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Hotel Kangaroo

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Remarkably bad. Picked up by hotel worker and the hotel owner's drunk son, who spoke nonsense to us the whole boat ride to the hotel. Paid for best room--a little cabin. Filthy! The bedding had not been changed in weeks and there were hairs and...More

Thank TADZIO L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my buddy arrived in Guatemala City after a long flight and went straight to the Kangaroo Hostel in Rio Dulce. Our choice could not have been better. The owners Gary, the owner, is extremely helpful. Before we arrived he sent us the exact...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Spiderwebs all over the room and a single bathroom for 15 people with just one roll of toilet paper a day is far from ideal. Service is mediocre, but food is pretty good. The Australian owner, however, is an absolutely horribly arrogant person, who gives...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Hotel Kangaroo was exactly what were looking for. It's a really nice and clean hostel right on the river surrounded by nature. Beautiful deck you can sit on or go swimming off, kayaks to rent, food at the restaurant is yummy and not too pricey,...More

Thank Jaz O
Reviewed 22 November 2017

After we arrived really late at Hotel Kangaroo (free pick-up by boat) owner Gary let us first have diner, before joining our table to explain what we could do in the area. Provided us with a really nice tour to see the manatees and advice...More

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"Both dorms and private rooms are spacious and nice"
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"Quiet rooms are the private ones. Nature surrounded (birds, frogs and insects singing since 4..."
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"Don't go for the bungalows, no more privacy there than a dorm room."
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"If you want quiet, I would opt for the cabanas out back."
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