Although San Miguel and Mexico's Central Highlands are famous for colonial architecture, Hotel Matilda manages to mix in sexy, modern design sensibility with delicious results.
Set in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hotel Matilda captures the imagination of travelers with its low, sultry lines and colorful spaces in which to lounge and chat.
32 intimate rooms are offered here, most with balconies or terraces looking out to San Miguel. Inside, bold hues create drama around a mix of modern and classic furnishings, marble floors, and 400-thread-count bedding. WiFi keeps you connected, while Malin & Goetz bath products let you escape each morning in long, drawn-out showers.
In the bar, a creative staff wields spirits, juices, fresh fruit, and herbs, concocting a variety of reasons to stay far too late. The restaurant does Latin fare with a commitment to local ingredients, ensuring your dinner travelled far less than your did to arrive here.
The pool, too, is big draw. Surrounded by loungers, its sparkling seems to attract the most nubile of folk. Not to be outdone, the spa stretches on for 4,700 square feet, and offers countless ways to chill out, including steam showers and soaking tubs.
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