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Hotel El Cortez

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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 June 2016

The hotel has one of the best views of the town of San Felipe, the beach is very nice & clean. The rooms are pricey for what you get. We paid $100 US dollars. The beds were comfortable but the sheets looked stained. Thankfully we had taken our own sheets. The bathroom looked like they don't clean them that well.... More 

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Been trying to get to San Felipe for the past 25 years and finally made it there for spring break '16, or the week after during "semana santa". The motel wasn't so bad in retrospect compared to the town. or the beach for that matter. The motel building is on the beach but behind a walk and the swimming pool,... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We go to San Felipe 4-6 times a year (drive from So Cal), and although we now have a small house in nearby Club De Pesca, we have stayed at El Cortez in the past, and we regularly eat at the restaurant and drink at the bar. The rooms are a little dated, but adequate and comfortable, and the bar... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Had a pleasant stay at Hotel El Cortez. Our hotel room was cleaner and a lot larger than we expected--we had a single room on the second floor with a king size bed. We were a little concerned that the door didn't have a deadbolt, so we did put a chair in front of the door when we went to... More 

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Brawley, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Do not waste your money or ruin your stay by booking at El Cortez. I stayed there for 3 nights and I have bed bug bites all over, 12 in just my left arm. It ruined my weekend. Honestly I would prefer camping next time over staying there. Also the management is no good. Our neighbors were blasting a stereo... More 

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Rosarito, Mexico
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89 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Do not ever stay at this hotel. Four "girlfriends" went to San Felipe for the weekend in November 2014 and decided to stay at the El Cortez. Big, costly mistake. They all got robbed the first night there by brazen employees who entered their rooms! They stole my girlfriend's purse while she was sleeping in the room! There was no... More 

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Dana Point, California
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2014

If you stay here, lock the deadbolt. There is a thief who has a master key. This did not seem to upset the cash-only front office staff. He entered 3 bungalows while guests were sleeping and stole purses and iPhones and iPads. If you leave, keep all valuables on your person. See the previous review! The beach bungalows are like... More 

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3 Thank Karen O
Ladera Ranch, California
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52 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Let's start with the good things about this property, it's on the beach which is very nice, the restaurant and bar are right off the beach and there is great seating outside to enjoy your view. The food was pretty good which made it nice. There is a funky bar down the way on property which is a cool hang... More 

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3 Thank fleurdelys55
Montebello, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I looooved staying here its soo romantic and beautiful its right off the water they also have fun activities to do in the water. the view is perfect and your literally feet away from the water. theres also a good restaurant to eat there and have drinks its walking distance to a lot of shops and stores. Im not sure... More 

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1 Thank Toots R
Rosarito, Mexico
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2014

The casitas are modest and on the beach, did not stay in the regular rooms. We have stayed there 3 times and always request a casita. The beach and palapas are great. The Resturant is very good and located on the water. The bar and pool area are very good also and are expectations are generally met. We will stay... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The best hotel in San Felipe! Come and enjoy your next vacations at Hotel El Cortez, Rooms starting at just : $79.99 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Cortez

Address: Calle San Felipe 21850, San Felipe 37600, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > San Felipe
Price Range: $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 109
Also Known As:
El Cortez Hotel San Felipe
Hotel El Cortez San Felipe, Mexico
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“Downstairs rooms are better & good location”
 of 5 bubbles D1318SOcaroll, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“main building rooms are very big most have two queen size beds.”
 of 5 bubbles AllAccessSD, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the beach bungalow, not the hotel rooms, not the suites. Around $80 a night.”
 of 5 bubbles 31kareno, 19 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a casitas on the beach, or the room with a it's own balcony on the north end of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 78SteveC, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Way overpriced !!!”
 of 5 bubbles K7924PFmikeg, 10 Aug 2014 | Read review
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