Hostel Restaurante Casa Jacaranda

Address: 1a. Calle Poniente No. 37, Antigua Guatemala, Western Highlands, 03001, Guatemala | Hostel
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This hostel is located on 1a. Calle Poniente No. 37, Antigua Guatemala.
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          TravelPod Member ReviewsHostel Restaurante Casa Jacaranda Antigua Guatemala

          Reviewed by livingthedream

          Great Hostel in Antigua

          Reviewed Apr 30, 2014
          by (19 reviews) Sydney , Australia Flag of Australia

          Great hostel with basic rooms and excellent value. Very clean, secure, good location and includes a great breakfast and Wi-Fi.

          Getting to Nicaragua - The travel agencies In El Tunco are both really good and for some reason cheaper than going direct. There is a direct bus that picks you up on the main road and takes the coastal road rather than going into San Salvador. Comes every 2nd day and costs $45 to Leone in Nicaragua. Otherwise you'll need to get to San Salvador which you can do by chicken bus or by mini bus. Mini bus is $1.50 and should be an hour. Mine took 1.5 hours due to City roadworks. Allow time. You need to get to Puerto Bus Terminal. Ask the driver to advise you of the best place to get off, it will be about 5 blocks away. The bus leaves at 12:30 and is a luxury bus from a company called King Quality and costs $51. They feed you, has wi-fi and they take care of all the immigration, you don't even need to get off!! They advise it takes 10-11 hours to Managua. I spoke to a few people who said it can take up to 13 hours.... You need to pay $17 to exit El Salvador and $3 for Honduras. You can do the same trip at 6am with another company called Del Sol as well. San Salvador to Honduras including immigration takes about 5 hours.

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          TripAdvisor Reviews Hostel Restaurante Casa Jacaranda Antigua Guatemala

          4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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