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4a Avenida Sur No. 4, Antigua 01001 Guatemala
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 10/10/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 10/10/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#12 of 114 in Antigua
Hotel La Catedral is an authentic Spanish Colonial house, originally built as part of the "Palacio de los Capitanes Generales" in the center of Antigua, Guatemala. Its construction began in 1558. The space was rebuilt in 1754 and it was used as the residence of the General Capitan. The hotel is located one block from the Central Park and the Cathedral (Catedral de Santiago). It is within a minute or two walking distance from many restaurants, cafes, boutiques, and Spanish Colonial ruins. As one of the original structures in Antigua, Hotel La Catedral preserves its charm and elegance and it has been completely restored to bring you all the comfort and rest you're looking for during your stay. It has a very cozy and romantic environment, just like Antigua itself. The hotel has 8 rooms with a King Size bed or with two Full Size beds. Each room individually decorated to give you a slightly different feel each time you visit us. All of them are equipped with Flat Panel TV set, DVD Player, Cable TV, Security Box, Wireless Internet (at no additional cost), telephone and alarm clock. All bathrooms are stylishly and individually designed with antique marble. All toiletries and hair dryer also included. All our rates include, Full a La Carte Breakfast, free international calls to designated countries (time limited) and private parking in the same location. In the same facilities we have an equipped private meeting room and a Family Lounge-Bar. We also organize and coordinate your Tour needing's to any other beautiful destinations as well as transportation from and to Guatemala City.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
24-hour front desk
Street parking
Bar / lounge
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Car hire
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun umbrellas
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bottled water
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
Bath / shower
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Marco Coto wrote a review 16 May
San Jose, Costa Rica186 contributions80 helpful votes
We stayed one night at the hotel, the location just around the corner of the main Park with good restaurants to go for lunch and dinner. The staff was very friendly. Rooms are not huge but very comfortable, we got a room at the back of the hotel which was good to sleep as there was not a lot of noise.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
Response from Rudy Hernandez , Director General at Hotel La Catedral
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you very much for your review, we are pleased to confirm that you had a pleasant stay, even in an overnight stay, you were able to confirm and take the advantages of our excellent location. Our friendly staff will be happy to serve you at any possible time .
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Christiana P wrote a review Apr 2022
15 contributions7 helpful votes
We stayed at this hotel on our trip to Guatemala April 2022. Initially we booked for 2 nights but we ended up staying here for every night we had to spend in Antigua, we were going back and forth between locations. We traveled as a family of 4 (2 teenagers) and booked Room #9 with 2 double beds and an AC. There's so much to love about this little hotel. It's a gorgeous colonial mansion that was turned into a hotel. The rooms are around a beautiful courtyard, that is so well kept and a delight to sit there and have breakfast in the morning. The room was clean and the AC helped keep the room comfortable in temperature and the sound of it helped with covering with some of the outside sounds. The staff is very welcoming and always there to help. The hotel manager, Mr. Rudy, is always available to talk to his guests and make sure they are happy. In fact, we had to take a short trip to another city while we were staying at the hotel and Mr. Rudy offered to keep some of our luggage safe so that we don't drag everything with us, he was so thoughtful. The location of this property is perfect, centrally located to all the attractions. We loved going out in the morning and being able to come back to our room for some rest in the middle of the day, it worked perfect. It's a safe location and the hotel keeps the gates closed in the evening so safety is not an issue. However, as it is centrally located, it can get a bit of noise from the street but I always travel with earbuds when I know I will be in the middle of town. Also, I am not sure how ventilation is in other rooms that don't have an AC. This hotel made our stay in Antigua so memorable, we love all the staff there. You can't go wrong with Hotel La Cathedral.
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Date of stay: April 2022
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Ask for a room with an AC
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Response from Rudy Hernandez , Director General at Hotel La Catedral
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review and what is even more important, that you and your lovely family actually enjoyed your staying here with us and those memories will be living in your hearts forever. Just like you mentioned our staff is committed with all of our guest and one of our goals is to make them feel like home, thank you to confirm we had achieve it.
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NYCSteve73 wrote a review Apr 2022
New York City, New York23 contributions30 helpful votes
I stayed in this hotel in April for a long weekend and it was fantastic all around. Try e hotel itself is very nice and the room I stayed was perfectly sized. The location is very convenient to all the attractions in town as it is very central. All the staff was extremely helpful and friendly.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
Response from Rudy Hernandez , Director General at Hotel La Catedral
Responded 19 Apr 2022
Thank very much, it was our pleasure to have you here with us, we are glad to confirm you had a wonderfull staying and that you enyojed our convenient location and the attractios around. Our great staff will be happy to serve you the next time you visit us.
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Traveller of the world wrote a review Mar 2022
1116 contributions244 helpful votes
As a solo female traveller I chose this because of location to be close to all attractions and this was great. Really central and very safe. Secure at night. They bolt the doors but you can knock and they will let you in so you are free to come and go. Rooms are not huge but they are cosy and clean which was fine for me. To be honest they are quite small but as a solo traveller I was fine. Felt like a home country bedroom! Bathroom was also small but I had no issue. I was out most of the time and just wanted a clean, secure and central place to sleep and shower. Staff were so sweet and nice. Like a family. Beautiful colonial like a mansion with lovely grounds that are well kept. My breakfast was included but I didn't eat at the hotel as I always prefer to explore and try different places. Wifi was hit and miss but this is common in Central America. This is a very good option and I would highly recommend. Just one negative which didn't bother me, but there was a bar or nightclub which appeared to be next door or close by. I can sleep through a warzone but if you are a light sleeper you may struggle. Just be mindful having travelled much of Central and South America that roads can be isolated at night and not always safe. This is close enough even for a single traveller to be able to go out in the evening as you are less than 5 minutes from all the main restaurants. I was travelling in Central America for a while and this was the third and best hotel for me in Antigua.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
Response from Rudy Hernandez , Director General at Hotel La Catedral
Responded 29 Mar 2022
Thank you very much for your review, which by the way; describe in a perfect detailed way everything about us, such a description deserve well be part of a traveler's magazine article, because contain all the necesary information what the travelers want to do know in advance before to make a very good decision. We are so glad to confirm you have a wonderful staying with us.
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MexVacay wrote a review Mar 2022
Denver, Colorado53 contributions4 helpful votes
What a beautiful quaint boutique hotel. You feel like you are in Spain or Italy. Best location ever, half a block to cathedral and town center plaza, multiple restaurants and bars to walk to. Luscious courtyard and roof top with multiple comfortable, shade seating areas. Our king size room was absolutely stunning, very large comfortable bed, lockable safe, English TV, drinking water in room, super dark and quite at night. The bathroom has everything you need, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, hairdryer. They changed towels and cleaned room every day. You do not need AC and every room has an adjustable attic fan inlet. The included breakfast was very good with multiple choices, they even where able to accommodate a dairy free selection, bonus! Everyone at the hotel speaks English and is very nice and accommodating. They gave us a map of Antigua and marked historic sites and restaurant/bar locations. We would definitely stay there again and highly recommend this hotel
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Response from Rudy Hernandez , Director General at Hotel La Catedral
Responded 15 Mar 2022
There isn't a better possible way to describe the Hotel in the way you do, thank you very much for such a kind and beautiful way to share the wonderful stay you have had with us. It will be our pleasure to have you again here with us.
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GuatemalaSacatepequez DepartmentAntigua
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel La Catedral
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel La Catedral?
Nearby attractions include Casa del Jade (0.2 km), Antigua Foodie Tours (0.5 km), and Xibalba Joyas (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel La Catedral?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel La Catedral?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, blackout curtains, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel La Catedral?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel La Catedral?
Yes, paid private parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel La Catedral?
Conveniently located restaurants include 27 Adentro, Wachuma, and La Bruja.
Does Hotel La Catedral have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel La Catedral offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel La Catedral?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel La Catedral?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Iglesia de San Francisco El Grande (0.4 km), Real Palacio (0.3 km), and Casa Popenoe (0.3 km).