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El Refugio en Patzcuaro

11 Serrato Street, Patzcuaro, Mexico
El Refugio en Patzcuaro
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Santa Fe, NM USA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Originally, we booked a room for three nights, but ended up staying almost a week. Martín the manager was attentive, kind and the most considerate of hosts. Each morning we were served a sumptuous Mexican breakfast, with fresh juices, papaya with yogurt and granola, a different main course each morning (e.g., chicken filled tacitos with mole), followed by homemade muffins.... More 

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Fredericksburg,Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

I am sorry to have to write this review but I find it is something travelers should be aware of with this place-- it is absolutely a beautiful place -- but the manager Martin Ortegon is very flaky and absolutely not a reliable character-- I know him and have stayed here several times -- recently I made reservations for a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

I have stayed at El Refugio before and it continues to be very special. I treasure it The library is a great place to unwind and the folk art is very special We were there for day of the dead. I will be back

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cuernavaca mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Just wonderful! Thanks to Martin, the manager, and all the little details we had a great time in Patzcuaro. The rooms are each unique and special. Very comfortable and enjoyable. Will for sure return. Don't miss this delightful place.

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Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Martin; the Manager actually met me at Patzcauro Bus Station which did take the stress off having to haggle with a taxi driver over the fare to the Hotel.. I stayed at the El Refugio for 4 nights. A beautiful room with comfy bed and bed warmer. The bathroom has all the toiletries,lovely thick cotton towels and cotton bathrobes. Everything... More 

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mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

This property should not be listed under B & B's, as I reserved 3 rooms for our group for Day of the Dead in November (7 people) and the property manager, Martin informed me today that the Casita, where a family of 3 would be staying has been rented for 1 year and we can no longer stay there. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

This I believe is the best place I have stayed in and I have traveled alot ! , an incredible atmosphere , Martin was so kind making sure everything was perfect for me , orphlia's breakfasts incredible y muffins !! it's enchanting a home from home stuffed with Mexican artefacts , the salon is liking sitting in a museum very... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

We spent a month here, and couldn't have asked for anything more. We appreciated the attention to detail- extra towels, flannel sheets when the weather got chilly, well equipped kitchen, lovely antiques and artwork, comfortable furnishings, beautiful gardens and courtyards. This is the most peaceful place we have stayed in Mexico. Wonderful hospitality, we will definitely stay here again and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

If you are looking for a most enjoyable hotel experience, El Refugio B and B is a must in Patzcuaro. The rooms are lovely and clean. Hot water abundant. Beautiful quiet gardens are within the Colonial establishment. I was delighted to be warmly greeted by Hector who gave us the choice of several rooms. Breakfast the next morning consisted of... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Three of us recently made reservations for one night at El Refugio en Patzcuaro, enroute to Troncones. To our delight, the owner, Hector, warmly greeted us, showed us the rooms available, then offered a room each for our friend and for us as a couple. Our pal had twin beds, living room and complete kitchen. Ours on the second level... More 

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