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San Francisco
Reviewed 12 February 2008

Even though we are familiar with Mexican-style "firm" (very hard!) beds, and travel extensively, the one in this hotel was more like a table and impossible to sleep on. We were booked for 2 nights, told management the minute we checked in and sat on the bed that we'd stay that night but had no choice but to leave the...

3Thank Frequent travelers
Reviewed 14 January 2008

I rented a room at the Hotel Antiguo Vapor for Christmas 2007 and it is one of my favorite all-time hotel stays. The hotel itself is an 18th century mansion with endless nooks and crannies of stone walls, breezy courtyards and colorful yet homey decorations. My room (Azulejos) had a brick domed ceiling and an enormous open shower decorated in...

3Thank Christina W
Newton, MA
Reviewed 7 January 2008

We absolutely endorse all previous positive comments: great central location; unbelievably friendly, courteous and always helpful ownership and staff; modern and spotlessly clean rooms. Breakfast is basic, but can be adquately augmented from the reasonably priced and delicious Mexican-menu. The daily freshly-squeezed orange juice is the best ever. The Hotel Antigua Vapor is a work-in-progress, with 10 rooms available and...

2Thank SandENewton_MA
Marin County, CA
Reviewed 5 December 2007

We stayed 2 nights in November. The hotel was a very nice place to stay in the central part of the city. Its an eclectic looking hotel built from what was an old bakery. Lots of stone, brick and local touches Guanajuato is literally a city that flows up and out of a bowl. No matter where you stay in...

1Thank BabiBagus
Cheyenne, WY
Reviewed 13 November 2007

Unqustionably the Hotel Antiguo Vapor is the most enjoyable place I have ever stayed at in over 40 years of business and vacation travel. The architecture is delightful, a mélange of passageways, the breakfasts are great, and the location could not be better (it's a short block from the Alhóndiga de Granaditas historical museum and the market). The rooms are...

2Thank ChipCheyenne_WY
Reviewed 25 October 2007

It was our first time in Guanajuato and hotel within walking distance to el central. We were surprized to be there during the annual Cervantino Music festival. The accommodations were great and very comfortable. Hope to return next year again.

1Thank lexgo
Imola, Italy
Reviewed 11 September 2007

I stayed at Antiguo Vapor just one night in August 2007 but I would have stayed more. The location is perfect, the building has been recently (and very well) reorganized, and still some work is going on for new rooms but with no inconvenience or noise for the guests. The room was large, colorful, well furnished and with an amazing...

Thank Quasar
Seattle, WA
Reviewed 6 September 2007

Due to the overwhelming positive feedback for Hotel Antiguo Vapor we stayed there for one week in June 2007. To make a long story short .... it really was fantastic! Beautifully designed, centrally located, super clean, great service, relaxed atmosphere, very personal. This gorgeous building used to be a bakery with a "vapor" oven, which still there. Just ask Pilar...

Thank eglorenzen
Reviewed 1 August 2007

Frist of all let me tell you this is the MOST wonderfull plase you can stay if you want to feel like a home away from home. This was the frist time my husband and I went to visit Guanajuato and staying in this hotel helped alot because it was a walking distance from el central, and from restaurants. We...

2Thank beautymargie19
Lenox, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 May 2007

From the personal welcome, to the daily assistance in finding wonderful places to eat and tour, impeccably friendly and obliging staff (and marvelous Pilar), and sparkling clean environment with such attention to detail (beautiful mosaics), this was a true gem of a place. I highly recommend staying here and would return in a heartbeat. One small recommendation - a more...

3Thank solotraveler1

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Antiguo Vapor house, in the heart of captivating historic downtown Guanajuato, dates back to the 18th century. Rooms are decorated with the elegance of old colonial Mexico, featuring fine, comfortable wrought iron and wood furniture. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Antiguo Vapor

Address: Calle Galarza Centro 5 | esq. Positos, Guanajuato 03600, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Guanajuato > Guanajuato
Price Range: $129 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Antiguo Vapor 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Don´t take room to the street, if you want sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles ralfkrueger2211, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the back are quieter, off of the street side.”
 of 5 bubbles 2Mayto, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Please read our review.”
 of 5 bubbles Celera_12, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid street facing rooms but you will hear noise from most rooms”
 of 5 bubbles yorkspuds, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Try to get the view over Guanajuato's pretty city scape out the back.”
  • Great area to congregate
  • Stunning view
  • Night time over Guanajuato
  • Gorgeous bathroom
  • Cute and comfy bed
 of 5 bubbles emmag371, 26 Jun 2015 | Read review
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