QRO's Boutique Hotels, part 2 of 2


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Published: March 4th 2015
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This album includes the 2nd batch of boutique hotel photos I took. There are many more boutique hotels in the city, especially in colonial buildings in the historic center.


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CASA DE LA ALEGRIACASA DE LA ALEGRIA
CASA DE LA ALEGRIA

(house of happiness). I think this place is on Pasteur, about 100 block, close to the main plaza. I passed by it often on my way to the central plazas, but I can't find a hotel or restaurant under this time in this location.
Front lobbyFront lobby
Front lobby

Loved the decorations!







Beyond the entrance.Beyond the entrance.
Beyond the entrance.

May be the entrance to the accommodations?
I loved this place.I loved this place.
I loved this place.

They had unique local crafts. I bought one of those dolls ;o)
The cafeThe cafe
The cafe

is nicely decorated too!
La CASA AZULLa CASA AZUL
La CASA AZUL

at Allende Sur 6. It is located on old San Agustin Street only a few steps from the San Agustin church & the ex convent which currently houses the Museum of Art, both outstanding examples of Baroque style in the world.
The house was built on the ruins of the Royal Santa Clara of Jesus Convent The house was built on the ruins of the Royal Santa Clara of Jesus Convent
The house was built on the ruins of the Royal Santa Clara of Jesus Convent

which was founded around 1606 under the patronage of Don Diego de Tapia who was a descendant of Conin the founder of the city of Queretaro. It was built for the sole purpose of housing his nun daughter Doña María Luisa Tapia. Construction was completed in 1633.
It was one of the largest & most important monasteries It was one of the largest & most important monasteries
It was one of the largest & most important monasteries

in New Spain (Mexico) in colonial times. Much of it was destroyed during the Reform War & only the church & a small annex remain. It served as the prison for Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez during the War of Independence.


Their web site with many room photos: http://www.lacasaazulhotel.com/EN/hotel.html

GRAN HOTEL at Juarez Sur 5GRAN HOTEL at Juarez Sur 5
GRAN HOTEL at Juarez Sur 5

This 5 star hotel, which opened in 2006, is located on what was once part of the adjacent San Francisco Convent in colonial times. Their web site includes a virtual tour: http://www.granhoteldequeretaro.com.mx/
GRAN MISSIONES (Madero 15)GRAN MISSIONES (Madero 15)
GRAN MISSIONES (Madero 15)

The current building incorporates major alterations from the 18th& 19th centuries. Nothing remains of the original 16th century construction. Their web site: http://hotelgranmisionesqueretaro.com/ingles/home.html


9th March 2015

what fantastic colours
This article illustrates the vibrant and beauty of colonial architecture in Queretaro.

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