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Address: Boulevard Lazaro Cardenas 1421, Ensenada, Mexico
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Once a casino, this graceful white building is now an architectural...

Once a casino, this graceful white building is now an architectural monument and features tours of its voluptuous interiors.

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Interesting building with interesting history - free

Take a few minutes to walk the grounds and through the building. Much early 20th century history here. Several parties including weddings were being set up while we were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
MikeVdP
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Santa Rosa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take a few minutes to walk the grounds and through the building. Much early 20th century history here. Several parties including weddings were being set up while we were there, but you are welcome to wander through. Definitely worth a stop.

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Ensenada, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is our favorite place to go and walk around. The gardens are beautiful and it's well preserved. It's fun to walk around and imagine all of the Hollywood celebrities that frequented the place during prohibition. Lucille Ball and Dezy Arnet being the most famous. You can walk around most of the complex and no one will bother you. So... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This is a cool stop if you are in Ensenada. Our tour guide said this is where all the locals like to gather for events. Awesome history of the building and the building has some very nice architecture. The building does have some strange smells. At the end of the tour they said we can get free drinks from the... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Interesting history (hotel/casino a short boat ride from San Diego, designed to attract the well-to-do and famous during Prohibition in the US) in a classical-looking building. Building has either been well-maintained or, more likely, well-renovated, but regardless is in very good condition. Easy to access and you can spend as much or little time here as you like - but... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

This is perhaps the single coolest building in all of Ensenada. It was built as a hotel about 100 years ago. The place catered to Hollywood stars who wanted to slip across the border for relaxation and naughty fun. The building has been beautifully restored and is well worth seeing. It no longer operates as as hotel. It has been... More 

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Mount Hope, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

This is a really cool place if you are into local history. The building and grounds are beautiful, and it was interesting to look at all the old photos hanging up depicting the glory days. Our tour guide was great and very informative, and the free margarita at the end wasn't bad either!

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Cameron Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We should take in a few trips to the Rivera del Pacifico! It was a wonderful trip! I would go back again, if the time was right! The ocean was smooth! Great!

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Rancho Santa Fe, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

One of most beautiful scenery in Baja is Bahia Sal si puedes, located just south of Bajamar north of Ensenada. For me is one of the most beautiful bays in the in Mexico.

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Riverside, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The building and grounds are beautiful. We read that you could take a tour and were told a guide would be there in 20 minutes. Meanwhile we were given a brochure with a history of the peace and done pictures. No guide ever showed up. To be fair we were there on a week-day and there were no cruise ships... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Beautiful architecture. Absolutely magnificent to be where the stars from the 30s hung out, apparently Al Capone was a regular here. We had a margarita at Bar Andaluz, it was great, we were almost the only ones there.

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