Set in a restored 16th-century colonial building, this elegant hotel is centrally located in Veracruz’s historic port area. Set around an arched courtyard with fountains, it offers a gym and outdoor pool. Spacious air-conditioned rooms feature tiled floors, high ceilings and chandeliers. Each has cable TV, a safe and coffee maker. The private bathroom comes with a hairdryer. The Holiday Inn Veracruz-Centro Historico has a bar and restaurant. A variety of shops, bars and restaurants can be found within a short walk. Venustiano Carranza Lighthouse, Veracruz Aquarium and Maritime Museum are near the hotel. There is a 24-hour reception, and you can hire a car from the tour desk.