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Bruno's Hotel and Marina

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Staff was great. prices were reasonable. Not a 5 star hotel but what do you expect in Rio Dulce--a little backwater town close to nothing. Easy place to relax while traveling to Livingston or to tikal.

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Los Gatos, CA
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This review is only for the restaurant, not the hotel. Great location and view, nice bar atmosphere. A bit far from the main section of the small town but really not a problem. We had good nachos with beans but ere surprised that they did not have guacamole; seems like most other places do.

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Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

We came here because the location is ok, but it was not at all what we expected. The room was very dirty, had mold and a weird smell. I wonder if they ever really clean the rooms. There were bloodstains on the bathroom floor. The staff was very unfriendly. Do not go here!

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Gibsons, Canada
Reviewed 23 January 2016

The rooms are over priced and ordinary being a generous dicription. The restaurant staff are grumpy and add a 10% tip to the bill for the pleasure of there time. I won't throw the kitchen under the bus but it's not enough for me to ever return. Do your self a favour and walk 10 minutes up the road to...

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Canada
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

I took the local bus from Flores, which was delayed for several hours in the middle of nowhere due to engine problems. When I arrived in Rio Dulce, it was easy to find Bruno's. The ladies at the bar checked me in, and let me borrow the room key. The dorm is very large, and rather dank. There is a...

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Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

I stumbled upon this place because it's pretty close to where the bus drops you off. The offer i got was for 260q for . a private room. In low season. I can get a room in Europe for this price, with much higher standards. Get real, Please.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 19 September 2015

The sailing crowd have made Rio Dulce a mooring spot for more than 60 years. You can sit on your balcony and watch the activity on the river, both international sailors and local water taxis and canoes. Or you can go down to the restaurant and sit at a table by the dock. There is wifi at the restaurant. There...

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Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

I checked in at 9am and left my luggage in the dorm. There were no lockers. The dorm smelt humid. I thought of asking where to leave my valuables but didn't want to draw the attention to it. The reception is actually the ladies who work in the bar. I thought my valuables would be safer in the locked dorm...

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Spent a desperate night here as a last resort when we missed the last boat. Room was unclean, mouldy and full of Mosquitos. Air con was okay but extra and the room was massively overpriced!! Might as well stay a The Backpackers for a cheaper rate or even better on the river. Marina bar was okay and had free wifi....

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Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Had an american style breakfast. It was good and delicious. But also had not eaten in 24hrs so... Prices were alright, not a bargain or anything. Able to arrange a boat/lancha to Livingston as well from here for 125Q/person. And they picked us up from there. Had a liquado while we waited and accessed the internet, which was decent.

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Additional Information about Bruno's Hotel and Marina

Address: Rio Dulce area, Fronteras, Rio Dulce 18021, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Izabal Department > Rio Dulce > Fronteras
Price Range: $18 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As:
Brunos Hotel Fronteras
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“Skip this place.”
 of 5 bubbles 637evat, 26 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Don't waste your money”
 of 5 bubbles Sully738, 19 Dec 2013 | Read review
“room # 6 is close to all and down stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles mikeydawrench, 17 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Get the rooms closer to the river so you can avoid a bit the noise outside”
 of 5 bubbles AxelRene, 27 Feb 2013 | Read review
“High rooms with balcony give a good view of lake”
 of 5 bubbles pitwoodsusan10, 27 Jan 2013 | Read review
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