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Hotel Ben-Zaa

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Ben--Zaa Hotel and Restaurant is a long term family run establishment that supports a local family. The rooms are simple and clean and the roof top is perfect for sunsets - so ask Maria to make you a special Margarita and head up. You are close to the downtown strip plus near the best small beach. Steve is a...

Thank Regala Z
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Without a doubt the 6 ounce tequila field margaritas are the best in town. Go for happy hour and stay for the visits in the atmosphere where everyone is friendly. The food looks very good but unless you pre-order when you get there you will be disappointed as only a certain amount of meals are made each dinner.

Thank Junio60
Wasaga Beach, Canada
Reviewed 23 April 2015

After traveling far and wide, I can attest to the fact that the best Margaritas anywhere I have been are made here, by Maria! And the Pina Coladas are awesome as well! Happy hours are two-for-one but take the good advice given by the locals and limit yourself to one two-for-one. This is a popular, well-known spot for happy hours...

Thank Sheila C
Oaxaca, Mexico
Reviewed 15 December 2013

I have stayed in 16 different lodgings in Puerto Escondido during the past 14 years andhave finally settled on the Ben-Zaa as my favorite because of consistently good, home cooked food, best Happy Hour in town, large rooms with ocean breeze, clean swimming pool and airy patio where guests gather.. The location on a knoll near Playa Manzanilla makes air...

1Thank chapulin A
Reviewed 17 January 2013

We had the evening special meal.It was the best pork I have ever had in puerto. Also great salad with fresh beet slices and fresh pepper wedges. Yum. We will be checking the schedule for our next meal there! We went to the rooftop to watch the sunset. Excellent unobstructed view. Had dinner on second floor patio.

2Thank annikarosenqvist
Reviewed 14 January 2013

I thought that this place was great value and in a top location. In between the centre and main beach and the best beach (Manzanillo). The rooms were clean and comfortable however they were looking a bit run down. The pool was well maintained and an added bonus. Although never having eaten at the restaurant the dinners looked like good...

1Thank Joe R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2013

We were recommended this place by a travel guide, which usually has great recommendations. This place was pretty awful from the start. The staff were rude, asking us on more than one occasion if we were planning on staying until we had said, as they wanted to offer the rooms to waiting guests. We had made a reservation with them...

3Thank Lily C
Reviewed 4 November 2010

Have stayed many times and will stay many more!! It is clean safe and without question the best food drinks and happy hour in town!! Sunset from the roof top holds some of my best memories of mexico!! The pool and staff are fantastic can't wait to get back there!! Viva Mexixo! !

1Thank 74sweets
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 16 February 2009

The owners were extremely friendly. Most of the guests were English speaking and seemed to know each other; at least in the winter many of the guests come year after year. Loved the swimming pool and the view from the roof. I had two reservations: the first is that there is just a very dim light above the bed so...

7Thank metasequoia
Reviewed 4 January 2009

This is my third visit to Puerto Escondido and the Ben Zaa....and definitely not my last! I wanted to experience a part of Mexico and its culture that is not as heavily influenced by tourists as it is in other parts of the country. I found it here! The Ben Zaa is an affordable, safe and clean hotel with a...

4Thank MissEmBanff

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Ben-Zaa... has 32 clean, comfortable rooms, with balconies, ocean view and poolside rooms, gorgeous rooftop views of the entire town, garden areas with palapas, both child and adult swimming pools and enclosed parking. The hotel is conveniently located for easy access to the airport, shopping and four beaches. The Hotel courtyard features the charming Restaurant-Bar Escondido, where International chef Steve Posing creates his masterpieces, allowing diners the choice of Mexican or North American cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ben-Zaa

Address: 303 Calle Puerto Angellito 3A | Sector Hidalgo, Puerto Escondido 71980, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Puerto Escondido
Price Range: €5 - €20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 36
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