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Posada El Delfin

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Tel Aviv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place, very quiet. The rooms are spacious and clean, and there is hot water in the shower (not obvious in Guatemala). Rooms are equipped with air conditioning and ceiling fans. The owners speak excellent English but the staff hardly speak English. The landlady is the chef, we did not have dinner, but the breakfast was excellent.

Thank Nettup
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The accommodation is okay though the bathroom is on the small side. The air conditioning had only one temperature -cold - and one sound - very loud. Late on day two I asked the manager if breakfast was included and he reluctantly admitted it was, even though he had told us nothing about where it was or when it was...

Thank pkinbne2016
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here several times and always enjoy the hospitality. Our groups have always felt safe and taken well care of at Posada Delfin. Gus recently added Thai food to his his restaurant menu. It's delicious and authentic. Try the Thai!

Thank atcolyer
Roswell, New Mexico
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This is a wonderful clean, comfortable hote right on the waterl! The boat ferry dropped us off right on the dock of the hotel. The rooms are very comfortable and colorful. The food is excellent. Gus is a wonderful owner who really is concerned with the comforts of his guests. We have stayed here twice and will again.

Thank MaryJo S
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Very nice room, food, and staff, as well as pleasant common areas with books and couches for all. The owner, Gus, spent a long time in the US and is very interesting - listen to his stories if you get the chance! Maybe ask him about the photo of himself as a kid with a young Sugar Ray Robinson.

Thank Paul H
Appledore, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Loved this hotel very plush comfy, large room, with a/c and fan. Nice food, very quiet good to sit out on the jetty and watch the boats and bird life, only problem I had was no staff spoke English but we got by admirably, I had problems getting wifi but used restaurant up the road with a good signal!! 😎

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Jericho, Vermont
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Posada El Delfin is a tad down the street from the docks, so you can get away from that circus by just walking a bit. At the public dock you will meet harmless touts who will want to show you the scene; I would suggest just politely brushing them off. El Delfin has its own dock so you can make...

Thank NatureMyth
Iracema T, Manager at Posada El Delfin, responded to this review

Dear guest: After reading your positive comment, I can only say THANK YOU! We will keep doing our best to maintain Posada El Delfin and its staff serving its guests the best way possible. Again THANK YOU!

Tel Aviv District, Israel
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

We happened to arrive at Livingston during a great rainstorm that shut off the power in the whole town for 40 hours or so. We originally stayed in a different place, however it was very difficult without power (especially when there is nothing to do outside due to the storm). We arrived at Posada el Delfin, which was one of...

1Thank Liat S
Bridport, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2015

We have stayed in some great places in our 5 week trip but this has to be the best. We only booked 2 nights but loved it so much we stayed for 4. Occupying a dreamy position on its own pier over the river and designed so that all the common areas catch the river breezes, it is a wonderful...

1Thank Carolbreeze
United States
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Beautiful location, great accommodations, hot water, fun ocean-side pool, hammocks, provided great information on local activities. Owner was extremely kind, friendly, helpful, and accommodating. Even gave us a ride to our final destination the following day. Highly recommend this location for everyone!

3Thank Mark R

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As of October, 2016, Posada El Delfin has a Thailandese masseur by appointment only. Also, with our in-house staff, we can answer in Spanish, English and Thai languages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Posada El Delfin

Address: Barrio Mario Sanchez Diaz | Barrio Mario Sanchez Diaz, Livingston, Rio Dulce 18019, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Izabal Department > Rio Dulce > Livingston
Price Range: $111 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Posada El Delfin 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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“No, I haven't got any suggestions”
pkinbne2016, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Over the water with a view on both sides.”
NatureMyth, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Best views are from 3 or 4 rooms nearest the restaurant on the first floor over the river”
Carolbreeze, 14 Nov 2015 | Read review
“2cd level views are nice”
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