Hotels in Mexico and Central America

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

  1. drrags

    drrags Dorkus Malorkus

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    State: Quetzaltenango
    City: Quetzaltenango (Xela)
    Name of Hotel: Casa San Bartolomé
    Address/directions/coordinates: 2a Avenida 7-17, Zona 1, Barrio San Bartolomé
    Coordinates: N14 49.860 W91 30.755
    Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
    Comments on Location: Good location, just a couple blocks off of main road into town, easy access to tourist sites.
    Rate: About $8/night. $10/night for an apartment (worth it for a long stay)
    Secure Parking? Yes, including enough space to work on your bike. I had plenty of room and the blessing of the dueño to repair mine after the accident.
    Hot water? Yes. It never goes cold. The best shower I've had since I left the states
    AC? and at this elevation, not necessary.
    Fans: No.
    Service/Language Spoken: Spanish, some English.
    Overall impression: I like it a lot. Clean rooms. No phones but high-speed internet in rooms. Crashmaster and I have had this place mostly to ourselves for the last 3 weeks. We're here for the Spanish Immersion school so we rented the apartments that has full bath, full kitchen, stove, fridge, dishes, pots and pans, etc. Just like a furnished apartment that you're used to back home. La dueña es Annabella y el dueño es Jorge.
    Date of Visit: December 2009 - January 2010
    Website of Hotel: http://www.casasanbartolome.com
    URL for your trip report: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=501315
  2. oldgringo

    oldgringo Jacked it all

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    Hostel Haro, Cuenca, Ecuador. A great friendly hostel, good wifi, very reasonable, secure motorcycle parking across the street
    Huayna Capac 3-76 y Sangurima Sector "Chola Cuencana" Telephone 283-6702
    GPS: S 02 53. 705 W 078 59. 783

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  3. ficoszac

    ficoszac y...ahora???

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    hi to everyone who whants to visit my city Zacatecas Zacatecas Mexico
    we have a family hostel
    private rooms
    hot wather
    tv
    wi fi
    parking indoor
    motocycle shoop
    in downtown
    Hostel Plaza del Carmen
    Avenida Juarez #222
    Zacatecas, Zacatecas
    Mexico cp 98000
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    so please come to visit us in Zacatecas nice place to stay!!!
    Federico ruiz
  4. misery goat

    misery goat Positating the negative Super Moderator

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    The La Siesta Motel
    Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
    ~550 pesos (ended up being $43 USD) for a double room

    Clean and secure and the restaurant was pretty good too.

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  5. Nata Harli

    Nata Harli Accidental Tourista Supporter

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    I finally got this thread updated. Thanks to everyone who has sent information and those of you who haven't given up on me.

    I wish I had a good excuse but it was just a matter of sitting down for a couple of hours and doing it.

    There are several "vendors" who have submitted information and I'm trying to decide how to incorporate their information. I don't have any problem giving them some recognition but I want to keep it separate from ADVers who have actually stayed in the places I've got listed.

    I've also read several good blogs of motorcycle trips in Latin America that aren't posted on ADV that have lots of good hotel info. Maybe I can peruse those and start adding that info.

    I also have an entry for South America (Cuenca) and I don't see any reason why I should not start including SA in this thread. If I don't hear any negative feedback from including SA I'll have the name of the thread changed to "Hotels in Latin America" and we'll start adding that info to the database.

    BTW, does anyone know VB better than I do? I was wondering if I could set up some sort of database in Open Office (or that Microsoft clone:evil) and then convert it into a table like I've created for this thread. Even a spreadsheet that could be converted would be nice. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  6. Andres A

    Andres A FINDING NEMO

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  7. AdventurePoser

    AdventurePoser Long timer

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    Sorry, no picture to post, but the Oasis Hotel in Loreto, Baja California is quite nice. Rooms are spacious, clean and the hot water is plentiful. Looking out the front window of your room is a hammock and a private sand beach. In fact, the Oasis is the only hotel on the malecon with it's own beach.

    Tourist season is over and the rooms are going for about $50. In addition there is an excellent bar and restaurant on site. In all, a pretty nice place to waste a couple of days!:clap

    Cheers,
    Steve in So Cal
  8. Nata Harli

    Nata Harli Accidental Tourista Supporter

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    Thanks, guys. I'll get the list updated soon.
  9. holiday

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    Heading South Soon. Gas @ $3.70 in Tampa and nearing $5. in San Diego. Perhaps the addition of fuel prices (Pemex, not barrel concessionaires) might be helpful. Not my intention to dilute this thread, tho'.
  10. Nata Harli

    Nata Harli Accidental Tourista Supporter

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    That's a good idea. When you get down there why don't you PM me the price you're paying per liter and I'll put it on the page and convert it to $ per gallon.

    Have a great trip. If you're going to be back in the country at the end of August check out our Latin American Riders' Rallye thread. Link is in my sig.
  11. BobLoblaw

    BobLoblaw Comfortably Numb

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    Mexico Hidaglo de Parral

    American Inn and Suites is on this list somewhere. 3 years ago it was 400 pesos for a single it is now 800. The desk clerk pulled out a Globebusters brochure and asked me if I was with that group, I said sure, price was still 800pesos.

    El Camino Motel across the street is 550pesos. Nice big room

    Gas is currently 9.08 pesos for magna(regular) and 10.26 pesos for premium
  12. holiday

    holiday DL650K7

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    If my calculations are correct that is $2.91USD? Thanks
  13. WilderRider

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    1. State-Chihuahua
    2. City-Buenaventura
    3. Hotel Name-Hotel Valle Grande
    4. Address/directions/coordinates
    5. Rating-3 stars
    6. Comments on Location- about 150 meters north on the main street/intersection
    7. Rate-300 pesos for a room (approx. $27US)
    8. Secure Parking? can park right in front of your room in a courtyard
    9. Hot water -yes, but it was not too hot
    10. AC-yes
    11. Fans-just the AC
    12. Service/Language Spoken-Spanish
    13. Overall impression-Nice. I picked this place from a Hayduke report from a few years ago and it is still pretty nice. The rooms were clean enough and the bathrooms functioned. Buenaventura is not much of a town, but pleasant enough.
    14. Date of Visit-April and May, 2011
    15. Website of Hotel-None that I know of
    16. URL for your trip report-Here
  14. Lone Rider

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    This is on a good to-from Copper Canyon route.
  15. Travis Lutter

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    Any good places to take the family in Los Barriles in Baja. Thanks Travis
  16. holiday

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    A friend of mine lives in Los Barriles. I asked him his recommendation. This is his response:

    Go online and get a house rental site (there is one run by Julie Marks who is a friend). This is the best way to do a family. There is also a new B & B north of town, but I don't remember the name and, my favorite hotel, Rancho Buena Vista. Great place for kids if the hotel is open. Budget is the big determinant. Most hotels are set up for fishermen not families. I think the house rental or condo rental is the best way to go. Charlie
  17. dtop1

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    Rancho Buena Vista was closed when I rode there last month with no date when/if it will reopen. DanTop
  18. eakins

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  19. eakins

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    Posada de Nogales - Patzcuaro, MX

    -across from Bodega supermarket
    -little bit out of town but much cheaper
    -$400pesos for 2, 1 person price unkown
    -very good parking included but not gated
    -hot water

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  20. eakins

    eakins Butler Maps

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    i'm seeing 13.5 per dollar @ the ATMS