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Santa Elena hotels and places to stay

Hotel Villa de Flores
2 out of 5
1ra calle Zona 1, Santa Elena, Santa Elena, Peten
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1.29 mi from city centre
Hotel Villa de Flores
Chaltunha Hostel Flores Island
1.5 out of 5
10 Avenida, Carr. a San miguel, Santa Elena, Peten
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1.47 mi from city centre
Chaltunha Hostel Flores Island
Hotel Villa Los Arcos
2.5 out of 5
5ta Avenida 3ra Calle Esquina, Zona 2 Santa Elena, Santa Elena, Peten
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The price is £13 per night
3.05 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (19 reviews)

"Room was extremely hot and smelt dirty"…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep 2019

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HOTEL CASA FLORES DE TIKAL
3 out of 5
6a. Av. 1-90 Zona 1, Santa Elena, Petén, Santa Elena, Peten
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3.09 mi from city centre
3.3/5 (3 reviews)

"Lots of noise on the street, pool didn't look clean enough to swim in."…"

Reviewed on 14 Apr 2019

HOTEL CASA FLORES DE TIKAL
Hotel Maya Internacional
3 out of 5
Calle Litoral del Lago, zona 0, Santa Elena, Peten
The price is £84 per night
2.94 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (38 reviews)

"It is a small hotel, really close to the lake very nice to have the meal in the restaurant."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jul 2019

Hotel Maya Internacional
Hotel Patio Grande
2.5 out of 5
6ta Av. 1ra Calle Zona 2 Santa Elena, Santa Elena, Peten
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1.29 mi from city centre
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Hotel Casona del Lago
3 out of 5
Calle Litoral, Santa Elena, Peten
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The price is £75 per night
3.22 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (80 reviews)

"NIce, clean, comfortable hotel. Great staff, good breakfast. Close to mall with ATM if you need to withdraw cash, although the hotel also exchange money for a very good rate."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2020

Hotel Casona del Lago
Hotel Del Patio
3 out of 5
8a Avenue y 2nd. Street corner, zone 1, Santa Elena, Peten
The price is £47 per night
2.94 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (133 reviews)

"WiFi was not available, everything else was fine, comfortable beds"…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb 2020

Hotel Del Patio
Casa Hunahpu
3 out of 5
Calzada Virgilio Rodríguez Macal, Santa Elena, Peten
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £79 per night
2.5 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (52 reviews)

"I loved I’ll be back soon It’s very quiet place and very friendly"…"

Reviewed on 14 Dec 2019

Casa Hunahpu
Ixpanpajul
3 out of 5
Km 468 carretera de Rio Dulce a Flores, Santa Elena, Peten
The price is £68 per night
3.03 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (19 reviews)

"The property setup is of a camp site. The guest rooms are detouched from the main building. The path ways are not lit. I wouldn't recommend this place."…"

Reviewed on 25 Dec 2018

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Pocket Guide: Santa Elena

Visiting Santa Elena

Guests will appreciate the ruins, restaurants and island in Santa Elena. Visitors can also indulge in all the fine qualities that this welcoming, walkable and lakefront city has to offer, including its cafes, shopping and jazz.

  • There are 11 Santa Elena hotels
  • January is the most expensive month to travel here, whereas September is the most economical
  • Closest major airport is in Flores (FRS-Mundo Maya Intl.), 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Santa Elena

  • Taking a tour is a top activity, and Biotopo Cerro Cahui is a great place to visit
  • Well-known for its jazz scene, whereas Santa Barbara Island Museum is a popular attraction
  • Its ruins and historic sites are notable, and landmarks include San Miguel & Tayazal
  • The island, jungle and sunrises exemplify the natural beauty, and some places to consider visiting are Central Park and Petencito Zoo
  • Shopping is first class in the area, and Mundo Maya International Mall is a favourite spot for retail therapy

Staying in Santa Elena

With 12 hotels and other accommodation options in Santa Elena, you'll find holiday getaways at affordable rates. There are 10 hotels ranging from GBP 28 to GBP 99 per night.

Looking for a romantic getaway or boutique stay? You might like these top-rated, one-of-a-kind properties and small hotels:
  • Hotel Del Patio
  • Ixpanpajul

Hotel Del Patio, a favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 4 out of 5 user rating. Also Ixpanpajul has a 4 rating by guests.

Dressing for Santa Elena

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 24°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around 15°C
  • From April to June, the average is 25°C during the day and 17°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 25°C during the day and 20°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 25°C as the daytime average and 17°C as the night-time average
  • About 67 millimetres of rain falls on Santa Elena each year

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Santa Elena?
Hotel Villa Los Arcos is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. Another favourite option for your stay based on traveller reviews is Hotel Casona del Lago.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Santa Elena, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals available in Santa Elena.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Santa Elena?
Based on reviews, Hotel Del Patio is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool.
What's the best place to stay for families in Santa Elena?
Hotel Quinta Maya is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and a restaurant. Other options for your family trip include Peten Esplendido Hotel and Conference Center and Hotel Villa Maya. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Petencito Zoo.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Santa Elena?
Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel is a 4.5-star hotel with a restaurant and 2 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Santa Elena?
Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel is a favourite 4.5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 2 bars and a restaurant.
What are some accommodations with pools in Santa Elena?
Hotel Del Patio is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free WiFi. A couple of other options with an on-site pool include Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel and Peten Esplendido Hotel and Conference Center.

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