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Casa Popenoe

6ta. Calle Oriente, No. 16 La Antigua Guatemala, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 3002 3467
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traveling into the past

The most authentically Guatemalan Colonial operating house in Antigua Guatemala. The herb garden is... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
JorgeWyld
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
Fascinating

Such a beautifully restored place, with so much fascinating history presented by a guide who knows... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
peripateticjim
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Fairhope, Alabama
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Casa Popenoe appeals to the inquiring mind. It prompts us to ask questions about ideas, about passion, about commitment; about history, art, science, beauty, austerity, proportion. What role does each play in human development? In the development of civilization?
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  • Average4%
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  • Terrible2%
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6ta. Calle Oriente, No. 16 La Antigua Guatemala, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

The most authentically Guatemalan Colonial operating house in Antigua Guatemala. The herb garden is beautiful.

Thank JorgeWyld
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lalolem17, General Manager at Casa Popenoe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

We are glad you liked it! thank you for the review.

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Such a beautifully restored place, with so much fascinating history presented by a guide who knows the history and radiates her devotion to the project that has preserved it. It's definitely on my list of hidden gems...

Thank peripateticjim
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lalolem17, Gerente at Casa Popenoe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you very much for your Review, we are pleased that you recomend us. We always want to give our best here. Loren

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Casa Popenoe is a lovingly restored home in downtown Antigua. We had a wonderful tour from Oliver Stephens who gave us so much great information about the history of the area and the family that worked so many years to bring the home back to...More

Thank missglasses
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lalolem17, Manager at Casa Popenoe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for your Review, we always expect to do our best and when our costumers are happy, we are happy too! We are happy you made it on time for the tour!

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I stumbled upon this visit looking at things to do in Antigua and was lucky enough to get my reservation from the next day approved. I had the chance to make the visit with a family from the capital, which was a treat by itself....More

Thank guaso2000
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lalolem17, Gerente at Casa Popenoe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you for your review, we are always happy when our visitors like the tour and the house. Loren

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We found our tour of Casa Popenoe one of the most pleasant surprises of our time in Antiqua. we thoroughly enjoyed our tour.

Thank RPCVPanama
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lalolem17, Manager at Casa Popenoe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you for this great review. We are always trying our best to make this tour a special one.

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

This was one of my two highlights of Antigua in a nine day stay. The curator and guides are superb, interesting and very knowledgeable.mthe home is a magnificent dwelling with beautiful antiques and interesting antiques throughout. This visit will enhance your understanding of the artistic...More

Thank Joan K
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lalolem17, Manager at Casa Popenoe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you! We are glad you liked the house, our goal is to give the best to our visitors.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

This house is not well publicized in the local tourist guides and we came across it by just randomly walking down the street. From the outside, you have no idea what is behind the walls of this compound. The tour guide was extraordinary and provided...More

1  Thank chicago90Phoenix
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lalolem17, Manager at Casa Popenoe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

We are happy that you were able to make it! Thank you for the review.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

It is worth to stop by and visit the house's rooms,kitchen,roof top. It was cool to listen about the family who lived there, you had feeling you better understood how people lived back then.

2  Thank Mishka B
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lalolem17, Manager at Casa Popenoe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you for the review, you are always welcome to this house!

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

This is one of the old homes in Antigua now open to the public, so everybody can see how families lived in Antigua centuries ago.

1  Thank Maria Olga T
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lalolem17, Manager at Casa Popenoe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you for the review.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

What is more fun than snooping in someone's house?? Dr. Popenoe was a US agronomist, who worked for the dreaded United Fruit improving Alvacado yields. His three wives took various roles in furnishing the house with 16th century portraits, ceramics and renovating the gardens. There...More

2  Thank didreyfus
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lalolem17, Manager at Casa Popenoe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you for your review, we always love when our visitors leave the house satisfied with it and with us.

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Bob G
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Hello, we charge 1o dollars or 80 quetzales per person and the tour is about 1.5 hours.
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