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Americas Best Value Inn - Posada El Rey Sol
Ranked #6 of 37 Hotels in Ensenada
Reviewed 12 September 2013

This hotel was booked on reviews alone. I was so pleased with the room!! Big flat screen TV. Only problem is get only 2 English channels. The beds were nice and firm, great for a bad backs. I slept very comfortable! The shower had a jacuzzi tube which was perfect. I would have liked the hotel jacuzzi outdoors but it was very cloudy and seemed dirty. The pool was small not much of a view of anything. Very inclosed. But clean and warm. The staff was helpful and polite the min we arrived. The fast pass thru the border was very helpful! Saved us 2hrs of having to wait. The free breakfast was excellent! The restaurant was beautiful! The weather was perfect for the patio area. Hotel location couldn't of been better. Walk to bars and shops! The hotel has a small parking area for your car small but seems secure! I would definitly return to this hotel!!

  • Stayed: September 2013
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2  Thank rustydog01
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globetrotter60, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn - Posada El Rey Sol, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2013

Thank you for sharing the experience you had with us.
We are glad you and your companion enjoyed our facilities.
Remember to ask our staff about or almost free package, which includes breakfast, the fast fast pass, 5 shots of tequila among many promotions.
Also thank you for taking the time to try our restaurant EL REY SOL,
who has delighted the palate of our guests for 66 years until today.
Would be a pleasure for us to have you visit our city one more time and have the opportunity
Of get to know all the beautiful places that we have, such as the Wineries, la Bufadora ,
our world famous Hussong's bar among our many city attractions.

Abigail Montaño
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+52 (646) 178.1601
reservaciones@elreysol.com

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Reviewed 28 August 2013

Our stay here at Posada El Rey Sol was excellent based on what we were looking for.We were not looking for room service with a sunset view of the ocean. All we wanted was to explore and get to know the town. I would not pay any more than what we did for other hotels by the port or downtown area in Ensenada. You must understand there are no 5 star hotels like the Westin, Hyatt, Four Seasons, etc like Cabo or Cancun and there really is no need. I loved the location. It was close enough to walk everywhere, and far enough from the craziness of downtown Ensenada where the bars are. This side of town had a nicer, safer, brighter, and a cleaner feel. The hotel has friendly staff that are willing to help you and speak enough English. The room was clean and I slept comfortably. I was right by the front desk on the first floor, probably not an ideal location for a room, but it was fine. Yes, the walls and the ceiling is a bit thin but I slept through it because I was so tired. The hotel gave us coupons for breakfast for El Rey Sol restaurant and it was great as well.

If I must be picky, I wish they would have stocked up on city maps and brochures.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank kewpiemayodoll40
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globetrotter60, Reservations manager at Americas Best Value Inn - Posada El Rey Sol, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2013

Thank you for you nice review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay at our HOTEL POSADA EL REY SOL.
We are looking forward to giving you an excellent service, next time you visit us make sure to visit our wineries, Marcelo's cheese & wine cellar, and La Bufadora among our many city attractions.
Once again, thank you for you preference, and we hope you can visit us again soon.

Abigail Montaño
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+52 (646) 178.1601
reservaciones@elreysol.com

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Reviewed 28 August 2013

My sister and I stayed at this hotel for a weekend. It was a very pleasant stay in a charming old Spanish style hotel. The hotel is located at the quieter end of the main street, but still within walking distance of the action. The decor is authentica Mexican, with Spanish tile in the bathroom, a sliding patio door and a added bonus of a back door with a totally enclosed private balcony. It was pretty quiet considering it was a weekend, Saturday night the hotel was full. The front desk staff are so friendly as are the rest of the staff at the hotel. The beds were quite comfortable. They have free wi fi but it is very slow. My only complaint was there was no dresser in the room, we hung up most of our clothes after asking for extra hangers, but a dresser is needed in the room. All they had was a writing desk. We will definitely stay here again. Thanks to all at this nice hotel.

Room Tip: Top floor away from the elevator is quieter.
  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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globetrotter60, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn - Posada El Rey Sol, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2013

Thank you for sharing your experience with us.
We have kept our ancestry and tradition in our decor
and always looking for the comfort of our guests.
Your opinion its very important to us.
We hope to see you again very soon, at POSADA EL REY SOL,

Abigail Montaño
Reservations manager
+52 (646) 178.1601
reservaciones@elreysol.com

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Reviewed 12 August 2013

I enjoyed my stay here. The rooms are clean and I love the design. The beds are comfortable. It passed my bedbug inspection. The location is central. The manager is very accommodating. The only problem we had was that someone rear ended our car while it was parked in the hotel. None of that is really the hotel's fault, but just be careful because the parking is a little too tight and crowded. We will definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank joys_cali
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globetrotter60, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn - Posada El Rey Sol, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2013

Thank you for taking the time to give us your review.

It is a pleasure to have such an understanding guest as yourself, and we apologize for the incident with your car. We do have another parking lot that is wider and we welcome you to use it in your future stay with us, meanwhile our security guard will be more mindful of parking bigger cars in other areas.

We would be happy to create tours for you to La Bufadora, museums and wineries in town in your next stay.

Thank you.


Abigail Montaño
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+52 (646) 178.1601
reservaciones@elreysol.com

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Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

Rooms were very clean, bed was very comfortable. Located in the middle of everything. Noisy if your room is on the first floor. Free secured parking, and we get the FREE Fast Pass to thr Border Line...

  • Stayed: August 2013
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globetrotter60, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn - Posada El Rey Sol, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2013

Thank you for you nice review,
At HOTEL POSADA EL REY SOL our guests time it’s the most important,
Remember, the FAST PASS its one all the benefits that comes included in our almost free package, among many promotions.
Don’t forget to ask for it, and let yourself fall in love with Ensendada and HOTEL POSADA EL REY SOL.


Abigail Montaño
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+52 (646) 178.1601
reservaciones@elreysol.com

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Reviewed 30 July 2013

I stayed there a couple of weeks ago. The room was spacious. It isn't a luxury destination but the proximity to El Centro was well worth the visit. The desk was very kind and helpful and the "fast pass" got me thru the border in 20 minutes. There was a killer seafood restaurant I walked to that had the best whole seabass grilled for only 120 pesos. ($8) I would highly recommend and will stay there again next time. btw the prices online can be negotiated as the hotel gets all the local rates from competition and usually matches price.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled solo
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globetrotter60, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn - Posada El Rey Sol, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2013

Thank you a lot for your nice review! Remember, we have the Fast Pass included in you rate! don´t forget toy ask for it the next time.

Hope to have you soon in Hotel Posada El Rey Sol!

Daniela TABUR
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+52 (646) 178.1601
reservaciones@elreysol.com

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Reviewed 27 July 2013

Unique property with authentic charm. Close to town and walking distance to restaurants and shopping. Great breakfast, excellent staff, spacious room. Only complaint is walls could be thicker. I can't wait to come back.

Room Tip: Ask for fast track pass if you are traveling to the United States.
  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled solo
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globetrotter60, Manager at Americas Best Value Inn - Posada El Rey Sol, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2013

We are glad that you had an amazing experience in Ensenada! and of course we are very happy to know that your stay with us was very pleasant, we hope to have you back very soon!

Thanks a lot for your great review, we really appreciate your time.

Daniela TABUR
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+52 (646) 178.1601
reservaciones@elreysol.com

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Address: Avenida Blancarte, 130 | Zona Centro, Ensenada 22800, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > Ensenada Municipality > Ensenada
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Ensenada
Price Range: £53 - £79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Americas Best Value Inn - Posada El Rey Sol 3.5*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This charming colonial boutique hotel is located in the heart of Ensenada. You can walk to more than 20 restaurants and coffee shops along the bazaar like streets lined with art treasures, each one more unique than the next.The intimate and friendly atmosphere will allow you to feel like this is your home away from home. The staff will point you in the right direction for whatever you are seeking.Come and experience our warm & friendly hospitality!Our staff will help make your visit to Ensenada a stay to remember filled with a variety of activities such as wine tours, whale and fishing trips, restaurants. ... more   less 
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