We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Spa Day with Meeting Place Morelos - 2014”

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
Hostal de la Luz - Spa Holistic Resort
Ranked #4 of 20 Hotels in Tepoztlan
Certificate of Excellence
Shelburne, Vermont
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Spa Day with Meeting Place Morelos - 2014”
Reviewed 11 June 2014

We spent a lovely day at the spa, with excellent views and accommodations. The spa has many choices for therapies ranging from a sweat lodge with traditional shaman blessings followed by a surprising slide down into a very cold pool. Great feeling after the cleansing. I heard great things about the massages (I wish I'd done that), but chose instead, the water therapy for the alignment of the 7 chakras.

I really enjoyed the fire ceremony with the Shaman, done at the top of the spa in an organized circle. I still wear my red blessing string with the 7 knots.

This is really a wonderful experience and place of great beauty. Be prepared to walk many stairs.

Room Tip: They are building a new wing that will accommodate the disabled/wheelchair access in the Fall. The...
See more room tips
  • Stayed June 2014, travelled on business
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank wired7234
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

163 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    90
    48
    13
    4
    8
See reviews for
11
97
10
7
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (3)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Baku, Azerbaijan
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Spent one night at the holistic boutique resort and it is ideal for those who love anything that has to do with esoteric matters. There is yoga, meditation, temazcal, rituals, etc. Food is very good, homestyle nothing fncy but very tasteful. The rooms are adequate. No TV.
Brearhtaking views of the mountains (hoping to see UFOs with no success) but truly impressive. The town of Tepoztlan is very nice. Did my Kirliam photo for my aura and it turns out I am an angel!!!!!
For hyoer perso as me, too peaceful but it was worthwhile.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Ricardo A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Mexico
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2013

I visited Hostal de la Luz for the second time this weekend and had a very frightening experience.

During a private temazcal, the shaman became physically aggressive with my mother, massaging her back with such force that she yelled out in pain and asked him to stop. Instead, he pressed her head down to his groin level and started to touch her lower belly. My mother told him she felt uncomfortable and that she wanted to get out but he would not stop touching her. I tried to push the door open but it was locked from the outside. It took ten minutes of pleading to have the shaman let us out - he had to yell a code to the two men lurking outside. Once we were outside, the shaman told my mother that she needed to work on her issues, that were making him feel "very strong emotions". No wonder, what with his moaning. Very terrifying experience.

When we complained to the manager, he said that he has taken temazcales there many a times and has never felt uncomfortable, "so it is very subjective". If two women are locked into a cave with an unknown man in boxers and he forcefully subdues one of them and they complain about being terrified, the correct response is "I'm sorry and we will make sure this never happens again to any of our guests", not to sneakily blame the victims.

The temazcal - one of the main activities in this retreat, should never be locked from the outside, should not include touching (I had done it once before with my boyfriend at this same hotel and wasn't touched), and when any of the clients say they want to get out, they should be able to do so immediately. Having large areas of the hotel completely isolated is asking for trouble.

Please, if you are a woman and traveling to this hotel, especially without a male partner, be particularly alert.

Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
Helpful?
25 Thank Karla Z
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
mexico,d.f
Level Contributor
32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2013

love the place the food is good, service is good spa is good, second time around only one small detail the first time i was there the shower were not up to standard of the place, cold hot water came out in spurts ask the reception to fix it and they did now that i went back had the same issue you try to regulate the flow of the water and it just not there, you could be bathing in a nice water temperature when all of a sudden you get a burning sensation or exactly the opposite.Its a shame that after a year they did nothing to fix it, The spa was great except for one of the exfoliation treatments that really is just a waste of money and time, Temazcal great and deep skin massage great as well as facial treatments. Will go back again if i can just hope this time around the water problem is taken care of.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank mzaga63
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
New Delhi, India
Level Contributor
63 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2013

If you're looking for a very relaxing experience, this is the perfect place! With an outstanding view, beautiful well kept premises and good services, this is the place to go in Tepoztlan. Just keep in mind that it's on the way to Amatlán, so it's a bit far from downtown Tepoztlan.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank LuzRuiz
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Mexico City, Mexico
Level Contributor
45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2012

We were staying in this hotel on Dicember 8 for night, weekend escape from City. This hotel was recommended by my friend who used to write about travel in Mexico. This hotel is surrounded by mountain, so which has beautiful view and fresh air. The hotel staff were mostly friendly, and kind. In the room, there is not TV and internet connection as well. Which mean, you have to escape from reality( that I thought) but don't worry, for people who need to be connected, there is the area you can connect your smart phone or iphone, PC.
They have varieties of activities even for weekend. I will recommend several class for people who want to have "Holystcit".
I strongly recommend to take " Temazcal", which is harbal Mexican sauna, which we missed to do it this time. Also I recommend to take a session of Chi-kohn which is similar to Tai chi, but difference is Chi-kohn is for cure, while Taichi is for defence. The instructor who teach Chi-kohn is really lovely middle age lady. Also meditation is good to get calm.
About the foods that someone in other comments was mentioned was not bad in my opinion. The foods are local Mexican cuisine. If you are not big fun of Mexican foods, I won't recommend to stay there. They have several drink opstions like beer and cocktels.
They have hot tab and pool in outside.
How to get there is a little complecated. Someone who don't speak spanish or not familiar to drive in Mexico, taxi is good option from Mexico City. It is depend on traffic, but minimum 50 minutes maximum 2 hours from Mexico City.
I rate only 3 because I am so dissapointed about spa. The therapists me and my husband had definitely not professionals. I hope they should be trained, due to their name of hotel.
Otherwise, this hotel is nice to place to escape from City and relax with nature. We will come back without spa...

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Oralpath
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Mexico City, Mexico
Level Contributor
47 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2012

I truly recommend Hostal de la Luz to take a break from your every day life and retreat in this gorgeous resort to connect with nature or yourself in a beautiful and spiritual ambiance. A place that lives up to the holistic claim.
The hotel is built so that almost everywhere in it you are faced with the amazing Tepozteco mountains, you´re just constantly in awe with the view.
There are many nice and unique areas, whether it´s the cenote pool, the labyrinth, the shiva terrace, the ashram etc., where you can tell all details were carefully thought and are there to help you relax, meditate, practice yoga, read a book or simply lay back and enjoy the moment.
I went there as part of a weekend workshop, so we had many activities and guided meditations. Don´t miss the temazcal experience with a chaman, a must!
The Spa is very nice too, with many massages and treatments to choose.
The rooms are big, comfortable and clean.
The service is great and the food is good.
It is in a small and secluded town called Amatlán, only 45 mins. from Mexico city and 10 mins. from Tepoztlán.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
3 Thank Rocio V
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Tepoztlan hotels
4.0 mi away
Posada Del Tepozteco
Posada Del Tepozteco
#6 of 20 in Tepoztlan
4.5 of 5 bubbles 136 reviews
1.8 mi away
Villas Valle Mistico
Villas Valle Mistico
#8 of 20 in Tepoztlan
4.0 of 5 bubbles 51 reviews
3.7 mi away
Hotel Teocalli
Hotel Teocalli
#11 of 20 in Tepoztlan
3.5 of 5 bubbles 44 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.6 mi away
Hotel Amatlan de Quetzalcoatl
Hotel Amatlan de Quetzalcoatl
#15 of 20 in Tepoztlan
3.0 of 5 bubbles 33 reviews
2.2 mi away
Casa Isabella Hotel Boutique
2.4 mi away
La Buena Vibra Retreat & Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Hostal de la Luz - Spa Holistic Resort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hostal de la Luz - Spa Holistic Resort

Property: Hostal de la Luz - Spa Holistic Resort
Address: Carretera Federal Tepoztlan | Col. Amatlan, Tepoztlan 62524, Mexico
Phone Number:
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Morelos > Tepoztlan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Tepoztlan
#4 Romantic Hotel in Tepoztlan
#4 Luxury Hotel in Tepoztlan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Hostal de la Luz - Spa Holistic Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 21
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Priceline, Traveltool, S.L.U. and HRS so you can book your Hostal de la Luz - Spa Holistic Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hostal De La Luz - Spa Holistic Hotel Tepoztlan

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing