Luxury Travel Advisor dijo: It is Casa Cartagena, a 17 th- century residence which its italian owner has restored, leaving original features like the Stone walls in view, and adding trendy molded designer lighting and contemporary Italian furniture. Proving, yet again Italians do it better. The 16 suites, in the old and the new buildings have built – in oxygen systems to help with soroche or altitude sickness, and come in different shapes and color shemes. All have private balconies and they all look onto the flag stoned and grass patio, which takes on a fairytale atmosphere at night when the large illuminated globe in the center glows like a toppled full moon.
One reason to sty longer is to indulge in the Qoya Spa which has a XL Jacuzzi, a sauna and all glass wall looking out on the hillside bohemian district of San Blas, which, at night, becomes a twinkling crib. Spa Manager says relaxing massages are popular and so is the metaphorical massage consisting of head, hand and foot treatments. Luxury travel advisors would do best to book at least two months ahead, but six months out is best for the Easter Holy week, Christmas, New Year´s and the June intiraimi winter solstice festival week. For VIP requirements, contact Jose Carlos Canales, they will also advise on availability if your clients want to take over the entire hotel. Dine Time: La Bodega de la chola restaurant where Nobel Pablo Neruda wrote some of his poetry here and Che Guevara is said to have been a patron.