Really cool privet room for good price, good kitchen and overall clean! Super helpful and friendly staff, Netflix and fifa game. You can borrow shopping bags for your shopping which I definitely like. I gladly recommend this Hostal!
Pool house is a great small hostel, close to the center of Santa Ana. It is clean, has a nice chill area with Netflix, and the pool is very welcoming in this hot city. There is a hammock as well. The shared bathroom is clean. You can use the kitchen and fridge and with a supermarket close, it is easy to make your own food. They offer tea, coffee and water for free. I also liked that they recycle waste like plastic bottles and cans, which not a lot of people/hostels do in Central America! The host is a very nice, young local women who speaks English as well and offers a lot of help with anything. And she has an amazingly lovely kitten who wants to play all the time, very enjoyable!
After traveling for a few months, I arrived in this Cute/Comfy Hostel and felt like at home. It was a great feeling to have within my trip; Thanks to the amazing hosts that are here to share a real Salvadorian experience. Best day trips around Santa Ana and great time around the kitchen/Pool ! I hope to go back one day, thank you guys !!!!
I was travelling with 4 of my friends and our Spanish skills aren’t too good. Julio was an amazing host , he help us finding transport and a place to stay in a different town just with his contact. The place is really charming, everyone is talking to each other, it’s like a big family! Free local coffee every morning and lots of day trips are offered, to the volcano and the waterfalls for exemple. Julio gave us many ride around, he’s really dedicated to his job! Gracias Julio! See you next time!
We had a blast at the pool house! The place is clean and welcoming. We are at walking distance of restaurants and grocery stores, but Julio is always welling to drive you around if you need. Many tours are offered from the hostel. Julio will be your guide. He is the life of this place. Thanks for the amazing time Julio!!!
What an amazing experience at the poolhouse hostel. Julio is by far the best host, the best tour guide and the best person I've met during my trip across El Salvador!The earth needs more people like Julio and more hostel like the poolhouse! ;) Mucho Gracias !
This hostel was one of the highlights of our month long trip, despite only staying here for one night. The hostel owner, Julio, goes above and beyond to accomodate everyone’s needs and make sure that everyone is catered for. Not only does he keep a lovely, comfortable and clean hostel, but he personally arranges trips and activities for those staying there. As soon as we arrived and met the others hostel guests, Julio drove us all to see the nearby ruins and visit the hot springs waterfall before taking us all to dinner. The next day we visited the volcano, and again Julio drove a group of us there and waited whilst we did the hike before taking us to a beautiful restaurant by the lake for lunch and then somewhere to swim. The hostel itself is cosy and clean, with cooking and laundry facilities, and a lovely small garden with a swimming pool. If you’re visitng Santa Ana then be sure to stay at Pool House. We saw so much more of Santa Ana than we would have if we were simply left to our own devices, and met some great people along the way. Thanks Julio for making our short stay in Santa Ana so memorable.…
This hostel was one of the best homey hostels I’ve ever stayed in. The owner Julio, is a great host. As soon as we got there he gave us the run down on all the things to do in Santa Ana, where to go where not to bother. He gave us bus info and cheap food places to go to. He offers private tours for cheap and they are well worth it. Our beds were super comfy, bedrooms could have been cleaner but still pretty good. Pool out the back, AWESOME kitchen, and super funky house furniture that he has made all himself from tables to bed bunks to frames and signs on walls, etc. Highly recommend this place! Cool vibe! Thanks for having us Julio. Nikita and Will :)
So basically no one paid me for this review it's important to mention. This is a very nice human-scale and familial hostel. The owner is organising and going on himself to tours with guest and he's more than friendly and helpfull. Good location as well. Very nice staff. Highly recommend this place for a stay in Santa Ana. Thanks for everything
I was lucky cause I stayed in that house. The owners are so sweet, friendly and so helpful. They helped me to catch my bus and found other traveler who hiked with me. Very clean rooms, super cool kitchen and of course swimming pool. Highly recommend this hostel!
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