Whether you’re heading to La Paz in search of sunshine, desert adventures, world-class scuba diving, or fresh seafood, you need a place to stay that lives up to the natural beauty and vibrant culture of La Paz.
But not all of La Paz’s hotels are created equal, or worth spending your pretty pennies at.
In this accommodation roundup, I share some of my top picks for mindful hotels and resorts in La Paz that deliver excellent experiences and services and endeavor to do business responsibly.
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It can be tough to decide on where to stay in La Paz especially if it’s your first time and you’re not familiar with the city. (We learned that through trial and error!)
Indeed, the city can feel big at times but it’s spread out quite spaciously in grid style. Unlike most other destinations in Mexico, La Paz feels more like a seaside town than a capital city.
This makes getting around the heart of the city easy on foot, bike, or on skates (skating, as you’ll see, is extremely popular here!).
What’s more, for easy access to all of La Paz’s best hotels, restaurants, cafes, shops, etc, and the coastal boardwalk, you’ll want to stay around the historic center or downtown La Paz (see map below for reference).
That said, this guide will cover the top places to stay in La Paz that are concentrated around the historic center and heart of the city.
Please note this isn’t a comprehensive list, and more La Paz hotels with great potential are currently under construction, so save this post for later reference as I will update it!
Here are the crème de la crème of boutique hotels and resorts in La Paz, Mexico. 🇲🇽
Best Hotels & Places to Stay in La Paz
When walking along the waterfront of La Paz Malecón, you can’t help but gawk at the alluring white-washed colonial building that is home to the 5-star Baja Club Hotel.
From the exquisite rooftop sunset bar to the inviting outdoor dip pool to the sauna and spa, and more, this hotel in La Paz offers top-notch treatment with intentional style.
You’ll feel like you’re staying in a little oasis in La Paz! 🌟
For your room, you can choose from garden, terrace, or rooftop suites, and enjoy all your creature comforts; satellite TV, shower slippers, comfy beds, and balconies (for select rooms only).
While you could walk down the street for lunch or dinner, you won’t even want to as the hotel’s lunch/dinner menu is creative locally sourced, sustainably fished, and comes with a pairing of natural wine or cocktails.
If you’re looking for a hotel with a refined design that’s right front and center of all the action, but that still offers quietude and the chance to kick back and rejuvenate, then go ahead and book your stay at Baja Club here.
If you dare take a quick scroll through the photos of the Residence Las Flores B&B in the heart of La Paz and you’ll be booking your stay right away.
This lovely and cozy hotel receives immense praise for its welcoming staff, cleanliness, and beautiful amenities.
One thing that sets this hotel apart from other hotels in La Paz is its unique character. You won’t feel like “just another tourist” in some concrete jungle of a hotel.
Whether you are on a romantic getaway or a family vacation, Residence Las Flores offers a memorable hotel experience in La Paz. Click here to book
You might also consider a stay at the Posada Las Flores Hotel, which operates under the same management.
This hotel is exquisitely decorated with beautiful, dark colonial-style furnishings and is another top choice for stays in La Paz! I always drool over the sea views from their second-level restaurant/dining area whenever I pass by.
For accommodation that, like Mexico at large, is vibrant, full of color, and offers unmatched hospitality, then check out Casa Juarez Bed & Breakfast.
Guests rate this hotel ‘Superb’ for good reason! Everything from the heaping breakfast portions to the inner courtyard with a pool is well-thought and taken care of.
Perhaps best of all is this homely B&B‘s location tucked away on a quiet side street nearby the Malecón.
This isn’t your 5-start resort in La Paz by any means, but it’s got everything you need for a wonderfully comfortable and more “local” stay in the heart of the city.
Check rates & availability for Casa Juarez B&B here 🧡
Ideal for solo business travelers or families looking for modern rooms, Hotel La Catedral is a modern, clean hotel with a rooftop pool in a prime location in downtown La Paz. We used to pass this hotel all the time walking to/from home!
Sure, the hotel’s proximity to tons of restaurants is ideal for a centralized stay, but the perk of staying here is not just its location but also its beautiful rooftop terrace and pool.
Honestly, this wouldn’t be my first go-to choice as I prefer hotel rooms that are a bit less “hotely,” however, its undoubtedly one of the more popular places to stay in La Paz, thanks to its amenities and rooftop pool offering beautiful views over the historic La Paz Cathedral. Not every hotel in town can offer that!
As for the Standard Rooms, they are what you’d expect out and are outfitted with single or double beds, TVs, and office desks/chairs.
Click here to check rates and availability for La Catedral Hotel.
Malecón 1680 is a brand new 4-star hotel located directly along the La Paz Malecón offering beautiful and minimal yet elegant apartment-hotel style rooms. You will have a direct view overlooking La Paz Bay!
This cute hotel is as central to the beating heart of La Paz as you can get. You’ll be close to the city beach, marina, dive shops, adventure outfitters, shops, and a handful of underrated bars and restaurants—all within easy walking distance!
Fancy a cocktail out on the balcony for sunset, anyone?
If I came to La Paz as a first-timer, I’d stay here because while I love eating out, I love coming back to my own place and being able to cook and stretch out for my remote work. I just love the design of this place too!
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