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Posada El Castillo

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Overview
Calle Melchor Ocampo 105, Xilitla 79900 Mexico See on map
Name/address in local language
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Just returned from my twelfth visit to Xilitla and the magical garden of Edward James 'Las Pozas' Each time I have stayed in 'Posada El Castillo' which of course was built by Plutarco Gastelum, the skilful Mexican artisan who enabled Edward James to create the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Luisa C, Gerente at Posada El CastilloResponded October 17, 2018

Dear David, It's always a pleasure to see you and your friends! We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Luisa

Reviewed October 12, 2018

Historic hotel in Xilitla that was home to Edward James and his Mexican family while they build his amazing gardens - still in the family & a wonderful place to stay while visiting this area. Louisa who is Plutarco's grandaughter runs the hotel which includes...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Luisa C, Gerente at Posada El CastilloResponded October 13, 2018

I hope to see you soon! It was a pleasure to have you here. Kind regards .

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

I have been traveling to Xilitla for a long time, been in this fantastic and surrealistic town for several trips, I first visited in 1994 or 1995 there were not many tourists coming here, from the first time I stayed in Posada El Castillo, I...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from Luisa C, Gerente at Posada El CastilloResponded August 21, 2018

I am really sorry about your bad experiences with us. Please accept my sincere apology. we will improve the quality of our service. Kind regards, Luisa Gastelum

Reviewed April 30, 2018

Having known Edward James and having met Plutarcho on one of his visits to England my visit was a pilgrimage to both the house that they built and Las Pozas. I was not disappointed. Luisa, Plutarcho's grand daughter, runs a wonderful Posada. Rooms are spacious,...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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Response from Luisa C, Gerente at Posada El CastilloResponded August 21, 2018

Hello Adam, Thank you for your comments! I am really glad that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards

Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

It felt very special to stay here in the shadow of Edward James, looked after by the family of his friend and colleague Plutarco Gastelum. Luisa was very welcoming, and along with her partner Andres made sure our stay was special in many ways. Firstly...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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Response from Luisa C, Gerente at Posada El CastilloResponded August 21, 2018

I am very happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards

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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
8
Price range
$38 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
El Castillo Hotel Xilitla
Location
Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > San Luis Potosi > Xilitla
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
8
Price range
$38 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
El Castillo Hotel Xilitla
Location
Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > San Luis Potosi > Xilitla
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Traveler (129)
Room & Suite (28)
Pool & Beach (11)
Dining (7)
Family and Play Areas (11)
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hello nearest airport is in the city of tampico is 3 hours from our hotel, greetins
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Hello! If you plan to rent a car, fly from LAX to Queretaro and rent your car there unless you'd like to spend a few days on one end of the trip in Mexico City (I was just there and it's a fabulous city with so much to see... More
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"I like the Rose Room, the Don Eduardo and the Mariposa it is possible the lower rooms are a bit quieter at..."
Plumbago_11
Oct 16, 2018
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"Rooms on the ground floor have east access to the pool terrace, upper floors have sweeping views of the..."
richb90
Apr 2, 2017
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"The rosa room is in the original style with an older bathroom while most rooms have been modernised"
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Oct 9, 2016
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