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San Francisco Bay, CA and Southern Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 April 2015

We spent a very relaxing night here in February. The place was clean, quiet (thick adobe walls) and friendly. Oh, and very well priced! A great place from which to explore San Marcos. We enjoyed wandering through the garden, and lounging in the rancho with a morning cup of coffee was a pleasant start to the day.

1Thank toucanbob
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

It's a lovely posada, a bit pricey, but you get your money's worth. You wake up to the chirping and singing of birds, the skylight in the room guarantees you'll wake up early with the sun on your face. The room is lovely with comfortable beds. The showers have very weak pressure so forget about washing your hair... If you're...

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Penticton, Canada
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We stayed here only one night because it was a bit out of our price range, and we wanted to splurge after our terrible experience at our last place. Terry had ties to my hometown in the east (She lived many years in my home town's sister city) and she played us a lovely song on guitar before she left...

Thank ElleBeck
Ajijic, Mexico
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We reserved this hotel locally, as we were already staying in various villages around Lake Atitlán. Made it clear we were looking for a quiet respite. the owner required a 50% deposit to her bank account even though we were already here, which in retrospect ought to have been a warning sign. When we arrived there was major construction happening...

1Thank ekknox
Tioga, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 December 2014

My group of 4 women stayed at Bosque Encantado for four days and it really was an enchanted visit! The small posada is set facing a quiet garden/forest, away from any traffic (not that there is much in San Marcos!), so we felt that we had not only our rooms but the porch and the garden to enjoy. The setting...

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
Reviewed 24 September 2014

This was my second stay at this lovely hotel. The Owner Terry and the staff ( her family ) are all really nice people to be around. They make sure your stay is as enjoyable as possible. If you are lucky and have the time you should go see Terry perform with her band they are really good musicians. The...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and found San Marcos to be lovely and peaceful. Our room was lovely with loads of room and it was great to have our own bathroom. There are only 3 rooms but they are set in beautiful gardens. Terry the owner was very helpful, giving us recommendations and even showed us her beautiful house...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 12 May 2014

We went to Posada del Bosque Encantado's restaurant for dinner because the atmosphere was very nice. The food was quite good but the service... horrible. When we arrived there was no one to welcome us or even pointing us a table. So we went to the kitchen window to ask if it's possible to eat and we were very rudely...

Thank Lallukka
Terry R, Owner at Posada del Bosque Encantado, responded to this review

I am the owner of the Posada del Bosque Encantado. Normally we do not serve dinner, only a very delicious breakfast. We were experimenting with a possible new chef and only served dinner twice. I am sorry for your disappointing experience with us. This chef is an excellent cook, but does not speak much spanish(from Denmark). He was not a...

Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed there unfortunately only for two nights. The big, clean and nice furnished rooms are directly in a lovely garden. Any room is supplied with free drinking water every day. The local staff and the ownerin are really nice and helpful! By the way, this hotel is only a few minutes walk away from the national park, Cerro Tzankujil.

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San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
Reviewed 23 April 2014

My partner and I stayed in a private room with a bathroom which ended up being about $27 per night or so which is pretty consistent with any of the nicer hotels in San Marcos. We met the owner and she was very nice and introduced us and was very pleasant to talk to. Our room was cleaned everyday and...

Thank CC M

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Additional Information about Posada del Bosque Encantado

Address: San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > San Marcos La Laguna
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Posada Del Bosque Encantado Guatemala/San Marcos La Laguna
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“All 4 rooms are the same, so no need to specify.”
 of 5 bubbles toucanbob, 2 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Book in advance and make sure you bring all you need to San Marcos la Laguna as it is an isolated town and this is the real beauty of it.”
 of 5 bubbles JossefGuate, 24 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Hotel only has 3 rooms for 3 people each”
 of 5 bubbles saria_x, 6 Jan 2014 | Read review
“I liked the end unit, the one farthest from the entrance. More solitude and privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles gogoglobal, 25 Sep 2013 | Read review
“They are all the same as they are in a row of only 3 rooms in total with the verandah joining them”
 of 5 bubbles SoPeru, 28 Mar 2013 | Read review
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