatemala City airport late and with no hotel reservations. There was a mix up at the Taca airlines, but the great...
Hostal Los Lagos
"Hostal Los Lagos has an atmosphere more fitting to a guesthouse than a traditional hostel. The rooms are part of the owners' house, which gives it this guesthouse feel. The couple that invites you into their home are great, very friendly, and they will go out of their way to help you. The Location The hostel is located just about next door to the airport in Zona 13. This is very convenient if you are just arriving or leaving the...
"… is evident in every room at the Comfort Hostel’s luxurious beds in single or double sizes. Our room’s superior ventilation and illumination and functional designs, allow you to enjoy an environment that meets your high expectations. SERVICES: Breakfast included. Wireless internet access. Laundry service. Kitchen service. The hostel has qualified personnel to offer you the best service. 'Comfort Hostel is the best option...
Hotel San Pablo
"All our rooms include cable service, Wi-Fi internet access, hot water, with private or shared bathroom. They all have a different essence in their decoration, always in the hotel's colonial style… We also have casual living rooms for a nice chat or pleasant reading, dining room, shared kitchen, Dry Clean & laundry service, gardens and parking. Our facilities are flexible to meet all the specific requirements of our guests. We can...
"… as well as FREE WiFi. We also have a common room for chilling out in, watching a DVD or reading a book... we call this the Outback Lounge. We can help you organize the transfer to the airport and we are also more than happy to take you anywhere in zones 10, 9 and 13 (museums, bars and restaurants) in our own private vehicle. Also included is complimentary continental breakfast, including toast, fresh fruit, tea or a cup of...
Hostel Estación Gerona Bed & Breakfast
"Friendly, comfortable, clean place to stay for less in Guatemala City - The door man and other hotel staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Our room was clean, bright, and comfortable, perfect for a couple. The breakfast was simple but delicious, including fresh-squeezed orange juice! I would definitely recommend this place and stay there again myself." … "… preferences: single, double, triple, all with private bathroom,...
Theatre International Hostel
"The Theatre International Hostel is located in the fabulous historic center of Guatemala. It also offers complimentary continental breakfast and free Wi-Fi. The dormitory rooms at the property feature basic décor and bright with lockers and bathroom with shower and toilet. They offer views of the tropical gardens. The Theatre International Hostel also has garden and kitchen. Less than 5 minutes walk from the hotel there are plenty of bars...
El Mochilero Hostal
"… and we can pick you from the airport. We have a comfortable living room. All rooms are very comfy and light. Proper each time, background music make this the perfect place to relax and enjoy other travelers along the beautiful panoramic view of the site. The hostel has spacious dormitories of 6, 4 or 3 beds and shared bathrooms. Also we have private double room with private bathroom. We have a common room with board games, TV, and...
6ta Avenida y 15 Calle, Zona 1, 15-42
"… water. On the ground floor, you can catch up with friends and family through the internet on computers that are free of charge. Wi-Fi is also available throughout the property. You can relax and read information available about traveling through Guatemala in our comfortable sofa. Hostal Aroche has three dormitories with 2 bunk beds each one, with a total capacity of 12 persons. We have a special room with four larger beds for...
Hotel Bed & Breakfast Mi Casa
"So there are a few things you must know about this location that are amazing and jaw-dropping. 1. If you like roaches you'll love this place. It has the best and biggest roaches you'll find in Guatemala City. 2. If you like being blown out of bed by the sound of jet engines screaming overhead you're gonna find this place to be fantastic. It's right on the approach/departure of Aurora International and you'll be thrilled to have...
Zona 13 Aurora II
"This is a great place to stay--it's peaceful, quiet and a great value. The owners and staff are very helpful, and will help you out with whatever you need. Top notch-thanks guys!" … "… SO RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. WE PROVIDE FREE PICK UP AT THE AIRPORT WITH A SIGN AND FREE DROP OFF, OUR SERVICE IS PERSONALIZED. DOS LUNAS PROVIDE FREE TRAVEL INFORMATION AND SOLUTIONS, TOUR OPERATOR ON SITE, WITH THE BEST PRICES FOR BUDGET...
Hostal Villa Toscana
Zona 13, Aurora I
"Nice little guesthouse, friendly staff - Stayed here 1 night en route back to the US. It's a nice little guesthouse with a very friendly staff. Unfortunately it's in Guatemala City, behind a gated compound in Zone 13, with nothing walkable nearby. But if you're just going to Guatemala City for a layover, I highly recommend, both for its comfort, staff, and 2-minute ride to the airport." … "… sensation. They are large,...
Zone 13 Aurora I
"… B&B we will be glad to assist you in your pick up service, please if you send us in advance your Arrival itinerary. Also take note, ground transportation to/from Bus Station** by taxi only, we will be glad to book for you this service. Please send us at email: firstname.lastname@example.org your Arrival Itinerary: Airline name, Flight number and Arrival Time in Guatemala City (as your final destination), this important...
"We are a family hostel that offers private rooms with bathroom, hot water, cable TV, wireless internet access. Also free coffea, tea or water. We are located close to the airport and restaurant areas." … "One block before Plazuela España. After McDonald´s and Pizza Hut of 7th Avenue of Zona 9, turn to the left and left again to 6th Avenue "A"." … "… hot water and cable TV. Various restaurants close by. Sorry, we Do not...
"Las Americas is just 5 minutes from the airport, and 2 minutes from the main avenue in Guatemala City, Amèricas-Reforma. Las Americas has 2 double bedrooms with two full beds. All bedrooms are equipped with a private bathroom. There is plenty of cold or hot water; also, Las Americas has a very good construction of concrete. If you wish, Spanish lessons are available also. Who could ask for more?" … "… Turn right at Calle 25...
"… and toilets are shared, except for the suite. The living room is filled with pictures of past and present Guatemala city events and celebrities. We've got a linux based computer you can use for virus-free surfing. We project independent and local films every tuesday night and have live concerts at least once a month. We rent bikes with character for cruising the city's new bike paths and enjoying 'Pasos y Pedales,' a Sunday...
Casa Las Canchitas Bed & Breakfast
"… washrooms. Please note: Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 14:00 to 23:00 . Check out before 12:00. Payment upon arrival by cash. Taxes included. Breakfast included. No curfew. Non smoking. We have 24-hour staff, but please arrange to return by 10pm at night and leave after 6am in the morning. From...
Posada Belen Museum Inn
Zona 1, Historic Center
"Posada Belen A 1873 colonial home converted into an intimate Hotel & Museum centrally located in the historical center of Guatemala City, run by the same family since opened in 1972 to international tourism. It was slowly transformed from a home into a very special inn. It is highly recommended in most travel guides and by former clients. We have over 300 authentic Maya artifacts on display and unique antique handicrafts plus many old...
Hotel Villa Deportiva
"19 rooms with private W/C, hot water,internet conection (lobby), meeting room, indoor parking, visit our web page at www(.)hotelvilladeportiva(.)8m(.)com" … 12 Avenida 26-25 zona 5
"… La Catolica, a few meters from government buildings, museums, craft markets and banks. We are located 6 kms from International Airport (La Aurora). Cantabria Hotel offers single, double and triple rooms, all spacious and comfortable, some have private balconies with spectacular views of the park and volcanoes, has large closet, and wireless high speed internet. The bathrooms are spacious and illuminated with hot water, bathtub,...
Mariana's Petit Hotel
"… a pleasant and elegant ambiance where guests feel at home. It's a little cozy place with all the services that you need to enjoy your staying in Guatemala, sit in our rooftop terrace, is a great place to relax and have a good time. Charming surroundings and friendly service makes guests feel at home the moment they walk through the door. MARIANA'S PETIT HOTEL recently converted to a hotel, is a great place for those who are looking...
Patricias Bed & Breakfast
"Perfect for overnight stays, located at 2 minutes from the International airport La aurora, Patricia’s Bed & Breakfast offers nice, clean rooms, in one of the safest areas of Guatemala City. Pickup from Airport La Aurora is included on the rate, so you don’t have to worry about safety issues, no worries for picking up a taxi, because we will be waiting for you as soon as you come out from the airport. Call us or email us in case of any...
Hostal Casa del Angel
Zona 13 Aurora II
"… located, close to all main city and tourist attractions like: The Arts and Crafts Market, where local handcrafts and souvenirs can be found; night life attractions and stores are within a 10 minute drive. Tours to all main tourist attractions are also available, and can be arranged with hotel personnel. Casa del Angel is THE perfect place to stay, whether you are visiting Guatemala for a night's accommodation or a longer stay. Paid...
Hotel Casa Santorini
"Basic - The owner is nice, but not very helpful or available. The staff was difficult to communicate with and not helpful at all. The whole place is not very pretty or inviting. Beds, bathrooms, hang out areas are clean but all very basic and not very nice. There is nothing to do in the neighborhood." … "… cleanliness and great atmosphere. Relax and enjoy our Bed & Breakfast concept wich includes comfortable rooms, private...
Eco Hotel Uxlabil Atitlan
"… ceremonials, bird watching, guided back horse ridings, coffee and volcano tours, weaving, primitivistic painting and gardening lessons. The Rooms: At Eco Hotel Uxlabil we have ten (10) rooms and two (2) bungalows; they are distributed in three levels at 15-30 meters above lake level. All have a nice view and corridors on which you can enjoy a peaceful look to the lake, gardens, dock and neighboring cultivated land, with hammocks...
Eco Suites Uxlabil
"… area where reigns silence and tranquility.The structure of Uxlabil builiding is inspired by the Copán ruins and, more specifically, in the Rosalila temple. Besides culture, we are ecologicaly concerned. Heating system for water works with solar energy; the forest located in the rear of the building was planted by us.In Eco Suites we have a diversity of suite sizes of one, two and three bedrooms. All are decorated and set in very...
Hotel Museum Uxlabil Antigua
"We are a small hotel with an exelent location, one and a half block from the Central Park. Very quiet and relaxant atmosphere. We have 10 rooms with private bath and hot water. Gardens, corridors, internet conection, welcoming room ideal to meet or watch television. Personnel that make you feel like at home." …...
Hotel Tivoli Suites
"… Tivoli Suites is your place in Guatemala City, we are at your service. Please note: Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 13:00 to 23:00 . Check out before 12:00 . Payment upon arrival by cash. US Dollars, Euros, Mexican Pesos or National Currency Quetzales Taxes included. Breakfast included. No...
"A little unorganized, but otherwise good. - Hostel workers are very nice, but the ownership of the hostel has recently turned over and there are a few kinks left to be worked out. Getting into the hostel is a bit confusing (there are three different doorbells at that address) and breakfast times are more limited than listed on line (listed as 3am-11am, but actually 7am-10am). There are no lockers or keys for the dorm room but owners state...
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