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1 room, 2 adults

Hotel El Sol, Panajachel

2-star2 stars
CAMINO A SANTA CATARINA PALOPÓ, BARRIO JUCANYÁ, Panajachel, Solola, 07010, Guatemala

Mountain hostel in Panajachel
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • I did not like that the owner charged a 10% surcharge if you used either MasterCard or…Dec. 2, 2018
  • Perfect hotel for families. Our room was spacious, the bed super comfortable and…Mar. 2, 2018

Hotel El Sol, Panajachel

from $25 CAD
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Triple Room, 3 Single Beds, Non Smoking

What’s around Hotel El Sol, Panajachel


  • La Galeria - 14 min walk
  • Casa Cakchiquel Arts Center - 16 min walk
  • Church of Saint Francis - 16 min walk
  • Panajachel Municipal Market - 18 min walk
  • Azul Maya Archaeological Museum - 21 min walk
  • San Jorge Lookout - 3.3 mi / 5.4 km
  • Toliman Volcano - 15.7 mi / 25.3 km
  • Cojolya Museum - 24.5 mi / 39.5 km

Getting around

  • Quetzaltenango (AAZ-Los Altos) - 151 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 7 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 1 PM
The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 9 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
Things to do
  • Free bicycles nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2008
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Hotel El Sol, Panajachel’s small print

Also known as

  • HOTEL EL SOL Panajachel
  • EL SOL Panajachel
  • Hotel El Sol Panajachel Guatemala - Lake Atitlan
  • Hotel El Sol Panajachel
  • Hotel El Sol Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Hotel El Sol Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Panajachel

Optional extras

Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Breakfast costs between GTQ 3.3 and GTQ 4.7 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Hotel El Sol, Panajachel

  • Does Hotel El Sol offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Hotel El Sol does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Hotel El Sol?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Hotel El Sol?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel El Sol?
    You can check in starting at 2 PM. Check-out time is 1 PM.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 29 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Excellent. Would definitely go back to El Sol.
I'm very happy we stayed at El Sol. Owner goes over and beyond to help you and make you comfortable. Room is spacious and very clean. Hot shower is great. It's a little far from main street. In the morning we took a tuctuc which costs Q5 pp and at night we walked back to the hotel which was a 15 minute walk. We could have taken a tuctuc but it was fun to walk through the bridge and see the town. We really liked our stay at El Sol and would definitely go back there. There's free bikes and the owner gives you a lock.
ca5 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Very nice
The hotel is very nice (for the price, of course), and I would definitely stay there again if I were to go back to Panajachel. The location is a little bit less convenient since it's somewhat outside of the central area, and so at night one needs to take a tuk tuk to get to the hotel, but otherwise everything is good.
us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Stay here
Brilliant place to stay. Location is a little out of reach for town centre but the hotel provides bicycles for free rental.
Todd, gb1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great Place to Stay - a little far from everything
My husband and I spent a few nights at the Hotel El Sol. It was very nice and had a very clean bathroom and hot water in the shower, which is rare at places around Lake Atitlan. The hotel is about half an hour walk from the the lake, restaraunts and shopping district.
Rachel, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Clean spacious room with excellent pillows .
Spacious room,clean.l specially appreciate the memory pillow.I never encounter any hotel even in Japan(whichever grade)supply this kind of pillow.I personally use it for years.Relaxing environment with three lovely rabbits and garden.I extended my stay for more days since everything is very nice .
Laiping, hk5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great couple of days in El Sol
We had a very pleasant couple of nights at El Sol, the owner was very pleasant and helpful in every direction, the hotel is just a short distance from the town Centre, which was what we wanted as it was very peaceful (apart from the local dogs) and we thoroughly enjoyed our short walks to the lake and Centre !
Graham, gbRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
has great, location, quite, clean, helpful staff
Great location, nice and quite, only planed on a few days but spent a week
jack, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
great quite location, exclent service ,and staff
Supper quite location, great service, I only planed on one of 2 night but spent a week
jack, us1 night romance trip

Hotel El Sol, Panajachel

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