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Hotel Frances

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  • Average21%
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  • Terrible16%
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 14 October 2008

It's a cryin' shame that this old jewel is being allowed to sit and rust. Hotel Frances is in a GREAT downtown location, and the building itself has tremendous charm. It would take some money to keep it in good repair, furnish the rooms comfortably,...More

1  Thank UpperValleyPark
Reviewed 12 October 2008

The courtyard for this hotel was great. It was a wonderful place to sit. Unfortunately the rooms were dark and pretty depressing. It was definitely a case of you get what you pay for. The staff was not overly friendly but civil. It was in...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2008

The building itself is beautiful and the lobby a real stunner. The rooms all surround a central courtyard with a fountain. The staff was perfectly professional and housekeeping came by several times later in the day to make sure things were ok. The bar staff...More

1  Thank sjssf
Reviewed 25 November 2007

The hotel's web page shows a beautiful hotel and the reviews from Lonely Planet make it sound like a pretty nice option for staying in Guadalajara. The truth is it was the most horrible hotel I've ever been. From the moment I tried to make...More

2  Thank OneTravelerMexico
Reviewed 17 November 2007

PROS: * Great location within walking distance of most major attractions in the old city. * The hotel has some charm. i.e. Wood floors, century old wrought iron elevator (which was working). CONS: * Beds - rock hard with dirty and stained sheets. Previous guest's...More

Thank R B
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US$35 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$35 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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RobertaYRoberto
24 June 2017|
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Response from rtpaynetx | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember when the restaurant opens at the hotel. But the hotel is in the center of historic Guadalajara and there are numerous restaurants within a couple of minutes walking distance (Avenida 16 de Septiembre) that... More
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NOTABEGINNER
31 December 2014|
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Response from Yves D | Reviewed this property |
No. But then again I have seen few hôtels in Mexico with a safe in the room. Probably in the all inclusives on the beach. You can probably store your expensive items at the reception.
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