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Kasa Kiwi Hostel & Travel Agency

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Kasa Kiwi Hostel & Travel Agency is a classic hostel in the historic center. We have a lovely patio surrounded by plants and flowers and a huge roof terrace with 360-degree views of the city and surrounding mountains. On the Roof Terrace we have a bar which opens from 2pm (noon on the weekends) to 9pm with a great selection of drinks, craft beers and activities. There are two 15MB WiFi Routers; we have plenty of power sockets in each room; the kitchen is fully equipped and has its own balcony with tables and chairs. We offer free filtered water.. We also operate as a travel agency and can book all manner of tours, hikes, shuttles and even internal Guatemalan flights. We can advise on volunteering; studying Spanish; taking salsa lessons; and all the sights Quetzaltenango (Xela) has to offer.

We are super central (only 2 blocks from Parque Central). Walk or take a taxi to Parque Central from one of the bus terminals. A taxi should not cost more than Q40. From Parque Central walk east along 6a Calle for 2 blocks. The huge grey municipal building will be on your left for the first block. After the second block, turn right onto 9a Avenida. A bar/hotel called Lunavela is on this corner. Walk for 1.75 blocks and we are on the Right Hand Side just before the corner store and the little clothes store.

We have 5 private rooms (2 with private bathrooms) and 3 dorm rooms. No rooms have bunk beds.

Kasa Kiwi Hostel & Travel Agency's Policies & Conditions:

Currently we do not have 24 hour reception. Guests must arrive prior to 20:00/8:00pm to receive your keys and check in. If you are unable to arrive prior to 20:00hrs, please contact us.

Check in from 14:00 to 20:00.
Check out from 00:30 to 11:00.

Cancellation policy: 24 hours before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash.

Taxes included.
Full use of equipped kitchen included.
Breakfast not included.
NO PARKING

General:
No curfew.
Child friendly.
Reception 08:00 to 20:00. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.8

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 9.1

  • Facilities 8.7


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    10 Mar 2022
    This Hostal is bliss and a lifesaver! I enjoyed my stay a lot. For a very! reasonable price you still got a lot of comforts. I appreciated the good mattress, that they weren't bunk beds, and the lovely roof terrace. And of course the very helpful and nice staff! I forgot important documents and cash in the hostel. First, no one stole it. The cleaning staff collected it and the owner sent it to me to another hostel. All very safe, all very easy. Thank you for the lovely stay and your kindness.
    Switzerland, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    07 Mar 2022
    I liked it very much. The owners are super friendly and helping and the atmosphere is nice.
    Switzerland, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    03 Jul 2022
    My stay at Kasa Kiwi was great! I shared a private room with my friend that I was traveling with and we felt safe and enjoyed our stay. The rootfop bar was really fun, and we also used it during the day as a patio to study and eat breakfast at! The views were great! We couldn't figure out how to get the water heater to work (with instructions from check in and the sheet in the bathroom) so we took an ice cold shower, but apparently there is a way to make it warm. We still had a great stay!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    02 Jun 2022
    The hostel is located very close to the main square where there are quite a few shops, restaurants and a market. The rooms are quite big and it is amazing to have a normal bed and not a bunk-bed for a change. There is enough room to store your stuff and there are lockers outside. The offer quite a few tours and the staff is very friendly. Tom was very welcoming and explained everything great and into detail! I liked my stay in this hostel.
    Netherlands, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    16 May 2022
    Nice place, nice staff great hostel
    Denmark, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    06 Apr 2022
    Very nice hostel! A little more quiet, mostly because people often take Spanish classes in the mornings. Kitchen was fine. Free filtered water. Showers were ok. The owner is a great guy who is always willing to help you with your trip! Has amazing tips.
    Netherlands, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    11 Mar 2022
    Xela is a great city to visit, and this hostel is the place to stay. Dorms are nice and there's a rooftop bar. The owner is really friendly and helpful. Wish they offered breakfast.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    03 Apr 2022
    Tom "the man who runs this hostel" gives this hostel 10/10, he is really helpful, and cares about everybody! He can make any plans with guests regarding their budget, Energy and time! And his advice made my (and others) travel The only negative thing is that they don't open the roof all the time, they just open it in evening non also in weekends! so all guests would squeeze inside the kitchen which is the only common room, no facilities during the day. The staff are great and helpful
    Kuwait, Couple, 31-40
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    08 Mar 2022
    Good place to stay
    Guatemala, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    14 Feb 2022
    Great small hostal, nice stuff, clean. Small kitchen but nice, just sad that everything is outside (kitchen and the table for eating) when it's so cold. Nice rooftop with the karakoé nice ! Really great atmosphere.
    Switzerland, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
Services
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


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