My Wonderful Cheap Room on Lake Atitlan Guatemala


Gadget

My Wonderful Cheap Room on Lake Atitlan Guatemala


AlwaysRt

Hey Andy, take a look in "my room" above yours. I had my water on the round table like you have but also had a rectangular table I used for my laptop by the bed. Sounds like exactly what you are looking for. Time for a little furniture relocation to add another star to your room.


Gadget

The room was messier before I sort of made the bed, but as for me, this is real life story, not a story to make you rent a Hotel room. People often think I want them to come to Lake Atitlan, I am really neutral, it does not matter either way, but it is nice for a friend to show you what you can expect.


dougadams

Andy----your room! -----must have been quite a birthday party---at least tidy up for passover-----you never know know who will drop in. doug A.


DebV

I really like your mom's room when she was there:

Hotel Lake Atitlan Guatemala Mom Graham 5 Dollar Room
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcRhKH87Dh4

Andy, how much would it cost for two people to rent one room? Do they charge per room or per person?


Gadget

Hmm, do I care who sees my room? No, except for girls, and this is desert island for girls, not much worries about me getting a visit by girls on Lake Atitlan. If I was 22, this would be a problem.

Cost of rooms? In Guatemala they charge by the person, so 2 cost more What is the cost is up to you probably, and how hard you negotiate, just asking, and they will tell you higher. I tell them the price I will pay most of the time All this is about staying longer than one day. With a reservation, that does not work either. I know a couple (hmm) who pay for two in the same room, but not sure they will tell you their price. I pay 1300 per month, and George I think is pay more for the same Hotel, but he says he is paying weekly. This is like asking the guy next to you on the plane how much he paid for his plane ticket? Not a good idea, he or she could have paid 4 times less, or more than you. Same for Hotels, especially if they got a hotel reservation.


DebV

Ok Andy, I'll rephrase my question. I happen to know the hotel you're at right now and its the same one a year ago when your mom went with you. Based on negotiating for a monthly rate lets say you, Andy, wanted to rent the hotel room you're in at this moment to accommodate both you and your mom. Just hypothetically. What's a good guess to get the best monthly rate for your room for 2 occupants? Right now your room is costing you $5-6.00 a day, correct? It appears they'd charge you $10-12 (times 30 days for the monthly deal) but could you possibly get them to charge just a couple extra dollars per day for the extra person?


AlwaysRt

I was there last year when Mom Graham was there too. The best I can remember is a second person was a fraction of the first. Like the extra $1/day or so in your example. Could have been Q200/mo extra. Post the question on Billy and Akaisha's page, they know as it applies to them.


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