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Hotel Kangaroo

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed December 6, 2015

Wasn't sure how to rate this one... The property is beautiful, and the hotel stands on stilts in the middle of the mangroves. You can swim and there's a rope swing which is a blast. But we didn't get a chance to do a ton...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2015

arrived in Rio Dulce, and within 5 minutes of mentioning the place, Gary had arrived at the dock to pick us up after having been radioed that we arrived. Very friendly Aussie owner who welcomed us to their riverside wooden cabin lodge/hotel. Gary was extremely...More

Thank Caramaye
Reviewed September 25, 2015

This place gave us bad vibes as soon as we arrived with an extremely cold welcome from Gary's wife who made us feel uncomfortable and imposing throughout. These are just some of the reasons we disliked this place: 1) Gary told tales of his Mexican...More

Thank Wheresamor
Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Very nice location and good food with fair prices. However the female owner is more focused on making profit/doing business than being helpful and friendly. Is not very helpful/flexible where helping guests is concerned. The hotel is based on the river and the hostel charges...More

Thank sprinalux
Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

I stayed with some friends down here, and we had a great time. The hostel is in a quiet area away from the city at the waterside. Gary and his wife (the owners) are the best hosts I had so far during my 11 week...More

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Guatemala > Izabal Department > Rio Dulce > Fronteras
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Hotel Kangaroo Guatemala/Fronteras, Rio Dulce
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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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