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Hotel Esencia

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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“garden suite”(15 reviews)
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I usually rotate with Belmond Maroma, Rosewood Mayakoba, and Las Ventanas when going to Mexico. My wife wanted to try something different this time around so I found this hotel through a search. Our time was great and we will return in...More

1  Thank tehiukko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I even begin? While deciding to spend the weekend in Mexico was a last minute decision for my boyfriend & I, we both had Hotel Esencia on our radar for quite some time. So deciding to spend a few days at Kevin Wendle’s...More

2  Thank Kristina B
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kristina B, Thanks so much for your exquisitely kind and detailed review. Nothing pleases me more than to hear that we were "on your radar" for quite some time after hearing great feedback from your friends. Plenty of people check online reviews of course...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a long weekend in July at this hotel and it's certainly one of the nicest hotels I have ever stayed in. The hotel is hidden away in a lush green oasis and it has a wonderful white sandy beach. The service of the...More

1  Thank Guido G
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guido G, My sincere thanks for your recent stay with us and for taking the time to post this very kind 5 star review. It's true that we are located on perhaps the most beautiful stretch of beach along the "Riviera Maya" in a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Esencia has been on my must-try list for years & we finally went for a quick 3 day getaway...our first but hopefully not our last time staying at this absolute dream of a hotel. We kept on remarking how we felt like we were...More

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

Dear WellieNY, You are most kind with your five star review! On behalf of all of us here, thank you so much for sharing your comments here. It's so nice to hear that we've been on your "must-try" list for years and that we met...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just spent 5 days in this idyllic spot. It was our treat at the end of a fabulous site setting trip in Peru. What can I say?.... The staff were amazing, all so welcoming and got to know what we liked so very...More

1  Thank Francesca O
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Francesca O, Such a beautiful review! Thanks so much for your extraordinarily kind words. I'm delighted to know that you enjoyed your suite and our restaurants, and I thank you for mentioning the members of our service team who went out of their way...More

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Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$607 - US$1,751 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Xpu-Ha
#1 Spa Hotel in Xpu-Ha
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$607 - US$1,751 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Xpu-Ha
#1 Spa Hotel in Xpu-Ha
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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mjmusser2
23 July 2018|
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Response from Snoozan | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know about fly fishing. The day we arrived the seaweed smell was pretty bad (of course they clean off the seaweed itself so the beach is immaculate) but the rest of the four days it was beautiful— no smell at all. As... More
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mjmusser2
23 July 2018|
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Response from Lydell T | Reviewed this property |
There is in Akumal but the best is in Punta Allen. Contact Greg Rahe In Punta. I can't remember his company and Trip Advisor won't let me give you his email. Just Google his name.They can send a boat to pick you up at... More
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world_traveler_ct
15 April 2018|
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Response from Ana_Bertelli | Reviewed this property |
We did not use the meal plan. We did drive around and ate at Tulum mostly, we loved to explore the region. The restaurants at the property are excellent but we thought they were a bit too expensive.
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"La Rosa Master suite"
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"Jungle rooms can be a short walk from the main house & beach."
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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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