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La Casa De Don David

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 20 December 2012

We had a totally successful experience at La Casa de Don David, from quickly returned emails, to transportation arrangements, (pick up at the bus station, driver and guide to Tikal, delivery back to airport and bus station) to comfortable rooms, good food, and lovely garden. Our rooms were simple but attractive with lots of hot water, and one meal was...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 10 December 2012

We had a truly fantastic time on our vacation to Guatemala in the Peten area staying in El Remate at La Casa De Don David. everything was amazing, the wonderful family run buisness with a warm and gratious and helpful staff. our room was very nice and clean and the food was very good. the gardens filled with beautiful trees...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 December 2012

This is a brilliant b&b/hotel on the lake in El Remate. It has some amazing gardens which make for a great public space to walk and relax outside of your room. The rooms also have nice sized balconies which overlook the garden from either a rocking chair or hammock. Distance from Tikal is about 35kms so much closer than Flores....

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2012

We stayed here for only one night in November 2012 and wish we had stayed longer. The grounds and restaurant area are beautiful, the food is excellent and the staff can't do enough for you. The room had everything you needed and was quite spacious with a small verandah with chair and hammock - we stayed in no. 4. Free...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 November 2012

David and his family made this stay worthwhile. They were super helpful and always availaible for advice and just chatting. El Remate is a quiet little town on the lake and is MUCH more enjoyable then Flores. The food was good and one meal a day included in the p/person room rate was nice. Although charging p/person made it the...

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Keswick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2012

We had a lovely ground floor room with a great hammock on the porch, very friendly staff and a great breakfast of Pancakes. The Resturant a short walk along the lake shore offers Superb meals and donations to the children's library they are setting up are welcome. The hotel offers a great place to relax for a few days.

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Xalapa, Mexico
Reviewed 19 October 2012 via mobile

The owners were gracious, the meals were delicious, the location was ideal, and the room was comfortable. The Ceiba tree with the Mayan cosmology is special. Even when we left early in the morning, they were kind enough to prepare us bag lunches for the trip. Highly recommend!

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Flores, Guatemala
Reviewed 13 October 2012

I'm traveling on a budget and decided to splurge for a couple of nights at the peaceful and beautiful Casa De Don David. For 30 bucks per night I got a clean, air conditioned room and dinner (or you can opt for breakfast); but most importantly outstanding service. David and his team are wonderful hosts. The property itself is beautiful...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 4 October 2012

I stayed at Don David's hotel for 3 days recently and highly recommend it to anyone traveling in the Tikal region. It is much more affordable than hotels in Tikal park and nicer too per my discussion with many others while visiting Tikal. It is run by David, Rosita and Kelsey and they provide basic, clean and affordable accomodations with...

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La Grange, Illinois
Reviewed 16 September 2012

Stayed here on September 11 and 12, 2012. Great place about half hour from Tikal. Shuttle to Tikal picked up us and dropped us off right at the hotel. Simple, comforable rooms with air conditioning - which in the heat of the El Peten rain forests is a very welcome blessing. Beds are comfortable, shower has hot water (although you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just 15 min. From the entrance to Tikal, we welcome you to our little piece of paradise. Don David, Yohana Rodas (Administrator)and staff have lots of helpful information, services and tours. The hotel has 13 rooms with private bath, hot water shower, fan or A/C with one meal included (breakfast)and free limited WiFi in the restaurant, and a guest computer also available. Bottled water is free to our guests. Enjoy typical Guatemalan and international meals in the restaurant from 6:30 am to 9 pm overlooking Lake Peten Itza. Our recently added Maya Garden Fire Show is unique and special featuring the largest Maya fire ring in the world. Relax in a hammock on your varanda or in our Gazebo or view the sunset or birds, from our observation deck, featuring the Toucan Express - a 200m zip line providing drink service to the deck. Learn about exotic fruit and plants in our large botanical garden and walk around of the Mayan Sacred Tree (la Ceiba) circle showing the four cardinal directions. On event nights feature the 266 meter ring of fire show for all groups staying two nights or more in the large Maya garden. We will try our best to make your stay pleasant! ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Casa De Don David

Address: Route to Tikal | in Downtown, El Remate 17022, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Peten Department > El Remate
Price Range: ₹ 3,268 - ₹ 7,516 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“I don't know if one room is better than another; I was in room 6 and it was fine, with three single beds.”
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“We chose the premium rooms in order to have ac and a quieter location.”
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“Free wifi only in the restaurant, I believe. Our room beneath the restaurant was able to pick up signal.”
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