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The Black Cat Hostel Xela

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Overview
13 Avenue 3-33 zona 1, Quetzaltenango 09001 Guatemala See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Laundry Service
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All reviews included in the price breakfast burrito big breakfast thin walls included breakfast bus terminal a private double room clean with hot water three nights central courtyard every morning santa maria dorm hostel xela volcano
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Under new management now. I noticed the differences as soon as I walked in the door. Cleaner and better organized than when I wrote my previous review. Previous manager was just incompetent, had no idea how to run a hostel.

Thank Philip_Wilson
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We stayed in a private room - basic but clean. Staff unusually friendly and accommodating. Included breakfast a nice bonus. Location is good -- close to the city park, many shops and restaurants. Maybe a 15-20 minute walk to the Alamo bus terminal. Central courtyard...More

Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Nice and quiet-ish hostel. The beds in the dorm were really comfy. Also, I had one of the hottest showers I’ve had all trip. The bar isn’t a rave, but quite nice to sit down and chill. Hands down the best bit though is the...More

Thank kevin_oh7
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Stayed in the room with a private bath. I'd stay there again of I had to but would look at other options first. The mattress is a very thin foam and I could feel the wooden slats underneath. The room is right by the kitchen...More

Thank Jeff S
Response from Lea S, Recepción at The Black Cat Hostel XelaResponded 14 March 2018

Thanks for your comment. regards

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Huge and clean private room with bathroom, the wifi works very well, the food tastes just great and isn't expensive at all. The breakfast is included and big (you can choose from the menu, we had pancakes and french toast - it was difficult to...More

Thank PaolaBarboglio
Response from Lea S, Recepción at The Black Cat Hostel XelaResponded 14 March 2018

Hello Paola, thanks for your comments. Regards!

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The Black Cat Hostel is one of the most loved hostels in all CentralAmerica. With more than 8 years of experience. The best located in all town (Xela, Quetzaltenango), just two blocks from the Parque More Central. In and old and classical arquitecture of Quetzaltenango (wood, patio, and color). We are known because: our friendly staff, amazing breakfast, cleanless, the best location in town. One of the most loved bars and restaurants in Xela (craft beer, confort food, best nachos and burguers in town). Its happy hour (5pm-7pm) its already a tradition. A great place to have a smoothie or coffee all day long. We know exactly what a traveler wants. Youll have amazin breakfast (coffee/tea included, soap and paper in the bathroom, free reffil of water -all day long-, safety, book exchange -free-, free movies, free internet. Great for the operation centre of your day trips, or a nice place to relax and enjoy. The most friendly, beautiful and nice people are staying with us. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$15 - US$19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Guatemala > Western Highlands > Quetzaltenango Department > Quetzaltenango
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$15 - US$19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Guatemala > Western Highlands > Quetzaltenango Department > Quetzaltenango
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Traveller (17)
Room & Suite (11)
Dining (4)
Family and Play Areas (7)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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XelaGringa
26 May 2017|
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¡Sí! Hay POS para Visa.
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XelaGringa
26 May 2017|
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Sí! Yes
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XelaGringa
26 May 2017|
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Lamentamos la demora... Sí, hay POS.
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Room Tips
"Don't stay in the private room next to the kitchen."
StaceyR884
15 Nov 2017
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"Very close to Parque Central."
bushpilot2
22 Feb 2017
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"the whole place is fine for the night, it is economical, clean and comfortable"
carlosmiguelr782
11 Apr 2016
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"wifi doesn't work in individual rooms, but works in main area - they also have a computer you can use..."
Trekhigh
31 Jan 2016
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