Whether you're looking for a budget room in which to plop down your backpack or a top-notch luxury inn in which to kick up your feet, your choices are endless. The high-end boutique hotels here are unmatched in any other area of Guatemala or anywhere else in Central America, for that matter. I've picked the best I can find in each price range and category, but note that new hotels are opening all the time.

Very Expensive -- There's a glut of outstanding options in this price range in Antigua. If the following are all full or don't suit your tastes, you might also try the new El Convento (tel. 502/7720-7272; www.elconventoantigua.com) or the boutique Cissus Hotel (tel. 502/7832-7938; www.cissushotel.com).

Expensive -- In addition to the hotels listed, Casa Concepcion (tel. 502/7832-0360; www.hotelcasaconcepcion.com) is a pretty well-run boutique bed-and-breakfast run by the folks at Antigua Tours.


Moderate -- In addition to the places listed, Casa Ovalle (tel. 502/7832-3031; www.hotelcasaovalle.com) is another excellent, intimate bed-and-breakfast housed in a converted home.

Inexpensive -- Backpackers and real budget hounds might want to look into Kafka (tel. 502/5270-6865; kafkaantigua@gmail.com), the Black Cat Hostel (tel. 502/7832-1229; www.blackcathostels.net), or Jungle Party Hostel (tel. 502/7832-0463; www.junglepartyhostal.com).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.