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Hotel el Arca de Noe

Main street next to the main publick dock, Santa Cruz La Laguna, Guatemala
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The rooms are pretty basic but comfortable enough, and the location is nice being right next to the lake. What makes this place really special, though, is the staff. So welcoming and friendly and not just in a buisnesslike way. The meal we ate here was really fantastic and worth the relatively high price for Guatemalan standards. Probably the best... More 

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London, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning views of Lago Atitlan, swimming opportunities from the hotel's pontoon. A peaceful, friendly place run by local people who want you to enjoy your time with them. Great memories are made of places like this.

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Rockford, IL
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is in a steep decline since I visited back in the mid-90's. Very dingy rooms, need major cleaning and updating. Towels are thin and badly stained. Dinners were just OK. My roomie got extremely ill from food poisoning because she foolishly ate the tomatoes served. She also got a bad case of bed bug bites because she kept her... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out of the four places that I stayed while in Guatemala, this was by far the best. The rooms at the Arca de Noe are what would be considered a cottage in Canadian terms. They are wonderfully decorated, have an amazing view, well-maintained and the staff is incredible. I stayed in B3 from November 11th through to 16, 2014 and... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed three nights with my daughter and her friend. This is not a luxury stay, but you will enjoy the most amazing views, people (they will arrange tours and activities) and food I would highly recommend Hotel el Arca de Noe. I will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

I came here in 2003 and was determined to return because of its peaceful atmosphere and gorgeous locations. Since then it has improved a lot, including the addition of electricity, which makes a big difference! First and foremost, the location is amazing. Santa Cruz is probably the nicest part of the lake for me. Very quiet and with water clean... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The views are great from this hotel - especially from room 3 (which has a little balcony and less tree cover). The room was quite sweet - decorated well and with fresh flowers on the desk. The rooms all have lots of windows and little en suites that are new. Some bugs/spiders in the room, but not many. The rooms... More 

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Toursatitlan, General Manager at Hotel el Arca de Noe, responded to this review

We apprecaite very much for your kind review, some how our hotel is considered a place for relaxation and be away from what you do everyday to offer you a perfect get away. I know you are comparing prices but you should know that you are not comparing like for like and the prices were given and if you agreed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Hotel el Arca de Noe is not just a place to lay your head for a night or two its so much more. When we arrived it was under a heavy cloud and you could just about make out how stunning the area was. We stayed a few days and it was a great decision because we spent 2 days... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We stayed at Arca de Noe for 5 nights and it was one of the most memorable moments of our short stay in Lago de Atitlán. The hotel is right at the dock to your left. The best way to reach them is through Tzan Juyu Dock, ask for Santa Cruz and pay Q10 per person for the boat ride;... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

It was my first time I Guatemala, let alone Santa Cruz, so I had no idea what to expect. Pulling up to the dock on the boat from San Pedro I was floored. The village rose up the mountainside into the clouds like a dream, behind two hotels nestled in the foliage by the lake. One being the Arca de... More 

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Address: Main street next to the main publick dock, Santa Cruz La Laguna, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > Santa Cruz La Laguna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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