Porta Hotel Antigua
Step through upscale Porta Hotel Antigua’s charming wooden door and discover an oasis in the heart of Guatemala’s most enchanting city. Once part of a coffee plantation, the hotel's central buildings exude colonial charm, with stone pathways, carved wooden beams, and hand-woven rugs. There is an emphasis on sustainability, and the lush grounds afford spectacular views of La Antigua's three volcanoes. Relax in a traditionally decorated guestrooms, enjoy attentive Guatemalan hospitality, and dine on authentic local cuisine in Los Moros Restaurant.
- Named a top ten hotel in the Caribbean and Central America in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards in 2017
- 115 colonial-style guestrooms and suites feature wooden floors and handmade tiles; most have fireplaces, and suites have hot tubs and living rooms
- Lounge by the two pools, work out at the fitness center, and explore the tropical garden
- Relax with a traditional temazcal sauna or a two-hour Ayurveda-inspired massage at Ceiba Spa
- Hold your next gathering here, with eight meeting rooms with 14,220 sq ft / 1,321 sq m of indoor and outdoor space, including garden and patio areas
- Discover La Antigua's cobbled avenues, colonial architecture, and vibrant markets with tips from expert concierges
Ceiba Spa is the therapeutic sanctuary of Porta Hotel Antigua, where treatments range from Swedish anti-stress massages to sacred rituals using Mayan numerology and aromatic spices. Combine these with a visit to the sauna, fitness center, tropical garden with exotic birds, and relaxation area for a perfect retreat at the end of a day out in historic La Antigua, or from a visit to the Santa Catalina Arch, a 17th century landmark just a 10-minute walk from the hotel.
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Mixing 16th century Guatemalan style with 21st century luxuries, Porta Hotel Antigua’s 115 guestrooms are spread between the original central plaza and a newer extension, reached through a private tunnel. Stone fireplaces and comfortable beds with luxury linens, handmade quilts, and feather pillows keep you warm, while private balconies overlooking the courtyard, gardens, and cobbled streets offer a tranquil place to enjoy your morning coffee. The traditional aesthetic combines with modern comforts like spa-style baths. The Master Suite offers the ultimate in comfort, with an open fire, a Jacuzzi, and a private garden.
Beyond your room or suite, the concierge team and tour desk can help to arrange restaurant reservations, transport, and sightseeing tours. There is also a babysitting service, a business center, and eight event venues offering 14,220 sq ft / 1,321 sq m of indoor and outdoor space.
The sophisticated colonial setting makes dining at Porta Hotel Antigua uniquely atmospheric. The à la carte menu at its signature restaurant combines authentic Guatemalan dishes with creative international fare, all made with fresh local ingredients.
Los Moros Restaurant – With low wooden beams, an open fire, and a warm welcome, Los Moros creates the perfect setting for authentic Guatemalan cuisine. At breakfast, choose from fresh fruit and pastries or try traditional baked egg dishes; at lunch and dinner, sample local specialties and international favorites.
Poolside Snack Bar – Open on weekends in high season, this is the place to go for alfresco poolside drinks and snacks, live marimba music, and views of La Antigua's three volcanoes.
El Conquistador Bar – Meet friends and relax in Porta Hotel Antigua’s colonial-style bar, with wooden floorboards, exposed beams, and deep armchairs. Explore a menu of signature cocktails and light bites.
Take a stroll through Porta Hotel Antigua’s tropical gardens and admire the exotic birds, lift weights at the gym, or take a dip in the scenic outdoor pools, fringed with flowers and banana trees. Treat yourself at the Ceiba Spa — opt for a traditional sauna, or try a “sacred ritual” such as the The Tree of Life treatment, which includes a nourishing footbath, an exfoliation, and a deep massage that uses Mayan numerology.
Out in La Antigua, take a stroll to Plaza Mayor, passing handicraft sellers, marimba musicians, and stalls selling freshly steamed tamales. Take in the city's colonial architecture and visit the Convent of the Capuchins, the Casa Santo Domingo, and the Palacio de los Capitanes. Porta Hotel Antigua’s concierge team can arrange unforgettable adventures and excursions, from trips to coffee plantations to exhilarating zip line tours of the rainforest canopy.
Porta Hotel Antigua
Porta Hotel Antigua is ideally located for exploring the cobbled avenues of La Antigua, Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The central Plaza Mayor is three blocks away.
Guatemala City’s Aurora International Airport is 27 mi / 45 km away, about an hour by car.