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Zona Viva

Zona 10, Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Not All That Lively

The idea behind "Zona Viva" (also known as Zone 10) in Guatemala City is that it's a lively area... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2014
David R
Albuquerque, New Mexico

They still money here, over charges on your credit card and they dont return your money they are... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2014
Maria S
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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.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Zona 10, Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Reviewed 5 October 2014

The idea behind "Zona Viva" (also known as Zone 10) in Guatemala City is that it's a lively area with lots of excitement, especially night life. But that's not really true. The "clubs" are largely empty; what little night activity exists is subdued.

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 11 September 2014

They still money here, over charges on your credit card and they dont return your money they are thieves and the owner of this place just beat up a 21 year old girl over a bill dispute. this place needs to close!!!!

9  Thank Maria S
Reviewed 9 September 2014

Not much nightlife anymore. Hard Rock Cafe closed Sunday evening. Shop was open. A couple of small bars with US sports. Lots of great restaurants and 2 shopping malls, one to be expended in the next two years. Construction going on 7 days a week!...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2014

Just saw a report on the new in Antigua that the owner beat a 21 year old young lady with his fists and a night stick over a dispute in billing! The poor girl required 5 hours of surgery to reconstruct her face! I will...More

5  Thank YllaCP
Reviewed 17 August 2014

We stayed at a hotel in the Zona Viva while visiting relatives in Guatemala a number of years ago, and we were disappointed to note a slow decline similar to the one we witnessed over a comparable number of years in the Zona Rosa of...More

1  Thank casaros
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Safe and generic but as safety gets to be a factor and convenience for non Latin travelers the place to be For sure more local places with more character elsewhere but as a business traveller the place to be frankly Use your hotel taxi and...More

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Evenings we were advised by all to not wander the streets. only travel by Taxi, van or shuttle. We did walk around a bit in the daytime and found some local convenience stores for snacks and drinks to bring back to the hotel. It is...More

1  Thank sander s
Reviewed 25 November 2013

I have lived and been entertained in the Zona viva (zone 10) for five years (2006-2011). I still live close, and pass that way often. The area has been dying slowly and no signs of life coming back soon. As a destination, I would not...More

1  Thank docloco
Reviewed 25 November 2013 via mobile

Makes you wonder if this Guatemala or any other place, Nothing representative of Country and top it all, compared to the rest of the country, very expensive even can say having a Soda Pop and Sandwich is as expensive as in NY MANHATTAN... Avoid the...More

4  Thank Nicolas d
Reviewed 20 September 2013

Zona 10 is the safest zone, lots and lots of restaurants.....and as usual in Guatemala, food is cheap and delicious.....by 8 pm everyone is out.....relatively safe in a group....ladies DO NOT GO OUT ALONE....be prepared for constant street vendor attention....just learn to say no, no,...More

2  Thank Dawn H
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Kaylie N
6 March 2015|
Response from Chipilingt | Reviewed this property |
HI this is a public area in the city. zone 10. Where you can go shoping, and restaurant hunting. there is not a fee to walk in the streets.