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La Lancha Lodge

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Lake Peten Itza, Santa Elena, Guatemala
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I had the most amazing time at La Lancha. We stayed here for 5 nights and it was absolutely amazing. We were at La Lancha in June, during the slow season, so we were actually the only guests at the hotel. We were cared for so graciously by the staff - including Samuel, Wilmer and Frank. The... More 

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We had very high expectations about this Restaurant/Hotel because we were told it was a must during our stay in Peten. Unfortunately, the Restaurant did not meet those expectations. Called ahead of time to reserve a table for 12 for lunch and thankfully, they were expecting us mostly because we were the only guests there. The ride in was a... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Loved staying here. The resort was amazing and the views were breathtaking. The staff was excellent. I would totally stay here again. We stayed in one of the Lake View rooms and had no complaints. I would highly recommend this hotel.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We stayed 2 nights at La Lancha. The resort was nice and the staff excellent but, since we paid a nice price to spend 2 nights at the hotel, we expected that. Cleanliness, comfort, good service etc etc .....all there. What we were disappointed in was a somewhat small room with a queen size bed (vs a king) and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

Just when I thought things couldn't get any better after our stay at Blancaneaux, we wers introduced to La Lancha. A true lake view retreat with all the same Coppola qualities - beautifully maintained grounds and rooms, amazing restaurant and service. Our trip from Belize to Guatemala was seamless - a driver from Blancaneaux took us to the border and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This place is paradise. Where else do you have howler and spider monkeys right in front of you???? They stay on the trees so no worries they will be sharing your magnificent porch and view of the lake on the hammock. The property has a great pool, with sun products. It has a wonderful al fresco dining room with all... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This boutique hotel is situated at the top of beautiful lake. However, the living conditions aren't so good for the price of 230 USD per night. Small double bed isn't enough for two adults. The AC is too bright for some night relaxation.. The dinners and lunches were good and the service was excellent, with 5 times pricey than around.... More 

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NJ, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Our family spent three nights at La Lancha in February and we would highly recommend it. For us the bumpy road to La Lancha was not surprising because we had come from the Cayo in Belize, where the majority of the roads are not paved. We did not have expectations of "first world" roads in Guatemala. The location of La... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

From the first friendly greeting by staff until the last goodbye we loved our three night stay. The setting above the lake is wonderful. Laze in the hammock and spot the varied wildlife. The food was good. The wines are all by Francis Ford Coppola, but when we stayed there was limited choice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Lodge down a bumpy track but worth it. It's remote and right by the lake. The room is very comfortable with a terrace overlooking the lake with a table and chairs and a hammock. The restaurant is good and breakfast simple but good. Professional and friendly staff. Can't find a negative apart from when we arrived late we were asked... More 

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