Need to know
Noon, although later check-out may be arranged on request, subject to availability.
Double rooms from $102.00, excluding tax at 16 per cent.
Rates include breakfast.
The hotel pool will be closed for refurbishment from 7 January to 1 April 2019.
At the hotel
Spa with two steam rooms and Jacuzzi, gym, library, free WiFi throughout, valet parking ($3 a day). In rooms: plasma TV, Bose sound system and Yuc-Herbal bath products.
Our favourite rooms
The balcony-endowed Superior Bedrooms are the cosiest; the views of colonial Puebla are worth paying more for. P and Z have the most impressive outlooks. The Royal Suite at the top of the hotel has a long terrace leading down to a private heated pool, where you can bask with a bird's eye view of La Purificadora's stunning lobby.
Open to the elements, the slender rooftop pool has a glass wall, allowing margarita-supping bar guests to engage in a spot of subaquatic voyeurism. The square Jacuzzi nearby, thankfully, is opaque
The spa offers treatments from lymphatic drainage to firming facials, as well as more traditional massages and body wraps.
Puebla’s cobbled streets can be unforgiving on the heels, so pack some flats for city strolls. For drinking, dining and at La Purificadora, however, only Choos will do.
Up to two well-behaved dogs are welcome in most rooms for US$50 (plus tax) a pup a night. See more pet-friendly hotels in Puebla.
While kids are welcome, La Purificadora is decidedly geared towards grown-ups.