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Located in the oldest part of town, Uvence Arte + Hotel is a converted hacienda that offers guests an authentic yet luxurious experience.
Surrounded by large manicured gardens, Avence Arte + Hotel occupies an ideal position overlooking the city of San Cristobal.
The 12 bedrooms are set around a large courtyard, all of which are spacious and have been individually decorated with antique furniture, wooden floors and fireplaces. The art on the walls - much of which is for sale - brings a contemporary touch to this 17th century converted house. Each room has a plasma screen television, while the suites also have a hydro-massage bath.
There is a small restaurant serving inventive Mexican and Mediterranean cuisine, and much of the food is grown in the hotel's own vegetable garden. There is also a museum showcasing work from local artists, from the 17th century to the present day. A small spa is on site, offering a selection of massages and treatments.
The hotel is fifteen minute's walk from the centre of town, but the peace and quiet and stunning views make that extra walk well worth it.
Ollie, Original Traveller