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Overview of El Refugio

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El Refugio

3.5 out of 5

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Professionally cleaned
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in

Explore the area

    Popular LocationFirst Street4 min walk
    Popular LocationAntigua Aduana Maritima Museum6 min walk
    Popular LocationEnsenada Regional History Museum8 min walk
    AirportEnsenada, Baja California Norte (ESE)43 min drive

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  • City Apartment, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking (Refugio 2)

    Room amenities

    • 1163 sq ft
    • 2 bedrooms
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 2 Twin Beds
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  • City Apartment, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking (Refugio 3)

    Room amenities

    • 1162 sq ft
    • 2 bedrooms
    • City view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 King Bed, 2 Twin Beds and 1 Queen Bed
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  • City Apartment, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking (Refugio 4)

    Room amenities

    • 1162 sq ft
    • 2 bedrooms
    • City view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Queen Beds and 1 Twin Bed
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About this area


El Refugio is located in Ensenada. Antigua Aduana Maritima Museum and Ensenada Regional History Museum are cultural highlights, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit First Street and Avenida Ruiz.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Avenida Ruiz - 4 min walk
  • First Street - 4 min walk
  • Antigua Aduana Maritima Museum - 6 min walk
  • Ensenada Regional History Museum - 8 min walk
  • Civica Plaza - 13 min walk


  • Restaurant Boules — 5 min walk
  • Taqueria Mexico Lindo — 6 min walk
  • Hussong's — 6 min walk
  • Papa's and Beer Ensenada — 6 min walk
  • Hacienda El Charro — 6 min walk

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

El Refugio

3.5-star Ensenada apartments in Zona Centro, walk to First Street
This smoke-free apartment building features coffee/tea in a common area, a 24-hour front desk, and barbecue grills. Self parking is free. Each apartment provides a kitchen with a refrigerator, an oven, a stovetop, and a microwave. Guests will appreciate conveniences like 2 bathrooms and a washer/dryer, while a Smart TV with cable channels and Netflix provide a bit of entertainment. Housekeeping is available on request.
El Refugio offers 3 air-conditioned accommodations with washers/dryers and safes. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. Accommodations at this 3.5-star apartment have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Smart televisions come with cable channels and Netflix. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site


  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • Coffee/tea in a common area


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Sitting area


  • Smart TV with cable service
  • Netflix

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Barbecue grill
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor entertainment area


  • Washer/dryer


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Safe
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • 24-hour front desk

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Security system
  • Smoke detector
  • Window guards


  • 3 rooms
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

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Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

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.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 8 percent

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 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property only accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash for all bookings
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Property is also known as

El Refugio Apartment Ensenada
El Refugio Ensenada
El Refugio Ensenada
El Refugio Apartment
El Refugio Apartment Ensenada

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at El Refugio and receive a full refund?
Yes, El Refugio offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to El Refugio cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at El Refugio?
As of Mar 8, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at El Refugio on Mar 9, 2021 start from $90, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is El Refugio pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at El Refugio?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at El Refugio?
Check-in is from 3 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at El Refugio?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is El Refugio located?
Located in Zona Centro, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Avenida Ruiz and First Street. Antigua Aduana Maritima Museum and Ensenada Regional History Museum are also within 10 minutes.
Rating 5 - Excellent. 14 out of 16 reviews
5 - Excellent 88%
Rating 4 - Good. 2 out of 16 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 16 reviews
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness
Great view
Easy to get to. Access kind of tricky. Property really nice with a nice view. There is no front desk or office so paying at the property took forever since the terminal wasn’t working. Had to go to the bank to pay in cash with the risk of having the card blocked because of so many attempts to pay. Advertised with washer and drier but no laundry detergent. Overall it was a nice stay.
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Very pretty property... and very comfortable, great view
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great property with a modern decor
Had a great time at El Refugio, definitely planning on booking there again. Total privacy and the decor was superb.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, amenities
We loved the area of the property very close to the strip restaurants and the wine route the property was beautiful, had all amenities and was a gated complex.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lots of room, nice view & great location. The property manger was in communication too.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

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