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Posada Los Encuentros

Callejon Chotzar 0-41 | Bario Jucanya, Panajachel, Guatemala
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boulder, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

This little posada lies on a back street of Panajachel, just north of spectacular Lago Atitlan. We were driving a rental car and couldn't find the hotel, but a local taxi (tuk-tuk) driver led us right to it for seven quetzales. Our room turned out to be in a tower decorated with Mayan motifs. It overlooked the central garden, and... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

We stayed at Posada Los Encuentros for a few nights in May. The room was very spacious with 3 beds and a large bathroom. The beds were comfortable and we slept quite well in spite of roosters that crowed around 3:30 a.m. (I had ear plugs.) The location was very convenient even though it was not on a main street.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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178 reviews 178 reviews
59 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

The room was quite nice with a small porch outside with a hammock and a garden area surrounding all the cabins. The pool was not exactly a pool – not quite sure what it was, an oversized bathtub with murky water but didn’t detract from the stay. Breakfast was a bit or a disappointment – some coffee, juice and toast... More

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
45 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

The proprietor of Los Encuentros, Richard, is an interesting man, very pleasant to interact with; and the place he has made here, having begun with the purchase of a large old house, is a perfectly secure, relatively quiet, thoroughly comfortable place to stay. The only noise came from the occasionally barking dogs, and where in Central America will you be... More

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

Lovely garden and well decorated guest lounge. Rooms OK and water hot. Just a little bit in need of some tlc. The room TV is just a blur for example. And WIFI doesnt work in the room. It is a bit out of town so not noisy except for the dogs in the street that sleep by day and howl... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Pana is a tourist Mecca! While the lake is beautiful you need to wade through countless tourist shops and other nonsense to see the beauty. The nice thing about this B and B is the location if you are looking for a quiet laid back place. That, combined with the price made it a great stay. If you are expecting... More

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

We were welcomed very warmly by Richard and appreciated his advice and recommendations during the 3 days we spent there. Our room was cozy, comfortable and clean. Breakfast was continental style which suited us fine as it gave us a bit of a break from the usual central American fare. A great value budget stay overall. The highlight for me... More

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Managua
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

Posada los Encuentros is a marvelous location for a relaxed, low-key getaway from the city (for expats and Guatemaltecos alike) and for foreign travelers trekking through Guatemala. The Posada has a cozy, family feel and all the amenities necessary for a comfortable stay. Richard Morgan's expertise of the lake area is incomparable.

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Bogota, Colombia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

A "must stay" at this wonderful Bed & Breakfast. I spent three weeks and loved it every minute. Located in the Guatemalan highlands, with easy access to a "real" Mayan cultural experience and pristine natural sorroundings, Panajachel is a very friendly and colorful place to visit and enjoyed by singles and families. Their facilities are most comfortable. Richard (owner) and... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

This is a *very* pleasant posada/ bed & Breakfast ideally situated near Panajachel and the lake and the nearby mountains and gorgeous markets at Chichicastenango, just a few fun miles by colourful bus from Antigua. The place itself is slightly out of town, comprises several types of rooms (even an appartment), very quiet and comfortable, gated for added security, but... More

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Address: Callejon Chotzar 0-41 | Bario Jucanya, Panajachel, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > Panajachel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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