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1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   Rayon street 170, Downtown, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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Casa Vilasanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

I have visited Guadalajara a number of times over the past 10 years and I've always stayed at the Vila Santa. The staff are always friendly and welcoming. The place has a nice atmosphere and a good location close to the historical center. When I visit Guadalajara, this is my place to go, I don't even look anywhere else. They... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My husband and I have been staying at Vilasanta since September 2014, when we arrived to Guadalajara for our TEFL course at ITTO. We didn't anticipate staying more than a month, but three months later we are still here! The place is fantastic and the staff are wonderful, especially Chary, Claudia and Willie. Chary's welcoming smile is enough to brighten... More 

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Bremen, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Fantastic group of people working here. Nice place. Claudia and Chary are the best and make this place rock. Willy and Martina work hard to keep the guests happy. Great place to stay while in Guadalajara. Met people here from all over the globe. Clean, well maintained and definitely secure. Quiet environment for the most part. Central to the city... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed our stay at Casa Vilasanta very much. We came here when we taking a week's Spanish course at IMAC. It not only had a convenient location but we were able to feel at home with a nice room, open common areas to hang out, great kitchen and dining space. It is really nice to be... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My boyfriend and I came to GDL to study with IMAC for 6 weeks and got a private room (#9) and love everyhting about our room, the workers here, and everything provided. Big kitchen and fridge with Soriana (grocery store) only a few blocks away. It's close to anything you would want or need and even has a small corner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I came to GDL to do a month long intensive EFL certification course, and the staff and atmosphere at vilasanta made that possible. They were very accommodating and sweet, and everyone here is willing to hang out and show you a good time, or leave you alone, whichever you desire! The location is perfect, a block from a big park... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Casa Vilasanta offered excellent service! Lovely ladies at the reception spoke fluent English and we're happy to go the extra mile for you. Atmosphere was relaxed and safe. Kitchen is big and provides everything you need. They have big fridges! My room was spacious with a big closet. Location is convenient and close to everything. Once again thank you Chary... More 

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Our first stay was in 2011, second stay 2014, nothing has changed, everything still looks the same. This time we we got one of the smaller newer looking rooms upstairs. I still like the place (see previous review) and like the location, but this time the price was twice as much, and that made me sad. I know the time... More 

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Cannon Beach, Oregon
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Lovely place, a beautiful open very old world feeling common area, decent kitchen and huge refrigerator and bins to keep your food. Rare in a hostel. Good security and very friendly responsive staff. My small single private room was just what I wanted, good storage and a small desk. Good shower. Housekeeping staff very sweet, good private spaces. Only down... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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61 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Excellent. Just perfect. Claudia, the owner was friendly and super helpful, going way above and beyond what was expected. All the staff were friendly and helpful. The atmosphere was perfect, with a beautiful communal area, dining area, and a spotless kitchen. The rooms were immaculate. Huge (I mean HUGE) beds, pillows soft, lockable cupboards/wardrobes for valuables. Toilets very clean and... More 

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Address: Rayon street 170, Downtown, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Jalisco > Guadalajara Metropolitan Area > Guadalajara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Casa Vilasanta 1.5*
Number of rooms: 63
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