There are a number of good-value, moderately priced hotels throughout Guatemala charging somewhere in the vicinity of $25–50 per night. Spending $50–100 a night in Guatemala gets you a very nice spread indeed. Despite its newfound popularity, you can still get some very good travel deals in Guatemala. You’ll certainly get more bang for your buck than in Belize or Costa Rica, but it’s anyone’s guess as to how much longer this will last. In the $25–50 range, you’ll be surprised at what you’ll find. Many rooms in this category come with private bathroom and almost all moderately priced rooms have cable TV (with channels in English), so you can catch up on the news back home or keep up with your favorite sports team while on the road. Decent mattresses and air-conditioning are also available in some of the better-value accommodations in this category.
Spending $50–100 on a hotel room in Guatemala City  will land you in the chic Zona Viva district very close to the airport and near the best restaurants and nightlife venues. In Antigua , you can book a decent boutique property or even stay in a resort. Ditto for the coasts, Petén , and Lake Atitlán.