Lake Atitlan Hotels, Hostels, Luxury Hotels, Suites, Posadas, Eco Hotels, Lodging, and other Accommodations
The Insider's Guide to Lake Atitlan
Lake Atitlan Hotels and Lodging
Hotels and other lodging options around Lake Atitlan range from budget hostels to micro-boutique hotels, luxury resorts and villas.
From as low as $5 US for a room with private bath in San Pedro during low season, the rates can go into the hundreds for the top villas and resort-style hotels in Panajachel and around the lake.
San Pedro la Laguna and San Marcos
Hostels around the lake start at under $5. In San Pedro, you'll discover many great deals on a hotel room with private bath for $8-10. Hotel Mikaso, on the lake, has mid-range prices for rooms and a dorm.
San Marcos is another popular town with budget hostels, mid-range hotel rooms and luxury lodging. Like Santa Cruz, San Marcos can be reached only by boat or the road from San Pedro.
In Santiago, the top hotel and restaurant is at Posada de Santiago. Live music on Fridays and Saturdays.
In Santa Cruz, Hotel Isla Verde has the best views of the lake and the volcanoes. You can spend $20 and up here. Kayak rentals are next door. (No restaurants in town except at hotels.) Luxury villas are available in nearby Paxanax.
Hostels and Hotels in Panajachel
A typical room with private bath will run from $15 and up. Mario's Rooms on Avenida Santander also has cable TV. Less expensive hostels are also available.
Several mid-range hotels on the same street include Hotel Regis, Hotel Dos Mundos and Hotel Maya. High-end luxury hotels include Hotel Atitlan and Porta Hotel del Lago (seen in photo at top of this page) boast locations near the lake.
Panajachel has a wide range of budget rooms, hotels and luxury resorts. A mid-range hotel with sauna, lake views and only nine rooms, Posada Los Encuentros in Panajachel is a pleasant ten-minute walk from the center of town.