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    Hotel Esencia

    Calle Carretera Federal KM 265, Xpu-Ha 77710, Mexico
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    Overview
    • Excellent90%
    • Very good7%
    • Average1%
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    Travelers talk about
    “garden suite” (15 reviews)
    “plunge pool” (17 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Bar/Lounge
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    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 226 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Luxurious properties without superior service, is as a Ferrari without an engine. Hotel Esencia's superior service- starting from the exceptional bartender Johnny Rios- who made a killer, custom made smoothie: Cucumber, chaya & pineapple- to the breathtaking landscape, spacious, elegant rooms, unique amenities, and exemplary...More

    Thank Dolly833
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This hotel is gorgeous - the grounds are beautiful and there are quite a lot of personnel and security to keep guests safe and to provide assistance navigating whenever necessary. The hotel has a very private feel and the rooms are beautiful.

    1  Thank Brittany S
    Reviewed August 20, 2017

    Great small boutique hotel. Very friendly staff. Awesome massages by Gloria. We had one of the large suites in the main house, with private patio. It was terrific! The food was very good, though it's the same menu every day -- with a special each...More

    1  Thank gosti2014
    Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear gosti2014, Thanks so much for your kind 5 star review! I'm pleased to know that you had a great time and that you're planning to return one day. You will be happy to hear that we will be opening a third restaurant next month...More

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    Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

    My wife and daughter surprised me with this wonderful experience. Honestly the best vacation I've ever had in my life. I've never been to a hotel more luxurious than this one on the most beautiful beach in the Americas. I never fancied Mexican food before...More

    1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Mr. Kennedy, A million thanks for your kind 5 star review! I'm so pleased to hear that your wife and daughter were able to surprise and spoil you. We are a small family operation and take a lot of pride in what we do....More

    Reviewed August 18, 2017

    This is a beautiful hotel set in wonderful grounds. Our room was amazing, very large with a comfortable bed and large bathroom and a walk in wardrobe. Coffee and pastries were left in a small cupboard on our terrace each morning which was lovely, although...More

    1  Thank supersaint76
    Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear supersaint76, I'd like to thank you personally for your recent stay with us. I regret that I was not there to greet you personally! I'm pleased to read that you would love to return for another visit one day as that is the highest...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travelers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • $596 - $1,183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Xpu-Ha
    • #1 Spa Hotel in Xpu-Ha
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 29
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    • Location
    • Mexico >
    • Yucatan Peninsula >
    • Quintana Roo >
    • Riviera Maya >
    • Xpu-Ha
    • Also Known As
    • Esencia Playa Del Carmen ,
    • Esencia Hotel Playa Del Carmen ,
    • Hotel Esencia Riviera Maya, Mexico - Xpu-Ha
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    Kayla S
    March 20, 2017|
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    Response from David F | Reviewed this property |
    Garden suite is enough. This place is our hidden secret - the absolute best, and I would suggest you buy the food package as well which is outstanding.
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    MomofFourGreatKids
    February 13, 2017|
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    Response from Yurij G | Property representative |
    Dear MomofFourGreatKids, we accept guests not staying on our property for lunch, dinner and to our beach cabañas, however all subject to availability. We kindly invite you to contact the concierge department who will take... More
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    November 25, 2016|
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    Response from Sirius_blk | Reviewed this property |
    Booked thru travel agent, they did not aks for CC or id
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    "You can't go wrong with any room."
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    "We were in the garden with a plunge pool...... heaven"
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    "Do not book the garden room and be prepared for more rustic than luxury"
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