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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we have stayed here several times in the past, its walking distant to the Malecon but this will be our last visit,,, the sheets and mattress pad didn't fit so fought that all night but the big thing is, we got eaten alive with bed bugs, not very nice also the restaurant and Bar are closed,

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Thank Ken B
San Diego, California
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573 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

So on a Spring Break doing sound out in San Felipe the promoter lied about us having a hotel room for each of us and would have two rock bands and 4 sound engineers share the bed and floors! I said hell no and rented a couple of rooms at the El Capitan. The views were amazing and the water... More 

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1 Thank Jiro_Kaneshiro
Eugene, Oregon
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2016

This is a tired motel in a tired town. Usually when we rent a place like this, there's something charming about it. Not so here. It was noisy because of the music from the casino across the street (not their fault). It was moderately clean. The towels should have been retired long ago. There were no hand towels or wash... More 

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Thank Dave P
Rosarito, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

My husband, Tom, and I lived in San Felipe for a year and a half and go back to visit friends from time to time. When we stay in town, we go to the El Capitan hotel one block off the beach and get a small room for $40 USD on Sunday through Thursdays, but that price goes up to... More 

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5 Thank Jackie D
Ensenada, Mexico
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57 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

The room was very basic, but clean. The swimming pool and area around it was clean, but tiles in the pool were slippery. It was difficult for my husband to get out of the pool - no traction. The maids helped him get out. That being said, I would go there again. Office people were very helpful.

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2 Thank d7bythesea
Butler NJ
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2013

The room was clean and comfortable, you have to remember, you are not paying 75 dollars a night. It has a small pool and room service was as expected. I stayed there last year when the restraunt was open. It is a 2 minute walk to downtown, very convenient for tacos and beer, what else is there in san felipe... More 

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10 Thank 37Ktm950
Los Angeles, California
1 review
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Reviewed 22 October 2012

This hotel is the most horrible hotel in the whole world. My in laws and my family went there to have some relaxing time, but besides fighting with cockroaches at night in our bedrooms, we finally go to sleep and at 2am the owner's son brought about 25-30 friends and had the parking lot full of trucks with LOUD Mexican... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 22 October 2012

dirty room owner son had party on pool area & until 5;30 AM loud music finally i called police . most drity hotel in the world. dont spend not even 1cent for that hotel . rooms was full of roaches .blanket was ripped . there is no service at all . pool water was yellow

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3 Thank kambiz n
Southern California / San Pedro
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 23 June 2011

An affordable, well maintained older motel with a good location on Mar de Cortez ( Sea of Cortez St ). The room we stayed in this time was a King, last year a Queen. Both rooms where clean and basic with TV and AC. Nothing fancy. Maids always give me extra towels when I ask. Remember maids are paid poorly... More 

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5 Thank Bajatrader
San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 June 2010

I've been to dozens of economical hotels in Mexico, and didn't mind this one's lumpy matresses, or even the wild Ranchero Fiesta in our parking lot between 2:00 and 4:00 in the morning, but i did take exception to the food floating in the pool and on the pool lounge chairs, and the maid going into my room and helping... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about El Capitan

Address: Mar De Cortez 298, San Felipe, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > San Felipe
Number of rooms: 41
Also Known As:
El Capitan San Felipe
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Get one of you're choice! some people prefer downstairs? others want the view?”
 of 5 bubbles Jiro_Kaneshiro, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask to see your room before you pay for it. Check out the bed and shower to make sure it's okay.”
 of 5 bubbles jackieandtom, 5 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room that is not near the pool, if it is a weekend. People are there to party, after all.”
 of 5 bubbles d7bythesea, 28 May 2013 | Read review
“just dont go to el capitan”
 of 5 bubbles kambizn, 22 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Request a King size bed room. Weekdays are best.”
 of 5 bubbles Bajatrader, 23 Jun 2011 | Read review
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