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El Convento Boutique Hotel

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2a. Avenida Norte # 11, Antigua 03001 Guatemala
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#16 of 109 hotels in Antigua
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Located in the historic yet vibrant city of La Antigua, inscribed by Unesco as Cultural World Heritage since 1979, El Convento Boutique Hotel is a door to a majestic experience, inside and out, with its contemporary colonial architecture and premises and world class services, surrounded by the spectacle of a diverse community that throbs with activity in 300 year old churches, plazas and markets. As well as a hot spot destination in Guatemala, Antigua is the perfect place to relax, have a full day of adventures like hiking volcanoes, exploring coffee plantations or sightseeing colonial buildings and museums, or be a fun base for day trips to many of the other must see sites of the country. Plus, Antigua has an interesting food and drink scene. Our chef, Kenny Aldana, has personally created a delicate selection of exquisite gastronomic dishes for the global traveller who enjoys new experiences with a world-class quality.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Parking
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Rooftop bar
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Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
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Private balcony
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Minibar
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Boutique
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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WinstonWaikiki wrote a review Sep 2021
Waikiki, Hawaii191 contributions7 helpful votes
Visiting Antigua Guatemala and stayed at the Hyatt SLH "El Convento" god awful. Worst Hyatt-affiliated experience ever. Room 25, the blinds from skylight wouldn't close, took them a few hours to fix. And AC didn't work for 2 full days. I told Marlin at front desk 4 times that AC is not working over 2 days. 25 rooms total, only 6 rooms occupied. They couldn't give me another room until the last 8 hours of my 48 hour stay for a different room. No Hyatt globalist benefits, no upgrades, beware of the $12 daily hidden resort fee. I think in general, avoid SLH hotels, as they are not Hyatt, but an affiliate. Manager is also completely useless in customer service. If you run into problems, you're SOL. If anyone visit Antigua Guatemala, I would recommend paying a little more and stay at "Santo Domingo" for a better experience of your stay. I have spent 150 nights this year in major hotels around the world, and this is my ONLY negative review of any hotel I have ever stayed this year.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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NYAnatolia wrote a review Jul 2021
New York, NY56 contributions83 helpful votes
This is the most expensive place I have ever stayed in Antigua, and my expectations were high, but I did not find El Convento more comfortable than much cheaper hotels or the service any better.I booked a standard room, which was ready when I arrived long before check in time, but my gratitude quickly changed to disappointment when I saw  the room  - it had no windows, although it was huge and looked nice. I would never book a windowless room, but the on-line description completely misses this detail.  I asked for another room and there was one available on the first floor, with big glass doors to the tiny private patio, which was introduced to me as "the best suite". This room was more expensive, much smaller and very modest. It had two beds and one chair - the only sitting option, no robe, no refrigerator, no clock, no "normal" TV channels (TV played two programs over and over). The staff did not even bother to put back the cushions on the two iron chairs on the patio. There was a problem with a safe box in the room, and I was told that it could be fixed "tomorrow", which never happened. I tried the restaurant once, that breakfast was a joke - two dry miniscule croissants for a ridiculous price.  The last straw was the charges made in quetzales because the hotel's credit card machines did not process transactions in dollars. The hotel uses a different exchange rate that adds to the dollar amount. Excellent were the shower and the bed, and the grounds are beautiful. 
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Date of stay: July 2021
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JocelynBly wrote a review Jul 2021
Salt Lake City, Utah101 contributions68 helpful votes
This boutique hotel is a small luxury hotel at its finest. Each unique room is beautifully designed. Ours had a high wood-beamed ceiling, a small stone patio with a jacuzzi, a fireplace, and very comfortable bedding. But the highlight was the bathroom with a vaulted brick ceiling, a soaker tub with a skylight, and a stone shower with excellent water pressure. The hotel also has a lovely restaurant and bar, and good service. The hotel’s location is excellent. It’s in the UNESCO world heritage zone, directly across the street from an historic colonial era monastery which is absolutely worth a visit. The hotel is a few blocks from the main street of Antigua with it’s iconic yellow arch, restaurants, bars, and coffee shops.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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eldave12345 wrote a review Jul 2021
Atlanta, Georgia8 contributions1 helpful vote
Amazing experience. The hotel is an oasis. We stayed in the grand master suite. Our kids loved staying upstairs in the loft area and we had a bit more privacy on the main floor. The hotel is exceptional in its modern colonial decor. It has exposed wooden beams, arches and hand carved doors which are one of a kind for this former convent. It is centrally located and easily walkable to restaurants and shops. The pool is small but beautiful. We didn’t use it due to the cooler weather although we did use our private jacuzzi which was also small but beautiful.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Jose M wrote a review Jun 2021
Houston, Texas531 contributions37 helpful votes
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What a great hotel, beautiful, centrally located, safe, clean, friendly staff etc.. a beautiful jewel in Antigua. Rosa Maria and Ivan were amazing. When you visit Antigua and want a place that you will remember forever, El Convento is the place
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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$171 - $1,211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
26
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Convento Boutique Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to El Convento Boutique Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Casa del Jade (0.2 miles), Casa Santo Domingo Museums (0.2 miles), and Antigua Foodie Tours (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at El Convento Boutique Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at El Convento Boutique Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at El Convento Boutique Hotel?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at El Convento Boutique Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to El Convento Boutique Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Bruja, Wachuma, and 27 Adentro.
Are there opportunities to exercise at El Convento Boutique Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does El Convento Boutique Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, El Convento Boutique Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at El Convento Boutique Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at El Convento Boutique Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to El Convento Boutique Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Iglesia de San Francisco El Grande (0.4 miles), Real Palacio (0.2 miles), and Casa Popenoe (0.3 miles).