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The Round House Hostel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed there three nights with my girlfriend in a double with private bathroom. The hostel is located right at the river with wonderfull views, having really nice sun decks with hammocks! The was really good and the staff very friendly. Our bathroom was an outdoor bathroom which we really liked but might not be something for everyone. We had...

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Pokolbin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the Round House and enjoyed the communial dinner around the table at night. Excellent company of staff and other travellers. Our room was comfy and clean, bathrooms were also very good. Location is awesome, restful hammocks & beautiful swimming spot.

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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time at roundhouse. My friends and I were pleased to pretty much have the place to ourselves after semana Santa (I've heard it can get quite busy.. so it all depends when you go!) the staff were hilarious, Jaime is the bomb. He'll make sure you're having a fun time. The family style dinner is delicious,...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We cannot recommend THE ROUNDHOUSE on Rio Dulce enough. Such friendly staff, great dinners, and an AMAZING location. really affordable on a backpackers budget too. All solar powered, it has a great range of hammocks, sun loungers and couches to rest on after active days exploring the outstanding surroundings. Jaime, the onsite manager is such a happy and helpful guy...

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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The Round House Hostel it's an oasis of peace in Guatemala. Situated on the Lake Izabal you can find a very nice and clean place, peaceful and relaxing, very delicious food and Victor the manager always smiling and ready to help!

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We had an fantastic stay in October16, the place on the river and the way there are beautiful, the bed is good, there is a deck with hammocks at the river front and kayaks to rent. Good food and a nice vibe. Victor topped it all, with a friendly, funny and so helpful spirit he is a fantastic host. One...

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1Thank Thor S
Utrechtse Heuvelrug, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This place is no longer under European management, even though their website still says so. The bad: -Feels neglected/ poorly maintained. -Extremely noisy. -Rooms have huge holes to the outside. -Kayaks are overpriced low quality. -Overpriced taxi service. -Poor communication towards customers. -The staff. The good: -Dinners and breakfast are nice. -Excellent location. -Cheap rooms/dorms. We stayed here for three...

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Thank Eveline H
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The hostel is at beautiful location just 10 minutes from livingston by boat. Boats are available a couple of times a day. The staff is really nice and helpful. The dinner with all guests and staff is a very nice experience and the food is good.

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Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Round house was the perfect place to stay in Rio Dulce, with a beautiful dock to swim off, friendly staff, and delicious family style dinners, our three days were some of the most memorable in Guatemala.

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Reviewed 1 December 2016

While we didn't stay here since we were already booked at Finca Tatin, we had some friends who did and they said it was amazing. We did visit for awhile and found the place to be just as relaxing and welcoming as Finca Tatin, it doesn't have as many private accommodations, seemed more dorm style with communal rooms and rooms...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Roundhouse is a social place with family-style dinners. We're located right on the beautiful Rio Dulce in the rain forest. The canyon, caves and hot springs are all nearby. Swim, hike, kayak, sunbathe or just take a hammock and watch the river life. We've got a great book exchange and enough hammocks to read. Or if you're up for a drink: there is also a well-stocked (Tequila!) bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Round House Hostel

Address: | Aldea Piedra Pintada, Livingston, Rio Dulce 18002, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Izabal Department > Rio Dulce > Livingston
Price Range: $22 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Quiet rooms, very comfortable. Both the dorms and the private rooms are great options.”
Wado87, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“privates and dorms are basically the same price if you are a couple”
373sophiem, 2 Jun 2014 | Read review
“I didn't stay in the private rooms but they looked fine. The dorm area is super neat. The whole round house idea is great. I like it.”
fpmadden, 18 May 2014 | Read review
“The private rooms are a great deal!”
International_Mel, 13 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Private rooms are sweet. Dorms are wide and spread apart.”
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