Quinta Real Zacatecas
Set in the hillside of Cerro de la Bufa, Quinta Real Zacatecas is truly one of a kind. Walk in the footsteps of matadors at the former 19th-century San Pedro bullring, now, an opulent five-star hotel. The award-winning architectural design has retained the enchantment of its glory days. Breathe in the history of the space with a walk through the charming cobblestone pathways and majestic fountains, dine in the former bullpen or sip a cocktail among the flagstones of the bullring. The dazzling setting is enhanced by the incredible views of Zacatecas, a UNESCO World Heritage site, below.
- Many of the 49 luxury suites have private terraces
- Discover the historic attractions, restaurants, and museums of downtown Zacatecas on your doorstep
- Find a secluded spot in the gardens for a moment of calm
- Enjoy stone fireplaces, marble baths, and Diptyque toiletries in your guestroom
- Get your heart rate up in the fully equipped fitness center
- Wander through the candlelit arches of the atmospheric circular courtyard
Immerse yourself in your historic surroundings; you will find remnants of this hotel’s past at every turn. The intricate flagstone courtyard, once home to bullfights, is now the perfect spot for soaking up the sun, or sipping a cocktail. You can learn all about the hotel’s history from the photographs lining the lobby, and the antique artifacts on display.
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Enjoy the original artwork, antiques, and fireplaces, which lend historic charm to each of the 49 guestrooms, while comfortable beds, and luxurious linens ensure you sleep soundly. Pamper yourself with the complimentary Diptyque amenities before slipping into the plush bathrobe and slippers. Upgrade to a Grand Class Suite for a whirlpool tub, and private terrace.
The hotel offers a range of services, including room service, babysitting, and a useful laundry and dry cleaning service. If you are in Zacatecas on business, make use of the two state-of-the-art, well-equipped business centers.
The intimate bar, and the fabulous tiered restaurant at Quinta Real Zacatecas make the most of the building's unique history. Dine inside the former bullfighting ring with views over the hillside, or have a drink by candlelight in the old bullpen for a truly memorable evening.
The Plaza – Inside The Plaza, you will be charmed by the high ceilings, oil paintings, and huge windows looking out over the atmospheric courtyard. Outside, you will be equally taken by the fascinating flagstones of the former bullfighting ring. Stop here for breakfast, lunch, or dinner to sample favorite local dishes.
Botarel Bar – Situated in the former bullpen, this is a cozy, intimate space perfect for a romantic drink. Candlelight dances off the bare brick walls while you listen to live music and take your pick from the extensive wine list.
The grounds of Quinta Real Zacatecas are a destination in themselves. Wander through the stone arches and cobbled paths, and spot the clues that give away its history before finding an intimate spot to relax in and view the city. If you have energy to burn, stop by the fitness center for a workout, and scout for souvenirs-with-a-difference at the gift shop.
The city of Zacatecas is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the winding streets below the hilltops, you will find Spanish colonial buildings, street food markets, and stalls selling handicrafts. At the top of Cerro de la Bufa Hill, not only will you find astonishing views of Zacatecas, but also a chapel and museum. If you want an adrenaline fix, take the zip-line across the historic mine, the Mina del Eden. Take an afternoon trip out to La Quemada, 45 minutes away by car, to explore the Mesoamerican ruins. The Mexican Plateau, an expanse of desert, mountains, and volcanoes, spreads south from Zacatecas, and if you want to explore further into the state, check out tours of the area. For a day trip, head out to Sierra de Órganos National Park to see the amazing rock formations.
Quinta Real Zacatecas
Set within a historic bullfighting ring, the location of Quinta Real Zacatecas is unparalleled. High up in the hills, you have views of the ancient aqueduct and the colonial city below, and when you’re ready to explore, downtown is just five minutes away.
Zacatecas International Airport is 29 km / 18 mi away, a 30-minute drive.
Valet parking is available on-site.