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    Joan's Hostel

    Calle del Mediterraneo 12 | Colonia Jardines de Guadalupe, San Salvador, El Salvador
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    • Excellent75%
    • Very good15%
    • Average10%
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    2 Oct 2015
    “Perfect base for San Salvador and surroundings”
    1 May 2015
    “Very nice staff and great location in safe neighborhood near university”
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    Reviewed 3 October 2015

    A perfect place to stay. Fulfills all requirements travelers have. Located in a very secure area. Friendly staff, clean, hot showers, kitchen facility, free drinking water & coffee, cosy meeting area with a charming little garden! Bus stop 2 mins walk, plenty of cheap &...More

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    Reviewed 2 May 2015

    Joan’s Hostel was for me, an inexpensive basic room to stay, in a safe neighborhood when transitioning from one part of El Salvador to another. I stayed here twice when connecting with international buses that go to Nicaragua and Guatemala (PS used El Sol bus...More

    1  Thank alphabetty2
    Reviewed 29 April 2015

    Ana and the rest of the staff are ultra sweet. This hostel is located in a very safe part of San Salvador, and if you're worried about what to do, where to go, how to get anywhere, Ana will help. If you only speak English,...More

    2  Thank redhandrail
    Reviewed 12 April 2015

    It was my first visit to San Salvador after reading so many scary things about the country, I was happy that I had choosen JO'Ans hostel... Good value for your money. You can use the kitchen, the supermarket is nearby and also many vendors. Anna...More

    Thank Marie C
    Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

    We had a great time here, the beds are easily the comfiest in the whole of Central America and the showers are the best too (hot with pressure!!), the wifi works in the bedroom (luxury in my eyes!) Ana is so welcoming and friendly and...More

    1  Thank Wisbey89
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    • El Salvador >
    • San Salvador Department >
    • San Salvador
    • Also Known As
    • Joan's Hostel El Salvador/San Salvador
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    "private rooms as well as 4 bed dorms quiet and with fan"
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    "dormitory has only 4 beds..one has its own bathroom.. there are lockers"
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    "Rooms on the south side are quieter"
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    "The dorm with the ensuite bathroom faces the street, so it's not as quiet as the other rooms."
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