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Reviewed 26 November 2010

The Limon (usually translated in Mexico as lime and not lemon) was our first choice of hotels to look at, partly because it was very affordable and partly because it was very central. We found it listed in two well known guidebooks but not on Tripadvisor. It was easy to find- up a short hill half a block behind the cathedral and just off the main drag, Enriquez, and a block or two from the main government buildings and main park in Xalapa.
The Limon was old. It was founded in 1894 but was well scrubbed and clean looking. The interior was full of colored tile and glass and was the nicest thing about the hotel. The room, however, was as plain as the interior was charming although we sort of lucked into getting one of the few rooms with a balcony on the inner courtyard. The room was small and very simple but also very clean. It did come with an old TV and the bathroom was immaculate with plenty of hot water. It was also very affordable. We paid only 215 pesos for the two of us (less than $20) and if we had asked for a larger room with two double beds it would have been 240 pesos or right around $20. I suspect the hotel was cheap because it was old and the rooms were simple. But we loved the hotel's interior decor and the clean room.
The Limon is right downtown and close to shops and restaurants. It was also close to the bus stop to the famous Anthropological Museum which was maybe four KMs away. Xalapa is a neat town that sits on some hills. It is the capitol city of Veracruz state which gives it some importance.
We recommend the Limon if you are looking for an inexpensive place to stay with no luxury. The room is very basic although the bathroom was quite adequate. The hotel too is quite charming if you take a close look at the tiles and colored glass. The desk staff was not especially friendly but all we did was drop off our key when we left and ask for it when we returned.

  • Stayed: November 2010, travelled as a couple
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Stayed: September 2017
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Stayed: November 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 16 November 2016
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  • Stayed: April 2016, travelled solo
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Reviewed 10 February 2016
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Stayed: December 2015
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