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The Round House

La Pintada | in between the hot spring and canyon, on the Rio Dulce, Livingston, Rio Dulce 18002, Guatemala
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a really great time at the round house and stayed longer then I intended because the place is so relaxed. The food is really good and you can hang out on the dock and go for a swim in the rivier. Staff can arrange everything and are very knowledgeable about the area. Because the building is made of wood... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived by boat to the Roundhouse chris the owner was very helpful and picked us up in Livingston and took us to the hostel. Its a beautiful hostel right on the river with hammocks at the dock which are really inviting to chill out at the river and go swimming. If you wake up early in the morning you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This place is amazing, the staff and owners Chris and Dani are so welcoming, the atmosphere is great, the food is delicious, the setting is beautiful, great common area. The only complaint I would have is its impossible to leave! Make sure you have nothing booked after here because you'll probably just end up cancelling so you can stay longer!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A vacation from your vacation! By far one of the best hostels I've ever stayed at. Away from the noise and ramble of both Rio Dulce & Livingston, Round House is located on the river in between the two. It has a great social vibe without being chaotic and seems to always attract cool equal minded people. All of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We were received really well as a large group of 12 people. We had slacked in reconfirming our reservation, but the owner went out of her way to accommodate us all the same. The hostel is set up really pretty, kept well and all runs on solar-energy and collected rain-water. We had a great time chatting with the owner (she’s... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This place offers the best prices, is quiet good place to make a pause on the journey to rest, the food is excellent, there are many activities to do, the owners have good experience of traveling in the country and they help with good advice. This place offers everything: quiet in the day and various activities, good food and at... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

we really enjoyed our time here. Loved the river being right at our door step. Beautiful setting.... We enjoyed everything about this place. The rooms were clean the food was good staff very friendly and helpful. It was for a sure breath of fresh air especially after the horrible experience we had at Semuc Champey. I wish we'd come here... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

I absolutely loved The Round House. The atmosphere is incredibly relaxing, and Chris and Daniel make for some incredibly gracious hosts. As well, everything is well built and solid, the beds are comfy, and the wildlife is plentiful. Upon arrival, we were greeted by three extremely friendly dogs, and I knew we had come to the right place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

After having spent a stressful week in Antigua (without passports as they were stolen) Rio Dulce and more specifically The Roundhouse was THE perfect location to unwind. As it's name suggests the hotel is a 2 storey, spacious tree house like structure set only metres back from the peaceful river. the wide open spaces afford privacy and most of all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I stayed at the Roundhouse for just 3 days and I wish I could have stayed longer. Pretty sure I'll be back in the December time frame for a much longer stay. The owners Chris and Dani are great fun to be around and talk to. They provide a great atmosphere. On top of the owners being awesome the Roundhouse... More

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Address: La Pintada | in between the hot spring and canyon, on the Rio Dulce, Livingston, Rio Dulce 18002, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Izabal Department > Rio Dulce > Livingston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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