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Posada San Vicente Hotel

6th Ave Sur #6, Antigua, Guatemala

San Vicente, a budget hotel in Antigua. Wi-fi, kitchen, Travel & Tours, laundry, comfy beds, big terrace with the great view you see here, all this only 1 block from the central park. Read more

84% Overall Rating 4 out of 5 customers would recommend this property based on 5 reviews

Atmosphere 84%

Cleanliness 84%

Facilities 72%

Location 88%

Safety 88%

Staff 88%

Value 84%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Business Centre"
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Currency Exchange
  • Direct Dial Telephone
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board"
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Wake-up calls
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • WiFi

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup 37.00USD
  • Breakfast 5.00USD
  • Luggage Room 1.00USD

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 13:00

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Pet Friendly"
  • Taxes Not Included

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Antigua?

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San Vicente, a budget hotel in Antigua. Wi-fi, kitchen, Travel & Tours, laundry, comfy beds, big terrace with the great view you see here, all this only 1 block from the central park. Read more

Private Rooms

Standard Single Private Ensuite

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 3 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 4 Bed PRIVATE Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About Posada San Vicente

Posada San Vicente is a beautiful budget hotel in the heart, of the majestic colonial city of Antigua Guatemala. We offer everything that you could need during your stay in Antigua. Our goal is to make your stay as comfortable as possible, whether you want to relax or you want to explore the city. Our great location, only 2 blocks from the central park, allows you to be close to all the important sites, and gives you a short, save walk home every night. But, it is far enough away to give you a very peaceful rest.

• 23 room property, all with private bath & cable TV
• 24hr reception in a very secure environment (bilingual staff during the day)
• Travel Agency to help with any tours or ongoing travel
• Airport pickup for $37
• Free city map & bilingual receptionist to answer any travel or site seeing questions
• Free Wi-Fi in all hotel rooms and hotel common areas
• Free coffee & bottled water
• Breakfast at your request for an additional charge ($5/person)
• Large fully equipped shared kitchen for your use
• Hot water & great water pressure 24hrs per day
• Laundry service & Bag storage
• Daily maid service
• Spanish classes and Translation services
• Garden with a beautiful ornamental fountain surrounded by beautiful flowers
• Large Rooftop terrace with great 360° views of the volcanos and Antigua
• Meeting places for large groups
• Family friendly environment, offering pack-n-play baby bed for your infant
• CCTV camera system in all common areas of the hotel for additional security
• For $5/person you can use the swimming pool & sauna facilities of our more luxurious property

The hotel offers private airport pickups for $37 (1-3 guests) & $8/person extra. For this service, we need your arrival time, flight #, airline name and from what city you are arriving from. To arrange this send us an email in advance at info@posadasanvicente.

Cancellation policy: 3 days, if needed cancel 72 hrs before check in time, or you will be charged the full remaining balance of your reservation.

Hotel accepts US dollars, Quetzales, Travelers checks & credit cards. If paying at the hotel with credit or debit card, there is a surcharge.

This hotel is named after Don Vicente Rosales who was an early entrepreneur in Antigua Guatemala. His nickname was “The Cowboy of Antigua”.

In the early 1900s there were no paved roads in Guatemala thus travel was very difficult and dangerous. One either walked or rode a horse and you traveled with a gun because there were banditos.

Rosales's father, Gabriel Rosales Pelaez, had a business where this hotel is now. At this site he had storage for crops such as corn and, of course, stables and alfalfa for the horses. In addition there was room for cows, chickens and storage for carriages. Across the street at 6a Avenida Sur #7, he had a carpentry business where he made several types of horse drawn carriages, carriage wheels, furniture and caskets.

Later, Sr. Rosales's built a posada. The posada was just a covered building without walls, a simple accommodation for travelers to sleep near their livestock. Travelers were charged only for the meals they ate and for the feed for their livestock.

Many years later, the existing building was built as a hotel and run by descendants of the Rosales family. In August of 2012, the hotel was sold to a small chain of hotels in Antigua Guatemala. Over the next few months, we totally remodeled the hotel and offer it as nice hotel for the budget traveler, as it has been for almost 100 years. We decided to keep the hotel name to honor the hotels history and the descendants of the Rosales family.

Accommodation Information

Our rooms and common areas are decorated with beautiful Guatemalan furniture and textiles. They are spacious with lots of light and bright colors. All rooms come with private bath, cable TV, hot water, linens, towels, soap and window views. They all have furniture for hanging and folding clothes. All rooms have many hand carved wood furniture pieces including beds, tables and lamps. We have a large 3rd level terrace with great 360’ views of the city, mountains and volcanoes. All rooms are well lit with ceiling lights and beautiful hand carved lamps on the night stands, beside all beds. There are many places to lounge around in our beautiful garden and corridors. It is easy to keep in touch, while you are here, with our free Wi-Fi. We also offer a Travel Agency, use of a shared kitchen, laundry service, bag storage, Spanish classes, large terrace with sitting areas and a garden with a beautiful ornamental fountain. Our bi-lingual staff will help you with all your needs and give you good tourist info. For families with children, we provide pack-n-plays, high chairs, assorted baby toys and a baby friendly environment.

Location Information

Posada San Vicente is a beautiful place in the heart of Antigua Guatemala, only 2 blocks from the central park. This location keeps you close to all the important sites, but is far enough away for a peaceful rest. We offer everything that you could need during your stay in Antigua. There are many restaurants and shops within a 2 minute walk.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 3 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.