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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For me this was a different kind of stay. The past and present moment in a constant clash. Luckily the manager of this little gem was around to help decipher my odd feelings of curiosity. She was very well informed of the history of the hotel and the area around town. While it does need a little updating, the historical...

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

So much history to this little hotel, worth an overnight. Old creaky floors, hard bed, AC, nice views of water from upstairs. Sky tv, wifi, coffee, fruit, toast in morning included in price. Swimming pool and safe area. Banking, gas, food, shopping, fun walking around the downtown.

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Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

After a cold riding day heat was on the menu but not forthcoming. The shower eventually gave warm after a 10 minute run. I slept like a log though. The place was built in 1886 and the floorboards creaked. The whole place smelled of wood. The pool did not look inviting. This place is a must visit. It's not your...

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London, UK
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Santa Rosalia is a town like no other in Baja. It was established in1884 by a French mining company which exploited all the copper in the area until mid 1950s. Very little seems to have changed in Santa Rosalia since its establishment which makes the town particularly interesting architecturally. The town is built in wood and the 1-2 floor constructions...

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Greenbrae, California
Reviewed 15 May 2014

On a driving trip thru Baja CA, I finally got to see this historic hotel, if only for a brief half hour. It was enough time to convince me that I want to plan a stay here sometime. The lobby, complete with a Tiffany table lamp, fabric covered walls and handsome wooden furnature, was definitely from another era. There is,...

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Reviewed 17 March 2014 via mobile

It is not too often I get to say I really enjoyed staying at a hotel. At The Hotel St. Francis the staff has bent over backwards to accommodate us and it has been excellent. The beds are comfortable, and I love the oversize casement windows that open and allow fresh air to come in! It's central location has allowed...

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Wettingen, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 January 2014

If you ever wanted to spend a night in a museum, this is the place to go. It makes you feel like in a Western movie. A lot of character. Simply amazing! Some people have a lot to complain here. I think they shouldn't come to Mexico in the first place. Of course the hotel isn't perfect, like many hotels...

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San Diego
Reviewed 5 April 2012

I had heard many things, both good and bad about the Hotel Frances. I had never stayed in Santa Rosalia, always heading south. But this weekend we were on a break from our Amigos de Los Californios trip before heading up to Santa Martha. We were booked into the Hotel Frances. Easy to find on the north rim of the...

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5Thank Calsur
London
Reviewed 27 February 2012

We didn't stay here so what I have to say doesn't apply to the accommodation. We went to the hotel for breakfast, hoping to get something vaguely French and delicious. The Hotel is beautiful, kept in real French style and surrounded by old trains and copper smelting equipment from the old mine. the interior decoration is beautiful and very French...

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Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 4 August 2011

We stayed here on our second night driving down from San Diego. The town was the perfect distance from El Rosario to get us off the highway before dark and that is about the best thing I can say about anything we found there. We were driving a Mercedes convertible and the road from the highway up to the hotel...

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Address: 210 Don Gaspar Ave, Santa Fe | Santa Rosalia, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California
Number of rooms: 17
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“The rear building on the 2nd floor is a great location - nice views and great veranda with rocking chairs.”
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  • View to the North to the Sea of Cortez
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