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BajaCactus Motel

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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Even though I had phoned to reserve two rooms, and left my phone number for contact, I was not told that my rooms would be released if we did not arrive by 7pm. So I was disappointed to be told that there was "no room at the inn" for us when we arrived at 9pm..... There is very little option...

1Thank Jane L
San Diego, California
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My expedition buddy and I unfortunately got in a car accident halfway between El Rosario and Cataviña. The day was getting late as we waited for assistance, and a woman in the other car recommended this hotel where they'd be heading as well. What a welcome sight it was! Between the two parties, we claimed the last three rooms available....

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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Located right next to the Pemex and Mama Espinoza restaurant. Stayed upstairs in one of the back hotel rooms. Decor very nice. Clean Large room with King Bed. Only downside, heater not capable of heating room. Room was 57 degrees when I checked in, and with heater going all night, never got above 61. Would not stay again alone during...

Thank ok3
Fallbrook, California
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The hotel is small and quaint. Although it is right on Hwy 1 you do not hear road noise. They have two levels of room economy and standard. Both of which are really affordable. Given a choice go with the standard. The only negative is the dirt parking, and since it has been raining was truly a mud pit. This...

Thank Steven W
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Great rooms at a great price and very short walk to Mama Espinosa's wonderful restaurant too! The ambiance and decor at such a great representation of Mexico. We plan to stay there every time we drive down the 1 to Los Barriles. It is a great experience!!

Thank jlmun0z
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I have stayed at the Baja Cactus every year for the last 8-10 years. It is always simply grreat! Clean oversized rooms, excellent staff, and good food close by. It is simply the Best Value in Mexico! I cannot recommend it higher!

Thank DrTCom
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Clean place for an overnight stop on the way down Baja. Comfortable beds and beautiful tile work in the bathrooms. TV reception from the 50's and all in Spanish but you are in Mexico so that's to be expected. World famous Mama Espinoza's Restaurant is next door.

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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

What a great room for 27.50US dollars Wife loves the hot water Some rode noise but we are older and do not think it will matter Road from Ensenada was rough but once past Santo Thomas it was ok The room is nice and the bed is comfy

1Thank Fortworthfrog
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Could not believe the size of the room and nice bathroom... only stayed the night for a trip down the baja, will stay again when traveling back up...good secure parking. Wifi worked great and the price is right.

Thank Tammylou11
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I am traveling through out Baja California Norte from Tijuana to Guerrero Negro and we did a stop at this hotel to sleep the first night after Tijuana and is great; is clean, hot water and there is heat in the room so is perfect. The front desk service also is good and fast. I would only add a hair...

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All our rooms have king size beds, AC, heating, Satellite Color TV (HBO, Cinemax, Hallmark, etc.), free Internet Access, WiFi HotSpot, in-room phone service, amenities including coffee machine and bottled water, laundry services, 24 hour front desk and security services with video surveillance cameras, secure parking lot, 24 hours hot water showers and many more services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BajaCactus Motel

Address: Carretera Transpeninsular Km. 55 | Tramo San Quintin-Punta Prieta, El Rosario 22960, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > Ensenada Municipality > El Rosario
Price Range: $32 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Bajacactus Hotel El Rosario
Bajacactus Motel El Rosario
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“I have never had a bad room and I have stayed in almost all rooms in the hotel!”
DrTCom, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The bottom floor rooms are quite dark. Go for a second floor.”
1157lfs, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a room on first floor, in the back (new) section to avoid hearing the loud trucks that go right through El Rosario all day.”
JamesM1964, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Higher rooms towards the back, they have little terrazas”
sheenajungle, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If alone, I like either 101 or 102. Easy to access from parking and walking to dinner.”
JerryM802, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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