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Socavon

Alhondiga 41-a, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Ranked #16 of 56 Hotels in Guanajuato
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Fresno
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed both here (3 stars) and at Hotel Real Guanajuato (supposedly 4 stars) for comparison's sake. (Yes, I know. I'm becoming a Trip Advisor Junkie.) Basically, Hotel Socavon was not only cheaper, it was a MUCH better stay. The hotel description was accurate, as were most of the prior reviewers' comments. Here's the scoop: Pros: -Cheaper lodging in a... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I paid $30/night. Credit cards accepted. Spacious, comfortable room and bathroom. Good shower, no issues with hot water. Wifi. Included breakfast which was fine. Onsite restaurant which is mediocre, but conveniently open late. Right next to an Oxxo. You will be hiking a bit to get to the cathedral area. Professional staff. An all-around good place, especially for the price,... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very friendly and helpful staff, willing to make sure you are taken care of. The exterior of the hotel is deceiving, inside is beautiful and worth a look around. We stayed there for 4 days and 4 nights and really enjoyed the stay, especially for the price. Just don't let the look of the outside fool you, there are some... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Ok if you are on a budget, rooms are basic, beds are very hard and rooms are very noisy, breakfast is adequate, staff is quite helpful, a little far from the center . Basically a very simple hotel nothing less and nothing more.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I like staying at quaint little places in small towns in Mexico. The Socavon certainly did not disappoint. The hotel is some kind of old mine and has a ton (literally?) of bricks in the lobby, and rooms. Very old and charming. Of course if you are looking for a modern place look elsewhere. The plumbing fixtures are quite dated... More 

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Statesville, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

This was my second stay in the hotel, and again, it didn't disappoint. I stayed here with a youth group this time. The rooms were adequate, and the water was hot and with reasonable pressure (we stayed on the second floor, which may have helped that.). The gentlemen at the front desk were always cordial, and the waiter in the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Clean no frills accomodation. Nice inner courtyard. Rooms are dated but have some charm. Included breakfast is good. Try to get a top floor room as noise from guests above can be easily heard. Good front desk service.

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peachland, bc
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

The Socavon hotel is in a great location, within walking distance, perhaps 15 minutes, of centro. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. We had a room with two double beds, facing a nice courtyard filled with lots of plants. Very nice pillows! From the outside it doesn't look especially welcoming, but once inside, it's nice. The rooms tend to be... More 

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Bronxville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

This stay was a great value near the museum/landmark of Alhondigas de la Granitas, the site of the first major victory of the Insurgentes under Hidalgo (and where his head later hung for over a decade). My only complaints were that the room was warm/no ventilation even though the ceiling fan was going---I had to leave the windows open but... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

This hotel doesn't look like much from the street, but once you get inside it's much better. The rooms are basic, but clean. The first night of our stay, we were in a room facing the street. There was alot of street noise and the internet didn't work from it. We asked to move to a quieter room for our... More 

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