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Hotel Finca Tatin

Livingston, Rio Dulce, Guatemala
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Caye Caulker, Belize
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay was amazing. Very relaxed and an amazing atmosphere. The food was really good and the prices also. We really would recommend everybody to go there for a relaxed and peaceful place. The bungalows were nice and the staff is helpfull and nice aswell.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My stay at Finca Tatin was perfect in every way. The property is family-run with the help of an incredibly helpful and friendly staff. I mention this only because the other eco lodges I stayed in were staffed with friendly but young people who seemed to be just passing through. The attention to detail that arises from places with a... More

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Antigua, Guatemala
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finca Tatin was everything I had hoped it would be, homey, cheap, comfortable, incredibly relaxing and lot's of fun. Lying in a hammock all day long with a great book from the book exchange, renting kayaks and exploring the Rio Dulce down to Livingston and the delicious family dinners I was definitely sad to leave that place!

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Quebec City, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stayed there for 3 nights last year (2013-2014). From there we went one day in Belizean cayes, another day ww went with a guide in a cave and kayaking. The Finca was full so there was a lot of life around and the family dinner was really great. The food is ok, the staff was very helpful and the... More

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Hong Kong, China
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229 reviews 229 reviews
148 hotel reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were really looking forward to our visit and were having a tough time choosing which of the lodges to stay at. We had first hand recommendations to stay at either Hotelito Perdido or the Roundhouse and were impressed with the emails we received from Perdido in particular, by contrast Tatin's email responses were very short and vague. Despite this... More

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Antigua, Guatemala
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Absolutely stunning hostel, you can really tell it is the hostel owner's dream come to life. There is so much detail everywhere ! Beds were quite uncomfortable and I found it very hard to sleep at night. The owner's two sons are there for the summer and seem to have gone a little stir-crazy, they were quite arrogant and at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This place has a wonderful spot, hidden into jungle and rio dulce. We wanted to stay 2 nights first, finally we spent 5 nights diving into the river, chilling in hammock, playing with the big dog, kayaking all around the place and discussing with travellers. Rooms are damp. Jungle anyway. Carlos and the volunteers are very helpful and kind! It... More

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is my favorite spot in Rio Dulce, and one of the better lodges in Guatemala. The atmosphere of the place is great for all crowds- private bungalows on the water, dorm rooms if you want em, and a great common area with hammocks, games, and waterfront. Its perfect for backpackers and couples alike- not too much of a party,... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Really nice place in the jungle. I would've stayed longer if I could deal with the heat and humidity (not the finca's fault, obviously). Riverside place with good views and great food. Awesome, gentle pet rottweiler. Fair pricing on things given the isolation. Wifi was weak, but you're in the jungle...

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Florence, Italy
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7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Writing in english just for the huge number of american and european tourists coming in Guatemala. We reserved a bungalow by the river, just in the deep jungle. The room was amazing, with mosquito net, private room and fan. Amaca in terrace, silence, quiet and rest. Wilderness and green enivroment. We had a nice time, adventuring with the kayak session... More

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Address: Livingston, Rio Dulce, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Izabal Department > Rio Dulce > Livingston
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Finca Tatin is a hotel in the jungle, unique for it`s surroundings, and the simple and friendly atmosphere within.Owned by argentinian-italian globber trotter Carlos Simonini.Our place is special because we live in harmony with Nature; respect and protect the biodiversity while we work and live in the Rain Forest.How do we respect nature?If you look for a simple, relaxed time, good food, excellent company, wonderful places to explore, “FINCA TATIN IS YOUR DESTINATION”!Where is the Finca Tatin?Finca Tatin is on the Rio Tatin, a branch of the Rio Dulce. We are 20minutos boat from Livingston, the Caribbean Garifuna people, and 45 minutes by boat from Fronteras (Río Dulce) .. ... more   less 
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