Greengos Hotel: A Sanctuary In The Magical Cave Town Of Semuc Champey

Review of Greengos Hotel | 280 meters from Samuc Champey
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If you are looking for an unforgettable experience exploring the clandestine caves and swimming through the natural limestone pools of Semuc Champey, Guatemala, melt into a hammock and check-in to Greengos Hotel. This beautiful hotel offers accommodations for both the budgeted backpacker and the family looking for a private getaway. Walking distance to the untouched park of Semuc Champey, Greengos Hotel is in a great location. The hotel has plenty of amenities, an outgoing staff and a breathtaking landscape, making it the perfect paradise getaway.

Private and shared accommodations

Dorm style rooms at Greengos Hotel
Source: Taylor Boyle

Accomodations at Greengos Hotel are extremely versatile, perfect for a wide variety of travelers. A bed in the dormitory costs as little as 9 USD (67 GTQ) a night for comfortable sleeping arrangements with clean linens, blankets and towels provided to guests free of charge. Guests can book a two-person private room with a shared bathroom for as little as 30 USD (222 GTQ) per night and with a private bathroom for as little as 40 USD (295 GTQ) per night. A three person private room is as little as ~50 USD (369 GTQ) per night. The rooms are a blend of bright and earthy, adorned with natural wood and colorful bedding. These cozy rooms are the perfect spot to relax after cave adventures.

High-quality amenities


Greengos Hotel also offers plenty of awesome amenities for guests. The hot showers are very clean, spacious and earthy. The hotel also has a beautiful dining area with open windows looking out into the beautiful jungle. The kitchen is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a variety of different options like hummus, fruit salad and rice dishes. Breakfast can be ordered in advance the night before for early morning tours and departures. The owner and staff are extremely friendly and cater to those with dietary restrictions. The dining area offers a social atmosphere with tables of all sizes. Hammock chairs are scattered throughout the dining area for those interested in lounging while waiting for a meal.

Plenty of recreational activities

Beach volleyball court in Greengos Hotel outdoor space

In addition to clean, comfortable amenities, Greengos Hotel also has plenty of recreational activities available for guests. The outdoor grass area surrounds a beach volleyball court perfect for friendly competition. The hotel also has ping pong and foosball tables for the less active traveler. For travelers that like to party, beer pong games are available upon request. And lastly, for the traveler that wants to lay back and read a book, there are tons of hammocks scattered all over the property. With so much communal space, good energy and cool travelers there is plenty of fun to be had at Greengos Hotel.

Breathtaking & scenic landscape

Peaceful deck in the back of the property

Greengos Hotel is in a beautiful, scenic location with plenty of opportunities to enjoy marvelous nature. The property is extremely tranquil, with a stream that runs through the back, projecting a subtle hum of peace. Walking around the property there are plenty of little nooks to experience a connection with nature. In just a ten to twenty-minute walk, guests will encounter Semuc Champey, an untouched park, home to trees, limestone pools, critters and caves. Hiking through this breathtaking sanctuary is simultaneously grounding and uplifting. When the lights go out there is more magic to be found. Up on the mountain, with no light pollution, the sky is dancing with magnificent stars. At midnight when the hotel lights go out, take a seat on the balcony and watch the light show of fireflies. A visit to Greengos Hotel will be full of nature, reflection and peace.

Transportation & tours

The look out at Semuc Champey
Source: Taylor Boyle

Travelers can book transportation and tours directly at the front desk of Greengos Hotel. If you need to go to Tikal, Flores, Antigua or Lake Atitlan, all of your transportation can be booked within the comforts of the hotel. The hotel will provide transportation to the main town, Lanquin, which is the pick up point for shuttles to all destinations. The hotel will also send transportation to pick up guests arriving in Lanquin from other locations. Semuc Champey hikes, chocolate tours, tubing and cave exploration can all be booked directly at the hotel for reasonable prices.

Great vibes, comfortable setting, beautiful location

Greengos Hotel is the perfect vacation getaway for travelers looking for comfortable beds, great amenities, a fun atmosphere and immersion into nature. The people are friendly, the food is delicious and the location is breathtaking. Semuc Champey is the perfect destination for relaxation, adventure and exploration. Stay at Greengos Hotel for an unforgettable experience during your next trip to Guatemala.

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