This memorable, Dutch-run place boasts immaculately clean and good-value rooms set off shady paths that meander through the hotel’s leafy plot, perched on the hillside under the town's fortress. All plants are labeled, and woodpeckers and hummingbirds are frequently seen. Rooms 13 and 14 share a gorgeous patio area with stellar town views, while the five-bed dorm is great value.
The in-house restaurant is one of the best in town. Tourist information is excellent, tours are available and it's all operated on environmentally friendly principles.
Free toiletries are provided and the bathrooms have a shower.
The restaurant has a large balcony and specializes in local dishes and international-style cuisine, and is known for its chicken rolls, brownies, fruit juices and homemade bread. The hotel also has a bar. Guests will be able to find other restaurant options within 200 metres.
The hotel can help the guests arrange outings to Celaque National Park or near-by indigenous villages and hot springs. Bird watching is also possible.
Hotel Guancascos is 200 metres from a bus station and guests can reach Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport in a 3-hour drive.