Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Payment types accepted at this property: only cash.

Cancellation policy: 48 hours before arrival.

Additional Terms and Conditions

Casa Felipe San Pedro la Laguna policies and conditions:

Check-in time starts at 1 pm.
Check-out time is 11 am.
Please note: No 24-hour front desk. Opening time is: from 7 am to 9 pm.

Payment types accepted at this property: only cash.

Cancellation policy: 48 hours before arrival.

Taxes included.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Welcome to Casa Felipe San Pedro la Laguna after a renovation!

It´s a fresh beginning! We´ve just finished renovation in Casa Felipe to improve each aspect of your stay. From now on you can be sure that spending time here will be a pure pleasure.
We take perfect care not only of our guest but also the environment (you can read more about it below). Here you can take a deep breath relaxing in our spacious garden full of fruit trees, herbs and exotic plants.

Although the space has been renovated, we still remain an ecologically friendly hostel. Now a days the building remains with certain modifications. We maintain these ecological tendencies by keeping the same hygiene practices and its septic system to filtrate the water. Those efforts have the purpose of keeping LAKE ATITLAN CLEAN. Now Casa Felipe is able to receive up to 35 guests at the time. There is boat rides arriving from Panajachel every 20 minutes and plenty of buses arriving from the capital city or Xela. Antigua Guatemala also offers different shuttle companies coming this way on a daily basis.

Accommodation and facilities
We offer 5 private rooms and 3 dorms to get rest after your journey. In the large fully equipped kitchen you find everything you need to feel like home and prepare your own meals. Each day we offer free coffee for our guests and a possibility to try a delicious homemade hot supper. Once you taste it you love it! In the evening there is a time to socialize with other guest playing billiard or sipping colorful drinks served straight from the Guatemalan designed bamboo bar.

Casa Felipe San Pedro la Laguna is located in a calm area with fast access to the lake, boats and restaurants. In 5 minutes you can hit the most party area with bustling places with live music almost each evening. Another 5 minutes and you find the colorful local market with tasty fruit, fresh vegetables and local vibe.

You will never get bored here. No doubt! Hiking the San Pedro volcano, watching the sunrise on the top of Indian Nose, horse riding to explore coffee plantation or kayaking to enjoy the beauty of Lake Atitlan - these are only few examples of spending unforgettable time in San Pedro La Laguna.

What makes hostel Casa Felipe ecological? (Silver medal as a Green Leader by Tripadvisor)

1.Building materials
The dormitories and the private rooms are made of adobe (type of dirt mixed with other organic materials) which is thermic, free of toxic cement elements. Besides our friendzone living room is made of bamboo which is a renewable material that in 4-6 years grows back to its normal adult plan size.

2.Mattresses and pillows
Our mattresses and pillows are 100% biodegradable since they are made of rustic cotton. They keep the body temperature and at the end of their usage cycle in about 6 month they turn into earth material.

3.Organic cleaning products
Our Green cleaning products are 100% homemade. Their base are baking soda, peroxide, sometimes alcohol, eucalyptus, clove, lemon plant etc. The soap that we use is phosphorus free.

The biodigestor is designed to clean the sewage water. Our absorption well is made of pure clay which makes filtering highly effective and the water from there after traveling 200 m to the lake Atitlan does not contaminate it. This information and construction is validated by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources of Guatemala.

The biofilters are made of pebbles, sand, some earthy materials and is enhanced with some semi-aquatic and aquatic plants that eliminate phosphorus, nitrogen and other harmful elements from the water. Those chemicals are the main cause of cyanobacteria that usually contaminates the lake. There are two biofilters, one is for sewage water, which is used as penultimate filtration after the expulsion of the biodigester. The second one is the future project for gray water, which will be creating a deposit of clean water that will serve for irrigation of inedible plants and sanitary water.

6. Plants and trees
The air quality is different in the hostel thanks to the special air purifying plants and trees in our large inner garden. It also provides herbs for cooking and medicinal purposes.

7. Light Bulbs and drinking water
Every single light bulb is LED type which provides better energy saving options. Moreover, we provide free drinking water for our guests who can fill out their portable bottles any time and therefore reduce their carbon footprint. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 8.2

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 7.5

  • Cleanliness 7.8

  • Facilities 7.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    30 Dec 2018
    This place got bad reviews online, but i tried it anyway. Its what you expect for a budget friendly hostal, and a bonus it has hot showers. The kitchen is spacious and I cooked there regularly. The security is strict but understandable and my stuff felt very safe. Its a great location and great price...
    Ireland, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7


    01 Jan 2019
    Super chilled out and welcoming hostel. I loved the clean and kitchen with a lot of tools and the company of other travellers. Great location which is quiet and also central. Cinco estrellas ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
    Germany, Couple, 31-40
  • 9.4


    12 Jan 2019
    Really chill place only a short walk from all the bars and activities. Good kitchen, toilets and warm shower. Other people at the hostel also easy to hang out with during my stay. Good choice to stay and go out to bar or activities and come back to sleep. Owner speaks mainly just spanish but is a super nice guy!
    Finland, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    30 Jan 2019
    Nice little hostel , great staff. Facilities ok it could do with a new fridge. Showers good and the hostel has a good atmosphere. Beds a bit hard but ok for a couple of days stay. Stayed here before and I would stay again
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6


    02 Jan 2019
    The owner is an absolute GEM! Explains EVERYTHING, including recycling, everyone practices Spanish together, room keys & front door keys provided & there are lockers
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 8.3


    30 Jan 2019
    The hostel is set in a really good position in San Pedro. Lots of outdoor space to relax in. The dorms were a little cramped when fully occupied and the beds were seriously firm. I think they need to invest in some good mattresses (not just bits of foam) and pillows. The shower was ok. The staff were also ok, though sometimes hard to find.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    21 Feb 2019
    I stayed there for one night. It was definitely basic, but the price was low so I was fine with the hostel. The beds were surprisingly hard and uncomfortable, however. The guy who worked there came out and checked when we entered after partying late one friday night, which I appreciated that he checked if people are bringing others in, but that guy made both me and my friend (who is also female) uncomfortable. He was always gaping at us as we walked around the hostel, in the middle of the night.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    21 Feb 2019
    Great place for a shoestring backpacker's budget. The staff is sweet, owner seems jovial but treats his employees with a lack of respect.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    05 Jan 2019
    The staff are friendly and helpful, it has good common areas and the facilities are okay. The location is a bit far from the main area but that was no problem for me. The kitchen is basic, don’t expect anything.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 6.6


    08 Feb 2019
    This place is definitely rustic but is good for the area. Lockers did not stay properly locked. The owner is very strict. Not much of an atmosphere as it is small. Beds are insanely hard. Nice to have a kitchen to cook in.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi