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El Meson de los Poetas

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Positos 35, Esquina con Juan Valle, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Ranked #5 of 57 hotels in Guanajuato
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A quirky hotel with many rooms on different levels. Best to have a top room near the terrace. Some rooms have kitchenettes but they have no facilities. Largish bedrooms but tiny bathrooms. Owing to the nature of Guanajuato and if you have a hire car it is absolutely impossible to park outside!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One word describes this place: unique!!! I would therefore recommend it for folks looking for something unique. Not for those with mobility problems. Not for those who desire room service, jacuzzis,smarmy waiters, etc.Not for those looking for a high-end luxury experience. But a great "mesón" (pousada in Portuguese) for a couple of nights. Reception is adorable. Breakfast for a few... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best aspect of El Meson de los Poetas is the owner, Anna Karen. Earlier, I had been duped into renting a house "Casa Bella Vista B&B Guanajuato" - in actuality a tired old place on a severely steep hillside high above the Centro in a seedy section of GTO on a "cul de sac" - i.e. a sad dead... More

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San Diego, California
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

If you are looking for modern convenience or have a mobility disability this is not the hotel for you. This hotel is perfect, though, if you want to feel like you've gone back in time and have been transported to the Guanajuato of the sixteen hundreds. The hotel was made from two old haciendas that were renovated and converted to... More

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Chula Vista, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

Hotel is like staying in an m.c.escher sketch the one with stairs going nowhere , expect to climb lots of stairs. Rooms are nice very rustic and the property is very interesting. 5-10 min walk to all GTO attractions. Parking is not included expect to walk 1/2 mile to park. Very reasonable rates

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Seattle, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We chose this hotel for it's value and because of the reviews on Trip Advisor. When we arrived, the water was not working in our room, but this was quickly resolved when they moved us to another room. The hotel is unique - apparently a mansion converted to a hotel. There are stairs and alleyways all over the property so... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

It's hard to describe this hotel, a labyrinthine collection of very varied rooms in a traditional building in the heart of the old town, with great views of the city and hills. The location is doors from the house where Diego Rivera was born, and close to many other museums, galleries etc. But the hotel itself is deeply idiosyncratic. We... More

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San Diego, California, United States
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

This lovely hotel is very near the center of town, almost next to the Diego Rivera home and museum. The staff is always helpful, and the breakfasts are excellent. If you have trouble walking beware of the stairs (with no elevators). Also, in the winter because of the layout of the hotel it tends to be cold. But I always... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Decor is just great! Rooms are spatious and clean at reasonable price. One can say that there's some sort of magic there =) Location is at walking distance of major attractions. Cons: too many stairs and no elevator! So if u have knee problems, try yo get the lower rooms because it is definitely worth it!

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San Antonio, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We stayed here with a group of 37 for our company's 10th anniversary. What an amazing place. The hotel is unique and has the feel of some maze from centuries past. Great charm. And the staff is fantastic, from the wait staff and bell boys to the manager, everyone did excellent work and helped us make this a weekend to... More

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Also Known As:
El Meson De Los Poetas Hotel
El Meson De Los Poetas Hotel Guanajuato
Address: Positos 35, Esquina con Juan Valle, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Guanajuato > Guanajuato
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites
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#2 Family Hotel in Guanajuato
#2 Business Hotel in Guanajuato
#3 Best Value Hotel in Guanajuato
#4 Romantic Hotel in Guanajuato
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Hotel Class:3 star — El Meson de los Poetas 3*
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