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La Casa de Don David

Route to Tikal, El Remate 17022, Guatemala
+502 5306 2190
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“visit tikal” (2 reviews)
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American, International, Guatemalan, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Route to Tikal, El Remate 17022, Guatemala
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Stopped in here for breakfast and had a walk around the well-kept gardens while waiting. Lots of information available.

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I very recently stayed in this hotel and had food in the restaurant. I have to say that I was impressed with the food and the overall selection that was available. Being a vegetarian, I found their vegetarian options to be really good. The staff...More

Thank Krishnakumar S
Reviewed 9 December 2017

The staff is very helpful, althought we didnot stay here, they organized a bus for us to Belize City and exchanged the surplus Quetzlaes into USD. We had a dinner here, smoked pork chop, which was very tasty.

Thank Boleslav
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Ate at La Casa de Don David our last night in El Remate. A healthy walk up from Mon Ami but it was a beautiful star-filled sky with an almost new moon. At times, seemed like more of a military compound than hotel but once...More

Thank GringoMac56
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nice view over the lake of Peten but completely spoiled by bad lighting and a childish way to transport drinks to a remote terrace. Somebody should explain "Don" that this is realy KITSCH - food was mediocreMore

Thank 158michel
LCDDD, Owner at La Casa de Don David, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Please tell me more of what happened with the Maya Garde lighting. All our garden lights are LED and 12 volt for safety. Some lights are solar from our small panels. BUt most everyone tells us it's beautiful. I feel you have jus come to...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Very helpful and nice staff. Clean rooms. Fantastic view to the lake. Good services. Great place where you can stay if you go to visit Tikal. It is not so far from the park and definately better price than in Tikal area ;) you can...More

1  Thank Dj W
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is just a wonderful place to stay and we would recommend it to anyone! We stayed here three days / two nights to explore the Tikal-area. The fauna and the view make you feel in paradise. You can swim nearby. The entire staff is...More

2  Thank Mortele
Reviewed 26 August 2016

My family wandered into Don David's place while staying at a different hotel in El Remate. We were well received by Don David himself and greatly enjoyed our meal in the hotel restaurant. The portions were large, the food was yummy, the beer was cold,...More

Thank Timothy D
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view, pleasant staff. Portions seemed small but I was starving after 10 mile hike. Food was extremely salty.

Thank amg14
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

We went here to enjoy the Mayan tree ring of fire ritual- they light a flame around a Ceibal tree in the garden. There is a daily special and a la Carte. You need to book in advance. We had the chicken casserole. It was...More

Thank ChinaRich
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route to Tikal, El Remate 17022, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Peten Department  >  El Remate
  • Phone Number: +502 5306 2190
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Whether you're a guest in our hotel or just stopping by, we welcome your visit to our little piece of paradise. Breakfast is served a la carte from 6:30am, with a variety of options such as the Guatemalan breakfast (eggs, beans, plantains and chorizo), homemade yogurt and banana pancakes. Reservations are not required. There are also several lunch options on our menu, served until 4pm. Dinner is a fixed menu, a typical Guatemalan special every evening with a meat and vegetarian option. Please make reservations before 4pm of the same day, dinner is served at 7pm.If you are headed to Tikal before we open for breakfast, we can prepare a box lunch for you. Rosita's famous desserts include chocolate cheesecake, apple pie, fried plantains with vanilla ice cream and guava pie made from fresh guavas in our garden. Among our selection of drinks you will find allspice tea, fresh-squeezed pink lemonade and depending on what’s in season, perhaps even Pitaya (Dragon fruit) juice. Enjoy a frozen margarita or piña colada while viewing the sunset from the veranda. The restaurant is open air, with a spectacular view of our garden and Lake Petén Itzá.
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