Casa Escuela

Merida Collection

Casa Escuela is a century old architectural beauty where memories of the past and hopes for the future have found a home.

Starting at
$2,550 USD/night
Seasonal rates may apply
12 guests · 8 beds · 5 bedrooms · 6 bathrooms

Built in 1919, Casa Escuela (School House) was originally designed as a private residence for a local family in Merida, Yucatan.

In 1965 it was converted to a co-ed school in the rapidly growing center of town. Casa Escuela closed its doors in 2011 until it was purchased by its current owners in 2018 who re-opened the space with the idea of transforming it into a community hub for learning and lived experiences across a variety of cultural and artistic disciplines.

Today, Casa Escuela is considered one of the most extraordinary homes in all the the Yucatan. The home offers accommodation for up to 12 guests, with five bedrooms including two king bedrooms and three double bedrooms, each with handmade furniture featuring tzalam solid wood and linen bedding.

The front entrance of the home features an art gallery and artisan store for guests. Upon entering, a landscaped courtyard and patio provide seamless access to all rooms. To the left, a spacious living room awaits, while the dining room, connected to a bar and and stunning kitchen equipped with a wood-fired pizza oven and traditional clay plate for tortilla-making, lies beyond the courtyard.

Beneath the courtyard, a cenote-inspired spa, complete with a steam room and shower, offers a unique escape with water cascading into the cenote.

The first floor features two bedrooms—a master suite with a king-size bed and a double queen room—both offering immediate access to the swimming pool.

Upstairs, a king-size suite with a private balcony, along with two bedrooms featuring queen-size beds, accommodate guests comfortably.

Daily breakfast is included in the stay and Casa Escuela has an in-house chef who can prepare additional meals upon request. 

A house manager ensures guests have everything they need during their stay, including recommendations on activities, experiences and restaurants. Casa Escuela partners with local hacienda owners, private cenotes and private archaeological sites, so guests can have a curated, unique experience.

Casa Escuela has a private movie room with projector that can also be turned into an extra bedroom as requested! 

Bedroom 1: King Bed + Ensuite + Private Patio

Bedroom 2: King Bed + Ensuite + Private Baclony

Bedroom 3: 2 Queen Beds + Ensuite

Bedroom 4: 2 Queen Beds + Ensuite

Bedroom 5: 2 Queen Beds + Ensuite

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