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Reviewed 23 October 2017

It is our second time at the hotel. I love the place, the location is beautiful. You´ll enjoy nature and the peace it brings. The staff are super nice and friendly, they want to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

Thank Guichu
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

It is quite isolated as place, but if your plan is to visit some a Mayan ruin and get away from civilization, this lodge is the place. Food at the restaurant is basic but rooms are comfortable and nicely decorated although rustic. No TV or...More

Thank diego F r
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This beautiful lodge is in the middle of nowhere but just two kilometers from some of the oldest Mayans ruins unearthed to date. It is on an old family plantation and extremely well cared for. There is working machinery for processing and coffee, macadamia nuts,...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 1 July 2016

First, like several other reviewers, let's be honest. This is a perfect place for certain kinds of people, and a perfect nightmare for others. If you need luxury, 24-hour a day electricity, smooth sailing, a masseuse and nail salon, find another place. You will hate...More

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We had a group that required 3 rooms, and at the time we needed them, there were not enough available at the Lodge part of the facility. So we stayed at the coffee plantation part. It was the exact opposite of how a prior reviewer...More

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"The rooms at the reserve offer an experience to sleep in the reserve, it was heavenly"
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"The bungalows are more private and nearer the restaurant, but away from the swimming pool. We preferred it..."
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"Stay in the Lodge area not in the coffee plantation"
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"One reviewer talked about having to schlepp bags a long way-- we just pulled what we would need for the..."
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