Hotel Clarion Copan Ruinas is just 3 minutes from the Archeological Park and the town of Copan. Situated on a hill and surrounded by mountains, the hotel offers attractive panoramic views. And the tobacco plantations next door can be appreciated in all their splendor. Travelers can enjoy both local and international cuisine. Their main restaurant is open from 6 AM to 10 PM. This hotel is also a great option for international conventions, social events and working sessions. Meeting rooms which seat up to 120 persons are available and the parking area can handle large buses and up to 50 cars.
The Hotel Copan Ruinas features 80 beautifully appointed, air-conditioned rooms, all of them equipped and furnished according to the requirements of a modern international first class hotel.
The Copan Archaeological Park and site Las Sepulturas, Archaelogical Park El Puente, Mayan Sculpture Museum, Archaelogical Museum, Colonial town of Copan Ruins can be visited from the hotel. Day tours to the colonial towns of Santa Rosa de Copan and Gracias, Lempira, can also be arranged.
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Children and extra beds
- Air Condition
- Airport Shuttle Service
- Currency exchange
- Ironing Facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Swimming Pool
- WiFi Internet
Copan is located in the western part of Honduras, about 10 miles (16km) from the border with Guatemala. Copan – known as Xukpi to the Maya – was the dominant Mayan city in the south of their territory. Its rich stone sculptures and intricate hieroglyphs make Copan a feature attraction along “La Ruta Maya”.
The Copan Ruins were discovered by Diego Garcia de Palacio in 1570! Yet excavation only started in the 19th century. This site is one of the most cities of the Mayan civilization and was put under UNESCO protection in 1980. The citadel and imposing public squares reveal the three main stages of development before the city was abandoned in the early 10th century. The Hieroglyphic Stairway includes the longest single glyphic text found at any Maya site. When it was discovered, the blocks were found tumbled down on the ground in disarray. Archaeologists struggled to assemble the blocks in their correct positions. It now appears that the stairway commemorates Copan Rulers 1 through 15 and was built by Smoke Shell. Among other things, it records the death of 18 Rabbit.
During the reign of its most illustrious king, Waxak Lahun Ubah K’awil (also known as “18 Rabbit”), the royal sculptors of Copan displayed their innovative talents in many stelae that 18 Rabbit commissioned, as illustrated here with Stelae A. Erected in A.D. 731, 18 Rabbit depicts himself as Chak.