Casa Santo Domingo Museums, Antigua

4.7
See a diverse collection of Central American art and artifacts in an atmospheric setting at Casa Santo Domingo Museums--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. Put Casa Santo Domingo Museums on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Antigua planning website .
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  • Very nice place and its history as well as the so delicious food they have it here! Old Guatemala City Antigua.  more »
  • had a delicious lunch here. Their gardens were so beautiful not to mention the macaws in the trees. They had local ladies selling hand made gifts. So good  more »
  • The museums in the complex of this hotel are remarkable. We went into the complex as part of a city tour that included access to all but the silver museum. What we did see was an archaeology display, ...  more »
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  • A beautiful spot well worth the visit even if you want to just stroll around the property. It's a hotel, restaurant, bar, spa, church and restored convent property... Sat in the open area central to the property for some lemonade and a few quiet moments. Service was prompt and friendly...
  • Beautiful place. Next time I will stay here a couple of nights. This is an old convent made Museum Hotel and Spa. Tourist are welcome in to visit, they offered a paid tour for 30 qetzales for 30min tour, but if you are in a budget just come in a take it will be worth it. The restaurants look really good as well.
  • Great place, not too friendly if you are a tourist and nor staying there, beware!!!
  • This is not a hotel but also a museum. We can enjoy relaxing and seeing a lot of interesting old things.
  • One of the most important hotels in Antigua. It's an historical place, pool, restaurant, big rooms, parking lots and hosts events.
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