April 28, 2017— El Cid Resorts is proud to announce that El Cid Marina Beach Hotel in Mazatlán has been granted Hotels.com’s 2017 Loved by Guests Award for the category of Top 100 Hotels Best for Beaches.

This is remarkable news considering that El Cid Marina Beach Hotel is one of only 18 hotels that have won this recognition across all of Latin America. The resort also holds the distinction of being the only hotel in Mazatlan to have been awarded the honor and is amongst only 7 hotels in Mexico that have been recognized.

Loved by Guests Awards from Hotels.com™ are awarded to winning hotels based on more than 25 million reviews and real experiences of guests from all around the world. Winners in this category rank in the top echelons of the world’s beach resorts due to exceptional service and attention to guests, and for El Cid Marina Beach Hotel this award means that it was able to achieve a top guest evaluation score of 4.6 out of 5.

There’s no doubt that El Cid Marina Beach’s excellent marina and oceanfront location along with its spectacular Mediterranean inspired architecture were strong factors in its top of category win. Guest reviews consistently praise the resort for its serene and picturesque beauty, comfortable accommodations, award-winning cuisine, as well as the staff’s dedication to personalized service and unwavering attention to detail.

“A deep commitment to team work, and a dedication to the highest standards of guest satisfaction are key parts of what helped us achieve this important recognition. We have a deep appreciation for our guests and we pledge to keep maintaining the highest standards for them,” said Isaías Gomez, general manager for El Cid Marina Beach Hotel.

When today’s mobile-savvy travelers are heading to the beach, looking for an amazing spa hotel or just want some all-inclusive indulgence, then they should look no further than the 1,000 hotel winners in the Loved by Guests ‘Best for’ categories. These awards celebrate the very best 100 hotels for each of the 10 bespoke categories – Luxury, Business, Boutique, LGBT, Beach, Ski, Family, Spa, New and All-inclusive. To find this year’s best of the best, the travel experts analyzed millions of guest reviews, with 2,500 hotels across 87 countries being recognized as truly outstanding.

“The Loved by Guests awards celebrate those top notch hotels that guests really loved and wanted to tell everyone about,” said Taylor L. Cole, APR, travel expert for Hotels.com. “We’re finding reviews are becoming more powerful than ever and in fact many travelers are preferring to book based on guest reviews rather than official star rating. Think of how many times you’ve chosen a hotel because you’ve been scrolling through reviews on your smartphone and read about its comfy beds and fantastic breakfast.”

Hotels.com has over 25 million trusted, genuine guest reviews on its website and is seeing a shift in reviews becoming a more powerful influence than official star ratings, especially as these can be read instantly on travelers’ smartphones on the go.

Travelers can also follow the conversation on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at #LovedByGuests and #RediscoverElCid.


About El Cid Resorts
Experience the vacation of your dreams at El Cid Resorts, where authentic Mexican hospitality sets the stage for an extraordinary escape. Select from three vibrant destinations – Mazatlán, Riviera Maya and Cozumel – each featuring oceanfront accommodations, indulgent spa services, and warm, friendly service. Enjoy breathtaking Pacific Ocean sunsets and world-class golf courses at our El Cid Mazatlán Resorts. Dive the mysterious Mayan underground rivers at El Cid Resort in Cozumel where you’ll find some of the most beautiful cave and cavern (“cenote”) diving in the world, or snorkel the sparkling Caribbean waters of Puerto Morelos National Reef Park at Hotel Marina El Cid Spa Beach Resort, a pristine threshold on the quieter side of Cancún/Riviera Maya. Whether in search of a Mexico family vacation or a romantic getaway for two, El Cid Resorts provides memorable, one-of-a-kind experiences. For more information please see: http://www.elcid.com/

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