Welcome to El Convento Boutique Hotel

Experience the extraordinary here among the cobbled streets of Antigua Guatemala. El Convento Boutique Hotel is a true original in the center of this special city, with elegant accommodations and a refined sensibility that transcends time. Make yourself comfortable in one of our 26 suites, each with its own distinct charm. Savor a meal at Elù Restaurant and Lounge, or gaze out at the legendary volcanoes from our spacious terrace. Lounge by the sparkling outdoor pool, and stay in touch with family and friends with the help of free hotel-wide Wi-Fi. No hotel offers a more captivating backdrop for weddings and events than ours; explore our tasteful venues, and rest assured that our experienced team will assist you in making your get-together a flawless occasion. And the very best of the city –from awe-inspiring monuments to incredible natural beauty – is literally steps from our door, making it easy for you to explore. Discover the magic of the award-winning El Convento Boutique Hotel today.

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Cerro de La Cruz

distance: 1.0 km from hotel
Cerro de La Cruz

Don’t miss out on breathtaking views of La Antigua from this hill, which can be accessed by a police escort from Parque Central. The “cruz” refers to a large stone cross, installed on the hill in 1930. 

San Francisco Church

distance: 1 km from hotel
San Francisco

This 16th-century Franciscan church is best known as the burial place and shrine of Saint Joseph Betancur (Santo Hermano Pedro), and is visited by thousands of religious pilgrims yearly.

San Jeronimo Church and Convent

distance: 800 m from hotel
Convento de San Jerónimo

This church and school were built over the course of 20 years during the mid-18th century. It was damaged by the 1773 earthquake, and subsequently abandoned; today, the restored ruins are the site of frequent cultural events.

El Convento de Capuchinas

distance: 130 m from hotel
El Convento de Capuchinas

This lovely 18th century convent is notable for its interesting underground passages. After suffering damage from two earthquakes that devastated Antigua in 1751 and 1773, the convent has been lovingly restored in recent decades and provides a glimpse into the life of the nuns who lived there.

Tanque la Unión

distance: 600 m from hotel
Tanque la union

This colorful public building was designed as a gathering place for socializing and doing laundry. Originally built in 1853, it was restored in 1979 and is still used today for its original purpose.

Santa Catalina’s Arch

distance: 450 m from hotel
Arco de Santa Catalina

One of Antigua’s favorite landmarks, this arch was originally built in the 17th century, with the clock tower portion added in the 1830s when Antigua was part of the Central American Federation.

Parque Central

distance: 350 m from hotel
Parque Central

This beautiful park attracts local Antigüeños and visitors from all over the world. Vendors, school children, and tourists flock here to gaze at the famous central fountain, a 1936 reconstruction of the original version from 1738. Stop in at the Museum of Colonial Art while you’re here.

Palacio del Ayuntamiento

distance: 550 m from hotel

This historic building dating from the mid 18th century overlooks the Parque Central; it is the home to the municipal offices of the city, as well as the Museo del Libro Antigua, which displays a coveted first edition of Don Quixote de la Mancha (Part II).

Palacio de los Capitanes

distance: 550 m from hotel

Located in the city’s central square and first constructed in the 16th century, this building was once home to the General Captaincy of Guatemala (hence its name). Today, it houses tourism-related and administrative offices.

Portal de Las Panaderas

distance: 750 m from hotel
Portal de las panaderas

Spanish for the “Bakery Arcade”, this corridor is home to several cafes, where delicious bread, pastries, and coffee can be purchased.

El Convento Boutique Hotel Restaurant


Restaurant Elu ... a fusion of flavors that will delight your senses.

El Convento Boutique Hotel

Exterior at the El Convento Boutique Guatemala

2a Avenida Norte #11,
Antigua, Guatemala

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