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Mision de Fray Diego

Mision de Fray Diego

Stylishly converted former convent retaining a sense of its history and a quiet and peaceful atmosphere.

This former convent is now a small, secluded and luxurious property close to the centre of Mérida. its décor is in keeping with its history, with religious paintings and artefacts scattered around, yet the cloistered atmosphere is softened with flowers and pastel shades. 

It's a hidden haven in a rather dilapidated street. The recently converted hotel is now a top of the range, intimate property – you wouldn’t guess there could be anything this peaceful and exclusive when you start off down the street.

It has rooms and suites with high ceilings, dark wood, wrought iron furnishings, and antique paintings. Suites have French windows leading onto a private terrace and private Jacuzzis. You may choose to eat in the airy restaurant or in the shade of the garden courtyard, or there are numerous eateries serving delectable Yucatecan cuisine nearby. There is also a swimming pool and sun terrace, overlooked by balconies dripping with vines.

Bartolome, Galápagos

What our clients say

  • excellent location to explore city very difficult to find in complex one way system that you are not used to when driving on wrong side of the road! free toiletries…

    JH, Stoke-on-trent
  • A small hotel full of colonial charm where we were welcomed with a voucher each for a cocktail. We enjoyed breakfasts in the courtyard, freshly cooked. Again, the location was…

    JD, Porthcawl
  • A small characterful hotel conveniently located close to the centre of Merida. This allows visitors to easily enjoy the culture of Merida and its history. The staff are exceptionally helpful…

    ND Umberleigh
  • A beautiful city centre hotel with lots of character.

    CL, Stafford
  • This was a quirky, personable hotel in the heart of Merida. The central courtyard was delightful and lovely to sit by over breakfast or an evening drink. The room was…

    AA, Newport
  • Friendly efficient and very attractive hotel with easy access to the town centre. Good food from limited menu.

    DS, Paisley
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Heloise Buxton Travel Expert Heloise started her Latin American journey as an exchange student in Santiago, Chile. With extended summer holidays this was the perfect opportunity to backpack through Bolivia, Peru, Argentina and Brazil.

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