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Troncones, Sinaloa, Mexico
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

A place to stay is comfortable and draws very nice people. The owner, Raul and his brother, Fernando are very helpful with giving information and bookings. I always felt like I was taken care of. I have already recommended this place to friends. A great place to stay in Antigua!

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed only for one night, before getting a shuttle to El Salvador but had stayed in other places in Antigua and this was by far the best. The owners are tremendous, friendly without being overbearing. The rooms and bathrooms superbly clean. Be aware that location marked on Google Maps isn't correct but the owners are working to rectify. Use...

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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

As a solo backpacker always on the road is hard to find those places that make you feel like you have found a home away from home. This is one of them, Raul and Kerry are amazing hostess, they make you feel at home and treat you like family the moment you walk in. During my stay here i met...

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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

A Place to Stay is full of friendly people, comfortable beds, clean rooms, and has a cooking space, large gathering place, several really great cats, and a big ol bunny. It's on a quiet street at night, and has a bustling artisan and fresh fruit and veggie market across the street during the day. Booking other trips and excusions through...

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Montanita, Ecuador
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

This is an amazing chilled out hostel. The owner, Raul goes above and beyond to make sure you enjoy your stay. They are great and helping organise trips and can get the cheapest prices for them. It's a short walk to the main square but very close to the markets and local restaurants. Everything was lovely and clean. Breakfast was...

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Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights in this quiet, homely hostel. The rooms are basic, with an outdoor area perfect for relaxing and meeting the other residents. There's a shared kitchen where quite a lot of cooking takes place. We met a lot of cool people as there's always someone hanging out in the courtyard. Definitely the type of place you could...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 13 October 2015

This hostel is nice and calm with great and friendly people, both the guests and the staff. Beds were clearly above hostel standard and a great breakfast was also included! Owner Raul and his brother Fernando are wonderful people who really made their best for us to feel welcome and at home.

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Sainte-Alvere, France
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This review is for several stays over the years. I first came to Antigua several years ago and stayed for a few nights at PTS, then took off traveling through CA for a year or so. Came back and Fernando recognized me right away. That second stay I ended up staying for seven months! The owners treated me like family,...

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The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 September 2015

A quiet hostel some four blocks away from the central park. I was dropped off directly by the shuttle from Guate airport, the driver knew how to find it easily. My room was a single one on the first floor with shared bathroom (though there was only one on the floor). Breakfast is included and the staff is very nice...

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Reviewed 22 September 2015

I landed alone in Guatemala city and took a taxi straight to this hostel, traveling alone for the first time ever. Raul greeted me when I arrived in the night, it was dark and he was very kind and welcoming. I booked the room via booking and got a single room which was actually double (two beds) for 60Q a...

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A small family owned and run hostel with an excellent reputation in the local community for over 15 years. We have the best value in town offering single, double, and triple private rooms with shared bathrooms and two dormitories for solo and/or budget conscious travelers. Some of our perks include: hot water showers, well equipped kitchen, free hot breakfast and coffee, free WiFi, towel use, baggage storage, shuttle bookings, discounted tour arrangements, laundry services, bicycle parking, terrace view, safe available, barbecue grill, filtered drinking water, open air lounge for socializing and dining area. Our home has a relaxed vibe and a welcoming atmosphere for all. Our guests enjoy meeting new friends, playing with our cats, bunny rabbit, and turtle, cooking in our small but efficient kitchen, and creating spontaneous jam sessions in our cozy lounge area. We pride ourselves on having a clean, safe, fun, and community oriented place to stay. We enforce the city of Antigua's curfew of 12:00am (midnight) and lock our front door with no re-entry after this time (no refunds) so make sure you are back by then! Come join us for a night, a week or a month and find more than a place to stay...find your home away from home. Please note: Cancellation Policy: 2 days before the arrival Check In: 13:00 (early check in upon request& availability) Check Out: 11.00 (middle of the night departures require 24 hour advanced notice) Payment due upon arrival, CASH only! Sorry we can no longer accept USD, only local currency. Breakfast and coffee is included, served exclusively between 9.00 – 10.00 am Taxes are included. Directions: Head to the large Artesania market. There is a restaurant Pollo Campero on the corner near, which is near the Artesania market. If you are facing Pollo Campero, walk for 50 meters down the road that is to the left of Pollo Campero. Then take the first road on the left where you will see a black door with the number 42 written on it. You have found A Place To Stay. Alternatively take a Tuc Tuc (a little three wheeled car) or regular Taxi to to A Place To Stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Place to Stay Hostel

Address: 5ta. Calle Poniente | Callejon Landivar # 42, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Sacatepequez Department > Antigua
Price Range: RM71 - RM152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“We stayed in double/triple rooms, one upstairs and one down and both were great”
 of 5 bubbles rachandphil15, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you're with a group, I recommend getting a private room, as the price difference with the dorms is minimal.”
 of 5 bubbles nicolask77, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“First floor is better I think in general in Antigua due to ground floor being humid.”
 of 5 bubbles 28rajal, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Any room is a good room”
 of 5 bubbles donnellharris, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
“good luck, not my first choice”
 of 5 bubbles devildog0800, 2 Jun 2015 | Read review
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