The Hotel Trinidad (not to be confused with the Hotel Trinidad Galleria) was booked for us by our hosts in Mexico. Unfortunately, when we arrived my wife had the stomach flu and was very sick. The interior of the hotel is very ecclectic with a mix of traditional, colonial, and modern art, plus plants galore which made for a very fun environment. We got into our room which had 2 open windows and a fan, but no A/C. The windows could be kept open thanks to the walls around the hotel and room, but even then the fantastic Merida breeze barely crept into the room and so the room was about 10 degrees hotter than outside. The heat of course made my wife that much sicker. There was a bathroom in the room which had a screen door on it. There were a few tiny dead ants in the sink and a couple of small bugs in the batthroom, though fortunately no roaches or big spiders.
As the night progressed and my wife continued being sick I went to the lobby to get water. There was someone on duty 24 hours, but they had no water. He was very friendly and got us an extra electric fan and directed me 3 blocks down the street to a 24 hour Pemex convenience store. On my way to the convenience store I passed the hotel Los Aluxes and found out they had air conditioning, so took my wife there. The rooms at Los Aluxes were very clean and the A/C very, very good, so we stayed there and were very pleased.
I liked the authenticity of Hotel Trinidad and it was close to some lively parts of town, but the heat and bugs were too much. I was told they did have air conditioned rooms but that night those rooms were all full.
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- Also Known As:
- Trinidad Hotel Merida