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About La Antigua
Of all the cities in Guatemala, La Antigua may be the least Guatemalan, but it's a beautiful place, full of opportunities for education, adventure, and relaxation. Expats and travelers gravitate toward La Antigua's springlike climate, modern conveniences, inexpensive language schools, and volcano backdrop.
Architecturally, La Antigua looks more Spanish-Colonial than most Guatemalan cities -- wrought iron in the windows, courtyards in buildings, a spacious town square. It also offers interesting ruins of churches and other buildings toppled in various earthquakes.
Schools -- language schools, cooking schools, art classes, dancing classes -- abound in La Antigua. A great number of La Antigua hostels and other budget accommodations cater to all these temporary foreign students and long-term travelers.
In La Antigua you'll find bookstores with significant English sections, fireworks on the Fourth of July, bars where everyone speaks English, and movie nights to catch up on Hollywood's latest offerings. Despite this Americanization, La Antigua holds on to its Guatemalan charm. One visit to the huge and seemingly chaotic market will prove this. La Antigua's also a shopping mecca for colorful Guatemalan handicrafts. Take the time to chat with the locals or wander away from the center and you'll get a better glimpse into Antigua's Guatemalan core.
The city is a perfect base for adventurous trips to some of Guatemala's prime destinations. The requisite tour is up Volcán Pacaya, where you can take a bag of marshmallows to roast on the hot lava. La Antigua's hostels are social places, where you can meet new friends to accompany you on your tours or independent explorations. Some hostels in La Antigua also offer their own trips, and the local agencies will pick you up right at the door. Many of the hostels offers great amenities such as Wi-Fi, hot water (not standard in all of Guatemala), free full breakfasts, evening activities, and in-house bars.
The city has something for everyone, and if you go with the understanding that La Antigua is its own type of Guatemala, you'll enjoy it
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Los Encuentros Hotel
"An excellent choice for the price and atmosphere - For budget travels of all ages who want a friendly, clean, inexpensive, and quiet hotel with excellent meals this is a perfect place to stay when you are visiting Antigua. Irma is a lovely lady." … "We are centrally located, just 4 blocks from central park, bus station and the market. 7th avenue north, no. 60 Antigua, Guatemala." … "… stay. Meals can be included if you...
Jungle Party Hostal
"Jungle Party Hostal is a much better place to stay than it's name implies (the name actually came from the fact that after parties used to be held in it when it was dilapidated and full of trees, like a jungle) and, on their website, they even have enough spirit to make fun of their name, making it acceptable! The hostel is centrally located and popular. Travellers are greeted by a cheery courtyard with comfy hanging chairs and a tv and a...
"El Hostal is a simple, clean, and fairly small hostel conveniently located a five-minute walk from the Parque Central in Antigua. If it´s a party vibe that you are looking for, then it´s probably not the place for you (except for the loud bar across the road). However if you´re after a tranquil place to recharge while taking in the sites of one of Guatemala´s favourite cities, then it has all you need. The Location El Hostal is near the...
"… visitors a place of rest and relaxation, not only in their rooms, also in the garden where you can take a rest in hammocks under shade trees or seeing a movie or a football game on our plasma TV. ROOMS AND SERVICES Private and shared rooms, standard beds and bunk beds comfortable and spaciousand, with a simple design but very nice. Using materials as their striking decorative lamps made from recycled paper, which gives a touch echo...
"Excellent stay - My boyfriend and I stayed at this hostel for 2 nights. The room itself was very cute, and we shared two bathrooms down the hall. Round the clock staff is available for questions (fluent in English and very friendly). There are hammocks and tables on the roof, and a small bar with happy hours every evening. Towels and soap are provided, and a kitchen is available for use. Excellent atmosphere." … "… area,...
"Hostal Antigua is a tranquil, clean, professional hostel located in central Antigua. Though the hostel doesn't include a complimentary breakfast like many other hostels in Antigua, it is still extremely good value for money, with free purified drinking water, communal kitchen, terrace and a hotel-like professional feel. If you have been missing the small luxuries in life, such as hot showers, comfortable beds, clean rooms, and a good night's...
"Details attended to - Very congenial atmosphere, delightful breakfast included (you choose from a menu), a film every night, agency for travel and tours right in front. Cesar knows how to make a hostal a home." … "… of things it maintains a quite and clean interior. It provides kitchen facilities, wifi, bar, terrace, television area, garden area and freshly cooked breakfast. There is a travel agent that shares the entrance...
The Terrace Hostel
"The Terrace Hostel is a social hostel that allows you to meet people easily, thanks to the bar upstairs. The Location The Terrace Hostel is located on Third Street, a very short distance from the plaza, the supermarket, the fruit and vegetable markets, the artisans market, and much of the nightlife. The location doesn't really get much better than this for the downtown Antigua area. Rooms and Bathrooms There are three floors here...
Hostal el Pasar de los Años
"Don't bother, so much better available for the price - It all started with confusion over my booking, then escorted to a 10 bed dorm with a single light bulb, no power jacks, every locker broken, every bed in the hostel occupied for New Year's Eve and only ONE working toilet for around 50 people. Need I say more ..." … "… to place your bags, has a beautiful tropical decor with typical colors of Guatemala. La Ceiba is a room...
Place To Stay Antigua
"… well as dormitories. Hot showers, use of kitchen, free breakfast, free WiFi, towel use, free storage, kitchen use, tours arranged, laundry services, tours arranged, terrace view, safe, free Bicycle storage, barbecue grill, cable/DVD Television room, filtered drinking water, lounge area, dining area. Bring your own food and your own drinks on the premises. Also meet fellow travelers from all parts of the world. Please...
"Hostal Antigueno. We are here to provide you with excelent service for you and your family, we have: Cofortable bedrooms A big garden Cleanliness WiFi (24 hours) Event area We also offer a menu for food and a vast other services like massage, transport and tours. We have a camera security systme 24 hours a day. All of these and more for your satisfaction for a future return to visit us." … "… back in to history as...
Mosaico Bistro & Lodging
"… bathroom. Our rooftop terrace with a view of all the volcanoes around Antigua. Please note : Cancellation policy: 4 days before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 15:00 . Check out before 13:00 . Reception is opened from 9 in the morning until 10 at night. We can make exceptions if you advice us before the arrival day, so we can wait...
Hacia El Sur - Casa Hostal
"… views, cocktails and snacks. Next door is Toscana Italian restaurant with killer spaghetti and pizzas. On the other side is Angie Angies, a lovely restaurant with amazing live music (guaranteed to get you dancing), and a beautiful garden with fire pit to gaze at while dining. A door or two down from Angie Angies is the famous Cafe No Se, where you are guaranteed a good time, even you may not remember it! Try the Mezcal, trust...
Base Camp Antigua
"… chill-cave where we have a flat screen and NETFLIX. There are plenty of places here to get comfortable, just like home..only cooler. Our Helpful staff can lend great travel advice as well as clue you in on the best activities and adventures here in the Antigua valley. We look forward to meeting you. ADVENTURE TOURS TV / MOVIE room (NETFLIX) Games...board games and others Ping Pong and Darts Super comfy beds (really, they...
Hostel Capitan Tom
"BEFORE YOU MAKE A RESERVATION PLEASE ASK US New home style hostel in Antigua, Guatemala.We are opened November 2013. It`s a two level building with huge 360 view terrace on the top. Very clean and friendly. Hostel Capitan Tom one of the best hostels in Antigua. BEFORE YOU MAKE A RESERVATION PLEASE ASK US It`s a two level building with huge 360 view terrace on the top. First floor - front desk with security boxes, TV room,kitchen, huge...
Hostal Posada de San Carlos
"… hand-made furniture. The hostel offers eight private rooms and one mixed dormitory which is a big room that has six bunk beds and two bathrooms inside the room. POLICIES If you canceled or modified your reservation 15 days before your arrival date, no fee will be charged. If you canceled or modified your reservation 7 days before your arrival date, will be charged 50% of the entire stay. If you canceled or modified your...
"… view. We are located in the heart of the city Antigua Guatemala, a one square of the central park. It is located nearby shops and restaurants and pubs In the hostel we have yoga, manicures, pedicures, massage, etc. Once a week we promote a different tour, so our guests can do something different and fun!! Hostal Tropicana Polices & Conditions: Check in from 14:00 to 23:00 . Check out before 11:00 . Payment upon...
6ta. Calle Poniente, Antigua G, Sacatepequez
Hostal Luna Republica
"… have a free cup of coffee, tea, or eco friendly filtered water. Inside we have a television room with big screen TV, DVDs and games to enjoy at your leisure. The fully equipped guests kitchen looks out into the back garden. The rooftop terrace offers spectacular views of all 3 volcanoes around Antigua. Please note: Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first...
Kafka Bar Grill
"Volcanic view, nightly bonfire, tranquil atmosphere, great music, cheap drinks, and well-priced food, WIFI. Two free drinks with each night of stay (rum or coffee). Four blocks NW of central park." … "Volcanic view, nightly bonfire, tranquil atmosphere, great music, cheap drinks, and well-priced food, WIFI. Two free drinks with each night of stay (rum or coffee). Four blocks NW of central park." … "… football matches or...
"A beautiful colonial house in the center of antigua- Guatemala only two blocks away from church La Merced. The house has great areas to hang out like a little atrium in the front, a living room and a terrace with a perfect view for sunsets AND sunrises! We have a shared kitchen so you can bring your own food and drinks" … 6ta. avenida norte Callejon Lemus Casa #25, Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez
O.X. Base Camp
"O.X. Base Camp is a small hostel that is a converted house with a very quiet atmosphere; most of the people that stay here are doing one of the volcano hiking tours and biking tours that are the main focus of the hostel. The Location The hostel is located on First Avenue in the eastern end of the city. It is only a short walking distance from the main plaza in the middle of the city and around a twenty-minute walk to the other side of...
"… with big beds, private rooms, hot water, big and clean showers, Wifi, TV room, outdoor terrace with view of the volcano. Zoola Antigua's team will give you information about the attractions in Antigua and about other location in Guatemala. Location: 2 blocks from Central Park and 5 min walk from the market. Please...
Posada Don Valentino
"Too expensive - Lots of money for such room ... the next night we preferred dorms. and sleeping next to the reception is too loud. when we booked it says free breakfast, 5$ it's not free. no Wi Fii. But very nice reception girl who did her best with a smile." … "Sadly charmless -- you can do so much better in Antigua - This could be a really nice guesthouse. It has a great location between the market and the Plaza. However, the staff...
Posada Don Quijote
"… economic double room, its features: 1, 40 meters bed for two Antiallergic blankets Internet WI-FI TV (Cable) Fridge Shared bathroom with hot water Price per night: Q. 160.00 / $ 22.00 per room Capacity: 2 people Our economic triple room, its features: Three 1.00 meters beds TV (Cable) Fridge Internet WI-FI Shared bathroom with hot water Price per night: Q. 240.00 / $ 33.00 per room. Capacity: 3 - 4 people Our economic...
Casa de los Joles
"… bathroom, Two rooms with private bathroom. We also offer for your comfort: *A open living room area with cable TV and DVD player, Internet access 24 hours, Microwave and Refrigerator, Workout machines, Bikes, The bathrooms have hot water., Laundry service once a week, Cleaning service in your rooms (monday through friday), Breakfast and Dinner (may not be included in the rate - monday through friday), The house is located in a...
Hostal Las Marias
"Hostal Las Marias is a very nice place located in a very safe and quiet area in Antigua. We offer the best service in town." … "We are locate in one of the most central, safe and beautiful areas of the city. 10 nice rooms, with private bathroom,Cable T.V, with a nice central garden." … "We are located in a very quiet area of Antigua, just five blocks from the Central Park. Just 1 hour from the airport." … Calle a San...
Hostal Casa La Asunción
"Nice place - Good value for the money. Really nice people. Clean. They changed sheets and cleaned the room after our first night. We were there for two." … "… volcanoes. Free delicious full breakfast included. Free WI-FI. Hot Showers. Clean linen, towels and Bathroom amenities included. We have very friendly staff who will make your stay memorable. Please note: The transport is for free from the Guatemala...
Hostal La Quinta
"… the warmth and treatment that only we can offer you. Mission: Our mission is focused to give the best home stay service to everybody, we have facilities and staff of first category qualified for your stay is the most comfortable and unforgettable. Vision: For the following years project ourselves, position ourselves as the best choice for anyone to find accommodation, and continue a line of hostels in the word that provide the...
Casa de los Micos
"Our House offers accommodation with total privacy and standard single and double rooms Colonial, holding the highest levels of comfort and service quality in the city. We can also help with the packages and tours in Antigua Guatemala. 'House of the Micos' in Antigua Guatemala enjoys a privileged location in the historic center, invites guests to experience something close to the beautiful landscapes of Guatemala. check in: anytime check...
Casa Menta Antigua
"… kettle, and refrigerator -2 gardens with a lemon tree and varieties of herb -Internet wifi available -Hot water -Washing machine and dryer (5 USD) -Parking space with a roof available ⁃Tea and coffee at anytime * Self service breakfast available with whole wheat bread, egg, and coffee which are all organic and locally made * We have a hair dryer, a house phone and a cell phone in case you need them * There...
El Palacio de Dona Beatriz
"The personalized service and wonderful staff — wow!! Thanks for all your help, we visited every place and didn't waste our time. We can't forget the rest rooms, lounges, and the fireplace at the Doña Beatriz Palace, and the spectacular view! I will come back for sure." … "Las Gravileas, Calle de los Duelos Barrio Santo Domingo, Antigua Guatemala Centro America A 40 min del aeropuerto En la entrada a Antigua cerca del Convento Santo...
Hotel Casa Rustica
"Wonderful budget hotel - I spent three nights here in May 2007 and had a great experience. Great location and close to everything, which made it feel very safe for a female. Very clean rooms and common areas. Highly recommended to other travelers." … "… We have beautiful gardens, a rock garden with a very tranquil fountain surrounded by beautiful flowers & a second garden with a beautiful stone table and benches for a peaceful...
Hotel Posada San Vincente
"… to answer any travel or site seeing questions • Free Wi-Fi & high speed internet terminals • Free coffee & bottled water • Breakfast at your request for an additional charge ($5/person) • Large fully equipped shared kitchen for your use • Hot water & great water pressure 24hrs per day • Laundry service & Bag storage • Daily maid service • Spanish classes and Translation services • Garden with a beautiful ornamental fountain...
Hotel Las Rosas
"… avenues of the city that comes from the XVth century. For more than 30 years, our mission has been to provide our guests a place where a warm friendly atmosphere makes you feel like part of our family. We offer our visitors single, double and triple rooms, all of them with private bathroom and hot water. You will also found a terrace where you can take beautiful pictures, appreciate the volcanoes or simply take the sun....
Hotel Casa Antigua
"… classes and Translation services • 3 gardens, all with fountains and setting areas, surrounded by beautiful flowers • Large rooftop terrace with great views • Meeting places for large groups or seminars • Family friendly environment, offering pack-n-play baby bed for your infant • Typical Store for any gifts you may want to take home to family or friends We offer 22 very comfortable and clean rooms. All with beautiful Guatemalan...
Hotel Casa del Parque
"… 3 gardens, all with fountains and setting areas, surrounded by beautiful flowers • Large rooftop terrace with great views • Meeting places for large groups or seminars • Family friendly environment, offering pack-n-play baby bed for your infant • Typical Store for any gifts you may want to take home to family or friends We offer 16 very comfortable and clean rooms, all with beautiful hand-made Guatemalan typical furniture and...
Hotel Posada Doña Luisa
"… to answer any travel or site seeing questions • Free Wi-Fi in all hotel rooms and hotel common areas • Use of a shared kitchen • Beverages & snacks • Free purified drinking water at hotel reception • Hot water & great water pressure 24hrs per day • Daily maid service • Laundry service & Bag storage • Spanish classes & Translation services • Doctor on call 24hrs for any guest that needs one • Beautiful...
Mi Casa en La Antigua
"We are a small hotel with excellent location, and very quiet and relaxing atmosphere. We have 6 rooms with shared bathrooms and hot water, Internet Access (WiFi), a cozy room, ideal for conversation. Our staff that will make you feel at home. Making this small but, comfortable hotel is a pleasant place to spend your holiday in Antigua Guatemala" … "… We have a shared kitchen too where you can cook and share with others...
Hotel Meson del Valle
"… Free WI-FI in all hotel rooms and hotel common areas • Free coffee • Free bottled water • Hot water & great water pressure 24hrs per day • Laundry service & Bag storage • Daily maid service • Spanish classes & Translation services • Beautiful garden with fountain & surrounded by beautiful flowers • Great views from the 2nd story terrace • Meeting place for large groups • Family friendly environment,...
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