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Beds are very comfortable and new.Outdoor living room
Private room with Netflix&breakfast
Private room with Netflix&breakfast
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
You won’t be charged yet

Hello! Welcome to our home, Casa de los Nahuales. This bedroom has a new double bed, a private bathroom with hot water overseeing a fig tree and our own herb garden. Some mornings, the basil smells excellent.

The space

Your stay includes a city map, wifi access, Netflix access, coffee, tea, water and every morning a small breakfast with local fruit and bread.

A private terrace is available to our guests where you can read, smoke, listen to some music and relax either under the sun or at night. Our guests are very friendly and enjoy meeting new people every day.

We are very active in our community volunteering in cultural, artistic and local tourism activities and programs so we are very happy to give you any recommendations that you like.

There is also an art gallery in-house where you will see local and international art and projects.

The house cat, Ronald Weasley, goes by Gatito and he is seldom in the guests rooms but he likes to wander our kitchen, living room, garden and terrace. So if you have strong allergies, this is not the best place for you.

Our house is located three blocks away from La Terminal (bus terminal) as its market. We have supermarkets, markets, bus service, cool restaurants, art and music venues, shops very close by. Even though we are not located in zona 1 (city center) we are a very short and merry walk away, 15 mins distance.

If you are going to the villages, thermal waters, volcanoes and such, this is a great place to stay since you can take a bus going almost everywhere right at the corner of our street.

Guest access

You will also have access to our kitchen with brand new appliances, the living room with TV and comfortable couch and for a small fee, washer and dryer.

Other things to note

Xela´s weather can be a bit extreme, going from 24C to 0C in one single day. So please, come prepared. We offer blankets and ponchos but please bear in mind that Guatemala has no central heating services and houses can get cold. If you need it, we can lend you an electric heater for the room although most guests find it comfortable enough.

It is important to note that we will be very happy to have you in our home and you will get a warm welcome, clean room and an almost friendly cat but we are not a hotel. If you are looking for the features that a hotel offers, we strongly recommend you stay in one of the many hotels in Xela.

Free parking on premises
Family/kid friendly
Extra people No Charge
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price $15 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events

There is no smoking inside the bedroom or at the door of it. We have a garden, an outdoor living room and a terrace where you can smoke comfortably.

You must also acknowledge
Cat(s) live in the house
Safety features
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door
1 night minimum stay

23 Reviews

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Patricia User Profile
April 2017
Jonas and Desiree are fantastic hosts. Jonas went out of his way to help us with recommendations as to what to do in and around Xela and how to get around. The pros far out weigh the cons. Sure the room was small, dark and cold (but it was quiet). Sure the bed was uncomfortable (but we mentioned it to Jonas and he said he would address it). Sure the water pressure in the shower was low (but it was hot). And all this for $14 a night including a very acceptable breakfast. And did we mention that Jonas and Desiree are as nice a hosts as we have ever had.

Preston User Profile
August 2016
Desi and Jonas were perfect hosts. They were extremely welcoming to us into their home and have great information and advice about exploring around Xela. We ended Uo staying with them longer than expected because of their kindness and helpfulness. It was great talking with them and getting to know their family while we enjoyed a great city!

Markku User Profile
April 2016
Desiree and Jonas are great hosts, Rooms are clean, breakfast is great and you get a good night sleep, your away from the center of town which is a short walk away. Jonas showed me around town which was special! Don't miss the hot springs nor the climb of volcano Chicabal with a lake at the top... will come back.

Bekah User Profile
March 2017
Jonas and desi are amazing people. seriously amazing. drove my partner to the nearest hospital at midnight kind of nice people. they know everything about xela you want to know and likely much more. the room is beautiful, the shower was hot, and the kitchen is big and clean. highly recommend this place!!!!!!!

Fenna User Profile
February 2017
Staying at Jonas and Desiree's place for two nights was a great decision. This is a briljant place to get some good rest and explore a city that has to offer great markets, cosy coffee café's and nice restaurants. Jonas and Desiree are very warm people and made us feel at home. Breakfast and the great bed are also a great plus! :-)

Meg User Profile
December 2016
So great. Easy location to get into town, about 15-20 walk to the centre of Xela. Some of the nicest, most informative and generally awesome hosts you could ask for, they really went above and beyond for us. Breakfast is delicious and filling, and a great atmosphere whether it was with other guests or the family. Our room was small but very comfortable, quiet and with a private bathroom. Staying here will mean you will not miss any of Xela's wonderful spots be it a cool underground pub, or the wondeful sacred lake! We highly recommend

Viviana User Profile
August 2016
The whole family were very welcoming. They help us with useful info about the city, activities and places. The place is nice and quiet. A few minutes walking from downtown. Totally recommend.

GuatemalaJoined in May 2015
Jonas & Desiree User Profile

We are both travelers at heart and love having new guests at our home. We also enjoy giving tips and advice on improving your stay here and if possible, all the tips we have on visiting the rest of Guatemala and Central America.

We use airbnb both as hosts and guests :)

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Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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