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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Good food and service. Extortionate bar prices paid nearly £40 for a bottle of chilli an wine which only costs £ 6 in th UK. Room extremely basic. Bed surprisingly comfortable but no wardrobe, water etc, poor security, with flimsy locks. Lovely views and clean pool but in need of an update

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Marion, Indiana
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We stayed 1 night at this hotel with a group and did shopping at one of the lake villages. Upon arriving the appearance of this hotel is beautiful with a wonderful view of Lake Atitlan. The room, however, left much to be desired. First off, the room key was huge, there were twin beds w/very hard mattresses, a very small...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Hotel is away from the hustle and bustle of Panajechel. You will need transport to get into Pana to choose a restaurant. The rooms are average in size and tired decor. On the first floor they give good views across the landscape. The wifi works well in reception and in the room it does not or is inconsistent. It has...

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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Hotel is located in a small village near to Panajachel and on the shore of lake Atitlan. Perfect location for calm and private vacation. Nice pool, good restaurant with beautiful views of volcanoes. Room with balcony was great and spacious. Loved our stay there!

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Managua Department, Nicaragua
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This hotel is located in the center of the little town Santa Catarina Palopó, the main street (where there are only handcraft sales) is just outside the hotel. There is nothing to do in the town, it is only a quiet and very traditional place, so stay in the hotel and have the awesome view to the lake and the...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Nice hotel, a minute walking from the pier of Santa Catarina - 10 min car-drive to Panajachel, great views from the room terrace, quiet swimming pool. Full stop. Quite poor breakfast, very simple rooms, and the bathroom needs refurbishment. It's OK for a one-night stay, but don't expect too much out of the pictures.

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Warsaw
Reviewed 2 April 2016

The hotel is just perfect. Nice building with all exteriors nicely arranged. You can feel the climate. Very pleasant place with exterior pool and another smaller pool with hot water. Nice restaurant and bar. Clean rooms with balconies. Nt that big, but functional bathroom. Very good pancackes served for breakfast. Located just few steps from the lake boarder and the...

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ORMOND BEACH
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We couldn't find any room in the Hotel we planned to stay so our travel agent booked us at the Santa Caterina. The first impression was great, awesome view of Lake Atitlan, beautiful garden with a nice pool... but as soon as we got to the reception area we were not that impressed. The rooms are very very basic, the...

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Mount Vernon, Washington
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We were lucky to get a corner room, so lots of light coming in. The room faced Lake Atitlan and the pool. We could usually get the wifi because of the location of our room, unless there were lots of people trying to use it at the same time. Just out the gate, there were vendors and the town was...

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port moody, british columbia, canada
Reviewed 26 February 2016

The hotel room was small but very clean. The bathroom was also clean and it was like new. The hotel grounds are full of flowers and exotic plants. There are two pools. One pool is for swimming and the other is for relaxing in very warm water. The dinner menu had a nice selection of food. The waiters were helpful...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Hotel in lake Atitlan is located 5 minutes away from Panajachel, on the shoreline of lake Atitlán, considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the world and surrounded by 3 impressive volcanoes (San Pedro, Tolimán & Atitlán) and 12 Maya-Cackchiquel and Maya-Tzutuhil villages, whose people after centuries, still maintain their traditions, costumes & beliefs The 40 rooms at Villa Santa Catarina Hotel in Lake Atitlán are arranged in 2 buildings of 2 floors each, surrounded by beautiful gardens and magnificient views of Lake Atitlán and the sourrounding mountains. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Santa Catarina

Address: | Calle del Embarcadero, Santa Catarina Palopo 07011, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > Santa Catarina Palopo
Price Range: €91 - €153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Santa Catarina 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Ask for the rooms in the second floor they have the best view to Atitlan”
 of 5 bubbles 99shenyc, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the second floor with a balcony over looking the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles ninja911, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“the suite's in the smaller building are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles 251jaimez, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Second floor of main building. Room #27 has a huge balcony. Bigger than the room.”
 of 5 bubbles AllenO756, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Choose room 23 which looks directly across the lake for the the bes views!”
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  • View of the volcanoes from the private balcony of room 23 shortly after dawn
  • Sunset view from the private balcony of room 23
  • View of the pool from the private balcony of room 23
 of 5 bubbles 365ThingsSWFL, 30 Jun 2014 | Read review
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