New Hotels Archive

A Luxury Boutique Mexico City Addition: Stara Hamburgo

A while back we reviewed the Stara San Angel hotel located in a little served neighborhood away from the main corridor, but sister hotel Stara Hamburgo is right in the thick of things. Named after the street it is located on, this stylish 60-room property is just off Paseo de la Reforma, near many financial […]

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A New Luxury All-inclusive Resort in Los Cabos

While the best-known beach resort area on the other side of Mexico is filled with upscale all-inclusive resorts, there haven’t been many in Los Cabos until now. Grand Velas All Suites and Spa Resort opened with a splash recently and staked out a spot as the top choice for paying just one amount. Grand Velas […]

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A Different Mexico City View at Stara San Angel Inn

Most of Mexico City’s luxury hotels and business hotels sit in a clear corridor between the central historic district and Polanco next to the largest park. It has been difficult to find quality lodging further afield in other neighborhoods. So we’re happy to add a new property that’s in a different part of the capital: […]

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CasaSur Palermo Boutique Hotel in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Things keep looking up in Argentina and there’s a renewed vigor in the business sector as some of the previous government restrictions and tourism hurdles fade away. We’re happy to add another review from the local CasaSur group, the impressive CasaSur Palermo. This is the second property we’ve featured, after the Bellini one that opened […]

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The New Pacaya Lodge on Apoyo Lagoon, Nicaragua

Most of the luxury hotels in Nicaragua are concentrated in a triangle of three locations. We’re happy to see another change to that pattern with the opening of Pacaya Lodge and Spa on the edge of Apoyo Lagoon. Situated between Managua and Granada, this resort offers terrific views of the water from a high vantage […]

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The Best Hotels in Guayaquil, Ecuador

We’ve long had reviews of the two best upscale hotels in Guayaquil, Ecuador. It was time for an update though as both have gone through some renovations, plus there’s a third one on the way that’s going to be the clear top luxury choice when it opens in early 2017. Guayaquil is kind of a […]

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