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Hotel Esencia

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was expecting nothing short of heaven, and this is what I got!! My friend and I were there to celebrate Mother's Day. The customer service is amazing! The staff is very attentive but not annoying. They are always welcoming with a smile and are...More

4  Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 1 week ago

New beachfront suites, new food, same amazing service and location. Go Here! The staff and accommodations are beyond 5 star. Yoga every morning, tea in the afternoon and the location is ideal for exploring Playa Del Carmen and Tulum. The concierge was exceptional at getting...More

2  Thank Doctoreddy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here is a koan: how can a man so obviously driven to perfection in every detail create an idyll of relaxation and serenity like Esencia? If you are looking for quiet seclusion with attentive service, good food, and snorkeling off the beach, this is the...More

2  Thank Snoozan
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Snoozan, Such a beautiful review! Thank you for taking the time to write in such detail about your experience with us. It's true that even at 100% capacity most guests feel like they are truly "away from it all" as our intimate beachside hideaway...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three words describe Esencia: Details, Details Details. From the food to the staff. Exquisite. We have returned to an expanded setting with a new restaurant and bar. New accommodations which are spacious and luxurious. It's hard to leave this piece of Paradise!More

1  Thank Lydell T
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lydell T, A million thanks for your return visit and for taking the time to post your comments here. It's always helpful to hear directly from our guests and we are always of course extremely grateful for those who recommend the hotel here or...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

I first visited the Hotel Esencia in 2007, a complete blissed out stay. I was strangely reluctant to revisit, concerned that the Hotel Esencia had perhaps changed in a way that did not jive with my first enchanted visit there. However I took the plunge...More

3  Thank Adriaticqueen
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Adriaticqueen, We're all so flattered to receive your lovely, thoughtful review. Thank you so much! I'm quite proud of my staff here and I know that each and every one of them have read your comments "con mucho gusto". You discovered Esencia in 2007,...More

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Pool
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
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Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
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Air Conditioning
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Heated pool
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Price range
US$560 - US$1,888 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Xpu-Ha
#1 Spa Hotel in Xpu-Ha
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
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US$560 - US$1,888 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Xpu-Ha
#1 Spa Hotel in Xpu-Ha
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world_traveler_ct
15 April 2018|
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Response from Jack J | Reviewed this property |
WE did alla carte and probably came out a little ahead. People we met had breakfast included which I was disappointed not to have known of that
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CreepyRoss
5 April 2018|
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Response from Kevin W | Property representative |
There are some very casual restaurants on the same beach as Hotel Esencia approximately 800 meters from the hotel, a 5-10 minute walk along the beach. In addition the hotel is located within a 5 minute taxi ride of Puerto... More
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world_traveler_ct
30 March 2018|
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Response from TBMORE | Reviewed this property |
Really a personal choice. Awesome to walk right out on the beach and the deck above creates shade and less direct sun. Upper level is also terrific but steep stairs and no shade (they will bring an umbrella, but wind can... More
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"Room 701 has 2 balconies and luxury shower but no bathtub. Decide whether you want to be in main house or..."
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"See review. Decide if you prefer ground floor or upper for beach access."
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"Not a single "bad" room on the property - Really!!"
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"The newest rooms have sea views"
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