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Rivera del Pacifico

Boulevard Lazaro Cardenas 1421, Ensenada 22880, Mexico
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Once a casino, this graceful white building is now an architectural monument and features tours of its voluptuous interiors.
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Boulevard Lazaro Cardenas 1421, Ensenada 22880, Mexico
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This is a most to see while your visit to Ensenada. The architecture is just impressive! It has old pictures of the years this hotel was in its most busy years! It is well maintain. The bar has a sign in which states "the birth"...More

Thank Lucia C
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Had read about this hotel as it was a playground for a lot of Hollywood celebrities such as Lucy and Desi Arnaz. Jack Dempsey actually helped fund the construction. Beautiful Spanish colonial architecture rich with beautiful tile work and painted murals throughout. Take some time...More

Thank mottovino
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We took a 3 hour guided tour of Ensenada (4:30 - 7:30 pm) during our Princess Cruise port stop and are we ever glad we did! One of the stops 'The Riviera del Pacifico' was once a very glamourous resort and casino, a favourite of...More

2  Thank Fabulash
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I have visited this attraction twice during 2 Princess Cruises shore excursions that included a second stop to La Bufadora. I enjoyed my tour guides on both trips. This site is close enough to the port that you don't need to take a shore excursion...More

1  Thank ivy99
Reviewed 1 February 2017

It was one of the stops on a Cruise Excursion. Interesting narration of the origin of California and Baja California. Visit of the building with information. Refreshments were included in the tour and also wine tasting where you could buy wine from the region. Outside,...More

Thank southguy
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Visited as part of an excursion form our cruise ship.Nice gardens and craft booths.Lots of history also.Took in the Mexican Folklore Fiesta as part of the tour and it was fun.Worth a visit

Thank woodeye66
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Visited this historical building as part of a cruise excursion, and we really didn't expect much. We were very pleasantly surprised. The tour guide was excellent, and conveyed her passion and pride about the history of the site and the city of Ensenada. She told...More

Thank Beachwatcher14
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Take a few minutes to walk the grounds and through the building. Much early 20th century history here. Several parties including weddings were being set up while we were there, but you are welcome to wander through. Definitely worth a stop.

1  Thank MikeVdP
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is our favorite place to go and walk around. The gardens are beautiful and it's well preserved. It's fun to walk around and imagine all of the Hollywood celebrities that frequented the place during prohibition. Lucille Ball and Dezy Arnet being the most famous....More

1  Thank JBMW002
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This is a cool stop if you are in Ensenada. Our tour guide said this is where all the locals like to gather for events. Awesome history of the building and the building has some very nice architecture. The building does have some strange smells....More

1  Thank atan200120
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28 June 2017|
Response from Lucia C | Reviewed this property |
Hello, it is not necessary to join a tour, however, a tour guide provides awesome historical information about the hotel. if you are doing a solo tour, I recommend to read about the hotel prior to visit the site (for a... More
28 June 2017|
Response from mottovino | Reviewed this property |
There is no need to book a tour. You can visit on your own and walk throughout the hotel.

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