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Rancho Tecate Resort

Km 10 Carretera Tecate Ensenada Tecate Baja California Norte, Tecate 21999 Mexico
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#3 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Tecate
Staying in Rancho Tecate gives you a unique experience of tranquility and contact with nature in Baja California. We have 12 cozy rooms that will take you to the golden years of Rancho Tecate, your stay with us can be a magical experience for the whole family. Just 30 minutes from Tijuana we are the northern door that gives you an environment to disconnect you from everyday worries, immersed in tradition and history where you can enjoy the magical heritage of Rancho Tecate. Our hotel features the following amenities that will make your stay more enjoyable: • Puerta Norte Restaurant • Tourist and Business Hotel • Wireless Internet • Meeting room with capacity for 300 people • Business center with capacity for 15 people • Conference rooms with capacity for 150 people • Install outdoor social events with capacity for 80 people • Garden Pool for social events with maximum capacity of 850 people. • Golf (shooting practice) • Tennis court. • Bicycles • Pool • Lagos • Rent Horse • Zipline • Rapel • Campground • Cascada del carrizo • Wine Cellar • Service Facilities • Sport fishing • Sport bar • Sunday Buffet • Ample parking • Equestrian Zone • Vineyards • recreational Arrea with Pool • Scenic Lookouts • Sidewalks for walking • Tree Kids Games • Park kites • Telephone • Taxis 24/7 • Personalized Wake-Up Service.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
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Ajardep wrote a review Feb 2021
15 contributions6 helpful votes
Location was nice. Had fettuccine with a red pepper sauce and grilled shrimp. Fettuccine was excellent. As far as Baja wines go they only sell what wines they produce. 10$ a glass, wine ok. Your decision. Also note service extremely extremely slow.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
laurahoule wrote a review Aug 2019
San Diego, California5 contributions7 helpful votes
A quiet border town, unlike Tijuana, and unlike all the other well know touristy sites in Baja. We actually went for pure relaxation. Living in San Diego, we used to visit often, just for a day, when our kids were growing up. Check Trip Adviser for restaurants. Rancho Tecate is new, I believe, to RCI. They have no binder prepared for the RCI guests, though the staff is happy and ready to help. In the town, you should visit the Tecate brewery. Years back, we would also stock up at the bakery, which name I do not remember! Nice drives are those to Guadalupe Valley where there are many wineries. We had a nice lunch at El Cielo. You can reach Rosarito from there also and the town of Ensenada. None of these towns are like Cabo or mainland cities, which are very touresty.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Trip type: Traveled with family
rchaparro33 wrote a review Apr 2019
Fort Lauderdale, Florida8 contributions8 helpful votes
Great place to get away , really nice accomodations , super strong wi-fi Outstanding customer service and the best restaurant of the entire town of Tecate All the food was fresh and with the best quality of Ingredients :)
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Trip type: Traveled solo
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Laura_Huerta_2010 wrote a review Jan 2019
Ciudad de México, México121 contributions76 helpful votes
The photos look great. Not much to do, the restaurant was closed and the opened a small space for the very few clients. They were more into selling Real State that to run a Hotel. We asked for a massage and they never returned our call, we wanted to ride horses, and first they showed us some beautiful horses, but nop, no for lease, and when we saw the other horses, better no, thanks. Our room was very small, with just an interior window, even though the hotel was empty, Did I say that we were almost the only ones? Nice bed, though, with minibar and Coffeemaker. We were expecting a lovely weekend, and we just tried to stay out of the hotel as much as we could. Not a bad place, but nothing to remember.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Be sure to ask for the bed you need
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normnmarge wrote a review Sep 2018
albany, ny1 contribution
We are Gold Members of RCI and have been so for over 20 years. And, we have been coming to Mexico since the early 90’s. Rancho Tecate” was a resort”…now a ranch in need of lots of attention. The actual hotel offers 12 rooms, a restaurant and a pool. Positives…this spectacular 100+ year old, 1600 acre ranch has wonderful views of the Tecate Valley. The ranch is 10 miles south of the City of Tecate on the way to the Valley of Guadelupe. Like most Mexicans who work in the service industries, the staff was very friendly and helpful though lacking polish. Negatives…having been to multiple resorts over the years in Mexico, this is not a boutique hotel or a Gold Resort! The ranch is in need of multiple renovations and many of the present renovations are not up to the standards we have come to expect in other Gold Mexican resorts or for that matter in other parts of the world. Even though the hotel was mostly empty during our stay, we were not offered any of the suites/rooms that were featured on the website for example. The property’s focus seems to be on selling the 300+ building lots and not the hotel. The restaurant that was marketed as posh and gourmet was far from it! The menu was limited and the food was average at best. Frankly, it was very hard to understand that this property has been designated as a Gold Resort three years in row as witnessed by the plaques in their lobby!
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Date of stay: August 2018
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: The rooms they feature in their promotional material were no where to be found and what was...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rancho Tecate Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Rancho Tecate Resort?
Nearby attractions include Museo Comunitario Kumiai (4.5 miles), La Tarazca (4.3 miles), and Parque Recreativo Infantil Tecarroca (3.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Rancho Tecate Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Rancho Tecate Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Rancho Tecate Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Rancho Tecate Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include El Mejor Pan de Tecate, El Ciclo Restaurante, and El Mezquite Restaurante.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Rancho Tecate Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Rancho Tecate Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the mountain view available here.