Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • 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 ???? 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 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Villa Esthela Hostel is a two level house with spacious double rooms and two small but very affordable single rooms. We also have mixed dorms of 4 and 6 beds.

The house has a big rooftop terrace with amazing views of Antigua and the surrounding volcanoes. There is a TV room with TV and DVD-player and lots of movies, fully equipped kitchen and free wi-fi.

We also offer free baggage storage and lockers in the dorm rooms. In the private rooms bed linen and towels are provided. In the dormitory rooms we only provide the bed linen but no towels.

Please note that our twin rooms have at least one double bed. So it doesn't matter if you book a double or twin room, the room types are interchangeable!

We offer shuttle services (pick-up / drop off) from the airport, any bus station in Guatemala City, or any other location in Guatemala. The price depends on arrival time and number of people so please send us an email with the flight information to give you the price. To arrange the airport pick-up we do ask for payment in advance, via paypal. After you make the reservation you can contact us via e-mail for details. Please contact us for prices for pick-up from other locations.

Please advise about arrival time. Please email or call in advance if you are likely to arrive during our closed reception times 22:00pm to 8.00am, so we can let our night guard know who we are expecting (arrival is possible any time).

Please pay the remaining balance in cash upon arrival (we do not accept credit cards).

Important: We do not accept credit card payments, please pay in cash only (either US$ or Quetzales).

Our check in time is 13:00 or after and our check out time is 11:00 or before. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 10.0

  • Location 8.4

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.4

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    05 Nov 2019
    Lovely peaceful hostel with helpful staff. It was clean with a well stocked kitchen (coffee, cooking oil, butter etc) and a beautiful rooftop terrace with great views. Would definitely stay here again.
    Ireland, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0


    29 Mar 2019
    I love this hostel! Stayed here on 3 separate trips to Guatemala. I like it because it is low key & a bit off the beaten path. My favorite restaurant is across the street & the is an awesome bakery 3 blocks down. If you want to be in the thick of things it may not be for you. It is clean, a great value & has an awesome roof top deck. Not a party hostel...
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    08 Jan 2020
    Very clean and relaxing atmosphere. Super friendly and helpful staff. Private rooms were spotless and the rooftop views are beautiful.
    USA, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.7


    16 Sep 2019
    We had a wonderful stay at this hostel! The staff were so friendly and helpful and we really enjoyed the quiet, relaxed atmosphere. Plus they have a rooftop patio that has to be one of the best views of the city! It's perfect for people looking for a quiet escape but still enjoy the communal hostel experience. I definitely plan to stay here again when I'm back in Antigua!
    USA, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 9.4


    26 Aug 2019
    We stayed in a private room here which was nice and spacious and although the bathroom was shared there were plenty of available showers etc. There’s also a great roof terrace and a nice chilled out atmosphere. Great value for money and very friendly and helpful staff!
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.1


    27 Jan 2020
    Villa Esthela is a decent hostel for the price. Dorms are very comfortable. Nice hot showers. Would love to see a few updates, especially in the kitchen, facilities, a new coat of paint here and there! Atmosphere was good. Beautiful view from the roof!! Located in a nice quiet area of town, near several other hostels, shops, restaurants, etc. Not far from central park or anything for that matter.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.1


    09 Nov 2019
    A nice place with a relaxing atmosphere and located just the right distance (a couple a blocks) away from the hustle and bustle of the city center. Would stay there again, only thing I would recommend is to have coffee available in the morning.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6


    29 Jul 2019
    Super nice and helpful staff - the owner, the property attendant and the night security guard. Value for your money is great. Location is not-so-great, but with the introduction of Uber in Antigua, it really helps, especially late at night. I would stay here again.
    USA, Mixed Group, 31-40
  • 8.3


    23 Jan 2019
    Decent cheap option in Antigua. Clean and tidy if a little dated. Comfy beds, nice rooftop and we'll equipped kitchen.
    Ireland, Male, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    31 Oct 2019
    Decent hostel in Antigua with a nice rooftop. Dorms are good and plenty of sockets for everybody. Not overly social
    England, Male, 18-24
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  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • DVD's