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“Feel like home” 5 of 5 stars
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Villa Ganz
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lopez Cotilla 1739 | Col. Lafayette, Guadalajara 44140, Mexico   |  
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Ranked #1 of 115 Hotels in Guadalajara
Puerto Rico
2 reviews
“Feel like home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The place reminds us our Spanish heritage, with high ceilings, bricks and beautiful gardens (front and back). Very romantic. The staff make you feel at home, they are very dedicated, friendly. The place is located near restaurants, shopping centers and banks.
I went with my son, we are bowling players and we found a bowling place and a casino near. We also went to the movie theaters, walking distance.
The air conditioning was most of the time low. We were there for seven days and we only felt air conditioning the last two.

Room Tip: Corner suites are large.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sally_Rangel, Director General at Villa Ganz, responded to this review, July 24, 2014
Dear NCohen2014,

How lovely of you to take the time to share your comments regarding your stay with us Villa Ganz Boutique Hotel. It is very important for us to know you enjoyed your stay and to know what where the most important values for you.

Thank you so much for pointing us out regarding the air conditioning system, which we are having it checked immediatly. It would´ve been terrific to have known this while you were here, to make your stay more comfortable.

We´d love to have you once again in Villa Ganz Boutique Hotel in your next trip to our lovely Guadalajara city.

Sally Rangel
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ajijic, Mexico
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

We are in room 15, Grand Master. Faces south on the 2nd floor with 5 other rooms. Not sure how many rooms but I saw 2 on the lower level off the garden. So that makes 8. I didn't see any chef snacks at 6pm like was told. Low key bar and very accomodating staff. Pet friendly. Two resident cats but one is never seen. Lots of restaurants within walking distance. Bit farther west is Entre 2.

Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Sally_Rangel, Director General at Villa Ganz, responded to this review, July 24, 2014
Dear tomgyakima,

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your comments on your arrival day. It was very nice to have you with us at Villa Ganz Boutique Hotel and we are already excited that you are coming back very soon.

Cocktail hour was a lovely time where our team was very happy to chat with you. We hope you enjoyed our snacks we prepare to try while sipping the house wine.

We are delighted that you are becoming a repeat guest and are very much looking forward to welcome you once again.

Greetings from all of our team,

Sally Rangel
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San Diego, CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

If when you entered your home there was always a smiling host ready to greet you with coffee, fresh-squeezed juice or wine, and a ton of insightful and spot-on recommendations on everything from food to day trips to current events. I have never stayed at another hotel or inn of any size in any place, where the staff went so out of their way to ensure as enjoyable a stay as at Villa Ganz. This is to say nothing of the extremely comfortable and lovingly appointed rooms, fantastic neighborhood location close to many eateries and shops (and just far enough from the historic City center to make it accessible but not touristy) and beautiful garden patio situated in the backyard.

Villa Ganz earned every one of its 5 stars every day of the 9 that we stayed there. They made our 10th wedding anniversary extra special. We will stay every time we return Guadalara.

Room Tip: We loved room 16. Others looked equally as nice. As an aside, a group of Culinary Institute graduate...
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sally_Rangel, Director General at Villa Ganz, responded to this review, July 19, 2014
Dear Phi1481,

Congratulations once again on your wedding anniversary! We felt so honored you chose Villa Ganz Boutique Hotel to celebrate such a special occasion. Every one in our team enjoys making every moment unique and to make sure every detail is prepared thinking of your likes and needs.

Thank you for trusting us and for taking the time to share your experience. It makes us feel so proud and to continue doing what we love the most.

From everyone in our team, we truly look forward to have you once again to celebrate your next wedding anniversary, or why not, just because you deserve it.

Sally Rangel
Director
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New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

A wonderfully restful oasis of peace and tranquility in the heart of the city with great, attentive staff and interesting guests. All ten rooms have individual characters and breakfast in the garden is a fabulous way to start the day.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled on business
    • 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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Sally_Rangel, Director General at Villa Ganz, responded to this review, July 6, 2014
Dear Williehearst,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience while in Villa Ganz Boutique Hotel.

We enjoyed having you as our guest and would love to have you once again, very soon.

Best regards,
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Tucson, Arizona
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23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Villa Ganz is a charming oasis in the heart of Guadalajara's best restaurants. We got in late and we were shown to our room. We paid for the Grand Master suite (there are only three) but we were not very pleased with it so they brought us to one of the Master suites which was adorable and much more spacious just no bath tub - but fine with me. The staff were excellent, friendly and helpful. The garden was well kept and beautiful. I highly recommend staying here on your next trip to Guadalajara, we will.

Room Tip: Room 17 was adorable
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 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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Sally_Rangel, Director General at Villa Ganz, responded to this review, July 7, 2014
Dear Deb,

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us at Villa Ganz Boutique Hotel.

We are glad we were able to accomodate you with a suite of your likes and needs.

Please receive a big hello from Villa Ganz Boutique Hotel.
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Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

a lovely boutique hotel. Well located and helpful staff. Interesting and unique decor in each of the spacious rooms. the courtyard is a little hidden gem. very relaxing for a morning coffee and breakfast.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Sally_Rangel, Director General at Villa Ganz, responded to this review, July 19, 2014
Dear Slgarry

We are very pleased to read your comments regarding your stay in Villa Ganz Boutique Hotel, during your last trip to Guadalajara city. We like to encourage our guests every time to share with us their comments so we know where to focus more in the future to continue improving our service and facilities.

We are a down to earth, honest, hotel and take pride in not being pretentious. It is part of our concept.

Once again, we appreciate your comments.

Sally Rangel
Director
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Ajijic, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The Villa Ganz is a small little treasure in the heart of Guadalajara. I rated this hotel a '4' because it does not have a number of the amenities you would find at a large-scale luxury hotel. As a boutique hotel in Guadalajara it is a gem. The staff is great, the food excellent and the neighborhood well suited for jaunts to some of the best restaurants the area has to offer.

We try to spend a nice weekend at the Villa Ganz at east twice a year. Highly, highly recommended.

Room Tip: If you can, reserve one of the larger rooms. Also, if you can, arrive early enough to get one of the...
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Sally_Rangel, Director General at Villa Ganz, responded to this review, July 19, 2014
Dear Pnewbold7,

​Thank you for taking the time to share your comments regarding your experience while visiting Guadalajara, specially you live so not very far.

We like to define Villa Ganz Boutique Hotel as a down to earth, honest, hotel and take pride in not being pretentious. It is part of our concept and style.

Once again, we appreciate your preference and we look forward to welcome you very soon.

Sally Rangel
Director
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Address: Lopez Cotilla 1739 | Col. Lafayette, Guadalajara 44140, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Jalisco > Guadalajara Metropolitan Area > Guadalajara
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Guadalajara
#1 Romantic Hotel in Guadalajara
#6 Business Hotel in Guadalajara
#8 Family Hotel in Guadalajara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Ganz 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Old World elegance meets New World charm in the beautiful restored Villa Ganz Boutique Hotel, one of Guafalajara finest accommodations. ... more   less 
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