hacienda hotels Archive

Stay in a Starwood Luxury Hotel, Roll in a Bentley

You don’t see a whole lot of Bentley cars cruising the streets of Mexico, Peru, Argentina, or Chile. If you stay at a St. Regis or Starwood Luxury Collection hotel in one of those countries though, you could be seeing one—from the inside. St. Regis and Luxury Collection hotels around the world have been transitioning [&hellip

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The Top Luxury Hotel in San Cristobal de Las Casas

As I mentioned in this earlier post on San Cristobal de Las Casas in Chiapas, this is a city on the rise, one just starting to get on the radar of travelers with money. So there’s really one luxury hotel in the city (added to plenty of nice comfortable ones with character): Parador San Juan [&hellip

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Hacienda Hotels Around Merida and Campeche

We recently updated our reviews of two hacienda hotels near Merida, so it seems like a good time to highlight these unique lodging choices. Most of them are part of the Starwood Luxury Collection, so more than a few road warriors end up booking them with points earned from a year of business travel. If [&hellip

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Dining at Hacienda Xcanatun in Merida

In the very first batch of reviews we posted when Luxury Latin America launched was Hacienda Xcanatun, just outside of Merida, capital of the Yucatan state in Mexico. It’s a lovely, atmospheric, and gorgeous hotel that is more easily accessible than the Starwood Luxury Collection ones scattered around the countryside. Unlike those, it’s also more [&hellip

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Review of Hacienda Sepulveda in Mexico

I’ve been wrapped up in the annual PhoCusWright travel technology conference this week and will report on that Monday with some new companies and applications that will make your travel experience better. Meanwhile, last week on this luxury travel blog I posted a slideshow of photos for Hacienda Sepulveda in central Mexico. Now we’ve got [&hellip

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Sepulveda: Yet Another Gorgeous Hacienda Hotel

One of the most interesting reasons to get away from the coasts in Mexico and head to the interior is the gorgeous converted haciendas dotted around the country that have been converted into hotels. Some of them are simple affairs, others are elaborate luxury hotels that pile on the pampering. The best manage to dish [&hellip

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