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Hotel Colonial de Puebla

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The Hotel Colonial, with a prime location one block from Puebla's main square, dates back to 1668 when it was built as a Jesuit monastery. The building is catalogued as an Historic Monument, because of its magnificent colonial architecture. Its restaurant is known locally for its excellent cuisine, and recomended in almost every foreign tour guide. The "Mole Poblano" served every day in its dining rooms is reputed to be the best in the world.
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Classic
Historic Hotel
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All reviews small balcony excellent mole corner room colonial architecture street noise first floor tile floors historic sites chiles en nogada hotel restaurant two double beds mexico city the main square jesuit monastery roof block
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed my one night at this hotel for its friendly staff, location and charm. The rooms on the first floor (one above reception are atmospheric with original tiles and french balconies overlooking the street. The rooms on the second and third floor are more...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Our room didn’t have AC and I was concerned, but at this elevation it’s not necessary. Don’t let this frighten you. This hotel is beautiful in it’s Colonial architecture. It’s an old hotel, but very well cared for and clean. I have two criticisms. 1)...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank TennesseeAdela
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This hotel is an important historical building ... formerly part of the Jesuit college, which has now morphed into Puebla's university BUAP. This building has 150+ years as a hotel, and Francisco Madero gave an important speech from one of its balconies that helped to...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank townp2014
Reviewed 9 September 2018

2 hours from Mexico City by nice bus, this hotel is the perfect location, right in the center. It's restored and very comfortable. Our room overlooked a walking street and craft market. Lots of great restaurants on the square a block away. We tried the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
2  Thank Rose515
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We loved the location of this hotel--so convenient to everything we wanted to see. Good restaurant on site. Our corner room was spacious and the double-paned windows kept out street noise. Great air ventilation. There was often street musicians performing in the square outside and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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DRICE99
31 July 2017|
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Response from tennismaine | Reviewed this property |
Hi Doug, My wife and I second Patrick's room advice. We stayed there three nights. We spent the day in Cholula (bus tour also) and also concur with his recommendation. There are several bus tour options, all leaving from... More
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"First floor (one above reception) has the most atmospheric rooms"
EstherP1882
4 weeks ago
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"Room 10 on the corner!"
Rose515
9 Sep 2018
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"Corner rooms are spacious; those rooms that face the street often have little balconies that are fun."
klem92
10 Aug 2018
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"Córner suites are large and allow for interesting observation or nearby events"
SLRPV2012
20 May 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$33 - US$37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
colonial hotel puebla
LOCATION
MexicoCentral Mexico and Gulf CoastPueblaPuebla
NUMBER OF ROOMS
67
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