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Provincia Express Puebla

141 Reforma, Puebla, Mexico
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Italy
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335 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 414 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

This hotel could be considered an excellent price/quality option in cenral Puebla if it weren't for the absolute lack of windows in almost all rooms. Even those overlooking the main street are window-less! So, if you suffer from claustrophobia this hotel is not for you, but if you don't care and wanna spend little to stay just next to the... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I stayed here for two nights (because, sadly, everywhere else was booked) and the experience was not comfortable at all. The rooms are way too small with no windows or ventilation. The bathroom is small and pretty basic. You'll find clean towels and clean sheets, but that's about it! The worse part was the noise; you can hear everything through... More 

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New York City
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33 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I was a little concerned before booking about the negative reviews of this hotel, but those reviewers must have had unrealistic expectations of a three-star city center budget hotel (or very different experiences). The Provincia Express was clean, very comfortable and perfectly located - plus it's a kick to walk through the amazing tiled hallways every time you come and... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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126 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The hotel is an old building restorated some years ago in a Moorish-type of decoration which is nice to watch... it is very centric and clean, the problem is when you expect some features which may be normal but perhaps not for a budget hotel near the Zócalo... first thing is that many of the rooms (I believe all in... More 

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London, England
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I stayed here for three nights and thought it was a beautiful building - quite basic accommodation and in need of a lick of paint, but the hallways etc are gorgously tiled and the staff very friendly and helpful. Also, excellent location. It was a little noisy while I was there but that was partly because it was almost Independence... More 

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LA
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31 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

I did not have a terrible experience here. I loved the character of the place, beautiful tiles. It was not busy when we stayed in June 2012. I shared a room on the 3rd floor with my friends (4 people 2 double beds for $50) private bathroom, no exterior windows, but high ceiling with a fan, and an interior window... More 

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Mexico City
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

This charming hotel was bought in the early 1800s by an Arab businessman and is decorated with more tiles and Arab style motifs than you'd ever expect to find a place like Puebla. It even has a fresco painting of a mosque. If you have tile fetish, this is the place to go! The rooms are spacious, the bathrooms clean.... More 

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comox valley, bc
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2011

oh lonely planet, sometimes you are right and sometimes you are not. The hotel is quite old and the tiled walls and halls are beautiful but some upgrading must be done in a hurry. The first room we were shown had no window and smelled awful. I asked if they had anything with a balcony and luckily they did. 2... More 

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Barcelona
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71 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

Sometimes Lonely Planet really gets it wrong with their recommends – and they really got it wrong with this hotel. It is true that the hotel has interesting corridors with tons of tiles – but come and have a look at the interior but don’t stay a night. The rooms are horrible. The interior rooms don’t have a window and... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

We found this hotel through the Lonely Planet, who are very enthusiastic about it. We received a room on the second floor in the corner, with no windows at all! We went back to the reception to ask if they could give us a room with a view, but they said they didn't have rooms with windows! Our room smelled... More 

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