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Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

I was in mexico over the weekend and after going hotel to hotel I stayed at this one and it couldn't have been any better. Watched the fight at the cool bar, there was good music and people were dancing and the place was very live, didn't try their food at the bar but in the morning I did go...

Thank William A
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Great experience at La Fonda for our 42nd wedding anniversary. Located on the free road about 20 kilometers south of downtown Rosarito, La Fonda is located on a bluff right on the ocean. Good prices and great food compliment the wonderful ambiance and friendly wait staff. You won't be disappointed by your trip to La Fonda.

Thank oahu-jack
Torrance, California
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

We booked Bungalow 21, one of their best rooms, but upon check in, we were told there is only 1 King bed even though we were 4 people. So they booked us in room 5 with 2 king beds. The room was small and you could barely pass by each other on the way to the bathroom. Bathroom door didn't...

Thank jpbeechtree
Carlsbad, California, United States
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We have come here before, while staying in La Mision (nearby housing community) and came here again this year after surfing Alistos, K58. The views are fantastic and if you can get a seat overlooking the beach it's very much worth it. The vibe is a good mix of locals from the La Fonda area and people staying at the...

1Thank Avi G
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 8 December 2015

My wife had their buffet like 10 years ago. We were passing by on our back from Ensenada and she convinced me to stop. I am glad she did. It was a Saturday, so no buffet, but it is a quaint place, incredible ocean view. a couple chickens cruising around. A guitarist was playing live music, songs from the 60's...

Thank RickGuerito
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This was my first time at this hotel and by far one of my favorites. To start the outside of the hotel is very hacienda looking and the vibrant colors add much character to the charm. I had the pleasure of staying in Room #21 and the view was just Spectacular words are not enough to explain the authenticity of...

1Thank Juliet S
Modesto, California
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I remember the Sunday brunch being amazing and it didn't disappoint after a decade. everything from mexican stews , fresh fruit, omelet station, huevos rancheros, Chile rellenos , I could go on the bottomless Margaritas & Bloody Marys didn't hurt either. With many steps down to the very quite beach its a great way to walk off the big meal.

3Thank CND02
Bonita, California
Reviewed 30 August 2015

This review is for the restaurant just south of what was the original La Fondas. Both still bear the name La Fonda (how confusing is that?), but the north one, the original location, has gone downhill, while the south one is updated with tasteful live music, and fine food. We went with several friends and watched the sun go down...

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

The buffet was reasonably priced and a good way to try various items. We loved the green chili stew and tge tacos. The staff was friendly and helpful. And we were served sugar almond cookies at the end and they were delicious!

1Thank NationsMan
Costa Mesa, California
Reviewed 22 August 2015

We had gone here before the feud. Staff are friendly, food is good, view is great. Spa service is okay. The worst this time was the bed bugs. My daughter, son in law and several of their friends were eaten alive.

7Thank Jan W

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Additional Information about La Fonda Hotel & Restaurant

Address: Ensenada Km 59.5, La Mision, Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality 22765, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > Ensenada Municipality > Ensenada
Price Range: $131 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 36
Also Known As:
La Fonda Hotel, Restaurant Hotel Rosarito
Hotel La Fonda Rosarito
La Fonda Mexico
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“to located this place use la mision exit or by alisitos exit take the free road.. after the stp,”
 of 5 bubbles pedror393, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“reserve with time.”
 of 5 bubbles chainem2016, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“My purpose is to review the restaurant. Not impressed w/ the La Fonda Hotel. BUT there are very close other choices.”
 of 5 bubbles lpdh1937, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in room 9 and it was perfect”
 of 5 bubbles 517sarahy, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Best Room #21”
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