hais located in a restored & adapted colonial mansion in the historic center at Hidalgo 71 (La Hija del Alfarero’ = the daughter of the potter.)
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La Casa del Naranjo at Hidalgo 21 (cn)occupies part of the former Santa Clara Convent, Queretaro’s first convent, which was restored & adapted.
Web site. The ‘gallery’ link has many photos:
cn - A cello and a pair of vintage style bikes (on loan for riding around neighborhood) greet you at the entrance. La Casa del Naranjo Hotel (house of the orange) offers six deluxe suites, a restaurant & bar. (The Jaco Bar is located in the main courtyard among orange blossoms and orange trees.) There’s also a quaint rooftop terrace with jacuzzi & spa. The hotel has temporary & permanent art exhibitions in the lounge and rooms. All antiques and modern decor elements in the hotel can be purchased.
cr - CloserThe rear area was originally built in the late 17th century & central patio in the 19th century at the height of the Art Noveau era. It took 5 years to restore this structure which had been left derelict for 20 years.
Av MADERO - Casa del la Marquesa (cm)at Madero 41. This historic baroque jewel, which dates back to 1756, opened in May 1995 after painstaking restoration. It is now a 4-star luxury hotel with 25 spacious guest rooms with balconies decorated exquisitely & uniquely with antiques & art gathered from all over the world.
cm - dining room signThe Comedor de la Marquesa dining room is considered one of the most elegant restaurants in Querétaro. For a step back in time, there's also the Don Porfirio Bar. One can also have an intimate dinner in the Chapel. (The hotel also offers & wedding services.)
cm - Front facadeAccording to an18th Century legend, a Spanish marquis fell in love with a beautiful nun whose religious beliefs made her deny this love. As a last gift, she asked the Marquis to build an aqueduct to provide water for the city and the most beautiful house in the city - La Casa de la Marquesa.
Large photo gallery:
Hotel Hidalgo (hh) at Madero 11 was the first hotel of the city. It is housed in a charming colonial mansion which dates back to 1825. Some famous guests from the past include the former president of Mexico, Santa Anna, and the famous singer Angela Peralta.
hhTraditional Mexican cuisine is served in the La Llave Restaurant/Bar. Guests can enjoy a drink in the bar or in the attractive courtyard.