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La Casa De Don David

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Located just 15 min. From the entrance to Tikal, we welcome you to our little piece of paradise. Don David, Yohana Rodas (Administrator)and staff have lots of helpful information, services and tours. The hotel has 13 rooms with private bath, hot water shower, fan or A/C with one meal included (breakfast)and free limited WiFi in the restaurant, and a guest computer also available. Bottled water is free to our guests. Enjoy typical Guatemalan and international meals in the restaurant from 6:30 am to 9 pm overlooking Lake Peten Itza. Our recently added Maya Garden Fire Show is unique and special featuring the largest Maya fire ring in the world. Relax in a hammock on your varanda or in our Gazebo or view the sunset or birds, from our observation deck, featuring the Toucan Express - a 200m zip line providing drink service to the deck. Learn about exotic fruit and plants in our large botanical garden and walk around of the Mayan Sacred Tree (la Ceiba) circle showing the four cardinal directions. On event nights feature the 266 meter ring of fire show for all groups staying two nights or more in the large Maya garden. We will try our best to make your stay pleasant!
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Free Internet
Breakfast included
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Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
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Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Route to Tikal in Downtown, El Remate 17022 Guatemala
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Santa Elena Airport14 mi
San Ignacio Town Airstrip40 mi
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Our comfortable and clean room - with good and rather necessary a/c - was well-screened and insect-free, overlooking a large, somewhat sculptured garden and the lake just beyond. Only downsides were lack of decoration and some 6 a.m. noise from overhead dining room. The Casa
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The best thing about the hotel is not just the beautiful grounds, large suites, and wonderful food, but the SUPER helpful, friendly staff who are very professional and will answer any question you have, and if they don't have the answer, they will call around until they do. You
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I don't usually go all out on a review, but the Casa de Don David so far exceeded my expectations that what I thought would be the most uncomfortable part of my trip turned out to be the most restful. Here was a place with great landscaping, right on the shore of Lago Peten
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Overall experience was very good. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The food was decent and they really made an effort to accommodate my gluten free diet. The location was quiet and very pretty. There were a couple of small insects in the room (but that's to be
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If you're planning a trip to Tikal look no further than Maison Don Davide. Not only is the hotel clean and comfortable but it features it's own Ceiba tree - the holy tree of the Maya - and is just 30 mins to Tikal by car. Hence if you stay the night there and rise at 3.30am you
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Enjoy a spectacular lake view from our restaurant, or our observation deck in the corner of the
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sunrise seen from Temple 4 in Tikal
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Yes but for our best service its best to reserve directly to the hotel for both food and rooms
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As I recall, their checkout time is around 11 AM or so. Like any hotel, I imagine it can take them a few hours to have all the rooms cleaned and available for new guests. So if you feel the need to have a room available for your use immediately upon your arrival, I imagine you'll need to inform the management of your needs, give them your ETA, and pay for the extra night.
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Hello, do you know if there is bus service to Flores from the hotel ? Thanks
Hi! yes there is collective transport every 30 minutes to Santa Elena, to get to Flores Island you can walk aprox. 2 kms or take a "tuk tuk" (moto-taxi) or a regular taxi. :)
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tienen área para acampar?
Hola, no tenemos área par acampar, tenemos habitaciones privadas solamente, Saludos
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"the suites are large -- great for families--nice porches for relaxing & viewing the lake"
"Room 13 was great. A bird would wake me at 6:30 am by tapping on the window."
"I like rooms 10-13, but all are quite good. I've stayed there most years since 1991."
"All rooms have good views"
"Take a tour of Tikal through the hotel."
US$55 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
GuatemalaPeten DepartmentEl Remate
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