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El Remate

La Casa De Don David

Route to Tikal in Downtown, El Remate 17022 Guatemala
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#2 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in El Remate
Travelers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Located just 15 min. From the entrance to Tikal, we welcome you to our little piece of paradise. Don David, Yohana Rodas (Administrator)and staff have lots of helpful information, services and tours. The hotel has 13 rooms with private bath, hot water shower, fan or A/C with one meal included (breakfast)and free limited WiFi in the restaurant, and a guest computer also available. Bottled water is free to our guests. Enjoy typical Guatemalan and international meals in the restaurant from 6:30 am to 9 pm overlooking Lake Peten Itza. Our recently added Maya Garden Fire Show is unique and special featuring the largest Maya fire ring in the world. Relax in a hammock on your varanda or in our Gazebo or view the sunset or birds, from our observation deck, featuring the Toucan Express - a 200m zip line providing drink service to the deck. Learn about exotic fruit and plants in our large botanical garden and walk around of the Mayan Sacred Tree (la Ceiba) circle showing the four cardinal directions. On event nights feature the 266 meter ring of fire show for all groups staying two nights or more in the large Maya garden. We will try our best to make your stay pleasant!
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Property amenities
Free internet
Free breakfast
Breakfast available
Airport transportation
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish


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With some help from Rosa naturally! Don David got the restaurant with the best views in El Remate! If your not staying there, make sure to stop by in their restaurant , particularly around sunset! And do ask for their American lemonade when there, The real thing, unbeatable! Or have a full meal! Its semi- medium budget for El Remate, but where the whole tourism started. Budget value these days! Don David from Florida knows anything that happens around El Peten! Just ask! He set up the whole El Remate tourism industry, for all other around! A lovely man! As is Rosa! Spent a few years around El Remate I admit! So know the places!
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We have stayed at David’s wonderful hotel twice. The staff, rooms, food and park like setting on Lake Peten are outstanding! David is a wealth of information on the area and culture. If you have the opportunity spend some time talking with this fascinating man. He took us on a walking tour of the grounds which is essentially an arboretum. Be sure to order a beverage from the lake side deck which will be delivered by a “mini gondola “. The hotel is conveniently located in El Ramate. Take some time to explore this quaint village. You have easy access to Tikal and the beautiful island city of Flores. This off the beaten path gem is a real bargain!
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Response from LCDDD, Owner at La Casa De Don David
Responded Nov 14, 2019
Thank you Randel for your visiting our hotel. We are happy you returned on your second visit .. Our garden signs for each of the 52 species of plants and trees are now being will be on 30 and are to be placed in the garden by 25 Nov 19. Some of us may have mentioned to you that we have decided to do more birthdays weddings. The third wedding is scheduled for 30 nov 19 . Guests staying on that date should expect a little noise by none after 9pm. Hope to see you again on your next visito Tikal
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This was our favorite place in our travels through Guatemala. David, the owner is fabulous. Ask him for his home grown Dragon fruit. The grounds are beautiful and the place is really clean. Also, swimming in the lake adjacent to the fabulous is a true luxury as it feels like bathwater.
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Response from LCDDD, Manager at La Casa De Don David
Responded Nov 14, 2019
We thank you for the nice review. Don David at age 82 doesn’t always give every guest a tour of the garden but dose try to to most guest. Please ask if he is available. The signs with info about the 52 different plants and trees are being refurbished and will be back in the Garden but Nov 25 2019. We we are now doing weddings and birthday parties so if you are here the afternoon or evening those days there will be a little noisy but no later than 9pm. Thanks and to see you in the future Staff
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Superfriendly staff, they gave us a lot of useful advice. Good food as well. Very nice garden and views over the lake. Best place we have been in Guatemala. Definitely the right choice at El Remate, much closer from Tikal and Yasha than Flores. Mireia & Pablo
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We stayed with family one night to visit Tikal. The rooms and bathrooms are clean and spacious. Hot showers and excelent a/c. Best part is the service and the views to the lake from the terrace of garden. Top! Would highly recommend
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Response from LCDDD, Manager at La Casa De Don David
Responded Nov 14, 2019
Thanks Luis for reviewing our place. If our internet was giving problems when you were here, we now have better service. We are also renewing the signs in the garden that identify each of the 52 species. We are now doing weddings and other parties, For birthday parties we use the Toucan Express to send recorded happy birthday greetings. Also we have events tents for weddings. Thanks and hope to see you again.
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Frequently Asked Questions about La Casa De Don David
What are some of the property amenities at La Casa De Don David?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and airport transportation.
What food & drink options are available at La Casa De Don David?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to La Casa De Don David?
Conveniently located restaurants include El Arbol, Las Orquideas, and La Casa de Don David.
Does La Casa De Don David have an airport shuttle?
Yes, La Casa De Don David offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is La Casa De Don David located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.01 miles away from the center of El Remate.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at La Casa De Don David?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Does La Casa De Don David have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.
Is La Casa De Don David accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.