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La Casa De Don David

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Alcove, Quebec
Reviewed 28 March 2012

We stayed 2 nights at la Casa Don David to go visit Tikal! Our stay was awesome. Staff is so so nice and very helpful! Rooms are nice and very clean, garden is amazing! The hotel was very quiet, we had a very good sleep! Confortable beds! Food was very good ;0) I highly recommend that hotel for travellers who...

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Broomall, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 March 2012

My friend and I stayed while visiting Tikal and were very pleased with everything. This is what people go to out-of-the way-places to find. The hotel is small, intimate and charming in an island kind of way.....not commercial at all. It is run by a husband his delightful wife and their charming daughter. They try to know every guest and...

Thank Paul Q
Boston, MA
Reviewed 7 March 2012

What a little gem! Not so little as it turns out, either. The garden is huge and the whole place is laid out beautifully. We only were able to stay one night (doing the Tikal overnight) and I wish I had a few days at least to give this place and the whole area. The hotel grounds are BEAUTIFUL. The...

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Yukon Territory
Reviewed 20 February 2012

If you are looking for 4 star accommodation, keep looking. But if you are looking for a place to stay where all the basics are covered well, the environment is enjoyable, options for exploration are available and the staff makes you feel welcome, immediately book some time here. David and Rosita Kuhn have spent almost forty years working to establish...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 16 February 2012

The reviews praise this hotel, the reviews are right on The location is perfect, the grounds are beautiful, the sunsets are fabulous, the service is great, and the wifi is free We really enjoyed our conversations with owners David and Rosita. Dinner or breakfast is included in the price. We chose dinner both nights and the food was delicious as...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2012

We spent 2 days and nights at Casa de don David and agree with all of the positive reviews. David and family couldnt have done more to make us feel at home, with great food, ambience, conversation and knowledge of the area and ruins. The bird table and grounds were stunning. I would recommend this lodge to anyone.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2012

We chose this hotel based on reviews. It is nice but a bit souless, with lovely owners and hosts but be aware that the evening meal is served really early and then the hotel and bar closes by 8pm. You then have no further access to the hotel facilities. There is no wifi, only satellite internet on the hotel pc....

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kelcdd, Manager at La Casa De Don David, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are sorry to hear that you did not have a great experience while staying with us and appreciate your feedback. We try to offer the best services possible at a reasonable price, and sometimes are not always able to provide an array of services to fit every person. We would like to take this opportunity to explain...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 24 January 2012

This resort has it all for the most reasonable of prices and its as close to Tikal as you can get without staying there. David's family provides exceptional service and went so above and beyond that they drove us to Flores without charge. The food was superb and having one meal included for each night you stay is great value....

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed 20 January 2012

The room had 2 double beds, was clean, hot water, private bath, roomy, included dinner ( delicious and provided vegetarian option). seating on attached patio with hammocks. rate was $56 u.s per night for two persons (incl. dinner). Free drinking water available. The grounds were beautiful, view of Lago Peten Itza from open patio dining area. Abundance of birds and...

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Antigua, Guatemala
Reviewed 19 January 2012

When we run tour in Tikal we always make a stop for lunch and let me tell you the chicken fajitas are the best also the restaurant have a nice view from Lake Peten Itza, why I choose this place? my people never get sick and when you are running a tour for a few day you don't want a...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $67 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Garden side rooms on first floor closest to lake seemed perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles devineM, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Premium rooms are further away from the restaurant and as such quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles nmezza, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I don't know if one room is better than another; I was in room 6 and it was fine, with three single beds.”
 of 5 bubbles LosAngelesTraveler89, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We chose the premium rooms in order to have ac and a quieter location.”
 of 5 bubbles hopefulist, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Free wifi only in the restaurant, I believe. Our room beneath the restaurant was able to pick up signal.”
 of 5 bubbles davehQ6721HT, 25 May 2016 | Read review
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