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Hotel Frances

3.0 of 5
Maestranza No. 35, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a nice building, very old and stuff, but the rooms are just ok, they lack remodeled. The rest, I mean, historical building are all around so, it's easy to get to know historical downtown. They have also a nice elevator and a cool chandelier :)

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Rosarito, Mexico
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of my last choices to stay for a first time trip to Guadalajara and this turned out to be a very pleasant surprise. Check in was easy and we upgraded our room to the top floor with an incredible view. Lots of charm and history in this beautiful building. It is very conveniently located and the restaurant... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A old heritage hotel 375 years old, clean, comfortable and so centrally located.two steps to they action. Theatre, museums, cathedrale, market, restaurants, safe and central.excellent breakfast, lovely lounge entertainment on the wkend.

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Beach Park, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has the best location , right in the historical center of Guadalajara. You can walk to all the most beautiful plazas, horse drawn carriages, the cathedral, wax museum , the tiangis( Fleamarket), local hand made jewelry sellers and cute cafes. The room cleanliness is mediocre, there was blood on shower and floor when we arrived. You may have... More 

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florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at this hotel was by far, one of the best experiences I have ever had! Rather than trying to be something it is not, it transports you back to what it is. The best history has to offer. If you enjoy a peek back to "the good old days", this is it. It does have Wi-Fi, and new... More 

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Bridgend South Wales
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Stopped here for 1 night 3 weeks ago, enjoyed it so much we returned for another 2 nights. Stayed in the Junior Suite, cost was approx £40 per night, The location to die for right behind The Guadalajara Cathedral close to all museums and attractions. The hotel built in 1610 over 400 years old is so full of character. The... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This hotel is in an old building, charming and beautiful, has big rooms, it's clean, but it needs updating, not much as not to take the charm of the hotel away. Parking is a few feet away, the city center is around the corner, all the great sites are within walking distance, shopping, restaurants, other hotels are all around, it... More 

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Englewood, New Jersey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We stayed here for 4 days after visiting several other Mexican destinations. I was really sorry we did. I was never able to get a good nights sleep with the constant music from the disco attached to the hotel. Sunday night at 3:30 am and it was still going on, loud enough as if it were in the next room.... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

If you need a lot of room, but can sacrifice closet space, this is the best price for suites in the downtown area. Think of it as a fancy motel that likes a good party. We enjoyed the view, the space, and the old world charm. If you don't need a lot of space and don't care about old stuff,... More 

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Sweet Briar College
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Stayed here after seeing the lobby and because it has been a hotel since 1610. My first room was gorgeous with its original beamed ceiling, but the man who'd just repaired the sink didn't clean up, and I could open the balcony window easily from the outside. I was upgraded to a large suite on the roof. The room was... More 

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