Mérida has become an ideal destination with its rich culture and vibrant energy.

Many boutique hotels have been established, making the city Mexico’s latest hot spot.

Whether you’re traveling as a family or a couple, there’ll be a room designed for you.

We’ll show you the most luxurious hotels with swimming pools, private balconies, and in-room hot tubs.

Here are our picks of the best boutique hotels in Mérida, Mexico.

1. The Diplomat Boutique Hotel

This little boutique gem has been recently featured in Forbes and The New York Times.

Their trendy decor and serene atmosphere are perfect for travelers.

Each of the rooms and suites are equipped with a cable TV, sound dock, and air conditioning.

But for the best stay, reserve one of the King suites.

The hotel also offers free breakfast and Yoga classes.

If you feel like cooling off, there’s a nice swimming pool onsite.

At the end of the day, chill at the Honesty Bar with a Cerveza or glass of wine.

  • Guest Rating: 9.8
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: King suite with pool view
  • Address: Calle 78, 493A entre Calle 59 y 59A, 97000 Mérida, Mexico

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2. Merida Santiago Hotel Boutique 

This Yucateca design hotel is located in the center of Merida.

Merida Santiago has 6 luxurious suites, each with its own character.

Their superior suites with spa baths will provide you with the utmost relaxation.

It has a hammock in the room, comfy beds, a minibar, a walk-in rain shower, and a private hot tub.

The central courtyard is a great place to relax, eat, drink and swim.

At night during Social Time, try their drinks, meet other guests, and make new friends.

This hotel also features a pool, cooking classes, walking tours, tastings, and massages.

Local market Mercado de Santiago is just 4 minutes away.

  • Guest Rating: 9.6
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Superior suite with spa bath
  • Address: Calle 74-A No 499 entre Calle 57 y 59-A (Barrio Santiago), 97000 Mérida, Mexico 

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3. El Palacito Secreto Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa 

This hotel will take you to 19th century France with its timeless architecture.

There are 8 luxurious rooms uniquely decorated with antique furnishings.

All rooms have a balcony/patio area overlooking their majestic outdoor pool.

We recommend La Suite Marie Antoinette, one of the more luxurious boutique rooms for couples.

In the morning, enjoy a delicious breakfast including fruits and omelets.

What they’re most known for though are their spa treatments.

In the most peaceful setting, you can enjoy treatments like deep tissue massage, facials, and body wraps.

  • Guest Rating: 9.5
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Superior King Room – Marie Antoinette
  • Address: 393 Calle 66 Centro, 97000 Mérida, Mexico

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4. Hotel Boutique Casa Flor de Mayo

This boutique hotel is a great place to relax, enjoy history, and make memories.

The decor is inspired by the classic style of Merida’s history and culture.

There are eight unique rooms in three different buildings.

The Deluxe double room is the best choice with its charming atmosphere, private spaces, and premium bedding.

Onsite, you’ll find a beautiful pool and lounge area for guests to rest.

You’ll also have access to a fully equipped shared kitchen, dining area, and living space with Wi-fi and television.

One of the main attractions, the Anthropology and History Museum, is only a 5-minute walk away.

  • Guest Rating: 9.4
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Deluxe double room
  • Address: Calle 54 # 378 B, 39 y 41 Colonia Centro, 97000 Mérida, Mexico

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5. Casa Lecanda Boutique Hotel

This adults-only hotel is located within the historical center of Merida.

All rooms offer open views of the gardens and patios. 

One of the best rooms for couples is the Garden Suite.

It features a king-size bed, a natural stone tub, and a SPA-type shower.

The warm tones of custom-made wooden furniture create a cozy and romantic atmosphere for your utmost comfort.

Other activities onsite include a pool, spa, yoga classes, and cooking lessons.

It takes only 5 minutes to walk from the property to Anthropology and History Museum.

  • Guest Rating: 9.4
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Garden suite
  • Address: Calle 47 No 471 x 54 y 56, 97000 Mérida, Mexico

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6. Villa Octavia

This hotel is located in one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city.

It’s a fusion between the history and the grandness of Mérida.

All rooms reflect the essence of well-being and offer an unforgettable experience for their guests.

The Deluxe Suite is the best room choice that delivers both luxury and comfort.

It has a kingsize bed, two cotton hammocks, and an individual Mayan stone pool in a beautiful private garden.

But if it’s not available, there are other rooms with private bathtubs that are just as romantic.

Onsite, you’ll also find a lovely outdoor pool with cabanas for couples.

Other quiet areas for guests to rest include the library, garden, and hammock terrace.

  • Guest Rating: 9.4
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Deluxe suite
  • Address: 72 432 D centro, 97177 Mérida, Mexico 

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7. Villa Orquídea Boutique Hotel 

This hotel will be the ‘home away from home’ experience you’ll never forget.

There are 7 rooms offering both the relaxed feeling of a warm home and the luxury of a fancy hotel.

Each room has a coffee maker, TV, air-conditioner, and fan for those hot days.

We highly recommend The King Suite for the full relaxing experience.

Its antique decor and modern touches create a warm and special atmosphere for the guests.

The property features a pool, library, TV room, a bar, and massage services.

With breakfast included each morning, you’ll have the best start to the day.

  • Guest Rating: 9.4
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: King suite
  • Address: Calle 52 483, 97000 Mérida, Mexico

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8. Mansión Mérida Boutique Hotel 

Mansion Merida will amaze you with its special history.

On arrival, you’ll feel you’ve traveled back in time to experience the old splendor of Merida.

The mansion has been restored and now has 14 beautiful boutique suites.

Each room is designed and decorated to provide you with the feeling of living in a Mansion.

For dining, the Bistro offers creative menus and a view of the main streets of the center.

El Bar is a cozy place to enjoy breakfast with specialties, as well as lunch, and dinner.

The property also boasts an outdoor pool, a gym, and a spa.

It’s only a 3-minute walk away from Plaza Grande and the museums in the area.

  • Guest Rating: 9.3
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Suites
  • Address: Calle 59 No. 498 por 58 y 60 Colonia Centro, 97000 Mérida, Mexico

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9. Viva Merida Hotel Boutique

This boutique hotel is a mix between colonial architecture and modern sustainable commodities.

If you’re traveling with a group, the Deluxe family suite is the ideal choice for you.

This suite is equipped with three beds, two TVs with Netflix, a minibar, and a computer.

In the morning, their breakfast menu will introduce you to regional Yucatan dishes using the freshest ingredients.

Later in the afternoon, come and enjoy the Bar and Cocktail service.

There’s also a lovely patio and garden with an outdoor swimming pool.

Viva Mérida Hotel Boutique is located in the heart of Mérida, just a few meters away from Plaza Grande.

  • Guest Rating: 9.1
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Deluxe family suite
  • Address: 553 Calle 59 Centro, 97000 Mérida, Mexico 

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10. Boutique by The Museo

Boutique by the Museo is a luxury and peaceful getaway in the city.

Each suite comes with a living room, queen beds, and air-conditioning.

Presidential Suite is the best choice that offers a private entrance and beautiful garden views.

It’s a good option if you’re traveling with friends or family.

To cool down, enjoy the lap pool which runs through the middle of the property.

You can have fun with their cooking classes or try out their relaxing spa treatments.

Also, the G. Cantón Palace just across the street is definitely worth a visit.

  • Guest Rating: 9.0
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Presidential suite
  • Address: Calle 43 y Calle 58 #481, 97000 Mérida, Mexico

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11. Casa Tavera

This boutique hotel is in a quiet location but just a couple of blocks from Paseo Montejo.

On arrival, you’ll see a circular wall-tiled entrance – a cleaner contrast to the surrounding streets.

All rooms are allergy-free, simple, and spacious.

You’ll have essentials like air conditioning, comfy beds, and private bathrooms.

If available, check out the Presidential Suite which has a spa bath for your utmost comfort.

The venue also has a beautiful outdoor pool for you to take a dip and relax with a nice drink.

  • Guest Rating: 8.9
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Presidential suite
  • Address: Calle 49, Número 493 entre 60 y 58. Col. Centro, Merida, Yucatan, 97000 Mérida, Mexico

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12. Ya’ax Hotel Boutique 

This hotel used to be the gallery of a painter-sculptor.

The new construction merged with the original architecture to create a unique atmosphere of both past and present.

There are 11 rooms, each with its own character and charm.

We suggest booking The Deluxe King Suite if you’re after the most intimate setting.

Its cool and bright decor with high ceilings allows excellent natural lighting and space. 

For dining, their restaurant CHOOJ serves up signature cuisine prepared behind a glass wall.

All the dishes on the menu are made from fresh local ingredients.

They also have a small lap pool and a couple of sunloungers to relax in.

  • Guest Rating: 8.9
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: King suite
  • Address: Calle 57 461 Centro, 97000 Mérida, Mexico

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13. Ontico Urban Design Hotel 

This hotel is a great choice for business travelers.

It offers meeting and banquet facilities, a business center, and access to computers in the lobby.

All the rooms here are equipped with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

We highly recommend The Superior King Suite if you seek privacy and spaciousness.

Other facilities onsite include a restaurant, bar, a shared lounge, and a garden.

During downtime, you can even book a massage in your room.

They also offer a continental or vegetarian breakfast and a paid airport shuttle service.

  • Guest Rating: 8.7
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Superior suite
  • Address: Calle 54 #474 X 53 y 55 Colonia Centro, 97000 Mérida, Mexico

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14. Delfina Boutique Hotel

This exclusive boutique hotel is a short walk to Monumento a La Patria.

Built in a restored house, this place will charm you with its gorgeous French style.

Their 8 rooms are fully equipped and set to make your stay a more satisfying experience.

The Suite with terrace is one of the best rooms on offer.

Enjoy its exceptional double-height ceilings, large private terrace, and the biggest bathroom in the hotel.

The staff are very friendly and will undoubtedly make your stay in our city incomparable.

For instance, if you’re celebrating a honeymoon, they can organize a romantic dinner for 2.

  • Guest Rating: 8.7
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Suite with terrace
  • Address: Av. Prolongación Paseo de Montejo, 97127 Mérida, Mexico 

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FAQs

What’s the best boutique hotel in Mérida with a swimming pool?


El Palacito Secreto is the best boutique hotel on this list with a swimming pool.

This hotel features colonial-style rooms with private balconies overlooking a 12-meter outdoor pool. 

There’s also a landscaped garden and a large terrace surrounded by beautiful columns and arches. 

Which boutique hotel in Mérida has the best rooms with private bathtubs?


Merida Santiago Hotel Boutique has the best rooms with private bathtubs.

Its superior suite has a spa bath with hydrojet massage for two.

This is the ideal choice for couples looking for a luxury, private, and romantic stay.

What’s the most luxurious boutique hotel in Mérida?


Mansión Mérida Boutique Hotel is the most luxious boutique hotel on the list.

This French-style mansion has everything to offer from its aesthetic settings to high-quality services.

Book a Suite and enjoy the opulence of the 19th century Merida.

What’s the best boutique hotel in Mérida for families?


Viva Merida Hotel Boutique is the perfect destination for families.

Have a look at the Deluxe family suite which includes 3 double beds.

Also, with 2 sinks in the bathroom, you’ll be able to get everyone ready for breakfast in the morning.

Summary

Mérida Boutique HotelsBest Rooms
The Diplomat Boutique HotelKing suite with pool view
Merida Santiago Hotel BoutiqueSuperior suite with spa bath
El Palacito SecretoMarie Antoinette
Hotel Boutique Casa Flor de MayoDeluxe double room
Casa Lecanda Boutique HotelGarden suite
Villa OctaviaDeluxe suite
Villa Orquídea Boutique HotelKing suite
Mansión Mérida Boutique HotelSuites
Viva Merida Hotel BoutiqueDeluxe family suite
Boutique by The MuseoPresidential suite
Casa TaveraPresidential suite
Ya’ax Hotel BoutiqueKing suite
Ontico Urban Design HotelSuperior suite
Delfina Boutique HotelSuite with terrace
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