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Hotel El Fuerte

Montes Claros 37, El Fuerte 81820, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, NY
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

We stayed here at the end of our El Chepe ride for a day before heading back to Chihuahua on the train. It was a huge, rambling old mansion with interior courtyards and sweeping staircases, but it was so crammed full -- furniture, potted plants and Mexican kickbacks -- that it's charm was smothered in stuff. The rooms were comfortable... More

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Atherton
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This hotel grew on me bit over time but overall I wouldn't stay there again. Both times I was there I had trouble with hot water, noisy marginally functioning air conditioners, and lack of towels. The rooms are very dark and the dining room may or may not be open. The internet did not work. If the owners were actively... More

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Treat yourself to a stay at this beautiful, historic hotel! I have stayed there twice bad both times was reluctant to leave. It has spacious, clean rooms that are air conditioned and there are several truly gorgeous patios and open air seating areas. The restaurant and bar were closed....but there is world-class dining just a block away at the Hotel... More

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Tucson
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86 reviews 86 reviews
19 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

Very pleasant hotel. Decor is amazing. Loaded with antiques and knick knacks but very tastefully done. All in price was about half posted price. Rooms were large,pleasant and clean. Door not eat here so can't comment on food. Staff is small and not very helpful if you need help. They were very nice to us however letting us park or... More

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London
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

I had booked ahead and was looking forward to the unusual style of hotel as mentioned in many reviews. When I arrived it was badly lit, there was one staff member on duty and there was no place to get anything to eat. I was told that breakfast started at 7 in the morning (not included but I knew I'd... More

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Maybe the problem was room number 18, but I cannot recommend this hotel. When we entered the room, it smelled terrible, the stench coming from the bathroom. I reported the problem, so the woman at the desk came in to the bathroom to spray something. She said the smell would go away and said we could change rooms if it... More

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Oliphant
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

We stayed here 2 separate nights in different rooms, book-ending our trip to the Copper Canyon. The inside of the hotel is truly amazing, the decor, furniture and art make you feel like you have walked into the quintessential Mexican Hacienda. Others may have had issues with beds - we had NO such problems in either room we stayed in,... More

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Taos, New Mexico
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69 reviews 69 reviews
26 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

I loved staying at the family run Hotel El Fuerte. Walking into the hacienda every time is a treat as you can see art, and furniture that Silvia has collected for decades from all over Mexico. If you are an art lover, this will not disappoint. In fact, I found it much more interesting and high quality than the museum... More

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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151 reviews 151 reviews
24 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

Recommended by the 3 Amigos. Arrived late and tired. Welcome less than overwhelming. Shown to stiffling hot room on the top floor. No information in the rooms and no obvious chance of getting a cold drink in the hotel so we turned on the aircon and went for a walk in the town square. Finally came across a small bar/restaurant... More

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Glendale, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2011

This hotel is very beautiful and a great find in the area. However, the beds were officially the worst I have ever slept on while traveling. I was in room 17 with two double bed and slept on each one with no avail. I woke up constantly having to shift around because it was so uncomfortable. There are no heaters... More

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Address: Montes Claros 37, El Fuerte 81820, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Sinaloa > El Fuerte
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Number of rooms: 45
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