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San Miguel Chicaj, Guatemala
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We spend great days in Chal tun ha. We planned to stay 2 or 3 nights, and in the end we stayed nearly a week. The hostel is situated on the other side of the lake in San Miguel, just in front of Flores (2 minutes in boat) and it's a lot more quiet (and cheaper!) than in Flores. From...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just stayed here (unfortunately just 1 night). If we would have had the time, we would have extended the stay. The hostel is really nice. Rooms are big and clean, beds are not perfectly comfortable but absolutely ok. Bathroom is clean and it s all in a good condition. The pool is great and the hostel is in a...

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Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

This hostel was very clean and had good food . The staff was friendly. And the view of Flores was amazing.. the owner was a reallllly nice guy. He went out of his way for us a couple of times. It's a little further away from the action but that was the nice part -- swinging in a hammock listening...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed November 10, 2016

We were in Guate for 2 weeks all up and this was by far one of the best hostel we stayed at in that time. For the great price, you get phenomenal views, a tranquil setting and your own cabin with shower/toilet. Neil the owner will go out of his way to help in any way. The pool is clean!...

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Newark, Delaware
Reviewed October 16, 2016

I had a very easy stay at this hostel. The hosts were extremely helpful regardless of the time of the day we needed them. I especially enjoyed the porch in front of our hut and the fact that the huts we somewhat secluded from each other with their own bathrooms. The hostel also has an amazing view for chilling with...

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Hostel was great view over Flores, food was fine. Hostel was clean but with the location (you need to pay for a boat over from Flores and then walk up a big hill) you are somewhat stuck there! Owner very hospitable and can organize Tikal trips from there

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Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights, the volunteers were extremely unhelpful and did not know any about the tours we had booked with the owner of the hostel. The pool also didnt look very clean. Would have been easier just to stay in one of the hostels in the island.

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ChaltunhaHostel, Owner at Chaltunha Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your input. Yes we notice our volunteers were not up to par on the operation of the hostel. This problem have been rectified. Concerning the the pool. I have have mention this numerous times. The colors of the tiles are green not the water. We had guests enjoying the pool today. Thanks once again.

Reviewed July 29, 2016

We stayed here for a couple of nights. It does take a bit of time to get to the hostel from the island so the location isn't ideal if you want to spend a lot of time on the island but the view is incredible! The food and drinks at the bar are inexpensive but not the highest quality. The...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed June 11, 2016

The owner Neil is truly just a good soul. The day that we were supposed to leave Flores, our car was broken down due to a dead battery and Neil spent the better part of his day hunting down someone with jumper cables and trying to fix it. He eventually got it all sorted so that we could be on...

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Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

This is very reasonably priced but caters for all the needs you would have in Flores. We had a bit of mix up when arriving and couldn't get over to San Miguel but this was our own fault. We ran into the infamous Scarface of Flores who told us we were getting picked up from his shop but kept us...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chaltunha Hostel is a family operated hostel in Flores, Guatemala. Born with the idea of share our little paradise with all the travelers who will enjoy the outdoors and rural lodgings.Built in 2005, Chaltunha Hostel offers a diversity of accommodations bungalow type. Each on elevated floorboards with well-ventilated canvas roofs, and full screens. You can enjoy peaceful relaxation on your private sheltered porch, while viewing the undisturbed tropical forest. Comfortable beds with clean linens, pillows, towels and blankets will assure a good night’s rest after a fun-filled adventurous day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chaltunha Hostel

Address: San Miguel, Flores 17001, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Peten Department > Flores
Price Range: $13 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“bring ear plugs as rain and animal noises can be noisy, you feel like you're right in the jungle!”
travelred123, Apr 8, 2016 | Read review
“every room is an adventure ;)”
671juliax, Feb 10, 2015 | Read review
“amazing view from poolside, great hostel great service”
Rutger271, Jan 6, 2015 | Read review
“There are two hostels- the one on the mainland San Miguel is definitely worth a visit”
HastingsN, Jan 1, 2015 | Read review
“No safe in dorms but Neil has a safe and will keep valuables safe for you while you're out if you ask.”
YassirM, May 4, 2014 | Read review
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