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4.2 out of 5 Very Good
533 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Pet Friendly
Air Conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided


Explore the area

Popular LocationCivica Plaza5 min walk
Popular LocationEnsanada History Museum5 min walk
Popular LocationRiviera Cultural Center6 min walk
AirportEnsenada, Baja California Norte (ESE)17 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Refrigerator

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Refrigerator
  • Standard Room, Multiple Beds, Refrigerator

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 King Beds
    More detailsStandard Room, Multiple Beds, Refrigerator
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Refrigerator

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Refrigerator

About this area


Located in Ensenada, Best Western El Cid is in a walkable area with good shopping. Caracol Museum and State Center for the Arts are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Winery Santo Tomas and Liceaga Winery.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • First Street - 4 min walk
  • Civica Plaza - 5 min walk
  • Ensanada History Museum - 5 min walk
  • Riviera Cultural Center - 6 min walk
  • Caracol Museum - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • AirportGeneral Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl. Airport (TIJ) - 83 min drive


  • Starbucks — 5 min walk
  • Birrieria La Guadalajara — 5 min walk
  • Geppettos Pizzeria & Bistro — 5 min walk
  • Hacienda El Charro — 8 min walk
  • La Cocedora De Langosta — 8 min walk

About this property

Best Western El Cid

3-star Ensenada hotel in Zona Centro, walk to First Street
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a business center, a meeting room, and concierge services are onsite. All 51 rooms provide conveniences like dining areas and kitchenettes, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find room service, rainfall showerheads, and coffee makers.
Best Western El Cid offers 51 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations at this 3-star hotel have kitchenettes with separate dining areas. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and hair dryers.

This Ensenada hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard sanitization guidelines of We Care Clean (Best Western)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and lunch
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Separate dining area


  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business center


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Linens


  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower


  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining room
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini-fridge


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Safe

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Renovations and closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of MXN 500 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of MXN 1050 per stay
Dogs only
1 per room (up to 44 lbs)
Pets cannot be left unattended
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet deposit: MXN 1050 per stay
  • Pet fee: MXN 500 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Best Western El Cid and receive a full refund?
Yes, Best Western El Cid offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Best Western El Cid cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Best Western El Cid have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Best Western El Cid pet-friendly?
Yes, Best Western El Cid allows dogs (limit 1 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 44 lbs per pet. There's a deposit of MXN 1050 per stay and a fee of MXN 500 per pet, per night.
How much is parking at Best Western El Cid?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Best Western El Cid?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–11:30 PM.
What time is check-out at Best Western El Cid?
Check-out is at 11:30 AM.
Does Best Western El Cid provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Best Western El Cid located?
Located in Zona Centro, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Avenida Adolfo Lopez Mateos and First Street. Civica Plaza and Ensanada History Museum are also within 10 minutes.
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Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Traveled with partner
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
DO NOT BOOK! The tv did not work, There is no clothing iron, the carpet is old and it smelled like cigarettes. There was no hot water in the shower and overall it felt more like a motel. Definitely not worth $87 a night. Prefer an airbnb than staying here!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I was in the center of all the good restaurants and shops. Good restaurant in hotel. Family oriented. Not happy that they charged us for some dirty towels. Otherwise good reasonable place to stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The place is ready nice vert clean and they have a great service. The only things was the bed it was really uncomfortable
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children, Business traveler
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excelente servicio, encantada con el tema de el hotel muy rustico. El hotel esta muy limpio y todos muy atentos y amables.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We love the place...room are clean and spacious,the ac work perfect 😊..the only think is that upgrade to smart tv. To use I’d with you cell phone ...but over all we are happy and on the next opportunity we will get back
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

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