Side note: Many of you search for Hostal El Portal de Semuc Champey hostel, yet we do not necessarily recommended staying here. It’s a lovely hostel, but we’ve hand-picked a collection that we think offers the absolute best experience for our audience.
Check-In and Check Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11am). Hostels usually offer luggage storage in case you arrive earlier or leave later. Make sure you check if luggage storage is free or if there is an extra cost.
How long to stay in Semuc Champey: We recommend at least 2 nights in Semuc Champey or nearby Lanquín. This allows you to visit the poolsn and experiernce it at its fullest. Then you can relax at one of the cool hostels in town, get a good rest, and continue your journey. Seriously, less than 2 days is stressful.
Perhaps you’re not too concerned to stay right near the entrance of Semuc Champey? The nearest town to the park is San Agustin Lanquin, commonly known as Lanquin, and here you can find great hostels, too.
It’s around a 15km drive from Lanquin to Semuc Champey.
We’ve included some of the best hostels in the area for you to have a look at.
Hostal Vista Verde Lanquin
Infinity pool, anyone? One that’s set up on top of a hill overlooking Lanquin with views of the sunrise and mountains? Er, yes please!
Alright, you should have found your accommodation already. Below we list all the frequently asked questions. Have a look.
What is the best way to get from Antigua to Semuc Champey?
There's a daily shuttle bus that leaves in the early morning, around 8am. It will take around 9-10 hours depending on how many people they're picking up along the way.
Are hostels in Semuc Champey safe?
Not all hostels in Semuc Champey are necessarily safe, especially the one that offers the cheapest price in sketchy areas. It might be an illegal hostel, without proper license to run and safety measures.
So in all fairness, it is best to check out Hostelgeeks.com because we feature safe hostels in Semuc Champey. You can find backpacker hostel with top ratings! Keep a close eye on the overall ratings on booking platforms!
If you are not secure, you can also send us an email and ask us!
What are the best hostels in Semuc Champey?
You can find the best Semuc Champey hostels in this article!
Do you have any questions left, maybe doubts? Then please leave it in the comment below. We are very keen to help you - and actually you would even do us a favor!
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Last note: Our commitment
This is a genuine article to help you travel a bit smarter, and find the best place on a budget! We will never recommend you any place we haven’t evaluated or are not convinced by. We are constantly updating all our guides to keep them as fresh and accurate as possible.
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