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El Retiro Lodge

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“the river”(190 reviews)
“all you can eat”(14 reviews)
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All reviewsthe riverall you can eatsemuc champeybar restaurantbuffet dinnerbuffet stylefree nightprivate roomwalk into townsuper funbooking shuttlesthe food is greatstayed here for nightsbeautiful locationzip liningshared bathroomtuk tuk
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Comfortable hostel located in a beautifull environment directly at the river side. The rooms are comfortable (though you might find a real frog in the frog room ;-)) and have a hammock on your veranda with a great view. The restaurant(/bar) serves a good buffet...More

Thank Karien28
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a nice mix of hostel and hotel. The double rooms had a very good standard. Service was friendly, wifi available in the common area/restaurant, reasonable priced drinks and a cool dinner buffet available. The different rooms in bungalow style spread over the hostel...More

Thank rapha_y_nici
Response from El Retiro L, Manager at El Retiro LodgeResponded 4 days ago

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed staying with us, it was a pleasure! Thank you for leaving a comment and all the best for your future travels! Regards, Josue Veliz Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking for a small piece of heaven and I found it in El Retiro Lodge in small village called Lanquin. This place is gonna stay in my heart and my memories for ever. Great people, amazing dinners a la buffet (every day different...More

Thank Lucie R
Response from elretirol, Manager at El Retiro LodgeResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Lucie for your kind words, when you need a piece of paradise again we welcome you with open arms! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed our tours - hopefully the bat cave wasn't that bad ;) good luck to your future travels and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had an amazing time at El Retiro Lodge that I will never forget. I felt comfortable straight away...like home. The nature around the Lodge is incredible beautiful. The people who work here are very nice, friendly, funny and welcoming. We had so much fun...More

Thank LauraPolarczyk
Reviewed 18 January 2018

I took the shuttle from Bigfoot Antigua to here and this place is so nice the people are so friendly that i didn't want to leave. The tour is fantastic and the food is more than fantastic. Its amazing. Thank you El Retiro

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Top amenities
Restaurant
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$10 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$10 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (177)
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Rachel L
29 April 2017|
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Response from Rod J | Reviewed this property |
We hired a car the roads are tough but well worth the mission
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Nancy D
5 September 2015|
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Response from huppelbas | Reviewed this property |
If you Google El Retiro Lanquin, you will find the website it is elretirolanquin (sorry, tripadvisor doesn't allow websites)
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"Avoid this place"
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"The Suite was lovely and the A/C was necessary"
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"Some rooms are closer to the river and restaurant, Others are further away and more secluded."
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"Try get an en-suite."
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