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The Driftwood Surfer

Star Rating
2 out of 5

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Reviews

3.0 / 5
2 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Puerto San Jose Beach
    42 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Museo Regional de Arqueología
    72 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Museo Cultura Cotzumalguapa
    88 min drive

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1-800-238-0767

    About this area

    El Paredon

    Located in El Paredon, The Driftwood Surfer is in a rural location and on the beach. Local points of interest include Puerto San Jose Beach.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Puerto San Jose Beach - 42 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Museo Regional de Arqueología - 72 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Museo Cultura Cotzumalguapa - 88 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Bilbao Stones - 90 min drive

    Getting around

    • Guatemala City (GUA-La Aurora Intl.) - 132 min drive

    Restaurants

    • Oceanview Restaurant – Beachfront restaurant with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch daily.
    • Pool Bar – Restaurant with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves brunch and lunch daily.

    About this property

    The Driftwood Surfer

    At The Driftwood Surfer, hit the beach, dine onsite at Oceanview Restaurant, or enjoy a drink at one of the hostel's 2 bars/lounges. All rooms are individually furnished and offer patios and showers. Rainfall showerheads and free toiletries are among the other amenities available to guests. Housekeeping is available once per stay.

    Policies

    Check-in

    Check-in between 11 AM - 6 PM
    Early check-in subject to availability
    Late check-in subject to availability
    Minimum check-in age - 18

    Special check-in instructions

    The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 6 PM.
    If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
    24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

    Check-out

    Check-out before 10 AM

    Children and extra beds

    • Children 17 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 17 are welcome.
    • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
    • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

    Pets

    • Pets stay free

    Property payment types

    Important information

    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Breakfast fee: between USD 3 and USD 5 per person (approximately)
    • Airport shuttle fee: USD 100 per vehicle (one-way)
    • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 7 percent

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
      Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
    The guestrooms and property amenities at this property are not accessible to wheelchairs at this time. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

    We should mention

    There is no hot water on site. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Pool access available from 7 AM to 7 PM.Children 17 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

    Property is also known as

    • Driftwood Surfer Hostel El Paredon
    • Driftwood Surfer Hostel
    • Driftwood Surfer El Paredon
    • Driftwood Surfer
    • The Driftwood Surfer Paredon
    • The Driftwood Surfer El Paredon
    • The Driftwood Surfer Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
    • The Driftwood Surfer Hostel/Backpacker accommodation El Paredon

    Property amenities

    Internet

    • Available in some public areas: Dial-up Internet

    Parking and transportation

    • Free self parking
    • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
    • Airport shuttle on request

    Food and drink

    • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10:30 AM: USD 3-5 per person
    • 1 restaurant
    • 2 bars/lounges, 1 beach bar, 1 swim-up bar and 1 poolside bar

    Things to do

    • Beach yoga
    • Canoeing
    • Fishing
    • Hiking/biking trails
    • Horse riding/rentals
    • Outdoor pool
    • Ropes course
    • Yoga classes

    Family friendly

    • Outdoor pool

    Conveniences

    • Library
    • Lockers available
    • No elevators
    • Water dispenser

    Guest services

    • Front desk (limited hours)
    • Housekeeping (once per stay)
    • Luggage storage
    • Multilingual staff
    • Tour/ticket assistance

    Languages spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

    Business services

    • Computer station

    Outdoors

    • Beach loungers
    • Beachfront location
    • Garden
    • Picnic area
    • Pool sun loungers
    • Pool umbrellas
    • Terrace

    Accessibility

    • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    • Accessible bathroom
    • In-room accessibility
    • Roll-in shower

    More

    • Designated smoking areas

    Room amenities

    Bedroom

    • Air conditioning
    • Linens

    Bathroom

    • Free toiletries
    • Rainfall showerhead
    • Shower
    • Towels

    Outdoor space

    • Patio

    More

    • Individually furnished

    Nearby things to do

    Activities

    • Boat tours
    • Ecotours
    • Kayaking

    Where to eat

    • Oceanview Restaurant – Beachfront restaurant with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch daily.
    • Pool Bar – Restaurant with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves brunch and lunch daily.
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    Guest rating

    5 - Excellent
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    4 - Good
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    3 - Okay
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    2 - Mediocre
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    1 - Poor
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    4.0
    Cleanliness
    4.0
    Service and Staff
    5.0
    Property condition

    1/5

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2018

    5/5 Excellent

    Great palace

    We had a great time the staff is super friendly. Great place to go see a meteor shower.

    Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2018

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