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El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel

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Airdrie
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This resort was everything average, except the staff - they were very nice and charming. We paid extra to eat at the seafood buffet on our last night. Not worth the money as the fish was all fresh, but bland

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Red Deer, Canada
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Was told we could eat at all the buffets for all three hotels, when we got there it was only at certain times 11-12, unless you want to upgrade to 25$ per person per day. Very loud at night. Food was ok, dont eat the crab, we got very sick from it. The bands on the beach are there all...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Labelled as a 5-star resort, I can only conclude they come to this rating when compared to other resorts IN THE SAME AREA. When put up against high end resorts in other Mexican destinations, my opinion is that this resort is, at most, 3 to 4 stars. Regardless, The El Cid Castilla is a very comfortable stay, and the amenities...

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St Andrews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only complaint is that the beds were quite hard and there was no mini bar in the rooms. The staff were excellent and the food wonderful! Bar and serving staff were always available and ready to bring whatever you may need and always with a warm smile on their faces. My first time in Mexico and I was not disappointed!

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Mount Pleasant
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The pillows were very hard and lumpy. Woke up with stiff neck and back every day. The air conditioner left our room smelling like mold whenever we ran it. Whenever another room flushed their toilet or ran sink water, it was very loud in our room and the pipes rattled loudly and shook obnoxiously. The first time using the shower,...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just spent 2 weeks at the El Cid Castilla resort in Mazitlan. Rooms were of a decent size, beds were comfortable. Food at the the buffet was average. Stay away from the evening shows if you want a relaxing meal. Entertainment was way too loud and in your face. Tables too jamb packed, no tables for 4. Not enough chairs...

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2Thank Ron K
Germantown
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everyone was friendly and I felt safe and facility was nice and clean. We stayed here after being on a fishing trip on lake Picachos. Need large more fluffy pillows. Shower was awesome!! Most people spoke enough English for me to communicate. I would like to come back and bring my wife and kids.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our all-inclusive stay at El Cid. The hotel room was lovely and had a pretty view over the pool and out to the ocean beyond. They supplied us with huge, absorbent towels to use by the pool and on the beach, along with lounge chairs and wait staff who brought us drinks if we wanted. The food...

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Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Where to start. For starters everyone is willing to help you. Some struggle with english but they really want to help. The room is neat and clean. You gave access to all the El Sid properties close by. The meals were hot fresh and lots of it. The first day i had no hot water. They sent a maintenance man...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Since the package price for this resort was very reasonable compared to other places we've been, we were hoping it was going to be ok. It was more than ok! The room was very nice and kept very clean. We were on the 14th floor, so the view was spectacular. The pool area is decent size for the size of...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the heart of Mazatlan's Golden Zone with splendid views of the ocean, refined comforts, and warm, friendly service, El Cid Castilla Beach offers a delightful combination of sun and fun for all ages. Relax on our beautiful sandy beach as the Pacific laps at your toes, sip a refreshing beverage at one of our two connecting pools or enjoy a gorgeous sunset from your balcony as it melts on the horizon. Serving as a tropical oasis for unforgettable getaways, Castilla's vibrant location makes it the perfect retreat for entertainment seekers as it is just a few sandy steps away from the energetic nightlife, enjoyable shopping, and restaurants including Senor Frogs restaurant and disco on site. • Ideal for Friends and Families • European, All Inclusive and Elite All Inclusive Plans • Three restaurants with international cuisine • Kids Club (From 10am -10pm) • Teens Club (From 11am-7pm) • Theme night dinner buffets with live entertainment • Two expansive, connecting free form pool with swim up bar • Beach front property with aquatic center • Pronatours Tours Desk • WIFI Internet Access • El Cid Golf & Country Club, offering golf, tennis, spa, and fitness center • Only 18 miles from Mazatlan Airport ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel

Address: Av. Camaron Sabalo s/n, Mazatlan 82110, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Pacific Coast > Sinaloa > Mazatlan
Price Range: $135 - $531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 500
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Also Known As:
Hotel El Cid Castilla Beach
El Cid Mazatlan
El Cid Castilla Mazatlan
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Mazatlan
#5 Spa Hotel in Mazatlan
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Mazatlan
#6 Business Hotel in Mazatlan
#8 Family Hotel in Mazatlan
#12 Romantic Hotel in Mazatlan
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“small fridges in the rooms would be nice and better blow dryers”
 of 5 bubbles r0bertge0rgeb, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pool-view rm #'s beginning with a zero-digit offer a great view of the pool AND the beach. I had the 4th floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 491brentm, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The pillows were very hard and lumpy. Woke up with stiff neck and back every day. The air conditioner left our room smelling like mold whenever we ran it. Whenever another room flushed their toilet or ran sink water, it was very loud in our room and the pipes rattled loudly and shook obnoxiously. The first time using the shower, the hot water handle broke off. Every time you showered, you were standing in three inches of water that wouldn't drain. Housekeeping only gave us two towels- and no new washcloths. They actually knocked on our door in the middle of the day to take our towels, one day. No rugs in the room so when you track in unexpected sand in your room, you need to wash your feet before you get into bed for the night, or your left with sand in the bed. We enjoyed the all inclusive plan- although it's not truly "all inclusive". Some on-site restaurants you have to pay extra for. When we had to make reservations the morning of, for dinner, the offices opened at 7am to take reservations- but when we called each day, right at 7am, we couldn't ever get in before 8:00pm. The latest we had during our stay was 9:30pm. At the pool, the staff was very good at coming around asking if you needed a beverage. When we got down to the pool each day, there were no available chairs due to other people reserving them with their towels and personal items. When we figured out that although it is against their "policy" to do so, we gave in like everyone else and reserved our own chairs. But when we came down to our chairs for the day, someone had took some of our chairs anyway. So frustrating. At the pool, they played the exact music over their loud speakers every day- same music in the same order. It would have been better if they had more of a variety and different order of playlist. On our last afternoon, after finishing lunch at the "buffet", we left our tip and got up to leave. The "server" came and grabbed the tip before we were gone and went over to his fellow workers, bragged about it and waved it in their faces- While we were still at our table. So unprofessional. ”
 of 5 bubbles jenessab2017, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Shower was awesome!!!!! Beds seemed small compared to others and linens not soft and pillows very small.”
 of 5 bubbles W7030MVmichaelm, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want ocean front do not go for ocean view you may be looking at a parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles 812janeenb, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
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