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Meson del Alferez Xalapa

Sebastian Camacho 2 Esquina Zaragoza | Col. Centro, Xalapa 91000, Mexico
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Ranked #9 of 22 hotels in Xalapa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful antique style hotel with beautiful wood furnish in the rooms, just a few steps from downtown. Great breakfast, with traditional recipes, must try de homemade «requeson» bread with hot traditional chocolate or a hot cup of local coffee. The rooms are quite noisy.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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68 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Coatepec is a Pueblo Màgico, and you do not expect much of the hotels. However this one has very bad internet, in some rooms even none. Some of the rooms are really tiny, in two levels: bathroom, sofa and TV in the first, bed in the second. Door barely open and the stairs are really dangerous. Smell like someone smoke... More

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norwich
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We stayed in June 2013. On arrival the desk staff were polite, but the young man showing us to our room was very well mannered indeed, offering us a choice of vacant rooms. Great start. The room was rustic and basic, and in honesty the bathroom could do with an update. But otherwise it had some lovely features, and was... More

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lps1982, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Meson del Alferez Xalapa, responded to this review

Dear guest, We would like to thank you for sharing the issue you had in our restaurant, we have taken the appropiate measures to make sure this never happens again. We do bake our bread and this was completely unacceptable. As you mention errors can happen and the response in this case was not appropriate, we are sorry you had... More

Kingston, Ontario
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267 reviews 267 reviews
87 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

This is a beautiful hotel located a couple of blocks from the Zocalo. It is a short drive from the university and all of the major city sights. Check-in was efficient and reasonably friendly. I had a single loft room which is quite narrow so it was a challenge to lay out my large suitcase. The comfortable bed is located... More

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Rochester
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

I was excited to stay at Meson del Alferez on our first visit to Xalapa. We probably will not stay there for our next visit. The hotel's location was great--just about one block to the cathedral and zocalo. The hotel and our room had a charming design. The staff were courteous and helpful. Parking, though a block away, was inside... More

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lps1982, Public Relations Manager at Meson del Alferez Xalapa, responded to this review

Dear guest, we truly value your feedback and we are sorry the hotel did not meet all of your expectations, we have taken note of all your comments and are looking into each of them. We are glad you liked our service, room style and location, we hope you have someday the chance to try our breakfast, one of Xalapa´s... More

Guanajuato, Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

If you want to be in the center of the city, this is the place. Beautifully maintained, comfortable, good staff, decent wifi, clean, good breakfasts, and on and on. Our room was 103, right next to the reception area. It has the infamous staircase leading up to the loft and the sleeping area. The stairs were a pain but it... More

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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104 reviews 104 reviews
36 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here two nights and were delightfully surprised by the location, nice staff, and cute room. -The location is central, 1 block from parque Juarez. -There's nothing stuffy about our loft room. -The plumbing is even good with loads of hot water and pressure! -The beds are firm but not so hard like Chinese beds. -Breakfast was also very... More

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Dallas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

We absolutely loved Mesón del Alférez. The rustic beauty was delightful and peaceful. The meal we had at the hotel's restaurant was superb. The atrium is lovely with plants and flowers. I am going back in November!

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Dallas, TX
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41 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

After 8 years, I found everything very much the same: superb central location, friendly and helpful staff, colonial charm, excellent restaurant. Be aware that walking Xalapa involves climbing, so being close can be important. Other highly-rated hotels are quite a distance from downtown - some too far for a comfortable walk. This hotel is convenient. Again, as is often the... More

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New York City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

We travel to Xalapa several times a year and have found our home-away-from-home in El Meson de Alferez. This charming, nicely renovated hotel still holds tremendous colonial charm. Our family of four fits very comfortably in the suites which consist of a comfortable main floor (queen bed, bathroom and small sitting area) and a large loft with a another queen... More

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Address: Sebastian Camacho 2 Esquina Zaragoza | Col. Centro, Xalapa 91000, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Veracruz > Xalapa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The experience of staying at a colonial mansion. Meson del Alferez Xalapa is a charming colonial style hotel with cozy rooms, each with its unique decor. Centrally located in downtown Xalapa, the hotel is home to the most famous breakfast in town at La Candela restaurant. ... more   less 
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