Veracruz tradition in each of its corners

Colorful and lively the Hotel Veracruz Centro Histórico rises amidst an ambience of tradition, folklore and music surrounded by the sounds of marimba bands or strolling mariachis, the warmth and hospitality of the people in the port and coloured by the array of typical handicrafts in a land where coffee scent perfumes the air.

Its pictures que colonial architecture stands out in the historic downtown area, where visitors alike turn out tuesday, friday and saturday nights to see danzon aficionados dance in the main square , accompanied by a live band… its balcony is the perfect view point to appreciate the beauty of Veracruz and its majestic cathedral. This wonderful building full of tradition is guarded and catalogued by the National Institute of Anthropology and History. There’s no doubt that guests staying at Hotel Veracruz are privileged with the best location in the city.

They are a few steps from the main square or Zócalo, a bit further down are the Cathedral, the Aquarium, Fort San Juan de Ulúa and the famous Portales; where people congregate in the sidewalk cafes that the main plaza to have a drink or charge up on coffee for the night ahead; the harbour, the commercial and financial zones are just minutes away as well as important museums, theatres, restaurants and bars.