A recent trip to Mexico also brought me to the historic city of Mérida – the capital of Yucatán. There we found a unique & beautiful boutique hotel called The Diplomat Hotel.

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The “Current home” category fits more than perfectly for this hotel. The owners Sara & Neil are greeting you personally to make you feel more than welcome upon arrival. Actually you feel like coming home or visiting a family member.

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The whole mansion – including the only 4 suites of the hotel – was renovated (and even designed) by Sara. You will find a lot of beautiful details everywhere, based on traditional handcrafts from the region, but keeping the style very modern and sleek.

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The suite we stayed in had a spacious walk in closet, actually it’s size was bigger than I have ever seen in any hotel. A blogger’s dream! Perfect to hang up all your poor and crumply clothes after they’ve been destroyed by the luggage ;-)

The Breakfast

The Breakfast gets a special mention this time, because it’s outstanding! Sara puts all her love into creating  a unique and refined vegetarian meal for her guests every morning. When it comes to food for me the most important ingredient is love!

In lots of places there is no love in the food – there is just something to eat. Sara shows you that there can be a difference if you care for what you are cooking and how you process the ingredients. She takes influences from the Mexican cuisine, but takes it all to a new level!

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Like staying over with friends you’ll also receive lots of tipps by Neil and Sara about the region. And of course all of those tips have been tested personally. Whether it comes to “where to eat tips” or to “where is the best Hacienda” to the “best Cenote”.  They even produced a small map with the go to places for Mérida. Perfect to plan your vacation to the fullest!

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So if you visit Yucatán, make sure to stop in Mérida and check out this gemstone in the middle of the city:
The Diplomat Hotel

The Diplomat Hotel, Tom Ford, Acne Studios, J.W. Anderson, TevaMy The Diplomat Hotel look:

Sunglasses: Tom Ford  (Thanks to Marcolin Eyewear)
Top: Acne Studios
Trousers: J.W. Anderson
Sandals: Teva

 

Photographer: Lady Venom / Marion Vicenta Payr
Video: by me
Music: Broke for free – Mells Parade

Thanks for the stay to The Diplomat Hotel.