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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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Utila, Honduras
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I just got back from two nights at Aaculaax and it was not nearly enough. We loved the detail and thoughtfulness put into every inch. (I took over a hundred photos of the glass work, wood work, and flowers.) We woke up to the sounds of birds and fresh lake air and were greeted by volcanoes. The... More 

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Sicily, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were there a week ago and it was surprisingly peaceful. In the morning we woke up to the sound of the birds, who acted like nature´s alarm clock. Our room was cozy and very special, it looked like a cove and we felt protected by the beautiful plants in front of our window. Highly recommended to all those who... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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16 reviews 16 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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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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