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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 July 2013

A bunch of little bungalows? basically each building had a hotel room on first floor or second floor. Flowers and vines hid porches and stairs so you really felt secluded and private. Two short blocks off the main drag so nice and quiet to sleep. If you walk to Main Street and turn left one block down is the post...

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Midland, MI
Reviewed 12 June 2013

June 2013 - we had a great stay at Hotel Utz Jay in Panajachel. I would highly recommend this hotel. It is a very convenient location - a couple blocks from the main street and close to the port. Since it is not on the main road, it is very quiet. The hotel has a very nice courtyard with lots...

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Banff, Canada
Reviewed 5 June 2013

This was amazing place to stay in Panajachel. Set in a beautiful garden setting really close to town. Its very secure and the staff are all lovely. We stayed a week (a bit too long in panajachel for me) and loved the hotel. The wifi is good and so is the hot water. The owner and staff are helpful in...

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Guatemala
Reviewed 29 May 2013

I travel through Panajachel three or four times a year. Sometimes staying two or three nights. I always choose Utz Jay. It is quite, and comfortable. The staff are friendly, there is free wifi in the rooms and it always works. The Sauna is a welcome reprieve after a long day of driving and working. I have also brought friends...

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Essen, Germany
Reviewed 23 May 2013

This was my 4th time at this lovely little paradise and I still love it. The hotel is composed of several little one and two story building amid a lovely, lush garden. It’s on a quiet side street off Calle Santander, so it’s easy to walk to restaurants and shops yet nicely quiet and relaxing away from the crowds. The...

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San Francisco, CA, USA
Reviewed 4 April 2013

This is a great little hotel -- away from the noisy main streets of Pana - but very close to everything. The garden are is tranquil and calming with lovely birds and flowers. We had a room upstairs (think it was 8) with a lovely deck overlooking the gardens - spent lots of time sitting there watching the sun rise,...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 April 2013

This was a great find! Unbelievably reasonable for two persons and sort of like a cabin in the woods with a main room off the bedroom that had a fireplace. Each bedroom area has a front porch and is surrounded by trees and shrubbery. We stayed 3 nights and were offered free breakfast because of the length of our stay....

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Englewood, Florida, United States
Reviewed 26 March 2013

We enjoyed our brief stay here because the room was airy, and spotless, comfy beds and wonderful setting. They are located off the main road and only a couple of blocks from Lake Attitlan. We were in Room #2, ground floor right off the garden and woke up to birds singing. The garden is kept clean and has tables and...

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Ashfield, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 6 March 2013

We loved staying here, and wish we could have stayed longer! The grounds are beautifully landscaped which makes for a very pretty and peaceful environment. It is very reasonably priced. The room was clean and spacious, with a nice private hot water bathroom. The staff is very friendly, especially the 2 dogs :) We really loved the sauna, and the...

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Vernon, Canada
Reviewed 17 February 2013

We stayed in Room #5 which felt like climbing into a tree house. The room was a decent size and had a good bathroom with a hot shower. We particularly liked the outside deck and the comfortable chairs. The room had all the amenities, a place to put suitcases, hang clothes, good towels, T.V.and desk. There was a lot of...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small hotel located near the main shopping and businesses, but in a quiet street, perfect location. There are rooms spread out through a lush tropical garden, from which one can relax and enjoy watching the birds (over 25 varieties), exotic plants and beautiful trees. Each room is decorated with handcrafted native motif and has a private bathroom with plenty of hot water 24 hrs., TV with cable and free WiFi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Utz Jay

Address: Calle 2-50 5, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > Panajachel
Price Range: €39 - €72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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Hotel Utz Jay Panajachel, Guatemala - Lake Atitlan
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Panajachel
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“Some of the rooms have a shared common room (like rooms 1 and 2) in the middle, great if booking more than one room!”
 of 5 bubbles TravelerMarty, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Go for one of the rooms located in the separate buildings located in the gardens if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles jokeembo, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs room with porch very lovely and private.”
 of 5 bubbles tasoleil, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Excellent location”
 of 5 bubbles L1v, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms share the gardens.”
  • Private porch for reading or smoking
  • lots of windows
 of 5 bubbles shelagh461, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
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