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Preserved history of Mexico: long-standing and ancient hotels

In such a culturally enriched country as Mexico, there are a lot of historic buildings, some of which presently house hotels. Some hotels in the country are national treasures. They are interesting for their amazing history and original design. Renovated old buildings are doubly attractive due to the combination of antiques and modern amenities. Quinta Real Oaxaca was built as a monastery in the 16th century. Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico with Art Nouveau architecture dates back to the very beginning of the 20th century. Mayaland Hotel & Bungalows is located right in the jungle, on the site of an ancient Mayan settlement.
Photo of Hotel San Francisco Plaza, Guadalajara Hotel San Francisco Plaza, Guadalajara From a historical point of view, one special and unique place you should not fail to visit is the Hotel San Francisco Plaza . It is located in the very center of the city and occupies a beautiful colonial-style building, whose interior decoration was preserved as much as possible. In the process of designing the spacious rooms of the hotel, solid wood furniture, elegant carpets, and fine fabrics were employed. Of particular importance is the spacious courtyard, in which an old fountain and stone sculptures were preserved.
Best Western Majestic, Mexico City Best Western Majestic is open right in the heart of the historical center of Mexico City, on Socalo Square. This hotel has gathered best historical traditions in its design. The stone building still has many elements of the original design, so, just like a hundred years ago, visitors can see the marvelous décor made of marble, dark wood, and stone. Inside the building, you will find gorgeous ladders with forged banisters, high wooden ceiling, and beautiful arched passages. It feels like it’s easy to spend many hours admiring the artworks exhibited in the hotel as there are hundreds of paintings and sculptures. Clay vases with flower bouquets, hand-made furniture, premium fabrics, and old mirrors are just some elements of the historical décor of the hotel.
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Photo of Casa Del Viento, Acapulco Casa Del Viento, Acapulco Thrifty tourists who want to spend time in the historic ambience would find Casa Del Viento ideal. It has managed to keep its pristine finish during reconstruction, so today you can see stone walls and high narrow windows in the room. Historical elegance of the villa is best emphasized by modern light wood furniture; guest rooms are decorated in minimalist style. The surrounding territory is also well equipped; there is a spacious panoramic terrace with sun loungers and a great pool.
Photo of Hotel Imperial Reforma, México City Hotel Imperial Reforma, Mexico City The building, which is nowadays known as Hotel Imperial Reforma , was constructed yet in 1896. It is considered one of the most important historical landmarks in Mexico City. The hotel exhibits a large collection of antique items that can be seen everywhere. In public areas, there are interesting tapestries in addition to beautiful paintings. In accordance with traditions of the past, guest rooms are decorated with elegant furniture made of dark wood. Bathrooms look particularly amazing with the finish made of rare sorts of marble. The hotel is also famous for the Gaudi restaurant, the design of which brings visitors to the atmosphere of the past. Tall rounded shape windows with theatrical curtains, unique furniture, and mirrors in carved frames – it will be even more pleasant to try national delicacies in such a setting.
Photo of Hotel de Mendoza, Guadalajara Hotel de Mendoza, Guadalajara On the territory of the historic district of Guadalajara, you will come across the Hotel de Mendoza . This hotel also has a very original and interesting setting, typical of the mid-20th century. Its interior achieves uniqueness thanks to its beautiful decoration and furniture made from dark wood; some of its elements were handmade. All rooms have chic parquet floors, and in some have managed to preserve several of the beamed ceilings and wrought-iron partitions. The hotel has an interesting collection of paintings by local artists, which are hung in all rooms and public areas.
Photo of Crowne Plaza Guadalajara, Guadalajara Crowne Plaza Guadalajara, Guadalajara Not far from the city center, on the territory of a lush garden, is located the Crowne Plaza Guadalajara . Fans of ancient traditions will also like this hotel. It occupies an old building whose architecture has been carefully restored during the reconstruction. There are high vaulted ceilings, arched openings, chic marble finishes, and high stone pillars, just about everywhere in this astounding hotel. The public areas of the hotel are decorated with huge wrought-iron chandeliers in the style of past years, while the spacious hall is more like a museum gallery. It displays an interesting collection of ancient sculptures and handicrafts.
Photo of Hotel Geneve CD de Mexico, Mexico City Hotel Geneve CD de Mexico, Mexico City The opening of Hotel Geneve CD de Mexico took place in 1907, but the hotel hasn’t lost its historical charm. At Hotel Geneve CD de Mexico, travelers will find the original elements made of dark wood, beautiful antique furniture in all guest rooms, and old paintings that complete the amazing style of the hotel. The spacious lounge, which shares the hall with the library, also amazes visitors with the abundance of antique items. On the ceiling, one can see colorful stained-glass windows, and there is a beautiful stone fountain in the center. Massive wooden shelves with books, elegant vases with flowers, a giant chandelier in medieval style, and paintings by famous artists – the atmosphere of the historic hotel is truly inimitable.
Photo of Quinta Real Guadalajara, Guadalajara Quinta Real Guadalajara, Guadalajara Guadalajara has several amazing hotels with a unique historical atmosphere. A special place among them is Quinta Real Guadalajara . This luxurious hotel occupies a unique historic building built with stone and its facade is almost completely hidden behind the dense greenery of climbing plants. The hotel’s atmosphere is a harmonious combination of traditions of past years and modern luxury; its interior is decorated with a lot of genuine antiques and artworks. All rooms have beautiful rare marble finishes, and the original carved marble columns were preserved in some rooms. In public areas, the initial decoration was also maximally preserved, including beautiful stone walls.
Villa Vista Hermosa, Acapulco Acapulco accommodation sphere is notable because of its wonderful villas and guest houses. In some of them the ambience has remained unchanged for many decades. Villa Vista Hermosa is full of unique historical charm. This villa provides 16 rooms, where the floor is made of marble, and finish is of amazing light wood. All rooms feature antique furniture upholstered in precious fabrics and nice crafts by local artisans. The villa is surrounded by a beautiful garden, whose territory has old-style fountains, sculptures and decorations made of natural stone.
Suites Sherezada Acapulco, Acapulco All the conditions for a comfortable stay are offered by Suites Sherezada Acapulco set in the marvelous historic building. It has forty rooms with lovely balconies framed by stone railings, as well as a fabulously beautiful patio. The floor is covered by nice marble tiles in accordance with traditions of previous years. All the furniture is made exclusively of natural wood and is decorated with intricate carvings. The courtyard with an outdoor pool has preserved some old trees, and white tables are installed in the shade. This charming villa is literally immersed in abundance of exotic plants and flowers. It will appeal to fans of rest in the picturesque natural surroundings.
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Remarkable old hotels in the top cities of Mexico

Mexico City
The opening of Hotel Geneve CD de Mexico took place in 1907, but the hotel hasn’t lost its historical charm. At Hotel Geneve CD de Mexico, travelers will find the original elements made of dark wood, beautiful antique furniture in all guest rooms, and old paintings that complete the amazing style of the hotel. The spacious lounge, which shares the hall with the library, also amazes visitors with the abundance of antique items. On the ceiling, one can see colorful stained-glass windows, and … Read more
Guadalajara
Not far from the city center, on the territory of a lush garden, is located the Crowne Plaza Guadalajara. Fans of ancient traditions will also like this hotel. It occupies an old building whose architecture has been carefully restored during the reconstruction. There are high vaulted ceilings, arched openings, chic marble finishes, and high stone pillars, just about everywhere in this astounding hotel. The public areas of the hotel are decorated with huge wrought-iron chandeliers in the style … Read more
Acapulco
One of the most authentic and charming hotels in Acapulco is Casa Nahoa Mon-Yoli. It occupies a beautiful old villa partially covered by the traditional thatched roof; the hotel has nine rooms. The atmosphere here resembles the ambience in the rich crafts museum, as a large part of interior items are made by hand. Everywhere you can see nice wooden furniture, handicrafts made of shells and vines, as well as paintings by famous masters of Acapulco and elegant floor vases in the style of … Read more

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