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Los Angeles
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by here on a dirtbike trip with three guys. Paid about $40 for a three bed room. Was great for the price. It's in better shape than the photos on this site. Price was right. In general I've found that in Mexico, you pay significantly more for places that take reservations on the internet.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016

I am not sure what is meant when other reviewers have said this place is being remodeled because the room we had was in poor condition. The plaster was falling off wall in bathroom, wooden door was damaged, the bedding was very old, and overall was a dismal room. The TV did not work, but we didn't try very hard.... More 

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Napa, California
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Chapala Hotel is on the main street, one up from the beach. Some hotels in San Felipe have swimming pools. But with the beach a street away, who needs a pool? Beside, that would up the hotel cost! The rooms are simple, but nice. Every time I go there, they are redoing/upgrading rooms. A car is not needed as there... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Just a block from the beach. Nice sea view from third floor rooms. Our room had a fridge. Nothing fancy, but clean and comfortable. Good air conditioning. Helpful staff. Will stay there again. Only problem was in finding it since the façade has been redone and name of the hotel is not posted. (Note: it's across the street from the... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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116 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights on the street side. The are remodeling the rooms as I write. The best rooms are on the third floor with an ocean view. Having said that it is also very noisy. Those Mexicans like to sing all night! The management was great and he stayed up until we came home. $50 a night ..

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El Centro, California
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Have stay there numerous times the place is great clean and the people that manage are great I always go to the baja 250 one year it was booked they were generous to let me stay at one of there own apt place. The location is excellent near malecon & the balcony rooms are great even the ones with a... More 

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Ensenada Baja Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2010

I have stayed at Chapala a total of 4 times now in the last year and will be returning again in June. The location is one block back from the Malacon and on the 3rd floor balcony you have a breath taking view of the sunrise. Your within walking distance of the whole town and the staff there is friendly... More 

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Rosarito, Mexico
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2010

We moved from the El Cortez just to be closer to "the action." Can't beat the location (one block back from the boardwalk). A bit noisy on weekends but you just need to take earplugs unless you're planning to join the ATVs and party goers on the street below. The managers always have coffee available by 7 a.m. Nice people.... More 

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Malibu, CA
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2007

I appreciate all the thoughtful reviews that were here before mine -- we made a decision to stay at Chapala Hotel based on them and they were accurate. The room was simple -- but it was clean and we felt safe there. The staff are sincere and helpful. The owner or manager (not sure) was making dinner for his family... More 

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Reviewed 28 March 2006

Doug from montana 01-20-2006 I had a very good stay at the chapala motel it was down town in the middle with in crawling distance and a good rate and very nice people.

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Address: Avenida Mar de Cortez, San Felipe, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > San Felipe
Number of rooms: 33
Also Known As:
Chapala Hotel San Felipe
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“Ask to see room before paying”
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