Cool Accommodation in Guatemala City

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This post was written by Victoria Philpott

If you’re looking for a hostel or cheap hotel in Guatemala City you’re on the right website. We’ve got some great little places in Guatemala’s capital for you to check out, just look…

We’ve got plenty of hostels in Tikal, Antigua and Panajachel too. 

Best for… comfort and luxury

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Hostal Villa Toscana has all the comforts you need in a hotel in a safe and comfortable area. All rooms are private and include cable TV, Wi-Fi and en suite bathrooms. Movies are available from reception and board games and reading material too.

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There’s private parking available on site and a typical Guatemalan breakfast is available or you can request a continental, American or plain cereal breakfast if you prefer. You can also get a transfer to your airport included in the price too. Staff will be happy to help with booking tours, renting cars and getting your laundry done.

Best hostel in Guatemala City

Single, double, triple and suite rooms are available starting at €13.10pppn. Book Hostal Villa Toscana now

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It’s just one minute from the airport and less than a 15-minute walk away you’ll find the Museum of Ethnology and Archaeology, Modern Art, Children’s Museum, Aurora Zoo and the Handicraft Market. The Ixchel and Popol Vuh museums are 10 minutes away by car. The Hostal Villa Toscana is also near the most famous and modern shopping centres such as Oakland Mall and Miraflores.

And make sure you check out the Top 5 places to visit in Guatemala too!

Best for… friends and fun

Quetzalroo in Guatemala City is a boutique hostel in the centre of the lively area of Zona Viva. It’s the safest and cleanest part of the city with the best hotels, restaurants, nightlife and shopping malls. It’s also just 7 minutes’ drive from the airport.

Quetzalroo likes to think of itself, and is often described, as more like ‘a friend’s house’ than a hostel or hotel. The owners have been backpackers themselves so they know what us travellers are looking for in a hostel.

They have private rooms from €13.26pppn and shared rooms from €9.95pppn. A free continental breakfast is included in the price. Book Quetzalroo hostel now!

There’s also a kitchen – perfect for saving money by making your own meals. There’s a common room known as the Outback Lounge where you can chill out and watch a DVD or read your book, or play on your laptop as there’s free Wi-Fi throughout the hostel too.

Transfers to the airport are included in the price and the owners of the hostel are happy to ferry you about the city between zones 9, 10 and 13 and all the bars, museums and restaurants the area has to offer.

Best for… Guatemala style

Best hostels in Guatemala City

Guatefriend’s Guest House is the best choice if you’re looking for traditional Guatemalan style and ambience for your stay in the city. This bed and breakfast is in one of the safest areas of Guatemala City and just a minute’s drive from the airport.

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Breakfast is included in the price and you can also get lunch, dinner and snacks on site. The staff pride themselves on using the best organic and imported foods from around the world and they make everything from scratch.

Best hostel in Guatemala

You’ll have access to free and unlimited Wi-Fi and staff will be happy to help you book trips and excursions and help you with booking taxis too.

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You can stay in single, double, triple and shared rooms starting at just €9.58pppn. Book Guatefriend’s Guest House now!

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