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Hotel El Rinconcito

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Mayto Beach | Cabo Corrientes, Mexico
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Hotel El Rinconcito
Ranked #137 of 269 Jalisco B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Victoria, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

... were the welcoming words when I pulled up in the dark after the 2+ hour drive from Puerto Vallarta via Fernando's shuttle service. Perhaps my research was better than other reviewers, but my expectation of El Rinconcito was to have few or no expectations and that the place had a 'funky vibe' -- great! I prefer to stay in... More

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vancouver
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11 reviews 11 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I agree with the previous poster. Although Mayto is a beauty, El Rinconcito is not. It would be great if the owners would cater to patrons with better standards. The meals are skimpy and for the most part, not traditional as one would expect. Honestly, I was not thrilled with scrambled eggs with beans and a couple tortillas. And neither... More

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toronto
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I had researched el rinconcito thoroughly prior to booking a 4 night stay with my husband, but was quite disappointed with our stay there. Mind you, Mayto itself is a marvelous beauty but El Rinconcito in my opinion is NOT well managed for guests and lacks basic tourist standards. Here is my experience. We were paying $350 pesos per person/night... More

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

A very rustic, cool place to stay in remote Mexico. If you like getting off the path, surf fishing and remote beaches this is the place for you. My biggest problem was that I did not stay long enough, maybe next time! You will become part of an ever changing family as guests come and go, and still there are... More

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Nanaimo, BC
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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Fernando and Marcella of Hotel El Rinconcito know how to bring people into their home, make them a part of their family, and provide the most wonderful care. For a small, family run establishment in the middle of nowhere, you could not find a more welcoming place. The first time we met the family, we were staying at the Mayto... More

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Los Angeles
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16 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

El Reconcito is exactly what a backpackers' hotel should be. The owners are extremely friendly, and create a convivial and informal atmosphere. Dinner is family style: you get what they're serving, and you're welcome to have a second serving. The little store is well-stocked, but for the most part you just help yourself and pay when convenient. Most nights, the... More

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

We live for 6 months per year at nearby El Tuito and make many trips to Mayto. We love to stay at Hotel El Rinconcito. The atmosphere is warm & welcoming; we never know who we will meet when staying there---fisherman from NJ or local friends. Fernando & Maricela are excellent hosts that will prepare food for a party or... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

If you are seeking a quiet place where you can relax, feel safe and truely enjoy Great people in a tranquil aewsome enviroment... Make the trip here. The community of people here are family. Your hosts are intelligent, well spoken, charming, clean and the food is excellent. B.T.W. The store (tienda) runs on the "honor" system! (havent seen that in... More

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Breton Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

We went there for our wedding "Playa del amor!" Met family and lifelong friends. Will always be our home. Where a handshake means something over the phone and the smiles will melt your heart.

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Vancouver
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33 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

In Janruary 2011 my wife and I spent two weeks in Mexico including 6 awesome days in the Mayto beach/Tehuamixle area. Our days spent in this beautful, peaceful, serene part of Mexico was the highlight of the whole trip for me. When I go traveling, I love to spend a good portion of my time in total rest and relaxtion,... More

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Address: Mayto Beach | Cabo Corrientes, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Jalisco
Also Known As:
Hotel El Rinconcito Mexico/Jalisco

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