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Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

What a wonderful old part of Patzcuaro this hotel is. The vibe is wonderful. The rooms were clean and nicely decorated in an old Mexican/Spanish theme. The check in was prompt. Stay here and you will feel like you are part of the historical vibe of the city centre. The restaurant is fine and also well staffed. We hope to... More 

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Santiago, Mexico
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Finally after 20 years a dream came true - I got to Patzcuaro. One of the highlights was staying at the beautiful Hotel Casa del Refugio. The rooms, and entire hotel were spotless and beautifully decorated with Mexican art. The staff was very friendly and helpful - and lots of fun! While breakfast in the dining room was a bit... More 

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Langley City, Canada
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We booked this hotel on-line on their own website. They took credit card information, but did not put any charges through until after we arrived. We liked our rooms but the one thing I would recommend was that you get a room off the street. I think they give you those rooms because they have balconies, but when the trucks... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I never actually stayed here. I booked in mid-November and my credit card was immediately charged for 2 nights. I then cancelled, well within the time I was allowed to cancel without a charge. On Dec 6 I went to the hotel in Patzcuaro and was promised that the refund would be processed that weekend. It was not. In early... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

Right on main square but not too noisy, espec at night. Rooms only "light" if get one facing street. Rooms FREEZING! We eventually got lent a heater that helped but had to leave it on all the time. Warm beds, but old, faded and stained pillowcases and pillows and bed cover. Good blankets. Breakfast ok, you get choice of eggs,... More 

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Kingston, Washington
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Hotel right on one of the main squares, shopping all over. Staff and bellman were great, bellman found us a parking spot in front of hotel. Don't forget to visit Tzintzuntzan, and explore the many ruins nearby. Very pretty countryside, about 5 hours from Zihuatenejo and Acapulco. Will go back, definitely.

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Langley BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We were in Ixtapa for 2 months and went to Patzcuaro for 3 days about the 20th of February 2013. The hotel was hard to find as very little signage but it was really worth the search. Its on the small square where the local people congregate. Went through the main door and "WOW", a restored 17th century structure, with... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

This lovely hotel is located on the Plaza Chica in Patzcuaro Centro. Lovely, quiet rooms decorated with interesting artwork around two central courtyards. One courtyard has a huge stone fireplace with seating around it and the other is the the dining area. By the way breakfast is included and includes juice, fruit, coffee and your choice of eggs or pancakes.... More 

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Merida, Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Having read other reviews of the hotel I was a bit leery. From the street it doesn't look like much being sandwiched between two stores. Once inside it is charming and rustic. Our group of 15 occupied rooms on two floors overlooking the central bar area. There is an amazing fireplace, although it was not lit during our 3 night... More 

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Houston, TX
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250 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 450 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Have been familiar with this property since it opened several year ago, though this was our first stay. Unfortunately, ownership seems to have no plans to keep it updated. As other reviewers pointed out, there are lots of problems with the property. We had 2 rooms, & after 2 days we checked out & went elsewhere --- as did at... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Casa del Refugio offers you a specialized service to make you feel like home.you and your family can enjoy the confort of modern facilities within an original XVIII century beautifully restored building.you will feel like traveling in time to a great past in an authentic Michoacan atmosphere, full a confort and enjoy. We are pleased to serve you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Hotel Casa del Refugio

Address: Calle Portal Regules No. 9, Patzcuaro 61600, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Michoacan > Patzcuaro
Price Range: $40 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Hotel Casa del Refugio 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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