Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua

(4.6/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web)
See a diverse collection of Central American art and artifacts in an atmospheric setting at Casa Santo Domingo--a museum and a five-star hotel built on the grounds of a 16th-century convent destroyed in an earthquake. Walk around the green courtyard inhabited by flamboyant parrots and see the historic ruins of a church and a crypt. Different museums on site cover everything from historical pharmaceuticals to contemporary art, with a significant collection of Central American art from several periods. The hotel's design incorporates the remains and Baroque features of the old convent. You don't have to be a hotel guest to dine in the picturesque restaurant--though do prepare for rather steep prices. Plan to visit Casa Santo Domingo and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Antigua attractions using our Antigua family vacation planner.
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  • We only went to the restaurant. Despite it's Haute cuisine prices are not inaccessible. The desserts are simply fantastic. We ask the tour by the kitchen and the chef took us to get to know. His treatment was warm and receptive.
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  • Restaurant, halls, spa, museums, salons, absolutely everything has a label that invites back, beautiful place
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  • Visit the hotel, its Museum and the maker of candles, is spectacular. The GÖREL holds much history and art religious. There was an exhibition of Guatemalan art of local artists which I loved. Visit it is a cultural experience. It is one of the best hotels in Antigua without any doubt.
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