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Hotel Paco Real

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Reviewed 8 March 2012

After not a great experience in Antigua, I went to the lake and was so lucky to end up in San Marcos and at Paco Real. Paul the owner also has an amazing restaurant called Fé. I used to live in london and missed the curry and couldn't believe how good the curry was here. The pizza is made in...

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Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2012

We ended up in room 2 at Paco Real because we unfortunately did not have reservations in San Marcos....a fair size but dark, musty room....not that inviting... with a shower dripping all the time causing the bathroom floor to be wet and slippery...the mayan sauna was not the cleanest either...spider webs....the hammock on our patio was almost teared in 2....In...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 28 February 2012

for value you just can't go wrong. even with a power outage they just dealt with it beautifully and just couldn't be more helpful... and did I say pizza was superb! we love the local food but decided on a night off and was the best pizza in a long, long time... and we've not long been in new york...

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Mayfield, KY
Reviewed 8 February 2012

I stayed here a week in January, during a Masons on a Mission project. Coming from a wintery US, the palm trees, thatched roofs of the cluster of chalets, and laid-back ambiance of Paco Real was totally surreal. I'd love to give Paul and crew a 100% thumbs up, but as my room lacked a bathroom, I found it challenging...

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Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States
Reviewed 30 January 2012

I e-mailed Pablo in advance and he got right back to me with answers and reservations. When we arrived everyone there was cordial and accommodating. We had a 3 person dorm with a shared bath and everything was clean and worked well. Right on the main path from the dock to the "highway". Quiet and secure location. Loren

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 22 January 2012

Paco Real is a grouping of chalets in the centre of the tourist area of little San Marcos de Laguna on Lake Atitlan. We stayed in one of the larger rooms with a private bathroom. The room was spacious and bright during the day, a bit dimly lit at night and the bathroom space was rather awkward. The grounds are...

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Yanceyville, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 December 2011

I really couldn't ask for more from a hotel experience. I stayed in two different rooms both of which were good sized and clean. The staff were friendly and Paul the head honcho was always there to handle any question I had. Before coming I stayed at one of the expensive "luxury" hotels in San Marcos, but I enjoyed my...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 3 December 2011

Once I stepped into the compound I knew I had made the right choice. Paco Real is a beautiful place, in a good location, has a nice restaurant and wifi! The man in charge, Paul, is very nice and helpful and the room (I stayed in the dorm) spacious and bright. Most of the staff were friendly most of the...

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Australia
Reviewed 30 November 2011

We stayed after receiving a personal recommendation that this was the place to stay. We signed up for the San Marcos language school program (which we completed over the week). The rooms were clean, the grounds were well maintained and the food was good. Keep aware of your personal security as you would elsewhere in Guatemala, but we had no...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 8 September 2011

We were so impressed with our stay at Paco Real. The room was large, clean, and comfortable. The staff took great care to cover all our needs, and give us any information we needed. We were treated with kindness by all of the staff. The food was excellent at the restaurant, and the drinks are cheap. It was nice to...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
rustic hotel restaurant with tradional construction.50 metres from the lake.good value clean accomadation,with fabulous international menu ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Paco Real

Address: Barrio 3, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > San Marcos La Laguna
Price Range: $11 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“All rooms are charming and cousy, but if you don't mind sharing the shower the only toilet rooms are very good!!!”
654nicoleg, 1 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Some rooms have a shower and other just have a bathroom but no shower. If you want to spend more, a shower might be nice.”
10ccm, 23 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Ask for one of the newer cabins near the front.”
freidka, 7 Mar 2014 | Read review
“I had a sink and toilet in my room with the shower downstairs. It worked well. The atmosphere is quite laid back.”
VV106, 28 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Our room had a sink and toilet. We shared the shower in the downstairs facility. An outdoor lamp shone in our room which might bother some people. Our room I think was #4. The downstairs rooms I think have full bathrooms in them. We were happy with our selection and most especially, the price.”
iingua, 9 Mar 2013 | Read review
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