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San Miguel de Allende and the Heartland Hotels

Posada El Castillo

Pros

  • The story behind the place
  • Proximity to Indian villages and outdoor activities

Cons

  • A little difficult to get to
  • Requires some degree of roughing it

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

When he wasn't living in his jungle hut, Edward James stayed in town (a 10-minute drive away) in a whimsical house that feels like an extension of the garden structures at Las Pozas—except that it has walls. The house, El Castillo (the Castle), is now a quirky inn run by Lenore and Avery Danziger, who produced an outstanding documentary film about James that they screen for guests. Rooms are adorned with simple wooden furnishings; the best rooms have huge Gothic windows

and panoramic mountain views. You can arrange to have meals here; otherwise, there are few dining options in the area.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Ocampo 105, Xilitla, San Luis Potosí, 79900, Mexico

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Phone:

489-365–0038

Hotel Details:

  • No credit cards
  • 8 rooms

Updated 12/31/1969

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