Hotel el Relicario del Carmen is an attractive buidling dating back to 1705 newly converted to an intimate and elegantly furnished hotel. The hotel is located is just one block from the main square, Plaza de la Independencia, and there are many historic sites plus a choice of restaurants in the area, making this a great base in the Old Town. All 18 rooms are individually furnished and boast original features such as beamed ceilings as well as modern amenities. The ensuite bathrooms are modern and well equipped. Throughout the building features locally handmade furniture and original artwork.
A generous buffet breakfast is served each morning, including fruit juice, freshly baked bread and pastries, eggs and cereals. The cosy dining room serves tasty meals accompanied by fine wines. Guests can relax in the covered courtyard, the upstairs sitting room or the top floor room, enjoying views over the city. Despite being so close to the main square, the hotel is quiet and makes for a relaxing stay. The staff are friendly and attentive. The hotel has internet access, is air conditioned and has a coffee shop as well as the dining room and bar.
"A beautiful hotel, very quiet and a great place to rest after the long-haul flight. They did however seem unprepared to provide even the smallest snack on my first evening, given that I didn't feel inclined to wander the streets of a strange city looking for somewhere to eat. "