Hotels in Mexico and Central America

Discussion in 'Americas' started by Nata Harli, Feb 26, 2007.

  1. Nata Harli

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    John,

    I was wondering the same thing. :eek1 I thought the only thing we'd done is combine 2 threads so we weren't duplicating each other and putting the thread in the appropriate place - Trip Planning.

    Maybe LR can clarify what his objections are.

    And, I noticed a reference to HU and a booklet available over there. I've emailed Sjoerd Bakker to see if I can get a copy of his "Economical Hotels" booklet and if it's OK with him, I'll try and incorporate some of that info in this thread before I leave for Panama.
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  2. JohnTM

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    Thanks, Pal! That would be some great info to add. I'm glad you are checking with him on inclusion here though. I just wish more folks would pay attention to copyrights. :lol3
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  3. Nata Harli

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    Yeah, I didn't want to cause any hard feelings with the folks over at HU. I'll get his OK first before I enter anything. If that doesn't work, it's up to us :super
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  4. Lone Rider

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    This is new news, John.
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    Sure, be happy to. Thanks for asking...:D

    This new Trip Planning Forum, as previously discussed and planned back in the summer, was to include travel information such as Places to Stay. The information would come from the inmates here. The information was/is to be organized/cataloged/indexed/whatever so that it was/is user friendly and not to be lost inside the bowels of an endless thread.

    During these past summer discussions, I brought up the fact of your having started this very thread.

    With my blurry eyes, I can't see how putting the initially stickied Places to Stay thread with agreed formatting of information into this thread (lottsa threads, huh) brings us any closer to the agreed upon goal. Possibly eye drops...or an explaination would help clear my vision.

    The car is parked on the street and we all agreed that it should be in the driveway. Then this car is moved to the other side of the street.
    And we're suppose to think that this imakes sense?
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    Please look at the first post in this merged thread. If it isn't exactly to your liking, sorry. But it is what we have to work with right now.
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    LR,

    I wasn't part of the original discussion and had no idea it was taking place. When I noticed we had 2 similar threads going I thought it would simplify things if everything was merged and put into Trip Planning which seemed the appropriate place for it to be.

    It seems to me the information is being "organized/cataloged/indexed/whatever so that it was/is user friendly". If you have some ideas as to how it could be better organized or more user friendly I would be glad to hear from you.

    I'm not trying to step on anyone's toes or cause any problems. I'm only trying to get some information out there that fellow inmates might find useful and have volunteered to do my best to keep the information current.

    Nata
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    Nata, your help is very much appreciated and I'm glad you accepted the passed buck.
    It's nice that we now have some solid information.
    I've always liked your original outline and format.
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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Baja CA
    City: Bahia de Los Angeles
    Name: Raquel and Larry's
    Address/Directions: north side of town, follow sand road and signs just before entering main town
    Cost: Mid range for Baja, hotel rooms and small house for rent (3 br)
    Parking: in front of your room
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '05 and before
    Comments: not fancy, not trashy, will stay there again, restaurant and bar onsite, friendly people, Internet available (pay to play), right on the bay

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Baja CA Sur
    City: Vizcaino
    Name: forgot
    Address/Directions: across highway from Pemex, southside oof restaurant that's also bus station, one of 3-4 motels there, this is most northern one
    Cost: Approx $20 single
    Parking: Secure courtyard in front of rooms
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '05 and before
    Comments: not fancy, not trashy, will stay there again, everything (what there is) is close, great and cheap torta shop at the highway across from Pemex

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Baja CA Sur
    City: La Paz
    Name: this descride 2 hostels called Hospedajes, both within a block of each other
    Address/Directions: downtown, a few blocks in from the malecon, across from the MAS department store (ask, they know)
    Cost: Approx $10 single
    Parking: Secure courtyard inside
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '05 and before
    Comments: not fancy, not trashy, will stay there again, everything is within a few blocks, plentiful street food within stumbling distance, private rooms and baths, hot water

    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Baja CA
    City: Puertecitos
    Name: the main gated compound
    Address/Directions: the only accommodation game in town, on the east side, right on the cove/bay
    Cost: casmping is on the beach under palapas for a few bucks, they do have 6-8 motel rooms, cost wasn't high but I forget the number, cost $1 to enter compound
    Parking: Secure
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '05 and before
    Comments: restaurant onsite but check hours, food and beer tienda a few hundred yards north along the road, hot springs in the rocks by the sea

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Chiapas
    City: Comitan
    Name: forgot, something Dolphin
    Address/Directions: SW corner of the pretty zocalo, up a short incline, no other hotels right there, can’t miss it
    Cost: Approx $20 single
    Parking: Secure courtyard
    Contact: dunno
    Date: Feb ‘07
    Comments: not fancy, not trashy, will stay there again, everything is within a few blocks

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Baja CA, Baja CA Sur
    City: multiple
    Name: La Pinta
    Address/Directions: several of these in Baja with Catavina maybe being the most important...if you get stuck there
    Cost: From $60 and up
    Parking: Secure
    Contact: www.lapintahotels.com
    Date: '05 and before
    Comments: restaurant and bar onsite, built for the tourists

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Baja CA Sur
    City: San Juanico
    Name: Scorpion Bay
    Address/Directions: go into town and follow sand road along cliff to the end
    Cost: Approx $20 for enclosed palapa with cot, mat and sleeping bag, will sleep 4 or so, tent camping is about $10
    Parking: Secure
    Contact: scorpionbay.net
    Date: '05 and before
    Comments: great location on the cliffs over the pacific, restaurant/bar onsite, pay-to-play Internet, couple of other restaurants and tiendas in town, barrrel gas available, surfers' hangout when the waves are kicking

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Baja CA Sur (on the line)
    City: Guerrero Negro
    Name: Hotel Morro (not to be confused with a hotel of the same name in Santa Rosalia)
    Address/Directions: on the right along the main road west into town, not too far in
    Cost: Approx $20
    Parking: Secure in front of room
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '05 and before
    Comments: one of many so-so hotels lining the main drag, restaurant onsite, base town for whale watchers, this town blows IMO<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Oaxaca
    City: Zipolite
    Name: Pasada San Cristobal
    Address/Directions: on the beach side, left side of main drag when coming into town, not Hotel San Cristobal which is across the street
    Cost: Approx $15 single w/private bath
    Parking: Secure in courtyard
    Contact: dunno
    Date: Jan '07
    Comments: one of many so-so hotels lining the main drag, restaurant onsite, internet svces along main drag, cold Carta Blanca in big bottles at small tienda a block away

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Oaxaca
    City: Puerto Escondido
    Name: Rockaways
    Address/Directions: South end of Zicatela beach, across road from beach
    Cost: Approx $15, palapa-type cabins w/private bath
    Parking: Secure in front of room
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '05 or '06
    Comments: inexpensive place right on bikini alley, small grocery store onsite, swimming pool, good fans in room

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Chiapas
    City: Puerto Arista
    Name: Jose's Camping Cabanas
    Address/Directions: Go south/east on beach road, look for sign, a couple of blocks back from beach
    Cost: Approx $8
    Parking: Secure in front of cabin
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '05
    Comments: layed back place run my Canadian expat, bath house and toilets in separate building from rooms/cabins, good fans in cabins, owner is good cook, big-ass shrimp

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Veracruz
    City: Jose Cardel
    Name: Hotel Cardel
    Address/Directions: on westside of zocalo
    Cost: Approx $22 single w/private bath
    Parking: Secure in garage/lot
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '07
    Comments: good location, restaurant onsite,
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    Country: Guatemala
    State/Province/Department: Peten
    City: Flores
    Name: Hotel Mayab
    Address/Directions: go across causeway to Flores, left at 1st road, go to end (but not to the water perimiter road that's dirt ) and turn right, it's on the left
    Cost: $9, small rooms, private baths
    Parking: Secure in lobby
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '07, '06
    Comments: good location, everything within spitting distance, clean, nice people, internet in lobby

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    Country: Guatemala
    State/Province/Department: Peten
    City: El Naranjo
    Name: Hotel San Francisco
    Address/Directions: eastside of main drag, half a dozen blocks before the river
    Cost: Approx $20 single w/private bath and ac
    Parking: Secure in lot
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '06
    Comments: small restaurant onsite, cheap food

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    Country: Guatemala
    State/Province/Department: Alta Verapaz
    City: Coban
    Name: Hotel Carlos V
    Address/Directions: hard to explain, against the large parque, near market street, can be confusing with one-way streets, ask...sorry
    Cost: Approx $15 single w/private bath
    Parking: Secure in lot
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '06
    Comments: nice owners, nice hotel, restaurant onsite

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    Country: Guatemala
    State/Province/Department: Solola
    City: San Pedro La Laguna (Lake Atitlan)
    Name: Hotel Nantual??
    Address/Directions: couple of blocks east of Pana dock, off main road along the water, on the right
    Cost: Approx $9 single w/private bath
    Parking: Secure in lot
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '07
    Comments: good location, nice owner, nice rooms, large parking lot

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    Country: Guatemala
    State/Province/Department: Huehuetenango
    City: HueHuetenango
    Name: Hotel Mary
    Address/Directions: on NE street that borders zocalo, 1-2 blocks past
    Cost: Approx $12 single w/private bath
    Parking: Secure in lobby
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '07
    Comments: good location, markets nearby with small restaurant onsite, internet in lobby, beer cooler 3 1/2' from internet puters<o:p></o:p>

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Chihuahua
    City: Basaseachi Falls
    Name: something Cabins
    Address/Directions: go south off Hwy 16 towards the Basaseachi Falls tourist parking area, it's on the left just before you enter the park
    Cost: $50 cabins, private baths, comfy beds w/heavy blankets
    Parking: Secure by cabin
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '03
    Comments: wood-stoked heater, in the woods, chicks might like this

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Chihuahua
    City: Creel
    Name: Villa Mexicana
    Address/Directions: go into town and its on the south end of the main street, east side
    Cost: $50ish comfortable cabins, $5-10ish camping
    Parking: Secure
    Contact: www.vmcoppercanyon.com
    Date: '03, '04
    Comments: restaurant and bar onsite, nice facilities, run and managed Americana-ish, popular with groups

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Sonora
    City: Hermosillo
    Name: Hotel San Martin (or something very close to that)
    Address/Directions: coming from the N: one the right just as you get into town, before the east bypass split
    Cost: $30 w/private baths
    Parking: Secure in lot
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '03
    Comments: regular motel w/restaurant onsite, Corona deposito 2 blocks south, good place when traveling thru

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Chiapas
    City: Frontera Corozal
    Name: Jaguar Co-op
    Address/Directions: go to end of town/road and turn right just before you fall into the river
    Cost: $20-25 bungalows w/private bath
    Parking: Secure be room
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '05
    Comments: restaurant onsite, location for river crossing via lancha to Bethel Guatemala, no alcohol allowed in co-op (the town) but a taxi driver bootlegs beer, just ask

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department:
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    <st1:placeType>City</st1:placeType></st1:place>: Tuxpan
    Name: Hotel Riviera (I think..)
    Address/Directions: northside of the river, on the malecon drag, three story white building
    Cost: $25-30, private baths
    Parking: Secure beside lobby
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '03
    Comments: good location, everything within spitting distance, clean, nice people

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Chiapas
    City: Palenque
    Name: Hotel Pasado
    Address/Directions: on east side side of road north of traffic circle, north of town centro, well-signed, at a traffic light intersection, large-ish property
    Cost: $35 bungalows w/ac beside hotel, others are +$
    Parking: Secure by lobby
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '04, '05, '06
    Comments: restaurant onsite, nice place, free internet in lobby

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Ciapas
    City: Tuxtla Gutierrez
    Name: Holiday RV Resort (or something like that)
    Address/Directions: on the main/huge E/W drag where the large pedestrian bridge crosses over, hard to miss, property is in the NE quadrant of that intersection, well-signed
    Cost: $25-30ish nice motel rooms w/ac, organized RV camping places
    Parking: Secure by room
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '07
    Comments: good location, everything within spitting distance, clean, nice people, free internet in lobby

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Campeche
    City: Champoton
    Name: Hotel Gemini
    Address/Directions: from south: follow malecon N, makes hard right E to follow river, turn right after bus station and HSC? bank, will be on right
    from north: after crossing river bridge and following river, take left split off main road at mural wall on other hotel and into old section, then left at end, it's there on the right
    Cost: $28 w/ac
    Parking: Secure in lot 1 block away
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '05
    Comments: good location, everything within spitting distance, clean, nice people, internet cafes on the same block

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Guerrero
    City: Pie de la Cuesta (just N of Acapulco)
    Name: Hotel Juanita's (or some other female's name)
    Address/Directions: into town under white arch or monument, on the left, oceanside, same entrance as another hotel
    Cost: $25-30 w/private baths
    Parking: Secure in courtyard
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '05, '07
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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Chihuahua
    City: Urique
    Name: see comments
    Address/Directions: go into town, go left at 'T', Plaza Restaurant is on the right, by the zocalo
    Cost: Approx $30
    Parking: Secure if you wheel up to your room
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '06
    Comments: This hotel is up a hill a few blocks from the plaza/square/zocalo and is run by the folks at the Plaza Restaurant, go to the restaurant and inquire, not fancy, not trashy, will stay there again

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    Country: Guatemala
    State/Province/Department: Peten
    City: Poptun
    Name: Finca Ixobel
    Address/Directions:
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    Cost: $1(one)-$30, many options
    Parking: Secure
    Contact: www.fincaixobel.com
    Date: '05
    Comments: Good meals and beers onsite, lots to do onsite, nice and inexpensive accommodations, Internet, nobody frowns<o:p></o:p>

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Chihuahua (Copper Canyon)
    City: Urique
    Name: La Estrella del Rio
    Address/Directions: 2 blocks uphill from plaza
    Cost: $32ish
    Parking: Secure
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '06, '07
    Comments: owned by the folks at the Restuarante Plaza, go left at the 'T' in town, see the restaurant momma or papa on the right, large rooms, hot agua, fans if needed

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Chihuahua (Copper Canyon)
    City: Urique
    Name: Barrancas de Urique
    Address/Directions: right at 'T' in town and it's on the left, green building
    Cost: $23 downstairs, $28 upstairs
    Parking: Secure in front of room
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '07
    Comments: Restaurant and bar onsite, fans, quasi-a/c

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Sinaloa
    City: El Fuerte
    Name: Hotel La Herradura
    Address/Directions: SW corner of the zocalo, by the church
    Cost: $42ish
    Parking: Secure in lobby
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '07
    Comments: Restaurants nearby, a/c

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Chihuahua (Copper Canyon)
    City: Chinipas
    Name: Hotel Centenrio
    Address/Directions: main drag, Ave Juarez
    Cost: $15
    Parking: Secure in lobby
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '07
    Comments: no hot water, pretty basic, clean, fans, good eats on the street

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Sonora
    City: Gomez Farias
    Name: Hotel Victoria
    Address/Directions: on main N/S drag, west side of highway, just south of highway that runs west to north side of Madera
    Cost: $15
    Parking: Secure in gated parking
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '07
    Comments: clean, basic, just fine<o:p></o:p>

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  10. Nata Harli

    Nata Harli Cunning Linguist

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    LR,

    Thanks for all the info. :clapI can see what I'll be doing for the next few evenings but that's great info and I'm sure everyone will appreciate it.:thumb

    Time to open some Glenlivet and get to work this evening.:dutch

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    Panama City Contact Info
    <HR style="COLOR: #575757" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->I posted this on the HUBB earlier this year. I like the format you guys came up with, but, this will have to do as I am running around like a moron trying to be ready to fly out to meet a boat for some chef work.

    I will also post this info in Biker friendly hostels and bike shops around the world.

    Antonio Cabazas' bike shop. Is located in the financial district in Panama City. I have met a ton of mechanics on this trip of mine through South America. This guy is a superstar for sure. He is soft spoken, speaks English and could turn your bike into a dodge viper if you asked him to. He has a 20 year old son Antonio Jr who is studying to be a mechanical engineer. He also speaks English and can help you find parts throughout the city. Great kid. Both of these guys can talk about cars and bikes for days. Sr. is bordering on genius in my opinion.

    Antonio was also the president of the APM (Association of Panamanian Motorcyclists) he took a step down because his lovely wife has breast cancer. If you get a chance to go to a meeting with him you will meet all kinds of amazing people. With these contacts you can find and or do anything in PC. All that I ask is that you be extremely respectful of these people. They were very kind to me.

    Contact Info:
    N8 59.557 W79 31.292
    email for Antonio Cabatony@cableonda.net
    I have a track from my GPS but I'm not sure how to upload.
    I have Antonio Jr's phone number as well. PM me if you need it.

    Casa De Carmen is a great hostel five doors down from Antiono's shop. This hostel has all the amenities for overlanders. In PC there is also Mama Llena Hostel and Voyager Hostel. Both are dumps to be avoided, however, both have comprehensive bulletin boards regarding boat travel to and from Panama and Colombia. It's a long walk or a short cab ride from Casa De Carmen to either of the above hostels, don't bother staying in either one just for boat info. In my opinion the only boat worth taking is here. www.stahlratte.org: Contact This website no longer has Ludwig's (Captain) cell phone number in Panama or Colombia, sorry guys, I don't have it. Berlin is not helpful but they can tell you what country the boat is in at least. For the boats, timing and luck are everything.

    Contact Info:
    Casa De Carmen
    N8 59.603 W79 31.258
    Telephone: +507 263 4366

    BMW Dealer in Panama. Luis the Chief mechanic is an awesome guy. The three times I was there he never charged me for labor. Don't count on it but he might do the same for you. After reading the moto guest book it looks like that is his MO. Plan on paying to be safe though. Please do not expect not to pay for labor and cause a scene or mention my name. Antonio is a far more accomplished mechanic. Unless you have a warranty I would take your bike to Antonio, he charges very little.

    If you need help with English at the BMW dealer ask for Armando in car sales. All these guys love travelers and will be happy to help.

    Contact Info:
    BMW Panama City - Bavarian Motors
    Address: Edificio BMW Calle 50 y 65
    N8 59.385 W79 30.715
    Luis' work phone +507 301 5400
    I have Luis' Cell PM me if you need it.

    If you get into a bind while anywhere in Panama get in touch with me. I have numbers and names that might get you out of a bad situation. I am happy to help.
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  12. Lone Rider

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    Try and use the format Nata has on page one.
    This will help him a bunch.

    Thanks.
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    1. State - Baja Sur
    2. City - San Ignacio
    3. Hotel Name - Hotel Posada (or pretty close to that spelling)
    4. Address/directions/coordinates - at the mission in the town square, go left and ride out of the town square. Around 100 yards later where the little white dog with brown spots attacks you, turn right onto the dirt road/alley. When you hit the next pavement, look up and you're there
    5. Rating - 2
    6. Comments on Location - less than 5 minute walk to the square
    7. Rate - cheap, $20 - 25
    8. Secure Parking? - sidewalk outside your door
    9. Hot water - si
    10. AC - doubt it
    11. Fans - don't recall
    12. Service/Language Spoken - Spanish, nice guy
    13. Overall impression - don't take the wife there but good for ADV'ers
    14. Date of Visit - 2006, 2007
    15. Website of Hotel - ha,ha. good one.
    16. URL for your trip report

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    1. State - Baja Sur
    2. City - San Ignacio
    3. Hotel Name - San Ignacio Bed and Breakfast (or something like that)
    4. Address/directions/coordinates - right on the lagoon
    5. Rating - 4, very nice rooms or yurts, beautifully furnished
    6. Comments on Location - bit of a walk to anywhere
    7. Rate - don't recall exactly but I think $50 (includes breakfast and you can get in for dinner iirc for extra $$$
    8. Secure Parking? - right by your yurt
    9. Hot water - si
    10. AC - don't recall
    11. Fans - I think so
    12. Service/Language Spoken - English (well, Canadian)
    13. Overall impression - do take the wife but each yurt doesn't have a private bath
    14. Date of Visit - 2004
    15. Website of Hotel - don't know
    16. URL for your trip report
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  14. Lone Rider

    Lone Rider Registered User

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    Good stuff. :thumb

    :D
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  15. Nata Harli

    Nata Harli Cunning Linguist

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    Jonz and Brennan,

    Thanks for the info. :clap I've got about half of Lone Rider's info entered and will get yours next.

    Keep it coming everybody. I'm leaving a month from today for Central America and Mexico and will probably be gone for 2 months and won't have much of a chance to keep this thread updated. The more info I get before that the better.

    Nata
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  16. jonz

    jonz Miles are my mantra

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    Quote:
    <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=4 width="100%" border=0><TBODY><TR><TD class=alt2 style="BORDER-RIGHT: 1px inset; BORDER-TOP: 1px inset; BORDER-LEFT: 1px inset; BORDER-BOTTOM: 1px inset">Originally Posted by jonz
    1. ..... Around 100 yards later where the little white dog with brown spots attacks you, turn right ....
    </TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>


    That little bastard has been there the last two years. Even boots to the head don't stop him. Just made him more cautious.
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  17. Lone Rider

    Lone Rider Registered User

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    I'll actually look for him next time I'm there, even if staying somewhere else.
    I dig dogs, and I respect their chosen mission. :D

    Now, the ones out on San Raymundo wash are a different story...:huh
    Maybe El Gasipe will pop in here.
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  18. Highwayman

    Highwayman Saddle Up

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    I'm planning a trip to Creel and Copper Canyon in late April '08 and this info will prove invaluable. Thanks to everyone that contributed...maybe I'll be able to soon. :jose
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  19. Lone Rider

    Lone Rider Registered User

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Sonora
    City: Sonoyta
    Name: Hotel San Francisco
    Address/Directions: Westside on Hwy 2, just south of main intersection to the border
    Cost: $30ish
    Parking: in front of your room, motel courtyard
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '07
    Comments: Restaurant attached, good torta shop a block north on left, attractive owner has beautiful long hair
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  20. Lone Rider

    Lone Rider Registered User

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    Country: Mexico
    State/Province/Department: Quintana Roo
    City: Isla Mujeres
    Name: Hotel Carmelita
    Address/Directions: Turn left after leaving ferry, take first right available, go past small square, left on one-way left, see sign, hotel on left, hotel is about 3-4 blocks in from the seaside blvd, most inner streets are one way
    Cost: $30ish
    Parking: in front of your room, motel style courtyard
    Contact: dunno
    Date: '07
    Comments: very convenient, secure
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