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47 reviews
Garage and Patio
Newly Painted
Newly Painted Hallway
Looking up to Kitchen's Cupula
Hallway
Entrance to Master Bedroom
Bathtub. This was built May 2012
2nd bedroom
3rd Bedroom
One of the bathrooms
Patio
Stairs to Terrace
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Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Antigua, Sacatepequez Department

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marcofC52...
Miami, Florida
1 review
“Nice home , great location and and owner that cares .”
Reviewed 9 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

We just came back from Holly Week in Antigua (3/29/2015 to 4/05/2015). We rented this property for a week and I am glad I did. My group consisted of two senior couples and my wife and I . The house location is at walking distance from many of the historical places on a quiet wide street away from the noisy restaurants and bars . There is plenty of little stores and restaurants at walking distance . The house is comfortable , clean and with everything you need for a long or short stay .The whole process of renting this property was easy with Carlos and he really cares and wants to make sure you are 100% satisfied with the property .

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Liked best: Location , on quiet street at walking distance of historical sites.
Liked least: There nothing that i didnt like
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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Management Response
5 May 2015
Hi Marco, it was a pleasure to meet you and your family. I'm glad you had a good time in the house and in Antigua. Holy Week is special time of the year in Antigua. All the religious activities make a very special place. Thanks for taking care of our house. I really appreciate it. Please know that you are welcome to come back anytime. Sincerely, Carlos
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bsk2015
San Francisco, California
1 review
“Great host, great house, great location”
Reviewed 24 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We couldn't have been happier with our host, Carlos Santacruz; the house; or the Antigua location. The house is located on a street within walking distance of all historical sites and restaurants in Antigua, as well as within walking distance of the major indoor and outdoor markets. In addition to the indoor areas of the house, we took full advantage of the rooftop terrace and garden area. We liked that the property was Guatemalan-owned, traditional in style but with modern amenities, and not in a gated community. Carlos was accessible at all times; arranged transportation for various family members who arrived at different times, and even drove my husband to and from the airport himself; provided a wonderful breakfast/tea bread for our consumption; and loaned me a cell phone for the duration of my stay in Antigua (which was longer than the period of the house rental), which was definitely way beyond anything that was required or expected.

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Liked best: Our host, the kitchen, the roof terrace, the location
Liked least: No negative comments
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
25 Mar 2015
Hi Karen, it was a pleasure to meet you and your family. I'm glad I could be of service. I hope you can come back again. Thanks for taking care of the house. Best wishes to you and your family. Remember you have friends in Guatemala. Sincerely, Carlos
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klr1213
Orlando, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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“Exactly what we wanted”
Reviewed 24 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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Carlos was a great host and made sure we had everything we needed. The property was clean and in good condition, exactly as advertised. We had fresh water, soap and shampoo/conditioner in the bathrooms and a fantastic rooftop where we could look at the stars. The location is perfectly located on a quiet street within walking distance of hustle and bustle of the city.

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Liked best: Courtyard
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
25 Mar 2015
I'm really glad the house met your expectation. Thanks for taking care of it. Please know that you are welcome anytime. I hope you can come back again. Sincerely, Carlos
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Ed V
1 review
“The house was great, but what impressed us most was our host, Carlos Santacruz.”
Reviewed 30 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015

Our host, Carlos Santacruz, was fantastic. He helped us with our transportation needs and came by to make sure everything was all right. He personally went to the airport to get our granddaughter who came in separately and arrived before us when our flight was delayed. The house was great! It was very comfortable. The garden was very pretty. It has all the amenities we needed. The location was great. It was within walking distance of everything we wanted to see. We will rent it again when we return to Guatemala.

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Liked best: The host
Liked least: We had no negative experiences.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
31 Jan 2015
Hi Ed, thank you for your kind comments. I'm glad you enjoyed the house and I'm grateful for taking good care of it. It was a pleasure meeting you. Please know you are welcome anytime in Guatemala and particularly in Antigua. Thank you for your help and work with what you and your family do in Guatemala. I really appreciate it and wish you the best in the future. Sincerely, Carlos
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Linda S
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
1 review
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“Traveling Alone”
Reviewed 24 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015
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person found this review helpful

As I was Traveling Alone I did not need this big of the rental, but since Carlos' house was not rented for the week he made me a deal. Additionally, when I arrived in Antigua I was sick. When he realized that I did not feel like going to town for food or money, he offered to do both. He also checked on me a couple of times during the week to see how I was doing and if I needed anything else and made it clear that I could call him if I needed anything else.

Needless to say, it was a Godsend to have a safe, comfortable, clean place to stay during this time. He also gave me suggestions on where to connect for additional day trips

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Liked best: Carlos' attentiveness, location.
Liked least: Cant think of a thing that I did not like.
Travelling group: Solo
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
25 Jan 2015
Hi Linda, Thanks for sharing about your trip and your travel experience in Antigua. I'm glad you were able to shake your cold. Thanks for the positive comments about the house and myself. I really appreciate it. Please know that you are welcome to come back anytime and you have friends in Guatemala. Thanks for your contribution to help the people of Guatemala during your mission. You'll find that as they say 'what goes around, comes around' Sincerely, Carlos
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Aixaq
2 reviews
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“Charming right location in Antigua”
Reviewed 5 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014

I was very impressed with the location, and the overall feel of the home. Our family of 6 stayed at the house for 2 weeks during Christmas and New Year. The Owner Carlos and his wife Nancy left us a delicious Guatemalan bread as a welcome gift which we had the next morning of our arrival with some coffee. The house was completly equiped with everything we needed (internet/wifi, washer and dryer, parking for our rental car, hair dryer, iron and ironjng board, microwave, and even a cleaning crew service that came in once a week to wash linens and towels). We felt right at home within walking distance to La Merced and must of Antigua's main attractions. We enjoyed Antigua Guatemala and this beautiful house during our holiday vacation. Carlis even provided a tree stand for our Christmas tree we pyrchased at the local market a few blocks away. We are definitely coming back and staying in the house hopefully during Easter in the near future. Thank you Carlos and Nancy for making us feel right at home in your home.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
7 Jan 2015
Hi Karina, thanks for your comments, I really appreciate them. It was a pleasure to meet you and your family. Thanks for taking care of my house. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay in the house and in Antigua. Please know that you are welcome anytime. I hope you and your family are able to come back again. Happy New Year! Sincerely, Carlos
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Wificordo...
Guatemala
1 review
“Awesome house and weekend!”
Reviewed 3 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

The house is really beautiful and has everything you need for a pleasant stay. Carlos was really receptive while coordinating the whole stay.

The rooms were really nice and the house was clean. The kitchen was fully equipped.

I'd rent the house any day any time again!

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Liked best: Everything
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
7 Jan 2015
Thanks for your comments. I'm glad you had a good time in Antigua and enjoyed the house. Thanks again and best regards, Carlos
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