Hotel Virrey de Mendoza

Av. Madero Poniente 310, Morelia, Michoacán, 58000, Mexico

Built in 1565 for a Spanish nobleman, this downtown hotel radiates the aura of a bygone era. A massive stained-glass skylight casts a warm glow over an elegant lobby lounge fitted with an enormous stone fireplace and stiff-looking but surprisingly comfy couches. Guest rooms have dark colonial-style furnishings, lace curtains, soaring ceilings, creaking hardwood floors, and bathrooms with porcelain tubs. You can mingle with the locals at the popular sidewalk tables over a coffee, cocktail, or a meal. Make sure to get a room with a window facing outdoors, as some face only the lobby.

PROS

  • possible celebrity sightings
  • lobby complete with piano player on occasion

CONS

  • it's noisy sometimes
  • thick walls prevent Wi-Fi signal from entering some guest rooms

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 443-312–0633 | 443-312–0045

HOTEL DETAILS

25 rooms, 15 suites
Rate Includes: Credit cards accepted Breakfast

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