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Hostel Del Lago

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Overview of Hostel Del Lago

Hostel Del Lago

2.0 star property
San Marcos La Laguna beach hostel with restaurant and bar/lounge

7.6/10 Good

12 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
Barrio 3 Pachaben, San Marcos La Laguna, Solola, 7016

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About this area

Getting around

  • Quetzaltenango (AAZ-Los Altos) - 124 min drive


  • Circles Café - 4 min walk
  • Il Giardino - 6 min walk
  • Blind lemons - 6 min walk
  • Fe - 6 min walk
  • Happy tacos - 6 min walk

About this property

Hostel Del Lago

When visiting San Marcos La Laguna, Hostel Del Lago is a great choice to consider. Guests indulge in massages, then grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe. Other features include a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli, and a terrace. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and nice bathrooms.


English, Spanish

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 11 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - 11 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 11 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

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


  • Children (7 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking limited

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 7:30 AM–11 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)


  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Hostel Lago San Marcos La Laguna
Hostel Lago
Lago San Marcos La Laguna
Hostel Del Lago Marcos Laguna
Hostel Del Lago San Marcos La Laguna
Hostel Del Lago Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does Hostel Del Lago offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hostel Del Lago does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at Hostel Del Lago?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Hostel Del Lago?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hostel Del Lago?
You can check in from 2 PM - 11 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at Hostel Del Lago and nearby?
Hostel Del Lago has a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Hostel Del Lago?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Circles Café (4-min walk), Il Giardino (6-min walk), and Blind lemons (6-min walk).
What's the area around Hostel Del Lago like?
Hostel Del Lago is a short 1-minute walk from Multiple Use Area Lake Atitlan Basin and 10 minutes' walk from Cerro Tzankujil.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

The location by the Lake, the sauna, the staff, the food where excelent
JónÁgúsdt, 6-night trip
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4/10 Fair

The stuff is friendly but really unhelpful in all needs. Everything you do is additional cost.
2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Lovely stay in San Marcos
San Marcos was a lovely place to stay. The hostel has a great bar/restaurant on the lake with events every evening (which get very busy). There is a free sauna every evening and a great breakfast is also included. Our room was clean, dark and quiet but the bed was very uncomfortable. There is only WiFi in communal areas and it is very poor, often not working at all.
Joshua, 3-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Amazing place to be - even better place to stay
Fantastic atmosphere for any demographic - with incredible views, super clean rooms and bathrooms (even those for the public), excellent and kind service, tasty food - with great free breakfast - and plenty to do, I wish I would have stayed longer. They have themed nights to keep everyone entertained, it’s close to the action without being on top of everyone, plenty of space, a great dock and classes on site. Saw families, backpackers, older travellers and solo people. No one seemed to be having a bad time. Highly recommend. Only one criticism with my room (but such good value it hardly mattered) is that the bathroom was right next to my door, making all the tinkles and puffs totally audible in bed. Just pop some headphones or plugs in and you’re good to go.
1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Place has an excellent vibe, is the place to be in San Marcos for events. It also has splendid views of the lake and the overall layout of the main cafe and lakefront area is very beautiful. However, I wouldn't recommend staying here as a guest. The private rooms are sub-par - i wasn't able to sleep the few nights i stayed there while sleeping like a baby at other places I stayed. The "private" bathroom, which is ostensibly shared with 3 other private rooms, is actually shared with every single visitor to the hostel because everyone who walks by thinks it is for public use. Consequently, the bathroom was out of order or overflowing my entire stay. Had to poop in nearby town Tzununa. Also the beds are extremely unconfortable, sheets and pillowcases dirty, and general room ameneties lacking for price you are paying. I'd say this place is great to visit, but dissapointing to stay at. Food was pretty good.
2-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

beautiful common area, good food options. Also has a nice dock
1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Relaxing stay
Liked our stay, hostel is really setup for backpackers not for overnight stays has a very relaxed vibe. Could do with less dogs around the common areas
Suzanne, 2-night romance trip
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6/10 Good

2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

KAREN FABIOLA, 1-night family trip
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