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Hotel Posada de las Monjas
Chihuahua, Mexico
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128 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Good if you dont want to spend much on hotels”
Reviewed 8 March 2012

This hotel is very well located, within walking distance from most of the interesting places, and has parking space (something very hard to find in SMA).
The rates are very accesible, and sometimes the rooms are not that clean (Ive stayed there on several occasions) and the towels are very very old. There is no TV or phone (but if your are at SMA, what do you want them for).

It is a very good option if you are in a budget.

WARNING: Never let them give you the rooms at the back of the hotel, there´s a property behind the hotel that is pretty much a farm, and the roosters and other animals wont let you sleep in.

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  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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Houston, Tx
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147 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2011

My wife and I stayed at this beautiful ex-convent in March '11. The rooms are definitely no frills. Only the necessities found here, but a very romantic allure. We had a balcony room overlooking the city and the views are breathtaking. If you are looking for 5 star accommodations, don't stay here. If you want to spend your time in a magnificently crafted structure and enjoy the history of days gone by then you cannot go wrong here. I would not recommend this place for kids.

The grounds were very nice and plenty of balcony areas to sit and enjoy the view and take in breakfast or a beverage.

There wasn't a lot of people there during our visit so it was very quiet, except for the construction down the hill in the mornings.

Check-in was simple and the gentleman tending the office spoke good English and was very nice and helpful with information. You pay by the night here and walk-ins were welcomed. Check out process was just as easy.

Housekeeping was good and the workers were friendly.

I do not recommend the restaurant. We ate lunch there one day and you can find much better food just down the street and better value for the money.

The location is within a short walk to the downtown and zocolo.

Room Tip: Request a balcony room for best views.
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  • Stayed March 2011, travelled with family
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2011

The place is actually very pretty but the rooms are definitely "Franciscan" style - bare necessity.

Being in the summer and facing west, the rooms were quite hot to be in when we checked-in in the afternoon. However the rooms didn't get to cool off until way past midnight. So be prepared for the heat.

The location is good because it was a short stroll to the town square. The town is really pretty. The houses were all painted in earth-tones that they look picturesque.

The other up-sides of the hotel are free WIFI in the lobby and ample of parking.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled as a couple
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Dallas, Texas
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 November 2010

If I do more people will want to use it and then where will I go? I spent a month there while attending Language school and I loved it. The staff were great breakfast was good dinners okay ... Quite the place used to be an old nunnery so it has the old world charm folks look for, middle class Mexicans love the place and it is heavily booked on holidays.... I enjoyed staying there.

  • Stayed December 2009, travelled solo
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1 Thank GrandmaKay55711
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Erongaricuaro, Mexico
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91 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2010

Monjas is my favorite place to stay in SMA. The balcony views are to die for and parking is within the gates. Rooms are plain but immaculate. Rates are reasonable and owners are friendly. Location is perfect.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Hotel Posada de las Monjas

Property: Hotel Posada de las Monjas
Address: Canal # 37, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Guanajuato > San Miguel de Allende
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in San Miguel de Allende
Price range (per night): ₹ 1,619 - ₹ 3,887
Number of rooms: 64
Also Known As:
Posada De Las Monjas Hotel

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