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“First Time TripAdvisor Steered Me Wrong” 3 of 5 stars
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Hotel Rincon Tarasco
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Guadalupe Victoria #330 | Colonia Centro Historico, Morelia 58000, Mexico   |  
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Ranked #30 of 66 Hotels in Morelia
Portland, Oregon
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“First Time TripAdvisor Steered Me Wrong”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2010

The good: 7 blocks from the heart of downtown, relatively cheap, clean.

The bad: super-hard bed, LOTS of street noise at all hours, no dead-bolt on a door that, like a Motel 6, is just open to the parking lot without any front desk or other security to go by first, and no telephone. Also, the wi-fi is intermittent and there are very few plug-ins if you want to, say, plug in your laptop and your cell phone at the same time.

It's not a truly BAD hotel, but it's certainly not worthy of the score it gets unless you put price far ahead of everything else. What's weird is the only other people who didn't like it just complain about the management, which seemed entirely fine. Ugh. Guess I'll have to be more weary of my TripAdvisor recs from now on.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2010

I had been to Morelia once before and had stayed in a hotel close to downtown. When I booked my trip I realized that Hotel Tarasco was in downtown yet it was half price from the other hotel! Hotel Tarasco is a family hotel which was great because after a day of sight seeing all I wanted was a quiet comftrable room.

Stayed July 2010, traveled with friends
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2010

I was at the Rincon Tarasco for two days and my stay was great. The rooms were spacious and clean, the location of the hotel is in the heart of Morelia. I enjoyed my stay and would definitely go back.

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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44 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2010

Unfortunately, I spent but a single night at the Rincon Tarasco. It is well-located only a few blocks from one of the most attractive centro historicos that I have seen in Mexico. The rooms are large and clean with two queen size beds, night table and TV. The bathroom was clean, as well, with good water pressure and hot water. Everything was in good condition. Rooms are on the second and third floors facing a central courtyard. They are accessed from an outdoor walkway. Rooms are over car ports that ring the centre of the courtyard. Bottled water is supplied. The walkways, stairs and courtyard were clean and well-maintained. Staff were friendly and efficient. There is a restaurant conveniently-located around the corner for breakfast and a cab parked on the corner for transportation to the bus terminal.
To date, I have found that the best looking ladies in Mexico are located in Morelia. Not only are they attractive and well-dressed but - unlike most girls/women in other parts of the country who are generally reluctant to smile - readily make eye contact, smile and usually offer up a friendly hola (even to a gray-haired fat guy).

  • Stayed January 2010, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank podroznik48
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san diego
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2008

Manager is really rude and she can't give you any kind of information about Morelia.

  • Disliked — Manager Really bad actitud
  • Stayed March 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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1 Thank normimas
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Tijuana Mx
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2007

Good value very clean and almost everything is new, But had bad experience with the manager of the hotel, Very rude, I fell in walking out of the bathroom and went up to her to request extra towels to avoid falling again thats all I wanted, she got very defensive and said that i did not fall even after seeing a big bruce on my arm. For the next few days she when we would walk in to the office she would not even acknoledge me or my wife. All I can say is that is a big no no in custumer service I work Customer service and would never treat anyone that is paying for a service that way. Maybe she is in the wrong career.

  • Liked — Staff excluding Manager and Clean room
  • Disliked — Manager
  • Stayed November 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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1 Thank j.perez
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Additional Information about Hotel Rincon Tarasco

Property: Hotel Rincon Tarasco
Address: Guadalupe Victoria #330 | Colonia Centro Historico, Morelia 58000, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Michoacan > Morelia
Amenities:
Free Breakfast
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 66 Hotels in Morelia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Rincon Tarasco 3*
Number of rooms: 37
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Rincon Tarasco with its 37 rooms, large parking lot within the structure, cafeteria, wireless internet and much more guarantees tranquility and comfort at an amazing price. Visit a museum, take a breath taking picture of Morelia's famous monuments, have a coffee, a delicious meal, go to the opera, see a movie, have a drink, or simply relax and enjoy everything the city center has to offer, all within walking distance of Hotel Rincon Tarasco. ... more   less 
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