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Historical Hotels in Mexico

Mexico has an extensive colonial past which gives the cities a specific charm. If you like to immerse yourself in history, you can stay in one of the historical hotels. And you shouldn’t worry about finding such a place either. Here is a list comprising five of the most beautiful historical hotels in Mexico.

Hacienda de los Santos

After a 15 years renovation, this luxury hotel comprises three colonial buildings linked by walkways. The resort is located right in the center of Alamos. All rooms are uniquely decorated.

Special packages are available including a special package for lovers called Fiesta de Amor. It costs US$1,695 per couple and includes 3 night accommodation, fruit basket upon arrival, welcome champagne, romantic dinner, two spa treatment, breakfast and dinner daily, guided village tour as well as all taxes.

Hacienda San Gabriel de las Palmas

This luxury hotel is located inside a 16th century building which was originally a Franciscan monastery. Then it was a sugar plantation and mill. It also played an important part during the revolution. Fully restored, the building houses a hotel, located at 35 min from Cuernavaca and 45 min from Taxco. Each of the 19 suites is decorated in a lavish way.

Special packages are available. The special package costs 6,646.00 Mexican peso and includes 2 nights accommodation, 2 breakfasts, 1 spa treatment per person, 1 wine bottle and 1 horseback ride per person.

La Quinta Luna

The hotel is located in the oldest living city in Continental America, Cholula, at the outskirts of Puebla. The building was founded in the 17th century and completely restored in late 1990s. All rooms are unique and luxury decorated. All offer TV, DVD, internet, minibar and phone.

The year-round rates vary between US$160 per night for the standard room, US$190 per night for the Jr. Suite , US$230 per night for the master suite and US$300 per night for the presidential suite. Rates include breakfast for two but don’t include taxes.

Camino Real Oaxaca

The hotel is located in the former convent of Santa Catalina, built in 1576 in Spanish Baroque architecture. The building is fully restored and houses 91 rooms on two floors. All the rooms are decorated in colonial style, with AC and all other modern facilities you might expect. Within the property you can also find a restaurant, a bar and a swimming pool.

Make sure to book your room well in advance as they hotel is very popular and books up very fast. During the high season, the rates are US$257.00 per night for the Deluxe Room Interior during the weekdays and US$315.00 per night for the same room during the weekends.

Hacienda Temozon Sur

This super hacienda is located in the peninsula of the Yucatan, at only 35 min from the Merida airport. The 28 rooms and suites are located in a 16th century building which is surrounded by beautiful gardens. The 5-star hotel is located close to archeological sites so it can be an excellent base for your explorations. It can also be a perfect place to spend your honeymoon or wedding anniversary.

During the high season, the honeymoon package costs US$1,948. It includes 3 nights in a Jr. Suite, fruit plate, wine upon arrival, daily breakfast, 1 romantic dinner, 1 massage per person, welcoming drink and all taxes.