Hotel Meson del Valle
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- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Meson del Valle Antigua Guatemala
Travel Blogs from Antigua Guatemala
... places of interest in Antigua, which are nearly always the churches. Some wander the streets trying to sell to tourists. We wonder how they make a living, selling scarves for a quetzal (just under ten pence), maybe it's a loss leader and they hope that if you buy that you'll buy other things too. We see most of the sights on Antigua, most of the ruined churches that haven't (yet) been renovated since the earthquake. Often just ...
... former capital of Guatemala, cobbled streets and generally one storey buildings because of the earthquakes which have destroyed or at least damaged a lot of the older buildings. Elizabeth refers to the style as Earthquake Baroque. She is an excellent guide, a fount of knowledge about a city she obviously loves and is very involved with. The main square is home to the Cathedral, or what remains of it, the Palace of the Captains General which is closed for restoration and the ...
... to Semuc Champey we took tubes and headed up river where we started by taking a huge swing and jump. My double back flip had me landing awkwardly on my back giving me a nice red glow for the rest of the day. Next we swam behind a waterfall and climbed into a small cavern behind the falls and jumped around 5m to the water below, you know as you do. In tubes and we drifted about 1km down the picturesque stream to get off at the traffic bridge. The 12m bridge would be ...
... we were so after we had seen some good eruptions and it was getting late so we called it a night. Back in the truck to head down the hill. I was watching the volcano as we went and nothing. So when it did erupt next it was a big one! Loud and impressive with lots of lava down the sides! Then once more before we got back to the car. Here we drove back to the hotel and arrived just before midnight. We wrote a recommendation in Ronaldo's book then up to our room for a shower and bed at ...
... the Santa Marta earthquakes destroyed much of the town. At this point, authorities ordered the relocation of the capital to a safer location region, which became Guatemala City. Antigua was the cultural, economic, religious, political and educational center for the entire region until the capital was moved. Today Antigua´s principal monuments are still preserved as ruins.
First of all, we were heading to a large cross erected on a hill to the north of the city ...