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BEST WESTERN El Cid

3.0 of 5 Avda Lopez Mateos 993, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I enjoyed the stay. Staff was helpful, caring and nice. Thank Eduardo for your hospitality. Also nicodemus was very helpful. I loved the secured free parking on site. The pool was beautiful. Walking distance to downtown.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing about BW El Cid is it's situation, right on a main throughfare and a few blocks from Ensenadas main party scene. The cost seems pretty fair for this reason, as inside it's OK, nothing more. Clean, certainly, but starting to show its age. The room was spacious and had a kitchenette, but without utensils so it's really... More

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San Felipe, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many hotels in Mx are not quite up to US standards. However, all 10 of us were extremely satisfied with our stay at the El Cid. The staff was friendly and very helpful every step of the way. Yes, the rooms were furnished with older furniture but it was sturdy, clean and comfortable. The restaurant next door was fantastic. Great... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the El Cid for 3 nights in Oct 2014 and enjoyed my stay for the most part. Good location, in the main street but still quiet enough in general. Nice pool area and while I was there, I saw no-one use it or even sit around it (apart from me). Continental breakfast is a bit boring and meagre.with... More

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Crestline, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

First drive down to Ensenada, A bit out of the way, since the "carretera Federal" is not 100% complete yet. But Still, Perfect Central location. Quiet. On the 3rd floor, the room leads into a small hallway, then down two steps, into a huge main room with Bar, And Barstools. All Wood And Mirrors. The Bathroom, was two steps up.... More

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Sacramento, California
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I understand why so many like this hotel. The location is great, the rooms are quaint, and the staff is very helpful. This would be a great choice for many folks. If you have mobility issues, maybe not so much. The rooms are located on the second floor and above, and there is no elevator. My room, and I assume... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My husband and I have been staying at the El CID for the past 16 years. The rooms have a rustic Mediterranean vibe. Stay in level 2 back patio room if you want a nice big comfy patio over the pool...or on the street side during Carnival (the best time to visit). The restaurant has a great Sunday brunch. The... More

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

this hotel is great. Love the rooms, the king size beds were comfy, fridge in the room a/c, just a beautiful property. right on the main strip, papas n beer just a hop skip and jump away and a mcdonalds before the skip. Lot's of places to shop, pharmacies, bars, restuarants , inc]. crepes cream carmel +++ filled churros speedy... More

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Denison, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We had a Jacuzzi Suite for 8 nights. The king bed was good as it had a topper. Our sheets were changed every day. The plastic chairs on the deck bent from our body heat every time we sat in them...we are average weight. The pool is small and is occupied, every day, by children. The continental breakfast is fruit,... More

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Gracia por sus comentarios Viva Maria Mucha gracias por sus comentarios, nos sirven mucho para mejorar la experiencia de nuestros... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Always friendly, clean and reasonably priced. Puts you within walking distance of all downtown attractions. Dated but clean rooms. Pool and secure parking. English spoken. Have stayed here at least once a year for the last 10 years.

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Señor AgaveLove Muchas Gracias Por sus comentarios, desde hace ya un ano estamos remodelando habitaciones y el resto del hotel,... More

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Address: Avda Lopez Mateos 993, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > Ensenada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN El Cid 3*
Number of rooms: 52
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