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La Iguana Perdida Hotel

on the waterfront, Santa Cruz La Laguna 07008, Guatemala
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here three nights (two would have been plenty, but every third night is free)! The family dinners are delicious and a great way to interact with the other guests and volunteer staff. Several nights of the week have activities after dinner, and I would highly encourage a stayover on a Wednesday if you can swing it. Wednesday is open... More

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Wikenburg, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed 3 days at this hotel that can only be described as sheer perfection...it's directly on the lake, SUPER budget friendly (from dorm rooms to private rooms), outrageously delicious food, diving lessons, and right at the Hub for shopping on the lake for one day excursions. This fantastic place is on my 'must stay' list for Guatemala...

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Laiguana, Manager at La Iguana Perdida Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review. We are very happy that you enjoyed the rustic castillo dorm. Bed 8 is great! More

London, England, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
70 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a hostel on the water with a great view and relaxed atmosphere then this is your spot. I stayed 2 nights to do some diving but could of stayed longer (3rd night is free!). Dorms are basic but then so is the price...mine didn't have a power point but the reception is managed by helpful... More

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San Francisco, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
35 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I stayed in Santa Cruz area for a week and my rental place was a few minutes walk from La Iguana. I used to come for dinner every night at La Iguana. The dinners were great and it was also a nice experience to hangout with other travelers/backpackers/etc. They have bbq on Sat nights with fancy dress which was fun.... More

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Laiguana, Manager at La Iguana Perdida Hotel, responded to this review

We are always happy to hear from people who didn't even stay here say they loved the place! I will let the kitchen girls know that you liked their cooking. More

Panajachel, Guatemala
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I stayed two times at La Iguana Perdida. I read the great stories here at TripAdvisor and decided I had to visit this place, and it was totally worth it! It feels a bit like you are in paradise / the jungle, far away from the hectic place of Panajachel. The staff is very friendly, helpful and fun, the rooms... More

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Laiguana, Manager at La Iguana Perdida Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a good review for us. We are very happy that you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you also for making us aware that the bathrooms needed to be looked at. We have repainted them and had a meeting with the cleaning girls to try and improve the cleanliness! More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

La Iguana Perdida is a great place to go for a weekend away with friends. It's very relaxed, great food, and great ambiance. I love that they have the backpackers option with private rooms. Some of the private rooms don't have electricity but it is definitely not an inconvenience. Their family style dinners are always delicious!! Definitely a highly recommended... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

We had a great 5 night stay at La Iguana Perdida. The views are enough to make you want to stay an extra few nights. We really enjoyed the communal dinners and the food was always tasty and we always felt extremely full! The staff were friendly and fun. Also go and check out isla verde if you want wifi... More

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Laiguana, Manager at La Iguana Perdida Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. The view is something that, even us who live here, are amazed by everyday! More

Isla Bastimentos, Panama
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Tranquil, beatiful view, situated right on the lake. The rooms are a bit small, but all you need is there. Some points I would like to state: Tip for the cleaning crew... Do look up sometimes and clear the spider webbs in the room, All corners, all over the roof and the walls... too much of them to be a... More

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Laiguana, Manager at La Iguana Perdida Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We aim to keep our food and drink prices comparable to those of the other hotels in Santa Cruz and will be sure to review to make sure that this is still the case. We have passed on your comments to the cleaning team, who will in the future be checking all around for spider... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I love this place! Have been twice now, and both times it has been great. Saturday night barbecues are always fun, and I always to make sure to wake up early one morning to watch the sunrise on the lake from their dock! Lots of hammocks scattered about, helpful and friendly staff.

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Laiguana, Manager at La Iguana Perdida Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with such excellent feedback. As always, it is great to have you stay with us, and look forward to welcoming you again soon! More

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Stayed here with two friends in a private room which had balcony overlooking the lake. We are friends in our mid-late 40s and loved this place. Place was clean, spacious, beautiful with great staff and friendly guests. They have a nightly dinner which you can purchase, its done family style which creates a nice atmosphere to get to know other... More

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Laiguana, Manager at La Iguana Perdida Hotel, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure to have you stay and we are glad you found us! Thank you so much for your kind feedback, and we hope to see you again sometime during your future travels. More

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Additional Information about La Iguana Perdida Hotel

Address: on the waterfront, Santa Cruz La Laguna 07008, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > Santa Cruz La Laguna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
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La Iguana Perdida Hotel Guatemala/Lake Atitlan

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