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Theatre International Hostel Reviews

8va Avenida 14-17, zona 1., Guatemala City, Guatemala

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86%

Rating
84 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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74%

It's a nice place to stay for a couple of nights. There is some stuff to see close by. And the staff is really helpful and have huge knowledge of the areas and how to get around the town, but also about how to get around to other cities.

  • 18th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Very good hostel in the city center. Staff are helpful and the atmosphere is great. I recommend!


94%

I hope the hot water in the shower is warmer!! And their pancakes in the morning is pretty good. Made me feel at home :)


100%

Great value for a really cozy place! Stay here if youre on a budget.

  • 9th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Guatemala
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Great place, Great people....will go back again!

  • 9th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Panama
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


71%

This was an excellent place to stay in Z1. The accomodations were about what I have come to expect from Guatemala, but it was a short walk to Calle Real and the Parque Central, with an equally short walk to public transit and the main tourist bus lines. Good location with free breakfast - I had fun.


71%

The staff was very nice and accommodating; they even arranged a safe cab for us at 4am. The location is good and the building is secure. My only complaints are that it was extremely loud at night and the bathrooms were pretty musty.


100%

En definitiva el hostal tiene una ubicación perfecta, el personal del hostel es muy amable y siempre dispuesto ayudar y brindar información referente a lo que uno necesita en cuanto a lineas de buses y lugares para visitar en guatemala y fuera de ella. el ambiente muy bueno definitivamente es un buen lugar para descansar hacer nuevos amigos de viaje In short, the hostel has a perfect location, the hostel staff is very friendly and always willing to help and provide information regarding w

  • 1st Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

Had a GREAT time at this property in Guate City. The staff were knowledgable of the area and very personable. If I ever have friends going to the city I will greatly recommend this hostel!


89%

Great little hostel. Felt very safe here & was close to the city centre in Zone 1. Staff are friendly and always there to offer advice on what to do. I stayed in a dorm which was great.... Spacious, plug sockets, individual lights by the beds although mine didnt work. Lockers. Three bathrooms, two of which are huge. All very clean and nice! Free wifi and a nice courtyard which serves happy hour beers all evening. Definitely recommend while in Guat City!


100%

I had an excellent time here. The people are very sociable. It's a great place to make friends with other backpackers and travelers alike. The manager of the place even has started his own tattoo shop which makes it a more creative atmosphere. I've been to hostels in the past where although it was cheap, the bed were uncomfortable. The mattresses here though were comfortable and the price was very reasonable if not cheap in comparison to others in the area of zona 1 in Guatemala City.

  • 21st Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

The atmosphere at theatre hostel is very good! Each time we've been there very friendly people! Staff is friendly and helpful! As pretty much everybody in guatemala. Wasn't too sure about safety...door's always locked and someone's on duty 24 h but everything's on the first floor so...don't know....probably not because the hostel is unsafe but more because you hear so many things about the city. Still we never felt really in danger any time during our week in guatemala.


74%

Nice friendly hostel. Good value for money. Friendly staff.


69%

Nice staff, good location (not far away from 6Avenida), I could left my back when traveling around Guate - was nice. Problems with wifi connection, hot water and noisy guests (very loud music in the patio till 11pm).


69%

More run down than the pictures suggest, but ok for spending a night before moving on elsewhere. Very helpful staff.


100%

Second time staying here- wouldn't go anywhere else in the city. Friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere, great breakfast. Will be coming back for sure.


97%

Everything was great about the hostel. The staff was very friendly, and the other travelers were fun to hang out with and interesting to talk to. However, the staff does not speak much English, so communication can be a bit challenging if you don't speak much spanish. It's not too much of a problem, as the other travelers are usually more than happy to translate for you.

  • 16th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • sunmengyang
  • Singapore
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Super fun place that tends to attract world class travellers.


86%

Close too the city centre and also close to some good super markets and a small mercado, great kitchen and bathroom facility's, the free do it yourself laundry was great, i have never had this before and was nice to wash my cloths whenever i wanted. Friendly staff and guests make this a good place to stay in Guatemala city. The wifi wasn't working so well but after asking and staying elsewhere its was because of a company upgrade country wide so no real complaint there. Dorm beds were short 5"10


100%

Wonderful staff. They have a tatoo shop. And good city tour by William.


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