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Hotel Mar de Cortez

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#140 Lazaro Cardenas, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in the heart of Cabo, the hotel is walking distance to everything you need. We came for relaxation and this hotel delivers just that. Very quiet atmosphere despite its location, friendly staff, and clean rooms. We had a car and were able to park in a gated and locked parking structure behind the hotel for free. The hotel may... More 

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Excelsior Springs, Missouri, Usa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Convenient reasonably priced, no frills, nice pool. Right in the heart of town. Have stayed there many a times in my journeys to Cabo. Not necessarily a place I would stay if I had come to Cabo with a significant other. But traveling solo or the guys trip, its always a first choice. Have stayed in other "Reasonably Priced" places... More 

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, Carey B, for your nice review. As a loyal, return guest, we so appreciate your comments. They are helpful as prospective guests search for a place to stay in Cabo. You hit the nail on the head... not a lot of frills, but so suitable for so many. And a much better than average 'reasonably priced' property. Thanks... More 

Pueblo, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here from March 26/31st. We didn't know what to expect but the reviews were good so we decided to give it a shot, plus it was reasonably priced more money to do other things. The rooms were ok but if you are used to resort style vacationing then reconsider. The ladies at the front desk were so nice... More 

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, Chris C, for your recent review. We're so glad you had a good experience at the Mar de Cortez and we appreciate your input. Yes, if you are looking for fancy, glitz or glamour then we would not be your first choice. However, if you are looking for value, comfort, a pool, restaurant, bar, free wi-fi and safe... More 

Missoula, Montana
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was wonderful! Hotel is in the perfect location and stays relatively quite. The rooms are clean, simply and roomy. I enjoyed that there weren't any TVs in the rooms, however a coffee pot and a personal safe would have been nice. Really the only complaint I have is some of the guests acted like they owned the place... More 

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, Jessica B, for your kind review. It has been forwarded to management. We always have to look at the pluses and minuses and your review has both. We do have free safe deposit boxes for our guests at the front desk. And, in-room coffee makers are on our list. I do hope you spoke with management about the... More 

Mesa az
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Don't get me wrong...I do love being pampered and I like all inclusive resorts, but I feel like in Cabo, there is so much to do---why waste your $$$ on an all inclusive resort? The Mar de Cortez is absolutely wonderful if you love rustic and inexpensive. I did NOT feel that the hotel was loud (as previous reviews claimed).... More 

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, tanqueraydog, for your most positive review. Yes, if you want all inclusive, fancy and on the beach then you do need to look elsewhere. There are just too many great restaurants in Cabo for starters to consider all inclusive in our way of thinking. We are always coming up with options to the all inclusive however. Thanks, too,... More 

Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

I visit Cabo a lot. With the lingering effects if the hurricane still hampering hotel rooms, I decided to stay here. I'm not special, but the place needs to spend someone's now. Can recommend to go back.

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, Haley M, for your review. We are so sorry you were disappointed with your stay with us recently. Your review has been forwarded to management. We need to hear when guests are unhappy in order to improve so your words have been well taken. Perhaps on your next trip you will give us a second try. We would... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The location is great, within walking distance of so many great things. The staff is very friendly and accommodating! The rooms are simple, clean, and adequate. However, it was a frat party every single night we were there, 3 nights, the party was raging til 3am every night.

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, Postvr8, for your review. Much appreciated. And... I have forwarded it to management. Yes, this time of year can be rambunctious in Cabo... not just at the Mar de Cortez, but all around Cabo. March is spring break month... not just for the college crowd, but a lot of folks wanting to spend time in some warm Cabo... More 

Littleton, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We booked this hotel last minute without having a chance to do much research and we were very pleased with our decision. First of all the staff is awesome. They are very friendly and knowledgeable. Ana at the front desk is super sweet and welcoming, even when she has to deal with unpleasant people, which we saw her have to... More 

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, littleh, for your in-depth most favorable review. We appreciate the time you spent to speak out about your time in Cabo and your stay with us at the Hotel Mar de Cortez. Suffice it to say your words have been passed on to management. These past few weeks, and up until Easter, the hotel, and town, is loaded... More 

toronto
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This hotel is fine if you are looking for something economical and central. The location is definitely the best part as it is 5 minutes to the marina and water taxis, and 20 minutes to the main swimming beaches/bars, but there is nothing charming about this hotel at all. The rooms are big and clean but very basic. The mattresses... More 

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, TorontoNicki, for taking the time to post your review and thoughts. Yes we are not fancy... although we are working on that and upgrading little by little... but if you are looking for glitz and glamor, ocean and beach views, TV's and phones in the rooms, then yes, we are not for you. If you are looking for... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Super nice hotel, the evening bartender Umberto is the loveliest man, treated my Mom and I really well. All the staff are great, for cheap and cheerful it's fantastic. Very clean, suitable for families, couples or solo.

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, leahwoody, for your upbeat favorable review. We have many new guests all of whom are pleasantly satisfied with what the hotel has to offer, our congenial staff, and great value. They are now becoming repeat guests who turn into long time loyal guests and family. I will pass your compliments to him; he will be delighted. Thanks again... More 

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