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Villa Santa Catarina

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Santa Catarina Palopo, Panajachel, Guatemala
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Ranked #8 of 29 Hotels in Panajachel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Another quaint hotel we stayed in... quaint, vey simple rooms, beautiful surroundings... hot water was a bit spotty - take fast showers on cool mornings. Beds were okay but the overall experience was still priceless. I'd stay here again! The area is beautiful, the little town is full of character, and right on the shores of Lake Atitlan.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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73 reviews 73 reviews
13 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Villa Santa Catarina is located about 10 minutes away from Panajachel in the outskirts of the small town of Santa Catarina Palopó. The hotel is just a few hundred yards from the lake and offers breathtaking views of the volcanoes. The gardens are gorgeous and a great place to relax poolside or in one of the hammocks. I love that... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We went there for lunch on January 26 and we ordered soups 2 burguers sandwiches a chile relleno. They brought us 1 burguer and the other one never came so we cancelled it, they did however charged it and a tip and we said to take it of the bill and the waiter insisted he brought it over wich he... More

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Lancashire, England
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86 reviews 86 reviews
72 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The hotel is situated in a small quiet village and is only 100yds from the shores of Lake Atitlan so it is a very nice location. The hotel itself is pleasant, well decorated and in well tended grounds that have a swimming pool and a small relaxing pool. Both were cleaned on a daily basis whilst I was there. Our... More

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Evanston, Il
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255 reviews 255 reviews
149 hotel reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We were on a 3-week tour of The Lost World of the Mayans with a small group (9) for two nights. Our room was large and had a lovely terrace. The shower in the bathroom was enormous. We arrived about 7:30 PM after a long day of travel from Copan, Honduras and went to dinner right away. The food was... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Gorgeous setting, killer location, and great restaurant (their hot chocolate is fantastic!). However, the beds were terrible (way too firm!) and overpriced. I don't think that I would return to this location.

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Lima, Peru
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31 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Great hotel, excellent service. Some rooms need a little updating, old tvs, but the service and the food is great. I highly recommend it. The lake is very close and there is a beautiful town very close. Locals sell colorful textiles.

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Brussels, Belgium
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

The perfect place to start discovering the lake Atitlan far from the noisy and dusty Panajachel atmosphere. Nice hotel with a pleasant colonial style. Very friendly staff. Rooms are spacious each with a beautiful terrace above the large swimming pool. Rooms are very neat ,well equipped. Besides, prices are very reasonable. There is no miracle; the manager in charge, Mister... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Santa Catarina Palopo was a stop on my recent honeymoon to Guatamala and Belize. We spent three nights in this very special location, enjoying the heat of the day perusing through the markets of nearby Panajachel and lounging by the pool or on our large terrace overlooking the lake. The hotel is simple, but very Guatemalan, very friendly and clean,... More

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Bellingham, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The hotel is physically beautiful and located next to Lake Attitlan. However, no air-conditioning or fan or phone in room. The TV was a 13 inch located up high on a small shelf with a remote (which you receive with your room key) that never worked, even after I went and got another one. The bathroom drain smell was unbearable;... More

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Address: Santa Catarina Palopo, Panajachel, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > Panajachel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Santa Catarina 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Villa Santa Catarina Panajachel, Guatemala - Lake Atitlan

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