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Rio Rancho, NM
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56 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This place — and Pátzcuaro itself — cast a kind of spell on me. Charming old house filled with plants and Mexican folk art. Enrique the owner, a writer, is warm and welcoming, with many fascinating stories to tell about himself and his talented family and friends. I spent a memorable evening drinking mescal with him and his writer buddies.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

We were only in this incredible, magical town for a short stay, and lucky us, chose Posada Mandala for our home! This sweet place *feels* like history. Our rooms upstairs, with their thick walls, ancient wood floors smelled delicious...like a combination of leather and moss. The view from the veranda was stunning. The hot water takes a sec to kick... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015

My stay at Posada Mandala was one of the the best parts about my first trip to Patzcuaro. As I had booked late (Easter week), I had quite the worst room in the hotel (ground floor shoe box with no ensuite) if not Patzcuaro and on arrival made a mental note to scout out better lodgings the next day. A... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

We traveled for 3 weeks in central Mexico and this was one of my favorite places. Had one of the upstairs rooms with bath. Loved sitting out on the balcony. This place is both convenient to the main town and quiet! Left our car on the street with no problems. Had pizza one night which was good and the owner,... More 

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Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

This cozy 5 room hotel is beautiful, the pizzas amazing and Enrique the owner could be in the Wikipedia as an example of what a host should be. Located 1 block away of the plaza is the perfect spot to walk around and hanging at the restaurant at night introduces you to the local people. "Enjoy Patzcuaro as the locals... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 11 March 2015

Two nights I stayed in Posada Mandala. While the first night I enjoyed the calm side of the place - a beautiful patio and some good books to read - the second I stayed all night in the restaurant, talking about literature, movies and music with fine mezcal and a delicious pizza. Quality all around, it seems that Enrique adapts... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 2 March 2015

We stayed as a couple in January 2015 in a downstairs double room with direct access to the lush garden in the courtyard. This was gorgeous for sitting outside on a cool winter's evening or mid morning. The shared bathroom, for the 2 downstairs rooms, was in a distinctly separate but adjoining room. This formed a great soundproof barrier between... More 

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Santa Fe, NM
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Posada Mandala is located in a great location as it is right across the street from La Casas de los Once Patios. There are only 6 rooms at the posada so it has a nice intimate feeling. Enrique, the owner speaks English as well. I stayed in room 6 on the second floor which had a beautiful view from the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 5 October 2014

I visited Patzcuaro for three weeks during September, 2014. I stayed in Posada Mandala the entire time I was there. My stay was absolutely amazing. The owner of the hotel, Enrique, was very informative and had many stories to tell about his interesting life. The hotel was cheap compared to other hotels in the area. It had all the amenities,... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We stumbled on this place after first parking near one of the squares. We checked out the two rooms upstairs overlooking the small garden courtyard. Initially we thought we might check out several places but almost immediately we decided this was the place for us. We met the owner Enrique who spoke decent English and found him absolutely charming. This... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience traditional Mexican colonial architecture while relaxing in the peace and quiet of this charming house and the friendly atmosphere created by your hosts. Located in the heart of the historic colonial city, Posada Mandala features 6 rooms and three on the ground floor that open onto an inner courtyard and three on the upper floor with a picturesque view of Patzcuaro's rooftops from their terrace. Welcome to La Posada Mandala. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Posada Mandala

Address: Calle Lerin No. 14, Patzcuaro 61600, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Michoacan > Patzcuaro
Price Range: ₹ 995 - ₹ 1,659 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Posada Mandala Patzcuaro
Posada Mandala Hotel Patzcuaro
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“Ensure you book the gallery rooms for the full charm of this wonderful place”
 of 5 bubbles sarar929, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Go for an upstairs room with bath, nice balcony to sit at.”
 of 5 bubbles mvanharen, 22 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The one on the first floor on the patio side, must have a marvelous view...”
 of 5 bubbles LisaBXL, 10 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have a view of the city rooftops and private bathroom. The 2 downstairs double rooms have shared bathroom and direct access to the garden and courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles globalwanderers2015, 1 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The room upstairs have a little balcony plenty of light. This also allows for a little more privacy from the guests coming for dinner. We were never disturbed by any noise.”
 of 5 bubbles EddiceC, 21 Sep 2014 | Read review
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