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Rio Vista Hotel

, El Fuerte 81820, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We came here to take the train threw copper canyon and liked Rio Vista Hotel so much we stayed three more days. This is the perfect spot to take the morning train to Divsireo. Chal the owner, told us that was the most scenic place on Copper Canyon and even gave us a ride to the train. Amazing hiking, zip... More 

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albuquerque nm
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This place is so friendly and laid-back you will immediately want to throw off your shoes and walk around the place barefoot, which is exactly what I did. So many regional artifacts downstairs, so many platforms for viewing the gorgeous river and sipping a margarita or eating a delicious plate of food. Your hosts are Chal, Phillipe, and Ignacio! These... More 

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Atchison, Kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

On the edge of town, high over the river, all rooms have balconies with amazing views. Hummingbirds land on the balcony railing and soaring birds can be seen at eye level and below. Wonderful antique furnishings! Complimentary welcome cocktail and absolutely silly tour of town in their tarted up open-air bus which causes all who see it to wave and... More 

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Clinton, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

the falcon nabs a swallow at 5pm. At 7pm bats come out of the adjoining fort wall. Birding everywhere. Guides available for river and petroglyphs. The best river views in town. If something is not right the owners fix it. We have stayed here many times and will stay again. Not the fanciest, just the friendliest. Charl has many interesting... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Hotel is located behind the El Fuerte museum and above the river. Rooms are on different levels with walkways leading everywhere--My husband and I enjoyed the the colorful paintings and the great view of the rivers--The rooms have airconditioning and 3/4 bathrooms. It is a vey secured area--we left our car here when we rode the Chepe--If you do come... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Charming place with a boheimian style. In the right way overdecorated with muralpaintings, antique objects and bouganvilla flowers all over. Many nice terasses and a restaurant/bar that has a small but good assortment of food and serves a nice big breakfast. The owner and the staff is very friendly and helpfull. It is a very friendly and relaxed feeling- you... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The hotel is located on the riverbank so literally every room gets riverview but its nothing that special. The hotel has colonial vibe, rooms are rather neat, A/C works well, wifi works in some spots in some it does not. The owner is very helpful, speaks English, can help a lot with moving around town, trips etc. Good for backpacking.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The perfect location, right on downtown, great view, colonial style, al services, very friendly staff, chan is a great host. All you nead to have a nice rest. All points of interest are at walking distance.

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Somerville, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Rio Vista Hotel is wonderful -- great views, close to town, very helpful staff. The hotel clearly shows the care and love of the owner and workers. Breakfast was delicious and dining on the outdoor patio was a beautiful way to start the day. We wouldn't stay any place else in El Fuerte.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This boutique hotel located in the Sierra Madres is just precious. It has a view of the river too. It is only a few blocks to the historical town El Fuerte. The area is very safe and peaceful. Chul will help you with whatever you need. Great place to start your trip to Copper Canyon.

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