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I am a backpacker with basic needs. El Retiro met those needs.
The grounds are very lovely and comfortable. The people are nice and helpful (booking shuttles, info, etc.).
The dinner was buffet style and very delicious. The price is quite high for Guatemala but...More
A hassle from start to finish. Dirty rooms. Stained, unclean sheets. No soap. No water for drinking. Moldy walls and shower curtain. Bathroom smelled like urine. Check- in staff seemed overwhelmed. Restaurant staff was rude and un accommodating. Everything had an extra charge- jam for...More
I really liked the hostel. It is located right on a river. The food was great, reasonable prices. Very helpful staff.
Nevertheless, try not booking through them going to Flores - they charged a ridiculous amount compared to othrr agencies and the shuttle was Horrible!!!...More
The setting is stunning, right by the little river. The staff is super friendly and the food is amazing. Most of the evenings, there is a buffet style dinner, focusing on vegetarian dishes. I can not stress enough how fantastic the food was. The kitchen...More
The simple but lovely lodges were located directly in the jungle in a wonderful valley near a small river, whose blue water invites you to jump in and refresh yourself. Round about 10 mins walk from the center of the village, which is quite small...More
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USD 14 - USD 28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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We paid 120 quetzales per night for two nights for a semi private room and got a third night free when we booked the semuc champey tour through them(which it totally worth it). I emailed them the night before through the... More
We paid 120 quetzales per night for two nights for a semi private room and got a third night free when we booked the semuc champey tour through them(which it totally worth it). I emailed them the night before through the website email address and ha confirmation of my booming the same night. I highly recommend booking yourself in for the evening meal if you do the tour with them.