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Rio Vista Hotel

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

We had a great stay at Río Vista. Nice staff and owner Chal. It was clean and we loved the colourfull paintings on the walls. We might have had the best room (800 pesos, 2 pers); spacious room, private balcony with views on the river, big and comfy bed, towels and hot water in the shower. Although it is a...

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Wilmslow
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Hotel is located just a short walk from town centre and has a superb elevated river view. I had a great room with a large shared balcony area directly in front. Staff were really very friendly and helpful. I had a very boat trip with the hotel. I would stay again.

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The place is very nice with a beautiful view. It is a little run down. The service is great and they are happy to help in any way they can. The pool has a little too much chlorine. It is located on a slope street so it does take an effort to get there if you go for a walk...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The main asset of this place is already revealed by its name. We had a pretty nice room, with good beds, reasonably clean (could have been better though)... but what a great view on the river that is meandering below! Staff is friendly and the hotel is within easy walking distance from the main square of the charming town.

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

We were picked up from the train station by Javier and Eleazar. On the way to the hotel, the men started telling us the history of the town which I thought was very interesting and entertaining. The hotel is spread out across different levels and locations and has varying styles and paintings. They got us settled in a corner room...

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Montana
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I stayed at the Rio Vista hotel while on the way to Copper Canyon in Jan. of 2016. It is a very charming, funky little place with a very fun and accommodating owner who will go out of his way to make your stay pleasant. Would you like a tour of the town and surrounding area? No problem, he will...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 24 July 2016

An average hotel with beautiful views of El Fuerte River. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Our host, very cordial. Coffee is served to your room in the morning and it's pleasant sitting out on the patio looking over the river, listening to all the birds. The hotel offers a tour of the area which I suggesting taking. Well worth...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We had a lovely stay at the Rio Vista. Very personable staff with local knowledge. The room had an excellent river view. We took the bird watching and petroglyph tour and greatly enjoyed it. Would love to return someday from distant Australia!

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Reviewed 19 May 2016

This hotel is small, old, hard to find, and even harder to describe. It is right beside the old fort, and our room overlooked a million dollar river view. Don't expect room amenities; you won't find many amenities in small hotels in small Mexican towns, but the hot water was adequate. No in-room coffee, no bath mat or washcloths, etc....

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

We didn't actually stay at this hotel but we used their tour service. Our guide,Felipe, was very knowledgeable about the birds, plants and animals and the ancient petroglyphs. It was excellent! We went in the late afternoon and spent about 3 hours with our guide, walking, and boating down the riverWe took the tour in Spanish but he knew the...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the highest hill with a view of the Fuerte River, this lodge is a reconstruction of the original stables to the fort. Verdant gardens are abuzz with hummingbirds and many endemic birds may be viewed from the balconies. The owner, Chal, is an avid birder and his river float offers true birding with a spotting scope. The open trailer offers birding to other areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rio Vista Hotel

Address: Progreso s/n | next to the Mirador Museum, El Fuerte 81820, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Sinaloa > El Fuerte
Price Range: £42 - £54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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“Rooms 15 and 16 have great views of the river and bougainvillea on the balcony”
 of 5 bubbles JeanR838, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Great view”
 of 5 bubbles Rockwell_likes_food, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“View of the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Surfer4376, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
“If you book the room yourself or go through a tour group, ask about king size beds.”
  • Sunset view from the room!
 of 5 bubbles highdesert95, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
“#23 or #15”
 of 5 bubbles duffyruby, 18 Apr 2015 | Read review
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