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El Castellano

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle 57, 513 | Entre 62 Y 64 Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Ranked #35 of 87 Hotels in Merida
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is clean, comfortable and the staff was the best. We were treated like royalty. We traveled to Merida with friends who had not yet decided where to stay. When they saw the lobby and spoke to the desk clerk, they went ahead and checked in. The breakfast buffet was the best I have seen.

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Moscow, Russia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The location is good - close to the center. Funny hair drier - pocket size, almost impossible to use. One free Chanel in English on tv (cnn) - could be more. A breakfast is really good - I would say it is rather lunch. Swimming pool is small and useless. To switch on the light in the toilet you must... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The room was booked for me because I attended a business meeting in Merida and I stayed in a double room which had a lovely view over the city. Night views were great! breakfast is opulent and delicious, you literally get anything you want and it will keep you up and running for the rest of the day. The hotel... More 

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Perth, Western Australia
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110 reviews 110 reviews
31 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Lovely place to stay. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Breakfast is a buffet and very good. If you are expecting 5 star rooms you will be disappointed but rooms are very clean. Hotel is central to historic centre and good restaurants. We stayed in time share rooms on second floor and could be a bit noisy on weekends. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Another one night stop on our grand tour of Mexico. It is very centrally located and, as such, is geat for getting out and about to see the city. The city itself is quite low-rise and I was in a room on the 10th floor of the hotel which gave me a lovely panoramic view of the city. The hotel... More 

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Lighthouse Point, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

My wife and I have been staying at hotel el Castellano since it reopened (and before it closed).about 20 plus years ago. This is a hotel in the center of all the action. It isn't luxurious just clean and more than satisfactory. The personnel are very friendly, the restaurant is excellent for breakfast and you can walk to any of... More 

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Battle, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Fully concur with other poor ratings. Disco went on until 5.00 am. However the most important problem, and I am amazed that nobody has mentioned this, is that the Hotel is a fire trap. With an un-enclosed main stair any fire at ground level would immediately smoke log all the bedroom corridors. Bedrooms, themselves, do not have self closing fire-resistant... More 

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Messina, Italy
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Stayed in this hotel for one night during my tour of Mexico, it has a perfect position in Merida: just a few blocks away from the main plaza. The hotel is clean, our room had a nice view on the cathedral and it features a free parking (perfect if you have rented a car) and free wifi. It is clean,... More 

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East Lancashire
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We stayed for one night in this hotel on a Thomas Cook Legends of The Yucatan Tour. We were a family of eight within a larger group of two dozen people. Of the three hotels we stayed in, one in Valladolid and the other in Uxmal, this came out tops. It is a city hotel so it is more functional... More 

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Ft Myers Beach, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
10 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

My wife and I are traveling around the Yucatan Peninsula and parts of Central America. We spent the weekend in Merida's Historical Central District area. We needed a hotel that was safe, somewhat modern, inexpensive and fairly well located near the Central District area. El Castellano satisfied everyone of those criteria's. It is approximately 4 or so Mexico blocks from... More 

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Address: Calle 57, 513 | Entre 62 Y 64 Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Merida
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — El Castellano 3*
Number of rooms: 170
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Also Known As:
El Castellano Merida
El Castellano Hotel Merida
Hotel El Castellano
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#7 Spa Hotel in Merida

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