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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 22 February 2013

This place is magical and I always try to stay at least a night when I'm in the area. The rooms are literally works of art, with incredible stained class everywhere. Those who think it's overpriced should stay somewhere else. There are plenty of cheap hotels around but few as beautiful as this one.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 9 February 2013

I had tears in my eyes as I handed over my keys this morning to kind Byron upon my departure from the Aaculaax Hotel. I absolutely LOVED my stay here. I lived in Sonrisa for the past month, walking 20 minutes every morning to my massage/health classes at Casa de Flores on the road toward San Pablo. Sonrisa has floor...

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San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
Reviewed 30 January 2013

We had an amazing time in the small village of San Marcos highly in part to the Aaculaax. We unfortunately tried for a cheaper room and only La Mirador HoneyMoon Suite if you will was available, so we splurged and got it for 2 nights and I am SO GLAD that we did. It was the coolest thing to shower...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 January 2013

We travelled to the area from Antigua, and if you are doing this, get the hotel to arrange the driver as it was cheaper than arranging it in Antigua. If possible, ask for Domingo, because a nicer man you could not meet and he really looked after us both to the area and back again. We went via the Chichi...

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Riverside
Reviewed 26 January 2013

The location is stunning. I loved Aaculaax so much that I talked to the manager about staying longer than we had originally intended. We agreed on a price for our extended stay, but when my husband and I went to check out, the manager quoted us a far higher price and insisted that breakfast was not included in that price....

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Lancaster, PA
Reviewed 25 January 2013

We stayed at this extraordinary hotel for three nights in January 2013. Sunrise was our room for the first two nights, with a breathtaking view of both Lake Atitlan and the volcanos. The room was two levels with a deck facing east. A small refrigerator and stove, along with an espresso coffee pot were provided. There was also a large...

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Auckland
Reviewed 20 January 2013

We were fortunate enough to secure a budget room at this hotel and it was the best value hotel in San Marcos with the best surrounding. My partner looked at almost all the accommodation in San Marcos and we instantly realised this place was the best. Unfortunately the budget rooms were booked out so we went back in the morning...

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Reviewed 18 January 2013 via mobile

I came here with my husband for our honeymoon and stayed for four nights. We had the sirene room which has a great view , a kitchen ,balconey and nice bedroom. The bathroom was very special built inside a rock. The staff of the hotel were friendly and very helpful. Especially Byron which we went for a hike with and...

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Edinburg, Texas
Reviewed 17 January 2013

I saw this beautiful hotel a couple of years ago when I visited the area and knew I would be back someday and stay here. When you get off the boat, little boys will grab your backpack or luggage whether you want them to or not, and carry it for you to your hotel. They know English and will engage...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 7 January 2013

I've just returned from a solo trip to Lake Atitlan from my home in Brooklyn, during which I stayed in Aaculaax for each of my seven nights. I ADORED the place and look forward to coming back with one or both of my teenage daughters. The hotel is intimate, quirky, and well-designed--and I felt beautifully taken care of by Lilly,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lush is ideally located on a hillside on the shores of spectacular Lake Atitlán in San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala. The hotel has 10 unique rooms and suites, each one individually designed, with one-of-a-kind art works and locally made furniture. All of the rooms boast of incredible views of the lake and surrounding volcanoes, a private terrace or balcony, offering guests a harmonious balance with the surrounding nature. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lush Atitlan/Hotel Aaculaax

Address: Barrio 3, San Marcos La Laguna 003001, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > San Marcos La Laguna
Price Range: ₹ 1,003 - ₹ 10,028 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“There are two rooms at 100Q and 150Q that you can't book that are incredible value”
 of 5 bubbles VincentSanchez, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All suites are beautiful :)”
 of 5 bubbles TravelsbyKimberly, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“There are two affordable rooms at $50, Cueva and Luz.”
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“Best views, ecofriendly.”
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“We stayed in the Alain room. It was beautiful. It has a private terrace just across from the main terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles Keshet, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
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