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Waterloo, Ontario
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

We are making our way down Baja to La Paz where we have kept our sail boat for the past five years but have never driven there. Baja is spectacularly beautiful and the towns that we have been passing through have unique esthetic charms. This property was recommended to us by seasoned Baja travelers who gave it a very positive... More 

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Salice Terme, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

We spend a night in this hotel and we had a great experience. the room wwas big, the building well kept, a big bathroom and confortable beds. Coffee maker, toiletries, big screen TV, wooden furniture, pets allowed. The restaurant on his right is delicious.

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Mysuru (Mysore), India
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14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

A nice little hotel in El Rosario. The rooms are spacious, well appointed and comfortable. They have a safe parking area, so you don't have to worry about your car or motorcycle. The staff speaks English, and are cordial. It's right next to Mama Espionosa, so good food is just a few steps away. I will surely stay with them... More 

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San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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105 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2015

The Baja Cactus was always our 'go to' hotel to use and recommend to friends travelling South or headed North from Baja. The 'better' suites are mostly furthest off the busy hwy out front and are worth the extra money . Got to admit the nicer rooms are still a bargain under $40 usd but with some compromises . We... More 

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Reviewed 12 April 2015

First, they have two levels of rooms, one level is pretty sumptuous luxury. The other is for businessmen. I can't imagine not taking the high level room because they have the unusual combination of high quality with an extremely low price. I travel frequently from Baja Sur to S. Calif. and this is the perfect stopover. To top it off,... More 

4 Thank Nick H
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 2015

My husband and I stayed here on our way to see the whales in guerro negro and liked it so much we stayed again on our way home. We stayed in the new rooms in back which I would recommend. Clean, modern and one of the best places we rested at. Mama Espinoza's is a very short walk for great... More 

1 Thank mamamos
The heart of Ohio
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57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2015

This is a wonderful gem in El Rosario!! We stayed in may hotels on our trip from Ohio to La Paz and this by far is my favorite! Old Mexico feel with all of the amenities. Safe, off road parking. Fast wifi. The rooms are clean and well decorated. Loved every minute and hated that we only were able to... More 

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Los Altos, California
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210 reviews
31 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2015

I stayed here during the first night of our two day road trip from San Diego to La Paz. The hotel is clean, nice, and actually almost luxurious for Mexico standards. safe and quiet. Pets are allowed, too! The grounds are very clean, and the inner rooms are amidst interesting architecture, we took lots of photos. Parking is off the... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2015

El Rosario is easy drive from San Diego and this is a great place to stop. Large room, fast internet, dog friendly, quiet, big bulky towels, hot showers, shampoo/conditioner and body lotion - what more could you want after a drive through the desert! Parking lot next to hotel is locked at night so we felt as leaving or luggage... More 

1 Thank whattheheh
Maple Falls, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015

This little hotel tucked in corner of a an unassuming little Mexican town (El Rosario) is absolutely adorable. They should post different pictures on this site because they do not do it justice. It is wonderfully decorated and very clean! It's exactly what a 5 star Mexican hotel should be in my opinion. It's the perfect place to stop if... More 

1 Thank Joanne B

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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, Ensenada Municipality 22960, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > Ensenada Municipality > El Rosario
Price Range: $34 - $63 (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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“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.”
 of 5 bubbles JamesM1964, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Higher rooms towards the back, they have little terrazas”
 of 5 bubbles sheenajungle, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If alone, I like either 101 or 102. Easy to access from parking and walking to dinner.”
 of 5 bubbles JerryM802, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to ask for a room in the new section.”
 of 5 bubbles ot489, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The 'economy' rooms are farthest from the Pemex station.”
 of 5 bubbles Austin-Swimmer, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
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