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Villa Santa Catarina

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 13 November 2013

The perfect place to start discovering the lake Atitlan far from the noisy and dusty Panajachel atmosphere. Nice hotel with a pleasant colonial style. Very friendly staff. Rooms are spacious each with a beautiful terrace above the large swimming pool. Rooms are very neat ,well equipped. Besides, prices are very reasonable. There is no miracle; the manager in charge, Mister...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Santa Catarina Palopo was a stop on my recent honeymoon to Guatamala and Belize. We spent three nights in this very special location, enjoying the heat of the day perusing through the markets of nearby Panajachel and lounging by the pool or on our large terrace overlooking the lake. The hotel is simple, but very Guatemalan, very friendly and clean,...

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Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 8 July 2013

The hotel is physically beautiful and located next to Lake Attitlan. However, no air-conditioning or fan or phone in room. The TV was a 13 inch located up high on a small shelf with a remote (which you receive with your room key) that never worked, even after I went and got another one. The bathroom drain smell was unbearable;...

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Ann Arbor, MI
Reviewed 22 May 2013

My wife and I have a soft spot in our hearts for Santa Catarina Palopo. Always will. We spent two special summers here in the late 70s and still have friends in town. The country's Civil War kept us from traveling to Guatemala for many years, but we did stay in touch, and at long last, the time was right...

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Kent
Reviewed 4 May 2013

We stayed in this hotel for two nights whilst touring Guatemala and we found it very comfortable and clean in an ideal situation on the edge of Lake Atitlan. The balconies overlook the swimming pool, grounds and the lake. The gardens were full of flowers and many birds. Outside the hotel women were sitting on the pavement weaving and selling...

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Cabrieres-d'Avignon, France
Reviewed 4 May 2013

The hotel is a combination of marvellous things: wonderful place, great service & hospitality, great food, lake Atitlan next to the hotel. A place to warmly recommend to anyone willing to visit lake Atitlan area.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2013

Thoroughly enjoyed our two day stay, friendly service, delightful location, beautiful grounds. Watched the pool guys cleaning the pool with meticulous care in the early morning. Bedrooms fairly basic but fine. Guess they're fighting a losing battle with volcanic dust!! On our first evening we ventured up the approach road to the village as the afternon school shift children were...

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Rode Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2013

I loved the hotel and what a setting when I looked outside in the morning following my evening arrival. The staff were very professional and extremely attentive nothing was too much trouble for them, I guess they made my visit even more special.

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Bath
Reviewed 7 March 2013

the hotel is a few miles from panajachel but has a great position in the tiny village with a good pool and a lovely garden full of birds.It is easy to get transport into town but we appreciated the tranquility for a couple of days and were able to get a boat from there to the other towns around the...

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London
Reviewed 6 January 2013

The room was nice, and the bathroom spacious, and the room was looking over a lovely swimming pool... and this is it. There is no restaurant/bar near by, and you have to dine in the expensive and american style restaurant. The food is reasonable, but this is not want you want to eat in Guatemala. If you want to reach...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 Hotel in Lake Atitlán are arranged in 2 buildings of 2 floors each, surrounded by beautiful gardens and magnificient views of Lake Atitlán and the sourrounding mountains. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Santa Catarina

Address: | Calle del Embarcadero, Santa Catarina Palopo 07011, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > Santa Catarina Palopo
Price Range: ₹ 6,551 - ₹ 8,184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Santa Catarina 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Ask for the rooms in the second floor they have the best view to Atitlan”
 of 5 bubbles 99shenyc, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the second floor with a balcony over looking the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles ninja911, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“the suite's in the smaller building are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles 251jaimez, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Second floor of main building. Room #27 has a huge balcony. Bigger than the room.”
 of 5 bubbles AllenO756, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Choose room 23 which looks directly across the lake for the the bes views!”
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  • View of the volcanoes from the private balcony of room 23 shortly after dawn
  • Sunset view from the private balcony of room 23
  • View of the pool from the private balcony of room 23
 of 5 bubbles 365ThingsSWFL, 30 Jun 2014 | Read review
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