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210 Don Gaspar Ave, Santa Fe | Santa Rosalia, Mexico
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Hotel Frances
Ranked #160 of 343 Hotels in Baja California
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Greenbrae, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

On a driving trip thru Baja CA, I finally got to see this historic hotel, if only for a brief half hour. It was enough time to convince me that I want to plan a stay here sometime. The lobby, complete with a Tiffany table lamp, fabric covered walls and handsome wooden furnature, was definitely from another era. There is,... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

It is not too often I get to say I really enjoyed staying at a hotel. At The Hotel St. Francis the staff has bent over backwards to accommodate us and it has been excellent. The beds are comfortable, and I love the oversize casement windows that open and allow fresh air to come in! It's central location has allowed... More

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Wettingen, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

If you ever wanted to spend a night in a museum, this is the place to go. It makes you feel like in a Western movie. A lot of character. Simply amazing! Some people have a lot to complain here. I think they shouldn't come to Mexico in the first place. Of course the hotel isn't perfect, like many hotels... More

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San Diego
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

I had heard many things, both good and bad about the Hotel Frances. I had never stayed in Santa Rosalia, always heading south. But this weekend we were on a break from our Amigos de Los Californios trip before heading up to Santa Martha. We were booked into the Hotel Frances. Easy to find on the north rim of the... More

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London
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

We didn't stay here so what I have to say doesn't apply to the accommodation. We went to the hotel for breakfast, hoping to get something vaguely French and delicious. The Hotel is beautiful, kept in real French style and surrounded by old trains and copper smelting equipment from the old mine. the interior decoration is beautiful and very French... More

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Oakville, Canada
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94 reviews 94 reviews
28 hotel reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

We stayed here on our second night driving down from San Diego. The town was the perfect distance from El Rosario to get us off the highway before dark and that is about the best thing I can say about anything we found there. We were driving a Mercedes convertible and the road from the highway up to the hotel... More

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mexicano viajero
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

this is a very nice hotel , you have the oportunity of live in the first years of XX century but with air conditioned and swiming pool , near to the museum and the downtown , is a very good place for stay in Santa Rosalia.

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Houston, TX
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218 reviews 218 reviews
207 hotel reviews
413 helpful votes 413 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2006

Stayed at Hotel Frances in Santa Rosalia in June '06 & was favorably impressed overall. Hotel is located on top of the hill overlooking the town, about $3 by taxi from the combined bus/ferry terminal. Easy walk down lots of steps to center of town. Hotel is an interesting old frame building that was a showpiece in its day, &... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2006

Finding the Hotel was a bit tricky due to it not being on the main road. The hotel is meticulously maintained to its original French accent. Lots of old mining equipment on display, surrounding the hotel. The lobby is breathtaking with antique furniture and every detail preserved from the past. The rooms are moderatley price but well worth the investment... More

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Address: 210 Don Gaspar Ave, Santa Fe | Santa Rosalia, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Baja California
Number of rooms: 17

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