Casa Santo Domingo Museums, Antigua

4.6
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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  • October 3, 2017
    Both the hotel and its alrefedores and the Museum are beautiful .the gardens and relics very well maintained and clean theme interesante.recomendable
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  • October 3, 2017
    It was unique to stay in a hotel, which itself was a museum. The view of incredible. But there were some rooms without AC, and some may take a few stairs to get to, which may not be convenient to thos...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    There are two parts, separate entrances and fees, but close together. The Mayan art pieces are exquisite and are some of the best you will find and you are allowed to take photos without a flash. They...  more »
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  • July 9, 2016
    I see why this is rated number 1 on trip advisor. It is really cool. So much to see. Plan on a good 3-4 hours. It's like a whole bunch of little museums rolled into 1. Some great old ruins and artifacts. You really need to do this. We entered from the university side and made our way through to the other end where there is a very fantastic restaurant which you should eat at. Made for a perfect day in Antigua.
  • November 13, 2016
    A must see to visit when your in Antigua. An old convent is converted i to a beuatifull hotel and a combination of different museums which are all beautifull and interesting.
  • March 21, 2017
    If you have the opportunity to visit, a must!
  • January 25, 2017
    Amazing hotel and service.
  • September 18, 2017
    Excellent! A historical place where you walk. In the restaurant very good food and spectacular care. Guatemalans are very kind and friendly.
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