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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to Ajijic Suites. You can treat it like any hotel, come and go without more than a "hello" to others. But for us as newcomers to Mexico, Elaine and her guests offered (at each visit) welcome guidance to "what's happening" in Ajijic, and an end-of-the-day camaraderie that helped us ease into this new life. We...

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LaDuena, Owner at Ajijic Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write another good review about your stay with us, Judith. It was a pleasure hosting you & Jon again & I hope you also enjoyed your time in SMA with your daughter. Maybe that's where you'll settle, but come & visit Ajijic from time to time? Wishing Jon luck in setting up a practice,...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My original review for the Ajijic Suites was for a stay 3 winters ago. My positive opinion from that trip, of both the hotel premises and its' hosts, continues to this second review. More recently, and for this past winter, I returned to Ajijic and spent 2 months in the Violeta Suite, from mid-November to mid-January. I returned to Ajijic...

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LaDuena, Owner at Ajijic Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for the helpful & kind review, David! You know it's always been a pleasure having you to stay with us & we're only sad we won't have the same pleasure this coming winter. We wish you a comfortable stay in your new casita & hope you'll still come by for a visit now & then.

Reviewed 10 July 2016

I attended a professional meeting in Ajijic and stayed with Elaine in a wonderful little apartment with kitchen and view of the central patio and fountain. Elaine went above and beyond to help me get settled: finding a place to eat and get groceries, helping with transportation arrangements and providing me with British tea bags for the kettle in my...

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LaDuena, Owner at Ajijic Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us, Liz. It was a pleasure having you to stay, & we hope you'll return next year!

Jonesboro, Georgia
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Spent two weeks at Ajijic Suites. The hotel is clean and comfortable. A lovely garden with a fountain that lulls you to sleep at night. Convenient to everything. You can walk anywhere in the village from here. The owners, Elaine and Luis are very friendly and welcoming. They are a veritable encyclopedia of the area, and if they don't have...

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Reviewed 16 June 2016

I was impressed the moment I arrived at Ajijic Suites. The proprietors, Elaine Kellaway and her husband Luis are warm and friendly. An American friend of mine has stayed there for years, so as soon as I got there Elaine, Luis and the rest of us sat in the beautiful courtyard with fountain and slaked our thirst with some cooled...

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LaDuena, Owner at Ajijic Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Walter! It was a pleasure to have you stay with us for the first time, although we wish it could have been under happier circumstances. We look forward to your return in November - hopefully the first of many "returns" so that you, too, like Tim, become part of the "family". Hasta pronto!

Grande Prairie, Canada
Reviewed 24 May 2016

From my first encounter with Elaine,her professionalism and thoughtfulness were evident. After a 2 hr. delay in our flight schedule, Elaine still made sure that someone was at the airport to fetch us.She graciously answered my many,many questions about moving to Mexico and made us feel so very welcome within the well-appointed Suites. Not only were the rooms meticulously clean,...

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LaDuena, Owner at Ajijic Suites, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review! We try to make this a comfortable rest stop for travelers just passing through or, more often than not, those who're checking out Lakeside as a potential retirement destination - as you were! We want our guests to have a clean, comfortable & affordable base for their explorations & sampling some of the...

White Rock, Canada
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I stayed in the small Guanacaste suite, which met my needs very well. Elaine and Luis are both professional and friendly, and their property fits so well with the vibe of Ajijic - friendly, filled with interesting people, safe, clean. You will find opportunities to chat with other travellers - but also lots of time for privacy and peaceful siestas....

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LaDuena, Owner at Ajijic Suites, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely review! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us - & the lovely tradition of siestas! Please come back & enjoy our laid back lifestyle & colorful village soon!

Moscow, Idaho
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Just returned from our third stay at Ajijic Suites on Hidalgo. This is a great place to stay. An easy walk to the Plaza. Our room was clean and well maintained and opened onto a beautifully landscaped patio. Amenities included internet, fridge, microwave, toaster-oven, large electric fry pan, equipped kitchen, lots of electrical outlets in the right places, a brand...

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LaDuena, Owner at Ajijic Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Carol! We enjoyed having you & Larry to stay again - & to hosting your friends whom you brought with you! We're so glad that we were able to help make Bessie's first trip to Mexico a success! We look forward to seeing you again next March!

Brigantine, New Jersey
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

The hotel is charming, quiet, and centrally located in town The hosts, Elaine and Luis, are friendly and accommodating. I stayed in the Magnolia Suite which has a small balcony and a view of the mountains and a partial view of the lake. Laundry services are available and the kitchenette is well equipped. The interior courtyard is painted in bright...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This is my second time at Ajijic Suites. In 2015 I stayed for 4 weeks and in 2016 I stayed for 6 weeks and recommended the suites to 3 friends.. I have already booked for 2017 and so have they. What more to say!!. Elaine and Luis are ideal hosts- always willing to let you know what's going on in...

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LaDuena, Owner at Ajijic Suites, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Shayla - & for the other ladies whom you encouraged to join you here next year! You're a joy of a guest & we love how sociable & varied your life & activities are whilst you're here - so different from winter in Canada! Concerts, fundraising BBQ's, theatre & restaurants etc! It's a bit of...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located close to everything in the lakeside village of Ajijic, our inviting rooms have well-equipped kitchenettes and en-suite baths. A quiet garden offers a place to meet with other guests or simply enjoy secluded peace and quiet. Standards here are not compromised by economy. At 5000 feet the climate is temperate year round. Enjoy European hospitality in the heart of Mexico - we guarantee you'll want to come back! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ajijic Suites

Address: Calle Hidalgo # 72, Ajijic 45920, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Jalisco > Ajijic
Price Range: ₹ 3,676 - ₹ 5,038 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“There are ground floor rooms if you don't like stair climbing. I had one on the courtyard. Very convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles Y3820XKwalterb, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“It would depend on the season. The fountain seems to block most street noise - so focus on the warm / cool location.”
 of 5 bubbles Hedda49, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We like the rooms off the patio.”
  • Van at Ajijic Suites on Hidalto that can be arranged for airport transit or local travel
 of 5 bubbles C8199MOcarolg, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Views from upstairs room only. Fountain noise very soothing, but take ear plugs if you're a very light sleeper!”
 of 5 bubbles HIstorybuff42, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for terrace( balcony) ask for larger room”
 of 5 bubbles Trudi_Kraus, 25 Oct 2015 | Read review
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