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Posada del Bosque Encantado

San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
Posada del Bosque Encantado
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco Bay, CA and Southern Costa Rica
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a very relaxing night here in February. The place was clean, quiet (thick adobe walls) and friendly. Oh, and very well priced! A great place from which to explore San Marcos. We enjoyed wandering through the garden, and lounging in the rancho with a morning cup of coffee was a pleasant start to the day.

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a lovely posada, a bit pricey, but you get your money's worth. You wake up to the chirping and singing of birds, the skylight in the room guarantees you'll wake up early with the sun on your face. The room is lovely with comfortable beds. The showers have very weak pressure so forget about washing your hair... If you're... More 

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Penticton, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We stayed here only one night because it was a bit out of our price range, and we wanted to splurge after our terrible experience at our last place. Terry had ties to my hometown in the east (She lived many years in my home town's sister city) and she played us a lovely song on guitar before she left... More 

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Ajijic, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We reserved this hotel locally, as we were already staying in various villages around Lake Atitlán. Made it clear we were looking for a quiet respite. the owner required a 50% deposit to her bank account even though we were already here, which in retrospect ought to have been a warning sign. When we arrived there was major construction happening... More 

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Tioga, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My group of 4 women stayed at Bosque Encantado for four days and it really was an enchanted visit! The small posada is set facing a quiet garden/forest, away from any traffic (not that there is much in San Marcos!), so we felt that we had not only our rooms but the porch and the garden to enjoy. The setting... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This was my second stay at this lovely hotel. The Owner Terry and the staff ( her family ) are all really nice people to be around. They make sure your stay is as enjoyable as possible. If you are lucky and have the time you should go see Terry perform with her band they are really good musicians. The... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and found San Marcos to be lovely and peaceful. Our room was lovely with loads of room and it was great to have our own bathroom. There are only 3 rooms but they are set in beautiful gardens. Terry the owner was very helpful, giving us recommendations and even showed us her beautiful house... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We went to Posada del Bosque Encantado's restaurant for dinner because the atmosphere was very nice. The food was quite good but the service... horrible. When we arrived there was no one to welcome us or even pointing us a table. So we went to the kitchen window to ask if it's possible to eat and we were very rudely... More 

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Terry R, Owner at Posada del Bosque Encantado, responded to this review

I am the owner of the Posada del Bosque Encantado. Normally we do not serve dinner, only a very delicious breakfast. We were experimenting with a possible new chef and only served dinner twice. I am sorry for your disappointing experience with us. This chef is an excellent cook, but does not speak much spanish(from Denmark). He was not a... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We stayed there unfortunately only for two nights. The big, clean and nice furnished rooms are directly in a lovely garden. Any room is supplied with free drinking water every day. The local staff and the ownerin are really nice and helpful! By the way, this hotel is only a few minutes walk away from the national park, Cerro Tzankujil.

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San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My partner and I stayed in a private room with a bathroom which ended up being about $27 per night or so which is pretty consistent with any of the nicer hotels in San Marcos. We met the owner and she was very nice and introduced us and was very pleasant to talk to. Our room was cleaned everyday and... More 

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