We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
You added Hotel Maria Elena to your Saves list
Canton Xetagual, San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala
Hotel Maria Elena
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this hotel, but we can search other options in San Pedro La Laguna
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

16 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (3)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Antigua, Guatemala
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Let's start with the positives. #1 Right on the lake. #2 Q100 per night or about 13 dollars. #3 Felix the manager or owner is super nice. #4 nice hammock out in front of your room to kick back and look at the lake. #5 Nice hot shower, but get used to Guatemalan showers. #6 No AC, but guess what... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Fairbanks, Alaska
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
49 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Rome, Italy
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2010

how to get there: get off the ferry from panhachel go up one block turn left, quarter mile on right. (5 min max walk) very clean and on the water front. quite secure. from the landing you have a view of the lake, try to get the second level rooms. around 100Q per night. big, rooms, hot shower and cable... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
South West England, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2009

Nice, Clean rooms with towels and hot showers. Nice owners and close to cafes and Pana Dock. Only problem was smell of coffee bean processing next door, which put me off my coffee.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel Maria Elena? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Maria Elena

Address: Canton Xetagual, San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > San Pedro La Laguna
Also Known As:
Hotel Maria Elena Guatemala/San Pedro La Laguna

6 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (6)
Room/suite (2)
Hotel & grounds (3)
View from room (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay