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Rancho San Cayetano

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Carretera a Huetamo | Michoacan, Zitacuaro, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Huge green fields, great rooms and the attention was perfect!! Thank you from the great stay, the sound of the river, the birds and the forest smell is unique. I would love to go back there soon, no doubt

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Beautiful, extensive grounds, terrific, comfortable rooms, and delicious fine French Cuisine. Lisette is a master and great attention is made to the food. Service and staff were attentive but unobtrusive. There are three absolutely lovely big dogs that roam about and who love attention from those who need a dog-fix! Owner Pablo is a decidedly gracious man and a dedicated... More 

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Gig Harbor, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We stayed two nights here as part of a visit to El Rosario Butterfly Reserve. The hotel made all the arrangements for our butterfly tour, which was fantastic, including driver, horses and a box lunch. The hotel has gorgeous accommodations spread around beautiful grounds. We had a beautifully decorated two BR apt., one bedroom downstairs the other in the loft.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

There are some aspects of the hotel that are wonderful and some which are concerning. The good – Beautiful setting and grounds, cozy room, nice proximity to the butterflies, great dinners (a bit expensive but if you appreciate fine French cuisine, then worth it). The bad – Pablo, the owner, was unfriendly at best, unhelpful, and treated us poorly when... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Lisette and Pablo welcomed us to their rancho which is in fact a magnificent estate. The grounds are beautifully planted with trees, orchards and lawns. Most of the fresh produce that the kitchen uses is actually grown on the premises. The rooms have a rustic character and are very cozy. Both the breakfast and the dinner that we had were... More 

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Prairieville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

We have wanted to see the Butterflies in Michoacan for years and finally got a chance to do it. We stayed at Rancho Cayetano. The owners were so helpful with our concerns. Helped book our trip to El Rosario, packed a lunch for us, etc. Wonderful wonderful experience. But here's the thing. You could skip the butterflies and just go... More 

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Vail, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Loved it. Lisette (French) and Pablo (Mexican) were wonderful hosts. French music playing in the bar/restaurant. Wonderful food from Lisette. Rooms have fireplaces and beautiful views, coffee/tea in rooms and free WIFI. Pablo organizes the trips to the Butterfly Biosphere, Marcello our guide was great. Eating is family style if you want, we got to know some great people at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

On the recommendation of friends, we recently stayed at Rancho San Cayetano and were absolutely thrilled with our entire experience. The owners, Lisette and Pablo are the most gracious hosts, the accommodation is charming, the meals, fabulous and the attention to detail is extraordinary. We were there to see the Monarchs and Pablo arranged for visits to two separate sanctuaries:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Even if you are trying to travel on a budget in Mexico, a stay at Rancho San Cayetano is worth a little extra for a night or two. Beautiful grounds and pleasant owners in an area so close to the Monarch preserves. Not a lot of options in Zitacuaro. Ranch San Cayetano will not disappoint.

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Tucson, AZ, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

This is the BEST place to stay and visit all of the different butterfly preserves. It's sophisticated/ chic/ rustic. The food is gourmet and oh so delicious. The owners are gracious and refined! We couldn't have had a more perfect stay. Trust us this is the ONLY place to stay in the entire area! You will not be disappointed!

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Address: Carretera a Huetamo | Michoacan, Zitacuaro, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Michoacan > Zitacuaro
Price Range: $105 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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