Leon, Guanajuato is the fifth largest city in Mexico, according to the Ministry of Tourism. The leather industry is the city’s main product, shipping nationally and internationally. The History Channels website has 10 distinct archaeological sites surrounding Leon dating back to Mesoamerican times. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the area because of all the mountain biking, hiking and similar activities available. Pets are a common sight in Leon and there are several pet-friendly hotels available for visitors.
Hotel del Campestre
Hotel del Campestre was remodeled in 2004 to update the amenities plus is a pet-friendly hotel for no additional cost. The 141 rooms all have cable television, Internet access and private baths, but guests may want to upgrade to one of the suites, which include separate sleeping and living areas plus a kitchen area. Besides the restaurant and gym available to the guests, the hotel offers baby-sitting services, pet care, safe deposit boxes, grocery services and a laundry facility. The city museum, the Zoo of Leon and the bullring are all close to the hotel. The hotels also can arrange outdoor activities such as biking, hiking and golf.
Hotel Real Azteca
The Hotel Real Azteca offers a fine-dining restaurant serving traditional Mexican cuisine, a workout center and 47 rooms, plus two suites. Each room is equipped with cable television, a coffeemaker, a hair dryer, an iron with an ironing board and wireless Internet service, and pets are welcome for an additional fee. Nestled in the heart of the city, the hotel places guests in a central location to all the activities like biking, walking trails, golf and sightseeing. After a long day, guests can top it off by relaxing with a drink in the hotel’s bar.
Hotel Posada Santa Fe
Hotel Posada Santa Fe is located just 10 minutes outside Leion, between the city and the capital of Guanajuato. The rooms are supplied with cable television, wireless Internet access and coffeemakers, and some of the rooms allow pets for an extra charge. Guests can upgrade to one of the suites or the fourth floor suite, which has a private roof-top terrace, but none of the suites allow pets. The hotel’s restaurants offer dining inside or at the sidewalk restaurant, both serving national and international cuisine, with a daily special of Mexican dinners to choose from. The hotel has a bar as well. Guests benefit from the close proximity to the nearby archaeological sites and parks offering swimming, golf, biking or walking trails.