Best Luxury Hotels In Tijuana – Tijuana is evolving into a vibrant cultural destination with chic hotels to match | © Witold Skrypczak / Alamy Stock Photo
Just over the international border from California, Tijuana is shedding its rebellious reputation and evolving into a vibrant cultural site. As a result, hip urban boutique hotels are springing up to cater to the savvy traveller. But if you prefer a familiar base for your time in Baja California’s largest city, there are still plenty of standard international favorites. Choose the right hotel in Tijuana from our selection of the best places to stay in Tijuana – they can be booked with Culture Trip.
Best Luxury Hotels In Tijuana
Shoppers will appreciate Lucerna’s location. Shop till you drop at the nearby Plaza Rio Mall. But for something a little more authentic, walk 15 minutes to the Hidalgo Herb Market and shop for colorful handicrafts. Back at this hotel in Tijuana there is a large pool. All 168 rooms have a balcony or terrace, where you can put your feet up with a glass of local wine and watch the sun set over the cityscape.
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City slickers looking for guaranteed comfort and quality amenities can always count on Marriott to tick the boxes. The rooms have international standard pillowtop mattresses and marble bathrooms. The 24-hour fitness center and rooftop pool have spectacular views of the city. The Tijuana Country Club and golf course are five minutes’ walk away – so when city life gets too much, there’s always peace and quiet on the greens.
Ideal for sports fans, the Gamma hotel in Tijuana is a 15-minute taxi ride from the city’s main stadiums: Caliente Stadium for soccer and Chevron Stadium for baseball. If the children are pulling, the Aquatica slide is only 15 minutes in the other direction, over the border in San Diego. Catering to corporate customers, the rooms are clean and comfortable and there is a restaurant on site.
Design lovers will appreciate Quartz’s aesthetic—it’s a step up from the standard hotel offerings in Tijuana. The reception area is a huge slab of quartz, creating the cool and clean theme of the hotel. The chairs look like they could be at home in a gallery, and the food looks like works of art on your plate. All rooms have views of the garden.
Located in the financial district next to sister hotel Hotel Lucerna, Hotel K Tower in Tijuana is an adults-only affair – it’s champagne at check-in. This modern high-rise has a popular rooftop bar and sushi restaurant, as well as a pool and hot tub with city views. Named after Hollywood legends, the uber-luxe loft suites shine in golden hues and luxurious fabrics. The minibar has a pleasant selection of craft beers and wines from the Guadalupe Valley.
Alou Hotel Boutique
City dwellers will love this little boutique bolthole in the heart of downtown Tijuana. As one of the best hotels in Tijuana, it has its own coffee lobby and restaurant on the top floor, but make the most of the restaurants and taqueros outside your door. There is one on almost every corner and a great food market just steps away. The nine bedrooms are hip and huge with colorful zigzag patterned walls.
Lovers of art and modern culture will love the quirky nature of this corner hotel in Tijuana. The interior of the pastel pink Nook is inspired by the cross-cultural lifestyle of the border cities of San Diego and Tijuana. One side of the hotel faces the street that leads north to the US border. The lobby outside each of the 17 rooms is an art gallery, and there’s an 80s-inspired restaurant next door.
On a budget? Book instead at one of the best cheap hotels in Tijuana. For travel ideas, check out the best things to do while you’re here; Also, be sure to check out some of the best restaurants in Tijuana.