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Hotel Maria Elena

Canton Xetagual, San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala
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16 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Must be accustomed to a backpacker lifestyle. There was no service to let us check in or out, no one was around, at one point we locked our keys in the room and tried to get assistance to get back in and there was none. So we decided to help ourselves, we walked right into the office where all the... More 

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13 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We decided to change hotel: - First the owner told us he was full al week - Two days later when we walked by there were 3 rooms availeble so we checked in for the room that had the nicest room. We went walking and got back a couple of hours later to find out that the owner gave us... More 

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38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This hotel is three minutes from the main dock.good sized rooms and spotlessly clean. Double rooms only at 150q per night. Good sized ensuite but the shower water only ever got warm rather than hot. Freshly renovated in March 2015. Lake view from balcony.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013 via mobile

This was a great, basic place to stay near the "center" of San Pedro. The rooms were nothing special but they were incredibally clean and the shower was actually warm which is unusual in Guatemala. The family owners seemed pretty nice and didn't bother you too much. The patios were nice for chilling out and gave nice views of the... More 

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Brittany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Friendly staff with nice views over the lake. Sunrise from the roof is also nice. The rooms closest to the lake have the best views.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

We have been on Lake Atitlan since July and we just spent one night in room #10. The place is clean, rooms are large, the hottest shower water we have every had in Guatemala, the second story veranda is wide with tables, hammocks and chairs which catch the morning sun as soon as it pops over San Pedro Volcano. Because... More 

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Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2011

We stayed there for a few days. A room for a couple costs 100Q, which is very good price at a very beautiful place. The room is spacious and clean and there are hot water in the shower (something that is not so obvious in Guatemala). There's an access to the lake for those who wants to take a swim... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

The hotel is just a couple of blocks from the Panajachel dock, right above the Lake. We paid Q100 per room. There are two beds in each room. We were going to share the room with our daughter and 6 year old grandson but they allow only two people per room. There's a short path down to the Lake where... More 

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51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2011

The hotel wasn't terrible but wasn't anything special. We had a private room with double beds, and private bathroom on the lowest floor. It was nice but you could hear all the noise that goes on in the hotel courtyard. The bathroom was spacious with a nice shower. We had a cheap hammock outside our door that wasn't really worth... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2011

The room was big,there is the terrace on the lake and the ladies were cleaning all day long.. The only cons: the bedlinens were very old and wouldn't stay in their place on the bed and the wc worked quite bad..by the way I think it was bringing the stuff you put in it on the lower floor by the... More 

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