One of the most rapidly growing cities in Mexico, Guadalajara offers a historically rich hub for information-hungry travelers, as well as those who are hungry in general—Guadalajara’s cuisine is some of the best in the country. Guadalajara is made up of multiple districts, each unique in culture and activities. As the sounds of Mariachi serenade you, discover the perfect IHG® hotel in Guadalajara, Mexico to suit your needs in this relaxed, walkable city full of things to do. Plan your trip and book now to see for yourself all of the incredible experiences Guadalajara has to offer.
Things to See
Guadalajara is known as a colonial city, meaning it offers centuries of amazing architecture to gaze upon as you walk the streets. Breathe in the scenic outdoors at spots like Parque Mirador Independencia, Bosque Colomos, and Romantic Lake Chapala, or absorb history at the Guadalajara Cathedral, Museo Regional de Guadalajara, Guachimontones Pyramids and Ruins of Teuchitlan.
While Guadalajara has many attractions, much fun in its neighboring cities in the state of Jalisco, such as Zapopan, Tequila (where you may want to stay a while), Tlaquepaque and Tonala. Tlaquepaque and Tonala are known for crafts handmade there, perfect for bringing home souvenirs. If you’re there at the right time of year, you may catch a soccer (known as football in Mexico) game at Estadio Jalisco or Estadio Omnilife, two of Mexico’s most popular stadiums.
Hotels in Guadalajara
No matter which hotel you choose in Guadalajara, you’re sure to find that you’re close to desirable destinations from business to pleasure. IHG hotels range from downtown to airport locations, making it simple to choose a convenient option for your trip needs. These hotels offer great amenities to comfort you during your stay, including free WiFi, great dining, pools, fitness centers, and more.
Where to Stay
The historic center of Guadalajara, known as Centro Historico, places you within the historic downtown area close to famous attractions like the Cathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady, the State Government Palace, the Teatro Degolladoare and the Cementerio de Belén. You may also choose to stay in more suburban areas that place you closer to the Omnilife Stadium, shopping centers, and more. Travelling for business? Hotel options in close proximity to the airport offer convenience while keeping you close to cultural hotspots when night falls.
How to Get to Guadalajara
Guadalajara’s major airport is the Libertador Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport (GDL). Before arriving, check to see if your hotel offers pickup service from the airport, grab a taxi, or rent a car. Within the city, many people choose to walk in order to take in the historical details of Guadalajara’s architecture and culture. To get from place to place, the bus, subway, or taxi and inexpensive options. Guadalajara also offers a public bike rental system called Mibici.