Once you enter Queretaro’s city center, you’ll understand why those who visit or live there find it so charming. With plenty of fascinating historical ruins, many beautiful old churches, and wonderful arts and crafts to take home, Queretaro is an ideal, versatile destination. Formally known as Santiago de Querétaro, finding the perfect IHG® hotel in this notoriously safe, quickly growing city is simple. Book now to experience the intrigue of Querétaro for yourself.
Things to See
The historical downtown area is often at the top of the list for Queretaro visitors. Historical sites including the El Cerro de las Campanas—the hill where the infamous Maximiliano De Hasburgo was caught—and the place of the conspiracy of independence, La Casa de la Corregidora, offer great educational attractions. The famous Aqueducts and the Queretaro Riverwalk make for great photo ops and adventures. The recently built Bicentenario Amusement Park is perfect for enjoying rides and activities with the entire family while celebrating 200 years of Mexico's independence. Visit the Plaza de Toros Santa Maria, Queretaro's bull-fighting arena, for an unforgettable time among a roaring crowd of up to 13,000 people. For the perfect souvenir to remember your trip to Queretaro, visit the Mercado de la Cruz for incredible handmade arts and crafts.
Hotels in Queretaro
Queretaro is known as one of Mexico’s safest cities. IHG offers hotels in the Centro Historico (historic center), Zona Diamante, Zona Krystal, and more to provide convenience to the attractions you most wish to visit. Our hotels deliver amenities such as free WiFi, pools, fitness centers, and delicious dining.
Where to Stay
Staying in the Centro Historico offers a versatile location to see popular attractions like the Queretaro Museum of Art and the Plaza de Toros Santa Maria. With close proximity to the Bernardo Quintana, Tecnológico Innovación Querétaro and El Marqués Industrial Parks as well as the ITESM University Campus Querétaro and Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro Campus Aeropuerto, Zona Diamante is great for business travelers and those visiting students. Zona Krystal provides opportune access to the Jurica and Juriquilla areas.
How to Get to Queretaro
Fly into Queretaro by landing at the new Querétaro International Airport (QRO). Another more frugal option is to land in Mexico City or Guadalajara and take a bus into Queretaro. Since Queretaro has a small city center, exploring by walking on the andadores (pedestrian streets) is very common. Additionally, you may choose to take a taxi or bus to get from place to place.