Casa del Balam

Casa del Balam

Casa del Balam, built in 1970, has a classic yet eclectic elegance. Parts of the hotel were originally the home of the Barbachano family, the owners, and as such the hotel incorporates art and antique furniture liberally throughout. The hotel is designed to make guests feel at home, and the staff and owners personally make this a reality.

With some nice facilities, Casa del Balam might be the ideal option for visitors looking to do a bit of swimming. Relaxing by the pool is just the thing after a long day exploring the area.

Located near the heart of Merida, Casa del Balam offers a warm welcome to tourists who are thinking about staying in this part of the city or a nearby location.


Standard rooms have plenty of lighting and space. Some have a small balcony with a view of El Teatro Jose Peon Contreras.

The Master Suites were formerly part of where the Barbachanos, the owners, used to stay, and are located in the original section of the hotel. The rooms have been preserved over the years and still hold the family's original furniture.

The Honeymoon suites are intimate and have great views of the local university as well as 57th and 60th streets. These rooms come with a king bed, bathrobes, a coffeemaker, and bath salts.

In terms of quality, we've awarded this hotel a rating of three and a half stars.

Below, you can see a listing of in-room amenities offered by Casa del Balam.

  • Room Service

Check with the property to ensure the availability of their amenities, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

Casa del Balam offers services and facilities that include a swimming pool, childcare, 24/7 medical service, massages, shopping, limited Wi-Fi, newspaper, help with car rental and tours, laundry, a safe, and accommodations for special occasions like anniversaries and birthdays.

The following list identifies other amenities on this property:

  • Elevators
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Highspeed Internet

However, since these details tend to change, it's suggested that you call the front desk if you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available. To see more info about the activities that Casa del Balam offers, click here.


Casa del Balam has an in-house bistro called “Las Palomas” as well as a bar.

Besides what is available on-site, visitors looking for extra culinary variety may also want to consider some of the region's other nearby restaurant selections. It's a smart idea to learn which choices are available nearby, though Casa del Balam provides some tempting choices of their own. For more information about your dining options near this property, click here.

Guest Services

Casa del Balam offers guest services, including the ones in the following list, helping you to get the most out of your relaxing trip to the Yucatan Peninsula.

  • Maid Service
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry


One closeby area of interest from the hotel is Merida. If you want to find even more attractions and fun, escape for a day trip to a neighboring city to explore the sights and sounds they have to offer.

For additional information about what's near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Calle 57, Merida, Mexico 97000

Phone: (999) 924-8844



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