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Ranchito del Quetzal
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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105 reviews 105 reviews
76 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pros - warm, has hot water, ok for a night. Good breakfast and supper. Cons - no ATM nearby so the staff should say before supper and breakfast how much it will cost. We were shocked to find breakfast not included. We were bothered by other tourists who talked and smoked and ruined our experience in the morning. The family... More

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Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

After many years of staying in the area and going to the Biotopo to see quetzales, and having never seen a d**n quetzal, we gave this a try. The owner told us the property, just north of the Biotopo, had been in his family for generations as a retreat and when he retired, he decided to create a perfect habitat... More

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

My husband and I decided to stay a night at Ranchito del Quetzal after we read all the great reviews about how easy it was to see the quetzal bird there. We arrived after a very long drive from Flores and were extremely exhausted and hungry! We were greeted very warmly by the family and in no time were sitting... More

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

This is a small operation - so don't expect polished floors...or any carpet...but I went there with my 4 children and we loved it. It was very basic - but just enough to feel comfortable. And the food was very affordable. We were there to see the Quetzals. My son saw one but the rest of us didn't. I plan... More

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Seattle, Washington
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63 reviews 63 reviews
30 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Fantastic little place. Stop by for an early breakfast meal or come early afternoon and stay the night. Owners have lots of fruit trees on the property where quetzals come to eat. Rooms are basic, but tidy. Staff is very friendly and the food (especially breakfast) is excellent! Highly recommend if you are on the Quetzal hunt.

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Moscow, Idaho
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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

I stayed here a night to see the Quetzal bird, on of the most beautiful birds of the world (in my opinion), and I was highly rewarded, when they were flying around and feeding at 6.30 am. It is said to be one of the most reliable places to see these birds. There are several rooms and cabins, check them... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2011

This small Ecolodge in the middle of the Quetzal rainforest is really a gem. You can select from a few different bungalows, all at very affordable prices. The bungalows are very simple, nothing fancy, but suited well to the location. Most importantly, the family who run this lodge are the sweetest! Their school-age daughter brought us a tortilla upon arrival,... More

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Canada/UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2010

We really enjoyed our stay here. Not because of the ammenities (which are quite limited) but because of the special one-to-one attention you receive at a small family run hostel. Our rooms were a good size with private toilet/shower. We had a problem with the hot water, but this was fixed when asked. The room isn't the cleanist and I... More

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Address: Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Baja Verapaz Department
Also Known As:
Ranchito Del Quetzal Guatemala

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