La Purificadora

Location: Mexico City & Around | Mexico

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

La Purificadora is a brilliant combination of Mexico’s edgy contemporary design, and the fascinating history that surrounds it. Built in a former ice factory in the Colonial city of Puebla, it has been restored and brought to extraordinary life by renowned architect Ricardo Legorreta.
Perfect forArchitecture buffs who want to explore the colourful colonial streets of this UNESCO heritage city, and anyone who wants to get their teeth into authentic Mexican cuisine.
In the knowHave your fortune told by a sparrow, a cockerel or even a rabbit from the street performers in the city’s artist’s quarter.

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  • Luxury Hotel

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

La Purificadora is in Puebla, a colonial city on the road between Mexico City and Oaxaca.

Rooms at La Purificadora

A triumph of stunning contemporary design, La Purificadora is decorated only in black and white, with touches of bishop’s purple. The rooms are cool, restful spaces with polished floor tiles, and exposed brickwork on the walls, along with sleek, clear glass wardrobes, and Kiehl’s bath products.

Food & Drink

La Purificadora’s lobby has an open wall looking onto the next-door church of San Francisco – illuminated at night and creating a stunning backdrop for the hotel's bar and warming fire pits. The restaurant meanwhile has shared tables, and serves a delicious and hearty Mexican menu with a contemporary twist.

Facilities

Another impressive design feature of the former purification plant is the upstairs lap pool, which faces the terrace and has clear glass sides.

Activities at La Purificadora

Wandering the colourful colonial streets of Puebla is an activity in itself, and as you step into the zocalo (main square) you’ll find it throbbing with history from the days of public hangings, to present day matadors. Must sees for architecture buffs include Mexico’s tallest cathedral, one of the oldest theatres in the world, and the bizarre ‘House of Dolls’ which is tiled with grotesques. As for foodies, Puebla is Mexico’s gastronomic heart, and is famed for distinctive local dishes like chalupas, tacos árabes, and mole poblano. Back at La Purificadora you can sample the innovative spa treatments, including music therapy and vibrotherapy.

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