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Hotel Frances, Guadalajara

3-star3 stars
Maestranza No. 35, Col. CentroGuadalajaraJAL44100Mexico

3-star hotel with restaurant, near Plaza de Armas
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Great location
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Vibe is not too good
Wellness Area
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved
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From 247 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Hotel Frances, Guadalajara

from $38
  • Standard Room
  • Suite
  • Junior Suite
  • Premium Suite

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 65 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-8 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (5 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport drop off (available 24 hours) *


  • Free valet parking


  • Area shuttle *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1610
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


El Molino Rojo - This family restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch.

Hotel Frances, Guadalajara’s small print

Also known as

  • Frances Guadalajara
  • Frances Hotel
  • Hotel Frances
  • Hotel Frances Guadalajara


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of MXN 90 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of MXN 350 per vehicle

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hotel Frances, Guadalajara


  • In Centro
  • Hospicio Cabanas - 13 min walk
  • Plaza de Armas - 2 min walk
  • Metropolitan Cathedral - 3 min walk
  • University of Guadalajara Assembly Hall - 19 min walk
  • Museo de Cera - 1 min walk
  • Plaza de la Liberacion - 1 min walk
  • Templo de San Agustin - 2 min walk

Getting around

  • Guadalajara, Jalisco (GDL-Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Intl.) - 28 min drive
  • Plaza Universidad Station - 5 min walk
  • San Juan de Dios Station - 7 min walk
  • Juarez Station - 14 min walk
  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • Airport drop-off service
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 336 reviews

Hotel Frances, Guadalajara
Valentines day with our friends.
We always take a group to Guadalajara every year and stay at the Francis we get suit #307 for about $65 usd. Very nice great location and this year it was Guads birthday on Valentines day weekend. The fireworks were unbelievable. La Fuerentes cantina is just 2 blocks down on Pino Suarez lots of action there. Horse and buggy rides were 200 pesos for 4 people. Fun Fun. Charles Bronson filmed one of his Death Wish films there.
douglas, us2 night trip
Hotel Frances, Guadalajara
Charming, Memorable. Great experiance.
Great fun staying in the heart of Guadalajara in a building built in 1610. If you like history you will love the experiance. Unfortunately the building needs repair but it was clean and servisable. The Mariachi music played in the open courtyard was excellent and could be heard in the whole building.
Ricardo, us2 night trip
Hotel Frances, Guadalajara
Very Good8.0
The hotel was amazing, mariachi every night. The hairdryer didn’t work I ask for one and their never take care of my request.
Veronica, us5 night family trip
Hotel Frances, Guadalajara
I dont not recommend this hotel old and smiling pi
I don't recommend this place it all.. pictures lie. Old building and smiling. The place needs to be renovation.
A Traveler, us1 night romance trip
Hotel Frances, Guadalajara
Bad internet. Toilets don’t flush. No heaters. Kinda eerie. Great location though and very clean.
Claudia, us1 night family trip

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Hotel Frances, Guadalajara

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