Almost Free $99 Overnight Stay (depending on room selection)
Romantic Accommodations in Ensenada, Mexico with Breakfast for two when you ask for the SAN DIEGAN DISCOUNT.
Posada El Rey Sol at 130 Blancate Ave. (1-888-311-6871) is located in the heart of the romantic port town of Ensenada, Baja California overlooking beautiful Todos Santos Bay. This popular 52 room, Mexican colonial-style hotel, offers secure parking in the hotel’s courtyard and is within steps of virtually everything there is to see and do including the Bayfront restaurants and many shops Ensenada is known for. While the dining selections abound, the best French restaurant in Mexico and perhaps the world is just across the street. What’s even better a complimentary breakfast for two at the El Rey Sol Restaurant is included in your accommodations. But don’t miss an evening meal at this Five Star Diamond Award winner, which is only given to the top 50 best restaurants in Mexico for a 9th year in a row. The restaurant is open daily from 7:30 a.m. till 10:30 p.m. Credit cards: AE, MC, VISA.
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When you book your room, be sure to ask for the SAN DIEGAN Discount for these additional perks:
- Courtesy Welcome Drink*
Fast Pass: (Only Almost Free Package) Allows a quick US border crossing
Courtesy American Breakfast at El Rey Sol Restaurant*
Free WiFi Internet
Off-street parking with security
Heated Swimming Pool
Sun terrace deck
Bars & Restaurants (such as “El Rey Sol Restaurant”) are a few steps away.
El Rey Sol Restaurant, 1000 Paseo Calle Primera (01152-646-178-1733) Ensenada. Open from 7:30 a.m.–10:30 p.m. This is French cuisine at its best. In fact, this legendary restaurant began their tradition of excellence in 1947 and has since won many awards for their excellent seafood, distinctive international cuisine, and impeccable service. It’s also Mexico’s oldest French restaurant. Thus, it prides itself on a diverse menu; a professional staff and sophisticated atmosphere. Their sidewalk café opens daily at 7:30 a.m. serving a delicious array of fresh hot of the oven French Pastries. The extensive lunch and dinner menu offers an excellent selection of fresh sea seafood, farm-raised chicken, Sonora beef as well as a few excellent traditional Mexican entrees. Meals always include local farm fresh vegetables. Be sure to have the Caesar salad for two prepared with pomp and fanfare at tableside. For dessert order the crepes suzettes, also served at tableside. This restaurant has been recognized by the American Academy of Hospitality Services by receiving the Star Diamond Award for the ninth year in a row. This award is given only to a hand full of restaurants throughout Mexico. So begin your meal with savory escargot and conclude it with crepes Suzette for a meal to remember. Come and enjoy 70 years of award-winning culinary excellence and superb wines. Credit cards: AE, MC, VISA.
This is one of the many personal recommendations, which has been personally researched by staying in the hotels, eating in the restaurants, visiting the attractions and discovered what makes each destination special. The reviewer paid for their own accommodations and his own meals. This is your assurance that you will receive an equal or better experience than the reviewer did. Before your visit, be sure to read the Ensenada and Valle de Guadalupe chapters online at SanDiegan.com.
Barry Berndes is a restaurant reviewer, who has eats in at least 250 different restaurants a year. In his 50-year career he as eaten in at least 5,000 restaurants on three continents.