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Hostal del Lago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So many things to love about Del Lago # 7.30am yoga over looking the beautiful, calm lake (only 40q) # the huge breakfasts (especially fresh fruit granola!) # the dock which you can swim from # fire and drums night (with an opportunity to make your own drum for keeps!) # steaming hot sauna followed by a refreshing splash in...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi, Rooms are clean, breakfast is huge and awesome. Everyday is entertainment for people like Karaoke night, poker night, movie night, drum and fire night etc. For guest is free hot, new and romantic sauna, and after this you can run and jump to the lake with stars on the sky...amazing!! (it's ready every night from like 7pm). Best brownies,...

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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

The hostel goes right over the water and is one of the most restful and peaceful places we've seen in our travels. The rooms weren't the newest or cleanest but you won't want to spend time in there anyways. From yoga classes to the sauna to the refreshing lake and delicious restaurant there is plenty to keep you busy. But...

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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This is not your place for instagram pictures! A nice hostel but expect naked people on the deck. Makeing pictures might be a little indiscrete! If you are alternative enough youll like it! Pro sauna Con kitchen only 12am-8pm!!

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

This hostel had the rustic, bohemian vibe I expected from San Marcos. The place was right on the water, offered yoga and the food was healthy and delicious. I thought the price was fairly affordable, though there's definitely cheaper in this area. The location was walking distance from the town and you could easily go find quiet nature spots nearby....

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Pros: On the water with great view, fun activities at night like drum circle and bonfire, yoga and classes every day, hot water, great breakfast included, good wifi (public areas). Cons: All the facilities are in very bad and neglected condition- kitchen is not functioning, toilet keeps plumbing, and the worst is that the volunteers there are really not into...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I stayed here a few nights and absolutely enjoyed the place. Made a lot of friends here and everyone agrees this place is a rare gem, and that Bryan and all his people are wonderfully helpful and obviously break their backs making it great. What is heartbreaking, and frankly pathetic, is to see a couple reviews complaining about the rooms...

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Bryan has traveled around the world, and really knows what he's doing -- everything is spot on. If you want some faceless hotel filled with unhappy bourgeoisie zombies there are many to choice from. If you want an unforgettable time, with sincere and genuine people, then look no further..

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United States
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Hostal del Lago was an unexpected find. I am traveling on a budget so upon arriving in San Marcos I visited practically every hostel in the (very small) village to find the best priced accommodation. While I did find a cheaper option there is no doubt that Hostal del Lago is the best value. And even if it were not,...

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Utila, Honduras
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This hostel has a beautiful deck and view over the lake where you can also do morning yoga. The food was very good- all prepared in traditional Mayan style. Only negative was The rooms were very basic and the bathrooms didn't seem very clean. They didn't have even basic amenities like hand towel, soap etc in the bathrooms and ran...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostal Del Lago is a popular lakeside hotel. A social place with nightly activities, from live music and movies to theater events. We offer simple accommodation with economic pricing. Our hotel is more about the time spent outside of your room. We are known for our friendly staff and family style atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal del Lago

Address: Main Street (Toward Tzununa) | 150 Meters From Center on Left Toward Tzununa, San Marcos 12001, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > San Marcos Department > San Marcos
Number of rooms: 13
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“I prefer 4,5 beds rooms then noisy 10.”
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“private room was great value, comfortable and clean”
 of 5 bubbles katelI8001QG, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms are worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles 120rachaell, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“*lakefront, not beach front. They dont take bookings so arrive early in the day. Also, dorm room on the second floor is the best!”
 of 5 bubbles 514averye, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are a variety of rooms on offer so take your time to view them before you check in.”
 of 5 bubbles mkileytupy, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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