AddressP. O. Box 56 Darkuman AccraSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
The hosts go out of their way to make travellers welcome at this lovely budget set-up in the quiet suburb of Darkuman. Rooms have TV and fridges. There's a leafy communal lawn area and a rooftop terrace.
Our independent authors have visited Crystal Hostel and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Accra.
Services & facilities
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Air Conditioning
- Ceiling Fan
- Airport Transfers
- Bicycle Parking
- Free Parking
- Common Room
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Currency Exchange
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Towels Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meals available
- Outdoor Terrace
Description provided by property
You are welcomed to the home of the Quaynors.
Ours is indeed your home away from your home.
Crystal Hostel is a new phenomenon in the hospitality industry in Ghana and in Africa. We represent the proverbial Ghanaian hospitality in its real form.
We stay and live with you as a member of our family and give you the opportunity to experience the proverbial Ghanaian hospitality.
Our objective is to provide visitors to Accra a safe, secured and comfortable home at affordable rates.
Staying with us will be an experience you will never forget and you will always cherish.
For your complete relaxation, we have
A big compound with trees
Well-kept green lawns
Two rooftop balconies
There are comfortable garden chairs on the lawns and on the rooftop for your relaxation in the cool tropical breeze.
Group Bookings-Family, Students, Associations, etc.
The big compound and the two-rooftop balconies give a total floor space not available at any such facility in Accra and in Ghana.
Children have a lot of space to play and run around.
Adults who want to relax outside their rooms have a lot of space to relax to enjoy the tropical breeze.
Our double rooms are very large and we have the capacity to convert them into dormitories to accommodate up to six people comfortably. Group numbers in multiples of five and staying for 5 days can negotiate for attractive discounts on the dormitory rates.
Guests staying for more than 21 days can negotiate for generous discounts. The total number of days you stay must be 21 days or more to enjoy this concession.
Voluntary Work Placements:
We arrange short and long-term placements for anybody of any age who would like to volunteer in Ghana. We can arrange placement for people who want to:
*work with children in orphanages and day care centres,
*teach in first cycle schools,
*have medical experience in nursing,
We have professional tour guides who know the Ghanaian terrain so well and make your tour most educative and comfortable.
Broadband internet service is available.
There is wireless connectivity to your laptop anywhere in the house. This service is for EMAILS ONLY. It cannot be used for to SKYPE, WATCH FILMS, DOWNLOAD or UPLOAND MUSIC or PICTURES or ANY HEAVY MATERIALS.
It is opened two hours a day -- 6a.m. to 7.a.m and 6.p.m to 7p.m.
All our rooms are ensuite and comfortable. Every room has:
Private bathroom and toilet
Some of our rooms are air-conditioned. Rooms with air condition attract extra charge of $2.50 per day.
There are fully equipped kitchens in the house for guests who would like to prepare their own meals. Cooking utensils and gas are supplied free.
The mistress of the house provides meals of choice for guest and she takes care of VEGETARIANS as well.
Guest can pitch their own tents on the lawns and on the rooftop
Rate: $5.00 per person per day.
We provide storage for guests excess baggage to enable them travel light on their tour of Ghana. This facility is FREE for guests who stay with us for at least five days.
The house is only 20 metres from the main transport station. There are buses, taxis and 'trotro' to any part of the city.
There is an active night market on the main road where you can get practically anything you want at anytime of the day and night. There are wayside food vendors, restaurants, groceries, even boutiques in the night market.
Art and Craft Market
There is an Art and Craft market in the house where you buy any local art and craft work.
Custom made clothes:
There are seamstresses and tailors near the house who can sew any Ghanaian / African designs for guests at short notice.
We shall pick you up from the airport if we know of your flight arrangements, particularly the name of the airline you will be flying into Accra. The fare is $20.00 per trip by one car. This is the normal fare charged by all taxis from the airport to town
Obviously, you can never get all these facilities under one roof at the same time anywhere, not even in the star-rated hotels.
We give you every opportunity to have a feel of a real Ghanaian life situation including the social and cultural life of Ghanaian.
You will certainly enjoy your stay with us.