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Mar 21, 2019
“Great Building”
Mar 17, 2019
“Beautiful Historic Building”
Once a casino, this graceful white building is now an architectural monument and features tours of its voluptuous interiors.
Boulevard Lazaro Cardenas 1421, Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality 22880, Mexico
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Reviewed March 21, 2019

This building is near the Cruise Port - go out to the main street - across the street on the Right Side is the Building. Venture forth and see the great building and the Museum. Lots to see with small cost. The building was built...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Perkadventures
Reviewed March 17, 2019

This is a beautiful old former casino with lots of history. The tours are probably very worthwhile but we just walked around on our own with no fee.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Patty R
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Changes in latitudes = changes in attitudes. Relax. Guadalupe Valley wines much better than I expected.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank wmkrvwgote
Reviewed April 25, 2018

A great way to see a Mexican town and its history is to book a tour . Ensenada has so much history and the local people are also friendly. You must visit the Hussongs Cantina where the margarita was invented.We had a fantastic tour guide...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank Angus170362
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

This is a most to see while your visit to Ensenada. The architecture is just impressive! It has old pictures of the years this hotel was in its most busy years! It is well maintain. The bar has a sign in which states "the birth"...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank texmex12
Reviewed April 7, 2017

Had read about this hotel as it was a playground for a lot of Hollywood celebrities such as Lucy and Desi Arnaz. Jack Dempsey actually helped fund the construction. Beautiful Spanish colonial architecture rich with beautiful tile work and painted murals throughout. Take some time...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank mottovino
Reviewed April 2, 2017

We took a 3 hour guided tour of Ensenada (4:30 - 7:30 pm) during our Princess Cruise port stop and are we ever glad we did! One of the stops 'The Riviera del Pacifico' was once a very glamourous resort and casino, a favourite of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
5  Thank Fabulash
Reviewed March 8, 2017

I have visited this attraction twice during 2 Princess Cruises shore excursions that included a second stop to La Bufadora. I enjoyed my tour guides on both trips. This site is close enough to the port that you don't need to take a shore excursion...More

Date of experience: December 2016
5  Thank ivy99
Reviewed February 1, 2017

It was one of the stops on a Cruise Excursion. Interesting narration of the origin of California and Baja California. Visit of the building with information. Refreshments were included in the tour and also wine tasting where you could buy wine from the region. Outside,...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank southguy
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Visited as part of an excursion form our cruise ship.Nice gardens and craft booths.Lots of history also.Took in the Mexican Folklore Fiesta as part of the tour and it was fun.Worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank woodeye66
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June 27, 2017|
Response from texmex12 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, it is not necessary to join a tour, however, a tour guide provides awesome historical information about the hotel. if you are doing a solo tour, I recommend to read about the hotel prior to visit the site (for a... More
June 27, 2017|
Response from mottovino | Reviewed this property |
There is no need to book a tour. You can visit on your own and walk throughout the hotel.