La Alhondiga is now an elegant hotel that is considered one of the oldest buildings in the city built in the colonial Puebla. Historical data relating to the Alhondiga of Puebla was founded by order of Viceroy Payo Enríquez de Rivera, in 1676, for sale of maize, although carbon-14 tests applied to show some pillars that have a similar age to Cathedral, so that building dating from the year 1626. In a modern style Hotel La Alhondiga offers 50 rooms totally renovated with the latest standards of comfort. The hotel has facilities for special events like weddings, social gatherings, business services or business meeting. Restaurant La Alhondiga open for breakfast and lunch from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious and traditional Mexican food in a friendly and welcome atmosphere because they offer a variety of dishes typical of different regions of the country where you can pick your favourite. For the meat lovers there is The Prime, an American steak restaurant-bar. And since you cannot miss a good wine to accompany a juicy steak, The Prime offers you a nice selection of wines from Chile, Argentina and Mexico, as well as different national and international alcoholic drinks, thus after a meal you can enjoy a delicious cocktail while relaxing in the comfortable restaurant facilities.