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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very nice place to stay in xela. Great location near the central park. Nice, clean facility. It felt safe with security at night and lockers in dorms. Free breakfast was awesome, with several options to order from. The staff was helpful and friendly. They held my bags for 6 days while I did a trek.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved it. Only planned on staying at couple days and I stayed a week. The women running it were so helpful and so nice. The breakfast was better than most breakfasts I get at home! The coffee was great, the rooms were great, the shower upstairs was so hot and powerful. Great location a block from the bars and...

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed there only 1 night. There was nothing to do in xela, ugly city. Hostel was pretty okey. But in the dorm 10 bunk beds very close to each other! Little space for your backpack. Bed linen were super old , with wholes in it. In the night was freezing but receptionist offered extra blankets. Bathroom was a bit...

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Thank Kamila F
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Receptionist and workers were very nice and caring, offered us blankets and an early breakfast for the track. Nice dormes and great location. Includes breakfast with many options. highly recommended :)

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Breda, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Hostel atmosphere is very nice. Friendly staff. They went out of their way to prepare our breakfast whenever we needed to leave early to go on a tour, which was really nice. Rooms are clean. We slept in the dorm room next to the restaurant so we were sometimes disturbed during our sleep by light and noise. My matrass was...

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Leon, Nicaragua
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Black Cat is an excellent hostel. The rooms are very clean as well as the living and eating areas. The showers are warm which are nice on a cold rainy day. The staff are friendly and helped organise our day to the Georgina's Hot Springs. The best part though is the included breakfast in the morning where you get to...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a great hostel in Xela - with spectacular breakfast options (included in the price) - the Black Cat is where it's at! Friendly staff, an open kitchen, and piping hot showers all top it off - and speedy internet, too!

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Thank Carlos Scott L
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

The rooms are good, with comfortable beds and lockers available. The crowd here was lovely and socialising was facilitated by a nice common area. The 60Q a night includes a free breakfast (35Q worth!), so this really is a bargain. The breakfasts tasted awesome too! They organise tours and shuttles for great prices too. Overall, fantastic staff and facilities made...

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Thank Wouter T
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This hostel is great value for money. Great central, but quiet location (except for the guy of the staff who was talking really loud at 6 a.m. every morning). Breakfast which was included was really tasty; you could choose from the menu. Friendly staff. We would recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a budget option in Xela.

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Tijuana, Mexico
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I stayed in the Black Cat for 2 weeks. It was lovely ! The stuff was very nice and the breakfast was tasty and big :-) I also went trekking with the tour agency that works with the hostel and it was a very good experience. Jose, the agency’s manager, was very cool and professional, he drove us to the...

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Additional Information about The Black Cat Hostel Xela

Address: 13 Avenue 3-33, Quetzaltenango Zona 1, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Quetzaltenango Department > Quetzaltenango
Price Range: $21 - $24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“the whole place is fine for the night, it is economical, clean and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles carlosmiguelr782, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“wifi doesn't work in individual rooms, but works in main area - they also have a computer you can use to access internet”
 of 5 bubbles Trekhigh, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Go upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles finlayk2014, 9 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Dorm room next to bathrooms was good, not too noisy and not far to go if you need to use toilets!”
 of 5 bubbles 401annabellew, 3 Jun 2014 | Read review
“The showers upstairs have more space and hot water.”
 of 5 bubbles babineriri, 6 Oct 2013 | Read review
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