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Hotel La Posada
Av. Lazaro Cardenas #201, Manzanillo 28200, Mexico   |  
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Ranked #5 of 52 hotels in Manzanillo
Hanover, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Best Place In Town!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

I can’t ‘begin to express my appreciation and fortune finding this little gem of a place. Right from the moment I arrived everything suddenly became calm. Juan Carlos greeted me and not only fit me in but made my stay one of relaxation and renewal. As a woman traveling alone I was very impressed with this city as I never felt tense or in any sign of danger. Darkness doesn’t stop people from going for their morning and evening daily walks, and I fit right in. It is very peaceful and serine. Unlike most of Manzanillo this side of town has a level terrain so you are right on the beach and don’t have to hike up a million stairs to get back to your resort! The staff at La Posada are friendly, warm and helpful. This small hotel has a unique charm to it. As I watched guests come and go I could see the close bonds forming and old friendships renewed. If you are looking for a 5 star gilts and glamour resort where you are just a number, keep looking. But if you want to kick back, relax and enjoy the gentle breezes by the pool or on the beach then this is the best spot in town! I can’t wait to go back, relax, and see all the smiling faces :)

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We stayed in the Hotel La Posada in September this year. The rooms were very clean, the service outstanding. My daughter forgot her purse with money in it and we could pick it up the next day. So very honest and personal attendance. It is located at one of the mayor highways driving into Manzanillo but as it is at the end of the highway in a cul-de-sac there is no noise whatsoever except for the gentle noise of the waves!

We really can recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ajijic, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

Weekend get away for some sun, surf and sand. Juan and his staff provided a relaxing time in Manzanillo, all was quiet on the beaches and town, just what was needed to relax and soak up the sun. The rooms where clean, the staff efficient, and breakfast fresh and filling.

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Ajijic, Mexico
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16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

I live about 5 hours away and have heard great reviews about this hotel, and about the great service provided by the staff and the owner, Juan. Mr. Garmin directed me right to the front door and the vacation began immediately. The rooms are functional and have all the comforts one normally needs. The view of the ocean from the room was nothing but spectacular. The water is deep blue and the sound of the waves at night are so relaxing. The breakfasts are included and are a great way to begin the day, after a walk on the beach of course. The pool is well maintained and a wonderful place to relax at and spend the day. The city is a short drive (or bus/taxi ride) away. Several good restaurants are available to choose from so there is never a shortage of fine dining. There is a large super market (Soriana's) in town that has everything you could possible need (or replace if you forget to bring). Hotel has all the comforts and conveniences without the hustle and bustle found in large hotels. The staff is outstanding and the owner, Juan, is a wealth of knowledge about the area. Oh, English is spoken by most employees so communicating is not issue. This is a 'will return soon' for me.

Room Tip: If you want daily maid service, be sure to ask.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Des Moines, Iowa
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

This charming, small hotel is situated right on the sandy Pacific beach. All rooms have a terrific view, some with balconies. There is a very nice pool, a dining room that serves a fantastic breakfast and sandwiches at lunch, The breakfast, which comes with the price of your room, consists of pancakes, eggs, bacon, toast, juice, cereal, fruit, coffee---any of it or all of it. Although dinner is not served, and there are no restaurants nearby, there are a couple of hotels next door that serve all meals, one has a rather lavish buffet. A local bus stops across the street from the hotel and can get you to the town of Manzanillo for about fifty cents in about 15 minutes. The taxi costs about $7. I am sure that we will return.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

My favorite place by the sea. Always clean comfortable rooms with fantastic views in a friendly vibrant city. They serve a very good (included) breakfast. There is a handy and tasty taco about 2 blocks away which opens at 7 pm. Lots of other restaurants nearby.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Saskatoon, Sk
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Greetings Fellow Travellors
Glad to see you are thinking about travelling to Mexico and particularly to Manzanillo. An excellent hotel choice is definitely the Hotel Posada. I/we stay here every time we come to Manzanillo. The atmosphere is very welcoming. Management and staff are friendly and helpful, after a few days, it feels like family. Staff turnover is very low, and it is always nice to be greeted by the same friendly smiles on arrival, each year.
A stay at the Hotel Posada is truly a unique adventure. As you enjoy your multi-choice breakfast in the quaint Mexican style leisure room/dininging room, you will have an opportunity to meet people from all over the world, and exchange experiences(in larger hotels, small talk is usually a turn-off)
Following breakfast you might choose one of the Palapa covered tables to finish your coffee, continue conversations, or just sit back and enjoy the ocean fron view of large ships coming and going from the nearby harbor. The beach front umbrella and chairs provide ocean front enjoyment, and an excellent spot to enjoy whale watching.
The location of the Posada is close to dancing and late nite walking. Manzanillo, is totally safe(now think about your own home town location...do you go walking at nite??).
A stay at the Posada is good value for an excellent holiday. Hope to meet you sometime.
Al Goodmundson

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel La Posada

Address: Av. Lazaro Cardenas #201, Manzanillo 28200, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Colima > Manzanillo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Manzanillo
#2 Best Value Hotel in Manzanillo
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Manzanillo
#5 Romantic Hotel in Manzanillo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A unique seaside inn located directly on the best swimming and snorkeling beach in Manzanillo. American owners since 1960. Great fresh-water pool, cocktail & snack bar, rustic atmosphere. Complete breakfasts included in rates. 23 rooms and all with a view of the ocean. Diving, snorkeling, deep sea fishing, kayaking, mountain biking, horseback riding and tours to other attractions in the area arranged at the inn. ... more   less 
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