Antigua is one of the more visited tourists destinations in Guatemala. Known for its Spanish colonial architecture, its Semana Santa holiday celebration and its high number of quality Spanish language schools, the city's popularity as a tourist destination has led to a wide variety of hotels in Antigua that cater to visitors. From luxury choices to some of the best Guatemala hostels, finding an Antigua Guatemala hotel is a low stress affair, unless you arrive during Semana Santa with no reservations. The following hotels Antigua Guatemala selections should give you a few ideas about where to stay in Antigua.
For a truly memorable 5-star selection among hotels Antigua Guatemala, consider staying in the exceptional Casa Santo Domingo. Once a monastery built during Spanish occupation of the city, the hotel is a work of art and architecture. Throughout the hotel, art adorns the walls and each of the guest rooms features its own fireplace. This beautiful choice among hotels in Antigua is within walking distance of the center of Antigua and just a 50-minute car ride from Guatemala City. Among the 125 comfortable rooms offered at Casa Santo Domingo you will find a variety in size and amenities. Each room features elegant decor, a television with cable, a telephone, a hair dryer and a deposit box for any valuables you might want to lock up. Various guest services can be enjoyed, from medical services, to laundry and voicemail. The hotel's beautiful swimming pool offers ideal relaxation on warmer days, and the breakfast choices are sumptuous. This great selection among hotels in Antigua even has its own museum, which among other objects, houses a sizeable display of colonial artifacts. Some of the museum pieces can be found in the hotel's hallways and rooms. If the mood should strike you, you can arrange helicopter tours from the hotel to such locations as Chichicastenango and Panajachel.
Set among picturesque and relaxing gardens, the Quinta
de las Flores is a wonderful Antigua Guatemala hotel for
couples and families. From the gardens, which are adorned
with fountains, there are splendid views of the surrounding
volcanoes. Family owned, the hotel is built on land that
the family has owned since the mid-1800"s. Throughout
this impressive Antigua Guatemala hotel native art and
decorations set an authentic atmosphere. The hotel's
pool is set among lush plants and flowers and features
stunning views from the pool patio. Among the spacious
accommodation options, you can choose from the 14 double
rooms or rent one of the 5 casitas (small houses). Comfortable
comforters and furnishings characterize the double rooms,
which feature large beds, cable television, a private
balcony and a personal fireplace. The 5 casitas serve
as nice"homes away from homes". Sleeping
up to 5 people, each casita has a living room with a fireplace,
a dining room, a fully equipped
kitchen for the chefs in your bunch, and one full bathroom
and a half bathroom. Enjoying a tasty breakfast in the
open-air dining room affords views of the gardens. The
hotel also features a nice garden room where you can relax
or swap travel stories. Picturesque Lake
Atitlan is among the nearby destinations.
The Hotel Casa Rustica is a nice place to consider among the smaller hotels Antigua Guatemala choices. One of the best things about this hotel is its location, just one block from Antigua's central park. Close to the sights of the city, you are also within a safe walking distance from your room when exploring town. A highly affordable hotel, the Hotel Casa Rustica offers rooms with either private or shared bathrooms, which of course affects the price you will pay. Beautiful gardens and flowers compliment the views of Antigua and the surrounding mountains. This nice Antigua Guatemala hotel offers an internet café, and if you brought a laptop, you can take advantage of the free Wi-Fi connection. Among the hotel's facilities, you will have use of the full kitchen, and the hotel bar and café is a great place to relax and watch the big screen television. Plan a Guatemala tour at the hotel's travel agency or challenge a friend on the billiards table. The Hotel Casa Rustica has a friendly staff and if you should need, they provide laundry service and round the clock front desk service. For a minimal fee, you can enjoy a nice breakfast before heading out to sightsee.