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Palm Springs, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the fourth time I am returning to Ensenada. The reason is simple, Excellent dental care by the best dentist I have ever encountered in my life! Dr Ortiz, Clinica del Puerto is centrally located and is walking distance from the El Cid. The hotel has safe free parking and a dedicated staff! Sometimes there is an employee that... More 

Thank robertnkenn
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean Hotel---Dated but decent City is typical Thirld World Cesspool--FILTHY--- Infested with HUSTLERS and BEGGARS Shoppes are RIP-OFF because of DISRESPECT for WHITES If you are AMERICAN---visit ANY CITY to see the SAME FILTH and POVERTY

1 Thank Wilbur W
Tijuana, Mexico
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a Basketball Tournament with Nephews, Hotel was in the right spot, at walking distance to shops, restaurants. Hotel needs an upgrade, specially the bathroom. Overall we were comfortable and would stay here again.

1 Thank Marilu2016-123
Shaken not Stirred!
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124 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is one of the oldest hotels in Ensenada, and has been maintained in very good condition. Has a very nice pool area in the back, free parking, and free bottled water in the rooms as well. We had a 3rd floor unit overlooking the main street with a small balcony. Street noise was not an issue. Rooms are very... More 

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La Paz, Mexico
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59 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This hotel is just a block off of the main tourist zone. The hotel was in a great location. There are restaurants and shopping all within a few blocks. The front desk was very friendly and gave us great advice of a reasonable restaurant. The decor is nice and room was spacious.

1 Thank Kimberly R
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is convenient if you would like something very close to, or in the Tourist Zone. It has free parking. I found sleeping there difficult, it is dated with few updates. The toiletries are only a liquid soap. The carpets are old and can be cleaner. If I ha seen the sheets in the light of the day I... More 

1 Thank Benedict C

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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73 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Located on the main backpackers/vacationers thoroughfare El Cid combines comfort and style with Baja Mexico charm. Clean and comfy the hotel was one of few that had a room available during the busy Ensenada Wine Festival season. After countless tries to find vacancy at other hotels/motels around the area we finally stumbled upon El Cid. Other hotels stated there would... More 

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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I have been stay at El Cid for 3 years very good service especially from Nico he speaks English & spanish he is very heplful with any questions i need directions or helping my family with my luggage the hotel is safe and very safe parking at night and day I plan on staying at El Cid because of excellent... More 

1 Thank Gabriela O
1 review
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The best hotel ever if this is a 4 star hotel ill give it a 5 star the best place to stay in!!!!!! It is so clean and on the best area to stay in. The pool was so clean and it was in order .🏖🏖👏☝🖒🖒

Thank Juan Carlos G
1 review
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I just want to say I was very impressed with this hotel! This was a last minute trip I took a chance in going to Ensenada without a room booked and I have 5 other people coming with me! I was very surprised to have found a room on the same day considering it was a busy weekend in Baja.... More 

Thank Lina M

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel has 52 Mediterranean style rooms offering a view either to the bay or to the pool from their private balcony. The decor of each bedroom is different and inspired by the rich Mexican culture. At the Best Western El Cid Hotel, you can enjoy the closeness, a few blocks, to the Riviera Cultural Center of the Pacific, the State Center for the Arts, the famous wagon "La Guerrerense", La Villa Mexicana plaza, the promenade and the civic plaza where cultural, gastronomic and musical events frequently take place. You can also explore the city by taxi, hired directly through our concierge. Near the hotel you can also hire: calandrias (horse carts), ATVs and bicycles to explore the city or move to the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN El Cid

Address: Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos 993, Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality 22800, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > Ensenada Municipality > Ensenada
Price Range: $66 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN El Cid 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
Best Western El Cid Hotel Ensenada
Best Western Hotel Ensenada
Best Western Ensenada
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Ensenada
#3 Spa Hotel in Ensenada
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“The rooms overlooking the street are fun and not noisy!”
 of 5 bubbles robertnkenn, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the USA no need to travel to see Mexicans they infest most American cities--”
 of 5 bubbles 81wilburw, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We liked the 3rd floor, no elevator though, view of the street and partial harbor...”
 of 5 bubbles El-Guapo-de-La-Noche, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor facing ocean is the room i always get love it”
 of 5 bubbles gabrielao88, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the blvd (3rd floor) have the best views!”
 of 5 bubbles 270linam, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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