Hotel Convento Santa Catalina is perfectly located in the heart of Antigua at the base one of the most famous historic monuments of Antigua Guatemala, the Arch. The Hotel was an old convent build in the early 1600s, whose legacy is visible thought the Hotel.
The rooms are of colonial design & architecture yet offer all of the comforts of modern times. The restaurant offers a fine assortment of local & international foods, making your stay in Antigua Guatemala a delightful experience.
Our restaurant, Restaurante del Arco, was founded in 2005. It is named after the main icon of our beautiful city of Antigua, “El Arco” or “The Arch”. It is located in the entrance and main hall of the hotel and sprawls through one corridor and the central garden area. We offer a delicious and varied menu of international cuisine, Guatemala typical dishes and American dishes. This guarantees you a memorable dining experience inside a 400 year old historical convent and excellent service.
Every Friday and Saturday the restaurant features live music from 7pm to 10pm. The music is not loud and does not disturb the hotel rooms. We also have a Marimba Band on Sunday from 1pm to 4pm. Marimba is traditional Guatemalan music. It is pleasant to listen to while enjoying a good meal and taking in the historical scenery.