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Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed my stay for two nights. Very central with some secure parking. It's good value for money with a decent and well priced restaurants. The rooms are spacious and clean. Nothing to fault. Wifi is better than most and it has air conditioning not that it was needed

1Thank gemido
Fremont, California
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Stayed for a couple of nights. Hotel has a great atmosphere, tasty food, friendly staff. You feel like you touch a bit of history by staying there. Beautifully set with flowers, a few good restaurants in the walking distance; has a printer and computer to use in the business center for guests. Good Internet connection.

Thank JamilyaU
New Mexico
Reviewed 16 July 2016

I arrived in Xalapa on an ADO bus from Puebla. The bus terminal is a distance from the city center, so a taxi ride was required to get to the hotel. Taxi stands outside the terminal made everything very simple. I was in a Taxi and at the hotel in a matter of minutes. Traffic within the city is very...

Thank SteveNM
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This former residence of the Spanish Lt Governor before Mexican independence has been transformed into a charming B&B near the historic center of Xalapa. We stayed four nights and were pleased by the friendly staff and good breakfasts. Highly recommended.

Thank Anthony P
St. Laurent du Maroni, French Guiana
Reviewed 7 November 2015

If you are lucky enough to visit Xalapa – a busy town sprawling on the side of a lovely valley – and you wish to meet some of the best aspects of Mexican traditional culture, you could do a lot worse than staying in the El Mesón del Alferez (this means “the Lieutenant’s Inn” – ask for more information!). It’s...

2Thank J W
Dietzenbach, Germany
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This is basically about the restaurant and their breakfasts. Probably the best in Xalapa. Efficient service from the wait staff, lots of locals breakfast there, especially on weekends, with plenty of authentic Mexican food. The place I always return to.

2Thank FelipeNavajas
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 May 2015

I'll start by saying that if you book a room here online, call to confirm. We received an email from the hotel confirming our reservation but when we arrived, they did not have us confirmed. Thankfully they had a room for us. The location is very central but the rooms are lacking. The rooms are clean but the beds are...

1Thank Lisa D
san francisco
Reviewed 18 March 2015

clean, friendly staff ,Incredible breakfast, homey, gapped wifi,good location downtown, overall a winner in Xalapa. Easy access to the museum and restaurants. Close to Benito Juarez park and walking distance to the university. Price totally reasonable. the best breakfast in town. Easy to find for taxi drivers an friends alike. Xalapa is not your standard tourist colonial town in Mexico...

Thank tucksf
Noblesville, Indiana
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Centrally located near the cathedrals, the city square, and with in walking distance of a lot of great restaurants and coffee shops. Front desk people were indifferent, the phone seemed to hold there attention more than we did standing there. Rooms were clean, small and very basic. Seemed pricey. Breakfast that came with the room was also average. Secure parking...

Thank aerowood2016
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
Reviewed 6 January 2015

The best thing about this stay was that they had an awesome deal associated with the restaurant. The rate included a small continental breakfast, but you could take the price of that and deduct it from other items on the menu. On our first morning we did that, and the breakfast was just delicious. On the second morning, we had...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The experience of staying at a colonial mansion. Meson del Alferez Xalapa is a charming colonial style hotel with cozy rooms, each with its unique decor. Centrally located in downtown Xalapa, the hotel is home to the most famous breakfast in town at La Candela restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Meson del Alferez Xalapa

Address: Calle Sebastian Camacho Esquina Zaragoza 2 | Col. Centro, Xalapa 91000, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Veracruz > Xalapa
Price Range: £26 - £47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Meson del Alferez Xalapa 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Rooms in the back are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles anthonypT9351TK, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are on a lovely small courtyard. We only stayed in one room, the others looked to be just as comfortable as ours.”
 of 5 bubbles jw854, 7 Nov 2015 | Read review
“A room to right right on entering, off the street.”
 of 5 bubbles FelipeNavajas, 27 May 2015 | Read review
“No windows in any rooms, all are connected to a central court yard. Hard to believe any one room is better than another”
 of 5 bubbles aerowood2016, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Closer to the reception to get internet, but do not expect much. I prefer the rooms in one level.”
 of 5 bubbles ETame, 10 May 2014 | Read review
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