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Barrio 3 | Main Street, San Marcos La Laguna 30552, Guatemala
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Hostel San Marcos
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

100 GTQ per night, private double w/shared bathroom, 16th – 18th June 2014 Vibe: A bit of an odd one really. The staff didn't really seem too interested in the guests and the entire place felt quite flat. Location: From the dock, take your first left and after 2 minutes on the dirt-road, the hostel is clearly marked. San Marcos... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Clean, basic rooms close to the lake with delicious free breakfast. Staff are very accomodating. I would recommend the Indian Nose Sunrise Hike from here! And you MUST try the pizzas.. they are actually AMAZING!!!

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Kuching, Malaysia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This place was a solid option. The Q100 cost for a double (shared bathroom) included a great breakfast at a nearby cafe. The whole set up is pretty rustic but generally comfortable. The owner said the bar area wasn't noisy at night but it turned out to be quite loud. Fortunately we had rooms further back so it didn't really... More

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Ra'anana, Israel
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The hostel is located about 100 from the dock. It has small cabins with or without private bath. It has a nice and cosy restaurant. Breakfast is included and price is very reasonable. It has a wifi. The problems that we faced is rain water leak from the ceiling, uncomfortable single plus bad for a couple and lack of hot... More

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Of the few accommodation option in San Marcos we chose Hostel San Marcos as it was close to the lake and fit our budget. The rooms were average and walls paper thin. The included breakfast is good enough. The common area is relaxing and inviting to have a drink or two. If you stay there try the home made cookies... More

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Munich, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

It's really too expensive for what you get in the end. The rooms, and the bathroom is basically cleaned, and the privates are not bad. Breakfast is included but don't expect too much, it's really small. But what I hated the most about this place was the receptionist. Always ''super busy'' and extremely unfriendly. You couldn't get some useful informations... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

We had some bad suprises here. First of all, Q200 per night for a room is way above Guatemala average. The prices on the website and the ones in the room are not true. After asking about the price, they told us various reasons, never the less, way too much money what you get for. For that price I would... More

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Albany, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I stayed here for three night and I really enjoyed sleeping and waking up here. They have good breakfast choices included with your stay. They have a good restaurant onsite. I will definitely stay here again when I come back to San Marcos la Laguna, if they have rooms available.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

My wife and I stayed at Hostel San Marcos a few weeks back and overall it was great. The room was basic, but clean and it had a nice bed with a small table. It was also very reasonably priced for the location. The manager at the time we were there, Stuart, was a great host. Extremely attentive to our... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

we checked into this hostel and the smell of urine was extensive in the area as we approached our room. The bathroom was down 2 huge steps onto raw/rough concrete floor. There was water all around the toilet area and I think the toilet seal had broken. The host said it was fine. It appeared as though the grey water... More

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Address: Barrio 3 | Main Street, San Marcos La Laguna 30552, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > San Marcos La Laguna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Hostel San Marcos Guatemala/San Marcos La Laguna

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