Hotels can make or break a vacation. Choose the wrong one and you'll never be able to relax, no matter how great the surroundings are. Choose the right one, and even the most mediocre vacation suddenly becomes a lot more memorable. If you're heading to Tijuana, you'll find no shortage of accommodation options to choose between. Some of them are good, some of them are bad, and some of them are downright ugly. To help you separate the best from the rest, we've rounded up the 10 best Tijuana hotels for 2021.
10. Alou Hotel Boutique
If you prefer a more intimate, cozy experience than the one offered by larger resorts, look no further than the Alou Hotel Boutique. This small, family-friendly hotel offers guests the chance to relax in a welcoming, hospitable environment. Guest rooms are scrupulously clean and come with all the conveniences you'll need for a comfortable stay, including flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, and free WIFI. Thanks to its location, it offers guests easy access to all the best attractions and sights in Tijuana, including the Mullme and Monumento Abraham Lincoln. Free parking, an on-site restaurant, and a 24-hour front reception desk are available.
9. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Tijuana
if you're looking for somewhere comfortable, welcoming, and with all the comforts you'd expect of a first-rate hotel, look no further than the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Tijuana. Located just a few minutes from the U.S. border, the hotel offers guests easy access to the cultural and retail opportunities of the city, including shopping centers such as Paseo Chapultepec, Plaza Rio Tijuana, and Galerias Hipodromo and cultural venues such as the Tijuana Cultural Center (CECU). Rooms are modern, spacious, and come complete with soundproof windows and complimentary WiFi. A complimentary breakfast is included as part of the package. Onsite amenities are extensive and include a rooftop bar with sublime city views.
8. Hotel Lucerna Tijuana
Hotel Lucerna Tijuana is a family-friendly hotel with plush, spacious rooms, a range of excellent amenities, and a location that puts guests within easy reach of Tijuana's top attractions, including Plaza Rio Commercial Center, El Trompo Museo Interactivo Tijuana, and Agua Caliente Racetrack. Guests are treated to free WiFi, free parking, an outdoor pool, and a number of onsite dining options, including Rivoli Restaurant, which does a fine line in Mediterranean cuisine, and the El Acueducto Restaurant and Bar, which offer a Mexican and International menu along with a buffet breakfast.
7. Hampton Inn by Hilton Tijuana
Hampton Inn by Hilton Tijuana is a modern, comfortable hotel with all the conveniences and amenities you'll need for a relaxing, pleasant stay. Rooms feature plush bedding, spacious bathrooms, free WiFi, and flat-screen TVs with HDTV. Onsite amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, a restaurant, and a flexible meeting space. A full breakfast is offered each morning as part of the deal.
6. Hyatt Place Tijuana
Hyatt Place Tijuana is the kind of 'home from home' we all dream of finding. Rooms come with flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, a refrigerator, and free WiFi. The onsite amenities are extensive and include free parking for added convenience, a fitness center, a convenience store, room service, and a 24-hour front desk. A complimentary breakfast is included in the price. Nearby attractions include the Monumento Abraham Lincoln at just 1.1 k and Glorieta Independencia at 1.9 km.
5. K Tower Urban Boutique Hotel By Lucerna
U.S. News has ranked Hotel Lucerna's adults-only tower, K Tower Urban Boutique Hotel By Lucerna, as one of the very best hotels in Tijuana. The charms are obvious. The 'hotel within a hotel' features chic accommodation decorated in sophisticated shades of cream, tan, and mocha, marble bathrooms, and all the comforts you could ever need. A butler service is available to assist with packing, unpacking, in-room drink service, ironing, and other tasks. The hotel is home to a clutch of first-rate amenities, including a rooftop sushi bar and a gorgeously elegant lounge for cocktails and light bites. Service is friendly and helpful. It may be a little on the pricey side, but it's unquestionably worth the splurge.
4. Real del Mar Golf Resort
Real del Mar Golf Resort is a 5-star resort that's ideal for guests looking for an all-inclusive accommodation option. Choose to stay in a studio or suite, both of which are furnished with cable TV, coffee makers, and a full kitchen with a microwave, refrigerator, and silverware. The resort's amenities leave nothing to be desired, including everything from a gym and a spa to an outdoor pool, a tennis court, and an 18-hole golf course. Guests can choose between several dining options and are treated to a daily continental breakfast with coffee and orange juice in the lobby. The resort is conveniently situated around 27 km from the Tijuana International Airport and 12 km from Rosarito.
3. Del Mar Inn Playas
Del Mar Inn Playas has managed to impress journeyingtheglobe.com enough to earn a mention on its list of the 9 Best Beach Resorts and Hotels in Tijuana. Set just five minutes walking distance from the beach, it's ideal for travelers looking to squeeze as much sun, sea, and sand into their vacation as possible. Rooms lack the bells and whistles of some of the area's more luxurious resorts but are equipped with everything you'll need for a relaxing stay, including free WiFi and cable. The onsite buffet restaurant serves a great range of light bites and snacks.
2. Quartz Hotel and Spa
Booking.com has awarded a 9 'Superb' rating to Quartz Hotel and Spa. It certainly has a lot of superb qualities. From its extensive range of amenities (expect private parking, a 24-hour front desk, a shuttle service, outdoor room service, free WiFi. a fitness center, a full treatment spa, a heated saltwater pool, and a garden) to its incredibly sumptuous rooms and its friendly, professional service, this is a hotel that ticks all the boxes.
1. Tijuana Marriott Hotel
Set just 20 miles south of San Diego, the Tijuana Marriott Hotel is a comfortable, convenient hotel with all the amenities and services you'd expect of a Marriott. Guests can expect relaxing accommodation in rooms overlooking the nearby golf course. Each room comes complete with a minibar, flat-screen TV, and WiFi access. Although the hotel is surrounded by great restaurants, those who prefer to dine onsite won't be disappointed with the Tijuana Marriott Hotel's choice of three restaurants. Other amenities and activities include a swimming pool, an on-site fitness room, tennis, and horseback riding.
Written by Dana Hanson
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