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Villa Maria Cristina

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Paseo de la Presa de la Olla 76 A | Col. Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Ranked #10 of 59 Hotels in Guanajuato
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A beautiful, elegant, comfortable and friendly place. A treat of an experience. The restaurant chef is superb. Staff wonderfully accommodating. A bit of a walk to town but taxis are less than $4 American anywhere in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I was there last month with my fiancé and we really enjoyed the views, the staff, the food, the spa and the facilities, it's a great combination between classic and modern. All of the staff were there just to please us, we really felt great there and definitely we will come back.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The hotel is located close to the center of the city. It is 15-20 minute walk to the sites. The new renovations were taking place during my stay making it very annoying with all the pounding. The wood floors in the room are not appropriate for these rooms as they creak loudly as you walk on them. Water pressure is... More 

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Jorge Z, General Manager at Villa Maria Cristina, responded to this review

For my team and me was a pleasure to have you like a guest, we now that we have to work realy hard to make this hotel one of the best, I am taking care of all your coments and working with my team. I really hope to see you again and see the chage. Sincerely Jorge Zendejas More 

Houston, TX
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

After much research and deliberating pros and cons of staying at other hotels instead of the Villa Maria Cristina we decided to set aside the negative reviews and use the positive ones to back up our decision to book at this hotel. Several of the reviews we read of hotels near the "centro historico" mentioned that nights were noisy due... More 

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Jorge Z, General Manager at Villa Maria Cristina, responded to this review

I am really sorry with your bad experience at our hotel. We are done with the remodelation and I am the new Director I hope if you can give us the oportunity to have you here again , please fell free to contact me and I can garantee that you will have and oustanding stay. Sincerely Jorge Zendejas Director More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Arrived for three nights at what we thought was to be a lovely Relais Chateau Hotel only to find it was under massive construction. The hotel should be closed until it has finished with their expansion. The workmen start at 7am-6pm and they are banging and plaster dust is everywhere. The facility is very nice but it is completely compromised... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

A fancy pretentious place with dark rooms, creeky floors, wi-fi that only worked sporadically and shocking, shocking service. Very far from the large, interesting historic parts of Guanajuto (the hotel & its location spoilt the experience of a wonderful city). To cap it all we were, on holiday, woken before 7am by continuous renovation banging on our room's walls that... More 

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

If ever you visit Guanajuato, it's worth staying there. Nice location, very nice rooms, terrific service, very good food! Accomodations are modern and with deluxe finishes. Service is AAA. Food can be tailored to your needs. Very creative chef.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

We stayed only one night from Saturday to Sunday. Although we went to visit Guanajuato for the first time we wanted to stay inside the hotel. Don't forget your swimsuit so you can use the relaxing pool and enjoy the spa. Service was the best I have received in a long time, details everywhere. Fresh fruit in the room, valet... More 

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Alpharetta
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24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Excellent hotel with very comfortable rooms. The rooms are large with plenty of space to work. The internet access worked well. Plenty of power outlets. Bathroom was excellent with steam shower. The food was excellent although the service a little slow at breakfast. This is not the typical business hotel so that is to be expected. I would highly recommend... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Oddly enough, Villa Maria Cristina reminded me of the floating palaces of Udaipur, India, for it's gorgeous pink tile work, dark teak wood furnishings, and open air palatial feel. Our room was small, but cozy, dark and luxurious, quiet. Best sleep ever. Breakfast was formal and full service. Lovely. Someone mentioned that VMC is not central, but in fact, it... More 

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Address: Paseo de la Presa de la Olla 76 A | Col. Centro, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Guanajuato > Guanajuato
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Villa Maria Cristina 4.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Villa Maria Cristina Hotel Guanajuato
Hotel Maria Cristina
Maria Cristina Hotel
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Guanajuato
#4 Romantic Hotel in Guanajuato
#4 Luxury Hotel in Guanajuato

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