I was in Antigua for three weeks, teaching a course. The apartment was perfect for me. It has a full kitchen, two large bedrooms with large built-in wardrobes, and a very nice bathroom with large shower. There is also an outside seating area with table and chairs and hammocks that looks onto the central courtyard. This is the only apartment in the property that is one story. Because of that, there are cathedral ceilings in every room.
The owners live on-site and are available to help with anything, including with meals (though I did not take advantage of that). The apartment was cleaned regularly. The owners and the staff were very friendly, though not intrusive. If it is a concern, one of the owners is fluent in English.
The property is not in the center of the city, but located in a residential neighborhood. The tourist center (El Arco, La Merced) is about 15 minutes by foot, though it is much quicker by inexpensive tuk-tuk. However, the property is only about five minutes from the market, and the businesses, restaurants, and grocery stores that surround it. The area is convenient and safe and the neighbors are friendly.
I have nothing negative to say about the property or my experience. Some of the furniture is a little dated, but primarily in the living areas; the bed was great. Because it is in a residential neighborhood, you do get residential noise, but you don't get tourist noise. So, that's a win, I think.
For a long-term stay, this was great, as I could leave the tourist center—where my students were staying—and have a quieter and more authentic experience.
If I am back in Antigua, I will look to book here again.
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