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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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72 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gorgeous colonial hotel in the perfect location. Close to shops, restaurants and activities. The staff is very accommodating and helpful. The inter courtyard is peaceful and there is also a restaurant onsite.

Thank freak4travel
Melaque, Mexico
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is an old colonial hotel with a range of rooms from large to small. The small ones on the inside of the hotel have no outward windows which is great in winter when the temperatures get down to 10c or colder. The location is perfect being on the Plaza Chica and only a block from the Plaza Don Vasco.... More 

Thank Daniel P
Ontario, Canada
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132 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

What a wonderful old part of Patzcuaro this hotel is. The vibe is wonderful. The rooms were clean and nicely decorated in an old Mexican/Spanish theme. The check in was prompt. Stay here and you will feel like you are part of the historical vibe of the city centre. The restaurant is fine and also well staffed. We hope to... More 

Thank Rick H
Santiago, Mexico
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Finally after 20 years a dream came true - I got to Patzcuaro. One of the highlights was staying at the beautiful Hotel Casa del Refugio. The rooms, and entire hotel were spotless and beautifully decorated with Mexican art. The staff was very friendly and helpful - and lots of fun! While breakfast in the dining room was a bit... More 

1 Thank Santiagograndma
Langley City, Canada
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2014

We booked this hotel on-line on their own website. They took credit card information, but did not put any charges through until after we arrived. We liked our rooms but the one thing I would recommend was that you get a room off the street. I think they give you those rooms because they have balconies, but when the trucks... More 

Thank Tana N
Victoria, Canada
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30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2014

I never actually stayed here. I booked in mid-November and my credit card was immediately charged for 2 nights. I then cancelled, well within the time I was allowed to cancel without a charge. On Dec 6 I went to the hotel in Patzcuaro and was promised that the refund would be processed that weekend. It was not. In early... More 

Thank siemprepatty
Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2014 via mobile

Right on main square but not too noisy, espec at night. Rooms only "light" if get one facing street. Rooms FREEZING! We eventually got lent a heater that helped but had to leave it on all the time. Warm beds, but old, faded and stained pillowcases and pillows and bed cover. Good blankets. Breakfast ok, you get choice of eggs,... More 

Thank gypsylyce
Kingston, Washington
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40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2013

Hotel right on one of the main squares, shopping all over. Staff and bellman were great, bellman found us a parking spot in front of hotel. Don't forget to visit Tzintzuntzan, and explore the many ruins nearby. Very pretty countryside, about 5 hours from Zihuatenejo and Acapulco. Will go back, definitely.

1 Thank upacrk
Langley BC
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We were in Ixtapa for 2 months and went to Patzcuaro for 3 days about the 20th of February 2013. The hotel was hard to find as very little signage but it was really worth the search. Its on the small square where the local people congregate. Went through the main door and "WOW", a restored 17th century structure, with... More 

2 Thank RonaldF118
Vancouver Island, Canada
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2013

This lovely hotel is located on the Plaza Chica in Patzcuaro Centro. Lovely, quiet rooms decorated with interesting artwork around two central courtyards. One courtyard has a huge stone fireplace with seating around it and the other is the the dining area. By the way breakfast is included and includes juice, fruit, coffee and your choice of eggs or pancakes.... More 

3 Thank Barb H

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Casa del Refugio offers you a specialized service to make you feel like home.you and your family can enjoy the confort of modern facilities within an original XVIII century beautifully restored building.you will feel like traveling in time to a great past in an authentic Michoacan atmosphere, full a confort and enjoy. We are pleased to serve you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Casa del Refugio

Address: Portal Regules No. 9 | Plaza Gertrudis Bocanegra, Patzcuaro 61600, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Michoacan > Patzcuaro
Price Range: $50 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Casa del Refugio 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Ask for interior room in winter as they are warmer”
 of 5 bubbles Q3443PKdanielp, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms overlooking the side street are a bit noisy, the other side would probably be better.”
 of 5 bubbles Santiagograndma, 2 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Any room overlooking the square but all are good”
 of 5 bubbles RonaldF118, 8 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Ask to see a few rooms before you make your decision”
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 of 5 bubbles BarbH362, 27 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Avoid the rooms by the kitchen. Rooms at the back are without windows if you are a light sleeper, this might be a good choice.”
 of 5 bubbles RegD1945, 10 Nov 2012 | Read review
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