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Hotel el Arca de Noe

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Main street next to the main publick dock, Santa Cruz La Laguna 07014, Guatemala
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Juneau, Alaska
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Locally owned and ran, Arca de Noe is a great choice for a relaxing stay on Lake Atitlan. The hotel consists of individual cottages built of stone and wood, simple but lovely. Four are located lake front with views over the lake. While other reviews have termed them rustic, they are a big step up from budget hotels in Central... More 

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Monrovia, California
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

literally steps from the dock at Santa Cruz.. this little hotel is perfect for the laid-back travelers. We had cottage B3, which is furthest from the lobby and has a nice sized private patio. The room was large but sparsely furnished.. one more lamp in the room would have been nice. The hotel provided citronella candles every day, and the... More 

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Thank Sarah E
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend & I stayed 3 nights at this hotel, and took full advantage of the services that Pedro & his brothers offer (e.g. birdwatching, hiking & exploring the area). The location is ideal, and the cottages are in the MOST scenic spot. The hotel is accurately defined as "rustic" so it is not for the luxury traveler. While the... More 

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Thank flyingtoucan
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2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

before i had arrived here i paid $30 deposit in order to get room b3 but i ended up in room b2 which was kind of disappointing seeing how room 3 had more privacy and i asked in advance with email proof that room b3 was to be given to me and i though i would be ensure with a... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arca de Noe is situated immediately to the left of the Santa Cruz dock, making it really convenient to get around the lake. The views from our room were incredible: we could see the lake immediately below us and two volcanoes on the other side. Accommodations were tasteful and standard. One star off for cleanliness on two fronts: our toilet... More 

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Thank TPham2009
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5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The views from the room were just out of this world. And this was one of our favourite places on Lake Atitlan. The rooms are simple but clean. Our bed was rather hard and the hot water didn't last long but we felt that the location, view and food were so out of this world that we didn't mind! Santa... More 

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Thank Lauren E
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

This was the perfect place to go on the lake! We wanted a place that was kind quiet, but still close to Panajachel. The views were amazing!!!!! The staff was very friendly. The food was great! The owner helped us make travel arrangements in Antigua because we couldn't find a hotel with a room, but he had a friend and... More 

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San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

My wife and I are staying at the hotel while taking immersion Spanish language classes onsite. The place couldn't be more beautiful while sitting just a few yards from the lake. Our room has an unbelievable view of the lake, 2 volcanoes, and lush gardens. We hear tranquilizing sounds throughout the day and evening from our room, the sounds of... More 

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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65 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This hotel is an amazing experience from the moment you get off the boat until you are ready to leave. We stayed here 4 nights and would go back anytime. Our room had a breathtaking view of Lake Atitlan as did the entire dining area. The staff is amazing and their English superb. If you are lucky enough to be... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

We didn't stay at the hotel but got to eat there several times and the food, service and atmosphere were great every time! Best view in Santa Cruz. The soup, pasta, rice and breakfast were excellent. Lovely staff as well.

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