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Catamaran Island Hotel

Rio Dulce, Livingston, Rio Dulce, Guatemala
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014
mbungay Antigua, Guatemala
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Stayed only one night at this hotel as part of a tour. When we arrived, the place was very nice. Our cabin was over the water, which backed on to a dock with large yachts - quite cool, although not what I was expecting from my cabin on the rio dulce. You can't buy drinks directly from the bar, you... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
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95 reviews 95 reviews
16 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

These cabins are what I imagine the quintessential summer camp cabins to be like. They're very minimalistic but it's a fun concept. My twin 4-year-old boys really got a kick out of staying in cabins over the water so it was worth it. What they lack in plush accommodations, they made up for with a breakfast buffet with plenty of... More 

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Phoenixville, PA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
9 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

LOVED IT! Small little cabins clustered around an island with a central bar/restaurant. Several American Expat's also moor their boats on the island. Small heated pool. Most cabins had two twin beds and one double. Rustic bathroom with sink/shower/toilet. Window units and ceiling fans in each room. A small semi-private balcony overlooking the water. Some of our friends even fished... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We stayed here twice with the family and on both occasions we felt let down by the service, the amenities and the general atmosphere. Unfortunately, for the size of room we needed there aren't that many other options in the area. The management on the phone were pretty arrogant and rude. The staff reflected this on arrival by being grumpy... More 

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Springfield, Oregon
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

What an amazing place, great views, great people, great location. The staff and food was great, and many many beers. The pool was so soothing after a day in the sun and again many many beers. I so want to go back as soon as possible.

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Leawood, Kansas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This hotel was part of a SmarTours excursion to Guatemala. The small bungalows remind one of a place to settle down in a camp grounds. The paths leading to the bungalows are dark and creepy. The bungalows themselves are small, lacking adequate lighting, no amenities to speak of. By the time we ate dinner we were all so tired from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
62 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We were on a group trip, stayed 1 night Positives - Good base to head up to Livingstone - Nice location, island feel - Wifi ok Negatives - Food pretty average - Rooms ok, try go for overwater rooms - Its an island, so you need to eat/drink here - Beds were too soft (rest of group had same comment)

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136 reviews 136 reviews
56 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Your island hideaway! A very nice island hotel: One arrives from Rio Dulce by water taxi. The surroundings are comfortable, dinner good ( you must put in your order by early afternoon ) but you can order a Pizza ( water taxi ) Breakfast buffet is adequate: fruit, yogurt; eggs, sausage, bacon in warming trays. You can arrange for water... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This hotel is located in an island have a decent size pool, tennis court, restaurant with a river view and a bar where you can have any type of drink and watch your favorite sport. The location is perfect after a long day on a boat trip you need a quite room and somewhere close to catch your boat or... More 

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Hopatcong, New Jersey
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103 reviews 103 reviews
31 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The location on the water was awesome...great views! Good WiFi at the pool and lounge. The room was bizarre..the shower and sink were in the bedroom, only the toilet had a door! There was no storage for clothing. There were bugs in the room. The food was not great and unless you had a boat there was no other place... More 

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Address: Rio Dulce, Livingston, Rio Dulce, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Izabal Department > Rio Dulce > Livingston
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Number of rooms: 38
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