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Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

There are pluses and some minuses 
Eric, excellent
But all service personnel were excellent

Pluses
Old, quaint, clean, well maintained, garden areas, non-smoking, excellent Italian restaurant on the property, excellent staff.

Pet fee $30
Crate, and bed asked for
Standard pet rules
Leash, not on beds, one pet per room, small pets only, no maid service if pet alone in room

Negatives
Parking, short distance away, gravel lot, is it really secure? No problem for us.

No remote for the a/c, room initially a little to warm overnight ok, but slept without covers (not even a sheet) with ceiling fan on high.

Noise from street businesses, very loud, well into the early morning, plus trumpets, not good!!

Maybe the main Hotel better, but I think it's closer to the highway, so maybe street noise from autos?

We were in the annex building

Annex was very nice, required for us to get two separate beds, our needs, main complex maybe a different mix of pluses minuses?

Compared with most other Mexican hotels like where we stay at Santa Maria (San Quintin) equal except for the noise, 

From my airline days I only have 3 requirements 
Clean 
Safe
Good restaurant

But most of all quiet (the purpose is to sleep)

review for trip advisor I'd give it 3 stars because of noise and parking, 5 stars for the other items, overall 3 stars

Stayed: May 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

We recently returned from a glorious week's visit to San Jose del Cabo and the El Encanto Inn. The weather was fantastic and this quiet, relaxing hotel was exactly what we needed to feel refreshed and rested. It's so quiet even though It's located in the arts district. Our favorite place to eat, La Lupita, is located next door and the best coffee is located a block away (look for the Frida Kahlo mural). The staff, Miguel, Jason and Eric were friendly and very helpful arranging taxis and answering questions. The room was large, clean and decorated to our liking, although the pillows should be replaced as they were bouncy. Filtered water was provided throughout our stay, very much appreciated. The surrounding gardens and birds enhanced our stay. We are looking forward to returning in December!

  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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Blanca P, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2017

Thank You for your considerate review.
Safe Travels from all of us at the El Encanto Inn

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Reviewed April 17, 2017

intimate boutique hotel in San Jose in the center of the arts district. Great service and great decor. Gardens and pool are beautiful. Very simple in what you need. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled with family
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Blanca P, Owner at El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2017

Thank You for your considerate comments, we look forward to your return trip.
Safe Travels from all of us at the Inn

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Reviewed April 14, 2017

This hotel is clean. The room it's spacious, great location. Quiet and comfortable. We got the Junior Suite and it was like an apartment. They are pet friendly and have the space for your dog. Wonderful

Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
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Blanca P, Owner at El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2017

We always look forward to guests with pets, there are some very nice travel companions
visiting our Inn
Thank you for your thoughtful remarks.
Safe Travels from all of us at the El Encanto

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Reviewed April 7, 2017

The gardens are immaculate and beautiful. The decor is absolutely lovely. It is a place of beauty and peace in the midst of bustling old town San Jose. The beds were very comfortable.
The hotel is located just a few blocks from Restaurant Jazmine which offered excellent breakfast, lunch and dinner. Walking distance to the cathedral and the Zocalo. Many excellent art galleries within blocks of the hotel. A beautiful place in an excellent location.
Miguel, the Concierge, was the most lovely and helpful. He spent extra time to help me straighten out some transportation reservations that I had erroneously booked online. I would stay there again and recommend it highly.

  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled with friends
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Blanca P, Owner at El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2017

Glad you enjoyed your stay, thank you for the very kind remarks.
Safe Travels from all of us at the Inn

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