Guadalajara is the second largest city in Mexico and is known as the "Pearl of the West." This is also a musical city. It is the birthplace of Mariachi and holds a Mariachi festival every year. Surprisingly, it is also known for its mild climate, which draws visitors all through the year. Hotel visitors will find accommodations ranging from family oriented hotels with babysitting services to private villas with all the amenities.
There are many hotels that provide conference space. Expo Guadalajara is the largest venue, with space for up to 3,000 people, as well as smaller meeting rooms.
Visitors to Guadalajara hotels will find the best restaurants are in the downtown or the historic district, and many are proud to serve traditional mestizo cuisine, but there are also French, Chinese, and American steakhouses around the city. There are also famous fastfood chains, like Dominos Pizza, which is happy to deliver directly to the hotel room.
Hotel visitors will want to visit the Jose Cuervo Distillery, La Rojena, which opens it doors for tours, so the whole process of making tequila is revealed to the interested tourist.
Guadalajara is the home of the largest open-air market in the Northern Hemisphere. Hotel visitors can also take a short trip to Tlaquepaque, which has over 300 shops offering all kinds of merchandise.
While there are sports of all kinds in Guadalajara, the city is known for being a prime location for extreme sports in and around the city, especially in Parque Metropolitano.