The cabin rooms are fairly basic but perfectly adequate. The electricity only functioning from 5pm to 10pm each day is a nuisance, especially for early starts - which is the point of being there! The restaurant staff were friendly and the food was OK. The 'box breakfasts' were generous but American-style. Being able to walk into the ruins in less than 10 minutes is what it is all about.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- In 1952, the government of Guatemala assigned a piece of land to Mr. Antonio Ortiz Contreras for the construction of a hotel which will help with the logistics of the TIKAL PROJECT, and room and board for the archeologists. This project was supervised by the University of Pennsylvania with the collaboration of many other universities around the world. Form 1956 to 1969, 113 scientists worked in the Tikal Project, making it one of the longest archeological projects in the western hemisphere. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Jungle Hotel Tikal National Park