Zona Viva
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A swinging nightlife kicks in when the sun goes down in this cosmopolitan part of town, which by day is filled with business crowds.
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Luv2TravelFarNWide
Atenas, Costa Rica1,378 contributions
Mar 2023
Only 10 minutes from the airport, this upscale part of the city offers a variety of "better" hotels, restaurants, shopping, clubs, casino, etc. Always felt safe walking around (although we were never out late night).

Biggest problem is if you're doing tours out of the city, you will be spending at least an hour or more getting out of the city and another hour or more getting back into the city after the tour. And this was true 6 days a week!
Written 11 March 2023
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Obed M
2 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
Avia and Oakland Mall are amazing . Have to visit this city , Guatemala city is becoming a world known place
Written 9 August 2022
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jacobom762
Toronto, Canada56 contributions
Jan 2020
It is a mixed occupancy area, many hotels, a great variety of restaurants for all tastes, office space, apartment buildings, condominiums, boutiques, drug stores ( pharmacies )
stores, etc.
There is a Coffe shop/restaurant chain calles SAN MARTIN, affordable prices, there is also a McDonalds across the street from this place, and many hotels.
Not to be missed are two Greek Restaurants, DEL GRIEGO and the other MYKONOS, large menus to satisfy any apetite. For Hotels you have the Radisson, The Westin, Holiday Inn, Hyatt, Courtyard by Marriott, etc
Written 9 February 2020
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LUCILA T
New Orleans, LA175 contributions
Oct 2019
i stayed in this area and it was great. lots of businesses and restaurants, and very safe to walk. i loved it.
Written 6 October 2019
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Heguang Z
1,365 contributions
Sept 2019 • Couples
This is the zone with most expensive restaurants and hotels in Guatemala City. Safe to walk around. Westin Hotel and InterContinental Hotel are all located there. Probably the most expensive part of the city.
Written 6 September 2019
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mariposas_viajeras
New York City, NY81 contributions
May 2019 • Couples
The Zona Viva is a historical route in Guatemala city worth of your time and visit. It has few places that are part of the humanity landmarks which are full of history.
Written 23 July 2019
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Mel
Mexico City, Mexico49 contributions
Jun 2019 • Solo
This zone comes to life at night. Bands, breweries, restaurants,fast food joints, high end hotels are all here. If you are in Guatamala city for a few nights and you do not speak Spanish you can survive here.
This is one of the much safer areas in Guatamala city. I walk around here after 9pm no problem.
Written 23 June 2019
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Wiebke H
24 contributions
Jun 2018 • Family
"Viva" which already says it all! You can't walk around as nicely as in Zona 4, but there are still many nice bars around there.
Written 22 September 2018
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Ivan G
43 contributions
Sept 2018 • Solo
It's all lit up from the major hotels and central american sky scrapers. So many bars and restaurants, both inside the various hotels and outside on the streets to enjoy. You cant go wrong with the nightlife there.
Written 4 September 2018
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JorgeWyld
Guatemala City, Guatemala16 contributions
Aug 2018 • Couples
You can walk to many restaurants close to the best hotels in the city. We like to go for a cup of wine and then to our favorite restaurants for a nice meal, all within walking distance.
Written 25 August 2018
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