Hotel Quinta Real Zacatecas, colonial suites in a bullfighting ring

The Quinta Real Zacatecas Hotel is located in Zacatecas, in Mexico. The hotel used to be a bullfighting ring which now has several suites.


The hotel has 49 suites. Each suites has a double bed, a bathroom and views towards the hotel’s patio, which is the bullfighting ring. The hotel’s halls follow the bullfighting ring’s structure.

The suites are decorated in a colonial style, with large wardrobes, ancient furniture and art pieces. The bathrooms are large and there are bathrobes for guests. Each room has air conditioning, a desk and chair, a safe, a pillow menu and a plasma television set.

The 36 Master Suites are decorated in a traditional Mexican style. There is a bathroom and a shower  each bathroom, and some suites have their own terrace. Price is from 98€ per night.

There are ten Grand Class Suites, colonial suites with a large lounge. Some suites have an extra sofa. The bathrooms have a separate jacuzzi and shower. These suites have views towards the hotel’s patio. Price is around 144€ per night.

The Presidential Suite is a large duplex suite. The terrace has views towards the bullfighting arena. The master bedroom, dining hall, living room with a television set and a bathroom with shower are located on the ground floor. Two Master Suites are located on the upper floor, and each master suite has two double beds and a bathroom with a bathtub and a shower.


There is a bar and a restaurant at the hotel where guests will be able to enjoy traditional regional dishes cooked using local ingredients. The hotel’s restaurant is located on the ancient bullfighting arena, and the stone structure is decorated in a a colonial style with colourful flowers.

La Plaza restaurant is located on the arena and has three floors. The dining halls have views towards the arena, a nearby aqueduct and the Fatima Cathedral. Guests will be able to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in the dining halls, which have high ceilings, a chandeliers and several pieces of art. Spicy regional dishes are served during the meals.

Bar Botarel is located in the bull pen, where the bulls were kept before entering the arena. Concerts are organized at the bar, where guests can enjoy the wine menu.


There are several halls where events can be organized. Guests will be able to organize private conferences and larger events in the hotel bar, in its restaurants and in the event halls.

The hotel can organize tours around the region. There is a small exchange booth near the lobby. Inside the hotel there is a tobacco shop and a shop that sells silver, one of the region’s main products.


The hotel is located in the colonial San Pedro Bullfighting Ring. The arena was recently renovated, conserving the bullfighting’s ring main structure.

Guests can enjoy a glass of wine, a custom in many Quinta Real hotels. The main arena is now a large patio with colonial architecture and a fountain.

Guests will be able to discover the city’s colonial past. The Mine of Eden is one of the city’s most visited attractions, and guests can explore the tunnels of the mine. There is a cable car between the ancient mine and the Cerro de la Bufa, a place known for its views towards the city.

The city was built in red stone and most buildings have iron balconies. Guesst will be able to visit the city’s cathedral, which is located on the Plaza de Armas main square. A short distance from the hotel there are several museums, the Museum of Abstract Art, the Pedro Coronel Museum and the Rafael Coronel Museum. The main market is the Mercado Gonzalez Ortega, where guests will be able to buy local products ranging from leather and silver to local wine.

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