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Rancho San Cayetano

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Carretera a Huetamo | Michoacan, Zitacuaro, Mexico
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015
Martijn705 Queretaro, Mexico
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Queretaro, Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We went here during Christmas with the family and i was amazed about the service, location and the food. They had arranged a special Christmas dinner for all the people who where staying here in this hotel. The food was amazing, and the place where they served the food was even better. The owners where also present having the same... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

On the way to see the monarch butterfly in central Mexico, consider to stay at Rancho San Cayetano, at Zitacuaro, Michoacan. Not only for the short distance to the sanctuaries but to the delightful place that it is!. Lisette & Pablo will love to welcome you and attend all your questions about the area and the monarchs personally. Staying in... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

This is a very unique and beautifully landscaped property, perfect for its access from Mexico City and proximity to all Monarch Reserves. Lisette and Pablo are gracious and helpful and our meals were delicious. I have traveled in the Americas and Europe and this hotel is in my Top 10. I didn't find any other lodging facility in the area... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The owners, Lisette and Pablo, french people who came here in the 1950's are the friendliest owners you will meet. They will sit and eat breakfast with you and talk about their wonderful lifes.The place in general is incredibly relaxing and quiet, if Zitacuaro could be like this all the way through they would call it the mexican toscana.

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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

This is the perfect large, beautiful property to stay at when in the Zitacuaro area to view the migration of Monarch butterflies that are in two main sanctuaries in the general area. The owners are magnificent, food is good, ambiance exceptional, rooms colorful and nice it was hard to leave this area to move on to the next part of... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The Rancho San Cayetano is an oasis for peaceful reflection, set in 5 hectares (13 acres) of beautiful lawns under huge, shadow-spending trees. There are walking paths and a pool with varying depths. And, if you need something to reflect about, the erudite and thoughtful owner, Pablo, will provide you with any number of extremely interesting topics. he will also... More 

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Muy amables clientes, Agradecemos mucho sus comentarios y los invitamos nuevamente a visitar el Rancho San Cayetano. Bonitos comentarios, bonitos... More 

Austin, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We traveled to the state of Michoacán, Mexico over the Christmas holidays to visit the sanctuaries where the Monarch butterflies migrate to each year. After flying into Morelia, we rented a car and drove to Zitacuaro. The expedition to the Cerro Pelon sanctuary was arranged by our hosts at the resort, and it was absolutely magical! Far, far, far more... More 

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19 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

Staying here is like staying at a friend's beautiful ranch. We were warmly received by owners Pablo and Lisette and felt right at home. Our room was lovely and the dining room felt like home. The fire was going in the fireplace, the food was great and Pablo joined us for dinner! Afterwards he showed some very interesting videos about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying at Rancho San Cayetano over New Years Eve. I was welcomed by lovely Lisette the owner who welcomed me over lunch and wine looking over the beautiful pool and garden. My room could not have been cozier. The beds were incredibly comfortable and having the fireplace in the room was just perfect for those... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

This hotel and resort was perfect. It was small and intimate with beautiful, manicured grounds. The rooms were very cozy with comfortable beds and a fireplace in each room. The husband and wife owners were very hospitable and went out of their way to answer questions or arrange tours. The best part was the tour they arranged to see the... More 

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