When you first find the hotel in Antigua (a super fun, friendly place), you need to knock on an Oz-like trap door to be admitted, but once you're in, you find a truly lovely hotel. The front desk staff (while we were there, it was usually the same girl) are very nice and approachable, and clearly want you to have a great stay. The hotel is located right in the middle of the tourist area of Antigua, and you can walk less than 20 minutes and find a CRAZY market, churches, parks, and the people are super friendly. There are many people selling stuff, but a firm "no gracias" does the trick.
Breakfast is included, but you can pay extra (US$1) to add eggs to the meal-they were delicious. They serve other light food, but I'm pretty sure they get it delivered from somewhere else and just heat it up. There are tons of yummy restaurants in the area, and we just brought back food and beer to eat in their little courtyard eating area, which they're cool with.
We stayed on the first floor, so it was fairly noisy in the morning. We were awakened by a rooster each morning (we stayed 2 nights), and hotel staff start doing their thing pretty early. We slept well at night, so we were annoyed by the early rising- days in Guatemala start early, no matter where you are, so we just got up and started the day early with them.
The bathroom was tiny, but good enough, and the room was nice. There are TVs with satellite and free wifi. The front desk people will help you with everything.
If I go back to Antigua, I'll definitely stay there again!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Our beautiful bed and breakfast located in the heart of Antigua Guatemala, steps away from La Merced Church and Santa Clara Convent offers 9 comfort and private rooms with all the amenities needed to make your travel uncomplicated. Enjoy breakfast at our comfortable dining area. ... more less
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