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Boulder, Colorado
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Our stay here was ok- stayed in the suite with mom and dad. Pretty over priced considering they just put an old matress on the floor for me, and charged the same amount as my parents. Also we paid extra for an AC room and it just spilled water onto the floor-they eventually fixed it but when talked to owner,... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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34 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2014

This is a rare breed of hostel that combines superior accommodations with a laid back hostel vibe. Note that the Refugio de Sol and Hostel San Pancho are the same place - Refugio de Sol is private rooms on the 1st floor and Hostel San Pancho is dorm-style accommodation on the ground floor. Refugion de Sol is more like a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014

I knew going in this was not a luxury hotel by any means, but I was hoping that previous positive reviews meant I was in for an overall pleasant experience. I stayed in one of the private rooms upstairs, not the hostel. The room was OK except that the windows opened to the public hallway, meaning the only way to... More 

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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 27 September 2014

I rented rooms for a group of 20 people here for two nights in a row and everyone was hospitable and great people. The showers were hot, the rooms were nice, it's close to to the beach and the art and decor makes you feel at home. I will definitely book them again.

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Thank Hunter D
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

My husband, 4 year old son, and I stayed at Refugio de sol for 3 nights and it wasn't long enough!!! Sol greeted us on arrival with a great smile and attitude. She showed us around and made us feel right at home. Alejandro was accommodating and knowledgable and he went above and beyond to make us feel welcome, we... More 

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york,maine
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2014

This is a simple hostel-like hotel. Slightly worn down at the edges, but clean and great breakfast of fruit and homemade muffin. The "Suite" is not worth the $$ because there is a rooster about 10 feet away in neighbors yard which starts crowing at 3am! I'm all for roosters and backyard animals - plenty all over Mexico- but this... More 

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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2014

We are in our late 60s so the distance of the walk to the heart of town and the beach was too far. It was definitely further than they told us. If you're young and want to hike back and forth, it would be a good, basic, clean place to stay. The breakfast was healthy, the common room great, WiFi... More 

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Portland, Oregon
1 review
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

If you want security, don't go here. There are no locks on the door or windows and no lockers. It's also noisy and right on the main street. The owner was very rude to us and kept running us around about our refund (I had to make 3 in person return visits and listen to an insulting lecture in Spanish... More 

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bologna
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81 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2013

I spent 10 days at Refugio de Sol in February and I loved the general atmosphere of this clean and welcoming hostel. Breakfast is incredible (you must be into healthy food, if you fancy junk food stay away!), the management is very helpful in any occasion, better for Spanish speaking but the couple running it makes every effort to make... More 

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Vancouver
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87 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2013

I found this hostel/B&B through sayulita.com as I am traveling in that area and wanted to check out some small towns along the coast. Booked a room easily online, and found the hostel no problem, its on the main road as you first come into town. I am so glad I came here, both to stay at Refugio de Sol... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Refugio de Sol offers an experience that synchronizes what San Pancho. It is connected to a new environment, a relaxing room full of natural light, a common area where you can read, chat, eat, use your electronic or just sit and enjoy the beautiful environment surrounded by people all over the world. Our rooms are to enjoy your stay, hygiene, comfort and a sense of peace that will rest in your true San Pancho. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Refugio de Sol

Address: Avenida Tercer Mundo,12, San Francisco 63732, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Nayarit > Riviera Nayarit > San Francisco
Price Range: $63 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Refugio de Sol 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Try to get a room on the side with light”
 of 5 bubbles Earlybird97, 14 Dec 2014 | Read review
“If you want more air, then get a room on the west side; however maybe more noisy due to place next door.”
 of 5 bubbles SeabeckHouse, 25 Feb 2014 | Read review
“the family living to the left of the building is very big, loud and have a lot of animals such as roosters that can make sleeping interesting... we have not been on the other side of the building so I don't know what's there”
 of 5 bubbles AndreaN67, 20 Oct 2012 | Read review
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