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La Iguana Perdida Reviews

Santa Cruz La Laguna, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

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107 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 95%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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I came to this hostel in order to do some fun dives in the lake, unfortunately, because of lack of staff, there were no divings during my stay, i was really disappointed, so if you want to go there in order to dive, contact the diving center before booking. Except that, the hostel is nice, the showers are not comfortable.


The view of the lake is fantastic but the staff on our stay (with the exception of one guy) didn't do the place any favours.


Loved the place. Location just by the lake. Beautiful surroundings.


We came here after hearing rave reviews but I have to admit we were a bit let down. The location itself is beautiful, right on the lake. That's kind of it though. There was only one dinner option (expensive for Guatemala) and no other places to eat nearby. We felt kind of outcast because we didn't do the communal dinner.One of the dorms has no electricity which is not advised at the time of booking, also there is no wifi (fine) but then they have the nerve to charge to use one of the computers.


I had an Enchanted Stay at La Iguana Perdida! Located next to the Santa Cruz dock of Magnificent Lake Atitlan. Excellent staff, beautiful surroundings and fun atmosphere.


Nice staff, yummy dinner, great location. Santa Cruz is the best spot on the lake. Very relaxing and naturally beautiful!


Pros: gorgeous area Super friendly, helpful, and engaging staff Lots to do, great for doing nothing Great food Employ locals Comfortable beds with lots of blankets Gorgeous location The lake Lots of good drinks Easy to find Good live music The dress up party Cons: Communal showers were not hot, but it didn't matter because the weather was so pleasant. A little more expensive than other places for food and drinks (not for rooms) but well worth it. I loved it.

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