A selection of the best luxury hotels in Guanajuato, Mexico. A selection by Laura Becker
This colonial-style property, located in the heart of Guanajuato, is just a 10-minute walk from the famous Callejón del Beso. Hotel Antiguo Vapor Categoría Especial offers its own parking lot and free Wi-Fi access, as well as rooms with rustic décor, Mexican details, and amenities like a safe, cable TV, and private bathroom with shower. A variety of dining options are within walking distance, such as Casa Valdez, which serves international cuisine and is 15 minutes away. The Alhóndiga de Granaditas Museum is 100 metres away, while Juarez Theatre and Union Garden are a 15-minute walk.
Rooms: 13 Stars: 4
Nestled in the Paseo de la Presa district of Guanajuato, Casa Mágica offers a delightful stay with its colourful rooms. Enjoy free Wi-Fi, a fan and cable TV in each room. Plus, a safe and toiletries are provided in the private bathrooms. Just a 10-minute walk to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Guanajuato’s colonial centre, the Mummy Museum is a mere 1 km away. Reception staff are available 24 hours to provide information about the city, including the popular Cervantino Arts Festival in October. Treat yourself to a unique stay at Casa Mágica.
Rooms: 9 Stars: 4
Experience luxurious accommodations at Quinta Las Acacias Hotel Boutique, one of the best hotels in Guanajuato. This boutique hotel is located one mile from Museo del Pueblo de Guanajuato, and boasts stunning mountain views. Each room is uniquely decorated and equipped with a flat-screen TV, cable, a safety deposit box, a hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers. Guests can enjoy the outdoor pool, hot tub, garden, terraces, library, restaurant and meeting rooms. Quinta Las Acacias Hotel Boutique is also conveniently located just one mile from the Universidad de Guanajuato, Teatro Juarez and Plaza de La Paz, and 15 miles from Del Bajio International Airport.
Rooms: 15 Stars: 5
Hotel & Spa Quinta Las Alondras is a luxurious haven located on the outskirts of Guanajuato. The hotel boasts a pool with crystal front, a rooftop hot tub with panoramic views and a unique winery tucked away in subterranean caves. The Mediterranean and Mexican décor of the rooms are complete with flat-screen TVs, balconies, air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi. Enjoy Italian specialities and international fine wines at the restaurant, or take a 10 minutes’ drive to the colonial centre of Guanajuato. Easily accessible by the Federal 110D motorway.
Rooms: 40 Stars: 4
Experience the height of luxury at Edelmira Hotel Boutique. Located in the heart of historic Guanajuato, this boutique hotel boasts a stylish indoor pool, roofed hot tub and a rooftop terrace with breathtaking views. With its colonial-style structure, archways and domed central patio, the hotel offers modern, air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TVs and private bathrooms. Enjoy a meal in the bar and restaurant, or explore the nearby Union Garden and Mummies of Guanajuato Museum, just a 6-minute drive away.
Rooms: 27 Stars: 5
Nestled in the heart of Guanajuato, La Casona de Don Lucas offers a unique experience. This Mexican inn is situated in Plaza de la Paz, just 2 blocks from Guanajuato University. The baroque architecture has been carefully preserved, creating a classic Mexican ambience. All rooms offer free wired internet, flat-screen TV, fan, safety deposit box, hairdryer, telephone and private bathroom. La Casona features a 24-hour front desk and two restaurants: Aljibe Bar, open 24-hours a day and La Fonda del Marques, providing Mexican and international cuisine. A daily American-style breakfast is served, as well as La Tasca de la Paz, only 50 metres away. Bajio Airport is 15 minutes away and Museo Regional de Historia is less than one kilometer away.
Rooms: 14 Stars: 4
Unparalleled luxury awaits at Hotel Mesón del Rosario, located in the heart of Guanajuato. Built in 1847, this colonial accommodation offers a traditional and classic style. Enjoy complimentary WiFi, cable TV, a fan, seating area and private bathroom with shower. Relax in the solarium or take advantage of the tour desk, laundry services and service taxis. Only 200 metres from La Paz Square, The Alley of the Kiss, and Union Garden, the hotel is conveniently close to all the attractions of the city. Del Bajio International Airport is just 23 km away.
Rooms: 12 Stars: 4
At the Holiday Inn Express Guanajuato, guests can enjoy a relaxing stay in the spacious and air-conditioned rooms. The colonial-style décor adds to the charm and each room features a seating area, coffee maker, satellite TV and a hairdryer in the bathroom. Free internet is included. For those looking for a workout, there is an indoor pool and gym. For souvenirs, Hidalgo Market is just 10 minutes away and sells traditional crafts and food. The Diego Rivera Museum and Mummy Museum are both within walking distance. Applebee’s bar-restaurant is next to the hotel and serves international dishes. Free parking is available on site and a hot buffet breakfast is served each morning.
Rooms: 171 Stars: 4
Soak up the culture and atmosphere of Guanajuato from the comfort of Hotel Luna. Located in La Paz Square and only 1.5 km away from The Alley of the Kiss, this hotel is the perfect base for your stay. Each room comes with a flat-screen TV, private bathroom, and some even have a balcony. Plus, free WiFi is available. The 24-hour front desk is on hand to answer any questions you may have. Explore nearby attractions like Alhondiga de Granaditas Museum, Juarez Theater, and Guanajuato University, or take a short drive to Del Bajio International Airport, which is only 30 km away. And after a busy day, relax with a refreshing drink at the on-site bar.
Rooms: 21 Stars: 4
Capital O Casa Santa Fe, Guanajuato opened in May 2019 and offers luxurious 4-star accommodation. It is located 3 km from Juarez Theatre, 3.2 km from Union Garden, 3.4 km from La Paz Square and 3.7 km from Alhondiga de Granaditas Museum. The hotel features well-appointed rooms with a private bathroom, shower and hairdryer, as well as a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. It is 4 km from The Alley of the Kiss, 6.1 km from The Mummies of Guanajuato Museum and 6.6 km from Convention Center from Guanajuato. Bajio International Airport is 29 km away.
Rooms: 120 Stars: 4
Best areas to find hotels in Guanajuato, Mexico
Guanajuato is a beautiful colonial city in central Mexico, full of colonial architecture, winding streets, and a vibrant culture. It’s a great destination for travelers looking for a unique cultural experience.
If you’re visiting Guanajuato and looking for a place to stay, you’ll find plenty of options. The city is home to a variety of hotels, from budget-friendly hostels to luxurious five-star resorts. Depending on your budget and preferences, there’s something for everyone.
One of the best areas to find a hotel in Guanajuato is the city center. Here, you’ll find a range of accommodations, from budget-friendly hostels to mid-range hotels. This area is close to many of the city’s attractions, such as the Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato, the Alhondiga de Granaditas, and the city’s famous Callejón del Beso (the Kissing Alley).
Another great area to stay in Guanajuato is the historic district of San Miguel de Allende. This picturesque neighborhood is full of colonial architecture, winding cobblestone streets, and plenty of restaurants and shops. Here, you’ll find a variety of mid-range and luxury hotels, many of which are housed in traditional colonial buildings.
For those who prefer a more secluded atmosphere, the nearby town of San Miguel de Allende is a great option. This charming mountain town is full of cobblestone streets, colonial architecture, and plenty of galleries and restaurants. Here, you’ll find a range of accommodations, from budget-friendly hostels to luxury hotels.
If you’re looking for a more rural setting, the nearby town of Mineral de Pozos is a great place to stay. This former mining town is full of cobblestone streets, colonial architecture, and plenty of restaurants and bars. Here, you’ll find a range of accommodations, from budget-friendly hostels to luxurious resorts.
Finally, the nearby town of Dolores Hidalgo is a great place to stay if you’re looking for a more authentic experience. This charming town is full of cobblestone streets, colonial architecture, and plenty of restaurants and shops. Here, you’ll find a range of accommodations, from budget-friendly hostels to luxurious resorts.
No matter where you stay in Guanajuato, you’re sure to have a great time. With its vibrant culture, beautiful colonial architecture, and plenty of attractions, Guanajuato is the perfect destination for travelers looking for an unforgettable experience.