Zipping through western Mexico on a business trip or carefree vacation? Aloft Guadalajara offers easy breezy access to the entire area—but is light-years from all those run-of-the-mill hotels. Abuzz with the energy of discovery and interaction, this bold new lodging alternative will surely inspire you to explore Mexico’s second-largest city and Jalisco’s state capital. Guadalajara is a vibrant city comprising modern urban development, colonial architecture, and rich cultural heritage. Numerous nicknames—the City of Roses, the City of Fountains, Ciudad Real, and, most famously, the Pearl of the West—have been bestowed upon this graceful metropolis to capture its beauty full of tree-lined avenues.
Stay and play awhile! You’ll discover our surrounding Providence Area, heart of the most important office and banking area in the city, and just a 30-minute drive from Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla International Airport (GDL). When the workday is over, dash across the street to Punto Sao Paulo for fabulous shopping or an unforgettable meal. Be sure to check out the three major shopping centers—Plaza del Sol, La Gran Plaza, and the newest and most exclusive, Andares, where beautiful boutiques, endless eateries, and happening nightlife keep the area buzzing!
Experience the cultural and artistic opportunities in downtown Guadalajara. The host of an international book fair as well as a Mexican cinema destination, Guadalajara boasts opera, theater, and a philharmonic orchestra, plus upscale restaurants serving a delicious blend of pre-Hispanic and Spanish cuisine. The Cabañas Cultural Institute has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Need local tips? Check out Aloft Guadalajara’s in-touch kiosks in our re:mix(SM) lounge, for easy breezy Internet access to all that need-to-know info. Then ease on down the road and experience a daytrip to the town of Tequila or the popular archaeological site of Los Guachimontones. Or discover the stunning array of crafts in Tlaquepaque, where the main street is lined with restaurants and art galleries.