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February 3, 2010

Mexico City’s newest boutique hotel is high on design

Designed by Yabu Pushelberg, boutique hotel Las Alcobas has just opened in Mexico City’s Polanco district. Meaning “The Alcoves,” the 35-room property has a contemporary design informed by traditional Mexican influences. The latter is at work in the hotel’s Aurora Spa, too, where treatments feature local ingredients (think: agave, maize and vanilla).

But you’ll have to wait until spring to sample cooking by Chef Marta Ortiz, Mexico City’s own celebrity chef, who will helm the hotel’s two gourmet restaurants.

Read more about Las Alcobas, and other properties that have recently opened in Mexico City, here.

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