The architectural design of this horizontal complex, Camino Real, unique in its category, was the work of Don Luis Martínez Negrete. It takes advantage of the extensive greenery, with its 40,000 square meters (430,000 square feet) located on three hectares (7.5 acres) of gardens and recreational areas. The 205-room Camino Real is situated overlooking landscaped tropic ...al gardens in a quiet residential section of the city about 20-minutes from downtown Guadalajara. Accommodations overlook the gardens and feature the following amenities--air conditioning, satellite TV, mini-bar and a direct-dial long-distance telephone system. Camino Real Hotel provides visitors the sense of being in natural surroundings, with a sensation of freedom in the midst of an oasis of freshness and restfulness.