Casa Misterio is a two-room guesthouse located in an authentic Centro Histórico barrio still untouched by the rising tourism in Merida, but with all the famous sights just a short walk away. Our home is a self-rebuilt colonial, retaining its traditional bones while reflecting the California we left behind, providing a tranquil respite from the bustling city outside. We love sharing our home with our guests. We offer cooking classes and culinary tours right from our home too! Ak us for details!
We designed, built and furnished our house all on our own, without the help of an architect. The result is a space that is unique and full of life. We are very proud of it. We named our house Casa Misterio because when you open the front doors, what was invisible from the street unfolds as you walk through the house, surprising you at every turn.
If our casita is booked, check out our second beautiful room for rent. Take a look at our balcony room at http://airbnb.com/rooms/3495386 or by scrolling to the bottom of our host profile.
Here is what some of our guests have said about Casa Misterio:
"We could not rate Erin and Manny's Airbnb offering any higher. We absolutely loved it!" --Nik
"I could not imagine a better place to stay in Merida." -Lindsey
"The place was exceptional." --David
"The best part of my stay was meeting Erin and Manny. I couldn't have felt more welcome." --Neil
"The price of the accommodation was extremely reasonable, even more so when you get a wonderful breakfast to start your day exploring." --Jim
The casita is detached from the rest of the house, accessible though the main entrance. It has a full size bed, hammock, and seating areas inside and outside, wifi, air conditioning, and en suite bath with on-demand hot water as well as an outdoor shower.
In the main house guests may enjoy anytime:
big screen tv with local channels and Netflix, anytime kitchen access, pool, garden, living and dining rooms and terrace.
Interakcija s gostima
We are a Merida native and a California girl, both trained chefs, who live full time in Merida with our two cute kids. Erin serves a healthy and filling breakfast each morning, along with great coffee and fresh juice. We both really enjoy getting to know guests over a meal, hearing about their travels, and helping them plan their time in Merida. Manny is a wealth of insider info and tips on where to go and what to avoid. Erin brings her perspective as a very happy foreigner discovering what this amazing place has to offer. Sharing our home and what we like best about our city is what being a part of Airbnb means to us.
We may have left the professional chef life behind when we moved to Merida, but our love for authentic food culture (and good eating) is a huge part of our life here. We offer a unique urban food tour, as well as cooking classes, right from (or in) our home. Get more specifics about our offerings in "Other Things to Note."
"Definitely sign up for one of the day trips on offer - you'll an interesting (and likely, yummy) day out of the city." --Caitlin
"Erin's recommendations for a local loncheria and another restaurant were perfect, we are now addicted to panuchos and salbutes." -- Rosa
"Erin and Manny really take an interest in improving your trip with their attentions and tips." --Luis
"Erin and Manny are gracious and generous hosts. They make you feel cared for while still giving your the space to enjoy being a guest." -- Bridget
"Erin and her family were simply amazing. One of the best hosts we've had." --Claudia
Laundry: wash, line-dry, fold, $120 pesos
Airport Pick Up/Drop Off: anytime am or pm, $100 pesos
Additional Meals: lunch or dinner, $200/person
Bicycles: with lock, no charge
Merida Insider Food Tour
Explore and eat your way through Merida's mercados, hidden alleyways, holes in the wall and other spots tourists never see. Your guide is a Merida native with California culinary tastes (and training). Manny speaks fluent English and grew up in this vibrant city with its unique food culture and many underground culinary gems to find.
Cost: $800/person (children 12 and under: free!)
Time: 3-4 hours
Includes: more tidbits than will probably fit in your belly, transportation
Yucatecan Cooking Class
Take a trip on a city bus to the sprawling Lucas de Galvez open air mercado in Merida's bustling Centro shopping district. Have a little tour while buying the fruits, veggies and meats needed for the day's lesson. Back at Casa Misterio, holistically trained chef Erin will guide you in preparing a traditional Yucatecan lunch, which you'll enjoy along with a few botanas and something refreshing to drink.
Cost: $850/per person
Time: 4 hours
Includes: lunch, instruction, transportation
We love kids! Our home is very family friendly, and also has plenty of space when you want privacy.
Keep the mosquitos away by making sure your screen door is always shut.
Please turn off all lights, fans and AC when you leave the house.
Electricity is expensive in Merida. Please be conscious of your energy use when enjoying the air conditioning and keep the glass doors shut when it is in use.
Help us take care of our plumbing by depositing all toilet paper in the wastebasket.