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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel is situated right at the water and has it's own "muelle" where you can get dropped off from your boat from Puerto Barrios. Also there is a little beach, the water is shallow and warm but maybe a little to close to the river mouth and the town's drain pipes... The central street of Livingston is only a minute...

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Oregon, USA
Reviewed 30 November 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed myself at the Gil Resort. A wonderful staff (language was a little bit of a barrier, but that's on me). I had a first floor room, and frequented the covered deck out on the water for a window to the gulf. Nice two level restaurant that serves coffee and breakfasts. Was able to walk just about anywhere...

Thank safi2007
San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Nothing to complain about except the price. A little over priced but compared to other places we saw. Livingston is a small town with not much to do. If you are looking for a place to relax than you should have a good time.

Thank Jacito
Belize City, Belize
Reviewed 5 March 2016

The overall property sits in a little hole in the wall area of Livingston with a school nearby and a huge development hotel at the corner of the street. The staff was helpful and the rooms were clean but towels were ragged and soap seemed scarce. It was about $30 per nite and you had to pay in advance..

Thank Belizebwai
United States
Reviewed 14 February 2016

First off, the Hotel Gil has a great location, seafront on a quiet street just two blocks from the intersection of the two main streets in town. It’s steep hillside location offers multiple levels to view the sea and enjoy the breeze, all the way down to a small pier with a covered deck, where you can make excellent photos...

1Thank NickB-0001
Buffalo, United States
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Nice quiet place by the water; several levels of rooms up a steep hillside. At the bottom of the stairs is a quiet place to sit and watch the sea. Our room was clean, the sheets were the thinnest sheets I've ever encountered anywhere, which is a plus in hot weather, but we were there during a cold front. Brrrr....

1Thank Laura M
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

You have to pay in advanced. The hot water wasn't working well, they fix it the first day, the rooms are clean but the bathroom smells weird (garlic) the sheets had some yellowish and red spots. The beds and pillows are terrible. The service is good and the staff is really friendly. Livingston is a really small town (really small),...

Thank Samantha A
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Me and my family were there in August, the location is very convenient, the water taxi will leave you right at the hotel's dock which is a few steps and stairs from the reception area. Prices are very reasonable and breakfast in the morning was fresh and very good. The Mgr and the staff went went above and beyond to...

Thank Zamira G
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Livingston will ner be known for the quality of its hotels. Most of them are old and not very beautiful. In this context, a place like Hotel Gil outstands because of the warm management of her owner, Silvia and also the cleanliness of the hotel. It has amazing views (it's in front of the sea and it has its own...

Thank Travellersamanta
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2015

100m from the main drag meant a quiet night! The public areas are immaculate, the room very clean and comfortable, and the shower hot. The breakfast was very nice. The staff very helpful. We would use the hotel again.

3Thank Linda C

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Additional Information about Hotel Gil Resort

Address: Avenida 19 de Julio | Barrio Capitania - Izabal, Livingston, Rio Dulce 01011, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Izabal Department > Rio Dulce > Livingston
Price Range: ₹ 4,226 - ₹ 6,708 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Gil Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Look for a room with concrete walls and away from the kitchen if you don't want to be woken up by noise from other rooms or the kitchen”
 of 5 bubbles NickB-0001, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles lindacU9044LZ, 6 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Top floor room 7 or 8. It only has two floors.”
 of 5 bubbles JackieM921, 27 Mar 2013 | Read review
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