Hotel Casa Santo Domingo

Antigua, Guatemala
Superior Heritage

If you’ve ever been to a hotel that felt a bit like a museum, well, the Hotel Casa Santo Domingo is in fact part-hotel, part-museum.

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Historic site that is part hotel, part museum

The original Santo Domingo Convent was one of the largest in the Americas when, in 1773, it was raised to the ground by a massive earthquake. Like many other sites in Antigua, the Convent lay in ruins for the next 200 years until an ambitious project was launched in 1989 to restore as much as possible of the site to its former glory.

Located in one of Antigua’s most stylish neighbourhoods, some 15 to 20 minutes walk to the centre of town, the Casa Santo Domingo occupies one of the largest footprints in Antigua and, as well as the multi-dimensional museum, is home to an atmospheric hotel with spacious gardens, swimming pool, spa, bar and restaurant.

In total, there are some 130 hotel rooms, split between a wide variety of categories, but all furnished in a somewhat appropriate, sombre style.

Location

An attractive neighbourhood within easy walking distance of the centre

Hotel Casa Santo Domingo, 3a Calle Oriente, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

Best:

Not many hotels double as an historic museum


Err:

The rooms are somewhat sombre


At A Glance

    Food & Drink Food & Drink

  • — Choice of bars
  • — Choice of restaurants

    Features Features

  • — Swimming pool
  • — Spa
  • — Museum & gallery

    Rooms Rooms

  • — 130 rooms in total
  • — Choice of room category

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