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El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel

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Newman Lake, Washington
Reviewed 30 January 2014

As I stated in the title, we really wanted this hotel to more like the excellent reviews than the poor reviews. Objectively I can say I wouldn't stay here again, but I can see why others like it. Some of the things that went wrong weren't the fault of the hotel, but one must really explain what the entire package...

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank You for your very detailed constructive comments. We will discuss and correct the issues that are in our control. Safe travels from all of us at the El Encanto

Nevada City, CA
Reviewed 26 January 2014

My husband and I and another couple shared a 2 bedroom suite upstairs, overlooking the garden and pool area. We only stayed one night, having arrived late in the afternoon with plans to drive to La Paz the next morning. The room was lovely and the beds were very comfortable. The staff were helpful and accommodating. We were given passes...

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our City and Hotel. The downtown Historic committee and the Art District Association have worked very hard the last 3 years on the remodel and renewal of the Historic Center. We will have a restaurant on the hotel grounds your next visit. Thanks for your comments and Safe Travels from all of us at the El...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 18 January 2014

I called about 2 months ahead and reserved a 2 bedroom suite. There are the Suites and then they also have the regular hotel rooms across the streets I asked for the "Internet Special" and told them I would pay in full that day. I believe it was about 200.00 for a 2 bedroom, kitchen, dining, living room. It is...

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the time to review, the restaurant will be open first week in March and we are excited to provide our guests a new service. Taking the time to visit the Historical Center and Art district before heading to the beach is a great idea and we have a lot of guests that do just that. We love...

Seattle
Reviewed 9 January 2014

These hotel has two buildings - one for the suites and the other - down the street - containing the "standard" rooms. We stayed in a standard room on the second floor and had to listen to the rock band in the bar across the street until the wee hours. The room itself was OK and the staff was extremely...

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We will have a restaurant on the property soon and are glad you had a chance to enjoy the historic center. Your comments on the noise are helpful as there is a decibel curfew in the Art District. Safe Travels from all of us at the El Encanto

Eagle River, Alaska
Reviewed 7 January 2014

We stayed here in 2007 and could not wait to return. This time was a totally disappointing experience. We booked on their website and prepaid the $185 room charge for the first night, as required. Upon check in, I was given a paper to sign regarding the $185 already prepaid room plus another sheet of paper for an additional $655...

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

This is a tough one for us also. There are never any excuses when you let a guest down we certainly apologize for the inconvenience. To address the matter we start at the top with the owner and work our way to staff meeting so everyone can read your comments. We appreciate your candidness and will act on your comments...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 31 December 2013

We stayed at El Encanto for 1 night at the start of our trip. We found it be very comfortable, extremely quiet, spacious and authentic. We loved the Spanish style architecture and loved that there was a living room and kitchen area separate from the sleeping area. The king sized bed was very comfortable, and the garden area outside the...

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your time to review we are much appreciative of the comments and will share with the staff Safe Travels from all of us at the El Encanto

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

Our stay at the Encanto for two nights was awesome - specifically for the location, not the rooms. You cannot find another cute boutique hotel in the heart of San Jose Del Cabo for the same price point, great value! However the rooms are average, we stayed in the second building that's a block down from the main building. The...

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. we are glad you enjoyed San Jose and we are working way to quiet any ambient noise. Safe Travels from all of us at the El Encanto

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

We had mixed feelings about El Encanto. As we arrived at the hotel we were in awe of how cute it is and how great the location is. The pool area is awesome with great sun and no wind. The heart of the town is right outside your doorstep. But then we found out that the room we had booked,...

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review and provide us constructive comments to help us improve our service. We will discuss all your comments and try and improve. Safe Travels from all of us at the El Encanto

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 December 2013

We stayed at the El Encanto Inn for 4 nights last week and loved this place. Everyone was very polite and Edwardo is especially sweet. The place is very clean but challenging for those of us who are fragrance challenged. They use a perfume in there cleaning supplies and the first room knocked me out when I opened the door....

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your constructive comments. We are discussing cleaning solution mix and have raised the laundry comment in our meeting. These comments are much appreciated and help us to improve our service. Safe Travels from all of us at the El Encanto

Belleville, Michigan
Reviewed 14 December 2013

You will love the charm of this hotel. The staff was great. Close to Sjd airport and beautiful city atmosphere. We definitely plan to come back. Book through hotel and not hotel.com for better rate. You will love this place.

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Cliff U, Guest Relations Manager at El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We enjoy this time of the year as our guests travel from all parts of the world to visit and we have the opportunity to provide the travelers of the world with insight into our area of Mexico. Thank you for your kind words Safe Travels from all of us at the El Encanto

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel & Spa is located in the heart of the historic downtown and art district of San Jose del Cabo, on Thursdays you can enjoy the Art Walk, just a few steps from the mission of San Jose, surrounded by craft shops, galleries, restaurants and bars. Located to less than 500 meters from the transpeninsular highway and just 5 minutes from the beach by car. On Saturdays you can enjoy the organic market located to 5 minutes by walking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel

Address: Calle Jose Maria Morelos 133 | Colonia Centro, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Sur > Los Cabos > San Jose del Cabo
Price Range: $150 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Hotel El Encanto
El Encanto Hotel San Jose Del Cabo
El Encanto Inn & Suites Boutique Hotel Los Cabos/San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico
Hotel Style:
#7 Business Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#14 Romantic Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#15 Family Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#20 Spa Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
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“The rooms with the pool view are great.”
lindajoysommerville, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Best to stay in the main building, although some rooms in the Annex have small kitchens.”
Jay994, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pool Suites. The other rooms are located across from Baja Brewery and they often have loud music going”
MsColorado, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room fronting the patio in the main hotel.”
ActiveBunch, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There is noone to help you with bags or even show you to your room so make sure you have ground floor”
suziq2u, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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