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Hotel El Cortez

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were looking to spend the night in San Felipe and they were kind enough to allow us to bring our Maltese into the room with us (on the DL). There was a short in the electrical wire for the bedside lamp and cockroaches on the bathroom sink. It's an older, run down property, with a great location and view.

1Thank dsardinas
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The hotel has one of the best views of the town of San Felipe, the beach is very nice & clean. The rooms are pricey for what you get. We paid $100 US dollars. The beds were comfortable but the sheets looked stained. Thankfully we had taken our own sheets. The bathroom looked like they don't clean them that well....

1Thank Carol L
San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Been trying to get to San Felipe for the past 25 years and finally made it there for spring break '16, or the week after during "semana santa". The motel wasn't so bad in retrospect compared to the town. or the beach for that matter. The motel building is on the beach but behind a walk and the swimming pool,...

2Thank AllAccessSD
Costa Mesa, California
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We go to San Felipe 4-6 times a year (drive from So Cal), and although we now have a small house in nearby Club De Pesca, we have stayed at El Cortez in the past, and we regularly eat at the restaurant and drink at the bar. The rooms are a little dated, but adequate and comfortable, and the bar...

Thank Dave451
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Had a pleasant stay at Hotel El Cortez. Our hotel room was cleaner and a lot larger than we expected--we had a single room on the second floor with a king size bed. We were a little concerned that the door didn't have a deadbolt, so we did put a chair in front of the door when we went to...

4Thank Lane H
Brawley, California
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Do not waste your money or ruin your stay by booking at El Cortez. I stayed there for 3 nights and I have bed bug bites all over, 12 in just my left arm. It ruined my weekend. Honestly I would prefer camping next time over staying there. Also the management is no good. Our neighbors were blasting a stereo...

14Thank Blanca G
Rosarito, Mexico
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Do not ever stay at this hotel. Four "girlfriends" went to San Felipe for the weekend in November 2014 and decided to stay at the El Cortez. Big, costly mistake. They all got robbed the first night there by brazen employees who entered their rooms! They stole my girlfriend's purse while she was sleeping in the room! There was no...

12Thank Jackie D
Dana Point, California
Reviewed 19 November 2014

If you stay here, lock the deadbolt. There is a thief who has a master key. This did not seem to upset the cash-only front office staff. He entered 3 bungalows while guests were sleeping and stole purses and iPhones and iPads. If you leave, keep all valuables on your person. See the previous review! The beach bungalows are like...

3Thank Karen O
Ladera Ranch, California
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Let's start with the good things about this property, it's on the beach which is very nice, the restaurant and bar are right off the beach and there is great seating outside to enjoy your view. The food was pretty good which made it nice. There is a funky bar down the way on property which is a cool hang...

3Thank fleurdelys55
Montebello, California
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I looooved staying here its soo romantic and beautiful its right off the water they also have fun activities to do in the water. the view is perfect and your literally feet away from the water. theres also a good restaurant to eat there and have drinks its walking distance to a lot of shops and stores. Im not sure...

1Thank Toots R

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Parking
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The best hotel in San Felipe! Come and enjoy your next vacations at Hotel El Cortez, Rooms starting at just : $79.99 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Cortez

Address: Calle San Felipe 21850, San Felipe 37600, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > San Felipe
Price Range: $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 109
Also Known As:
El Cortez Hotel San Felipe
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“Downstairs rooms are better & good location”
D1318SOcaroll, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“main building rooms are very big most have two queen size beds.”
AllAccessSD, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the beach bungalow, not the hotel rooms, not the suites. Around $80 a night.”
31kareno, 19 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a casitas on the beach, or the room with a it's own balcony on the north end of the hotel”
78SteveC, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Way overpriced !!!”
K7924PFmikeg, 10 Aug 2014 | Read review
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