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Desert Inn San Ignacio

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on th road
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53 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Desert Inn San Ignacio – Room 106, May 22, 23, two nights. This hotel was formerly named La Pinta and is on Trip Advisor as both names with 2 different rates. It has not been a La Pinta hotel since 2010. We felt this hotel was the best choice in town after we checked them all. Surprisingly, this property is... More 

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Escondido, California
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Close to the town center Very friendly Food Excellent and good service Gate to whale watching in the lagoon near San Ignacio Pool is nice and clean Quiet and friendly surrounding Recommend the months of Feb. March and April

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

The Desert Inn is a very good value, modern-ish, hotel, if a little noisy from the street traffic at night. From the outside, the hotel looks unattractive and somewhat drab. However, on the inside, the hotels appears as a Mexican villa with a nice desert garden, a central area around the bedrooms with a nice swimming pool. The food menu... More 

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Thank Byron W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We stayed at the Desert Inn one night in February 2016 on our way from whale watching in San Ignacio Lagoon to Loreto Airport. The hotel is nice and clean. The room we got had lots of space and beds were OK. We had dinner and breakfast in the restaurant and the service was efficient. Food is fairly basic Mexican... More 

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Thank Claes S
Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Great hotel in the midle of a palm trees oasis. Nice option if you're in San Ignacio although is not the cheapest... One thing I would improve is the internet connection, wi-fi is just available in the lobby

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

The food was hit and miss some was great others were poor. The service was appalling by the time he last person was served the majority had finished there meal. Our group had been booked in advance and our guide used to work here but that didn't help. Wi fi only worked in the lobby but was free

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Thank Carole P
Culver City, California
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32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

My husband and I were headed to the lagoon for whale watching with Kuyima Ecotours in February 2016. We checked out Trip Advisor and saw that this place for a #1 location in San Ignacio. Granted there are only 4 or 5 hotels in the area. This one is very nice, clean, safe, and quiet. We flew into Loreto airport,... More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We took the evening bus from Santa Rosalia to the drop-off on Highway #1 for San Ignacio and walked the short distance to the Desert Inn. We were given a newly renovated room, which was spotless, with 2 queen sized beds, beautifully but not luxuriously appointed. Lots of hot water, soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, and even a sewing kit! The... More 

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2 Thank LindeT
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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73 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

San Ignacio Springs B&B was closed for the summer so we gave Desert Inn a try. It is the standard Fonatur hotel, that were built in the late 60s. It was nicely updated and the staff was helpful and fast. We were the only guests at the hotel. We did not try the restaurant so cannot report the food. The... More 

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Thank bajahomeboy
Vancouver, Washington
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41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay if going to pet whales in San Ignacio Lagoon. Food and beverage selections were very good. Definitely place to stay.The people are very cordial and friendly. WiFi a bit sketchy but you are on vacation.

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Additional Information about Desert Inn San Ignacio

Address: D Conocido sta Rosalia, San Ignacio, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Sur > San Ignacio
Hotel Class:3 star — Desert Inn San Ignacio 3*
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Desert Inn San Ignacio Hotel San Ignacio
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“Ask for room away from the Games Room”
  • The double room (bathroom with shower included)
 of 5 bubbles LindeT, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We had a room on the front street side and it was very quiet....”
 of 5 bubbles bajahomeboy, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“All rooms seem to be located around the swimming pool. Very tropical feel with palm trees and flowers.”
 of 5 bubbles nancye765, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
“I doubt any room would be noisy, unless crickets really annoy you. Beautiful surroundings.”
 of 5 bubbles RosaritoKen, 9 Mar 2014 | Read review
“choose a room near the pool”
 of 5 bubbles brokenarrow111, 12 Mar 2013 | Read review
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