Near Monterrey’s Most Popular Attractions

Nightlife, Cultural Scene and Much More

iStay Hotel Monterrey Histórico is nestled in the heart of Historic Downtown Monterrey, a fifteen-minute walk from Macroplaza. Cosmopolitan and vibrant, Mexico’s third-largest city features a lively cultural scene, world-class universities and the best nightlife in northern Mexico. In addition to cutting edge restaurants and museums and a charming historic district within the city limits, the mountains surrounding Monterrey offer diverse opportunities for recreation and eco adventures.

During your visit to iStay Hotel Monterrey Histórico, our friendly staff is happy to offer recommendations on local attractions, activities and things to do.

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Obispado

Distance: 12 minutes from hotel
Obispado

This scenic lookout is located 775 meters above sea level at the top of Cerro del Obispado. In addition to featuring the largest monumental flag in Mexico it offers some of the best views in Monterrey. 

Arena Monterrey

Distance: 16 minutes from hotel
Arena Monterrey

This indoor arena offers a year-round schedule of concerts, shows and indoor sporting events such as soccer and basketball.

Auditorio Banamex

Distance: 17 minutes from hotel
Auditorio Banamex

Monterrey’s newest auditorium is a state-of-the-art facility featuring plays, concerts and conventions as well as family friendly, cultural and sporting events.

Pista de Hielo Fundidora

Distance: 17 minutes from hotel
Pista de Hielo Fundidora

Located in a historic building, this indoor ice rink features a top-class skating facility, snack bar, a specialty skate shop and a spacious fitness area. In addition to skating lessons, the rink offers group events and festivals for adults and children.

Museo de Acero Horno 3

Distance: 15 minutes from hotel
Museo de Acero Horno 3

Located in a beautiful park, this historic building features a range of interactive exhibits that examine Monterrey’s steel industry heritage.

Parque Plaza Sésamo

Distance: 13 minutes from hotel
Parque Plaza Sésamo

Parque Plaza Sésamo is a family theme park based on the popular children’s show Plaza Sésamo with water attractions, rides and shows and a chance to mix and mingle with your favorite characters from Plaza Sésamo and its American counterpart Sesame Street. 

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey (MARCO)

Distance: 6 minutes from hotel
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey (MARCO)

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Monterrey is home to works of contemporary Mexican and Latin American artists like Siqueiros, Leonora Carrington, Brian Nissen, Rodrigo Pimentel. There is also a gourmet restaurant and bookstore. Admission is free on Wednesdays. 

Museo del Noreste (MUNE)

Distance: 8 minutes from hotel
Museo del Noreste (MUNE)

El Museo del Noreste (MUNE) is home to galleries examining the history and heritage of Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Coahuila and Texas through an array of exhibits, artefacts and video installations. 

iStay Hotel Monterrey Histórico

iStay Hotel Monterrey Histórico

José María Morelos #191 Pte. Col. Centro, Monterrey, Nuevo León, México CP.64000