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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Exactly what I expected for the price. The location is unbeatable. The wifi is slower, the bathroom was dated, but the bed was comfy, no bugs anywhere, and the bedroom was tastefully re-modelled. We were on the 6th floor, and no road noise even though facing street. Had a view of the volcano, and the city scape.

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1 Thank tilleyroad
Wilmington, Delaware
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87 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The Gilfer has two nice elevators, climate control including AC and a restaurant. It is located in center city behind city hall. Within a block is the central square with nice outdoor cafes or indoor eating. The old cathdral, tour buses, and many shops are in the area. It is within two blocks of the Rose Chapel (all gold) and... More 

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London, England
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110 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

I had a 3 night stay last weekend. The reception was nice and the bell boy, Gerry, was very helpful in getting a new safety box sent to my room, when the 1st one wasn't working. My room had a nice view of half the cathedral in the Zocalo. In the restaurant, I had a great breakfast for 80 pesos,... More 

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Thank TerryLondon_England
Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

I stayed at the Gilfer Hotel four days In January and I can say that I'm satisfied with the service at the front desk.Checking in and out was very quick and simple.The lobby is small and no seats but it has a computer for use of the guests.Room at the fourth floor facing the back have an amazing view of... More 

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Thank bitalala
Queretaro, Mexico
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The hotel was very comfortable and it had a very fair price. Our room had an amazing view of the Zócalo and Catedrál of the city, giving it a great ambiance. The service was good and effective, except at the parking, which was a bit messy. The WiFi connection didn´t work very well.

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Thank noeloyola
Italy
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361 reviews
69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 444 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

This hotel has been my favourite one for many years; then things started to change and I had to look for better options. Prices started to get up, but the level of services didn't follow up. Besicdes, a few issues started to become more and more frequent, such as the internet having more and more trouble and the ever-lasting problem... More 

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1 Thank realworldtraveller
Tel Aviv, Israel
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93 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We had a room on the seventh floor facing the Cathedral, wonderful. The hotel is located very close to the main square, the zocalo, which is a beautiful and full of life. The old city of Puebla has many interesting buildings and churches, all within walking distance from the hotel. The continental breakfast was adquate.

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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

I can't say enough of how impressed I was with the service. I think Mexico in general has lower service than say the US. We have traveled to most major cities in Mexico and tons of small ones....this place was excellent. It was a refreshment from the heat of bad service we have experienced throughout the trip, which we expected.... More 

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Thank MegaMinhLee
Oakland, California
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2015

This whole area of Puebla is a world heritage location and righty so. Incredibly charming area and the hotel is right in the middle of it. Just a block from the main square, the Zocalo and convenient to everything, shops, restaurants, markets, cafés, museums. Comfortable room, large bathroom with magnifying mirror and hair dryer; no fridge or coffee pot which... More 

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Thank Helen D
Mexico
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Puebla's downtown area is beautiful. It's full of people walking, historic buildings and delicious restaurants everywhere. This hotel is a block away from the Zocalo (the main square) and is surrounded by many amenities like drug stores, restaurants ans shopping centers. The price is very competitive and the hotel staff is very friendly. I made a reservation but found the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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Gluay Maai Thai
Gluay Maai Thai
Cuisines: Thai
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ubicado en el corazón de la capital poblana, el Hotel Gilfer le ofrece a usted la mejor opción de hospedaje que hay, ya que nos ubicamos en la zona colonial y comercial de esta histórica ciudad. Además de contar con todos los servicios necesarios para hacer de su estancia con nosotros una experiencia inolvidable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Gilfer

Address: Calle 2 Oriente No. 11 | entre 5 de mayo y 2 norte, a dos cuadras del zócalo, Puebla, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Puebla > Puebla
Price Range: €35 - €42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Gilfer 3*
Number of rooms: 92
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“Go to another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles TerryLondon_England, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have a wonderful view of the Cathedral.”
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 of 5 bubbles bitalala, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room with a view of the cathedral”
 of 5 bubbles noeloyola, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on a high floor in the back (overlooking the zocalo and the Cathedral)”
 of 5 bubbles dindan_11, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Walls are thin and can be annoying if you area light sleeper but superb location overcomes this.”
 of 5 bubbles 353helend, 11 Jan 2015 | Read review
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