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    Hotel Esencia

    Calle Carretera Federal KM 265, Xpu-Ha 77710, Mexico
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$682
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          Overview
          • Excellent89%
          • Very good7%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “garden suite” (14 reviews)
          “plunge pool” (16 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Fitness centre
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          Spa
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          Dry Cleaning
          Butler Service
          Babysitting
          Private Balcony
          4.5 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 242 reviews

          Reviewed yesterday

          Absolutely perfect place for a getaway. Amazing rooms, fantastic beach, excelent service. Sophisticated but simple, the italian duchess house and grounds more than exceeds expectations. Would recommend it in a heart beat.

          Thank David Y
          Reviewed 6 days ago

          If you are in need of that perfect place, the place where troubles melt away and a feeling of calm overwhelms you ......this is the place. Beyond beautiful. Chic and elegant with no fuss. Nothing is too much trouble for a delightful Staff and a...More

          Thank Cherry D
          Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel Esencia

          Dear Cherry D, What a lovely review! I'm delighted to hear that we exceeded your expectations, and I thank you for taking the time to write. Your 5 star review is much appreciated and I will be sure to alert my staff to your comments....More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          I was very close to giving HE a 1-star review, but they are located on a lovely beach and I do believe the staff means well.... BUT, every other aspect of this hotel is a very poor excuse for 'luxury' and grossly, grossly overpriced. Perhaps...More

          Thank KerriJK
          Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel Esencia

          As the owner of the hotel it always makes me sad to learn of a guest who has arrived and then left the hotel within a few short hours without giving us a chance to turn things around. This guest arrived at 615am after a...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          This was our second year in a row of staying at Esencia and it was another perfect stay. We arrived on Thursday to perfect weather and a lovely bottle of chilled Chardonnay in our room. Then, dinner and cocktails outside by the pool with great...More

          2  Thank davidmertens
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Hotel Esencia feels far from a hotel but instead your own tropical paradise. I traveled with two friends and we stayed in the Garden Suite, we had our own private terrace and pool, it felt more like a mini villa with impeccable design. I highly...More

          Thank Jerónimo N
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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Room Service
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Concierge
          • Babysitting
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hot Tub
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$744 - US$1,142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Spa Hotel in Xpu-Ha
          • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Xpu-Ha
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 29
          • Reservation Options
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          • Location
          • Mexico >
          • Yucatan Peninsula >
          • Quintana Roo >
          • Riviera Maya >
          • Xpu-Ha
          • Also Known As
          • Esencia Playa Del Carmen ,
          • Esencia Hotel Playa Del Carmen ,
          • Hotel Esencia Riviera Maya, Mexico
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          Traveller (243)
          Room & Suite (275)
          Pool & Beach (169)
          Dining (49)
          Hotel & Grounds (221)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Kayla S
          Is it worth the extra money for the plunge pool or is the garden suite enough ?
          21 March 2017|
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          Response from David F | Reviewed this property |
          Garden suite is enough. This place is our hidden secret - the absolute best, and I would suggest you buy the food package as well which is outstanding.
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          MomofFourGreatKids
          Hello, Do you have to be a guest to access your restaurant? Spa? Thank you, Jaimie
          14 February 2017|
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          Response from Yurij G | Property representative |
          Dear MomofFourGreatKids, we accept guests not staying on our property for lunch, dinner and to our beach cabañas, however all subject to availability. We kindly invite you to contact the concierge department who will take... More
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          infoO4391PT
          I was asked to email photos of credit card and driver's license when I was trying to make reservations. Has anyone else had this experience from Esencia? Thanks!
          26 November 2016|
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          Response from Sirius_blk | Reviewed this property |
          Booked thru travel agent, they did not aks for CC or id
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          Room Tips
          "Ocean view suites or villas"
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          "We were in the garden with a plunge pool...... heaven"
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          "Do not book the garden room and be prepared for more rustic than luxury"
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          "Beachfront rooms are lovely but non-beach rooms with private plunge falls or even better."
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