Quaint, charming, and retaining a Mexican Art Deco charm, Casa del Balam sits wise and strong in the Yucatan Peninsula town of Merida. The hotel is well-maintained, with gleaming surfaces and 52 spacious rooms. Bright and airy, each room offers modern comforts such as air conditioning, TV, and radio. Feast on traditional Yucatecan specialties at the Casa del Balam restaurant, where an elegant setting adds to the romance of each dish. Later, take a short walk into the historical part of town. The plaza is just a few steps away, where one may catch sight of salsa dancing in the park. The Hotel Casa del Balam is one of the oldest and most distinguished hotels in Merida and the Yucatan Peninsula, known as the "grandmother" of all hotels is also one of the few Art Deco buildings that are still seen in this colonial city. Inside, decorative wrought iron accessories and thoughtfully placed rocking chairs create an ambience that is both festive and leisurely. Guestrooms are unusually spacious, sound-proof and appointed in the warm, colonial style found throughout the property.
Spacious and bright rooms with central air conditioning, telephone, color cable TV, soundproof windows, mini bar, hair dryer, bath and / or shower, hot and cold water. Most rooms have two double beds and only three have a queen bed. On request can be set aside rooms with balcony, smoking or non-smoking.
These three beautiful rooms used to be the family bedrooms and are all located in the oldest part of the building and preserved until today, the original period furniture. Features a king bed, air conditioning, telephone, color cable TV, hair dryer, mini bar and luxury bathroom with tub, shower, hot and cold water, coffee maker, bathrobes and bath salts, slippers and safe.
The Restaurant offers a superb choice of Yucatecan specialties; the less formal Patio Cafe Bar, looking out to the courtyard swimming pool, is a colorful bistro for simpler fare.
There is always something going on in downtown Merida. From Salsa dancing in Santa Lucia Park to concerts or opera at the theater to "Merida en Domingo" on Sundays. And at Hotel Casa del Balam, just walk out the front door and you're there! Hotel facilities include an Indoor Swimming Pool and Tennis Court(s).