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El Encanto Inn

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
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights here from March 11-14, 2015. When we booked (on Booking.com) we did not realize the extent of the damage that Hurricane Odile had caused in Sept. The entire Cabo area was in a state of reconstruction and even now repairs are still going on. Encanto was lovely but the swimming pool (centre attraction) was scummy throughout... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sophisticated and affordable property. Old world charm and the location couldn't be better. So after you've chugged enough beers and seen enough babes in Cabo San Lucas, bring that special one here because it is something special to experience. Take it from a New Yorker, you won't be sorry.

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

New Flights from New York have provided great new to San Jose travelers. You found a way to experience all the area and we loved getting your positive comments. Absolutely bring your special one here! Thanks for the time to review, please visit again. Safe Travels from all of us at the El Encanto More 

Duvall, Washington, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our way to Cabo San Lucas we decided to spend 3 days in San Jose del Cabo. We picked this hotel because of its location in the cultural area and the pictures on the Internet. I thought I had made reservations in the Garden side of the property, while actually we ended up across the street in the other... More 

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

Thank You for the time to review we appreciate your comments. We have been working hard to get all the property in prime shape after the hurricane, some of the gardens are just now starting to fill out to their normal lush form. We share all comments with staff and they are always appreciated. Safe Travels from all of us... More 

winter in FL
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Encanto Inn was an outstanding choice for our stay in Los Cabos. Not only is this location in charming San José excellent, but the staff is most helpful and accommodating. The more pricey rooms are set around a lovely pool and garden in the main house, but we chose the budget rooms a few doors down the street are... More 

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

All our staff very much appreciates your considerate compliments we share these at our weekly meeting and they are very helpful. The restaurant is opening tommorrow March 20 so we are all hands on deck preparing the final touches on the gardens and surrounding areas Safe Travels from all of us at The El Encanto More 

seattle
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great venue, great location! A perfect little quiet oasis convenient to everything in downtown San Joes del Cabo. Despite ongoing upgrades necessary as a result of the hurricane, the staff has down a great job restoring the charm of this little oasis.

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

Thank You for your time to review, It is great when our guests get a bit of extra time to visit the downtown art and restaurant district. We are adding a new restaurant service to the hotel which begins tommorrow March 20th Should be a great addition for all our guests! Safe travels from all of us at the El... More 

Essex, CT
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I enjoy staying in small hotels as well as B&B's. This hacienda-style inn was perfect for us. Our room looked out on a fountain in the poolside garden - a piece of paradise. We liked the room which was simple and comfortable, especially the bed. Note: very quiet at night, we slept well. We were steps away... More 

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

Thank you so much for your time to review. It is great when our guests get to enjoy the interesting and diverse downtown San Jose. We are excited to welcome "Chef Juan" to the new restaurant opening March 20th on the property. Please return soon Safe Travels from all of us at the Elencanto Inn More 

La Jolla, California
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185 reviews 185 reviews
30 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a magnificent old place. I don't know how long it has been here but at least a decade. It is three short blocks to the downtown area. Lots of great restaurants along the road leading to the central square and beautiful old church. Great location, wonderful hotel. A two story addition is located across the street. When you... More 

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

Thank You for your time to review We review these comments with all the staff and they are very much appreciated. Best Regards and Safe Travels from all of us at the El Encanto Inn More 

Oxnard, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Centrally located to the Old Town in San Jose del Cabo, the El Encanto Inn is a charmer. It is housed in two buildings, and we were staying in the smaller, more secluded one. It was very quiet and beautifully landscaped. The pool and spa are in the larger building across the street. The room was nicely decorated, very simple,... More 

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

Thank you for your review and all the detail information, The new restaurant and Deli is opening March 20th. This year has been amazing with the opportunity to serve many new guests from many parts od the world. San Jose and the downtown historical center ,restaurant and Art District is on the map! Safe travels from all of us at... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunny, quiet location, beautiful flowers and plants, birds singing, comfortable beds, great shower, convenience store within walking distance, as well as nice restaurants and art district. Relaxing, quaint, very clean. Stayed in standard room, no elevators so you may need help getting heavy suitcases up and down stairs to room if not on ground level. Pleasantly surprised to have fast,... More 

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

Thank You for your time to review. We are adding a new restaurant Opening March 20th Glad to hear the free WiFi was helpful, We look forward to your next visit Safe Travels from all of us at the El Encanto More 

Gilroy, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Great location in the heart of San Jose del Cabo. Very nice staff. Beautiful grounds. What I like most about El Encanto is that it seems more real than the 'over the top' resorts that are so abundant in Cabo. It is quite charming! We enjoyed our upstairs pool-view room.

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

Thank You for your time and considerate review. We have been trying to maintain a quality experience for our guests and are adding a restaurant and deli to the property. The chef "Chef Juan" is a local celebrity chef and has incredible food skills. We are excited to add his quality service to the Hotel Safe travels from all of... More 

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