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El Hotelito Perdido

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Rio Dulce region is absolutely the most stunning area of the entire country. It is a pain in the butt to get to but so worth the effort. Hotelito Perdido is amazing and somehow manages to be this Eco friendly, organic/rustic looking lodge on the river, but at the same time is so comfortable and clean and beautiful. The...

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Gimli, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed literally in every corner of Guatemala, some places good....some not so much. Then we arrived at Hotelito Perdido. This place is amazing from the bamboo huts to the surrounding risnforest. Huts are nice and airy with mosquito netting surrounding each bed, warm running water, flush toilets and a gorgeous view in every direction. There iare community meals served at...

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

On our recent 6 week trip to Guatemala, this was definitely one of the highlights. A beautiful, peaceful paradise, hidden away in the rain forest and accessible by boat from Rio Dulce or Livingston. The property is meticulously maintained and design well thought out, with wonderful walking paths to take in the natural beauty of the rainforest. We stayed in...

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Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Overall comment...FABULOUS! Details: I stayed in the bungalow, Naranjo. It is two levels with a sitting area downstairs and a double bed and sleeping couch upstairs. The private bath with HOT shower in on the first level. It is private and you have two hammocks on the deck. Take the kayak out on Rio Lamparra or Rio Dulce, there is...

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Beautiful lodges constructed with care and love in wood from the local forest, very friendly staff, wonderful walk through the forest to Livingston and great swimming. Good breakfasts, we stayed while the owner was away and it may be that the somewhat bland and overcooked suppers with no desserts or fruit on offer were a blip, happily there is a...

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Aska_hotelito, Owner at El Hotelito Perdido, responded to this review

Dear Ricardo, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your comments on Tripadvisor. We are pleased to hear that you have found our bungalows beautiful, found the staff friendly, enjoyed the breakfast and the hike to Livingston. I am sorry to read that you didn’t like our evening meals. We serve a healthy vegetarian menu consisting of a...

Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderfull place, largely run by a group of young voluntarisme, for those seeking a quiet getaway in a wonderfull environment for a few days. The atmoshphere is very friendly and laidback, they serve wonderfull food with dinner in a 'family setting' around the big table and I found it just a very relaxing place to read, write,...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We spent 4 nights at this beautiful little hotel in the middle of the rainforest on the banks of the river. It is truly delightful. A gorgeous garden with lots of ponds, colourful plants, trees and birds galore. Magical! The open dining area is a great place to meet other travellers and enjoy the delicious food. We thoroughly enjoyed canoeing...

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Spent two terrific days at Hotelito Perdido, stuffed with nothing but relaxing, reading, swimming, wondering around, swimming again, chilling in the hammock... Super friendly international staff, professional, always friendly and family-like. International, simple, super tasty food, also suitable for vegans. Plenty of activities like canoeing, hot springs, waterfalls, day trips to the caribbean or indigenous villages on the lake. Cottages...

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Reviewed 17 December 2016

I was GRANDPAcking in the Izabal area for 10 nights. I tried Livingston and El Estor but both were disappointing. I decided to get into El Golfete ... You can stay in Rio Dulce Town or in one of the many Lodges scattered around the El Golfete. The choice between them is quite simple: stay in Rio Dulce Town if...

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I felt compelled to write a review on this beautiful hidden paradise, which we stumbled upon by chance in our guidebook. Best decision ever to come here. Can not recommend it more. Attention to detail makes the place simply stunning. We stayed in the dorm room which consists of beds above the main communal area. The roof has open gables...

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Please email or call us directly if the dates you have chosen show as sold out. Hotelito Perdido is a boutique jungle eco lodge situated in the heart of the Rio Dulce National Park, tucked away on one of the small freshwater tributaries that feed the Rio Dulce. Although it feels like a million miles from anywhere, being just off the popular tourist route between Livingston and the town of Rio Dulce means that the hotel is easily accessible by boat. Both Lonely Planet and Rough Guide currently list the hotel as one of their 'recommended destinations' in the region. The hot springs, the manatee reserve and some beautiful waterfalls are within kayaking distance of the hotel. We rent kayaks and wooden cayucos, we organize various tours (to Livingston, Tiger's Cave, Mayan Q'eqchi village, Manatee Reserve etc.). We offer drinks, homemade food, we make our own bread and we eat our evening meal together, family style. There is dock to swim from, Gym and Yoga House for guests to use, beautiful tropical gardens with fruit trees, plenty of hammocks to relax in, games to play and good books to read. There is communal house with bar, lounge and restaurant, there is a b-b-q area and hammock house by the dock. The hotel can currently accommodate 14 guests. We offer bungalows with private bathrooms, rooms and the Jungle Loft with 5 beds. The hotel is fully solar powered. ... more   less 

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Address: Rio Lampara, Rio Dulce 18002, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Izabal Department > Rio Dulce
Price Range: $26 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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