Hotel Casa del Parque
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Casa del Parque Antigua Guatemala
Travel Blogs from Antigua Guatemala
... supposedly the biggest and the best in the whole of Latin America, they are super impressive but no where near as impressive as what the ancient Egyptians built in their civilisation. It was a bit **** because the guide didn't explain anything in depth about the Mayan people or the ancient city itself, he was more interested in talking about the wildlife and telling us how he was a special guest on 'Survivor Guatemala'. So all I know now about the Mayan civilisation that I ...
The last few days saw us head back down to the Western highlands to explore the places we didn't make it to whilst it was raining! Our first stop was Antigua, an old colonial city where a lot of expats live, and where many visitors first come on arrival in to Guatemala city. It's easy to see why- walking around, it all feels quite familiar- open spaces, fountains, churches. The one (glaring) difference is that to the South of Antigua ...
... take a chance to look around, get some photos. Antigua is the old capital of Guatemala and was once the most important city in all of Central America as it was once the seat of the Spanish colonial government. The roads in Antigua are just rocks, I'm not 100% sure if cobblestone is the right word, but it certainly is bumpy. The driver who drive me to the hotel advised me they will never change the roads here, I thought that was a bit strange, however I've since ...
... were hiking up a converabelt going the opposite direction. The total days hike was 6 hours, starting through local farmland, into the cloud forrest and then finally above the clouds we had the easiest part of the hike to the campsite. Once we had our camp all set up a couple of the guys decided to hike up to the summit to see if they could get a view of the sunset. I was keen to join and walked to my tent to get my torch and was completely exhausted! The air ...
... starving and stressed, we head back to dominoes to try and retrace our steps and eventually find our way back!! I always get a map whenever we are somewhere new but because the hotel was already shut down for the night there was no one here except a little old man/night guard. So daft getting lost! We get to sleep in our huge comfy bed and are full to bursting with ...