We recommend that you stay near the airport or nearby zones 9 or 10, where there are small, simple airport hotels that cost $15 – $30 per night. The luxury hotels in Zone 10 provide shuttle service to and from the airport and have drivers at the airport exit with signs.
These links provide information about travel and hotels:
General travel information for Guatemala City
Hotels near the airport (over $50)
List of hotels/hostels near the airport, many of which include airport pickup and drop-off service:
Hostal Aurora II
20 Calle “A” 9-58, Z.13, Aurora II
Tel: (502)2261-4505 or (502)5201-1493