Hotel Casa Santo Domingo
It is a luxurious 5-star hotel that is located in a former convent a 10 minute walk from the center of Antigua Guatemala. In the 17th century, the convent of Santo Domingo was one of the largest in the Americas and in 1773, the Santa Marta earthquake destroyed it almost entirely. In 1989 began the development of a project called Casa Santo Domingo, rescue of the vestiges, the convent and the temple buried by tons of rubble. Progressively arose Hotel Museum Spa Casa Santo Domingo where each corner is a page lost in time that joins others to form a beautiful architectural ensemble protagonist of the Great Book of its history.
In 1979 UNESCO declared to the colonial city of the old Guatemala, Cultural patrimony of the humanity making it a recognized treasure of exceptional value in the eyes of the world and giving way to many tourist visits to this beautiful hotel.
Hotel Santo Domingo has spacious rooms, which are surrounded by beautiful gardens and feature elegant décor, a fireplace and panoramic views. All rooms feature cable-plasma TVs, a safe, a minibar and a private bathroom.
This museum hotel offers guided tours of its attractions, such as its pharmacy, colonial art and Archaeological Museum. It also has a chapel, a workshop of ceramics and wax and the largest factory and Jade Museum in Antigua.
The gourmet restaurant El Fork serves breakfast and traditional cuisine. Guests can also enjoy snacks and refreshments on the terrace of the El fitted bar.
Free private parking, a car rental service and a daily airport shuttle service are also available for an additional fee. The hotel is located 45 km from Guatemala city.