One of Pablo Escobar's former mansions has been transformed into a luxury hotel where you can stay for $640 for night

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Though there are few traces of its past left now, this luxury hotel on the Caribbean coast of Mexico was once a mansion owned by Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar.

Casa Malca, a stunning Mexican hotel near Tulum, was bought by renowned New York art collector and gallery owner Lio Malca in 2012.

Malca renovated the building and created a new boutique hotel that he filled with valuable pieces from his art collection, including works from Keith Haring, KAWS, and Marion Peck.

Here’s what it looks like inside:

It was abandoned after he died in 1993 and subsequently bought by New York art dealer Lio Malca in 2012.

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It's on the east coast of Mexico, outside Tulum.

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When the hotel first opened, it had eight rooms.

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After a series of renovations, it now has a total of 42 suites.

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The rooms have king-sized beds and ensuite bathrooms.

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Rooms range from $A640 a night for a junior suite to $A1,042 for the master suite.

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The rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the beach and the garden behind. Some also have balconies.

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Malca's private collection of art is scattered around the hotel.

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The hotel's main restaurant, Philosophy, serves Mexican food with a contemporary European twist. The manager is Italian, and the head chef hails from Catalonia in Spain.

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There are also two bars in the hotel, one of which is inspired by artist Keith Haring.

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The hotel leads out onto a long stretch of beach.

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There are plenty of places to relax.

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The hotel has two swimming pools: one outside and another indoor, which is connected to the outside pool by a staircase.

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The house is surrounded by lush rain forest. And with plenty of outside space, it's also a popular place to host weddings and parties. A spokesperson for the hotel said that the main event is New Year's Eve. Last year, owner Lio Malca hosted more than a thousand people.

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