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Hotel Esencia

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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“garden suite”(15 reviews)
“the main house”(14 reviews)
“plunge pool”(21 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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4.5 Star Hotel
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28 Jan29 Jan
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hotel Esencia is the gem of the Mayan Riviera. I know the area like the palm of my hand, having spent many winters there. Hotel Esencia captured all the comforts possible without compromising the natural simplicity of this exotic coast - an almost impossible balance...More

Thank diegoderomsail
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I stayed at the Hotel Esencia last week. Last 5 beach trips were: Petit St. Vincent, Grace Bay, Antiqua, Belmond Maroma, Caneel Bay. You can go read a few hundred reviews or just take my word, save the time, and book the...More

Thank William K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Esencia is everything the reviews say - laid back, beautiful, an oasis of calm. If this is what you are looking for, Esencia can’t be beat - our suite was pristine and perfect - hammock, outdoor shower, the occasional peacock wandering by and a luxurious...More

Thank familyguy
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 6 days ago

Dear familyguy, Such a lovely review! A million thanks for taking a moment to post your comments here. There's nothing that gives me more pleasure than reading a 5 star review as all of us here work incredibly hard to get everything right. On behalf...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location, wonderful rooms, terrific staff, great food and drinks. The sea looks like a giant swimming pool and the sand is sparkling white to match the whitewash of the low-rise buildings. The kitchen are dab hands with fresh seafood and produce, and the margaritas...More

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Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 1 week ago

Dear texanaussie, Thanks so much for taking the time to write and for your lovely 5 star review. It was a pleasure having you with us during your holidays. I'm sure that our chef in particular will be delighted to read your feedback as he...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Esencia is one of our favorite hotels in the world. A chic, luxurious oasis on a white sand beach beside a turquoise sea. Exquisitely appointed, tastefully decorated, spotlessly clean, Esencia is pure perfection. As wonderful for a romantic get away as it is for...More

Thank esgerber
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 1 week ago

Dear esgerber, What a beautiful review! Thanks so much for posting your comments. They really made my day. I'm delighted to know that you and your family enjoyed your holidays with us. I hope that we will have the pleasure of a return visit! All...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2017 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
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 Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$762 - US$2,222 (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$762 - US$2,222 (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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Hotel & Grounds (247)
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Celia C
7 January 2018|
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Response from Kevin W | Property representative |
Many of our visitors take advantage of our all-inclusive "meal plan" which includes unlimited breakfast, lunch, dinner, juice bar, snacks, and soft drinks for a price of $150 per person per day plus tax and 15% service... More
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Meghan P
6 January 2018|
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Response from Kevin W | Property representative |
Yes there is 24 hour room service. A nice selection of favorites!
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alexshulman
17 December 2017|
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Response from kimmievNewYork | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's very safe and you can walk a decent length but can go back and forth.
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Room Tips
"All rooms are beautiful, but the new beachside bungalows are BEYOND!"
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"Privacy in the jungle rooms. Elegance in the main house. Convenience in the beach suites."
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"All the rooms are amazing, select one based on your desire (beach view, garden, or main house)"
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"Some rooms are on the second story of the bungalow with no handrails on the stairs so we switched to the..."
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