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Hostal Cumbres del Volcan Flor Blanca

Book more than 1 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Hostal Cumbres del Volcan, Flor Blanca is a small friendly hotel owned by a retired American and his Salvadoran wife. Our facility was formerly the historic Lopez Mansion which we have beautifully and faithfully restored with new hot & cold plumbing, and 4 new bathrooms in addition to the original 3. We offer both large private rooms with en-suite bath, private rooms with shared bath, and economical shared dorm rooms with bunk beds. All guests have access to free WiFi and use of the fully equipped kitchen, spacious living room with cable TV, DVD player, piano, guitar, and several lounging and dining areas including the patio and roof terrace with a view of the San Salvador volcano. Laundry facilities, off-street parking, and breakfasts are all available.

We have four private rooms, two with private bath, and two with shared bath. Our two upstairs private rooms have balconies. We have six very economical shared dorm rooms. Four are large with four bunk beds in each room, and two are smaller with 2 bunk beds in each room. The dorm rooms all share four completely new bathrooms, all with hot water. All of our rooms are named after the volcanos of El Salvador. All guests have the use of our public facilities including the fully equipped kitchen (dishes, pots and pans, refrigerator, stove with oven etc), living room with acoustic piano, guitar, smart cable TV, DVD player with movies, stereo system, informal living area around the internal patio, rear garden, and roof terrace with a view of the San Salvador Volcano. Local bus #4 connects the two principal local bus terminals Occidente and Oriente and stops directly i front of our entry. We have garage parking for 2 vehicles, and off street parking for 3 more. Breakfast and Laundry service are available.

We are in a safe and convenient location 1.5 kilometres west of the Centro Historico, across from the Gimnasio Nacional and 5 blocks from Estadio Magico Gonzalez. Both venues host local sports and international concerts. There is a bus stop right at our front door, and many low cost eating places are within easy walking distance. The Centro Historico is a 20 minute walk. We are less than an hour from the beach and surfing, 30 minutes up to the cool San Salvador Volcano, 1 hour to Lago de Coatepeque (one of the most beautiful crater lakes in the world), 1 hour to the beautiful colonial town of Suchitoto or the cool highland coffee region of the Ruta de las Flores. San Salvador has wonderful restaurants with food from all over the world and great nightlife. It also has some surprisingly good museums of art, history and culture. Our neighbourhood of Colonia Flor Blanca was for many years the finest residential area in the capital and is filled with magnificent historic mansions. Today the area is a more bohemian place and most of the larger historic mansions have been re-purposed as cultural offices, NGOs and businesses.

Hostal Cumbres del Volcan Flor Blanca Policies and Conditions:

Check in from 07:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 16:00 .

Cancellation policy: 0 hours before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. Payments with credit card have extra cost of 5%. This property may pre-authorise your credit card before arrival.

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included.

No curfew.
Pet friendly.
Child friendly. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 8.7

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 8.4

  • Facilities 8.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    17 Jan 2022
    Such a great hostel, it's inexpensive, the staff and the owner are great. I would definitely stay there again, whenever I return to San Salvador.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    31 Dec 2021
    The staff was very helpful, friendly and the facilities are clean. The hostel is owned by an American who knows San Salvador quite well and he was able to give me some pointers for my trip. In addition, I met some very interesting people at the hostel during my stay. Good value overall!
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    12 Jan 2022
    Cons: it is not exactly a cons but depends what do you want the location can be bad. Pros: the shower is so good, staff is so friendly, the kitchen is amazing I'll stay there again!
    Brazil, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    07 May 2021
    Lovely staff - Walter helped me set up a local SIM card and Malcolm took me on a tour around the Zona Rosa. If you want to know anything about San Salvador seriously just ask Malcolm - everything from local gossip to civil war history to where the best nightlife is. He also has a big packet of tour information he's compiled for the country he's happy to share. The kitchen was large and well equipped, the beds were comfy, and the hostal is near buses to get to your next destination.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    25 Dec 2020
    Many mosquitoes at night, there could be air conditioned or a fan. The rest of the hostel is perfect.
    Costa Rica, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4


    30 Aug 2021
    Very Helpful Staff, Nice atmosphere
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    13 Jan 2022
    Awesome place to stay for a good price in a great location in San Salvador. Really close to the main park where they do walking tours and a safe location.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9


    05 Dec 2021
    Was there just for a layover for the airport but safe and good street food around the corner
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6


    06 Jul 2021
    Very good hostel, very good staff. Not THE BEST hostel I’ve stayed at, but felt totally and completely sufficient with good facilities, and my impression is probably colored by the fact that there’s just not too much to do in San Salvador. I’d definitely recommend this hostel - but if I found myself in San Salvador again, in all honestly I’d probably look for a different one just for a change of scenery.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 8.0


    14 Jan 2022
    definitely a budget hostel. No lockers in rooms. Beds move around quite a bit and are very firm. Showers were nice and hot. As other reviewers have mentioned, mosquitos make their way into rooms. A rooster was crowing outside my window every 5-15 minutes from 2-6:30 am, which kept me awake even with earplugs. Staff was helpful with directions. Bus stop across the street makes it easy to get around.
    USA, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Cooker
  • Cots Available
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • DVD's