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Hotel Esencia

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hotel Esencia is one of our most favorite hotels. It’s got a little bit of everything whether you are looking for a family vacation, fun time with friends, or a romantic getaway. It’s intimate so you can easily make friends with other guests. The staff...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a hotel that just understands what it should offer to be considered world class... I travelled here with my 3 kids (one a baby) and I was amazed at what a family friendly hotel it was while still maintaining its chic, smart, sophisticated...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank ace233
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Hotel Esencia for our first family vacation (our baby is 5 months old) and could not have had a better experience. All the reviews on TripAdvisor are accurate in detailing the beauty of the property and excellence of the service, but one really...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank bensJ9624LW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic five night stay at Hotel Esencia. I can’t recall a time when we experienced a vacation that was as flawless, fun, enjoyable and stress free. The property was gorgeous and everything was so beautifully designed. The staff was kind, gracious, welcoming,...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Matthew P
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Matt P, Such a lovely review! Thanks so much for taking the time to post your comments here. We are a small family business and we like to think of each of our guests as visitors in our own home. As you may have...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018

Having seen Hotel Esencia on the instagram pages of some of my favourite bloggers, I knew it had to be part of our Mexican honeymoon. I had really high hopes - and it absolutely didn't disappoint. From the check in experience to the spacious rooms,...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Stephanie M
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Stephanie M, I'm delighted to hear that Hotel Esencia exceeded your expectations! Thanks so much for taking the time to write this lovely review. I will be sure to extend your compliments to Moises on the beach -- I'm extremely proud of each member...More

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Description
Hotel Esencia is a 50-acre private estate, with an awe-inspiring beachfront, two swimming pools, day spa, three restaurants, and an indulgent atmosphere fitting of royalty. In fact, the property and many of the More buildings once served as the exclusive beach-side retreat of an Italian duchess. Though friendly, warm and generous, the duchess demands the very best and Esencia still benefits from her superior taste, her impeccable style, and her zest for life. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
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Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
US$803 - US$3 456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Esencia Playa Del Carmen
,
Esencia Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Location
Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Xpu-Ha
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Spa
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
US$803 - US$3 456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Esencia Playa Del Carmen
,
Esencia Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Location
Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Xpu-Ha
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Traveller (523)
Room & Suite (287)
Pool & Beach (203)
Dining (71)
Amenities (66)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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Questions & Answers
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aislinnkottwitz
26 September 2018|
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Response from Lydell T | Reviewed this property |
They do have paddle boarding and I think they had kayaks. No volleyball. Don't recommend biking on Hwy 307. No bike paths and a little too busy with traffic. You can have a cab pick you up and head to Puerto Aventuras. It's... More
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mjmusser2
22 July 2018|
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Response from Snoozan | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know about fly fishing. The day we arrived the seaweed smell was pretty bad (of course they clean off the seaweed itself so the beach is immaculate) but the rest of the four days it was beautiful— no smell at all. As... More
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mjmusser2
22 July 2018|
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Response from Lydell T | Reviewed this property |
There is in Akumal but the best is in Punta Allen. Contact Greg Rahe In Punta. I can't remember his company and Trip Advisor won't let me give you his email. Just Google his name.They can send a boat to pick you up at... More
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"We had a jungle room which was quiet and private - but all of the rooms seemed very private."
166matthewp
3 weeks ago
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"The Jungle suite was perfect."
457meaganc
17 Oct 2018
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"Jungle room was great; we never used our plunge pool. Next time will do an ocean view."
MichelleNaden
07 Oct 2018
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"I believe all the rooms are great. We had the jungle room with private pool...love, love, loved our room."
826ayannab
18 Sep 2018
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