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Top Rated Ensenada Hotels

Hotel Cortez
Hotel Cortez
3.5 out of 5.0 Avda Lopez Mateos 1089, Ensenada, BC
Free Cancellation
$90
4.2/5 (25 reviews)

It was very clean. The restaurant staff were very knowledgeable and made excellent recommendations. The food was good. The lobster was a little dry and did not come with melted butter. The only thing I did not like was the size of the standard room. Felt like I was on a cruise ship. With the upgraded ...

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2019
Guests of Hotel Cortez have access to an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a ...
Best Western El Cid
Best Western El Cid
3.0 out of 5.0 Ave. López Mateos #993, Ensenada, BC
Free Cancellation
$44
3.9/5 (14 reviews)

Bathroom needs some work, weird layout of the toilet and shower.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2020
At Best Western El Cid, guests have access to an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. You can take advantage of free parking, along with ...
Encuentro Guadalupe
Encuentro Guadalupe
3.0 out of 5.0 Km. 75 Carretera Tecate-Ensenada, Valle de Guadalupe, BC
Free Cancellation
$294
4.3/5 (6 reviews)

Everything was amazing the view everything i would definitely visit again.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019
Guests staying at Encuentro Guadalupe enjoy a rooftop terrace, free WiFi in public areas, and a garden. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an ...
San Nicolas Hotel and Casino
San Nicolas Hotel and Casino
3.5 out of 5.0 Primera & Guadalupe s/n, Ensenada, BC
$92
3.5/5 (50 reviews)

The water in the hotel was salt water in the shower.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019
Renovated in 2019, San Nicolas Hotel and Casino offers a casino, an outdoor pool, and 3 spa tubs. There's free parking, and an airport shuttle (available on ...
Contemplación Hotel Boutique
Contemplación Hotel Boutique
3.0 out of 5.0 Parcela 325 Calle Merlot, Ejido El Porvenir, Valle de Guadalupe, BC
$176
5.0/5 (1 reviews)
Guests staying at Contemplación Hotel Boutique enjoy a winery, free WiFi in public areas, and a computer station. There's free parking if you drive. The front ...
Casa Mayoral
Casa Mayoral
3.0 out of 5.0 Carretera Tecate-Ensenada Km. 88.5, Valle de Guadalupe, BC
Free Cancellation
$81
5.0/5 (2 reviews)

This place was amazing! I definitely want to go back next year

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019
Guests staying at Casa Mayoral enjoy free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a picnic area. If you decide to drive, there's free parking. Front-desk staff ...
El Cielo Winery and Resort, By Karisma
El Cielo Winery and Resort, By Karisma
4.5 out of 5.0 Carretera Guadalupe-El Tigre Parcela 118, Km. 7.5, Ejido El Porvenir, Valle de Guadalupe, BC
Free Cancellation
$273
4.0/5 (3 reviews)

Our stay here was excellent. The staff was all very friendly and helpful as well as english speaking. The room and location is extremely tranquil and beautiful. We had breakfast in one of the properties restaurants which was delicious. My only comment would be that they need room service and maybe ...

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019
Built in 2017, the brand new El Cielo Winery and Resort, By Karisma features a winery, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. You can take advantage of free ...
Oeno Wine Resort
Oeno Wine Resort
3.0 out of 5.0 Carr. Francisco Zarco - El Tigre Km 11, Valle de Guadalupe, BC
Free Cancellation
$150
4.0/5 (2 reviews)

Very clean room, rather small, good shower and water pressure. Very secure, with 24 hour gate and watchman.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2018
Guests of Oeno Wine Resort enjoy features like a winery, free WiFi in public areas, and microwave in a common area. There's free parking and an airport shuttle ...
City Express Plus Ensenada
City Express Plus Ensenada
3.0 out of 5.0 Carretera Tijuana - Ensenada km 104, El Sauzal, Ensenada, BC
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4.1/5 (11 reviews)

We've highly recommended this location to everyone we know. It's super clean, new & modern style, friendly and very accommodating staff who also understand & speak English. Their rooftop pool area is gorgeous and plenty of lounge seating to go up and enjoy the ocean and sunset view. Breakfast was ...

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020
Guests of City Express Plus Ensenada enjoy a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. A stay here includes free parking. The front desk ...

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Explore gorgeous seaside Ensenada, Mexico

This charming Pacific port town is the third-largest city on the Baja California peninsula. For many years, visitors to the sleepy little Mexican town some call the “Cinderella of the Pacific” were mostly day-tripping surfers and college students from San Diego, about two hours to the north. Today, Ensenada is abuzz with activity every day and night of the week. Daytime fun includes deep-sea fishing excursions, wine tours, whale-watching, horseback riding on the beach, volleyball and surfing. Travelers hoping for a wilder weekend will find plenty of fun at world-famous Hussong's Cantina, a local and visitor favorite since 1892.

Where to stay
Estero Beach Hotel & Resort

Stay at this classic property to enjoy a real Old Baja experience. A favorite of travelers since the 1950s, this gracious family-owned hotel provides easy access to one of the nicest private beaches in the Ensenada area. Two outdoor swimming pools, two hot tubs, a swim-up bar, private cottages and available in-room massage service promise serious relaxation. Kayaking, fishing, tennis courts, boat launch and a playground for the kiddies are also on-site, with golfing, surfing lessons and eco-tours available nearby.

Hotel Coral & Marina

Every room at the affordable, family-friendly Hotel Coral comes with a private balcony and ocean view. Situated at the scenic northern end of the Port of Ensenada, the Hotel Coral offers high-value amenities and services. A small grocery store and restaurant are also on-site, and the indoor and outdoor swimming pools are open year-round.

Where to eat

Ensenada's proximity to the warm Pacific Ocean makes it a natural for every kind of eatery, from first-class seafood restaurants to funky and flavorful street food vendors. Ensenada is abundant with fresh seafood and ripe produce during every season of the year. For those who aren’t too keen on seafood, La Stella is a beloved local Italian eatery, known for amazing pizzas. If you have the amenities to prepare meals in Ensenada hotel rooms, you'll want to shop at local supermarkets, bakeries and meat markets.

If you think you may be sensitive to the local water, avoid iced beverages and remember that most food servers and hotel staff will be happy to fulfil your request for unopened bottled water.

Best time to visit Ensenada

Summertime in Baja California can be scorching hot, but there are plenty of air-conditioned restaurants, bars, nightclubs and Ensenada hotels. Because the city sits right on the coast, the sea breeze means temperatures in Ensenada are rarely as severe as inland Baja. In the winter and spring months, however, the weather in Ensenada can change quickly from comfortably warm to tremendously rainy.

Surfers who come to Ensenada are reminded that the most massive waves of the year tend to occur during wintertime. It is worth noting that surfers and divers are advised to bring a full wetsuit no matter the time of year. The deep-sea canyons off the northern Baja peninsula funnel super-chilled water up to the surface. The water temperature at a surf break in Ensenada can be a whopping 10 degrees cooler than the water off San Diego on the same day.

How to get to Ensenada

A lot of people who travel to Ensenada arrive on a cruise ship or make the two-hour drive on I-5 south from San Diego, California. If you drive into Mexico, be sure to pre-purchase Mexican auto insurance online or stop at the border and buy Mexican insurance prior to entering the country. U.S. automobile insurance is not recognized anywhere south of the border.

Americans are required to have a passport to enter Mexico whether they arrive on a cruise ship, airplane or car through a border crossing. The nearest airport is Tijuana International Airport, located 75 miles away.

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