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La Fonda Hotel, Restaurant and Spa

Km 58.5 | La Misión exit, Rosarito to Ensenada, Rosarito, Mexico
La Fonda Hotel, Restaurant and Spa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay here 1 night on our first family trip to Mexico. This location is secluded from the busy town but it has everything you need. Amazing ocean views from all the rooms, restaurant, and spa. It is outdated with no tvs or AC but really you don't even miss them. Left our balcony open at night allowing the sound... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review, just to be sure, is for the "original" la Fonda hotel, also known as Dmytri's. We came here for my birthday weekend, and the view from our room was amazing! It was breathtaking and unforgettable. The entire weekend, we stayed in the hotel area , and it was relaxing. The foods and drinks were delicious! I would give... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time, the staff and owner were really helpful, had a really nice dinner, the view from the room was amazing with their location right on the bluff, they even had a 24 hour security guard at the parking lot, and we hope to return soon!

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Palm Springs, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very Mexican and very Friendley outstanding View, grate Rooms with built in wall Fireplace just A 24" round Fireplace built in the wall. The owner noted that we were from Palm Springs and asked if we knew Frank Borgert P/S Mayor now decest . Yes we did and the next trip I said that Frank sends his regards, a little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

First thing is first. This review is for Dmytri's La Fonda Hotel and Bar. The place owned by the friendliest and most helpful couple you can find. This ownership takes absolute pride in their location and it shows. First thing I found is I had a hard time getting confidence in a good telephone number to contact them. Their FB... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This review is for the first Hotel La Fonda coming from the north. There are two hotels next to each other named exactly the same. The second hotel seems a little more upscale. The restaurant was nice and the room had an incredible view and very romantic. The balcony needs a major renovation and there was a smell in the... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Walked into Hotel La Fonda at 5:30pm on a Saturday and got an ocean view room with a kitchenet for a very reasonable price. Had plenty of margaritas on the balcony and enjoyed the hotel's beach access. Sunday brunch is a must

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Monterey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I've been here several times through the years and this was the best. Omg!!! The surf, the birds, the flowers...then you add in the service and the food. Yes, there are quirks. TV couldn't reach the outlet. Limited wifi in the room. But those issues versus staying in some cookie cutter nondescript hotel----no thanks. Fresh flowers in the lobby area... More 

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Great Falls, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

We were sent to la Fonda by a local 20 yr old who liked the restaurant and view. Smack on the ocean and so authentic, we hated to leave. Delicious lamb chops, real flowers, lots of Mexican artifacts, live music and reasonable silver jewelry made our evening just perfect. I ate, shopped and best of all slept to the sound... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We don't know what all the fuss is. We had a chance to stay at this great place this weekend. The problem was all of these people taking their pets along for the trip. We are pet lovers as well and also like to have our little guys with us but do people honestly expect a hotel that allows pets... More 

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