Fun Things to Do in Saltillo

Tucked high into the vast and beautiful Sierra Madre Oriental mountain range, Saltillo is a city that manages to feel modern and historic at once. Founded in 1577, the oldest city in northeast Mexico boasts enchanting colonial architecture, while some of the country’s top museums, art galleries and a leading university add a dash of cosmopolitan energy.

Quinta Dorada Hotel & Suites is located in the heart of Saltillo’s Golden Zone, just 10 minutes from Aeropuerto Plan de Guadalupe and five minutes from downtown. We are also moments from the historical center and walking distance from upscale restaurants and shopping malls. If you would like additional information on the attractions below, or more things to do and see, please ask our front desk staff when you arrive at Quinta Dorada Hotel & Suites. We want you to stay happy with us!

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Plaza Sendero

Distance from hotel: 7 minutes
Plaza Sendero

 In Plaza Sendero Saltillo you can fill your pantry, go to the cinema and watch a movie, buy clothes and accessories for the whole family. Also you find shoe stores, jewelry stores, banks, service establishments

Baseball Stadium

Distance from hotel: 2 minutes
Overhead View of Baseball Stadium

This newly renovated, 16,000-seat baseball stadium is home to Saltillo's professional baseball team, Los Saraperos de Saltillo, whose season ranges from March to August. The stadium has also hosted several key games in Mexico’s baseball history, including the Mexican League All Star Game in 1986, 2002 and 2011.

Instituto Tecnológico de Saltillo

Distance from hotel: 5 minutes
Instituto Tecnologico De Saltillo

Located in Coahuila, this college-level technological institution was founded in 1950 by Mexican President Miguel Alemán Valdez.

Ateneo Fuente

Distance from hotel: 5 minutes
Ateneo Fuente

Established to be the “Athens of the North” in 1867, this renowned high school has produced some of Mexico’s leading scientists, politicians and artists. The Art Deco-style main building features a gallery with valuable murals and an extensive collection of Mexican art.

Plaza Real Saltillo

Distance from hotel: 2 minutes
Plaza Real Saltillo Interior

In addition to upscale shops and boutiques, this bustling shopping mall is home to several restaurants and movie theaters.

Cathedral of Santiago

Distance from hotel: 7 minutes
Cathedral of Santiago Exterior at Night

Rising high into the Saltillo city center skyline, this majestic cathedral was completed in 1800 after an arduous 55 years of construction. Showcasing architectural styles ranging from Baroque to neoclassical, it is most notable for its stunning stone Churrigueresque façade, ornately carved central dome and massive iron cross sitting atop an 81-meter tower.  

Museo de las Aves

Distance from hotel: 7 minutes
Museo De Las Aves

Housed in a historic 19th century building that formerly served as the headquarters of the Federal Highway Police and the Ministry of Agriculture, this modern museum features more than 2,300 stuffed and mounted birds representing nearly every avian species in Mexico.

Museo del Desierto

Distance from hotel: 9 minutes
Museo Del Desierto

The Museum of the Desert is one of Saltillo’s top attractions. Arranged as a series of pavilions dedicated to exploring a specific aspect of the desert ecology, the museum’s highlights include a reptile house, live prairie dogs, a botanical garden with more than 400 cactus species, and an immense T-Rex skeleton that was excavated nearby. 

Galerias Saltillo

Distance from hotel: 5 minutes
Galerias Saltillo

Featuring several big brand stores and a number of small boutiques specializing in locally made clothing, accessories, jewelry and products, this modern, upscale mall has something for every shopping enthusiast. 

Quinta Dorada Hotel

Quinta Dorada Hotel Sign

Quinta Dorada Hotel & Suites,
Perif. Luis Echeverria #1416 25280 Saltillo,
Coahuila, MX