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Hotel Rios Tropicales

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 28 February 2014

My family and I tried for weeks to get a reservation at this "Hotel". We emailed and called more times than imaginable. We received no response via email and once we did get through by phone we were told that only Melanie could take reservations. So we had to keep calling back until we happened to catch Melanie. Once we...

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Wilton Manors, Florida
Reviewed 17 February 2014

We stayed in a private room with private bath and had an okay stay. But we found it to be a bit overpriced for what we got. We later spoke to others that were staying there in a similar room and were paying less ($220Q) and after reading other tripadvisor reviews have now seen people paying considerably less. I’d say...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 23 November 2013 via mobile

We can get a little overwhelmed after a long day in a new place, and Rios has a really nice little open-air lounging area off the street that was perfect for occasionally decompressing and relaxing. The owners are very nice and more than willing to help you find what you're looking for. Would recommend this place to anyone.

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Rios Tropicales G, Owner at Hotel Rios Tropicales, responded to this review

Dear AaronPDX, Thank your for your comment and to mentioned that you like our open-air lounging area that it is also available for anyone who wants to tasted our waffles or crepes with nutela as a breakfast or just tasted our strong capuccino. Free wifi conection available!! My best vibes to you from LIVINGSTON Melanie & Roberto

Reviewed 24 September 2013

Pretty cheapish place to stay at about $12 a night for a double but good value and really nice people running the place. Right in the heart of Livingston, not too far from the harbour. Get up nice and early on a Friday to get the boat to Belize!

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Rios Tropicales G, Owner at Hotel Rios Tropicales, responded to this review

Dear 1superreviewer, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience about your stay with us, definitely the location helps a lot for those who has to travel earlier the next morning to Punta Gorda Belize or to La Ceiba Honduras and for anyone who wants to travel to any of this two destinations feel free to book your...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 15 September 2013

We stayed here for one night only, we were staying on a place right on the river, but decided to spend the last night right in Livingston to catch an early boat to Puerto Barrios and continue our trip into Honduras. Roberto and Melanie were extremely helpful and kind. The hotel is simple but charming. The patio is beautiful. Its...

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Rios Tropicales G, Owner at Hotel Rios Tropicales, responded to this review

Dear LeandroG_526 Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we glad that our services as a hotel, restaurant and travel agency were all to your likely. Definitely the location helps a lot when travelers have to wake up earlier in the morning in order to catch the first transfer that leaves to la Ceiba. I am glad you made...

Caracas, Venezuela
Reviewed 8 September 2013

I stayed here about a month ago during my travels through Central America, and I would highly recommend it! It's in a great location, the decor is really lovely and lovingly done, and the vibe is chill and relaxing. I was traveling alone, and Melanie was extremely cool and helpful to me. Their restaurant across the street is also really...

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Rios Tropicales G, Owner at Hotel Rios Tropicales, responded to this review

Dear Emily R, I am happy to hear you have a lot fun around Guatemala specially in Livingston. Thanks for mentioned our great Mojitos made in Mc Tropic Restaurant and i love that you like them. Now we're having new specials infusions coctails so you are welcome to come back again and taste it! Send you positive vibes to you...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 31 August 2013

I am going to be honest with you, as I always am in my reviews. I did not stay at the hotel. The reason that I am taking the time to write this review is because of the advice that I have received from Melanie concerning the travel agency portion. This is my first trip to Central America and I...

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RIOSTROPICALES_GUATE, Owner at Hotel Rios Tropicales, responded to this review

Dear Kyle L, It was always a pleasure to talked to you and gave you all the information you need it, i am happy to hear that our transfer around Central America were to your likely and that you spend a good time on your vacation and for any other traveler that is willing to come to livingston please feel...

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 30 August 2013

While we were looking for a mid budget place to stay in Livingston. After we checked every place of this budget level (all looked worse than jails) we came back to these simple but nice and clean rooms. And most of all Melanie, the owner. This brilliant girl is so helpful and the one to organize the trip to La...

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RIOSTROPICALES_GUATE, Owner at Hotel Rios Tropicales, responded to this review

Dear Alexandros_T, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, we are so glad to hear that you spend a good time in Livingston as well to know that our transfer to la Ceiba and other services were to your completely satisfaction. We look forward to your next visit and happy new year 2014.

Mozirje, Slovenia
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Hola... This February I was traveling around Central America whit a group of travelers...In Livingston we stay in Hotel Rios Tropicales...The place has a great garden, great coffee and rooms...And Melanie and Stefanie are just super! They help us a lot and they make our stay as comfortable as possible! Thank you and hope to see you next year... Tom

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RIOSTROPICALES_GUATE, Owner at Hotel Rios Tropicales, responded to this review

Dear TomoPet, Thank you for your nice review, we glad to hear you and your group of travelers enjoy your stay with us. Looking forward of seeing you soon next year! Mel&Steph.

Finland
Reviewed 22 March 2013

We stayed in one of the cheaper rooms with shared bathroom. The room was very basic but clean. The mattresses were a bit too hard and the pillows too thin for good sleep. What is best in this place is the beautiful garden patio with lots of plants, hammocks and chairs. Perfect place for relaxing. The staff were friendly and...

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RIOSTROPICALES_GUATE, Owner at Hotel Rios Tropicales, responded to this review

Thank you MiiFinland for your candid comments! We are glad to know you spent a good time with us in Livingston. My apologize if the mattresses and pillows were too hard, we will take this in count for further customers and make sure everybody can have a better sleep in our place. I am happy to read that you liked...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rooms with private bathroom (warm shower) and private rooms with shared bathroom. Breakfast from waffles & crepes with Nutela and Banana, the strongest coffee drinks in town such as expresso, capuccino, Frapuccino with white chocolate, caramel or dark chocolate, chai tea . Ask Melanie about Tours or Direct Transfers to(Semuc Champey, Belize, La Ceiba, Rio dulce & Flores and Punta Gorda, Belize) FREE WIFI at the restaurant and coffe shop (entrance) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Rios Tropicales

Address: Main Street | After Migration Office, Livingston, Rio Dulce 18019, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Izabal Department > Rio Dulce > Livingston
Price Range: $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Hotel Rios Tropicales Livingston, Guatemala - Rio Dulce
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“Single rooms with shared bathroom are very nice and still affordable”
 of 5 bubbles 486emilyr, 7 Sep 2013 | Read review
“The private rooms on the second floor use shared baths on the first floor w/o hot water. The private rooms on the first floor have”
 of 5 bubbles mizzen007, 13 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Large room on the ground floor (corner) opening onto the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles Westcoaster, 24 Jul 2012 | Read review
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