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Dickinson Guest House

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Calle San Uriel 338 Expo Area/ Chapalita Sur, Guadalajara 45510 Mexico
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The Dickinson Guest House is a charming Boutique hotel- alternative, near Expo-Guadalajara in Jalisco, MX, that many appreciate its affordable lodging in an otherwise pricey area of the city. It has a long-term reputation for comfort and convenience when away from home and preferring to be in this critical business and restaurant district. Guest room choices range from the popular standard single or double room, King room, King Suite with furnished and private balcony, and a quad suite with a patio and garden for perhaps longer-staying guests with the comforts of home and needed business amenities offered. We now offer keyless 4-8-digit codes that allow entry from taxi exit to a pre-booked room for simplicity and speed, eliminating the experience of busier and often slower hotel lines and guaranteeing often desired privacy. These will be sent to you hours before arrival. Welcome to Guadalajara, Mexico! We hope to see you or your group soon.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Bicycle rental
Bowling
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's playground
Car hire
Free private parking nearby
Paid private parking nearby
Secured parking
Street parking
Parking
Free internet
Wifi
Public wifi
Free wired internet in the business center
Internet
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Hiking
Horseback riding
Bowling offsite
Patio
Children's television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Taxi service
Meeting rooms
Fax / photocopying
Photo copier / fax In business center
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Washing machine
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Desk
Dining area
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Soundproof rooms
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Dishwasher
Oven
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
DVD / CD player
On-demand movies
Radio
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
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HOTEL STYLE
Hidden Gem
Romantic
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Event, we found a lovely home that is within walking distance to the Book Fair for a substantially more affordable price. This 2 story, 5 bedroom house also has extra beds that are not listed on their official website, which saved us even more. The house is large and has hotel amenities that are not charged for, if you want it in your room. No gym. No pool. No problem in December. Comfortable beds, plenty of hot water with good showers and quality linens. We enjoyed the privacy to talk and finish up our books before going to bed for another long day. Fresh coffee is ready when you are, in all rooms, with pod coffe machines. Look for this house if going to a convention in Guadalajara. It looks like it would be a great holiday house for a family as well. Great area with lots of restaurants surrounding this well-maintained neighborhood. We actually had more fun here than at this year´s FIL. It was not as attended as in years past.
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I came here a few years ago with business colleagues while attending a convention at the closeby exposition center. This time was with family. It was better than the last time! Lot´s of updates have been made now that fiber optics finally made it. Seems second nature to we Americans. But Leo and James have the entire house wired for any device you may have with no lag. We spent a lot of time outside of the property, but if we wanted to watch a movie the house is ready in all bedrooms. The best are comfortable and lots of pillows made my wife very happy! These guys have really done a nice job of setting up this large home and have added another bathroom for large groups. I did not see that in the listing this time. But it is in there! Great time hand by all. Hope to make it back in a couple of years to stay for a few days and head over to another place reccommended by James in Morelia. We are going to see the Monarch Butterfly winter retreat that we have read up on. We want to make the climb before humans kill them off. Their pattern of travelling to the mountains in Morelia is not exactly through Guadalajara, but these guys have 6 varieties of Milkweed planted outside, and the Monarchs sure found it. Highly reccommend a stay at this big house in a great area of the city that just keeps on growing. Thanks again for everything. Steve, Melinda and family.
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Expecting much less for the price, I found this hideout to be in the middle of everything that we wanted to do, or very closeby. A secure and spacious property with friendly neighbors, parks that the locals strolled in even after 9PM and lots of pets that were not treated as guard dogs. I would love to come back with the relatives and friends that acted like \i was traveling to Syria! A wonderful host ans his partners made us feel so at home. Thank you so much for the English breakfast you served us. Delicious.
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Response from Dickinson G, General Manager at Dickinson Guest House
Responded Mar 2, 2019
Thank you for your overall assessment of this friendly city that is not a war zone. It was great having you stay here.
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This property was booked for two traveling companions on a business-fun trip. After the first night we realized that we should have saved this place for a big vacation. We ended up with a few fellow colleagues to move in with us. They were paying almost as much for a hotel room nearby. I figured for the price I paid that I might be in something like a bungalow. We were all very pleased with it's layout and modern conveniences that we are accustomed to. Lots of space, good beds and quiet nights with security and things that are common in the U.S. I hope that is not insulting to our hosts who were great. I guess the 'fake news' that is being spewed by Donald Trump is not true at all, especially here. Wonderful place for a medium to large groups with the comforts of home!
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Response from Dickinson G, Owner at Dickinson Guest House
Responded Jun 8, 2019
Thanks for the kind review and observations. We like this area of the city, as many people do as well, it seems. Most first-time tourists stay downtown, which makes sense as they are unfamiliar with the city. But although very safe compared to many cities in the U.S., the center is also where the pickpockets want to be, while newbies are gawking at the beautiful architecture. We are about 15 minutes away from the historical area. We have many, many restaurants of all kinds, shopping, and parks that are night and day friendly. It is a good thing to try if you come back for two or more times. It is a different world, and so close to us.
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There are actually several apartments, home and elegant villas for rent in Guadalajara these days.But once again we chose the Dickinson Guest House for our trip. It truly is like going to a second home. Well taken care of and kitchen that is well equipped and refrigerator full of the items that we order in advance. The owners are very accommodating. The time spent visiting the sites was fun, yet coming back to a peaceful neighborhood was really what makes this home enjoyable. We recommend it to families or even working groups willing to share the six bedrooms to save some money in this pricey side of the city.
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Response from Dickinson G, Owner at Dickinson Guest House
Responded Jun 8, 2019
That is what we like to hear! Thank you so much for the kind words. Come back and see us again. We are always updating.
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PRICE RANGE
$67 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MexicoJaliscoGuadalajara Metropolitan AreaGuadalajara
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dickinson Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Dickinson Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Glorieta Chapalita (0.4 miles), Escultura La Estampida (0.7 miles), and OV Foro del Angel (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Dickinson Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and meeting rooms.
Which room amenities are available at Dickinson Guest House?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, blackout curtains, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Dickinson Guest House?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, complimentary tea, and an outdoor dining area during their stay.
Is parking available at Dickinson Guest House?
Yes, free parking, paid private parking nearby, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Dickinson Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lula Bistro, Los Arcos, and La Trattoria.
Are any cleaning services offered at Dickinson Guest House?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Dickinson Guest House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Dickinson Guest House?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Palacio de Gobierno (3.5 miles), Hacienda Santa Lucia (4.7 miles), and El Acueducto (2.3 miles).
Is Dickinson Guest House accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.