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Customer Travel Tips for Guatemala City

67% Avg. city rating Rated by 72 customers

Activities / excursions 66%

Restaurants / eating out 69%

Shopping 66%

Chilling out / relaxing 63%

Getting around / public transport 63%

Sightseeing 68%

Culture 73%

Nightlife / partying 63%

Value for money 73%

Customer Travel Tips for Guatemala City

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64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


13 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: To see other parts of the country too (Antigua, Flores, Tikal)

Liked: Rich culture

Disliked: Not so many things to do

58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
58% Avg. rating


25 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Shopping Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Dont be afraid of the City, its nice during the day

Liked: Nice parks and shopping mile

Disliked: No

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


19 May 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Don't be afraid to visit the capital of Guatemala beside Antigua.

Liked: Everthing was OK

Disliked: No

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


15 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Stay for a day if you like museums and then move on!

Liked: It has some nice museums.

Disliked: Public transpo is hard to come by particularly from the hotel and everything in the city is far from each other.

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


03 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Antigua, very close to GC but beautiful, green and erupting volcanoes.

Liked: Museum and steak salad at the Artisian Market.

Disliked: Ethonol exhaust.

40% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
40% Avg. rating


21 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Stay safe.

Liked: Not much. Historic center was cool. Zona viva wasn't as cool as I had hoped. Safer than I expected.

Disliked: Still not the safest city in the world.

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


19 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Know before you go. Make sure which zones are better to be in and which are "red zones." Most people won't bother you, just act normal.

Liked: Lots of culture, some good museums

Disliked: Getting around is difficult. Don't take every taxi you see. Walking takes a long time.

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


06 May 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway

Customer Travel Tip: Visit the zoo

Liked: The zoo

Disliked: Pollution

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


03 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Know exactly where you're going. Ask people who work in stores etc for directions rather than people on the street - they might even call up a cab driver they know.

Liked: Active, many things to see, cheap public transit

Disliked: Pollution is awful, quite hot, enormous

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


26 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: ...

Liked: only there in transit for 1 day so not really qualified

Disliked: ...

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


28 Feb 2015

Customer Travel Tip: Use day tours from PTP Maya Mundo

Liked: Food was great

Disliked: Pollution, and having ro take taxi´s to get around, buses too dangerous.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


03 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Have a good Party and leave :-)

Liked: Night life.

Disliked: Chickenbus stations are not clear.

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


19 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Museums, historic center, bicycle rides!

Liked: Friendly people, many things to see.

Disliked: traffic

51% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
51% Avg. rating


04 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Get out of the city

Liked: Not mu h at all

Disliked: Noisy

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


26 Dec 2014

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in zona 10

Liked: Didn't spend time there

Disliked: Feels unsafe

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Family Holiday Partying / nightlife Relaxation / spa Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy

Liked: Everything. Have been going there off and on my whole life

Disliked: N/a

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


04 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Stay near to the Historical district of you want culture and women..don't EVER walk alone at night!!

Liked: Friendly and helpful people

Disliked: Very hard to get around if you don't speak Spanish (which I don't!!)

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
64% Avg. rating


02 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Have a plan, ask around for help and keep your head on a swivel.

Liked: Most people were friendly, and everything you do is an adventure

Disliked: pretty dirty and not super safe

36% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
36% Avg. rating


22 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in Antigua Guatemala instead and take a shuttle to the airport.

Liked: People are front and helpful.

Disliked: Hard to get around b public transportation and not safe.

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


26 May 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Don't spend too much time here

Liked: Food was good

Disliked: Not much to do

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67% Avg. city rating Rated by 72 customers

Activities / excursions 66%

Restaurants / eating out 69%

Shopping 66%

Chilling out / relaxing 63%

Getting around / public transport 63%

Sightseeing 68%

Culture 73%

Nightlife / partying 63%

Value for money 73%

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