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    Hotel Frances

    Calle Maestranza No. 35, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$44
          US$41
          US$44
          US$41
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          Overview
          • Excellent17%
          • Very good38%
          • Average21%
          • Poor9%
          • Terrible15%
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          “jet tub” (2 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
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          Bar/Lounge
          Kitchenette
          Multilingual Staff
          Wheelchair Access
          Banquet Room
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          3.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 129 reviews

          Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

          The building has a lot of potential, but it really needs help. Our room did not have hot water. The water pressure was so slow we ended up not being able to take showers. We asked for a better room but it never happened. We...More

          Thank Eddy G
          Reviewed 21 April 2017

          This is the oldest hotel in Guadalajara and it is located just a block from the Cathedral and all the sights in the Centro. The Tapatio buses for tours around the city and to Tlaquepaque and Tonalá board on the side of the Cathedral. My...More

          Thank Oaxacaone
          Reviewed 17 April 2017

          This was hotel definitely has that historic feeling. There were some aspects where it felt a little cheap (the lobby and small living room chairs) but that can be overlooked. The view is just beautiful and its right in the middle of everything so walking...More

          Thank Yosoygaby
          Reviewed 5 April 2017

          The room I had at Hotel Frances was very spacious with that old world charm. It is important you take into account the lack of AC so travel in the spring or cooler months of the year. The hotel was centrally located to many great...More

          Thank drtheman
          Reviewed 15 March 2017

          Hotel Frances is a good choice of you looking for the nostalgic feel and romance of yesteryear. This is a vintage, and near authentic experience to be enjoyed. Understated elegance in the naturally lit main interior courtyard true to the period. Ride the vintage elevator...More

          Thank booker925
          Hotel San Francisco Plaza
          211 reviews
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          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Laundry Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$35 - US$81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 65
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          • Location
          • Mexico >
          • Jalisco >
          • Guadalajara Metropolitan Area >
          • Guadalajara
          • Also Known As
          • Frances Hotel Guadalajara
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          RobertaYRoberto
          how early does your restaurant open?
          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
          Do the rooms have a safe?
          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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          "Best to get rooms facing Calle Maestranza"
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          "We were in the penthouse area for $50USD night"
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          "If staying more than one night, get a room with a couple of beds which should give you more room to move..."
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          "historic, old, an elevator from the OLD days."
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