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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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Cancun, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was there with my girlfriend for a romantic gateway and we got exactly that! The hotel is really secluded and relaxing, the Garden suite is breathtaking! A perfect balance between luxury and nature We both had a great time, enjoying the hotel facilities, the wonderful beach and the food! We'll never forget

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

My husband and I recently escaped for a long weekend to Hotel Esencia based on the recommendation of a friend. What a great choice! The room we had was plenty big with a private terrace with two chairs overlooking a lovely palm garden, really spacious with a big bathroom. The hotel sits on a long stretch of white, almost pink... More 

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Mar del Plata
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in May with my family and had an amazing week at Esencia, TOP guest service in México, and one of the best vacations ever!!!! Great food at the hotel , nice breakfast and shrimp tacos to die, beach access and cabanas to relax at max!! Also they prepared a special dinner to my wife birthday which was unforgettable,... More 

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

quiet. secluded. lovely room. pleasant staff. the room service and cleaning is ok. overall its good. for a hotel billing itself at top of the range it needs to pay more attention to the small stuff. the food is not good enough and is super expensive for what it is. while there was pretty bad storm while we were there,... More 

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Yurij G, Manager at Hotel Esencia, responded to this review

Dear Debra R, We’re so sorry that the storm prevented us from delivering our normal 5 star service. As you witnessed we had quite an intense tropical downpour and it knocked out our regional internet service provider for about 6 hours. We also had to cut one of our hot water lines for two hours mid-afternoon when one of our... More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful experience at this charming boutique hotel on the whitest sandy beach in Mexico. We have never felt so pampered. The location is just beyond, a real fantasy island like escape where you feel a million miles away from it all. No other hotels nearby so it’s really private. You feel like you’re in the home of an... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Hotel Escencia is a special resort with old world class and charm. This is not the typical all inclusive fare. The service was impeccable and personal. Food and drinks delicious Wish we were there now. We will return.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Without any question, Esencia is not only the most exclusive and luxurious hotel I have stayed at in Mexico, it is one of the nicest places on this planet i've had the fortunate to visit. The grounds are just sublime, luscious gardens and nature at your doorstep, the ocean is so picturesque, this is literally on the best stretch of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We spent a lot of time choosing the Esencia as we wanted the perfect holiday and honeymoon. From a shortlist of three hotels on this cost (we visited the other 2 during out stay), we made the right choice. Every detail has been considered and peace and relaxation are paramount. From the fantasy island style arrival and transportation to your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I recently returned from a much needed mini vacation to celebrate our anniversary. Being that we could only get away for 4 days our goal was to relax,relax and relax some more. Hotel Esencia absolutely blew us away. From the moment we stepped off the airplane until we were dropped off for our flight home, we did... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My Financee and I went there to celebrate our engagement, and we are thinking about going back for our honeymoon. Escencia was incredible. We're still deciding whether or not to tell all our friends cause it is such a gem, and we want to be able to go back ;). You'll love it if you enjoy incredible service, quality health... More 

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