Category Archives: Hotels and Hostels

Jungle Party Hostel and Restaurant

After remodeling, Jungle Party hostel in Antigua Guatemala is one of the leading Antigua hostels on the west side of town. The restaurant has gourmet pizza by the slice or whole pizza, salads and sandwiches, juices and breakfast (guests get … Continue reading

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A Town Full of Tourists

Antigua, like the lake and other travel destinations in Guatemala, is jampacked with tourists. Last night, Lava Bar was like a zoo, there were so many people attending the 6-7 PM Happy Hour (Q6 drinks!). Other bars, such as Reilly’s … Continue reading

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New Hostel in Antigua

The Banana Azul (Blue Banana) is the newest hostel in La Antigua. It’s on 3rd Street between 7th AVenue and St. Lucia Avenue.

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Black Cat Hostel Closes

The Black Cat Hostel (Gato Negro) in La Antigua has closed both their locations. There are no plans to reopen.

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Hostel Update for La Antigua in High Season

Jungle Party is closed for remodeling. The newest Antigua hostel is La Terrazza on Third Street, close to Parque Central and the main part of La Antigua.

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November Happy Hour at El Hostal

One of the top places to stay in Antigua also has one of the top Happy Hour specials in November. From 4-8 PM, Victoria beers are 2 for Q15. See more at

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Lodging in La Antigua: El Hostal

Hostels are easy to find in La Antigua, from single rooms with private bath to dorms. But it’s hard to find a better hostel here than El Hostal on Avenida One. Big rooms, real hot water, free breakfast in the … Continue reading

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