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Hotel Villa Caribe

Certificate of Excellence
Calle Principal, Barrio el Centro, Livingston, Rio Dulce 01001, Guatemala
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Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Livingston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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150 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was bit overpriced at 122 US but had great location overlooking the ocean. The room reminded me of an American Motel room, with two double beds, old TV with cable channels, shower only bathroom with hot water. The pool and grounds were lovely. The breakfast included in the room rate was adequate and we ate it on the... More 

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Norfolk, UK
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I’m actually quite shocked that our reputable UK tour company should put their clients up at such a squalid hotel as the Villa Caribe. And not only that, drive them for 8 hours from Copan, Honduras, without a lunch break, then a boat ride from the cesspit of Puerto Barrios to get to this awful hotel. At least it was... More 

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Brugge, Belgium
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110 hotel reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We just stayed 1 night in Villa Caribe, and we hoped we could stay for longer! Just take in account, you have to do a lot of stairs to reach the hotel from the boatpier. If you arrive by boat, do not be afraid you will have to carry your luggage upstairs, Some men are waiting for you to help... More 

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44 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This was a nice hotel in a lovely setting and with great views. The ambience of the hotel is definitely Caribbean and it has a nice pool and pretty gardens. Breakfast is good and the bar (outside the hotel entrance) is great! The rooms are a little tired and could do with a bit of refurbishment but, having seen the... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We couldn't exactly put our finger on it but there is definitely something very appealing about this hotel. It is tired and could really do with some TLC, but the staff do very well with what they have. The rooms are quite basic but very functional and ours was spotlessly clean. Rather bizarrely there was a new television, but possibly... More 

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Locust Valley, New York
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33 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

the best in Livingston I guess. this hotel needs a little tlc /makeover. the staff was nice restaurant was good nice setting with views. we had aseperate cabin poolside that had great views, a terrace and good ac. the room was clean and shower was hot. pool area which is big needs some updating there is no outside bar one... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Our Lost World of the Mayans tour group of 14 arrived after a boat tip and some bird watching on the way down the Rio Dulce for a 2 nights stay at this lost paradise of peace and tranquility. It's a beautiful location, but you arrive at their dock and have a to hike up many flights of stairs and... More 

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Ooltewah, TN
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11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We did not stay in the hotel as we were only touring Livingston for the day. This was the turn around on a Rio Dolce boat ride (the only way to get here).. What a fine little city- and the hotel gives a wonderful ovelook to the bay of Hondourus. We used the restaurant for brunch. Great service- fine food-... More 

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104 hotel reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Take a boat ride from Rio Dulce station downwards the river, and end up in this lost paradise. Located at the river ends next to the Caribbean. This is being peaceful far from the busy world. Great rooms with river and Caribbean View, great bathroom. Luscious gardens for strolls and relaxing, Take a beer sit on one of the many... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Terrible service in the restaurant, forgot my drink and then never bothered with food order, real glad i was not captive in this hotel!! Never wasted too much more time in Livingstone thanks to this bad experience.

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