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Welcome to Casa Pipila; a beautiful Mexican style colonial building overlooking the picturesque city of Guanajuato. We are situated only 5 minutes walk from the Historic Center; close enough to enjoy the diverse selection of activities, restaurants and sights but far enough away to create a private and tranquil atmosphere where you can relax. You will find yourself at home here. Please note checkin is from 3pm to 10pm.Also, we do not accept pets or children under 7 years of age,sorry
Why stay at Casa Pipila?
- Excellent location only 5mins walk from the historic town centre
- Unique panoramic views from INSIDE your apartment
- Fully equipped living facilities
- Hand crafted furnishings and traditional Mexican decor
- Comfortable and tranquil atmosphere
- Friendly and knowledgeable staff
- Safe and Secure neighborhood
- 3 HUGE outdoor garden terraces with city views (check out the photos!) - this is very rare in Mexico and especially in Guanajuato
- Taxi service to and from the airport available on request (I highly recommend using this service to you get you to your apartment quickly and easily)
- Historic and cultural tours available on request
Casa Pipila has 2 apartments, each with a private entrance and fully equipped facilities for cooking, dining, sleeping and relaxing. The living areas are cozy, with timber furnishings and traditional Mexican decor. The french doors bring natural light and feature panoramic views of this unique and beautiful colonial city. Each apartment has two bedrooms (both with private bathroom). They can sleep up to 5 people (3 in one room and 2 in another - 2 double and 1 single bed with pillow top mattresses).
Casa Pipila also has 3 large, beautiful garden terraces which guests are invited to enjoy. Each terrace is equipped with tables and chairs, hammocks and fruit trees. The perfect location to relax, study Spanish or enjoy a glass of wine (or maybe all three).
The owner Dermot is from Ireland where he previously ran a successful Bed and Breakfast. Several years ago he moved to Guanajuato and fell in love with this magical, romantic city. Over the past year Dermot has worked extensively on renovating Casa Pipila to maintain its Mexican charm and character. Dermot enjoys sharing his wealth of knowledge surrounding Guanajuato and can help with any enquires. He often takes guests for free walking tours around the city - just ask him!
We can accommodate for short term and long term stays. If you are looking to stay for a month or longer please message us for our 'special' long term rates. We are happy to recommend or arrange other services around town such as Spanish schools, Tours, Buses, Real Estate, etc.
Please email us with any questions or requests you may have. It would be our pleasure to accommodate you.
-Guanajuato is a Unesco Heritage Site, 4 hours from Mexico City and a day trip away by bus to San Miguel and León.
-The apartment is a 5 minute walk to the Beautiful Historic Center, Callejon del Beso, and a 6 minute walk to the Pipila statue and the cable car.
-We are a 15 minutes walk or a $3 taxi ride away from a cinema and large supermarket with international wines and foods.
Guanajuato is located in a narrow valley with small streets and lots of stairs that wind up the mountainside. While this makes up a lot of the cities charm, it unfortunately means our apartments are not wheel chair accessible or appropriate for people who may have difficulty with stairs (both uphill and downhill).
Please note that i have a very strict cancellation policy.There is a 50 per cent refund issued if notice is given 1 month or more before arrival.If the guest cancels less than 7 days in advance,the nights not spent are not refunded.If the guest arrives and decides to leave early,the nights not spent are not refunded
I moved here from Ireland 4 years ago because I fell in love with Guanajuato. I worked in the hospitality business for years and I love meeting new people. I will be very happy to share with you all my favorite places here in this magical, romantic city.
Dermot purchased this apartment in 2013
I chose this property for the large outdoor space and the breathtaking views. From the garden terrace you can hear the music of the alleyway singers, the Callejonadas, just down the street. It has a great ambiance day and night.
Each apartment has a spectacular view of the city. The kitchens and decor are all traditional Mexican style and have been recently renovated to maintain its Mexican charm.
Totally recommend, the apartment is in a setting with so gorgeous a view, it's almost hard to believe the view is real! The place is up on the hill, and once you memorize the twisty alleys down you can get to and from the centre in 5 minutes.Dermot was very helpful and gave us many great tips! He even bumped into us one night and he walked us around town to show us good places to eat. Highly recommend Guanajuato and staying at Dermots place!
Our primary reason for booking this particular apartment was for the incredible view of the city, and we were not disappointed. Day or night, the panorama is truly mesmerizing!
My husband and I stayed in the bottom-level apartment, with direct access to the terrace. The apartment was clean and suited our needs just fine. The beds were very comfortable. The kitchen was well-equipped, including a much-appreciated hot pot for making cups of tea. The bathroom was compact, but the shower was good.
The steps were not a problem once we learned the way from the city up to the apartment, but it took a few days. Fortunately, taxis are cheap and it's even easier to walk down to the apartment from where they drop you off at the top of the hill.
We would not recommend visiting Guanajuato during the Cervantino Festival (held in October), only because the loud music goes late into the night and can be easily heard in the apartment. Or bring earplugs--they work for the barking dogs, too.
We would recommend taking Dermot's suggestion and hiring his recommended driver to pick you up if you're coming from the airport. Israel was waiting for us at the airport in Leon and took us directly to the apartment and got us inside. We would not have found the apartment without him: the "road" it's on is really a series of steps and there are very few addresses, if any, to be seen.
Given its close proximity to the city center and the unforgettable view, we would recommend this apartment to anyone visiting Guanajuato who is able to handle some steps!
Spent one month in Casa Pipila. Apartment was clean with the best views and great outdoor spaces. Dermot and apartment manager were quick to respond to our requests and asked often if we needed clean sheets or towels. Recommended driver Israel was fantastic. We booked Israel for several side trips and airport transports. He was always on time, courteous and very knowledgeable about the area. Guanajuato is a charming city and would recommend visiting during the Cervantino Festival.
This apartment is located in a residential area a few minutes away from downtown, everything was as described. Overall it's a very cozy little apartment up in the hills, nothing fancy, very simple and has everything you would need, after a long day of doing all the tourist things it's nice to go back to the view this apartment gives you. Dermot was very accomatading and answered every question I had, also offers other services with an extra cost which makes your trip to Guanajuato much easier and convenient. We will be back!!
What a charming place to stay. After spending 5 nights at Casa Pipila in Guanajuato my wife and I can't wait to return next summer. We will definitely stay with Dermot again. The views were exquisite as well as the atmosphere. The alleys, the street music, the restaurants, the cafe's, the museums, the markets, the statues, the theatres, everything just has this unique charm not found anywhere else in Mexico. I want to thank Dermot and his helper Michael for helping to make our stay unforgettable. Dermot's suggestions on what to do, where to eat, where to sight-see were all spot on. Michael was quick to help with any requests we had in the apartment, exchanging our empty water jug within minutes of requesting as well as giving us a free walking tour of the city.
Thanks again, we can't wait to see you again soon.
This was my first trip to Guanajuato and me and my husband loved Dermot's apartment. The location is just perfect and the views never get old, they truly are world class. The apartments were cozy and clean and Dermot and his staff made us feel very welcomed. I can't wait to return to this great city and Casa Pipila!
It is important to note that Guanajuato is located in a narrow valley with small streets and lots of stairs that wind up the mountainside. While this makes up a lot of the cities charm, it unfortunately means our apartments are not wheel chair accessible or appropriate for people who may have difficulty with stairs (both uphill and downhill). We strongly recommend that when guests first arrive and walk down to the town that they take a taxi ($3 max) back up to their apartment to ensure they don't get lost in the winding streets. This doubles as a scenic tour through the amazing tunnel network underneath the town. Details on how to do this are available in the guest arrival booklet available in your apartment.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest|
Please note that i have a very strict cancellation policy. If the guest cancels less than 7 days in advance,the nights not spent are not refunded.If the guest arrives and decides to leave early,the nights not spent are not refunded
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.