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Address: Calle 14 de Febrero, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
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+502 7762 0969
10:00 - 17:00
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The place is bright and clean,enough drawers and closets, the private bathroom is large and is far enough from the room so you do not feel crowded. They have a nice patio next to... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2016
Aly M
San Salvador, El Salvador
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San Salvador, El Salvador
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

The place is bright and clean,enough drawers and closets, the private bathroom is large and is far enough from the room so you do not feel crowded. They have a nice patio next to the room so you can go out and read quietly. The location is perfect, just a few blocks from bars and restaurants but yet quiet. Well... More 

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San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Casa Cakchiquel was more than we expected it to be. A perfectly clean and nite room will be waiting for you plus a very spacious bathroom. Even though they don't have any parking that wasn't an issue. A parking place was on the same block, 50Q per night (6USD aprox). Location is perfect! Lake is a few blocks away and... More 

1 Thank OscarJBonilla
Calistoga, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

There are some really cool historical pictures in thier gallery, just a nive pkave tonhang out and Hanas asian foid is right there

1 Thank Scott K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at the room facing the street and I can honestly say this is one of my favourite stays. The room was spotless and everything about our stay was perfect! The cultural and art aspects of the space bring a great vibe to the stay and the staff are all incredible!!! We had breakfast at the on-site... More 

1 Thank Los2Chicas
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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570 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 311 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Given the previous reviews, I can only imagine that folks had a guided tour of the premises. We walked in looking for the "museum" and only found one room around a fire place with modern art, a courtyard with photographs of historical Pana (these were interesting), a Japanese restaurant Hana that looked to be good, and a sign on the... More 

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Port St Lucie, FL
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239 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

This is truly a cultural center, emphasizing contemporary interests rather than focusing on Maya history. It was founded in 1948 by the wife of a Swiss diplomat, and is now privately owned. Casa Cakchiquel hosts several community projects, including a weaving collective, a radio station, 2 cafes (1 serving Japanese cuisine, the other American), and several artists. There are classes... More 

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Blythewood, South Carolina
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Worthwhile place to visit and spend a few hours learning local culture. Good first place to visit before heading out to the other REAL villages on the lake

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

We spent one night in the cozy, clean, and newly renovated room overlooking the patio and had breakfast at the on-site cafe. Not the cheapest option, but of good quality and safe-feeling. Friendly service and an interesting location, 5 mins walk from the lakeshore and just far enoigh off the crazy busy Calle Santander to be quiet.

1 Thank Sarah S
Lake Atitlan
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224 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2014

The history of the building is well documented with stories about the European duchess who built it as a luxury hotel. The photos are great and add to the story. There are also historical photos from the area that document the local Mayan people and the visitors from back in the day before airlines. The sushi restaurant Hana's is in... More 

1 Thank kayak-atitlan
Panajachel, Guatemala
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2014

This newly renovated Cultural Center in Panajachel has a long and fascinating history, as the former house of a Swiss Countess, where many famous people of the day stayed, and then abandoned until it was revived with new life by it's current owner. We finally have a true "Cultural Center" in Panajachel, along with a fascination museum collection of early... More 

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