Located on a cobblestone street across from the legendary Capuchinas Convent, in the heart of Antigua Guatemala, El Convento Boutique Hotel welcomes visitors to an oasis of stunning elegance and unparalleled comfort. Each of the 26 spacious,exquisitely decorated suites draws upon the history and culture of this famous city, creating an intoxicating blend of traditional simplicity and modern convenience. El Convento Boutique Hotel places all of Antigua Guatemala’s most captivating landmarks and activities right at your doorstep. El Convento Boutique Hotel was awarded the Most Excellent Hotel in Mexico and Central America by Conde Nast Johansens in 2013, in addition to earning TripAdvisor’s coveted 2013 Traveler’s Choice award.
This grand suite boasts a plush King bed, a beautiful private garden leading to a cedar-beamed roofed Jacuzzi, and a spacious brick bathroom with an extra-wide rain shower and dark elegant accents.
Natural décor, fireplaces, and handcrafted doors are balanced with modern touches including Wi-Fi and 42-inch flat-screen TVs with cable. Bathrooms are elegant and marble-accented; many include rain showerheads, exposed stone walls, and natural skylights. Towel warmers and deluxe L’Occitane bath products complete the luxurious atmosphere.
El Convento Boutique Hotel’s 26 suites are in honor of notable colonial characters from Guatemala`s rich history and nearby picturesque towns. Most suites flow from a central courtyard graced by a hundred year old Tempixque tree. No two suites are exactly the same; all are lovingly appointed with relaxing neutral tones, meticulously chosen furnishings and unique local touches including fine art, sculpture, and hand-woven textiles. Some boast private gardens, cedar-beamed ceilings, and outdoor Jacuzzis, and even the smallest suite offers more than 570 square feet of space.
Serving fresh, traditional Guatemalan cuisine with a modern twist in a sophisticated setting with magnificent vaulted ceilings, Elù Restaurant and Lounge at El Convento Boutique Hotel is a unique and delicious dining choice for both hotel guests and La Antigua residents. The talented and creative resident Chef offers a refreshing spinon well-known Guatemalan dishes like Jocón, Pepian and Kaq ik, infusing them with the spices, flowers and fruits of the Antigua region. Sample guicoy-filled ravioli in loroco sauce, and savor the guicoy squash’s soufflé-like texture, enhanced by the fragrance of loroco flowers.
After a day spent exploring this extraordinary city, retreat to the quiet sanctuary of thetel; many of the suites contain fireplaces, and some offer romantic outdoor terraces and Jacuzzis. Rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit with a spa service, or sample sumptuous fare at Elù Restaurant and Lounge, with its imaginative cuisine, impressive wine list, and awe-inspiring outdoor terrace.