The layout of this old building is impressive with antique furniture, phones, typewriters, and musical instruments decorating the halls. It's a relatively small place with rooms that open right into the small center lobby, but the building has lots of character. The staff was friendly and helpful, the rooms were small but comfortable, and the hotel is located within walking distance to many historical sights in San Salvador. Good WiFi connectivity.
It's also quite cheap for a nightly stay, and relatively secure with large barricaded gates and double locking doors. The hotel offers no food or meal plan whatsoever, it's simply a lodge, despite indicating so on the website. For those with privacy concerns, some of the rooms have fixed, open ducts that allow noise to travel, there is also no safe or phone in the rooms.
Special mention goes to the front desk attendant that let us store or bags behind his cramped reception desk for most of the day after we checked out of the hotel before moving on to Guatemala. He also allowed us to change some foreign currency into dollars late at night when no facilities were open in all of San Salvador. This is NOT official policy, but just ask and you might get lucky. There's also a very good and very cheap mom and pop place to eat right next door to the hotel with friendly staff.
We recommend this place for those looking for simple, safe, and basic accommodation in the old quarter of San Salvador. It's ideally placed for day trips, too.
Traveller from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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We have been coming for over 5 years and well the check in process is laborious and seems disorganized at its best, this year they were redoing many places and it seems they were not busy so they closed the main bar area and closed all food shacks towards the end part of the resort exactly where they placed us so we walked a long ways for drinks and food so we were not happy also seems that this year employees were told to give as little as possible of food so that was also annoying but the salt water pool and the views made it worth while!
Traveller from los angeles
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