The only thing better than a great value hotel is said hotel with character in a unique location. Hotel Museo Casa Santa Domingo fits that bill. Part museum, part lodging, this former sixteenth-century convent is all charm. Guest rooms (equipped with plenty of modern comforts) feature exposed brick walls, rough-hewn timber ceiling beams, handmade textiles and plenty of pieces by Guatemalan artists. Dining takes place in a picturesque stone vault, and on-site Yaxtun Spa features Mayan-inspired treatments. Activities out and about include horseback rides to coffee farms and tours to area volcanoes, while right on the property, guests can explore Museum Promenade, an exceptional collection of historic artifacts curated in partnership with the local university.