As everyone has mentioned, the views are fantastic, and if you are staying in Guanajuato, how can justify a hotel without a postcard perfect view? The hotel is literally steps from the top of the only furnicular in town, and the entrance is actually within an enclosed commercial corridor, which makes it feel really safe. Taking the furnicular down lands you dead center in the middle of town, and it runs until 9:45 at night. You can always take a taxi up there, and giving directions is super simple because the "El Pipila" landmark is right there. Plus there are two adorable easy-to-follow walking paths that get up to your hotel, about 15 minute uphill walk, though warning at night you might feel unsafe walking on your own.
The hotel itself is minimalistic and pleasant; the rooms are spacious, but warning the bed is small--it felt like a twin bed. Downsides: shower takes a long time to get hot water, and bathroom is literally next to bed and affords little privacy, and for our stay the wifi was only accessible in the bathroom. Re: the noise, yes, you can hear a muffled version of all the downtown partying, but I can't imagine you are going to find a much quieter spot anywhere else in town--chalk it up to the acoustics of this hillside city. In sum, for the view and perks (you get free breakfasts at a great place in town and free furnicular rides) we felt this place was a great value and clear winner.
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