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Francis Arlene Hotel

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Napa, California
Reviewed 23 March 2012

... the place I'll return next time I visit Isla Mujeres. Staff is wonderful,multi-lingual, including English, good for me, since yo habla Espanol muy poquito. The Francis Arlene, on Guerrero, is in the middle of everything, yet far from the night noises just a few blocks away. We had a beautiful patio, good for sitting, reading and relaxing. One room,...

5Thank Kathleen T
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 20 March 2012

We just returned from a 3 week stay at the Francis Arlene hotel. The owners, Geraldo and Manuela do everything possible to see that you have a wonderful stay. The hotel has an inner courtyard with a lovely garden and it is quiet and peaceful. Nice little balconies and many rooms have views of the water. The cleaning staff work...

5Thank nannyannie2957
Traverse City, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 9 February 2012

Just stayed two weeks at the Francis Arlene, a very friendly hotel the owners Gerry & Manuela are wonderful people, it was a pleasure to get to know them and I hope we return next year!

4Thank Larry A
Reviewed 9 February 2012

This is the sort of hotel in short supply on Isla these days. Personal, pretty, unpretentious. The owner is a gracious man, very pleasant and helpful. This is a sweet place. Yes, the room decor is outdated but the cleanliness and views of the water and village make up for the tired, drab bedspreads!

6Thank greenroad
New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 August 2011

My husband and I stayed at Francis Arlene for five nights while visiting Isla Mujeres in mid August, and it was an absolutely relaxing stay. At $50 US a night for a clean room with an A/C and a balcony view of the downtown area, it was a great deal. The owner was helpful and friendly. The hotel has a...

5Thank JD1337
Hillsborough, Canada
Reviewed 19 March 2011

We travelled to Isla with my brother & sister in law. The owners & their staff/family were wonderful!!!!!!! I highly recommend a relaxing stay here! We'll be back!

2Thank Brenda Biggs B
Reviewed 5 February 2011

I moved to the Francis Arlene after 2 disastrous weeks at El Caracol. My new room was bright, sunny, with a balcony and view of the beach. What more could you ask for? Everyone (staff and other guests) were friendly and helpful. Most of the guests were repeat visitors and knew the Island and where to go. I'd return in...

2Thank solotraveller2010
inverness, ca
Reviewed 22 January 2011

the place and staff are pleasant but burdened by cheap management which makes the hotel undesirable. spotty maid service, no TV, air conditioning in only some rooms, smelly toilets, no beach towels. IF YOU BOOK HERE DO IT BY THE NIGHT BECAUSE THEY REQUIRE FULL PAYMENT FOR THE WHOLE STAY AND WILL NOT ALLOW YOU LEAVE FOR ANOTHER HOTEL WITHOUT...

1Thank dickinverness
Montrose, Colorado
Reviewed 15 January 2011

Our family of 5 (three teenagers) made a spur-of-the moment decision to stay on Isla Mujeres for our final night in Mexico, and a friend suggested we might find accomodations at the Francis Arlene. Virginia at the front desk greeted us, and within minutes we were changing in to our suits and headed for the beach. She had a triple...

4Thank islacoz
Sonoma, California
Reviewed 9 January 2011

The location is fine - the best beach on the island is only a few minutes walk away and the restaurants and bars are about two blocks from the property. The room we had was not expensive, we paid $255 for three nights - we had a/c and a little fridge, cable tv and wi-fi, although the wi-fi was not...

1Thank WSISonoma_California

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Address: Avenida Guerrero No. 7, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Isla Mujeres
Price Range: $80 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Francis Arlene Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Make sure you have a balcony so you can watch the street life below.”
maggiem144, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floor king suites when traveling as a couple & room 4 (2nd floor - two double beds) when traveling with our daughter.”
Salsa_DaveJ, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“king rooms have the best beds. upper rooms have better breeze.”
spongejohnshortpan, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“The bottom floor is best for us, no elevators. But those rooms are all looking out at the gardens.”
roxannee647, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Check room condition, plumbing, etc. before paying at check-in.”
Elobo2013, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
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