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Nice and cosy 1 Bedroom Apartment in Quiet Yet Central Area of Antigua

22 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Antigua Guatemala Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 1 Bedroom with double bed + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bathroom

This nice and cosy 1 bedroom apartment is located just 10 minutes walking to the Central Park of Antigua in a quiet and secure, gated, off-road location. It is just 3 blocks from the local and artisan market and there is a supermarket just 4 blocks away and small local shops just down the street.

The apartment has two stores. On the upper store it has a nice, cosy and light living room, a small and cosy kitchen and a great terrace. On the first floor you find the bedroom and a small studio with an extra sofa (which can be turned into a sofa bed) and some store room.

The apartment has all the facilities you will need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay including a fully equipped kitchen, satellite TV, DVD player and large collection of DVDs, and wi-fi internet with fast and reliable connection. There is a lovely outdoor, first floor terrace with volcano views from where to enjoy your morning coffee or afternoon tea.

The property comes with a housekeeper who will clean daily for about 2 hours on weekdays.

This home away from home is perfect for single travelers, couples, families with young children and is a wonderful base for exploring Antigua & the surrounding area, visiting the main sights of Guatemala, attending Spanish School, volunteering or whilst going through an adoption process.

Antigua is a great base from where to visit the local sights such as Lake Atitlan, Chichicastenango market, Tikal etc. You can play golf, go deep sea fishing, mountain biking, hiking, yoga or helicopter sightseeing.

You will receive a welcome pack upon arrival with lots of information on local tours and activities, restaurants and things to do in the area. You will also have an English speaking emergency contact.

Upon arrival we provide a welcome basket with essentials such as fruit, coffee, tea, milk.

We look forward to receiving you in Guatemala and to doing everything we can to make your stay the most enjoyable possible.

Keywords: quiet, central, modern, stylish, well equiped, internet, apartment, flat,

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  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 8, 2016
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About The Owner

Becky Harris was born in the UK and moved to Guatemala in 2002 after having lived and traveled in Latin America for a few years. She owns an internationally renowned tour operator which provides travel arrangements in Guatemala, Belize and Honduras. Becky started life as a mechanical engineer and then went to work for Save the Children in Colombia and Peru. After traveling through Latin America and the USA she ended up back in Guatemala where she started a travel company which is now the premier tour operator in the region. She loves to be active, dance salsa and travel the world with her daughter She is a keen photographer and you will appreciate some of her work displayed in the rental property.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2004

Why The Owner chose Guatemala

I bought this property in 2004 as my home. I recently moved back to the UK but didn’t want to sell the house as I visit regularly and like everyone here still love Antigua so started to rent it out as a vacation property.

What makes this apartment unique

The property is really close to the centre of Antigua and in walking distance to all the main sights, restaurants and night life. The house is elegantly decorated yet still extremely cozy and comfortable. The area is quiet, secure and relaxing. The house is very well equipped with all modern conveniences and you will feel at home right away. There is a housekeeper provided to do cleaning and laundry and access to English speaking assistance and travel planning services.


based on 22 traveler reviews

Nice and cosy 1 Bedroom Apartment in Quiet Yet Central Area of Antigua
average rating of 4.7727275 based on 22 reviews

cute and tranquil spot

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Becky's apartment, and it was everything we expected. The place was spotless and cozy, with fresh flowers when we arrived. All of the amenities promised were there, and we were completely set up to be independent. Waking up each day we enjoyed our coffee on the terrace and watched the birds in the garden. We had everything we needed, were super close to the center of Antigua as well as the local market and the artisan markets for shopping. Thanks Becky!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review!
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Great place to stay for Hubby and Me!

  • 5 of 5

We have been to Antigua many times and we loved this little apartment! Usually we go with our whole family, which is 5 of us, but this time it was just me and my husband and actually I was there alone for several days before he arrived. The place was very quiet and not too far from everything and I felt very safe. The apartment has everything we needed and they provided us with a lovely fruit bowl upon arrival. The housekeep did all of our dishes and laundry daily, which was a nice bonus. The water was hot and the pressure was good, which a nice bonus in Antigua. Becky, her house manager and housekeeper were all wonderful and responsive to everything. They even had a wonder book of what to do and where to go that was helpful. We would stay there again or rent the larger house if our family went there together. I already miss Antigua...

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

My wife and I stayed at Becky's apartment during a week of language school in early March; this well-furnished and comfortable apartment was a short walk from the market and no more than 20 minutes from the far side of Antigua. We loved the quiet, the views of Agua and the upper level patio where we spent every moment we could. Leonor, the housekeeper, was attentive and went out of her way to make sure that we had clothes for her to wash. Can think of only 2 negatives: the stairs without railing might be tough for someone with bad knees or hips, and a bar of soap in the shower would have been a nice touch. We would certainly consider staying in this apartment again if back in Antigua.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, safe, and clean

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was early in February. The location was great, right on the edge of town. It was very quiet and inside of a beautifully landscaped, gated courtyard. The view from the living room window was of Agua Volcano. The apartment was very well equipped with a book to inform you of the things to do locally. It had answers for all you questions. The only criticism I have is that the bedroom is downstairs and the bathroom is upstairs. Everything else eas perfect. I highly recommend a stay at Becky's apartment.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, Maine

Perfect size/convenient,safe location

  • 4 of 5

My daughter and I stayed in this apartment for two weeks in January. It is the perfect size for 2-3 people.

Leonora the housekeeper came in every weekday....the place was spotless. The security of a locked gate is great and provides peace of mind. Location is great as well. Easy walk to the central park area and even easier to the grocery store and the mercardo.

The apartment itself is set up with the main living area upstairs (w/small patio off kitchen) and the bedroom is downstairs. There is a sofa bed of sorts in a little area just off the bedroom. This is where my daughter slept. She is a little lightweight young adult and the sofa bed was very noisy (for both of us) every time she moved. She noted that it was also very hard, so after the first week, she slept upstairs on the couch and was very content with that arrangement. The bedroom itself is a nice setup and comfortable.

We love to cook most of our meals, eating out only 25% of the time. The kitchen could be better stocked with cooking utensils. It really does not lack anything, but a small full set of pots/pans/bakeware would be nice. We did request that the knives be sharpened and left them out on the counter except for two. They were extremely dull and we could not even cut a tomato. The knives were taken, but never brought back. Same story with the hand can dull that it broke. We never did get a replacement after reporting it. Also, we could not light the oven....did not know if there was supposed to be a pilot matches provided would lead you to believe that there should be a pilot light. There was a "spark" button, but that did not work. Leonora did not know and she and I ended up lighting it with a paper match..... I ended up going out to buy stick matches because they were not provided and are safer than the short paper matches.

A few kitchen stock improvements and a better sleeping sofa bed would make this a 5 star place for me.

We did enjoy our stay so much. Short of the few things mentioned above, I would stay in the apartment again. The condo in the same building (same owner) is really lovely. We have stayed there in the past.

Love Antigua and will continue to visit again and again!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hillsboro OR

Cute and safe

  • 5 of 5

I loved this little apartment!! A friend and I stayed 4 days and it was the perfect place. Neat and clean with a very nice house keeper that comes in on the weekdays. It is about a 10 minute walk to businesses and a little further to the center of town. We loved making dinner and eating out on the patio. It is a very secure area with a security gate so we felt very safe. If I ever went back to Antigua, which is a very lovely place also, this would be the first place I would want to stay again. I would highly recommend it to any of my friends and family. It was very affordable and friendly. I probably wouldn't recommend it to families with small children though because of the concrete stairs but Becky has another unit she rents out that from what I could tell was very nice also and I don't think it had any stairs. I would say better suited for a couple or as in my case a few friends on vacation together as there is a futon to use that my friend thought was comfortable.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, This is so wonderful and helpful for us. We do hope you come back one day.
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Nearest Point of Interest
Bodegona Supermarket
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Antigua Guatemala Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low season
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Shoulder season
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
High season
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
Peak season
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $50

10% discount for stays over 20 nights. 20% Discount for stays over 28 nights

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Antigua Guatemala Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing

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