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Casa Cakchiquel

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Interesting History

We popped in here due to guide book recommendation. This place was a hot spot in the late mid... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2019
Miami, Florida
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nice house, but not a museum

Casa Kakchiquel (see also the tripadvisor entry for Casa Kakchiquel) is a 70 years old building... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Zurich, Switzerland
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Jan 26, 2019
“Interesting History”
Jan 10, 2018
“nice house, but not a museum”
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Calle 14 de Febrero, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
+502 7762 0969
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Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

We popped in here due to guide book recommendation. This place was a hot spot in the late mid 1940’s They display photos of a by gone day when the railroad and postal services were here. We enjoyed the nostalgia

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank evanses5
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Casa Kakchiquel (see also the tripadvisor entry for Casa Kakchiquel) is a 70 years old building, built by the then Swedish embassador to Guuatemala as the first hotel in Panajachel, now owned by a Swiss and renovated some ten years ago. Today its hosts a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I have been to several fundraisers there and find it to be a great venue. On an average day also, I enjoy looking at the historical photos. There is a great sushi restaurant on location also. I hear they offer yoga classes, however, I have...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank auroraedserv
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The place is bright and clean,enough drawers and closets, the private bathroom is large and is far enough from the room so you do not feel crowded. They have a nice patio next to the room so you can go out and read quietly. The...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank 217alym
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Casa Cakchiquel was more than we expected it to be. A perfectly clean and nite room will be waiting for you plus a very spacious bathroom. Even though they don't have any parking that wasn't an issue. A parking place was on the same block,...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank OscarJBonilla
Reviewed 5 August 2016

There are some really cool historical pictures in thier gallery, just a nive pkave tonhang out and Hanas asian foid is right there

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Scott K
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at the room facing the street and I can honestly say this is one of my favourite stays. The room was spotless and everything about our stay was perfect! The cultural and art aspects of the space bring a great vibe...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Los2Chicas
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Given the previous reviews, I can only imagine that folks had a guided tour of the premises. We walked in looking for the "museum" and only found one room around a fire place with modern art, a courtyard with photographs of historical Pana (these were...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank cfuller603
Reviewed 11 January 2016

This is truly a cultural center, emphasizing contemporary interests rather than focusing on Maya history. It was founded in 1948 by the wife of a Swiss diplomat, and is now privately owned. Casa Cakchiquel hosts several community projects, including a weaving collective, a radio station,...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Quasimama
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Worthwhile place to visit and spend a few hours learning local culture. Good first place to visit before heading out to the other REAL villages on the lake

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank DarkWaterCalls
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