El Hotelito Perdido
Hotelito Perdido is a boutique jungle eco lodge situated in the middle of the rainforest in the heart of the Rio Dulce National Park. We are across the river from the thermal mineral springs, close to a waterfall and a short journey from Manatee Reserve and Rio Dulce Canyon.
We rent kayaks and wooden cayucos, there is dock to swim from, tropical gardens with fruit trees, hammocks to relax in, games to play and good books to read. There is communal house with bar, lounge, restaurant area and kitchen. Near the communal house is a b-b-q area and there is a hammock house by the dock. We offer drinks, homemade food, we make our own bread and we eat our evening meal together, family style. We organise guided tours to Tiger Cave, Maya Q’eqchi Village, Livingston and Manatee Reserve.
The hotel can currently accommodate 15 guests and we offer:
•Two two-storey wooden bungalows, both have a porch, lounge and private bathroom/shower on the ground floor and bedroom on the first floor.
•One large double height wooden bungalow containing two guest rooms called Nance and Guanaba. Both rooms have a lounge downstairs and sleeping area on the mezzanine floor. A shared bathroom is located in a separate building nearby.
•A two-bed dormitory above communal house.
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Hotel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Book exchange
- Breakfast not included
- Child Friendly
- Credit Cards Not Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Parking
- House Keeping
- Laundry Facilities
- Luggage Storage
- Meeting Room
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Safety Deposit Box
- Taxes included
- Tours/Travel Desk
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hotel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Check in Time: depends on your transport so please call us before
Check out Time: 11am
Credit Cards Not Accepted.
Breakfast Not Included.
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Please call us so we can help you to organize the cheapest transport to our place from Fronteras (Rio Dulce Town) and from Lvingston.
From Guatemala City you can travel through Puerto Barros (and Lvingston) or through Fronteras. If you can arrive before 13.00 it is faster to go via Fronteras.
Guatemala City - Puerto Barros: try to schedule your arrival before 17.00 (leaves the last boat to Livingston). We will organize a boat to bring you from Livingston to our hotel.
Bus Company Litegua (Zona 1) www.litegua.com offers first class bus at 7.30 am, 10.00 am and 14.00, takes five hours and costs Q125.
Guatemala City - Fronteras: If you can not arrive before the last scheduled public boat to hotel at 13.30, you will need to take a private boat or overnight in Fronteras.
1. Bus company Litegua (see above) has buses leaving at 6.00 am the trip takes about 6-8 hours.
2. Bus company Fuentes del Norte www.grupofuentedelnorte.com has normal bus at 6.00 am (takes 6-8 hrs), costs Q65. First class bus Maya de Oro leaves at 10.00 am (5 hrs, Q160).
From Flores to Fronteras:
The first class bus Linia Dorada leaves at 10.00 am and connects with the last scheduled boat from Rio Dulce town to hotel and it takes 3 hours. All buses heading for Guatemala City will stop at Ro Dulce and the normal bus trip takes 5 hours.
From Punta Gorda, Belize: On Tuesdays and Fridays there is a direct boat from Punta Gorda to Livingston at 10.00 and it takes about 45 min. On all other days, you can take a boat to Puerto Barrios (leaving Punta Gorda at 9.30 am and 14.00, takes one hour) and take another boat to Livingston (30 minutes).
From Puerto Barros to Lvingston: Public boats leave for Lvingston at 06.30, 07.30, 09.00, 11.00 and 14.00 and then when the boat is full (16 people). The last scheduled boat leaves at 17.00. sometimes there is a later boat. The fare is Q35 or Q50 per person and the trip takes 30 minutes.
From Lvingston: we can pick you up with our boat from Lvingston (Q50 p.p. minimum 2 people) Please call us. Public boats heading for Ro Dulce leave Lvingston (main dock) at 9.30 am and 14.30 and will charge Q60 per person.
From Fronteras (Ro Dulce town): We can pick you up with our boat from Ro Dulce town if you call us a day in advance (Q130 p.p. min. 3 people or Q100 p.p. min. 4 people).
There are collective (public) boats scheduled from Ro Dulce town for Lvingston from the public dock at 09.30 and 13.30 (and at 16.00 if the boat is full). The trip takes 1 hour and costs 125Q per person.
Always make sure that the boat captain knows ahead of time that your destination is el Hotelito Perdido.
Hotelito Perdido is situated in the heart of the Rio Dulce National Park, tucked away on one of the small freshwater tributaries that feed the Rio Dulce. Our lodge is located 12km from Livingston (30 minutes by boat) and 30km from the town of Rio Dulce (Fronteras). The thermal mineral springs, the Manatee Reserve, Rio Dulce Canyon and waterfall Lampara are within kayaking distance of the hotel.