IEEE Latin-American Conference on Communications
08-10 November 2017 – Guatemala City, Guatemala

Hotel and Travel


Venue and hotel

The Conference will be held at the Convention Center at The Westin Camino Real, Guatemala City, located within the hotel area in Guatemala city.

The Convention Center has 2 hotels at each side, The Westin Camino Real and the Hotel Biltmore.

Special Hotel Rates:

  • The Westin Camino Real (5 star hotel)
    • Deluxe Single USD $115.00 + 22% tax.
    • Deluxe Double USD $130.00 + 22% tax.
    • Executive Floor USD $155.00 + 22% tax.
  • Hotel Biltmore (4 start hotel)
    • Standard Single USD $60.00 + 22% tax.
    • Standard Double USD $70.00 + 22% tax.
  • All prices in US Dollars.
  • Stays on both hotels include breakfast buffet.


Instructions for booking:


  • Download the Hotel Booking Form  HERE.
  • Fill with your information, choosing which hotel Biltmore or Westin, type of room, etc. and save.
  • Send your filled form to The Westin (both emails), Lleimy de León and
  • Add in the email Subject field the  “IEEE LATINCOM 2017”.
  • Expect a confirmation e-mail from them.
  • ONLY SEND YOUR FORM TO THE E-MAILS ABOVE, not to anyone else.
  • Room Reservations can be made up to October 31st.


Further inquiries can be sent to the Conference Chair Marco To –>

Location Google Maps

Parking for local attendees

Parking @ Universidad Galileo: Parking Available at UFM parking lot. Special rate for the whole day is Q.40.00. Instructions on how to pay will be given at the Opening.

Parking @ The Westin Camino Real: Parking available in the Convention Center or Biltmore Hotel parking lots. Special rate for the whole day is Q.35.00. Stickers will be given for attendees at the registration tables.


Q. = Guatemalan Quetzal. Exchange rate  USD $ 1.00 = Aprox. Q.7.50

Workshops and Tutorials

The workshops and tutorials will be held at Universidad Galileo.

Galileo University

Location Google Maps


Guatemala International Airport “La Aurora” – code: GUA

Recommended hotels are 5 to 10 mins from the airport. Some hotels will provide transportation airport-hotel-airport.

Location Google Maps


Please check if you need visa for entry to Guatemala  here.

Countries from Latin America needing visa for entry are: Bolivia and Ecuador.

Touristic places in Guatemala

Guatemala has very diverse locations and touristic places to visit. The three most visited places are La Antigua Guatemala, Lake Atitlan (Panajachel) and Tikal (Petén). Visit the following link for more information:

360 view of touristic locations to visit.

Depending on the hotel you choose to stay, tours can be coordinated by their local tourist office.



Guatemala City has various methods of transportation (public and private). We recommend using only taxis coordinated by the hotel or by a representative from local IEEE LATINCOM staff. Also, Uber service is available in the city.