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San Luis, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 18 August 2010

Well, let me tell you something, coming from someone who has backpacked across almost all of Europe and most of Central America; owners Joe and Ana make your experience of Guatemala unforgettable!!! Wether it was the amazing food making me, with a full mouth try to say "Oh my god, I'm addicted!" and demand more, or the great conversations I... More 

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Madeira Beach
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Reviewed 18 August 2010

Guatefriends was a great place to stay. The owners picked me up promptly from the airport when I arrived. I was impressed by the cleanliness of the bed and breakfast. The rooms were all painted in bright tropical colors and the beds were comfortable. Breakfast was good but I had the pleasure of eating dinner there on several occasions. They... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 16 August 2010

what started out as a plan to visit guatemala city as quickly as possible, ended in a month and a half stay at guatefriends. we were immediately drawn to joe, ana, and little angelo and of course, the impeccable charm, delectable food and general atmosphere of the hostal itself. we have been traveling central america for the past seven months,... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
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Reviewed 16 August 2010

I brought my wife and young children to Guatemala after living in Mexico for a year. We we were looking for housing in Antigua and stayed at GuateFriends for two weeks. Ana was a great host and Joe cooked every meal for us, including the picky eaters. Had we stayed somewhere else and eaten out three times a day for... More 

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Macon, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2010

What a wonderful stay we had here. I came with a missions group to stay our first inght in and last night before leaving Guatemala. Joe and Ana gave us great advice on what bus company to take when ours didn't arrive to take our group to Chiquimula the next day. All around the place is great. Their gourmet meals... More 

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Mankato, Minnesota
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Reviewed 9 July 2010

Joe and Anna are saints. I stayed with them for over a week and loved it. They provided me with great ideas as to what I should see and do while in Guatemala and were extremely helpful. They are in walking distance to many things in Guatemala City--zoo, airport and musuems. There neighborhood is very safe and friendly. In addition,... More 

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Ottawa
1 review
Reviewed 3 July 2010

The owners, Joe and Ana, are absolutely wonderful : always trying to help, cooking you incredible meals and even inviting you to family parties! If you want a place were you will easily feel part of the family, it's definitely the best place to go. The hotel is also really close to the airport and Ana is always ready to... More 

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West Point, NY
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2010

Though it may be said of many places by any number of people, Hostal Guatefriends is truly the best place to stay in Guatemala. It's very safe and comfordable, not to mention great for meeting other travelers. The owners are knowledgeable and friendly; Joe and Ana make you feel like you're part of the family as they laugh, talk and... More 

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San Jose
1 review
Reviewed 15 June 2010

An excellent place to spend your time in Guatemala. The owners are very friendly and helpful that make your trip much more enjoyable. They have a lovely family which is part of the business, but will never bother you. It is very close to the airport and other amenities. Very clean and quiet. The kindness of the owners along with... More 

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The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 3 June 2010

Just stayed here for 4 days, as my flight towards Costa Rica was delayed, and absolutely loved it. Great atmosphere, nice set up, very good food... so absoutely a good place to stay within the hectick city of Guatemala. Both the owners, Joe and Ana and their sweet kids, make you feel home right away. It´s got my recommodation for... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Hostal Guatefriends Bed&Breakfast esta a 1 minuto del Aeropuerto Internacional la Aurora en automovil. Tranporte esta incluido en la tarifa. Guatefriends es un ejemplo perfecto de ambiente tradicional guatemalteco junto con el estilo de Guatemala moderna, excelentes comidas y servicio al cliente sin igual. Nuestro Bed and Breakfast es propiedad familiar y está situado en una de las zonas más seguras de la ciudad de Guatemala. Nuestras habitaciones son cómodas y acogedoras. Ofrecemos cuatro opciones de acuerdo a sus preferencias personales: habitaciones triples, individuales, dobles compartidas. Mientras que nuestro invitado, su estancia incluirá las comodidades del hogar con agua caliente (siempre tenemos agua caliente !!!), toallas personales y ropa de cama que se cambian cada día. También proporcionamos almuerzos y cenas, que es inaudito en el B & B / hostales en Guatemala. El desayuno está incluido y se proporciona de 7am - las 10AM. café orgánico se sirven durante todo el día. Guatefriends también da consejos de viaje y puede hacer reservas para viajes para nuestros clientes. Contamos con Wifi gratuito. Trabajamos únicamente con INGUAT (Oficina Nacional de Turismo de Guatemala) aprobamos empresas de excursiones privadas que lo recogerá de Guatefriends B & B y traer de vuelta cuando el viaje ha terminado. (Algunos de los tours incluyen excursiones de un día a los volcanes, y las ciudades de Panajachel, San Pedro, La Antigua y Chichicastenango. Tours también están a disposición de las ruinas mayas de Tikal, Petén, Cobán, Quetzaltenango, Monterrico, Retaluleu y muchos otros destinos emocionantes.) Guatefriends Bed&Breakfast al estilo tradicional y la amistad se compromete a hacerte parte de la familia guatemalteca y le invita a quedarse con nosotros en cualquier momento que visite nuestro gran país. Aceptamos Visa, Master Card, American Express, diners club internacional, jcb, dólares americanos, y quetzales (moneda Guatemala). Viajar a Ciudad de Guatemala con nuestros paquetes de B & B: Nuestras tarifas incluyen: Menú completo desayuno WIFI GRATIS Transporte gratuito desde y hacia el Aeropuerto Internacional La Aurora Otros servicios: Servicio de lavandería (Interno) El servicio de taxi económico (interno) El servicio de taxi privado (Interno) Servicio de traslado todos los días y Excursiones (Interno) Tours Privados (Interno) Impuestos no incluidos. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Guatefriend's

Address: 16 Calle 7-40 Zona 13, Aurora 1, Guatemala City 01013, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Guatemala Department > Guatemala City
Price Range: $24 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Guatefriend's 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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