Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Irapuato
Travel Blogs from Irapuato
Best: the bright colours of San Miguel de Allende + Guanajuato, two World Heritage Sites
Worst: the weather continues cool
Up before 0530. Two ablutions and decided to stay up. The 'boutique hotel' materials talks about complimentary coffee [and cookies] service from 0530 but when I asked for it at 0600 I was told it would hot be available until another staff member came in at 0700. It was raining when I stepped outside at 0600. Computer stuff ...
... in shady plazas watching the world go by while drinking our new novelty drink Micheladas (beer with a lot of spices and chilli in it).
This place is covered in terracotta beauty and I want to buy it all! Unfortunately not practical for the plane journey home so left empty handed...boo!
Sarah and Rob x
I was standing enjoying the view of the town when this guy approached me and started babbling away far too fast for me to understand but he wanted to take my photo. At first I figured this was one of those "can I take your photo" and then 5 minutes later you're given something with your picture on it and told how much it costs. So after clearing that up that that wasn't what he wanted I said okay.
He goes back to the shade of Pipila with ...
... for quite a while, but I couldn't shake the idea that I must have missed something. After tearing apart my jengalike packing job for fifteen minutes, border patrol decided I was on the level and told me I could be on my way. Arenīt you idiots supposed to be looking the other way?
Mexican customs consisted of "Buenos Dias, Senor," Stamp, Stamp. Nevertheless the border town was dusty, ...
... Spanish, and unelss you are fluent it is not worth the entrance fee.
I headed back to Guanujuato and headed up the Funicular (located next to el Teatro Juarez) to the monument above the city. A great view both in the day at night. If you head East of el Teatro Juarez there is a small Callejon before the Museum of Don Quixjote that will take you up and save you the fee. Itīs quite the walk so avoid the midday climb. A beautiful view well worth the time regardless ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility