La Casa de La Marquesa, Queretaro

Walk into the ornate lobby and prepare to be astonished. Moorish palaces – like, for example, Spain’s Alhambra – are less decorative. A vast chandelier is lost against the ornate ceiling. A grand staircase leads off through two tiers of intricately carved archways. Similarly palatial doorways and decorated arches take your eye towards salons and side rooms. The effect is enthralling.

Choose your suite carefully if you’re planning to stay at La Casa de la Marquesa on your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Mexico – each one has its own character, its own sense of natural flamboyance. You could opt for a rococo suite with its own private terrace, a sedate suite with gorgeous parquet floor, a room with original beams or one that is a symphony of baroque style.

La Casa de la Marquesa, at a glance

  • Characterful, four star hotel in the heart of downtown Queretaro
  • Choice of 13 superbly decorative suites – from deluxe and standard suites to the Royal and Imperial Suites
  • Many offer traditional beamed ceilings, decorated arched windows and chandeliers
  • Individual features include direct access to a private terrace with fountain, or vaulted baroque ceilings
  • All decorated in a grand, individual style
  • Exquisite restaurant serving refined international and regional food, plus busy bar/lounge

For leisure and pleasure

  • Rooftop terrace giving splendid views over downtown Queretaro
  • Excellent base for exploring the city
  • Less than a kilometre from Santa Rosa de Viterbo Temple and the San Jose de Gracia Temple
  • Minutes from the Neptune Fountain and the temple of Santa Clara
  • A short walk to Queretaro’s fine Museum of Art
  • Golf and Reiki also available 
  • We were asked 2 or 3 times 'how did you find this place?' which was well off the usual tourist track. Answer: we didn’t, our agent (you) did!

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    CWW, Chile, 2014