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La Casa del Algodon

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Wonderful Artisan Textiles

A friend recommended La Casa del Algodon, and we visited the shop on our last day in Antigua. This... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Susan P
Great selection of Artisan produced textiles

We had the pleasure of visiting this shop on a recent trip to Antigua. The quality of the fabrics... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
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Do you want to know the meaning of Mayan textile symbols? Textiles are a peculiar language, symbols and signs that have crossed the ages and times. Some ancient symbols are impregnated with other "layers" of cosmological significance. Such is the...more
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4a Calle Oriente Casa 44, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

A friend recommended La Casa del Algodon, and we visited the shop on our last day in Antigua. This lovely boutique is light and airy with high-quality textiles (wearable fashions and home decor) arranged beautifully. The shop-keepers were friendly and attentive. If you're looking for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Susan P
Jacqueline R, Gerente at La Casa del Algodon, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Dear customer, thank you very much for your opinion. At Casa del Algodón we are excited to receive this kind of opinions. We are always working to provide our customers a unique and quality service, showing them the beauty and history behind each handmade piece....More

Reviewed 12 April 2018

We had the pleasure of visiting this shop on a recent trip to Antigua. The quality of the fabrics carried was top notch. The staff were very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about their products. It provided a great opportunity to learn and to acquire a piece...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Jacqueline R, Gerente at La Casa del Algodon, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Dear customer, thank you very much for your opinion. At Casa del Algodón we are excited to receive this kind of opinions. We are always working to provide our customers a unique and quality service, showing them the beauty and history behind each handmade piece....More

Reviewed 23 March 2018

This boutique store is an excellent addition to high-end textile shopping in Antigua. While both El Telar and Colibri focus on home decor, La Casa del Algodon also has wearable fashions in soft, muted shades that would be a stunning addition to anybody's wardrobe. While...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

This boutique textile store is tucked a little away from Antigua’s Central Park - but is well worth the walk. Beautiful locally sourced fabrics (think pillow cases, cloth napkins, and other similar wares). Great designs and attention to detail. The service was fantastic as well...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Luke P
Federico Prat P, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Casa del Algodon, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you very much for your opinion Luke, we love receiving clients like you and yes it is true that we are a bit far from the Central Park but in exchange you can enjoy the view of one of the most beautiful ruins of...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

The quality of work showcased at La Casa del Algodon is unlike anything you'll see in the markets. If you're interested in purchasing high quality textiles as a souvenir (and from a socially responsible entity), then this is the best place to shop. It's a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Federico Prat P, Gerente at La Casa del Algodon, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thank you very much for your post and friendly words about our shop. Your comment encourages us to follow on this way choosing highest quality textiles in Guatemala and explaining to our visitors the original meaning of Mayan textile designs. Customer experience is very important...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017

If your budget can stand it and you love high quality textiles - this is a good place to start. I found her colour sense to be spot on for North American tastes. Not a big store but quite a few neutrals to choose from...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Federico Prat P, Propietario at La Casa del Algodon, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Dear client: Thank you for your review and friendly words that encourage us to follow showing finest textiles in Guatemala from traditional and modern designers. As you mentioned our dream is to show finest home decor handmade textiles to decorate Occidental homes with a touch...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

La Casa del Algodon was my favorite store in the shopping Mecca of Antigua, Guatemala. Gorgeous, unique and high quality textiles, with excellent and friendly service from Yuliana and Selvin. Gracias!More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Chuli
Federico Prat P, Gerente at La Casa del Algodon, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

Hi Chuli : Thank you very much for your lovely review in Tryp Advisor. We´re very proud of our handmade textiles and their Mayan original stories included in their symbology. We´ll be happy to show you more about the meaning of Mayan symbols included in...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

This shop is a bit out of the way but it is worth the Tuk-Tuk ride from Antigua center to visit. If you are thinking of buying any Guatemala hand wovens while visiting Antigua, I urge you to visit La Casa del Algodon. Once you...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

This is a real MUST if you are looking for Guatemalan cotton, don't waste your time anywhere else. La casa del Algodon is the only place that supports local communities and develops the best quality in town. Jacqueline (the owner) has an exquisite taste. You...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank MercedesBlanco
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

In the way out of Antigua we visited this nice store in which we found not only nice cotton linens but also a very good explanation of the use of cotton in Guatemala If you are a person that love art and history will love...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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8 April 2017|
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Response from Federico Prat P | Property representative |
Hi realtravelscibe : Thanks a lot for your question and hope you enjoyed visiting our store. We are a married couple who fell in love with Guatemalan textiles and decided to open a cultural textile shop in La Antigua. Hope... More
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