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Posada Mandala

Lerin No. 14, Patzcuaro 61600, Mexico
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Ranked #2 of 32 Hotels in Patzcuaro
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We traveled for 3 weeks in central Mexico and this was one of my favorite places. Had one of the upstairs rooms with bath. Loved sitting out on the balcony. This place is both convenient to the main town and quiet! Left our car on the street with no problems. Had pizza one night which was good and the owner,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This cozy 5 room hotel is beautiful, the pizzas amazing and Enrique the owner could be in the Wikipedia as an example of what a host should be. Located 1 block away of the plaza is the perfect spot to walk around and hanging at the restaurant at night introduces you to the local people. "Enjoy Patzcuaro as the locals... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two nights I stayed in Posada Mandala. While the first night I enjoyed the calm side of the place - a beautiful patio and some good books to read - the second I stayed all night in the restaurant, talking about literature, movies and music with fine mezcal and a delicious pizza. Quality all around, it seems that Enrique adapts... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed as a couple in January 2015 in a downstairs double room with direct access to the lush garden in the courtyard. This was gorgeous for sitting outside on a cool winter's evening or mid morning. The shared bathroom, for the 2 downstairs rooms, was in a distinctly separate but adjoining room. This formed a great soundproof barrier between... More 

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Santa Fe, NM
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88 reviews 88 reviews
29 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Posada Mandala is located in a great location as it is right across the street from La Casas de los Once Patios. There are only 6 rooms at the posada so it has a nice intimate feeling. Enrique, the owner speaks English as well. I stayed in room 6 on the second floor which had a beautiful view from the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I visited Patzcuaro for three weeks during September, 2014. I stayed in Posada Mandala the entire time I was there. My stay was absolutely amazing. The owner of the hotel, Enrique, was very informative and had many stories to tell about his interesting life. The hotel was cheap compared to other hotels in the area. It had all the amenities,... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stumbled on this place after first parking near one of the squares. We checked out the two rooms upstairs overlooking the small garden courtyard. Initially we thought we might check out several places but almost immediately we decided this was the place for us. We met the owner Enrique who spoke decent English and found him absolutely charming. This... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Not only is this little hotel perfectly situated the rooms are oldworld charming and the price is right. The rooms are cozy with antiques. The place is full of charm and culture not to mention the pizza is outstanding. The dueños is a novelist with a great smile. I could stay here for a very long time.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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29 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here with a friend for two nights and we loved the place with its old wooden floors, patio filled with begonias, lovely view, and kind owner. If you want to be perfectly located but away from the din of the plaza, this is a great economical choice. I give it my highest marks for an economical place to... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

The owner is a nice guy. His hostel is cute and lies close to the plaza grande. I slept in a room at the groundfloor. A pretty room but without window so I heard everything that happened on the nice patio. A good option for low budget travellers!

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