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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The interior is beautifully decorated with local crafts and antiques so it's no surprise the hotel has a well-curated gift shop with quality goods. The gardens are extensive, with parrots, macaws and peacocks adding to the breathtaking views. All the rooms have Lake views. The hotel offers a pool, infinity whirlpool, dock for tour boats, a helicopter pad, and massages....

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Southlake, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I almost gave the hotel a 1, because the room I reserved was not available when I arrived (2 bed junior suite). We ended up with a lesser room. But, they comped us a couple of breakfasts, and my anger diminished during our stay. PROS: Great view. Clean rooms. Beautiful grounds. Friendly staff. CONS: Worthless reservation system. Horrible WiFi that...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago

The garden is amazing and so is the view of the lake and the three volcanoes. It is recommended to take a room on the 3rd floor from which is the best view. There is no air conditioning but not sure if it is necessary. Room was pleasant and well-lit. High beds. WIFI fine. Good breakfast. Too bad I stayed...

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North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

On 10 day trip around Guatemala and after seeing a lot of poverty and unsuitable housing throughout drive, this is like a palace and great place just to relax and get away from it all. The rooms are good, the grounds make this place absolutely beautiful. The owner has a green thumb and has grown flowers and plants everywhere you...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent one night here at Hotel Atitlan, but departed wishing we had booked an entire week. Lake Atitlan is not easy to get to, but the end result is well worth the drive. After a 3 1/2 hour journey through horrendous (but typical) Guatemala City traffic, then winding but mostly picturesque hillside roads and tiny villages, we arrived...

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Brighton, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is set in a beautiful spot outside Panajachel. The grounds and gardens. the views across the lake are all spectacular. Staff is very attentive and friendly. But be careful of costs. Meals are quite expensive because it's not easy to pop into Pana for less expensive food. But for us the experience was tarnished by an incident over...

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 2 nights at Hotel Atitlan. We were lucky to be checked into one of the last rooms at the end of a hallway, that way we got a room with a balcony that covers more than 180 degrees of the view, and no balcony neighbors. Also it’s much more quiet towards the end especially when...

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Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The large classic room decorated with a Mayan touch. was a little bare bones by North American standards. There was no fridge, microwave, coffee pot or even a telephone. TV reception was crappy. There were minimal bathroom amenities. They do offer Wi fi. The lights were too dim to read by. Having said that, this place is on the shore...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just spent 3 nights at Hotel Atitlan. The situation is marvellous and the views and gardens are wonderful. The rooms aren't bad but need some improvement, the beds are not particularly comfortable and the pillows are awful. It is fairly quiet. The showers must have been installed years ago. They kindly moved us when we discovered the shower...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived from the hustle and bustle of Antigua to a very relaxing stay at Hotel Atitlan. The view from the Hotel and particularly the hot tub outside does not get any better at all! We were on our honeymoon so decided to splash out on this hotel and it was definitely worth it. The aviary and the gardens are...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nominated by Travel + Leisure; "World's Best Awards 2011".This charming hacienda-style hotel is a formerworking coffee farm situated on the shores of Lake Atitlan, with a picture perfect view of volcanoes San Pedro, Toliman and Atitlan. Highlighting numerous unique Guatemalan traditions with its colorful and vibrant interior, each room is individually decorated with hand-woven fabrics and carpets, handcrafted furniture, paintings and tile floors. All rooms have private balconies and breathtaking views of the lake. The swimming pool and Jacuzzi overlook the entire lake and the hotel's magnificent wedding, tropical and rose gardens. The Botanical Gardens of Hotel Atitlan are a true garden lover's paradise. Bird-watching is a popular pastime within its botanical gardens. Enjoy a cocktail or a refreshing tea from the selection of tea infusions by the fire in the hotel's bar, and dine in an elegant setting where you will savor regional and international cuisine. You can't miss this beautiful Hotel!!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Atitlan

Address: Finca San Buenaventura | Solola Lago de Atitlan, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > Panajachel
Price Range: £125 - £190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Atitlan 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Atitlan Hotel Panajachel
Hotel Atitlan Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
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#1 Family Hotel in Panajachel
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“If you want luxury, maybe look for another hotel or a bed and breakfast”
 of 5 bubbles MrBoingo, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room on the 3rd floor has the best view”
 of 5 bubbles YZyz48, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Request room overlooking gardens and facing lake.”
 of 5 bubbles Retiredtraveler65, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a lake view, but you could ask not to be above the restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles denisek171, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try and get a lake view room.”
 of 5 bubbles Adee26, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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