Posada San Vicente
Hotel | 6ta Ave Sur #6, Antigua, Guatemala .
3 out of 4 customers would recommend this property
Recent review (15/05/2013)
Ryan Snowdon thinks…
"Nice clean rooms, location is very close to the park yet still fairly quiet at night."Read all Posada San Vicente reviews
- Credit cards accepted
- Self-catering Facilities
- No curfew
- Currency Exchange
- Lounge area
- Internet / Wi-Fi
- 24 hour reception
- Safety deposit
- 24 hour hot showers
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Washing machines
- Wheelchair accessible
- Express check-in / out
- Late check-out
- Laundry service
- Wake-up calls
- Communal kitchen
- Internet access in public areas
- Internet café
- Outside area
- Pets allowed
- Children's play area
- Cot / crib
- Infant bed
- Airport Pickup USD 37.00
- Luggage Room USD 1.00
- Breakfast USD 5.00
Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.
Earliest check-in: 15:00
Latest Check-out: 13:00
Group of 15 or more traveling to Antigua?Contact us directly
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|Private Rooms A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.|
Single Garden View (Private bathroom)Self-catering
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Quad Garden View (Private bathroom)Self-catering
About Posada San Vicente
• 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 hotelposadasanvicente@hotmail.
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.
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.
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.