Hotel Meson Panza Verde , Guatemala

Hotel Meson Panza Verde was established in 1986 as the first European style luxury boutique hotel and restaurant in Antigua.

Ideally located at the quiet end of famous Fifth Avenue. It is a pleasant five minute walk from Antigua's main Plaza and Cathedral down cobble stone streets past wonderful ruins and delightful shops.

People often ask about the hotel's name. Panza Verde (green belly) is what generations of Antigüeños have called themselves. No one is quite certain of the true story, but it is said the people who remained here after the Capital was moved to Guatemala City were so poor they had to subsist on avocados. Being a Panza Verde is mentioned with great pride.

Hotel Meson Panza Verde - Antigua, Guatemala

Mesón Panza Verde is well known for its fine cuisine and romantic ambiance. Dine in the elegant Main Sala with vaulted ceiling, amid fine wines and original paintings.

Its reputation for "International Cuisine with a Twist" has made it a favorite for Guatemalans and international travelers alike.

Meson Panza Verde

If you prefer, you can choose to be served on the corridor surrounding the main garden, on the terrace in romantic candle filled setting for two in the Cupula or in La Cueva, where live music is performed on certain nights of the week.

The menu of classic dishes from around the world is carefully chosen and supervised by the cooking team, led by Head Chef Noé Sicán and Sous-Chefs Allan Ruiz and Jorge Tacs.


Meson Panza Verde can set up tours around Antigua or any activity of your liking.

Meson Panza Verde Rooms:

Meson Panza Verde Rooms

Double Room 1

This room is small and cozy enjoying a queen size bed, wrought iron headboard, chandelier, writing desk, corner gas fireplace and a private European style bath.

Meson Panza Verde Rooms

Double Room 2

Located off the corridor of the restaurant. It has two twin size beds, wrought iron headboards, a chandelier, writing desk, corner gas fireplace and European style bath.

Meson Panza Verde Rooms

Junior Suite 4

On the ground level. This room has a living room with a Colonial style desk, armoire and comfortable sofa in front of a large fireplace. French doors open to a large private patio with a fountain surrounded by a variety of orchids,

Meson Panza Verde Rooms

Master Suite 5

This suite enjoys a separate sitting room, with French doors leading to a private terrace containing a hand woven hammock, table and chairs. The room has a large fireplace and an antique corner writing desk with the views to the eastern mountains.

Meson Panza Verde Rooms

Grand Suite

Originally designed as the owner´s apartment, it is the largest of all the suites at the hotel. With unusual floor to ceiling glass and wrought iron windows, this suite has excellent views of Volcan Agua, which on most days changes color from dark green in the morning to nearly purple at dusk.


Meson Panza Verde

Travel Tips
Try to pick up at least a few basic greetings, directional questions, and common curiosities in the native language(s) before you leave for your trip.
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