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“Very nice place to relax - but no luxury”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Santa Maria Resort

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Santa Maria Resort
Ranked #3 of 15 Hotels in Tepic
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“Very nice place to relax - but no luxury”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

We rented one of the Cabañas in this resort because we wanted to relax and to be a little bit upside from the main stream tourism. The lake is fabulous to swim, canoe or just relaxing. The entrance to the lake is little bit complicated especially for kids. You must jump from the shore. The Cabañas are nice and functional. The wifi only works at the lobby and there is almost no telephone reception. Our room was invaded by ants, but the staff took care about this and after fumigating and 2 hours of waiting the problem was under control. You are in the nature ! The restaurant is good and maybe the best you can find around this lake. You can go for a walk or jogging around the lake : it's about 14 km . Have fun, we will come back !

Stayed September 2013
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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tucson, az
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

The Santa Maria Resort is lovely!! The grounds are well maintained; the cabanas are a log cabin, open chalet type, very pretty; with full kitchens; I didn't see the individual hotel rooms, just the cabanas. The staff was attentive, but not in your face. We had a good time, the resort is right on a lake; there is complimentary use of the kayaks; mountain bikes; you can rent an independent water shuttle and they'll take you cruising around the lake. All very relaxing.
Because it has a very nice resort atmosphere, I wanted the details to be there as well; but a few are missing. We arrived late at night and immediately crashed. When we awoke I noticed that the sheets had ALOT of hair; we all shed, but in one night, not that much - gaack. There was enough hot water, but of the 50 jets in the showerhead only 15 jets emitted water ( I had plenty of time to count the jets, it takes a long time to rinse!).
So, it's up to you, as to what is the most important. Great ambiance, but missing the essentials; bed and bath.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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Granada, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2012

We just spent 3 days relaxing at the resort and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The room was beautiful, the gardens spectacular and the staff were friendly and attentive.

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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Santa Maria Resort

Property: Santa Maria Resort
Address: Calle Roble # 210, Tepic 63130, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Nayarit > Tepic
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 15 Hotels in Tepic
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set on the shores of a unique lake formed in the crater of a dormant volcano, Santa María is a boutique eco-chic resort. The crystal-clear and mineral-rich waters of the Santa María lake are consistently warmed by thermal currents and are surrounded by lush vegetation and abundandt fauna.Santa María Resort features an intimate offering of 19 units, in both 2- and 3-bedroom rustic villas. Include dining pool, extensive gardens, water sports and aventure-oriented activities. ... more   less 
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