El Petén Hotels

La Casa de Don David


  • Knowledgeable hosts
  • Attractive grounds
  • Good restaurant


  • Not a lot of frills

Published 03/15/2016

Fodor's Review

Don David Kuhn has lived in the area for 40 years and is a great source of Tikal travel tips, and his hotel near El Remate, while not the most deluxe in the area, offers a lot for the visitor. The hotel's web site has a wealth of information on travel to Tikal and in the Petén. In fact, you can consider this little inn as the area's semi-official tourist information center. Rooms are simple and clean, with private baths, and most have air-conditioning. La Casa has a second-floor, open-air restaurant with good home cooking and nice views of Lake Petén Itzá. One meal is included in the room rate—you can choose to have breakfast or dinner here. A fixed-price dinner is around Q55. The hotel offers good, well-priced tours to Tikal, Yaxhá, and other sites, along with horseback riding and boat rides on the lake. Free Wi-Fi.

Hotel Information


On road to Biotopo Cerro Cahuí, near El Remate, El Remate, Petén, Guatemala


502-5306–2190; 502-5949–2164

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 13 rooms
  • Rate includes: Some meals

Published 03/15/2016

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