Hotel Cartesiano

Connecting guests with the history and colonial architecture of Puebla, Mexico – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – Cartesiano offers a local mansion experience without sacrificing 21st-century creature comforts. From their posh home base in one of 78 guest rooms and suites, housed in two historic and modern buildings, guests may venture into this charming city. The word “Cartesiano” represents “compass” in philosophical theories. In a nod to the hotel’s location, the name describes how Cartesiano connects guests with the city’s diverse culture and its rich history. Hotel Cartesiano, therefore, is the perfect place to explore the “Perfect City,” as Puebla is known.

Puebla is one of the oldest Mexican cities, where a pleasant climate and a strategic location made it the second most important city in Colonial Mexico. Hotel Cartesiano is located in the center of Puebla, within walking distance to Callejón de los Sapos a famous antiques market, the city square, Puebla Cathedral and the Amparo Museum. Cartesiano is conveniently situated only 40 minutes away from Puebla City's International Airport and only 90 minutes away by car from Mexico City International Airport.

The hotel features just 78 guest rooms and suites spread between two historical and modern structures, including a XVI century colonial house. Architect Felix Branko carefully restored the existing structures in an effort to pay homage to the city’s iconic architectural style. Guest rooms and public spaces represent the past and present, and are uniquely adorned with touches of traditional Mexican art and architectural features. Rooms and suites feature king beds, rain showers, 55 inch smart TV, Ortigia designer amenities and Nespresso Coffee, Wi-Fi, valet parking and in-room bar.

Cartesiano Hotel features two unique restaurants – Centena Cuatro, a fine dining terrace café, and Café Hercilia, a relaxed courtyard restaurant. Centena Cuatro is the signature restaurant, the perfect place to meet and dine in downtown Puebla, enjoying a magnificent view serving contemporary Mexican cuisine. Café Hercilia is set in a beautiful 16th Century Los Arcos mansion with indoor and outdoor seating serving informal and gourmet breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Spa at Cartesiano features four tranquil cabins offering an array of rejuvenating treatments. For fitness, recharge and strengthen with state of the art Technogym equipment. Other facilities include a rooftop pool and deck, a lively bar and lounge, business center, library, and a meeting room with a capacity of 150, state-of-the-art business center and much more.

Nestled in the center of Mexico and under the imposing presence of the Popocatepetl and Iztaccihuati volcanoes, the city of Puebla is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to 365 churches, including the world-renowned Templo de Santo Domingo and Puebla Cathedral; the new International Museum of the Baroque; and the famous Talavera pottery, a ceramic art only available in Puebla due to its special clay requirements.

Cartesiano is the perfect resting point to venture to Cholula (the largest pyramid in the world), Tepoztlan and Taxo, just to name a few. In addition to the rich colonial culture and architecture, what people of Puebla most proud of is its cuisine, one of the most iconic and delicious in the country.

Hotel Cartesiano
3 Oriente 610, Centro, 72000
Puebla, Pue., Mexico
Reservations Tel: +52(222)478-69-00