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berkshires, MA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eight of us spent three nights at the Posada Castillo while exploring Las Posas, the Tampaon River and other unique sites in the gorgeous jungle mountains of the Huasteca culture. This was my eighth visit to Xilitla and seventh stay at the Posada, a unique building which greatly enriches the overall experience. The wonderful hostess, Luisa, her husband Andre who...

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Luisa C, Gerente at Posada El Castillo, responded to this review

Hi Richard!! it is always a pleasure to see you and have some chat with you ! you are part of the family and the history of Posada el castillo. we hope to see you again soon. thank you for your beautiful and encouraging comment . kind regards

Berwyn, Illinois
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The Posada El Castillo is the most interesting place you can stay in Xilitla...It has a great history...built by the right hand man of Edward James (of the Las Posas site.) You should be aware that a parking lot is about a half a block away and that some of the rooms are accessed by a spiral or somewhat difficult...

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Columbus, Indiana
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel for 3 nights and really enjoyed the location, service and gourmet local cuisine. The view from the high floors was beautiful and the hotel has a rich and interesting history that you can enjoy as a guest. I'd highly recommend the hotel if you are traveling to Xilitla.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I'm in love with this hotel, its a unique experience to visit , very thankful with the owners Gabriela and Luisa, who absolutely explain me the history and life of Edward James. Beautiful and unique place to lose yourself in the surroundings of Art and Jungle. Super recommend it! Margarita Tourko Milaviainter

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Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Each room is so unique and interesting. The hotel is well located in Xilitla to walk around the town and see the market. The hotel features the cement molds used to build the Las Pozas' structures. it is very worthwhile to see these before visiting the garden. The owner could not have been nicer. The owner's husband is a guide...

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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

If you plan to visit Las Pozas, the surrealistic gardens from Edward James, this is the perfect plane to stay. Being his residence for many years, it captures perfectly the atmosphere created by him. Beautiful and unique as the gardens, full of fantastic discoveries and crowned with a delicious breakfast. The only opportunity is to work on the acoustic since...

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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay very much. It was awe and art inspiring. Many of the concrete molds from Las Pozas are displayed, which was very interesting. Luisa, the granddaughter of Edward James, gave us a tour with all the information. She shared the fossils that were found during the building, the amazing firemen's pole, I loved the parrots, the terrace,...

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GastelumL3, Gerente at Posada El Castillo, responded to this review

I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay here. I hope to see you again !

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We loved this hotel, it's architecture, design, art. We have wanted to visit Las Pozas for years and staying in this hotel just added to the magical experience. Our room was so fabulous from it's turquoise floor files, to the giant bath, the gothic windows and the fantastic green light fittings. The staff were lovely and Luisa with her perfect...

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GastelumL3, Gerente at Posada El Castillo, responded to this review

Oh! I'm very pleased to know that your stay in this house was such a good experince!! I hope to see you again. (You made me laugh a lot with my "perfect english" haha ... i told you before... it's just good enough to survive, haha) Kind regards and lots of love, Luisa Gastelum

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

It was a delight to stay in this hotel. It is very pretty inside and has a swing and a small swimming pool, 3 parrots and a cat. Really tasty cooked breakfasts (which you have to pay extra for) and staff welcoming and attentive. The bed was very comfortable A unique hotel, in a lovely place. I would recommend staying...

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GastelumL3, Gerente at Posada El Castillo, responded to this review

I'm so glad that you enyoied your stay! See you soon hopefully ! Kind regards, Luisa Gastelum

Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We had a wonderful time in Xilitla visiting Las Pozas, to be able to stay at Posada El Castillo was a very special experience. Not only was the accommodation very comfortable but to be welcomed into the family home of the architect Plutarco Jatzalum where Edward James stayed and many other famous artists visitied was really an exceptional experience. Thank...

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Hello Isla ! We hope to see you again! Kind regards, Luisa Gastelum

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Additional Information about Posada El Castillo

Address: Calle Melchor Ocampo 105, Xilitla 79900, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > San Luis Potosi > Xilitla
Price Range: $175 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Posada El Castillo 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Rooms on the ground floor have east access to the pool terrace, upper floors have sweeping views of the town and dramatic mountains.”
richb90, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rosa room is in the original style with an older bathroom while most rooms have been modernised”
purpleheadpigeon, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Learn the name of the room from the site before you book”
digitalsweetener, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“cheapest room is ground floor, a little hot, but fans were provided”
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  • larger upper floor suite
  • 2 single bed room style
KCrabbclaws, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are fine”
554katrinv, 11 May 2016 | Read review
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