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Tak'alik Maya Lodge

Km 190.5 Carretera Pacifico | Tak'alik Ab'aj Archeological National Park, Retalhuleu, Guatemala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014
EBCH72 Guatemala Department, Guatemala
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Guatemala Department, Guatemala
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

When you visit this place nature simply wows you. Not a hotel for everybody. Very rustic but perfect for the jungle. People are very nice And Service is very good. Food is good Also. The experience was wonderful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Tak'alik Maya Lodge is a great example of lodging that's perfect for its location. If you're staying in the jungle, a luxury hotel would be out of place. Simpler lodgings are what fit the bill. The road to Tak'alik Maya Lodge is quite rutted, and it took some time to get the several kilometres into the lodge area. Once we... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We stayed there just one night-- arrived mid-afternoon and hiked down to the waterfall, then watched the birds from the Mirador which overlooks a beautifully forested ravine. Six of us shared two 3-bed rooms, each with a great little balcony from which we enjoyed the jungle sounds at dusk. The staff was really great-- very attentive and nice. Not sure... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The hotel lies on a hill in a protected tropical jungle. The restaurant and part of the rooms are on the top of the hill. The swimming pool the main part of the rooms and the coffee processing plant are on the lower part of the hill. It takes 15 minutes and some energy to reach the restaurant. The air... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013 via mobile

Tough to review this. If you are vested in all the creature comforts of a first world resort you will be disappointed. However, if you fancy exotic, off the map adventures this is a great spot. The owners have transferred an old coffee plantation into a sustainable lodge, restaurant and grounds. Our room by the old church was cabin like.... More

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Lake Atitlan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

I loved the charm and quaint accommodations of this eco-lodge. The rooms are very basic but clean, the swimming pool is nice on a hot day, and the courtyard scene is traditional finca. The power is supplied by an antique water wheel, and they shut the electricity off at 9 pm or so. I chose a room with a shared... More

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Vancouver, BC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011

Stayed here recently. The place is beautiful - wonderful greenery,lovely walks, food was good. The rooms at the coffee plantation were very basic, but I still had a fantastic nights' sleep - probably due to the soothing rush of water in the coffee mills that carried on the whole night. It sounded like I was sleeping next to a gushing... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2010

We booked a night for this place and wished we could have stayed longer!!! It is truly a unique place and experience that you will get. The place is rustic, we stayed in a suite, which has no electricity but oil lamps at night, really romantic and cute. The bathroom is basic, but with hot water and functioning shower. The... More

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Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2009

The Takalik Lodge is truly a unique experience. It is in a remote location several hours from Lake Atitlan. We stayed one night which was plenty. We took the all-inclusive option which included 3 meals and all activities. My family had very different opinions of this lodge. My son and I enjoyed it -- you are truly in the wilderness... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2008

Unbelievable stay at Takalik Maya Lodge. Following a week of hiking volcanoes near Antigua and cruising around Lake Atitlan, we booked a night at the Takalik Maya Lodge to see the ruins nearby. I only wished we had more time to spend there! The property is stunningly beautiful with lush gardens, incredible architecture. There are 2 sides to the Lodge,... More

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Address: Km 190.5 Carretera Pacifico | Tak'alik Ab'aj Archeological National Park, Retalhuleu, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Retalhuleu Department > Retalhuleu
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Number of rooms: 21
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