Quetzaltenango, Quetzaltenango

Hostal Don Diego is a large hostel and boarding house with an in-house tour operator and travel agency. They boast a quiet location three blocks west of the Parque a Centro América, an open kitchen and competitive rates on dorms and private rooms.

Free Wifi
Open kitchen
Travel assistance
Longterm rates
Reliable hot water

All facilities (bathrooms and showers) are shared at Hostal Don Diego, and towels are included in the price of accommodation. While their daily rates compare well with other nearby hostels, their weekly and monthly rates (as low as Q 27.5 nightly for a monthlong stay) comprise considerable savings for longterm budget travelers.


Hostal Don Diego is a twenty or thirty second walk from Celas Maya, one of the most popular Spanish schools in Xela. The hostel’s location on 6th street provides a quiet ambiance that’s still just a few minute’s walk from the most active downtown areas in Quetzaltenango’s zone 1.

In addition to budget longterm rates, Hostal Don Diego offers a wide variety of adventure tours and shuttle packages through its sister company, Adrenalina Tours. Volcano hikes, walking tours, birdwatching, horseback riding and cultural tours are just the beginning of the list.

To make reservations, call or e-mail. Walk-ins are welcome, but space cannot be guaranteed. Additionally, you can visit Hostal Don Diego’s website for more information.

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