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Nirvana Restaurant Retreat

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Camino Antigua Estacion FFCC 21-2 | El Cortijo, El Santuario, San Miguel de Allende 37750, Mexico
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in El Santuario
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Rick K Baltimore, Maryland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel and restaurant is an oasis on the outskirts of San Miguel. It is a wonderful place of quiet and relaxation with superb cuisine and attentive service. The inventive menu offers a nice variety including grilled meats and fish dishes and artistically prepared appetizers and wonderful desserts. The grounds are beautiful and a pleasure to walk through after a... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Complete paradise - The grounds are beautiful, the swimming pool is naturally heated by underwater springs, the food is amazing, the rooms are a joy to stay in, the staff are all extremely friendly, and the owner is always around making sure your stay there is as it should be. Took my mum and dad there for 2 nights so... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

This place you know is going to be good the moment you walk in. Lovely grounds and the terrace has a nice view back towards St Miguel. Cuisine is Mexican mainly with a great variety of meat and fish including sashimi Mexican style. Presentation is superb as is the taste. Service was excellent. There is a hotel on the site... More

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Went there for a business dinner and I have to say that the site, ambience and service are just first class. Food was tasty and very well cooked. Seafood and steak selections are always s good choice. We sat at the terrace and just had a memorable time.

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Estes Park, Colorado
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

WOW!!! We came here after visiting Atotonilco church (like the Sistine Chapel inside!) and soaking at La Gruta, all an easy and very beautiful walk after taking the bus from SMA (ask at the tourist info office how to take the bus and walk or you could take a taxi). We got to Nirvana at 11:15 and they dont serve... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We went there to have lunch because it is highly recomended. The place is beautiful, it is an excellent place to go and rest, the cabins look great, fairytale beautiful, all green, the constructions made of rock, it really is a piece of paradise in the middle of the mountains. The food is good and the service great. It is... More

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Fellow restaurant lovers, I am certain that the majority of you will agree with me on this one. Nirvana knows no rival in San Miguel, not even the majestic Rosewood. I have knownn the young owners of this establishment, Juan Carlos & Laura, since their 1st bistro, a 5 table, 1 room (including kitchen) 'Hole in the Wall' secret gastronomic... More

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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

We had the best experience, the place is wonderful, filled with nature, extremely exquisite landscaping, calming thermal water pool, great spa and of course the food is great! Everything is organic, and they have grow their own produce! The service is top notch, always helpful, we traveled as a family of 4, with two young kids of 5 and 2... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

My wife and myself recently stayed and had dinner at Nirvana Restaurant and Retreat and very much enjoyed our stay. The pool is warm and spacious and the restaurant and grounds offer a tranquil setting where no one is rushed- very relaxing and gracious, The prices were very reasonable for good accommodations with a large balcony and our dinner was... More

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Monterrey, Mexico
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

I was traveling to the nearby city of Queretaro and in Dolores for work and decided with my wife to expend the week end in San Miguel since we had not gone to it in a long time. In other occasions that we had traveled to San Miguel we had stay in downtown but since we wanted to relax and... More

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Also Known As:
Nirvana Restaurant Retreat Hotel
Nirvana Restaurant Retreat Hotel El Santuario
Nirvana Restaurant Retreat San Miguel De Allende, Mexico
Address: Camino Antigua Estacion FFCC 21-2 | El Cortijo, El Santuario, San Miguel de Allende 37750, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Guanajuato > San Miguel de Allende > El Santuario
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in El Santuario
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nirvana Restaurant Retreat 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
IMAGINE... A countryside refuge, embraced by whispering palms and the pacific murmurs of the Laja River. Here, everything gives you the warmest welcoming: adobe palm and exotic woods.The touching beauty of every detail and the fusion of nature & architecture is striking. Inside the fragarant rooms, sobriety merges with the silent landscape. Light overwhelms you to the soul. ... more   less 
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