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Santa Rosa, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

again the the review I read ws very accurate. no remodel since the 1970s, could have been cleaner. This hotel is very big, lots of rooms, but not many seem to be in use. The room you want to book is one of the lower balconies' that faces the zocalo. the reason is the amazing music performed nightly in the... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We always stay at the Colonial when we want a night or two in Veracruz because it is directly on the Zocalo where there are a choice of restaurants and bars. The old place is clean and cared for, not new. Never had a bad stay here in 7 years. Park onsite. Walk to the warf, several very good modern... More 

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Austin, TX
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31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

The hotel located right on the main city plaza in the older part of town. There is parking available in the building next door. The hotel is a little old which made it interesting. They accommodated us quickly and reasonably without any hassle even though we arrived late without a reservation. Our room was a little worn but clean, large... More 

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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 April 2015

my wife and I stayed in this hotel two times in the past two years, the hotel is very clean and quiet, the staff at the reception speak english and are willing to help all the time. it's a few minutes walk to the gothic area, the ramblas, the port and the main shopping streets. the metro and bus stops... More 

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Dallas, TX
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167 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2014

The only thing that tempts me to award more than 3 stars is location, location, location. You will walk from the front door onto the oldest plaza in Mexico, where "alegre" may as well have been defined. I was in Colonial for my first Veracruz night more than 20 years ago, and I have returned various times with family, friends,... More 

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Irapuato, Mexico
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Firstable I have to thank the hotel Staff for taking care of a valuable forgotten asset I forgot at the lobby. The staff took care of it and returned it undamaged. They were really nice and were originally concerned of me getting my stuff back. Thank you guys! Your honesty makes a difference! The hotel is near "El malecón" 5... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 July 2013

No hotel is more central (right on the town square / "Zocalo"), so a few minutes' walk gets you almost anywhere you'd want to be. Staff is friendly, rooms are clean (and mine was very quiet), though not everyone well enjoy the very firm beds. There's a small pool on the 2nd floor and no in-house restaurant (try Sanborn's on... More 

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Brownsville, Texas
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41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2013

very nice & clean would be good if they had a contential or food option & advise you in advance there is a charge for parking also the people at the front desk could be a little more friendly otherwise the stay was great & i would advise anyone to go there i have been there 7 different times

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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750 reviews
104 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 544 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2012

On our way through Mexico we stopped in Veracruz for two nights. Because of its perfect location, we chose the Hotel Colonial. From the feedback here we knew it's kinda of a mixed bag. But we took our chance anyway. In the end we were pleasantly surprised. Check-In was friendy and the front desk guy (forgot his name - younger... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2012

This hotel is in a good location however it knew better days. the service is not the best and the whole hotel is not so clean. i do not think it is good value for money. the only advantage of this hotel is it´s location. Right on the socalo. sorrounded by many cafes and restaurants.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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The Hotel Colonial from Veracruz, it is located at the Heart of thehistoric center of the city, inside the tradicional area called “Los Portales” and the “Zocalo”. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Colonial

Address: Lerdo 117 | Centro Historico, Veracruz 91700, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Veracruz > Veracruz
Price Range: RM125 - RM237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Colonial 3*
Number of rooms: 179
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“balcony if you love music and don't mind it late, sometimes they play till 2 a.m.”
 of 5 bubbles kaiwief, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Fifth floor sea side”
 of 5 bubbles 932earlk, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
“we really enjoyed out balcony, sound insulation was good”
 of 5 bubbles Matt_ATX, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I have stayed solo, as a couple, as family, and with friends, including a U.S. group I headed. Ask for a room overlooking the harbor, not the loud plaza. Do not expect a resort, at all. I suggest eating elsewhere, especially for breakfast. Food is an important reason for going to Veracruz.”
 of 5 bubbles Lalo_de_Mexico, 16 Jan 2014 | Read review
“ask for room in new building”
 of 5 bubbles sammeets, 7 May 2013 | Read review
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