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Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best hotel of six we've stayed at in Guatemala so far. Established in 1932, it has many museum-quality paintings and artifacts: the furniture is amazing. Rooms are spacious and comfortable--you're not giving up much for old world comfort. Fireplaces in every room with real wood--so delightful. The restaurant is great (we had dinner and breakfast here.). Terrific location--a block from...

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Mark R, Manager at Mayan Inn, responded to this review

Dear jaz79h Thank you for choosing us and for leaving a great comment. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our staff took care of you. We hope to see you soon!!

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We had high hopes for the Mayan Inn as we had read all about it. The staff were very helpful and they assign someone to you personally to look after you and be your waiter. All the rooms have fireplaces as it is cold, but there is an overpowering smell of wood smoke everywhere, especially in the bedrooms and being...

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Mark R, Manager at Mayan Inn, responded to this review

Dear Clare, Thank you for your comment and feedback. I am sorry if we didn’t meet your expectations, however we will take in consideration your opinion to give a better service in the future. Best regards,

Reviewed 5 January 2017

This hotel is one of few places to stay - it's very close to the market.....Pros -- getting up in morning and stepping out into the street, blaze of colors, shamans on steps of church nearby. Glorious experience. The hotel is from 1926 and still has the same feel - felt like a traveller from the past....each room has personal...

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Mark R, Manager at Mayan Inn, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you very much for your beautiful comment. I am glad that you had a different and joyful experience with us, we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome rustic hotel less than a minute walk to the main market. Our family loved it here, and I highly recommend it to other travelers. That said, there are two parrots who are kept as pets in the courtyard, and they may be Guatemala's most prolific (and loudest) squawking demons. Thankfully they are put away at night, but do not...

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Mark R, Manager at Mayan Inn, responded to this review

Dear Duncan W, Thank you for your comment. I am glad that you loved your stay with us. On the other hand, I am sorry about the parrots, next time you come we can certainly give a room far away from the parrots so you can take your nap. Thank you again for staying with us!!

Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night after visiting the market. It was a nice reprieve from the hustle and bustle of the market. Room was nice with a wood burning fireplace,it was clean and very comfortable. It was next to market so very convenient to come back and drop of our goods and then go back out. Food was good.

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Mark R, Manager at Mayan Inn, responded to this review

Dear Oceana38, Thank you very much for your comment and for choosing us. I am glad that you found a pleasant stay with us as well as an enjoyable meal. Please visit us again!

Arlington, VA
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The hotel is very rustic, and that makes sense given the remote location. Rooms were clean, food was good, and staff was very helpful. Enjoyed the wood fire in the evening. This is probably the best hotel in Chichi.

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Mark R, Manager at Mayan Inn, responded to this review

Dear Walkeytalkey: Thank you very much for staying with us. Always is good to hear that you enjoyed the fireplace and your stay here in Chichicastenango. Please come back again!

Reviewed 1 November 2016

It was a very unique place with old furniture and original interior. We loved staying there. Be careful it gets a bit cold at night. But the hotel is trying to accommodate its guests by providing super warm blankets and firewood for making fire at your room. It was a romantic atmosphere and we liked it very much. Also, this...

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Mark R, Manager at Mayan Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ariadna S Thank you very much for your comment and for staying with us. I am glad that you enjoyed a romantic atmosphere during your stay. We really hope to see you again!

Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Just steps from the famous market, the Mayan Inn offers a tranquil oasis. The outdoor, courtyard-style public areas are secluded, well furnished and beautifully landscaped. You'll spend time there because that's where the wifi is (you'll only get wifi in your room if you happen to be placed near a router), but that's fine because the courtyards are a great...

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Mark R, Manager at Mayan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out of your day to share your experience with us. I am glad that you enjoyed the outdoors and indoors of the hotel. We hope you will stay with us again soon!

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Had a very good time here. The negatives are the extremely slow hot water build up and pressure. Water never gets hot. Room only has a fireplace to heat up the room which is not enough. Otherwise a very nice hotel. Oh and beware of barking dogs at all hours of the night.

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Mark R, Manager at Mayan Inn, responded to this review

Dear Richard, thank you for comment and feedback. Our hotel Museum preserves its original architecture and as part of that effort still preserves the original boilers that supply the hot water, because of this, it takes a few minutes to get warm. However I am glad that you liked the hotel. Look forward to welcoming you back.

Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The hotel is very typical Guatemalan hotel. There is a courtyard in the center with Tucan and parrots. It is very close to the famous market. Great for shopping and if you have to drop off your purchases every now and then, it is close enough to do so. There were barking dogs through out the night and roosters which...

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Mark R, Manager at Mayan Inn, responded to this review

Dear Kimi , Thank you very much for your comment. I am glad that you enjoyed the Guacayamas and the parrots. I also hope you had a great shopping and the market. I am sorry about barking dogs and rooster at night , is difficult for us to control nature sounds. Thank you for choosing us.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mayan Inn opened its doors back in 1932, it was designed from the beginning to be a hotel museum by it's founder Mr. Alfred S. Clark, who patiently started this magnificent collection of Spanish colonial antiques collecting every door, table, chair, bed, chest, trunk, etc. That are today part of the decorations of this magnificent hotel. The Mayan Inn's private collection of paintings are priceless with original master pieces from Humberto Garavito, Alfredo Galvez, Antonio Tejeda, Carmen Pettersen, among others. The hotel is located in the heart of Chichicastenango with in walking distance of the market, church and cemetery. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mayan Inn

Address: 3a Avenida 8a Calle 1-91 Diagonal Santo Tomas, Chichicastenango 01013, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > El Quiche Department > Chichicastenango
Price Range: $105 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mayan Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Request room alway from the street.”
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“while our room had a view of activity in the street, it was likely noisier than rooms in the back of the inn.”
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