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Jungle Lodge

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Mayan-themed lodge with an unbeatable location right beside the entrance to Tikal, allowing you to experience the Mayan ruins in peace and quiet.

Jungle Lodge is shrouded by rainforest in Tikal's archaeological park, right beside the entrance to the ruins themselves. Its location is undoubtedly its main attraction - it's the only hotel this close; there are a couple of back-packer hostels but otherwise the nearest option is a 45-minute drive away.

This is a long-standing property which has been renovated tastefully to a good standard, with wooden floors and sturdy polished furniture, all enhanced by discreet Mayan artwork. The fan-cooled suites and guest rooms occupy whitewashed cottages dotted around the tropical garden; each room has a porch with chairs where you can relax and observe monkeys, toucans and other exotic species which populate the grounds. There is also an attractive swimming pool fringed by tropical foliage: a delicious spot to cool off after a hot and tiring day looking round the ruins. The restaurant serves good, traditional buffet fare, or you could choose to eat at other small establishments nearby.

Bartolome, Galápagos

What our clients say

  • “Nothing wrong with Jungle Lodge, but a more basic property (again, as indicated by Caroline)- quid pro quo is it is right next to Tikal so was definitely the right place to stay.”

    AS, Harpenden
  • We weren't expecting top standards but the hotel was adequate.  We often found the reception desk unmanned, including when we arrived and left.  The room was fine and breakfast was adequate.  The great thing about the hotel is that it is within the park so only a short walk to the Mayan site and there are birds and animals all around, so for us it was the right choice of hotel.

    GU, Dorchester
  • “Best feature of Jungle Lodge was its setting within easy walking distance of Tikal site and grounds full of wildlife.”

    DH, Newton Abbott
  • “Tikal – the jungle lodge hotel was of a much higher standard than I expected and I would recommend anyone visiting Tikal to stay inside the park, as the best times to visit were early morning and evening. I had the Gran Plaza all to myself for sunset one evening.”

    AW, Angel
  • I would highly recommend this lodge style hotel, as long as you dont require air conditioning ( which wasnt necessary when we visited ) Also the electricity went off at night- but this added to its charm. The small swimming pool was delightful with the sounds of the jungle all around. The staff were great.

    EP, Bodmin
  • "A highlight was staying so close to Tikal and seeing the ruins at dawn when fewer tourists were around.”

    JS, Fulham
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