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Hostal El Portal de Champey

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“no hot water”(16 reviews)
“park entrance”(11 reviews)
“the river”(59 reviews)
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2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel itself is really nice and set on a beautiful area right next to Semuc Champey. We were more than satisfied with the hostel and our room, however there were a few downsides. The only place really to eat is the hotels restaurant. Every...More

1  Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

El Portal is a fantastic experience! Tiny huts in the middle of the jungle, river view, howler monkeys playing just outside the door. But there are a few things you should know that they don't readily advertise: 1. No WiFi 2. The closest ATM is...More

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Stayed here with my wife and another couple in the 6bed dorm which we actually had to ourselves. The room was clean and comfortable and the communal bathrooms were also well maintained (cold water showers). Restaurant on site looked to serve good food (a little...More

Thank danigross88
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

I don't understand why people stay in Lanquin when there is the choice to stay in Semuc Champey, and El Portal is a 5 min walk away from the entrance to the hike to the pools and a 10 min walk to the caves. The...More

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Theres a couple things I want to make clear... 1) The location is great, you are on the river, right beside the entrance to Semuc Champey.. literally a two minute walk. (very secluded however, not much around) I wouldn't pay for the tour they offer...More

1  Thank Chantel D
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"The shared bathroom/showers were nice enough that I wouldn't pay the extra money for a private bathroom..."
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"dorms upstairs are open (without one wall, no mosquito nets or anything) while dorms downstairs are closed up."
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"Check the water pressure before you pick a room."
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"Private with bath"
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