This Spanish-style, 16th-century mansion has been beautifully restored and transformed into a luxury boutique hotel, combining colonial charm with modern comforts. Hotel Palacio de Dona Leonor is the grand former residence of Dona Leonor, daughter of the Spanish conqueror, Don Pedro de Alvarado. Hotel Palacio de Dona Leonor is located in the heart of the colonial city of Antigua in the central highlands of Guatemala. It is 45 minutes from La Aurora International Airport.
Offering impeccable service and warm hospitality, this elegant and charming hotel will appeal to couples and families seeking a peaceful and intimate escape. Children are welcome, but due to the historic nature and grown up feel of the hotel, it is more suited to families with older children. Under-12s must be supervised.
Hotel Palacio de Dona Leonor provides 13 lavishly appointed rooms named in honour of a key figure in the conquest of Guatemala. Each room features a four-poster beds, colonial furnishings and antiques, chandeliers, hand painted ceilings and a magnificent fireplace, as well as a private balcony or terrace overlooking the courtyard or the city. For those wishing to splash out, the Dona Leonor Suite is magnificent.
Dine in style at the hotel’s restaurant, Palacio, which serves up mouthwatering contemporary international cuisine in an elegant setting or sip a cocktail in the Tea Room.
The hotel is superbly located for exploring the historic sights and attractions of Antigua Guatemala and is steps from the Cathedral, the Palacio and the Palace of the Captain’s General. After a busy day, go for a relaxing stroll through the gardens or take a dip in the Jacuzzi.
Palacio de Dona Leonor Information
- Location: 45 minutes from La Aurora International Airport
- Accommodation: 13 rooms
- Activities: Sightseeing, garden strolls, spa treatments
- Facilities: Restaurant, Tea Room, Spa, Jacuzzi, Pool
- Weather: The best months to travel are between December and April
- Children: Welcome
Price Guide: From USD 140 per night for a standard room