New Hotels Archive

A New Luxury Boutique Hotel in Quito: Illa Experience

We’ve talked before about the good reasons to hang around for a while in Quito, Ecuador. For the first time in a few years, there’s a new luxury property opening up this month to talk about too: Illa Experience Hotel. There’s a connection to the well-respected tour company Latin Trails, so we know it’s going [&hellip

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A Luxury Rosewood Hotel Opens in Puebla, Mexico

Puebla is the fourth-largest city in Mexico and has one of the largest colonial centers. It’s the major center for talavera tile so closely associated with the Spanish Colonial decor and some of that tile adorns the grand buildings from centuries past. Marching in now and making a grand entrance is the new Rosewood Puebla Hotel. [&hellip

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A View From Your Plunge Pool at Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas

Costa Rica is second only to Mexico when it comes to the number of stunning resort hotels you can get to quickly from North America. The latest one with jaw-dropping views to show up in our pages is Casa Chameleon Las Catalinas. This beautiful adults-only paradise is perched on the top of a hill, with [&hellip

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A Welcome Guanajuato Addition: Casa del Rector

Built into the bones of a 19th-century rectory in the center of Guanajuato City, Casa del Rector Hotel is a well-designed luxury boutique hotel withing walking distance to everything in Centro. I’ve spent three years of my life living in Guanajuato, one of the most interesting colonial cities in Mexico. It’s a relatively big tourist [&hellip

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Another Great Santiago Boutique Choice: Hotel Magnolia

The Chilean capital of Santiago seemed to take its time opening new luxury hotels with character, even as ones in other South American cities kept popping up with regularity. They’ve been making up for lost time the past few years though and the newest upscale boutique hotel is Hotel Magnolia. Like most of the interesting [&hellip

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Casa Kimberly in Puerto Vallarta: From Lovers’ Houses to Boutique Hotel

The Mexican getaway city of Puerto Vallarta has a long history, but what really kicked things off for tourism was when Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor came to town to film Night of the Iguana. The two ended up in two adjacent houses connected by a bridge and now you can stay there—at Casa Kimberly [&hellip

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