ROSARITO BEACH, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO – The Rosarito Beach Hotel & Spa, the region’s largest and most famous beachfront resort, has been chosen best lodging in the city by readers of the Baja Good Life Club publication.

The award for best lodging in Rosarito was announced this week by the travel and discount club which was formed in 2007.

“We’re very grateful that members of the Baja community have chosen us for this honor,” said Rosarito Beach Hotel & Spa owner Hugo Torres. “We strive to be an excellent lodging option for visitors as well as a center for entertainment, events and community activities.”

The 2014 winners included more than 60 Baja businesses for “embodying excellence and providing client satisfaction within their industry and community,” according to a Baja Good Life Club media release. Almost 18,000 votes were cast.

The complete list of winners is on The award comes as the resort, with 500 rooms and suites, prepares to celebrate its 90th anniversary in 2015 and just completed one of its busiest summers ever.

Rosarito Hotel Back ViewToday, the hotel encompasses three towers, restaurants, bars, a luxurious spa and a fishing pier. As well as hosting millions of visitors, the Rosarito Beach Hotel & Spa also offers ownership in its luxurious Pacifico Tower through its Residences condo-hotel program.

The words above the ornate lobby entrance to the Rosarito Beach Hotel & Spa, just 30 miles south of San Diego, bear this message: Through this door pass the most beautiful women in the world.

Those have included Marilyn Monroe, Rita Hayworth, Kim Novak, Paulette Goddard, Maria Felix, Dolores Del Rio, Britney Spears and scores more. They mingled among the likes of Frank Sinatra, Gregory Peck, Orson Wells, John Wayne and recently Robert Redford.

Nearby attractions include the Puerto Nuevo lobster village, Guadalupe Valley wine country, Baja Studios (where Titanic was filmed), fine food, fishing, nightlife and a flourishing arts and crafts scene continued to attract even more visitors to the hotel and region.

More information on the Rosarito Beach Hotel & Spa, events and specials is available at Reservations can be made by calling 1-866-ROSARITO (from the U.S.) or 01-800-265-2322 (from Mexico).