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Tijax, Rio Dulce, Guatemala
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been staying at Tojax for the past 7 years off and on. It is a great place with great activities and a great point from which to go on excursions and and down Río dulce and lake Izabal, also out to Livingston. Lucy, the activities director, does a fabulous job coordinating and leading tours. NOTE: to those reviewing... More 

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Drammen, Norway
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights, and our cabin had cracks and openings everywhere so both smaller and bigger bugs could walk straight in (i hate bugs, especially spiders!!). I saw some of the cabins were sealed Around the doors and stuff so i think that would have been better for me.. + great food! + Nice pool + Nice view... More 

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Aarau, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveling in Central America Hacienda Tijax was one of my favorite places we stayed at. Our bungalow was quite simple, but very romantic, comfortable and clean surrounded by jungle. In the centre of the place there is a beautiful pool and the dining area is also a place which is very nice to have a relaxing drink in the evening.... More 

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Realmente es lamentable,quejarse de un hotel donde se les pidió,al recién llegar que por favor se fueran,desde que entraron las... More 

Sacramento, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Very cool bungalows on the Rio Dulce - pool, restaurant, and bar were all great. Taking a water taxi out to your accommodation was a really neat and unique experience to break up the standard hotel stay. The activities on offer were fun - I went kayaking and my friends opted for a horseback riding trip and we both enjoyed... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This was certainly not our best experience and certainly the most expensive one (quality/price) in Guatemala so far. We arrived at the hotel and got a cabin around the docks, the location was nice. The bar of the restaurant as well and the cocktails are very good. Also the pool area is nice although we didnt use it since it... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The only way to arrive at the hotel is via boat. Unfortunately no assistance is offered when getting off the boat to reception. The pier is wet and slippery, with steps and no railing making it hard to transport luggage to reception (especially when you've been travelling for some time - have two suitcases, a backpack and a handbag. The... More 

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Otavalo, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

We had a very relaxed stay in Tijax, perfect location on the water, nice pool, delicious food, friendly service. The cabin we had had a private bathroom, which was actually the only negative thing, because the bathroom had only a shower curtain as door and no roof, so privacy was a hard thing to find. For the rest, perfect!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay here, the surroundings were beautiful. The highlight for me was a yoga trip that we opted to do with the lodge which took us on a hike through the forest to a tower on top of a hill with stunning views which was the location for the yoga class. Lucy the instructor was lovely and... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights as part of a group and ended up with a large family cabin with 2 rooms each to sleep 3 and a downstairs with 2 bathroom/toilets and kitchenette dining area. We did not have air-con and although the mosquito sheet was great it did make sleeping warm, they provided a fan but this did... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Very attractive jungle/river setting. We were travelling by car and this is one of the few places with secure free parking. It is quite a long walk from the car park over bridges and boardwalks to the cabins, however the staff were very helpful in carrying luggage for us. It was quite hot when we were there and the airconditioning... More 

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Address: Tijax, Rio Dulce, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Izabal Department > Rio Dulce
Number of rooms: 19
Also Known As:
Hacienda Tijax Guatemala/Rio Dulce

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