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Rio Vista Hotel

El Fuerte 81820, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014
dmattina Somerville, MA
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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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 via mobile

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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88 reviews 88 reviews
43 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

When there is one place we would like to come back once again, than this one. We arrived very late at night, directly from the BajaFerries and the whole staff was waiting for us in front of the hotel to give us a nice welcome at 11:30 pm. First, they took time to show and explain us the beautiful and... More 

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San Diego, California
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27 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This hotel has the best location in El Fuerte, at the side of the fort, with a view on the river. The owner is very friendly, he knows a lot about the city and helped us with information anytime we asked. We had a room with a view on the river, and they served us breakfast on the table just... More 

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68 reviews 68 reviews
47 hotel reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed in this hotel both before and after our great trip to Copper Canyon on the Chepe train. We had three rooms for six of us. It's a unique property, filled with folk art and artifacts. Each room is unique, hand-painted, spacious and cute. Nearly all of them have a river view. This place would be particularly attractive to... More 

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81 reviews 81 reviews
15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

Great staff, very friendly, very helpful. The views are fantastic, the breakfast is lovely, and the hotel is very unusual. It does need a bit of work, but the rooms are a good size, and the prices are more than reasonable. It is very eclectic as others have said, the views from room 22,23 and 24 are fantastic. We had... More 

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Sisters, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Chal and his brothers run one of those little gems of a place that appeals to experienced travelers who seek out reasonable comfort but with a large dose of CHARACTER. The Rio Vista delivers. The rooms and hallways are covered in folk art...so fun and so colorful. The rooms and beds are comfortable if sometimes just a little funky... Get... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

The hotel is conveniently located. The building is sprawling and fairly rustic.We stayed one night before catching El Chepe. There were very few guests, probably because of the season. There was a heavy rainfall which caused a leak in our room that the staff dealt with calmly. Our room was comfortable with interesting decor and a great view. The restaurant... More 

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Alresford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Best service we've ever had at an hotel. Run by three brothers it has a family feel. One brother Chal made a special effort to recover our lost case, another Phillipe took us on a wonderful river boat bird watching tour and Nacho prepared us a great breakfast. So often you can feel people just want your cash but these... More 

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San Francisco, California
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37 hotel reviews
260 helpful votes 260 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Maybe not so chic... no, really, I loved it at first sight, but first impressions can be deceiving when you dig a little deeper. 3 stars doesn't really describe it. 3 stars is average, or "just ok." No, chain motels are "just ok." What was good about this place was really good, but what was gross was really gross. First,... More 

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Address: El Fuerte 81820, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Sinaloa > El Fuerte
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Number of rooms: 13
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