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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com 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.
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  • 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 ???? 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.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group 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.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Passionate travellers ourselves, we make sure that you are really comfortable. We give you space, privacy and fresh air in all our dorm rooms and private rooms. In our shared bathrooms you can expect real, hot showers and plenty of sinks, too. You do good and support our local community simply by sleeping! And if that is not enough for you, you can get involved, roll up your sleeves and connect directly with our community.

Filtered water is available for you all day, and free coffee in the mornings. You can enjoy the best view of all 3 volcanos and all over Antigua from the Roof top Garden. There are several common areas for you to relax, hang out, play and connect with fellow travelers.

The Purpose Hostel also serves as training facility and community skill center, connecting people to learn and grow together. All team Purpose is learning sign language to also include our deaf community members and guests.

Just 2 blocks from the famous tanque la union and 5 blocks from central park. We are in a quiet neighbourhood of town, yet just a small stroll away from a variety of restaurants, bars, nightlife and sights. There is something for every taste and budget within walking distance. All sights and historic buildings are reachable within a few minutes walk.


Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival.

Check in from 15:00 to 23:00
Check out before 11:00

Payment upon arrival by cash.
Taxes not included - 12.00%
Taxes not included - occupancy tax 10.00 % per person per night
Breakfast not included.

General:
No curfew.
Child friendly.
Non smoking.

This property might pre-authorize your credit card.
The maximum period of stay is of 14 days. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.8

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 9.3

  • Cleanliness 9.9

  • Facilities 9.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    10 Aug 2019
    I cannot speak highly enough of this hostel! It’s beautiful, clean, spacious, quiet, has all the amenities, and helps the deaf community. Yet, THE REAL GEM of the hostel is TATIJANA. I broke my leg climbing down Acatenango and she made sure I had everything I could have ever needed. She found a way for me to shower safely which was HUGE, helped us find food, gave great recommendations, put us in a better room, checked on me regularly, and made me as comfortable as possible. THANK YOU TATIJANA!!
    USA, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Aug 2019
    Purpose Hostel was so incredible. The woman running the place is so kind and helpful. We asked her to help arrange a lot of things and she went above and beyond to help us. Location is good. Also we really want to recommend doing the bag making tour with De La Gente. You go to a locals home and make a bag from second hand huipils. It was a highlight of our trip in Guatemala. We stayed in the private room and it was huge with 2 queen beds! We were expecting 2 small beds. Rooftop has a great view!
    USA, All Female Group, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Aug 2019
    One of the best hostels we have stayed in Latin america! Tatiana the owner is lovely, always helpful with any questions you may have. Centrally located, and you can get to any tours you may want to from here.
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    27 Jul 2019
    Could not recommend this place enough!! really lovely staff and the message and support this hostel is providing the deaf members of staff is great. Beautiful roof top views and the people running it are incredibly efficient and helpful! Would recommend staying here for sure! The rooms aren’t amazing but they are comfortable enough and very clean and nice. Great pricing as well considering :) Would happily stay here again
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    26 Jul 2019
    This place definitely lives true to its name. Tatijana is a beautiful host and was so helpful, making sure I had everything I needed 🙏
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    25 Jul 2019
    This place felt like home to us during our trip in Guatemala. The rooms are clean the staff is amazing! Especially Tatjana always made sure we’re fine and helped us out with everything. The rooftop is great to do yoga or to enjoy Antigua from above. A big plus is likewise all the herbs which you can just take to make your tea for free. And as if this isn’t already enough, this hostel has an amazing purpose!!
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    11 Aug 2019
    Definitely worth it’s high rating! I loved this peaceful yet friendly and social hostel in a great part of Antigua. The staff, especially Tatiana, couldn’t do enough for you and were so kind and knowledgeable, and the facilities were beautiful and always kept very clean; there always seemed to be someone cleaning! Finally the roof was amazing- the herb gardens were a nice touch and watching the volcano erupt into the early hours of the morning with the other travelers was magical!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    02 Aug 2019
    Phenomenal hostel in a great location of Antigua. This is quite possibly the cleanest hostel I've ever stayed in, and I recommend it for that reason alone. But there's so much more. Incredible rooftop. And perhaps most of all, the purpose: connecting people, deaf and hearing, Guatemalan and foreign. You'll see what I mean. It's a great mission. Tatiana, ever-helpful, is doing things right with this hostel!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    31 Jul 2019
    I absolutely loved this place. Some of the kindest most helpful staff I've ever met (thank you Tatjana!), super clean, calm, and welcoming. Amazing rooftop to stretch out and relax on after a long day out, coffee and tea at all times, huge security lockers and fresh water, hot showers... Everything you could ask for!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    31 Jul 2019
    This is a truly lovely hostel run by lovely people. There are a number of areas to relax, an awesome roof terrace which we spent most of our time, free coffee and water as well as comfy large rooms. For the price your paying, it’s the best deal in Antigua
    England, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi


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