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Hostal del Lago

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I live in San Marcos now, but before I lived here, I stayed at Del Lago for 5 weeks with my Fiancé. Del Lago is our place now. It's where we come to relax and have a beer at the end of the day, it's where I come to yoga, to meet friends, etc. The owners of this place are... More 

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San Marcos La Laguna, Solola, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Seen this place develop over the years and its turned out really cool and full of imagination. Offering a variety of food and entertainment to suit the backpackers needs . The view is epic and san marcos is a cool town for chilling out

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I was doubting about writing a review about this hostel, because the people were great, there's a good atmosphere around and they organize nice things in the evening. But to be honest: it wasn't good at all. It's not thát bad, but it wasn't well organized, several times there was no water, had to wait for breakfast for half an... More 

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Thank Mar B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

I planned on staying at Hostal del Lago for a week, there were definitively some positives, but in the end there was too many negatives that I ended up leaving after just two nights. Firstly, the positives, the open plan communal area is awesome, with great wifi. The food is fabulous, huge portions and good quality. The beds are relatively... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

stayed in San Marcos for quite a while. Can say that this place is perfect for longer stays. Every other night you have some activities that are not only for guests but for all the people in town. that attracts the all the interesting locals as well as other guests of the town and you can have an amazing time.... More 

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing! The staff is nice, the location is great,the view is amazing, the weekly programm is perfect, the food is really super yummy, the place is magic, and so on and so on. I looooooooooved this place and could have stayed for ever... If you go to San Marcos, definitely stop here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

We went threw a few places on San Marcos before to set here. The prices are the best you can find, especially including quality breakfasts. The room was basic but clean and we slept very well. Great hangout areas too and friendly staff. Great choice!

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England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Hostel Del Lago is a great place to stay in San Marcos. There is a delicious free breakfast included within the price; a choice of three which is highly unusual for hostels but openly invited. One thing I would say is please buy some maple for the pancakes - it's just not the same with honey! haha There is entertainment... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Stayed here for a week in November and had a blast. The staff is all travelers with great attitudes, all willing to get to know you. There is events every night of the week that get so much effort put into them, it is so much fun. Del Lago is a nice little haven for you to hang out and... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic location on the lake. Great vibe and very nice common area. There is something going on every other day, eg live music, drum circles, bonfires, etc. Awesome breakfast is included in the price of the room. Generally, restaurant has lots of tasty and reasonably priced food options (incl salads and veg food). Loved this place! Only downside: quite unreliable... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostal Del Lago is a popular lakeside hotel. A social place with nightly activities, from live music and movies to theater events. We offer simple accommodation with economic pricing. Our hotel is more about the time spent outside of your room. We are known for our friendly staff and family style atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal del Lago

Address: Main Street (Toward Tzununa) | 150 Meters From Center on Left Toward Tzununa, San Marcos 12001, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > San Marcos Department > San Marcos
Number of rooms: 13
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