Casa Emaús

Guest House Accommodations

We offer a variety of accommodations for students and visitors. The SEMILLA Guesthouse, Casa Emaús, can accommodate up to 70 persons with overnight housing and meal service.

Guest Services

The campus facilities include the Casa Emaús guesthouse, a lounge area with a sink, stove, and refrigerator where mid-morning breaks are held, Spanish classrooms, larger meeting rooms for lectures or events, offices for faculty, staff and administration, the kitchen and dining area, and a Spanish/English library with significant holdings in the areas of theology, anthropology, and Latin American and Anabaptist history.

Casa Emaús offers:

  • Reasonable prices for individuals or groups
  • Tranquility, security and a Christian family atmosphere
  • Comfortable rooms
  • Linens and towels (guests need to bring their own toiletries)
  • Optional meal service
  • Laundry service
  • Lounge with kitchen
  • Meeting rooms (capacity 60)
  • Roof access with view of the city
  • Garden courtyard for informal gatherings

Housing Options

Casa Emaús Apartments

There are 3 small apartments with 2 bedrooms, a private bathroom with hot water, a dining/living area, and a fully equipped kitchen.

Casa Emaús Private Rooms

Private rooms include any combination of double beds, single beds and bunk beds, and bathrooms with hot water.

Casa Emaús Group Dormitory Rooms

Dormitory rooms include any combination of double beds, single beds and bunk beds, and shared bathrooms with hot water.

Other Guest House Amenities

SEMILLA Casa Emaús Grilling Lunch, Guatemala City, Guatemala


Casa Emaús guests can opt to have meals and snacks on campus for additional fees. Our skilled kitchen staff prepares three meals a day as well as mid-day snacks during breaks.

Laundry Service

Laundry is available for guests at Casa Emaús guest house as well as for homestay students when needed. Pricing varies depending on whether clothes are dried in the electric dryer or on the clothesline.

Childcare Services

We can arrange childcare for Family Stay or Sabbatical participants. We contract with a reliable individual who will come on campus to provide care while you are working or studying on campus.