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Antigua Hotels - Encantada vs Casa Florencia

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Antigua Hotels - Encantada vs Casa Florencia


I am looking to spend 4 nights in Antigua - I need to decide where to stay, either at Casa Encantada which has excellent reviews - the room is however a small room for $66 per night but the grounds and the rest of the hotel seem excellent. Or there is Casa Florencia which has good reviews too for $45 per night. Has anyone been to both and can make a recommendation? I need to confirm very soon!

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1. Re: Antigua Hotels - Encantada vs Casa Florencia

Casa Encantada is a very pretty and well-run property, but the smallest and least costly room has minimal ventilation and is not especially attractive. Suggest you check to be sure that you are not getting that one. The other rooms are fine, and they usaully cost a lot more.

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2. Re: Antigua Hotels - Encantada vs Casa Florencia

I stayed briefly at Casa Florencia and found it fine but nothing special. Those pics on the reviews that show the long corridors and long balcony are showing the entire grounds of the hotel. There is one small seating area where they serve breakfast on the weekends, but it's in the dark shadows of the first floor. The front dest staff is really very nice there, but for ambiance and comfort over several days, I'd say no. No bar, no terrace, small plain bathrooms, no gardens.

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3. Re: Antigua Hotels - Encantada vs Casa Florencia

My daughter and I stayed in one of the basic rooms in Casa Encantada. We thought it was lovely. The hotel is quiet, the staff is wonderful, and the breakfast is fabulous! We even had one of the rooms that looks out on the street, and didn't mind at all. The traffic noise is there during the day, but we were out of the room mostly during the daytime. It was very quiet and comfortable at night. Very nice location.

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