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Batz Textiles

| One block from the Catholic Church, San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala
+502 4351 6551
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Smalland fascinating textle co-operativer

This was part of our tour and it was fascinating toes how the textiles were made from the raw... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
DavidMay1945
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Montrose, United Kingdom
Disappointing after earlier Cooperative tour in San Juan same morning

We went specifically to this coop based on reviews but were very disappointed as significantly... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Ida E
,
Stittsville, Canada
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Textiles made with passion. Visit us for a tour, weaving lessons or just shopping. Each product is a piece of art.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Closes in 28 min
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| One block from the Catholic Church, San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala
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+502 4351 6551
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

This was part of our tour and it was fascinating toes how the textiles were made from the raw cotton, dyes were made from natural materials and the lovely designs. The explanation from one of their staff could not have been better and we really...More

Thank DavidMay1945
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We went specifically to this coop based on reviews but were very disappointed as significantly smaller selection and I feel they overpriced us for 1 very small napkin ...asked 25Q. I paid 20Q as colours were right. No English nor explanations. Highly recommend earlier weaving...More

Thank Ida E
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

The quality of the products in Batz is high, the colours are much more mellow and the designs no the same as many of the other co-ops in the area. You won't find any of their designs anywhere else in San Juan, which can't be...More

Thank Rachel & Matt A
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

We visited most of the weaving cooperatives and shops in San Juan La Laguna prior to deciding where to buy. This place stood out for it's beautiful, understated designs, natural colors, and beyond-sweet co-owners. On entry to the shop, no one even approached us to...More

Thank Haley T
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hand made textiles and they walk you through the incredibly time consuming process of dying and creating the yarn from raw cotton - all by hand. Truly special. Additionally, the shop is a co op providing jobs to many women in the town.

Thank Taylor V
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

This is a beautiful shop with beautifully naturally dyed pieces. The set up is clean, concise, and modern. Ana is full of joy and optimism, making it a wonderful shopping experience. The products are unique and beautiful that take great skill and talent. The view...More

Thank Amber B
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

While staying at Villa Sumaya, our group visited San Juan for a day. We had the pleasure of meeting a wonderful family affiliated with Batz Textiles. We were provided with demonstrations on coffee roasting, textile weaving, and life on Lake Atitlan. Batz Textiles was a...More

Thank TGrayC
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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Hi I was in San Juan for a couple months, and this was one of my favorite places. The products for sale here are a bit different and more upscale in comparison to other nearby spots, and prices are very reasonable. Even if you first...More

Thank Charlie G
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

San Juan de la Laguna is a paradise for people who love to look at "telar de cintura" textiles. Most of the coops, including Batz, appear to grow, spin, dye and weave the cotton, often even grown and cleaned by hand by coop members, in...More

Thank bmillerOaxaca
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