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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, Guatemala
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Hotel el Arca de Noe
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and my girlfriend stayed for four nights in Arca de Noe in July 2015. We had initially considered staying elsewhere or splitting time at another location, but ultimately made the right choice. First and foremost, the hotel itself. It's right on the water so your rooms and the eating area looks right onto the beautiful lake. You can see... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The room, the service, and the food are all rated as a 5 for this adorable lake-front property. A small little property located in Santa Cruz on Lake Atitlan made our stay perfection. From the moment we landed on the little dock in the water-taxi to the moment we left, the staff provided us with recommendations for different little villages... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I was blown away with the beauty of Arca de Noe and Lake Atitlan! The hotel is located right off the pier in Santa Cruz. Not much to the town, but that is nice because it keeps the tourist crowds away. Pedro, the owner, is very accommodating and happy to give you ideas of things to do with your time... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I found the food here great! I've never had a ginger-based fish fillet, and it was amazing. The meal started out with a terrific avocado soup, too. My wife had the spinach lasagna, which she says was good, but nothing special. The salad was a bit simple (mostly avocado), too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I am giving their restaurant 5/5 because the food and service was great. Chef Domingo and waitress Eliana made my night. I did not stay at the hotel but I ate dinner there. They have a special 3 course meal every night that comes with soup, a main dish and a dessert. The cost was 100Q which is about $13.30.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We've stayed at other hotels in Santa Cruz, but now that we've discovered this place it's the only one we'll come back to! Arca de Noe offers by far the best combination of service, value, beauty and attention to detail in the area. Staff were wonderful, food was excellent, views were incredibly and the rooms were great (we stayed in... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This was the first place I stayed in Guatemala and overall it was a great few days ! The food was yummy and the room was clean. The only issue we had was a few creepy crawlers at night but with the garden I think it is to be expected! Pedro was so friendly and arranged a private driver for... More 

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Fremont, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We did not stay at the hotel but did eat at the restaurant for two breakfasts and two dinners. The food was excellent. For breakfast we had either pancakes or fresh fruit/yoghurt/granola. See attached pictures. The food was very well done and very well presented. Service was fast. And what could be better than sitting 10 feet from beautiful Lake... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I can't say enough thing about this hotel. The views are magnificent, the food at the restaurant was fantastic (also healthy, and reasonably priced). The customer service rivals that of a 4-star hotel in a large city. Having said that, this place is not fancy - it's not meant to be, given the setting. Santa Cruz is a quiet village... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I titled this "Great Find" because we did not expect to find a good lodging in this area of Laguna. We were just too exhausted from a long drive so my girlfriend and I stayed here. We just tried it out, we planned to stay for a night. On our first night, we were stunned by the lake view. Also,... More 

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

Thank you very much for your nice review! I believe our hotel is one of the best and based in one of the best lake location! We have taken care of the bugs and/or wall spiders that you spotted in your room it is a bit difficult to have them all ayaw from nature specially having a great large garden!... More 

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