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El Encanto Inn

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Morelos 133, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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La Jolla, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I have stayed at this hotel three times in the last five years. It is amazing. A tourist friendly place in the midst of a tourist mecca. It built in the old Spanish style with a beautiful central court yard. For us 'old timers'..... they have move the central lobby to the east side of the hotel opposite the parking... More 

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn, responded to this review

The next time you visit leave us some fish photos for our guest book. Thank you for the time to review Safe travels from all of us at the El Encanto More 

Berryton, KS
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the El Encanto the night of July 14th, 2015 with our two grandchildren. The room we stayed in was a small suite with two bedrooms overlooking the courtyard. Not modern by any stretch of the imagination, but I was looking for something more authentic Mexican. The hotel is within walking distance of many good... More 

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide a constructive and helpful review. We review all these comments with staff and will do so accordingly. It is good to hear you have found some favorite restaurant's, there will be 2 new ones to try in the fall. Safe travels from all of us at the El Encanto More 

Kerrville, Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This boutique property on the northern edge of San Jose's downtown offers convenience, comfort and a serene stay unmatched by the many mega resorts that dot the tourist corridor between this old colonial city and Cabo San Lucas. Sure, there's no view from this inland hacienda of the indescribably gorgeous Sea of Cortez, but you can wrap yourself in the... More 

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn, responded to this review

When we have an opportunity to read such a well thought review of the entire area by a visitor with a gift for writing. It is an education! We sometimes forget or become accustomed to the beauty right in front of us and it takes fresh eyes to remind of all the small wonders we overlook. Thank You!!! Best from... More 

San Francisco, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Recently stayed in a 2 room suite at the Encanto Inn.... was wanting to spend sometime in SAN JOSE as we usually try and hit up the East Cape or Todos Santos... Our stay was on a Saturday .... in June ... We liked the room since it was a decent price for a two bedroom Mexicana Suite. Small kitchen... More 

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn, responded to this review

San Jose has done a lot the last few years to restore the Historic Center and create walking areas for guests to enjoy the galleries, restaurants and events in the Plaza. Glad you liked the band but we usually try and have the music around the hotel quiet by 11. Thanks for your visit and very helpful comments Safe Travels... More 

Hope Island, Australia
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

What a charming little hacienda. We had 3 days here and it is perfectly positioned. Close walk to the centre of town. Fantastic day spa. Rooms are large and very clean and the managers are just lovely. Romantic and quiet

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn, responded to this review

We are very grateful for your review and you finding us in your travels from Australia. You provide us with the incentive to provide the most comfortable and pleasant stay possible. Safe Travels from all of us at the El Encanto More 

Huntington Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Finding El encanto was the best surprise of our trip. It's exquisite and historical yet modern in amenities. The gardens, buildings, rooms, pool, and location are perfect to experience San Jose deal cabo.

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn, responded to this review

All of our staff has worked hard to provide the best stay possible and our owner as worked to keep amenities current with maintaining an old world atmosphere. Thank you for the time to review. Safe Travels from all of us at the El Encanto More 

Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The three of stayed here for three nights after staying at a beachside hotel beforehand. It was such a fun change of pace. The Inn is located within short walking distance of the San Jose Del Cabo downtown plaza, which has tons of fun shopping, restaurants and art galleries in it. The Inn itself is very charming, our room came... More 

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn, responded to this review

"Todo Bien" Very nice compliment and one everyone here appreciates. When you return please ask about our return guest program. Thank you again for the great review. Safe Travels from all of us at the El Encanto. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We stayed here after checking out of our Cabo San Lucas resort for one night before flying out. We LOVED it. So very peaceful, decent pool, quiet, easy to walk around town and take in all the art and jewelry shops, close to restaurants. My boys (21 and 24) even said it was excellent. We had a two bedroom unit... More 

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We share these with all the hotel staff and they are very appreciative of your comments. Safe Travels from all of us at the El Encanto More 

North Carolina, USA
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Drift back into old world style plaza suites. A front office leads you into what seems to be the beautiful garden courtyard of a hacienda. You will forget that you were just in the heart of San Jose del Cabo! With great amenities, courteous staff, and excellent location, this is a great hotel for the traveler who doesn't want to... More 

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn, responded to this review

Many of our guests combine their stay in Baja with a visit to downtown San Jose. It is our pleasure to provide a convenient comfortable place for travelers to enjoy historic San Jose del Cabo. Thank You for your time to review Safe travels from all of us at the El Encanto More 

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

History and heart come together to create the most delightful accommodation experience of your life. El Encanto Inn is one of the oldest hotels in Cabo and the owner transfers her passion and love for the city to her business. Personal threatment will enlighten you with every step. Also great location since it is down town in the middle of... More 

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The owner does have a wonderful enthusiasm for her home "San Jose" and her business "El Encanto Inn and Suites" Thank you for your kind words and support Safe Travels from all of us at the El Encanto More 

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