Rosarito hotels

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What travelers to Rosarito are saying

Rosarito was great. Our visit included what we expected: beach and pool time, street tacos, beers and margaritas, a trip to Puerto Nuevo for a lobster dinner, etc. Be careful, of course. If you visit and 'act a fool', they will treat you like one (and rightfully so). Be respectful of the people and the places you visit and you will have a great, and safe time.
Senorita Gata Mar 23, 2015
Rosarito used to be a fun and nice place to go for a wknd. It seems abandon and way to dirty now. Most places look like they are not even open, filled with flies. Going a little south of Rosarito is a lot nicer!
claudia t. Apr 17, 2015
Very nice drive and nice beach view
Jose M. Mar 14, 2015


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Soak up the sun and relax in Rosarito, Mexico

Travel to Mexico to enjoy the enchanting shores of Rosarito, a community famed for its lively nightlife as well as some exquisite seafood dishes, which come from nearby Puerto Nuevo. Many who make the decision to stay in Rosarito hotels speak fondly of their time spent gazing at picturesque sunsets, riding horses on the beach or sharing drinks with new friends.


Tijuana International Airport

Although Tijuana International Airport (TIJ) is the closest airport, the vast majority of the flights landing here originate in Mexican cities, and none come from American locales. However, those flying from Tokyo or Shanghai do have the option of flying directly to this airport. A taxi from Tijuana International to Rosarito will cost about $40.

San Diego International Airport

San Diego International Airport (SAN) welcomes visitors to the greater San Diego-Tijuana metropolitan area from a variety of American communities, as well as international cities such as Toronto and London. A 10-minute trip on the 992 bus to the American Plaza station and a 45-minute journey on a Blue Line train will take you to the border. This trip will cost about $3 while a taxi ride to the border would set you back about $75. Once there, walk across the border and take a cab to Rosarito for roughly $25. Make sure to negotiate a price prior to starting the cab ride.

Where to stay

The best accommodations can be found on the Transpeninsular Highway, close to the center of Rosarito and near to the shore. Hotel Festival Plaza is an ocean view resort complex in the heart of Rosarito Beach, complete with a colorful Ferris Wheel, restaurants, pools and Jacuzzis just a few steps away from the beach.



The beaches are arguably Rosarito's most impressive feature. The white shoreline is flat and wide, and the water is some of the clearest in the region. Many head to Rosarito to enjoy the incredible surfing, snorkeling, kayaking, camping and fishing opportunities that are available. Music is often played on the beaches, but you can easily avoid that if you wish for a quiet atmosphere as the majestic beach goes on for 20 miles.

Boulevard Benito Juarez

This area is home to many of the clubs and restaurants that Rosarito is known for. Papas & Beer, the West Coast's largest beach club, has been a go-to place in Rosarito since 1988. The famous Rosarito Beach Hotel is also located here; entertainers who have stayed in these prestigious accommodations include Orson Welles and Marilyn Monroe. Live events are regularly held here as well. Boulevard Benito Juarez is also home to several fun places to go shopping. The Mexican furniture found here is especially sought-after.

Puerto Nuevo

Those who enjoy lobster are encouraged to take a brief 10-mile trip further south to Puerto Nuevo as the freshly caught and prepared lobster that is regularly enjoyed here can only be described as sublime. Impressively, this community of 135 people is home to nearly 40 restaurants that focus on lobster dishes.


Rosarito-Ensenada bike rides

A pair of Rosarito-Ensenada bike rides take place around May 1 and October 1. The first 35 miles of the 50-mile journey consist of a scenic coastal ride, before the course cuts inland for the rest of the journey along rolling hills adjacent to peaceful farms. A party then awaits the thousands of riders at the finish line in Ensenada.

Rosarito-Puerto Nuevo Half Marathon

Those who would rather explore the beautiful road between Rosarito and Puerto Nuevo at a slower pace are encouraged to enter this event, which takes place in the fall. Many finishers reward themselves with a tasty lobster meal after the race.


The regional climate greatly contributes to Rosarito's popularity; it is generally comfortable to be outside at any point in the year. High temperatures in the summer are in the mid-70s, while the average high in January is 66 degrees.

Recently booked Rosarito hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Las Rocas Resort & Spa 1 day ago 3 stars $80

Recently Rated Rosarito Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Hotel Festival Plaza
3.2 / 5
41 reviews
2 stars Choose dates
Las Rocas Resort & Spa
3.6 / 5
47 reviews
3 stars $80
Las Olas Resort and Spa
2.3 / 5
3 reviews
4 stars $317
Quinta Del Sol
1.6 / 5
11 reviews
2 stars Choose dates
Brisas del Mar
1.7 / 5
3 reviews
2 stars Choose dates

Featured Rosarito Hotels

From $42

1 Good Nite Inn Chula Vista - San Diego South Bay

2 stars
3.4 / 5 334 reviews

225 Bay Blvd.

Special Savings - Save 33% on your stay!

-Only 2 blocks from the Trolley Station that can deliver you to the Gaslamp District, the S.D. Convention Center, Old Town, Fashion Valley Mall, Petco Park, Quallcomm stadium, even the Tijuana...

Beds were very comfortable and very clean and at a very good price . It was very easy access from freeway
Dec 1, 2015
From $80

2 Las Rocas Resort & Spa

3 stars
3.6 / 5 47 reviews

Carretera Libre Tijuana-Ensenada

Free Wi-Fi internet access & Parking

Las Rocas features a breathtaking oceanfront setting, a diversity of accommodations with 180 degree ocean views, and award winning restaurant offering Puerto Nuevo Style Lobster and the finest...

noisey loud music
This is in a great location and a beautiful ocean view, but for some reason hotels along the Mexico coast love to blast their DJ music all night long. Get a room as far away from the bar as possible!
Aug 19, 2015
From $98

3 Pueblito Inn

3 stars
3.0 / 5 6 reviews

Blrd. Benito Juarez No. 286

Save 35% off per night

Pueblito Inn is the ideal place for any occasion: a romantic honeymoon, an awaited vacation with family and friends, or simply looking for a refuge against the daily life. Luxury & comfort 47...

Hot Water takes too long, receptionist doesn't speak english
The Room had no heater, hot water took 7-10 minutes (We had to run it for a long time before it would be hot enough to use) Wifi signal was very bad, and slow at times. The receptionist didn't...
Nov 30, 2015
From $317

4 Las Olas Resort and Spa

4 stars
2.3 / 5 3 reviews

KM. 35.5 Carr. Libre Rosarito-Ensenada

At Las Olas Resort and Spa, luxury surrounds you in a setting of lush Baja beauty. The newest luxury resort destination in the Baja region, Rosarito is situated on an untouched 20-mile peninsula,...

The building stands, but the place is a ghost town. I paid top dollar for a top dollar experience. I was immensely deceived. The staff that was there was invaluably helpful, but there was nobody...
Oct 10, 2014
From $31

5 Travelodge San Ysidro

2 stars
2.8 / 5 105 reviews

190 East Calle Primera

Stay 3, Save 25%

The San Ysidro Travelodge is only one exit away from the Tijuana Border and is also in walking distance to the popular Plaza De Las Americas Outlet Mall. We are also conveniently located within 15...

good value for money
satisfied with location and overall with bed room etc
Nov 1, 2015

6 Quinta Del Sol

2 stars
1.6 / 5 11 reviews

BLVD. Benito Juarez NO. 25500

Quintas del Sol is one of the best value hotels in the Rosarito area, close to the border city of Tijuana. The property has easy access to the beach, which is just two blocks away, and also...

I will never stay here again. Beds are hard. Windows are broken. An employee of theirs had his car playing music with the bass incredibly loud and when I asked the front desk what time was quiet...
Sep 7, 2014

7 Hotel Festival Plaza

2 stars
3.2 / 5 41 reviews

Benito Juarez 1207-1

A 2.5-acre entertainment and ocean view resort complex in the heart of Rosarito Beach. Identified by its colorful unique Ferris-Wheel and fairy design, a variety of restaurants and plaza...

Everything Terrible Except the Staff
Awful amenities and not clean at all. Room was right next to the loudest club I have ever heard, so we had no choice but to stay awake until 5am. The worst experience I have ever had at a hotel.
Oct 28, 2015

8 Rosarito Beach Condo Hotel

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Blvd. Benito Juarez No. 31

The Rosarito Beach Condo Hotel is the first hotel serviced luxury resort on the Baja Gold Coast. Guests will enjoy amazing ocean views from one of our studio, one bedroom one bathroom, two bedroom...

From $175

9 Rosarito Inn Condominium Hotel

3 stars
3.8 / 5 17 reviews

Blvd Benito Juarez

Beach front - marketing description 2000 characters.

Great family trip
Room was clean,close to all the entertainment that's in rosarito,pool was great,will be back soon!!
Aug 26, 2015
From $63

10 City Express Tijuana Insurgentes

3 stars
4.0 / 5 32 reviews

Blvd. Insurgentes 5950, Col. El Lago

FREE Buffet Breakfast + Wi-Fi Internet Access

City Express Tijuana Insurgentes the solution for business travelers who are looking for quality, comfortable and practical accommodation at affordable prices. This brand targets guests that are...

short stay
Our stay at the City Express Tijuana was great we were pleasantly surprised. To be honest, I don't expect much when staying at hotels in Mexico, I just assume that the experience isn't comparable...
Dec 8, 2015
From $61

11 Gamma by Fiesta Inn Tijuana

3 stars
3.8 / 5 4 reviews

Blvd Tijuana no. 17226

Gamma is a new hotel concept backed by Fiesta Inn. The hotels offer modern design, warm and friendly service and everything you need for a unique and enjoyable stay wherever you travel. The Gamma...

Good better if you book 1+ nights
Very good the only problem is the AC units won't cool a room down I think they need new ones, the night I went it was very muggy so we really needed the fresh air. The place is very nice the staff...
Sep 16, 2015
From $58

12 BEST WESTERN South Bay Inn

3 stars
3.3 / 5 107 reviews

710 E Street

Save 15% on your stay

Choose this Chula Vista, California hotel located close to Coronado Island, downtown San Diego and the Coors Amphitheatre. Welcome to the BEST WESTERN South Bay Inn located in the heart of Chula...

Old, somewhat unclean in a rough area
The location for this hotel is in a somewhat sketchy part of town. Additionally, the room is not clean and somewhat old. Despite the room being non-smoking, it still smelled like smoke. Finally,...
Nov 17, 2015

13 Rosarito Beach Hotel

3 stars
3.1 / 5 59 reviews

Blvd. Benito Juarez 31

Welcome to one of Baja's most famous landmarks, the legendary ocean front Rosarito Beach Hotel and Resort. Located just 30 miles south of San Diego,has been welcoming guests for over eighty years....

Terrible stay!
Experience here was really bad due to the less then 1 star rooms they put you in when you book through o r b i t z.
Nov 21, 2014

14 Brisas del Mar

2 stars
1.7 / 5 3 reviews

Blvd. Benito Juarez No. 22

Located one block from the beach, this hotel is ideal for families and couples wanting to get away. Recreational amenities at Brisas del Mar include an outdoor pool and a spa tub. The property...

From $114

15 Hotel Lucerna Tijuana

3 stars
4.3 / 5 44 reviews

Paseo de Los Heroes # 10902

FREE WiFi + Business Center + more

Located in the heart of the financial area of the city and close to the best restaurants, shopping centers and tourist attractions. It is just 9 minutes away from the international airport and 4...

stay at lucerna anytime i'm in TJ always excellent
stay at lucerna aeverytime i am in TJ ALWAYS EXCELLENT
Dec 17, 2015
From $75

16 BEST WESTERN Chula Vista Inn

3 stars
3.6 / 5 45 reviews

946 Broadway

Save 10% on your stay

This charming Chula Vista hotel offers great amenities and is just minutes away from downtown San Diego, the Olympic Training Center and the Chula Vista Marina. The BEST WESTERN Chula Vista Inn...

Never again
The attendant was rude. Room was ok but no amenities. Cost of stay to much for being best western. And being old. Hotel.
Dec 19, 2015
From $75

17 City Express Tijuana Rio

2 stars
3.8 / 5 45 reviews

Dr Atl # 6, Zona Rio

City Express Tijuana Rio is a contemporary business class hotel; its casual atmosphere makes it an excellent option for all types of guests.The rooms are spacious, very neat with minimalist taste...

Return from US
It was a perfect ending for our US trip very near to the airport and god breakfast
Oct 20, 2015
From $104

18 Hercor Hotel

3 stars
4.3 / 5 28 reviews

692 H Street

Hercor is a entirely new class of hotel -Urban Boutique-. Its main attributes are innovative- sophisticate- highly stylish - a blend of magnificence design - lasting comfort and complete...

Small but perfectly located.
This was a small hotel that was really conveniently located. The public trolley was only five minutes walk and it only took twenty minutes to get in to the centre of San Diego. Plenty of nice shops...
Sep 9, 2015

19 Real del Mar Golf Resort & Spa

3 stars
2.3 / 5 3 reviews

Km. 19.5 Carretera Escenica Tijuana-Ensenada

Welcome Cocktail (One Mojito) in Havana Restaurant

Real Del Mar Hotel is located in a contemporary golf, spa, equestrian and tennis resort, set on ancient lands.Catering to discerning guests, it offers modern conveniences within its inviting...

From $139

20 Marriott Tijuana

4 stars
4.1 / 5 24 reviews

Blvd. Agua Caliente No. 11553 Col. Aviacion

40% off- XMAS SALE!

The Marriott Tijuana is an Avant Garde concept of minimalist architecture located on the main Boulevard of the beautiful city of Tijuana, opposite the golf course the race track and two blocks from...

Awesome stay in Tijuana
Great staff! Always willing to accommodate. The hotel is close to everything.
Sep 9, 2015