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Hotel El Sol

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here during the low season in June and the owner gave us a private room even though we only paid for the shared. He is super nice and helpful. It is a good distance from town but nice and quiet. We really enjoyed our stay.

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Hotel El Sol. We stayed in the triple room. It was a very spacious room with three single beds and two nightstands and a t.v. The wifi worked well during our stay. We used the kitchen for several meals to not only save money, but to enjoy the patio at the hotel. The owner... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I loved my stay here! The people working at the hotel are very nice. I especially loved that they lend bikes to any guest who wants one. It is super clean, and nicely quiet at night time. Thank you for a great time in Panajachel! I felt very happy and safe at the hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Friendly staff and owner. Very helpfull in any matter and any time. Any question was answered quick without any "maybe's". The room is very clean and has wifi. There is a kitchen and the hotel offers free drinking water. The location is a 10 minutes walk to the busy streets but the hotel offers free bikes to use. So not... More 

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Port Ludlow, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

We are a family of 3 traveling in Guatemala during Semano Santo so finding accommodation was difficult. Hotel El Sol is a clean and quiet hostel. We stayed in the mixed dorm that has single beds with linens,blankets and towels provided. There are several floors, each with a common area, bathroom/ shower and lockers. There is a common kitchen and... More 

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New Hudson, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

We had a very clean room facing the not too busy street on the road to Polopo. From the hotel is only 3 Q & 7 min. by pickup truck (fun!) to Polopo which is definitely worth visiting. It's a very authentic Guatemalan town on Lake Atitlan and you may be the only tourist there but there are some wonderful... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

I stayed for two nights. First, the location is far from downtown. If you like to stay in quiet place, it's a good choice. However, if you want to hang out at night, you had better find another place. Second, rooms and bathroom are clean and nice. Matress, sheet and pillow are comfortable. Bathroom is well maintained and hot shower... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Stayed here for 6 nights over new years and we enjoyed our stay. The hotel is super clean and has spacious rooms (we stayed in the private rooms on the 3rd floor). The owners are lovely and always on hand to help out. We used the very reasonably priced laundry services and booked our transfer via the front desk. We... More 

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Bethesda, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I’ve stayed here for a night the last two summers, when I was ending my trip to the lake and wanted an early shuttle back to GC for the flight home. The whole place is spotless and very secure. It’s away from the action, so it’s very quiet. The bed is comfortable, the water is hot, the cable works, and... More 

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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

This is a nice clean hotel with spacious rooms. The rooms are cleaned daily. It is cheap and quiet. However I found it too far out of town and away from restaurants. Even though it is only 5Q to take a tutt tutt. They are not always around. There is no restaurant on site so for breakfast you have to... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This hotel is a hidden jem, its 5-10Qs from Lake Atitlan and is a Japanese hotel with super cheap rooms, hostel accommodation for 50Q's and the cleanest hotel I've ever been in. I hope you can list it as it complies to your requirements and is so much cheaper then other Atitlan hotels ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Sol

Address: Salida a Santa Catarina Palopo, Barrio Jucanya, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > Panajachel
Price Range: $16 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel El Sol 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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Hotel El Sol Panajachel, Guatemala - Lake Atitlan
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