Lanquín, Alta Verapaz

El Muro is a pub and hostel located right at the center of Lanquín. They offer several small, tidy dorms as well as private rooms for couples or groups.

Outdoor areas
Travel assistance
Reliable hot water
Accept credit cards
Laundry service

The hostel’s bar is one of the only nightlife scenes within the small town of Lanquín, accessible to guests from other nearby hotels. Most area hostels with bars are located outside of walking distance from the town itself.


El Muro is centrally located on the main street (calle principal) of Lanquín. It’s right at the town center where many shuttles both drop off and pick up passengers. The hostel’s restaurant serves three meals daily. Their menu includes local (tipico) plates as well as standard bar food, both starting from around Q25. A laundry service is also available for guests at a cost of Q10 per pound.

The hostel offers tour packages to all area activities (Semuc Champey, cave tours, tubing, zip-lining, etc.). They also manage shuttle reservations for their guests, offering connections to all destinations in Guatemala as well as better known connections in Mexico and Costa Rica.

To make reservations at El Muro call or email. If you have trouble with the telephone number listed above, try this alternate: (502) 4904-0671.

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