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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for 2 nights here with a couple of friends, so we booked a room for 3 which was actually big, the place was clean, maybe the only drawback was that the matresses were old so they weren't that firm. Besides that everything was ok, the food at the restaurant was nice, it's perfectly located, and a bonus which...

1Thank Félix R
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I arrived with a small tour group. Our rooms weren't ready, so we were directed to go in to lunch. It was a set meal. There were two other tour groups, no individual customers. There seems to be a reason, but I'll go into that in a review of the restaurant. By the time lunch was over, more tour groups...

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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The family and I enjoyed our 2 nights and 3 days at this hotel. Location is perfect. Parked and never had to get back into our vehicle. The TV did not work but with free internet our kids were happy. I'd suggest bring a pillow. We will be back!!

2Thank John S
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Based on TA reviews I decided to book Hotel Colonial de Puebla for a solo travel trip and I was not disappointed. I arrived late at night and the hotel staff was still gracious and helpful though it was in the middle of the night. Once the sun came up I was so excited to actually get to see this...

2Thank holtie
Greenville, SC
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I have been staying at Hotel Colonial for several years and have never had a bad experience. The staff at the front desk as well as the bell staff are outstanding. The restaurant is excellent, even has a fireplace burning real wood in the winter months. The rooms on the first floor (second floor for Gringos) have a balcony and...

2Thank BillandPattiLee
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I've been staying at this hotel for years. It is in a great location and the rooms are nice and clean. Food is fantastic and surrounding restaurants are also really good. The roof top has a great view of the city and the volcano.

1Thank muylocaane
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

It's as good as the first. The bed is a firm mattress, which I like, the room is clean and comfortable. Plenty of towels, the hot water works, the wifi works, it's very convenient to the Zocalo and on a pedestrian street which cuts down on the street noise. This time my room has a balcony which is lovely to...

1Thank Chrissy N
Chapala, Mexico
Reviewed 7 April 2016

For the price, it's hard to beat this hotel for location & amenities. Rooms facing south & east are super, though they can be a tad noisy with the windows open especially on the first floor. Great reservations assistance and helpful staff. Definitely will return!

2Thank Adee1950
Dallas, TX
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Returning after a 20-year lapse, I found Colonial as welcoming as I remembered. It's decor reflects Puebla's Spanish Colonial heritage, just steps from downtown's historic sites. Street noise was the primary reason I had not gone back, and I still warn against staying above the traffic. This time I was on the opposite side of the building overlooking the pedestrian-only...

1Thank Lalo_de_Mexico
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 9 March 2016

My wife and I have stayed many times at the Hotel Colonial over the past 25 years, and each stay reinforces our opinion that the Colonial is the best value hotel in Mexico. The owners continue to maintain the quality of service and cleanliness that one expects of a hotel that caters to large groups foreign guests who have discovered...

2Thank professor066

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Colonial, with a prime location one block from Puebla's main square, dates back to 1668 when it was built as a Jesuit monastery. The building is catalogued as an Historic Monument, because of its magnificent colonial architecture. Its restaurant is known locally for its excellent cuisine, and recomended in almost every foreign tour guide. The "Mole Poblano" served every day in its dining rooms is reputed to be the best in the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Colonial de Puebla

Address: Calle 4 Sur # 105, Puebla 72000, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Puebla > Puebla
Price Range: $59 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Colonial de Puebla 3*
Number of rooms: 67
Also Known As:
Colonial Hotel Puebla
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Puebla
#8 Romantic Hotel in Puebla
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“For Quiet, ask for a room off the center court, not on the street.”
 of 5 bubbles turtlemom1, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No automatic elevators, so I recommend asking for a room no higher than the 1st floor (second floor for gringos.)”
 of 5 bubbles BillandPattiLee, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“the bathrooms are spare, and not modern, but are clean and functional”
 of 5 bubbles professor066, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room that open on the courtyard are more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles burrston, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles unclelouie, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
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