Puerta Campeche Hotel Joins ‘Luxury Collection’

15th Jun 2004

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. signed an agreement with Grupo Plan to take over the management of the company’s Puerta Campeche hotel in Mexico. Dating back to the mid-1600’s, this charming and quaint hacienda-style hotel joins Starwood’s portfolio of Luxury Collection properties. Located in the city of Campeche on the Yucatan peninsula and declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1999, The Puerta Campeche Hotel is Starwood’s seventh Luxury Collection property in Mexico.
“We are excited about the addition of this exclusive hotel to Starwood’s portfolio,” stated Stephen Alden, senior vice president for The Luxury Collection. “Our guests will enjoy the most luxurious accommodations in Campeche taking maximum advantage of its cultural and historical wealth. Also, this new agreement with Grupo Plan strengthens the solid relationship between both companies.”

“One of our main goals at Grupo Plan is to give sophisticated travelers a variety of unique vacation options in Mexico,” remarked architect Luis Bossoms, President of Grupo Plan. “This management agreement will help us achieve this goal, and we are extremely pleased to be carrying it out with Starwood Hotels & Resorts, one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world.”

The hotel features 15 spacious, luxurious guestrooms, a Governor Suite, two luxury suites, seven junior suites and five superior standard guestrooms. Restaurant “La Guardia,” with its classic Spanish colonial style, offers a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere specializing in regional cuisine with an accent on seafood. Bar “La Cava” exudes an ambience that recalls its rich colonial past as well as modern-day existence featuring an outstanding selection of wines from the Campeche region. The bar features a beautiful terrace called “El Tejaban” outfitted with plush sofas and chairs offering exquisite views of the terrace’s fountain. The hotel also features a business center and library.

The Puerta Campeche hotel invites guests to relive the glory of Mexico’s colonial days while indulging in the town’s nostalgia, cuisine, walks and profound cultural life.

In addition to The Puerta Campeche Hotel, Starwood already manages six other Luxury Collection properties in Mexico including The Tamarindo Golf Resort, The Careyes Beach Resort located on Mexico’s Pacific Gold Coast and Hacienda San Jose, Hacienda Santa Rosa, Hacienda Temozon and Hacienda Uayamon in the Yucatan.


The Luxury Collection of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, is an elite group of distinctive handpicked hotels from imperial palaces, romantic hideaways, and historical landmarks to tropical resorts that are recognized as some of the finest hotels in the world. With 76 hotels and resorts in 28 countries, each hotel has its own unique qualities, which reflect the essence of the destination and offers grandeur paired with unrivalled personal service and attention to detail.

Reservations may be made through the worldwide Luxury Collection Reservations offices with toll-free telephone numbers in 59 countries (1-800-325-3589 in the U.S. or Canada) or by visiting our website at www.luxurycollection.com

Grupo Plan is a real-estate company with a strong background history in Mexico’s tourism market sector. Grupo Plan’s portfolio includes interests in various hotels in Mexico, including Mexico DF, haciendas on the Yucatan peninsula, golf resorts and residential developments on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. For further information please visit www.grupoplan.com.


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