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Hostal El Portal de Champey

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Colonia Belen Lanquin, A.V | Semuc Champey, Lanquin, Guatemala
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked though an agency. When we arrive they gave us a dorm instead the private double room we had booked (though it was clearly written on our "recibo"). It can happen but in this case they decided to lie instead of apologizing or doing something. They said they had called the agency and that this one had changed our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my stay there, the room (private room with shared bathroom) was very small but clean, common bathrooms were regularly cleaned, too. There are small huts and houses in big garden and a common eating place close to the restaurent so easy to meet new people. Best thing about this place is the maximum friendly and helpful staff.... More

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Guanajuato, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The party noise at night....We stayed in a private room for 3 nights and had a wonderful time, El Portal is in a magic location 2 minutes from the entry to Semuc. The hostal is impeccably clean, the food is pretty nice and reasonable price, about 30-50Q for a nice meal. They offer an all day tour in a group... More

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do yourself a favour and stay at El Portal. Amazing hostal in prime location. 2 minute walk to the entrance to semuc champey, but I recommend doing the day tour with semuc champey, caves and tubing included. We paid 125 Q. Staff are really friendly and the food (while limited choice) was prepared well and tasty. Cold showers but who... More

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed with my friends in a dorm for 3 nights. The hostel has a perfect location next to the river and the nationalparc is close by. The bets are fine and bathrooms clean. We booked the full toour (incl. tour through the NP, tubing and cave tour) there as well. The stuff is partly friendly and unfortunatly is no... More

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to El Portal by chance - our bus driver recommended it to us - but it was one of our favorite experiences of our trip to Guatemala. Notice I say "experience" as El Portal is not just a place to sleep. It is a bit like being at summer camp. You have to eat there, you have planned... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stay in El Portal 3 nights. We were travelling for 6 weeks in central america and this was the best Hostal we stop by. The scenery is amazing, the rooms are new and clean and the restaurant is really good and cheap. The staff work a lot to make you feel great and they made it! They are super... More

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Geislingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The hostel consists of a main woden building including the restaurant and the reception and several other also wooden buildings to sleep in. It is located approximately 10 km outside Lanquin right next to the entrance of the Semuc-Champey national park in the middle of the jungle next to a river. It's a beautiful place somwhere in the nowhere where... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

El portal hostel is a beautiful hostel located literally 1 min walk from the samuc champay park entrance and cave tours. It is right by a river, very relaxed, and has nice little bungalow dorms and rooms. We got a bit unlucky one night and had a lot of loud people in our dorm, but the next day we took... More

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Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

These people were so kind and welcoming I felt at home always. The lights go out around 10 which sucks but it is what it is. My friend and I stayed up playing cards with the staff and then jumped into the river to swim at night. They always looked out for us and we all just vibe dwell which... More

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Address: Colonia Belen Lanquin, A.V | Semuc Champey, Lanquin, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Alta Verapaz Department > Lanquin
Also Known As:
Hostal El Portal De Champey Hotel Lanquin

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