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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2012

An excellent place to stay. Clean rooms, air conditioning, and pleasant staff. The swimming pool was a real treat after travelling in the heat. A real gem. Full menu available. 3 miles to the north, there are rock paintings worth a visit.

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2Thank eileen h
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Reviewed 20 August 2012

This hotel is a standard for those traveling down Baja. A safe clean place to stop for the night. They have dog-friendly rooms, a good restaurant, and a fun bar with a pool table. It's a bit expensive for what it is, but there are no other real options in the area.

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2Thank Lydia L
Banning, California
Reviewed 25 July 2012

Stayed there twice recently; once while driving to Loreto, and again on the return trip. It is a natural half-way point. Fortunately, this place is, for lack of a better word, 'charming'. The owners seem to take great pride in their hotel, and it shows. It has really improved in recent years. The rooms are large, and clean. The beds...

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Bisbee, Arizona
Reviewed 26 May 2012

After a long day of driving and you're out in the middle of nowhere, the Desert Inn surrounded by the enchanting Boojum Tree forest is the perfect refuge. The rooms are very clean and arched corridors leading to the pool, restaurant, and lobby invites you to relax from a busy day of navigating the winding roads of the Baja. I...

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Jamul, CA
Reviewed 9 April 2012

We stopped at this hotel with two other couples on March 31, 2012. We found it nicer than we had ever seen it before. Rooms-spotless, and power all of the time. The grounds and landscaping were is top shape throughout. The food was good overall, depending on what you ordered. A bit pricey, but all of Baja has become more...

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La Mision, Mexico
Reviewed 28 March 2012

After a late arrival on a dark, rainy night, we were ready to relax and have a nice warm meal. A large party filled the dining facility, but with encouragement, a table was made up for our party in the corner. The service was acceptable, an overworked waiter tried his best, but I'm dumbfounded still at how you can make...

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London
Reviewed 27 February 2012

I loved this place! After a rather hairy drive with the last hour being in the dark we arrived at this wonderful place in the middle of nowhere. It was quite cold on arrival but the restaurant and the bar were well heated and we played billiards and had a great unwinding session with margaritas and red wine in the...

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2Thank Verinia
Mona, Utah
Reviewed 29 October 2011

We passed this going south, made a note of it, then stopped on the drive back to the US. We were informed by the front desk clerk that this place is no longer affiliated with the Desert Inn chain of Baja hotels. Mexican decor, thick walls with big windows. Air conditionied. Clean, sweet lavender smelling sheets. Out in the middle...

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5Thank UtahShunpiker
Rio vista
Reviewed 8 June 2011

An unbelievable find in the middle of nowhere. The staff was helpful, the grounds were extraordinarily clean, the rooms were clean-truly a desert oasis. The staff brought us cervezas and margaritas by the pool while our kids played, and yummy chips and salsa out of the blue! Dinner and breakfast were delicious and, the best part, my dad was able...

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4Thank marcyrutherford
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 2 May 2011

After hours of car through a beautiful but hot and dusty desert, it was like heaven getting here. Beautiful, fresh, large, clean rooms, and very good restaurant. Not exactly "budget", for Baja California standards, not very expensive either, and well worth it. At the time of my stay, renewal works were taking place on the roof and in courtyards. I...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Desert Inn Catavina

Address: San Quintin Punta Prieta portion of Highway 1, Km. 178, Catavina, Ensenada Municipality, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > Ensenada Municipality > Catavina
Price Range: €70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
Also Known As:
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Desert Hotel Catavina
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“any room towards the rear of the building facing the large cacti, away from the man road.”
 of 5 bubbles Papafish92037, 6 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Rooms in the back are more silent”
  • patio and renewal works
 of 5 bubbles gallettgirl, 2 May 2011 | Read review
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