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Duxbury, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 4 June 2015

This was such a grand place. It was so beautiful and comfortable. The gardens and view of the Volcano were stellar. The service was great, the bar is comfy and the food is good in the dining room. Breakfast was awesome. The room was decorated nice and very comfortable. I will go back again.

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Atencion Client... H, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Every day we work hard to bring to our clients the best of us, and this comment, make us keep working hard to offer to our clients the best of Atitlan and Guatemala. Thank you to take your time to write about us. best regards,

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015

This is a classic colonial hotel on the shore of the lake. The gardens are beautiful and exceptionally well kept. We had room 215 overlooking the gardens and lake. Room was medium sized and well decorated with plenty of paintings. It had 2 iron framed queen sized beds that I found to be extremely comfortable, a large flat screen TV...

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Atencion Client... H, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments and to write about you experience you had with us. We start working to fix the inconvenient about the early sun (blackout blinds) We will keep working to keep giving a good stay to our clients. Best regards,

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 28 May 2015

I've stayed here 3 times and just love it. Beautiful rooms with views of the lake and volcanoes. Comfortable beds and fluffy towels. Lots of folk art and antiques around. The gardens are just beautiful and enjoy seeing the resident birds...toucans, scarlett macaws, parrots and peacocks. We also saw a monkey this time...must be an escapee from the nature reserve...

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Atencion Client... H, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments and to write about your experience you had with us. We will keep working hard to provide a good stay to our clients. Best regards,

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Overall we loved the hotel! The view was the best, rooms were comfortable and it was close to town without being in town. The restaurant could be improved but isn't that bad. Pros: - Fantastic View from the restaurant and pool, and several of the rooms - Great pool area, including drink service to your chair - Awesome infinity hot...

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Atencion Client... H, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you to write your experience with us and the surroundings areas. We are happy to hear that your stay in the area was good, and for your next vacations, please, think about us, will be a pleasure to have you with us again. Best regards,

Bozeman, MT
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Wonderful hotels with awesome old fashioned ambiance, and amazing views. Really pretty grounds. Good friendly staff. Pool and outdoor jacuzzi sparkle and, at least in May, you want the jacuzzi. All services (hikes, etc) better negotiated in town (Roger's tours). Not much good food in the area but the hotel restaurant was sadly lacking, so go to town. (All tuk-tuk...

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Atencion Client... H, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you to take part of your time to write about Hotel Atitlan. We always receive good comments of our food, but we are revising our procedures to try not happen this again. This comment makes us better and invite us to keep working hard to recover the good comments about our services. Thank you and best regards,

Italy
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Prios: beautiful grounds, great lake view location, the gardens are magnificent, some rooms are renovated, but still need some tlc Cons: staff didnt really go out of their way to ensure that my reservation for a grand suite be close to the lobby or on the ground floor due to my hip problem that i have developed, i had to...

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Atencion Client... H, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you to take part of your time to write about us. Certainly we regret to not have a Suite near of the lobby for you during your stay, but are located in specific points that offer the best view in all the hotel. Please let us know when you come back, we will give the best of us to...

Guatemala City, Guatemala
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

After a heart breaking incident at an Overrated french managed place near San Antonio Palopo, we decided to back to our old known place, where everybody is welcome: Hotel Atitlan. Upon arrival the ever strong presence of the the owner, Doña Susan, an american expat and widow of DON ARTURO the co founder, welcomed us and suggested to try the...

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Atencion Client... H, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Atitlan, responded to this review

This place are designed for the people that likes to enjoy all the natural ambient of the Lake Atitlan area and shows part of our beautiful country. Thank you for your visit, and please think about us for your future vacations. Best regards,

San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

I spent one night at the Hotel Atitlan and thank God that was it. First off, I will rate them highly in helping me arrange reasonably priced shuttle reservations from elsewhere in Guatemala. Though they could have done a better job with communicating the shuttle confirmation, I was picked up when scheduled and for the agreed upon price with the...

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Hamilton, Hamilton, Bermuda
Reviewed 15 May 2015

I recently stayed at Hotel Atitlan with my elderly parents and whilst the view of the lake is fantastic and the hotel grounds are kept impeccably, the room left a lot to be desired. There were barely any amenities in the room and it simply didn't scream anything near what we paid. The staff were quite friendly and that's always...

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Atencion Client... H, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment about your stay with us. Certainly we regret to hear that your stay with us not was in all satisfactory. All the suggestions makes us better, With this message we will take care to not happen this again with our future guests. We are working to fix the inconvenient with the morning light in all...

Saigon
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

Beautiful, serene, hospitable hotel. I can't say enough about the gorgeous gardens surrounding the rooms and pool area. It's a joy just to sit peacefully amidst all the exotic flowers. The hotel is beautifully decorated in Guatemalan antiques. Their shop is also nice. You can find most items cheaper in Panajachel but if you want to avoid the hassle you...

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Atencion Client... H, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hotel Atitlan, responded to this review

We appreciate so much your comments about us. Your comments makes us better and invite us to work hard to give every day the best of us. For your next visit, will be a pleasure keep serving you. Best regards,

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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: $200 - $307 (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, Guatemala - Lake Atitlan
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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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