Written by guest blogger Hotel Slippers
Located in McAllen, Texas on the southern tip of the Texas/Mexico border, the Casa De Palmas Hotel is just waiting to be enjoyed. The hotel looks like a private Hacienda with a captivating boutique feel. Built in 1918, this 57 room, Spanish designed building became a Texas Historic Landmark in 1979. Now boasting 165 rooms and 21 suites, the hotel has a meeting and conference center, ballroom, exercise club and has been the venue for weddings and special events.
After undergoing an $8 million dollar renovation, the Casa De Palmas is a unique historic hotel with a friendly, professional staff. From the moment I stepped onto the property, I knew this small Texas town had a very special treasure. Mexican tile floors throughout the lower level led to a spiral winding stairway. The entire hotel had been decked out in red and green Christmas colors. White twinkle lights added a festive look to my holiday stay….
Yeah, that's me, the one standing in the aisle wearing flammable polyester...