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San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This was our nicest stay in whole Guatemala. The Prices are a tiny Bit higher than usual but it is absolutely worth it. Great rooms a beutiful garden, Directly at the sea the Food is delicious and nicos the Guy who seems to do everything around here is realy realy nice!!! Great stay. WE actualy stayed longer because we Liked... More

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San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My partner and I stayed here for 6 nights and really loved it. The rooms are a bit more expensive but the view is incredible. We stayed in Casita which was about $30 per night with a shared bathroom. We had a beautiful hammock outside our room that overlooked the entire lake. Our room was cleaned daily and the restaurant... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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225 reviews 225 reviews
58 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We stayed here for 8 nights in total and overall had a great time though the last night left us with a bit of a bitter taste. The first 7 nights (200Q per night or $26) were lovely. We had a private room without a bathroom but with a lovely view (we stayed in Casito). The room was cleaned daily... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

We accidentally found hotel jinava by bumping into a friend in San Marcos who immediately recommended it. After a quick stroll up the hill from centre of town, we arrived at this stunning and secluded lake-side resort. My girlfriend and I were dazzled by the breathtaking views and pristine tropical gardens. Paradise! The rooms are cute and romantic, the atmosphere... More

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Panajachel, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

The staff is very nice. The hotel is super clean. Beautiful view of the lake. Great dock if you want to enjoy diving into the lake and just relax to see the sun set and rise. I recommend this Hotel! Cheers!

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Antigua, Guatemala
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I would love to give Hotel Jinava 5 stars, as it is one of the only hotels in San Marcos located directly on the lake with it's own dock near water that you would want to swim in. It is truly beautiful. The rooms are quite nice, the food only so so. Depending on who is working at the time... More

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

My wife and I discovered this wonderful hotel in the hills of San Marcos La Laguna, at Lake Atitlán, during our honeymoon in 2012, and it became a wonderful memory of the beginning of our married life. Last weekend, we returned to Jinava for our 2nd year anniversary. It's still pure bliss. It doesn't have a tv or wifi, but... More

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Oxford
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

If ur heading to San Marcos go straight to this place located within a few minutes of the village centre with great views of the lake and beautiful grounds and rooms all for a reasonable price. Staff were really nice and welcoming and served some great food. Highly recommended.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

The service is too poor, the employees just treat people very wrong and the owner was drunk when we talked to him. The place might have a beautiful view of the lake but you have to go up and down with your luggage too many stairs. If you are going to bring your own food there is a fee you... More

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Chicago
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at Hotel Jinava and you can't beat the value for the price. The owners were great and we spent a couple nights bonding over stories and jokes. The staff was attentive and friendly. The gardens are spectacular with cactus, palm trees and some flowers that are technically not supposed to be able to grow in... More

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Address: San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > San Marcos La Laguna
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