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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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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
2 helpful votes 2 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
2 reviews
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
27 helpful votes 27 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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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28 helpful votes 28 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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Island of Malta, Malta
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We enjoyed our short stay at this hotel... It's got all that a traveller is looking for. El Castellano is central, comfortable and a good value for money. The room was big and the fact that you get another sink outside the bathroom makes it the more comfortable especially when you're sharing the room with 2 other people. The food... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

The Catellano was recommended as a great hotel, safe and in the city center, and at an affordable price. That was indeed the case. It is more basic as for example the Hilton (where we got to stay a couple of days more), but nicely kept (a little older), excellent front desk service, wifi, breakfast restaurant, business center...a good option.... More

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Athens, Greece
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47 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Very good location. Our room was spacious with two double beds, table, chairs, and a very large window we could see a big part of the city. The room did not have mini bar but had free wi-fi. In the bathroom the amenities and the size of the towels could have been better.Very helpful in the reception.In the restaurant the... More

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We spent one night in Merida on an excursion to the ruins at Uxmal through Royal Resorts (they own this hotel) and it was a letdown from the 5 star treatment at the Royal Haciendas in Playa del Carmen. It had the feel of a business hotel, the rooms are average and dated, and could use a good deep clean... 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*
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El Castellano Merida
El Castellano Hotel Merida
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#7 Spa Hotel in Merida
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Castellano Hotel & Club, are located at the heart of Merida, capital of the Stat of Yucatan, in Mexico. It is the getaway, to an area reach on tourist attractions, We have 170 rooms in 10th floors at our tower:with amenities:Air conditioningKings Size bed or twho double bedselectronic Safety deposit boxWi FIIron and Ironing boardElectronic locks ... more   less 
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