Hotel Matilda San Miguel again awarded ‘Mexico’s Best City Hotel’

Hotel Matilda has again been recognised as the Best City Hotel in Mexico in the Travel + Leisure magazine World’s Best Awards readers’ survey in the USA for 2019.

Best City Hotel in Mexico

Hotel Matilda, which built a reputation for bringing cutting-edge art and gastronomy to the colonial heart of Mexico, driving a tourism renaissance in San Miguel de Allende, was also #1 in the 2017 World’s Best Awards.

‘With Hotel Matilda, we broke new ground in Colonial Mexico, opening the first contemporary, design-and-cuisine-centric hotel that showcased an ongoing array of provocative artists and culinary masters and was a catalyst for San Miguel’s tourism boom,’ said Bruce James, Director of Hotel Matilda.

Profile Review

You can read The Luxury Editor profile review of Hotel Matilda San Miguel de Allende here.


Hotel Matilda is located in the heart of 500-year-old San Miguel de Allende, the crown jewel of Colonial Mexico and an UNESCO World Heritage Site. San Miguel is internationally known for its spectacular Spanish colonial architecture and Old World ambience virtually unchanged from centuries ago. With its graceful arches, beautiful bell towers, ornate churches and cobbled lanes, it is arguably Mexico’s most engaging and beautiful destination.

Opened in 2010, Hotel Matilda is a dynamic contemporary hotel celebrated for its chic lifestyle-focused guest experience and one-of-a-kind art and culinary events. The ‘Matilda lifestyle’ guest experience combines an award-winning holistic spa; Bar Müi known for its creative mixology; designer rooms and suites; a vibrant art-gallery-like interior – the first and only contemporary ambiance in colonial San Miguel de Allende – filled with an eclectic collection of dramatic contemporary works by noted artists, many specifically commissioned for the hotel; a variety of art happenings, from showcasing artists’ works to on-site performance art; and world-class dining in Moxi restaurant, which has become a destination for foodies.

Tel: +52 855 628 4532



Every year, the readers of Travel + Leisure, the largest travel magazine brand in the United States, vote on their favorite destinations, hotels, resorts, spas, airlines, cruise lines and more in the World’s Best Awards survey. This year’s edition is once again based on record participation.

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