7 Gorgeous Boutique Hotels in Mérida, Mexico

Mérida, Mexico, is full of beautiful boutique hotels. Picture a crumbling facade and an unassuming entrance on a quiet street. Behind these doors, you’ll find some of Mérida’s best-kept secrets—gorgeous hotels filled with antiques, folk art, and lush courtyards with inviting tropical pools.—Teddy Minford

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Casa Azul

This striking “blue house” hotel is decorated with a nod to history. The restored hotel is filled with elegant European antiques and each room is unique. The suites are sumptuous and a bit stuffy, but you’ll feel like a queen at this hotel.

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Casa Lecanda

With just seven rooms, Casa Lecanda is a low-key private getaway in a quiet part of town. The unassuming front door leads to a chic lobby and a small courtyard with a pool, lounge chairs, outdoor dining area, and hammocks. The whole atmosphere is comfortable and peaceful, yet beautifully decorated.

Insider Tip: Breakfast here is unbeatable.

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Hacienda Xcanatun

Located 15 minutes outside of Mérida on a lush piece of property, Hacienda Xcanatun is a converted 18th-century henequen (jute) Hacienda. The rooms are comfortable and luxurious, filled with local antiques and one-of-a-kind paintings.

Insider Tip: Even if you’re not staying here, it’s worth a visit to the restaurant and bar and a walk around the manicured gardens.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Fodor’s Mérida Guide

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Casa Mexilio

Casa Mexilio has an unbeatable location just a few blocks from the main square. With colorful tiles and folk art furnishings, the historic boutique hotel is full of local charm and unique finishes. The pool is surrounded by tropical plants, making it feel like an oasis in the city.

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Fodor’s Mérida Guide

Villa Tievoli

Villa Tievoli

This little B&B in the heart of Mérida pays close attention to detail, with artistic flourishes throughout. The pool is surrounded by cascading waterfalls and the sunny courtyard is a relaxing place to spend the afternoon.

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Rosas & Xocolate

This hotel on the grand Paseo de Montejo is made for romance; it lives up to its name (Roses and Chocolate) with over-the-top pink decor and spa treatments that incorporate both roses and chocolate.

Insider Tip: The rooftop bar is worth a visit, even if you’re not staying here. Don’t miss the rose margarita, blended with rosewater and garnished with a candied rose petal.

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Coqui Coqui

Perhaps the chicest hotel in Mérida, Coqui Coqui is the perfect place for fashion and design lovers. The hotel has impeccable vintage furnishings, like opulent gilded chandeliers and claw-foot bathtubs, but it doesn’t feel kitschy or overdone.

Insider Tip: Coqui Coqui is also a perfumerie, so you can choose a signature scent for your room (and even buy some to bring home with you).

PLAN YOUR TRIP: Fodor’s Mérida Guide