Three Great Hotels in Mexico for under US$150

Mexico is indeed a country for all budgets. However, when we plan a romantic getaway or a surprise for our spouse, we want to combine the luxury with the affordable prices and still know we are going to have a blast. With that in mind, we compiled a list of three great hotels which offer rooms for under US$150 and have all the facilities you need when you want to pamper yourself and your significant other.

Mesón de Capuchinas

Located in a 450 years old building, this boutique hotel in Puebla is an excellent choice for a romantic, yet affordable, getaway. All rooms have phone, cable TV and coffee maker. Special romantic packages are available and the prices range between US$450 for 3 nights for 2 persons in a junior suite and US$1750 for 6 nights for 2 persons in a junior suite. The prices are valid between Sept 2008 and June 2009 and the packages include daily breakfast, romantic dinner and other interesting activities.

Otherwise, if you don’t want to book a package, the rates range between US$135 per night in a junior suite (Jan 1 and Feb 28, 2009) and US$150 per night in a junior suite (Mar 1- Mar 31, 2009).

Bahia de la Luna

Located on Oaxaca’s Pacific coast, Bahia de la Luna is tucked between tropical vegetation and an amazing cove with turquoise waters and pristine beaches. It’s secluded enough to offer a great opportunity to escape and enjoy a romantic getaway. Everything is tranquil and eco-friendly about this location. You can go snorkeling, practice yoga at the crack of down and enjoy the fresh and natural food prepared in the restaurant.

During the high season, the prices for a one-bedroom cabana range from US$105 for one person to US$120 for two people. Prices include breakfast and taxes.

Posada Carmina Hotel

Located in a colonial house which dates from the 18th century, this small hotel offers 24 rooms, all equipped with phone and TV. Standing right near the main square, all the hotel’s rooms offer lovely views of Miguel de Allende downtown.

The rates for a single room with one double bed vary between US$99 per night for one person to US$134 per night for two people. The rates include breakfast and taxes.