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Hotel El Sol

Salida a Santa Catarina Palopo, Barrio Jucanya, Panajachel, Guatemala
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For us the location was just perfect but we were looking for a place a little bit "outside" (the center is still walkable in 15 min. or just a short tuktuk ride for 5q - fixed rate). 5 Minutes to walk and you are at the lake, perfect for sunset! Rooms are comfy, with TV and common areas to chill.... More 

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Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Positive - 1. Super clean!! 2. free hot spring 3. big kitchen 4. wifi works well Negative- 1. far from a pier (20min walk) and town centre(10-15min walk) 2. expensive (60Q for dorm) I had a good rest here.

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Fukuoka, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed there for 3 nights. It was a very clean and pleasant place to stay. A bit far from downtown, but it takes only 15 minutes to walk, and it is very quiet. Free Wifi was easy to access. The most favorite point of this hotel was a Japnese style ONSEN, a natural hot spring bathroom. You can relax... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Hotel El Sol for a night that I visited Panajachel. Firstly, the owner is a very friendly & helpful host, who was very keen to ensure I had all the information I needed. Secondly, the hotel is spotless. Nothing more to add on that topic. The bed was comfortable & the room spacious. The location will be... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in the dorm in El Sol for 2 nights while on Lake Atitlan. The place is absolutely stunningly clean. Nice dorm beds. WC and shower clean, hot water provided. Located away from Panajachel center and takes about 10 minutes from main street. Felt safe while walking, though it might be a good idea to take a tuk tuk in... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

The Japanese proprietor has created a wonderfully tranquil refuge away, just a ten minute walk or short tuk tuk ride, from the Calle Principal. The tiles are gorgeous! In addition to the free WiFi and free coffee, there's a fully stocked kitchen to use. The water in the showers is spectacularly hot, just wait a few minutes for it to... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A very clean accommodation with hot water, excellent WiFi and good prices. The host was very helpful and responsive to questions. It is a bit of a walk from downtown. Two hundred character requirement.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Hotel el sol is a tiny bit out of town but it is definitely worth the stay. The prices here are amazingly reasonable. It is only 15 min walking distance from town and a quick 5min tuk-tuk ride (5q per person). The owner is very friendly and helpful. He keeps the hotel extremely clean and the private rooms had maid... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This has to be the best hotel at Lake Atitlan. The place is spotless inside out. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. There is hot water in the shower and no time restrictions when you can take a hot shower. The kitchen is clean and well-equipped. It is not that far away from Centro or the docks. You can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The Japanese-lead hotel is on the outskirts of Panajachel, a 10 min walk or a 10Q mototaxi ride from the centre. There is nothing around and the place itself is somewhat quiet, too. Spacy and clean rooms, big bathroom, wifi and cable TV plus a common rooftop terrace will make your stay pleasant enough. Staff is helping you out in... More 

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