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Hotel Aaculaax

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Barrio 3, San Marcos La Laguna 10001, Guatemala
Hotel Aaculaax
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went there a week ago. The hotel is very relaxing and feels super welcoming highly recommend it is an amazing place. Every room is unique and they have different budgets. Lesslie the manage was super helpful and welcoming.

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Bemidji, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

These are amazingly comfortable rooms with extremely soft beds, hot hot showers, and depending on the room you get a verity of amenities. Ive stayed in Sonrise, Pescado, Luz and Alain. And have seen most of the rest. My favorite is Pescado although Sonrise has its upsides. Alain is quite a bit cheaper but doesn't have a kitchen inside the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We stayed first 3 days in San Juan in a homestay.. Since friends told us to visit San Marcos we took the boat and went of to San Marcos. We read the other reviews on tripadvisor that there were a couple of budget rooms at Aaculaax, beside the other rooms they rent out. We took the chance to go there... More 

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Denhaag
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Landing on San marcos I was welcomed by a group of young touts who scurried me off to aaculaax, My room was spacious clean and full of quirky artefacts ,the bathroom was built into the rocks and all little extras were provided. The grounds were lush and tropical and a stones throw away from the mystical lake. The price was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The rooms here are all different and you should check the website when booking as there is a good range of prices available as well as some rooms with shared bathrooms for travellers on a budget. We booked an ensuite room, called "Alain" and were very impressed with the creativity and artistic flair that has been used in both the... More 

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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45 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I am sorry to be so delinquent in my review. Earlier today my husband and I were reminiscing about our stay in the Pescado room. It was private, we had a fantastic view, and our fireplace created an absolutely perfect atmosphere for a glass of wine and a rainstorm. We took full advantage of the open air kitchen, and prepared... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My wife and I have stayed at Hotel Aaculaax on two recent trips to San Marcos. It is a unique inn, near the lake and built into a hillside, with some the most amazing rooms and suites we have stayed in. Each has some common design elements, like the stained glass windows and the clever integration with the surface of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is the place you are searching for _ if you are in San Marcos for what it is (a rural village off the beaten path in Guatemala's highlands), if the details matter (from the artsy light fixtures to the flowers and Mayan garden sculptures), and if your main goal is to drop out and just sit for a while... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This is by far the best hotel in San Marcos! The staff was extremely helpful and kind. The breakfast is unbelievably fresh and I highly recommend you try their handmade jelly. The hotel is very eco-friendly, in some cases even using the naturally placed mountain rocks for a wall. They recycling everything possible for reuse or as cleverly crafted decorations.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at Aaculaax last week and really loved our stay. The hotel itself is so lush, filled to the brim with flowers and foliage that really is impressive. We stayed in 2 different rooms, one was built right into the rocks of the mountain and the other was upstairs and beautifully decorated with unique glass windows.... More 

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