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Casita de La Penita

Lazaro Cardenas #36, La Penita de Jaltemba, Mexico
Casita de La Penita
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cochrane, Alberta, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We arrived late in the evening after a taxi ride through what seemed to be jungle with trees overhanging the road, so we didn't have a really clear idea of where we were, but Bob and Linda greeted us with smiles and a warm welcome and made us feel at home. The location of this little property could not be... More 

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Tobermory, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is a perfect little oasis in the centre of a truly authentic village. Bob and Linda are great hosts with plenty of suggestions and advise for getting around and experiencing the whole Mexican experience. The place is small so you get a chance to just say hi or if you like, visiting with other guests. The court yard area... More 

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CasitadelaPenita, Owner at Casita de La Penita, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your review! More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The hosts Bob and Linda were fine. The hotel is overpriced for what you get. We stayed in a one bedroom apartment for a week. There is no maid service. You can take your sheets to the office to be exchanged once a week. One small bath towel per guest that can be exchanged twice a week. We stayed in... More 

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CasitadelaPenita, Owner at Casita de La Penita, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your feedback; we only wish you had shared some of your concerns throughout your stay as your feedback in our guests book is far more positive it seems. Our suites are self-sustained living and our guests generally find this to be a very appealing feature. For a nominal fee of about 5$ or 6$, our maid... More 

Saskatoon, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This is everything you ever wanted. Bob and Linda are the perfect hosts. They will make all the arrangements for you to go swimming with the dolphins, zip lining, the glass bottom boat to snorkel, court yard pot luck, taxis, or whatever you want to do. By the time you've been there a day or two everyone is like family.... More 

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CasitadelaPenita, Manager at Casita de La Penita, responded to this review

Thank you for such a gracious review; we're glad you enjoy it here and hope to see you again as it seems as though you enjoy all the great food as much as we do! More 

ontario
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We have just returned from our 2nd month long stay at Casita La Penita. Once again our hosts Bob & Linda Gibbs went above and beyond to make sure our stay was a memorable one. We met up with some returning friends (guests) and met some wonderful new friends. The 1 bedroom apartment meets all of our needs, we can... More 

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Christopher Lake, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We just returned from a two week stay at Casita de La Penita .The Ocean views and sunsets from our suite were priceless.This facility is very clean and in a1 shape .Our suite was well appointed and very adequate to all of our needs. .Our gracious hosts Bob and Linda Gibbs are tireless in their efforts to ensure their guests... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We were looking for a place in Mexico off the beaten path and I recalled an article in our local paper about Casita de la Penita in La Penita de Jaltemba which was owned by a couple from Canada (it turns out the article was actually 14 years ago - I guess my memory is still holding up). Linda was... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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59 reviews 59 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We stayed here a couple of years ago and found it beautifully decorated and outfitted, with a delightful patio and tiny pool. Owners are accommodating and friendly. It's across the road from the beach, and about 5 km north of Rincon de Guayabitos, the hot tourist destination nearby. Both towns fill up with Canadians in the winter months and they... More 

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victoria, bc
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My father has lived in La Penita for several yrs and recently sold the large family home. We stayed with Bob and Linda during an emergency when my father seriously hurt himself. They were so helpful and the accommodations were great for my brothers and I providing us with everything we needed. There is great pelicano action all day right... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We just returned from spending two memorable weeks at Casita de la Penita in a three bedroom Bungalow which was very spacious and comfortable for our needs. All the bungalows are very spacious and well appointed with the Mexican décor. The staff were very attentive to all our requests during our stay. We also visited the neighbouring town of Rinco... More 

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