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La Casa del Mundo Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Jaibalito
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Reviewed January 29, 2013

The location is simply breathtaking, waking up in the morning to that view is amazing. Beautifully kept property and lovely areas to relax. Water is cold but refreshing. Staff very helpful.

You can walk to the other villages, bit of tough work but a boat is also available and very cheap. The breakfasts are A-grade. The dinner was probably the only thing that wasn't as amazing as everything else, I thought the food was OK but not outstanding, and the one table thing is a bit annoying if you have some loud guests! But given the location you don't have much choice but to eat dinner there. But the view...wow.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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casamundo, Owner at La Casa del Mundo Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2013

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the beautiful views around the hotel, breakfast and relaxing around the property. We are sorry to hear that you didn’t enjoy the dinners, but being located far from the other villages makes a little hard to serve dinner in a different way. We apologize for the noise of the other guests at dinner and we will keep this in mind for the future. We wish you the best and hope we can see you soon here at La Casa del Mundo!

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Reviewed January 26, 2013

Incredibly beautiful, like a labyrinth with a great surprise after each corner, great views, great rooms. Maybe it´s even too perfect:) It´s highly adjusted to tourists' taste, so maybe the only thing i would change is to make the menu a bit more Guatemalteco and a bit less US/european style.

It´s located in a marvelous place, very calm and reserved, still you can easily reach other villages around the lake by public boasts, especially if you´re not afraid of the sea (I really mean "sea", not "lake", since it really looks like sea in the afternoons).

We spent there 3 nights but we would definitely stay longer, if we had more time.
Great value for the money.

Room Tip: We took one of the cheapest rooms with private bathroom, nr 18. it is not big, but really beautiful...
  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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casamundo, Owner at La Casa del Mundo Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2013

Thank you for you wonderful review, we are happy to hear that you had a great time relaxing at the hotel and enjoying the surrounding villages. We also enjoyed reading your quote “maybe it’s too perfect”, which put a smile on our faces, specially knowing you had a great time. We also appreciate your suggestion on our menu and we will keep it in mind. We wish you the best and hope to see you soon!

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Reviewed January 24, 2013 via mobile

This is the most amazing hotel! The next time I'll go to Guatemala I'll stay there for a week. Harmony and peace....and the staff is adorable. This is the perfect get away, with or without kids. Try the hottub in the evening and jump into the lake. It's is an amazing experience! Moreover, their food is fabeleous!

  • Stayed: December 2012
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casamundo, Owner at La Casa del Mundo Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2013

We are very happy to hear about the wonderful experiences you had at La Casa del Mundo. We enjoyed reading your quote “Next time I’ll go to Guatemala I’ll stay there for a week”, we are truly happy that you had a great time at the hot tub and swimming in the lake. Thank you for you amazing comment, and we hope to see you very soon!

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

The rooms seem to tumble down the side of the mountain into the gorgeous Lake Atitlan. Views are stunning and walks along the (rapidly rising) lakeside to Jabailito and to Santa Cruz la Laguna are great fun. Meals are taken communally which gives you a chance to meet your fellow residents and there are so many nooks and crannies for swimming, diving or just sitting and relaxing.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with family
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casamundo, Owner at La Casa del Mundo Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2013

We are happy to hear you had a great time at the hotel, swimming in Lake Atitlán and visiting the nearby towns. We are also pleased to hear that you enjoyed our family style dinners too; thank you for your wonderful comment; it was a pleasure to have you at the hotel, and we hope to see you soon!

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Reviewed January 21, 2013

We were lucky enough to spend 3 nights at Casa Del Mundo. It's location is absolutely sublime. It's impossible to not be charmed by the enclosing volcanoes and the shimmering lake. The hotel is set up the bank of the river up the hill. There's a plenty of lovely alcoves around the gardens to simply sit in the shade or sun and soak in the view from a hammock or seat. The network of staircases around the hill will keep you fit when you're not relaxing. There's a few short walks available in the area for those more active but seek advice from staff before setting off. The rooms were tidy, clean and comfortable and most have a sensational vista. The shower in our room was a little spray-crazy but hot and reliable none-the-less.
Dinner is served communally which encourages some great interaction with other guests. We met some great people whom we still keep in touch with. The food and wine are wonderful too. The value is absolutely unbeatable when you consider the setting, quality of staff, rooms and food. Don't miss it.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with friends
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casamundo, Owner at La Casa del Mundo Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2013

We are very happy to hear that you had a wonderful time at the hotel, enjoying the balconies, the scenery and our family style dinners. Thank you for your wonderful comment; it was a pleasure to have you at the hotel and we hope to see you soon!

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Reviewed January 19, 2013

two nitghts at casa de mundo and we really enjoyed this place everithing was good the rooms are clean the food its great the people that works there is very nice,this place is wonderfull their garden is beautifull i cant wait to go back and stay longer .I really recomend this place.

Room Tip: i think all of them are good we had the 13 one nitgh and the other nigth another one but we liked bo...
  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with family
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casamundo, Owner at La Casa del Mundo Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2013

Thank you for your wonderful comment, we are very happy to hear that you had a great time at the hotel. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed exploring our gardens and that our staff took really good care of you. It was a pleasure to have you at the hotel and hope to see you soon!

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Reviewed January 18, 2013

Excellent room looking at the lake and volcanos (3). Excellent staff. Excellent, fresh and interesting food. And the bed was wonderfully comfortable. There was nothing about our stay that we did not enjoy.

Room Tip: Seems like everyone loved their room the best!
  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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casamundo, Owner at La Casa del Mundo Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2013

Thank you for your wonderful comment, we are very happy to know you had an amazing time at the hotel. It was pleasure to have you at La Casa del Mundo and we hope to see you soon!

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Address: El Jaibalito | Accesible Solo en Lancha, Jaibalito 07014, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > Jaibalito
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Jaibalito
Price Range: $50 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Casa del Mundo Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 19
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Guatemala's most magical hotel - Lonely Planet. 19 Rooms built upon a Jaibalito cliffside pleasantly house travelers from all over the world. ... more   less 
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