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Villas Balam Ya

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

On every review, everyone talks about the beautiful view and I totally confirm it. From Villa Bamboo your don't get the total view of the three volcanoes but still amazing. The Villa Bamboo was filthy. Bed sheets were gray and wrinkled. Had the impression they weren't changed. Told them floor was dirty and asked them to clean room and change... More 

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villasbalamya, Gerente at Villas Balam Ya, responded to this review

Dear lady. We sincerely regret the inconvenience that had, however welcome your comments to improve the quality of our services. Since we are already working to meet the satisfaction of our guests. More 

Guatemala City, Guatemala
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

The villas are spectacular, and the lake view is amazing. We were with a group of friends at the Villa Mirador, which is very convenient for a group because it has two bedrooms with bathroom plus two sofa bed in the living room on the second floor. It has a kitchen where you can cook and a balcony with the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in villa Mirador as a group of friends. The villa location itself is stunning with incredible views over the lake. Excellent amenities in the villa, with breakfast prepared in the morning in situ. You can book a private chef to cook dinner for you but this needs to be done 24 hours in advance so give good notice.... More 

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The hotels contains of 4 great bungalows with an amazing view over the lake. It does not have an own restaurant, but they send you someone to cook in your bungalow-kitchen which is an amazing experience and the food was excellent. One of the best food I have had in Guatemala. I can only recommend you to do that. If... More 

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Oroville, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Property is very beautiful. With lush, well kept vegetation. It is right at the lakes edge with awesome views. Order the meals served and made by a local woman right in your kitchen. The food she made was great. Fireplace,balconies,hammocks, all were wonderful. The only drawback was the front desk lady was abrupt with you when you needed anything or... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Villas Balam Ya are near enough Panajachel to go for an ice cream run but far enough to be away from the noise, the crowds and the visual distractions. This place is like renting your own chalet. You will feel at home but with the service that a hotel provides. They provide you with everything you will need including stocking... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

I had heard about the Balam Vilas in its sister hotel Panza Verde in Antigua, which is known as one of the best hotels in the town. The Balam Vila was as beautiful as shown on the pictures; we stayed in one of the houses closest to the water and we had an amazing view over the entire lake and... More 

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victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for 2 nights in the main villa right on the water and loved our stay. The villa is meticulously appointed with a modern vintage feel. Lots of art and floor to ceiling windows give an amazing view of the lake. The master bedroom is amazing with an extraordinary view from the bed with sounds of... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We spent 3 nights in Jade cottage (yes the mosquito net has been cleaned) absolutely adorable. It's perfect for a couple for a short stay, but if staying longer I would opt for a larger bedroom. Cottage was nicely appointed & very clean. Amazing view of the lake! Loved our little patio which we enjoyed every evening w/ a little... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Great place to stay and enjoy breathtaking views. We stayed at the MIrador Villa. The two bedroom villa was absolutely gorgeous. Rosa, came to make breakfast each morning! So pleasant and warm. Hard to manipulate driveway so best to meet your transportation up the hill. Only draw back was a bit out of town if you do not have a... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Villas Balam Ya

Address: Palopo Km 4., Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > Panajachel
Price Range: $126 - $348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villas Balam Ya 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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Villas Balam Ya Panajachel, Guatemala - Lake Atitlan
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Panajachel
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