I had another wonderful experience here in June of this year. I had stayed here before for a family wedding but did not have the address. My daughter who made the first reservation sent me the information. It is long overdue, but I felt that it was important to let travelers know what a friendly environment they will be missing if they choose a hotel. James and Leo are still great hosts, and take the steps to insure you have everything you need, yet let you have so many personal privileges in the house as if it were yours. We had two rooms in the front of the house that felt as comfortable and private as before. I was so busy on my last trip that I took that part for granted! There was a couple in one of the other rooms that had breakfast much earlier than us that we only saw each other in passing. They were very nice, but that is how big this house felt to us all! I will always remember the thoughtfulness and little touch's that these two pros use to make all guests feel at home and even eat when they want! The kitchen is open 24/7 and breakfast can be chosen. Who else does that, without a room service fee? They certainly have broken the mold on the Bed and Breakfast experience-hands down. I really do feel welcome here, and feel that I can speak for my family as well. We will be back for sure and maybe have time to take that excursion to Leon, Guanawato(?) that you mentioned was the city to purchase leather. Thanks again for making travel fun again. First impressions really do make a difference, and your smiles brought that comfort right back from the time we entered your lovely home. We look forward to our next visit!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Dickinson Guest House B&B, within walking distance to the Guadalajara Expo Center is centrally located in the new hotel zone in the cities new business hub, and about a 4usd cab ride to the historical district. Although we are not located in the downtown core-we are close enough to still return to some peace and quiet when it is desired! Guadalajara does have a Basilica for those that enjoy even older more ornate architectural gems-if they know they exist and how close they are- to us, rather than the cathedral that most think is the "main sanctuary' in this huge city. The B&B (or whole house rental) is located in Colonia Chapalita- a very well maintained and calm neighborhood, surrounded with several beautiful, well maintained public parks, allowing safe walks day or night to meet many nice neighbors in this middle class neighborhood. Although we enjoy the fantastic murals and cultural history of this city, we offer our guests a quieter neighborhood to enjoy a good nights' sleep, ready for the next days adventure! We also have a shortcut to the very enjoyable towns of Tlaquepaque and Tonala, home of many arts and crafts centers that everyone must see! We take pride in our business services for the traveler that needs fast internet at 100 mbps and Wi-Fi throughout the large home. The free phone service- all inclusive in the price of their room is an added convenience for those who did not purchase a plan for their mobile phone. We also have printers to use while here, for specific directions or just to print out your ticket home and avoid the wait at the airport. The abundance of restaurants that surround this neighborhood are many-and of all cuisines and price ranges. We offer a free breakfast foods of your choosing- so you can enjoy it on your schedule. We want our guests to feel at home. They can eat when they want- 24/7! Come and feel the difference of the personal touches and amenities offered, while enjoying your privacy that is very much respected.There are many rooms and areas to get to know other guests if that is preferred. Many friendships have been made here, by travelers from all over the world. But your room has everything needed to enjoy your privacy at any time. We are a large house, making us a more popular home when travelling with a family, group of friends or colleagues here at a convention. Why stay in a hotel room, when you can have an entire house at your disposal and the privacy that goes along with it-for much less $$?? Wherever you stay- welcome to the vibrant city of Guadalajara, and it's many surrounding towns! Enjoy your stay in the "pearl of the West" which is Guadalajara, Mexico! ... more less
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