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8 Calle 1-75 Zone 10, Santa Catarina Palopo 07010 Guatemala
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#2 of 3 hotels in Santa Catarina Palopo
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This Hotel in lake Atitlan is located 5 minutes away from Panajachel, on the shoreline of lake Atitlán, considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the world and surrounded by 3 impressive volcanoes (San Pedro, Tolimán & Atitlán) and 12 Maya-Cackchiquel and Maya-Tzutuhil villages, whose people after centuries, still maintain their traditions, costumes & beliefs. The 40 rooms at Villa Santa Catarina are arranged in 2 buildings of 2 floors each, surrounded by beautiful gardens and magnificent views of Lake Atitlán and the surrounding mountains.
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Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Bar / lounge
Hiking
Walking tours
Kids stay free
Babysitting
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Spa
Full body massage
Hot spring bath
Massage
Neck massage
24-hour security
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
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Seating area
Walk-in shower
Complimentary toiletries
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Mountain view
Landmark view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Sally E wrote a review Nov 2022
Tel Aviv, Israel30 contributions3 helpful votes
Our group of 15 people arrived tired, bedraggled and soaking wet from having been caught in a downpour at the Chichicastenega market and then traveled for 2 hours by bus to reach our hotel. The staff quickly booked us in and handed out the keys to us, so we could strip off the soaking wet clothing, and have hot showers. The tables were attractively set with the local textiles and colored glassware. They rustled up some delicious soup and warm dishes. Some of our party managed to use the inviting pool, but we were kept too busy during the days that we stayed at the hotel. The meals were all beautifully presented and delicious. We did manage to hold our book club meeting in the games room that the staff allowed us to use for this purpose.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Response from Alejandro Valladares, Director General at Hotel Villa Santa Catarina
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for the feedback! We are happy you had a pleasant experience with us! Hope to see you back in the near future!
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Moni C wrote a review May 2022
Chicago, Illinois48 contributions24 helpful votes
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Amazing kind staff and a very clean hotel. Stayed in room #50 on the 2nd floor overlooking the 2 pools with 2 double beds, a bit small room but normal size for Central America and the hotel grounds are beautiful. Very quiet area.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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moviegeekjn wrote a review Apr 2022
Phoenix, Arizona1882 contributions522 helpful votes
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Located right next to the lake, this hotel is the best choice for this as rea. All the basics are there: working WiFi, hot water, functional TV, comfortable beds, nice pool, spacious rooms, etc. The staff is very helpful, efficient, and friendly. It also has great charm. The decorations add a great deal and tie in with the local art and culture. You may get extra bonuses. I loved having a balcony room overlooking the grounds and lake, complete with a great hammock. The restaurant is outstanding with a varied menu, quality chefs, and a great wait staff who are all well trained.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Alejandro Valladares, General Manager at Hotel Villa Santa Catarina
Responded 17 Apr 2022
Thanks for your feedback. We are happy you had a pleasant experience with us! We hope you visit us in the near future! Do you know about our other properties? "Villas de Guatemala" with hotels located in the main touristic destinations in the country.
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NatashaGR wrote a review Feb 2022
Long Island, New York354 contributions135 helpful votes
On a path to the lake, behind a school lies this gem. The scenery is breathtaking. Not just the lake, but the volcanoes and the wildlife are serene. At night, they have beautiful light fixtures. Breakfast was included but no options. Rooms are sufficient enough but no phones. Balcony seating on the second floor, high numbers, gives you the best view! I would stay here again.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 23 Feb 2022
Thanks for your comments! We are happy you had a pleasant experience with us! Hope to see you back in the near future!
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Dave C wrote a review Jan 2020
Dunedin, New Zealand25 contributions40 helpful votes
Pretty basic rooms, but tidy and had great advantage of an excellent hot, high pressure shower. Location by the lake is good, but Santa Catarina is pretty small and devoid of any other reasonable options for eating out or accessing other services (you'll need to head to Pana). The restaurant was okay; food generally of reasonable quality, but overpriced. One feels the hotel takes advantage of its relative isolation and lack of competition. We arrived to find our inclusive breakfasts, were limited to three options off the breakfast menu. Not a huge problem, but this was not apparent before arrival. The grounds are very nice and well-kept. The pools are excellent, especially the heated pool and, as a family, we enjoyed using them on numerous occasions. Hotel staff are pleasant and friendly. I noted previous reviews commented on patchy Wifi, but we found it excellent throughout the hotel and its grounds. Would we stay again? We enjoyed our four nights, but would probably opt for another option in a different settlement should we return.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Charlotte N wrote a review Jul 2019
Tring, United Kingdom73 contributions24 helpful votes
We stayed as a family of four at Villa Santa Catarina for 2 nights during a tour of Guatemala. It was the perfect base to explore Lake Atitlan. We had organised a boat from the jetty a 1 min stroll from the hotel to take us to San Antonio Palopo and Santiago Atitlan – perfect way to spend the day (all organised by our on the ground tour guide Oscar from STP Guatemala). The village of Santa Catarina is small – really the hotel being the only place to stay. It’s wonderful to stroll through and see how people leave day to day lives, visit the church and the small cultural centre up some steps and a path behind the village square. Villa Santa Catarina is a wonderful oasis centered around a pool (which is very cold but invigorating!), a much warmer geo-thermally heated relaxation pool and built in the Spanish colonial style. Rooms are simple, beautifully clean and each with a patio or balcony. We were offered a choice of rooms on arrival too! The menu is simple but lots of Guatemalan delicacies to choose from and the restaurant overlooking the pool, lake and volcanoes is pretty special! Definitely, a great place to stay to explore the lake from and much quieter than it's busier more hectic neighbouring towns.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with family
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Tomas S wrote a review Jul 2019
Tegucigalpa, Honduras17 contributions
A stunning boutique hotel in Santa Catarina Polopó. The grounds are very well kept, heated pools and a great restaurant. We met some firends who were staying there (we were staying at a different hotel in Pana) and almost regreted not choosing this property. Santa Catalina is more secluded and quiet than Panajachel, so it depends on what you like. Here you won´t find as many dining options. but the hotel´s restaurant is very very good.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with family
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Clare D wrote a review Mar 2019
London, United Kingdom151 contributions100 helpful votes
We were lucky enough to be given rooms 72 &73 which were in the casita. They were large with a small terrace and seating areas and big bathrooms with a fabulous powerful shower. Very nice rooms. We knew the Wi-fi only worked in the main areas which is not ideal but it’s a small hotel so it’s not far to go and it’s a pleasant area to sit in. Breakfast was good although you might want to ask them to retoast the bread so that it is hot. The coffee sadly was dreadful! Dinner was good but it is only 10 minutes to Panajachel where there is more choice and more of a buzz.
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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levy m wrote a review Feb 2019
Bet Lehem HaGelilit, Israel7 contributions10 helpful votes
During a trip to Central America we stayed in villa Santa Catarina by Atitlan lake for 2 nights. What a huge gap between the look and the quality of this hotel. Very nice From the the outside, but very poor breakfast stale bread and poor buffet. The towels were not replaced (we found the “new” towels nicely arranged on our bed to be wet) No WiFi in the rooms, and the one at the restaurant unreliable. Keep away!
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Lucie B wrote a review Jan 2019
Angers, France18 contributions10 helpful votes
We have spent 2 night in this hotel. Really nice view, clean bedroom and bathroom with space. Restaurant is good with reasonnable prices. 10min by car from Panajachel, very nice village and lanchas available to cross the lake if needed.
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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$88 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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villa santa catarina hotel panajachel, hotel santa catarina
LOCATION
GuatemalaWestern HighlandsSolola DepartmentLake AtitlanSanta Catarina Palopo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
40
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Villa Santa Catarina
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Villa Santa Catarina?
Nearby attractions include Hotel Atitlan Gardens (4.3 km), Lago de Atitlán (3.6 km), and Atitlan Nature Reserve (4.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Villa Santa Catarina?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Villa Santa Catarina?
Top room amenities include a desk, a view of a nearby landmark, and a view of the mountains.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Villa Santa Catarina?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Villa Santa Catarina?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Villa Santa Catarina?
Conveniently located restaurants include Crossroads Cafe, Cafe Sabor Cruceno, and Cafe Loco Coffee.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Villa Santa Catarina?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Hotel Villa Santa Catarina have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Villa Santa Catarina offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Hotel Villa Santa Catarina have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel Villa Santa Catarina offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Hotel Villa Santa Catarina located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.01 km away from the centre of Santa Catarina Palopo.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Villa Santa Catarina?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.