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    Hotel Esencia

    Calle Carretera Federal KM 265, Xpu-Ha 77710, Mexico
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    Overview
    • Excellent90%
    • Very good7%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “garden suite” (15 reviews)
    “the main house” (13 reviews)
    “plunge pool” (20 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
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    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 251 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    This is an absolutely unbelievable place. The hotel itself is beautiful - very clean and modern aesthetic. The rooms are spacious, functional, and have wonderful amenities - not to mention the fact that every room is nestled in lush foliage for maximum privacy. The beachfront...More

    Thank Blair A
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Wow this place is so relaxing! We actually ended up staying here unexpectedly when we needed to change our plans. A couple we had met at another hotel in the area said they had been for lunch and thoroughly recommended it, but we weren’t prepared...More

    1  Thank Joel A
    Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Joel A, My sincere thanks for taking the time to write such a beautiful 5 star review. I bought the hotel almost four years as a personal passion project -- really more hobby than business you could say -- and I have been determined...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    To the Esencia family, Some people wonder an entire lifetime if they ever make a difference. If the path they have chosen is the right one. If their daily efforts, hustle and attempts to go above and beyond are meaningful. When you go home at...More

    2  Thank suzzoe
    Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Mrs. Hulcher, I'm delighted to hear that your special wedding weekend was a huge success! Weddings are our speciality here but each one is different. We take a lot of pride in creating something special and magical according to the needs and wishes of...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed here during a longer journey in the area. The room we stayed in was beautiful. Very spacious. We opted for the beach suites. When they say walk on to the sand, it was 20 feet from our bed. Perfect and gorgeous beach. Staff...More

    1  Thank ted r
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This stunning hotel was definitely the highlight of our recent visit to Mexico. During our two week Mexican adventure we stayed at three different places and tried many different restaurants. Nothing compared to Hotel Esencia in terms of beautiful, luxurious accommodations, outstanding restaurants, and eager...More

    1  Thank Andrea S
    Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Andrea S, Such a nice review! Thousands of people visit this site every day to evaluate hotels and every five star review means so much to all of us. Thank you! I'm delighted to hear that you loved your Jungle suite with plunge pool....More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$740 - US$2,167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Xpu-Ha
    • #1 Spa Hotel in Xpu-Ha
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
    • Reservation Options
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    • Location
    • Mexico >
    • Yucatan Peninsula >
    • Quintana Roo >
    • Riviera Maya >
    • Xpu-Ha
    • Also Known As
    • Esencia Playa Del Carmen ,
    • Esencia Hotel Playa Del Carmen ,
    • Hotel Esencia Riviera Maya/Xpu-Ha
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    Traveller (312)
    Room & Suite (285)
    Pool & Beach (188)
    Dining (61)
    Hotel & Grounds (247)
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    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    Kayla S
    20 March 2017|
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    Response from David F | Reviewed this property |
    Garden suite is enough. This place is our hidden secret - the absolute best, and I would suggest you buy the food package as well which is outstanding.
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    MomofFourGreatKids
    13 February 2017|
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    Response from Yurij G | Property representative |
    Dear MomofFourGreatKids, we accept guests not staying on our property for lunch, dinner and to our beach cabañas, however all subject to availability. We kindly invite you to contact the concierge department who will take... More
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    25 November 2016|
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    Response from Sirius_blk | Reviewed this property |
    Booked thru travel agent, they did not aks for CC or id
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    Room Tips
    "Privacy in the jungle rooms. Elegance in the main house. Convenience in the beach suites."
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    "All the rooms are amazing, select one based on your desire (beach view, garden, or main house)"
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    "Some rooms are on the second story of the bungalow with no handrails on the stairs so we switched to the..."
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    "DO NOT stay in the jungle room/suite"
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