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Desert Inn Catavina

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   San Quintin Punta Prieta portion of Highway 1, Km. 178, Catavina, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014
Ben H Portland, Oregon
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Desert Inn is truly an oasis after a long day of driving on Hwy 1. My friend and I were on a Motorcycle trip and were spending our nights in Budget ($25-$35) motels. He had planned on staying in Guerrero Negro, but after a late start, decided we would call it a night in Catavina. It cost much more... More

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San Diego, CA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

I stayed at this hotel a couple of times - March 2013 and March 2011. Given there aren't a lot of choices in the area, I had low expectations the first time I stayed here. I was pleasantly surprised that, in March 2011, hotel management had JUST replaced all the mattresses and bedding a day or so before I arrived.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

An excellent place to stay. Clean rooms, air conditioning, and pleasant staff. The swimming pool was a real treat after travelling in the heat. A real gem. Full menu available. 3 miles to the north, there are rock paintings worth a visit.

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012 via mobile

This hotel is a standard for those traveling down Baja. A safe clean place to stop for the night. They have dog-friendly rooms, a good restaurant, and a fun bar with a pool table. It's a bit expensive for what it is, but there are no other real options in the area.

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Banning, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Stayed there twice recently; once while driving to Loreto, and again on the return trip. It is a natural half-way point. Fortunately, this place is, for lack of a better word, 'charming'. The owners seem to take great pride in their hotel, and it shows. It has really improved in recent years. The rooms are large, and clean. The beds... More

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Bisbee, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

After a long day of driving and you're out in the middle of nowhere, the Desert Inn surrounded by the enchanting Boojum Tree forest is the perfect refuge. The rooms are very clean and arched corridors leading to the pool, restaurant, and lobby invites you to relax from a busy day of navigating the winding roads of the Baja. I... More

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Jamul, CA
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

We stopped at this hotel with two other couples on March 31, 2012. We found it nicer than we had ever seen it before. Rooms-spotless, and power all of the time. The grounds and landscaping were is top shape throughout. The food was good overall, depending on what you ordered. A bit pricey, but all of Baja has become more... More

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La Mision, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

After a late arrival on a dark, rainy night, we were ready to relax and have a nice warm meal. A large party filled the dining facility, but with encouragement, a table was made up for our party in the corner. The service was acceptable, an overworked waiter tried his best, but I'm dumbfounded still at how you can make... More

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London
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

I loved this place! After a rather hairy drive with the last hour being in the dark we arrived at this wonderful place in the middle of nowhere. It was quite cold on arrival but the restaurant and the bar were well heated and we played billiards and had a great unwinding session with margaritas and red wine in the... More

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Mona, Utah
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2011

We passed this going south, made a note of it, then stopped on the drive back to the US. We were informed by the front desk clerk that this place is no longer affiliated with the Desert Inn chain of Baja hotels. Mexican decor, thick walls with big windows. Air conditionied. Clean, sweet lavender smelling sheets. Out in the middle... More

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Address: San Quintin Punta Prieta portion of Highway 1, Km. 178, Catavina, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > Catavina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Desert Inn Catavina 2.5*
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