Casa Encantada



9a Calle Poniente y 4a Avenida Sur #1 Antigua GuatemalaSee nearby area


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This beautiful little boutique hotel has such a warm atmosphere that it feels more like a home than a hotel. Chances are you'll come away wishing your home was more like it.

Each room is gorgeously, individually decorated using local fabrics and choice selections of hand carved, darkwood furnishings. There's plenty of space here, as well as terracotta tiles and ultra modern bathrooms. The walls in this old colonial house are at least a metre thick, and passageways are studded with niches holding religious relics and statues. The lounge area is extremely comfortable, with plenty of sofas arranged around a fireplace and bookshelves crammed with books and magazines for guests to read. Out the front, a sunny, grassy area holds a decent swimming pool. The more modern suites at the back are accessed via stepping stones over a very zen-like, lily-filled fish pond.

Our independent authors have visited Casa Encantada and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Antigua.

Description provided by property

Located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Antigua Guatemala, Casa Encantada is 500 metres from the city’s cathedral. It features charming, individually decorated rooms, a restaurant and an outdoor swimming pool set in gardens.

Each spacious room at Casa Encantada has colonial-style décor with wrought-iron 4-poster beds, Italian bed linen and wooden furnishings. There is a TV, a fridge and a private bathroom.

Breakfast is served in the Encantada’s dining room, located on the hotel’s top floor. Here you will also find a terrace.

Staff can arrange excursions to nearby coffee plantations, volcanoes and lakes. Local activities include fishing and golfing.

Antigua Guatemala’s Central Plaza and market are within 5 minutes’ walk of the hotel. The centre of Guatemala City and its airport can be reached in 40 minutes by car.

Services & facilities

  • Non-smoking
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor space
    • Terrace
    • Garden
  • Guest services
    • Tour desk
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Room service
  • Transport/transfers
    • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
    • Shuttle service (surcharge)
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Snack bar
    • Restaurant
  • Breakfast
    • Breakfast in the room
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free WiFi
    • WiFi
    • Internet services
  • Parking
    • Free parking
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