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Ensenada Backpacker

Calle Segunda 1429 | Zona Centro, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
10 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

$20 USD a night will get you a room with roughly 5 other travellers. The rooms are clean however there are no fans or air conditioning. There was a door in our room to a balcony however so the room was cool enough. The shower upstairs was clean but there was no water pressure and we couldn't get warm water... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I have visited the charming beach city of Ensenada four time and I choose to stay at the Ensenada Backpacker every time. All of the facilities in the hostel are functional, clean and accessible. I felt very safe and at home in the hostel and city center. I found the staff to be extremely accommodating and welcoming to me and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Stayed here as it was the only budget option in town with rooms (our first choice fully booked). Staff gave us a very warm welcome and were really helpful, even went out and celebrated my husband's birthday. Breakfast is just toast, jam and coffee but enough to start the day with. Unfortunately at the time we were staying a group... More

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Loved it there. I several times don't accept friends' invitations to stay at their homes while traveling, because I feel like I'm intruding family life. But here I really got that "homey" feeling, without having to worry about disturbing little kids or the parents and so on. The hostel is quiet, and has a REAL living room and kitchen that... More

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

This place is freeeeeeezing during the winter! There is no heating system so you better bundle up with several blankets if you expect to stay warm throughout the night. I suggest packing thermals as well, and an electric blanket.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011 via mobile

The only backpacker option here but it's good quality and value. 10 min walk to town / bars but local shops are closer. Staff speak good English, are friendly and accommodating. Small but congenial communal areas. Sheets clean tho bathroom is a little on the older side. Overall, very pleased.

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

Stayed here for about three weeks in total, on and off while working and taking vacation around Ensenada. The Place is simple, clean and budget value as it includes a simple breakfast of toast and coffee. there is a computer and wireless internet available. the kitchen - although neither exactly new nor especially practical - nevertheless was the site of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2011

We met some really nice people...also people at the backpackers were very kind with us and gave us the best advices for the trip. Ensenada is pretty cool and calm, good parties at night and some nice places to visit near too.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2011

There are a ton of hotels in Ensenada, but this is the ONLY hostel in the city, and at $18 a person for a dorm bed, it's also the cheapest. That is it's main claim to fame. Oddly Baja lacks hostels in general. Ensenada Backpacker is trying to change that. The price includes a free simple breakfast (coffee & toast),... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2010

I stayed in Ensenada for four days and altough the hostel might not be state of the art in every way and be lacking a proper table to eat at or a television it makes up for that with a very nice atmosphere. The staff is very nice and easy going and they have a great book shelf for reading.

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Address: Calle Segunda 1429 | Zona Centro, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > Ensenada
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