La Iguana Perdida

Santa Cruz La Laguna, Santa Cruz La Laguna, Sololá, 07014, Guatemala

The traditionally backpacker-oriented "Lost Iguana" is part hotel and part summer camp. It hasn't forgotten its roots, but has upgraded some of its offerings, which range from simple to splendid. The restaurant ($) serves up good family-style meals, and the dormitory rooms can hold up to eight of your traveling companions. For a bit more privacy, choose one of the stone-floor, thatch-roof bungalows—each has its own balcony—lit with kerosene lamps. (Even the nicer rooms are a good value.) Guests tend to be fairly young—most come for scuba-diving courses. You can also choose between Spanish, art, or weaving classes, too. Stop by for the Saturday-night barbecue, even if you aren't staying here.

PROS

  • good value
  • lots of activity

CONS

  • young vibe
  • difficult to find space on weekends

Location

QUICK FACTS

HOTEL INFO

Phones: -5706–4117 | -7762–2621-in Panajachel

HOTEL DETAILS

14 rooms, 3 cabins, 2 dormitory rooms

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