Because Guadalajara is so spread out geographically, driving distances between hotels can be as much as 30+ minutes. Note: some of these hotels are located in Tlaquepaque, an artisan based suburb about 20 minutes from downtown Guadalajara. We have visited, stayed or received recommendations for most of the ones listed below. Readers have also emailed us their comments about some of these hotels and in some cases have suggested additional properties which we have added to this list. Average prices are listed with each hotel.
We are always in need of hotel recommendations for Guadalajara – if you have any comments regarding the hotels listed below or to add a hotel not listed here, please email Dave
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Best Western Hotel Fenix is located 2 blocks south of the Plaza de Armas at Corona 160. No pets are allowed. Features 260 rooms, including some that contain balconies. Rated 3 stars. They also have meeting rooms and a restaurant. Some rooms have safes. Prices range from $75 to $80. For more information call Phone Number 3-614-5714.
Best Western Plaza Genova is rated three stars and is located in the city center at Ave Juarez 123. Prices range from $60 to $65. They have 197 room, an exercise room and a dining room. Some of the rooms have whirlpools. Phone Number 3-613-7500.
Camino Real is rated 4 stars and is located on Highway 15 at Ave Vallarta 5005. An enclosed parking lot is located on site. The prices range from $134 to $170. Guests can use a putting green, 4 pools, and a lighted tennis court.
Carlton Hotel is located 12 blocks south of the Plaza de Armas at 16 de Septiembra and Ninos Heroes. Features 202 rooms and a near downtown location. They are rated 3 stars. Prices average $85 all year. A restaurant is also located on site. Phone Number 3-614-7272.
Casa de las Flores , a Bed & Breakfast is located about 15 minutes away from the historic center of Guadalajara and only 3 blocks away from the center of Tlaquepaque. This is a great location because this B&B is surrounded by many local artisans. Their rates are $95.00 (U.S. dollars) single occupancy per night, plus $15.00 dollars for each additional person per room. There is a 17% Mexican federal and State tax that is not included in the above room rate.
Casa de las Flores accepts Pesos, U.S. dollars and credit cards. For more information call directly from the United States or Canada at: Phone Number 011-52-33-3659-3186, within Mexico but outside Guadalajara: 01-3-659-3186 or within Guadalajara: 659-3186.
Be sure to visit their web site: www.casadelasflores.com
Casa del Retono comes highly recommended to me by someone who just returned from vacationing in Guadalajara. It is a small B&B located in Tlaquepaque. It is locally owned and operated and has excellent local ambiance. Pricing ranges from $90 to $130 US per night. 8 rooms are available. Case Del Retono also functions as an artisan house and as a result offers opportunities to learn about painting, modeling, & traditional pottery. They are located at Matamoros #182. Phone (52) 35-87-39-89 or visit their website at: www.lacasadelretono.com.mx
Casa Madonna La Providence Hotel Boutique is the only Bed & Breakfast located in the city of Guadalajara. There are many fine hotels in Guadalajara, but a stay in Casa Madonna is so much more quiet, comfortable and relaxing. It is located in a large and beautifully restored historic home only 5 minutes from “downtown” in the “Colonia Americana”, which is also the “financial zone” of the city.
Continental Plaza Guadalajara World Trade Center is located at the Expo and World Trade Center at Ave de Las Rosas. A large property, features 466 rooms within 20 stories. Prices average $250 all year long. They are rated 4 stars. Phone Number 3-678-0505.
Crowne Plaza Guadalajara is located off of highway 15 on Glorieta Mariana Otero on Lopez Mateos Sur #2500. They have 293 rooms on very nicely landscaped grounds. Also features a heated pool, 2 lighted tennis courts and meeting rooms. They are rated 4 stars. Prices average $140 all year. Phone Number 30634-1034.
Fiesta Inn Guadalajara is located near the Expo Center at Mariano Otero 1550. 158 rooms are located within 9 stories. This property is rated 3 stars. A restaurant is on site. Prices are $96 year round. Phone Number 3-669-3200.
Guadalajara Plaza Lopez Mateos is located at Ave Lopez Mateos Sur 2128. They are rated 3 stars and they have 142 rooms. There is a restaurant on site. Prices average $90 year round. Phone Number 3-647-5300.
Holiday Inn Casa Grande is located at the Guadalajara International Airport about 25 minutes outside of town. Its located at Calle Interior Aeropuerto 45640. It is connected to the main terminal via a covered skywalk. They have 164 rooms in 4 stories. For a stopover you can’t beat this place. They are rated 3 stars. Their prices are $120 year round. Phone Number 3-678-9000.
Holiday Inn Select is located near the Minerva Fountain at Ave Ninos Heroes 3089. They have 220 rooms and their prices range from $85 to $95. They are rated 3 stars. Phone Number 3-122-2020.
Hotel Roma Guadalajara is located in the downtown area at Ave Juarez 170. They have 174 rooms within five stories. They are rated 2 stars. Also features a dining room.
Hotel Country Plaza is located on Ave Americas 1170. There are 120 rooms in 4 stories. They are rated 3 stars and they have an indoor heated pool. Phone Number 3-633-4633.
Hotel de Mendoza is located in the historic district opposite the Degollado Theatre at Venustiano Carranza 16. They have 104 rooms and are rated 3 stars. Contains meeting rooms, a small pool, and a dining room. Their prices range from $77 to $90 year round. Phone Number 3-613-4646. Website: www.demendoza.com.mx
Hotel el Frances is rated two stars and is located in the heart of the historic district at Maestranza 35 kitty corner to the main plaza. They have 60 rooms in 4 stories. They are rated 2 stars. Their prices average about $90 (tax included) for single rooms year round. For ease of convenience to historical attractions and the historic district, and at a great price, you can’t beat this place. Very historical. Phone Number 3-613-1190. – More Information Here
Hotel Fiesta Americana Guadalajara is rated 4 stars and is located on Minerva Circle at the junction of Ave Vallarta and Ave Lopez Mateos at Aurelio Aceves 225. They have 391 rooms in 18 stories. Phone Number 3-825-3434.
Hotel Guadalajara Plaza Expo is located at the Expo Center at Ave Mariano Otero 3261. This hotel is located within walking distance of the expo. There are 204 rooms located in 5 stories. They are rated 3 stars. There is a dining room. Phone Number 3-669-0215.
Hotel Nuevo Real Vallarta is not located in the famous beach town of Puerto Vallarto, but rather is located at on Highway 15 at Ave Vallarta 5549. Features 42 rooms in 3 stories. The price is $72 year round. They are rated 2 stars. Phone Number 3-629-8610.
Hotel Plaza Diana is located at Agustin Yanez 2760. Features 161 rooms in 6 stories. They have a heated pool and an exercise room. Some rooms have radios, refrigerators, and whirlpools. They offer transportation to and from the airport. Prices range from $74 to $94. They are rated 2 stars. Phone Number 3-615-5510.
Hotel 1970 Posada Guadalajara, Curio Collection by Hilton is located on Ave Lopez Mateos 1280. 172 rooms are located in 8 stories. They have a dining room.
Hotel Vista Plaza del Sol is rated one star and they are located in the Plaza Del Sol on Ave Lopez Mateos Sur 2375. They have 354 rooms, meeting rooms and a heated pool. The restaurant is open 24 hours a day. Phone Number 3-647-8790.
Las Pergolas Gran Hotel is rated 2 stars and is located near the Minerva Circle at Ave Morelos 2244. Features 158 rooms in 4 stories. Some rooms have bars and refrigerators. Phone Number 3-615-0088.
La Villa del Ensuenoa” is a Bed & Breakfast that is well worth a visit. This is an awesome 4 star bed & breakfast with many beautiful courtyards and balconies in the heart of Tlaquepaque. Talk to Vincent who is an excellent source of local travel information. ~ Rhoda
You can reserve lodging at this beautiful hotel by calling Phone Number 800-220-8689 OR 818-597-1979 in the United States. Visit their web site: www.mexonline.com/ensueno.htm
Motor Hotel de las Americas is rated one star and is located off of Highways 15 and 80 at Ave Presidente Lopez Mate 2400 sur. Features 100 rooms, most with private balconies. Phone Number 3-631-4415.
Presidente Inter-Continental Guadalajara is rated 4 stars and is located across from the Plaza del Sol (A shopping area/mall). They have 414 rooms in 13 stories. They also have a heated pool, exercise room, saunas, and a whirlpool. Some rooms have refrigerators and whirlpools.
Note: starting at $600, guests of El Presidente in Guadalajara can sign up for the “Tequila Package” – complete with a two nights’ stay, round-trip transportation to the town of Tequila, a tour of the Mundo Cuervo tequila distillery, tequila tastings, and live Mariachi music and Mexican cowboys for entertainment. The hotel also just added a new tequila lounge to its roaster, featuring a menu of 100 premium brands of tequila.
Ask for the “Tequila Package” includes:
— Two nights accommodations in a deluxe double room
— Tequila cocktails upon arrival
— Round-trip transportation to the town of Tequila, with tequila tastings and an inside look at the Mundo Cuervo agave plantation and tequila distillery
— Breakfast daily at Frutas & Flores restaurant
Quinta Don Jose B&Bis located in Tlaquepaque. This B&B offers reasonable lodging rates, a beautiful setting, and unique personal service. For more information please visit their website. Also be sure to review their “photo gallery” – it will make you drool, especially if you are sitting on your ass now in some cold climate in the middle of winter. Website: www.quintadonjose.com
Quinta Real Guadalajara is located near the Minerva Fountain on Lopez Mateos Ave at Ave Mexico 2727. They are rated 4 stars. Contains 76 rooms in an elegant atmosphere – very luxurious rooms. The inner gardens are very nicely landscaped. Phone Number 3-615-0000.
Hotel San Francisco Plaza is one of the best bargains in downtown Guadalajara; it is located at Degollado 267. This hotel has great old-world style, is quiet and has good sized rooms. Their Phone Number is 3/613-8954. Contains 76 rooms with free parking. Pricing is around $70 per night. The price also includes all taxes and a great breakfast. Major credit cards are taken. This hotel has been on Frommers Travel list of “best Inns” in Guadalajara.
Suites Hotel Posada Del Marques is located near the Minerva Circle at V Salado Alvarez 72. They are rated 2 stars and are an apartment motel. They have 23 rooms. All rooms have kitchens. There is no elevator for the 3 stories. Phone Number 3-630-3048.