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Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

I wasn't really expecting much because of the price but it was even worse! the beds are super uncomfortable feels like theres no mattress, pool, shower and sink's water Is SALTY i couldn't even wash my face because the nasty water. Can't find a parking space and the WORST WIFI.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed September 24, 2014

Nothing fancy but a solid neat and clean experience. Walking distance to some great restaurants and major Ensenada attractions. And across the street from "THE" place to stay in Ensenada if you want to spend more money OR just have a GREAT breakfast (place they hold the Baja 1000 award celebration). During the Baja 1000 racing events the entire Honda...

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Rialto, California
Reviewed July 8, 2014

After reviewing the ratings and reviews about the Desert Inn Ensenada I was worried about booking this hotel, especially since we had two kids and a baby coming with us. Once we arrived at the hotel I was very pleased with the staff, room, outside patio/pool and location. Hotel room was very clean, outside patio and pool was clean as...

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Thank Aimee R
Reviewed October 2, 2013

Ensenada, Mexico is a city that has the most beautiful weather to enjoy. 100% recomment to visit. the hotel was very well located, room was like 2.5 stars, the pool water was not clear (I did not use) and the reception was ok.

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Thank mariawauman
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed September 16, 2013

We stayed at Desert Inn. Like others reviews said the hotel is not the best one in amenities. The price/quality relation is not good at all. I have to accept that the cleaness is good though. My rating wasnt going too be that low since I fount a cockroach in my room entrance. That's when I called them to give...

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Thank Alejandro M
Chula Vista, California, United States
Reviewed August 18, 2012

Stayed here for 2 days mid August. Temperature was HOT! Should have read the reviews first. Unfortunately Hotel San Nicolas was fully booked. We usually stay there. When we tried to make a reservation by credit card, we were told we had to pay cash at a bank in Mexico. Had our daughter pay cash in Tijuana to hold the...

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4Thank jmnotary
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed July 20, 2012

Made my reservations with Kayak.com had no problems with Kayak. My sister made reservations with Hotel.com. When we first checked in (Saturday night), the front desk told my sister that Hotel.com had dropped her reservation, but luckily the hotel had a room available. Was told they ran out of TV remotes and air conditioning remotes. TV was operable but the...

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3Thank Sophia C
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed May 28, 2012

They offer wi-fi, newspaper, Coffe maker, AC, Phone all this is a lie they dint ive you anything the beds are hard the showersare the worst the restauant is really bad i will never come back here the rooms are dirty and old even my remote control was missing the battery plate and they just put tape over it they...

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2Thank Maritolachi
hollywood
Reviewed April 19, 2012

This hotel is so crappy. there are waay nicer/descent hotels on the main street where all the restaurants are at. when we got there check in time was supposed to be at 3pm. Told us they didnt have the room ready. Didnt check in until 5pm. We were tired, hungry and irratated by that time. The restaurant there does not...

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2Thank HollywoodJmh
Lompoc, California
Reviewed August 3, 2010

I thought the negative reviews were just exaggerating but when I got there i found out they were ALL true. When I got there my room was not ready and they were dirty. I booked for one room and they gave us two accidentally, They kicked us out of one room eventhough it was their mistake plus they were rude...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Desert Inn

Address: Floresta, Ensenada, Ensenada Municipality, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > Ensenada Municipality > Ensenada
Price Range: $55 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 51
Also Known As:
Desert Hotel Ensenada
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“You're in Mexico, relax, and smile, everything takes longer down here. Be nice and they'll be nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Nathan_J_Harrison, Sep 24, 2014 | Read review
“Make sure your room has a/c”
 of 5 bubbles 848aimeer, Jul 8, 2014 | Read review
“go and visit Ensenada Mexico, the hotel was average.”
 of 5 bubbles mariawauman, Oct 2, 2013 | Read review
“Don't get one on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles jmnotary, Aug 18, 2012 | Read review
“Dont book here”
 of 5 bubbles Maritolachi, May 28, 2012 | Read review
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