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Hotel Esencia

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Carretera Tulum-Cancun KM 265, Xpu-Ha 77710, Mexico
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel at the 11th hour as a previous hotel in Tulum ended up being a disaster. This place made our nightmare turn into a dream! The rooms were top notch and extremely comfortable! Very powerful AC and magazines/books available in the rooms for your reading. They also provided coffee and tea with sweetbreads to our room every... More 

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Playa Del Carmen- Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just returned from a great stay at Esencia. The arrival experience is a bit different than most hotels but also very unique and it sets the tome for what to expect at this very boutique resort. The Rooms are all very light and open and offer very local flair and charm. The Service at the resort is amazing and... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The perfect Dream escape - the place is just so incredibly chic -every inch of the property is so well done and well taken care of. The service is impeccable - and staff so thoughtful. We loved every second of our stay and we will be going back very soon

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London
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A relatively short car ride to Playa (20mins) and slightly longer one to Tulum (35mins) this for us was the ideal location to base ourselves and be within easy reach of Coba, Tulum, Cenotes and various other activities for those with active children (not us!). But it is a base camp which is hard to leave! Not just because of... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the beach vacation I've been searching for - forever - beautiful white sandy beach, clear warm water, cabanas (no need to stress there's enough for every one), yoga every morning with a view of the ocean, along with coffee and pastries delivered to your room. Beautiful rooms/villas with clean, modern decor, all the wifi you could need. The... More 

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I promised I'd write something, but I don't want too many people to find this amazing retreat. This is a small intimate resort, hidden away on the Mayan Riviera. The beach is the same that you see featured on Corona's ads. Just like the Ads very few people. The resort operators are meticulous with details, the rooms are immaculate. The... More 

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Northern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been writing this review in my head for days, hoping to not forget all the nuance that makes Hotel Esencia such a magical place. In summary: it's the subtlety. If you're craving a bass thumping party palace with loud music and bottomless margaritas, then move along. But, if your soul needs quiet moments of reflection in a comfy beach... More 

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new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since the new ownership, Esencia is on a steady increase of improvements in food, service, decor. Greatly improved and fresh meals, earnest, willing and polite staff (whether they deliver fast or not, no one tries harder than the staff here) Beautiful and clean rooms, and a brand new boutique with wonderful selection of international products. Remains wonderful for families, events,... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing resort! Everything was beautiful and clean. Beautiful rooms and relaxing views. In addition, the food was unbelievable. I would a hundred percent go back! The best hotel I have every stayed at!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my 3rd time to Esencia, we got married last Sept. and it's even better if that's possible. Amazing new changes by the new management only enhance the overall experience of this magical place. The food, the staff, the room are A+....even my 5 month old loved it! Not to mention, everything we needed from crib to bottle sterilizer... More 

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