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One & Only Palmilla Resort

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Km 7.5 Carr. Transpeninsular, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
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Oslo, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the minute you step into the Palmilla resort, you feel welcome. Top service, beautiful location. Had a great dinner at the Suviche restaurant. Our butler Margarita was the best! I would say this is so far the nicest resort I have ever been to.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I decided to have our wedding at One and Only Palmilla. We at first were a little indecisive and had two other hotels as possible options. The way the staff treated us when we had small, probably annoying, email questions we knew Palmilla was the spot. The moment we stepped off the airplane we were treated like... More

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OOPalmilla, Wedding Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Let me begin by offering our warmest wishes and sincerest congratulations. It was an honor and a pleasure to assist in making your wedding special, and it is truly wonderful to know you felt like royalty throughout the experience. I will be sure to pass along your compliments to the rest of the staff, who will be... More

El Paso, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visit Cabo every year and alternate between Palmilla and Ventanas. This year Palmilla was our choice. WOW! We were greeted with an upgraded room complete with Birthday balloons and a cake! (It was my husbands birthday). The service was outstanding, the food is delicious, and the staff is excellent! My only complaint is the Mosquitos...we vacationed... More

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OOPalmilla, Hotel Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, I greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us, and what an honor to help you celebrate your husband’s birthday. We aim to provide genuine, personalized attention, and I hope that the amenities and warm Mexican hospitality made for a most memorable birthday. It is wonderful to hear that we will be seeing... More

McAllen, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to enjoy a vacation with the family and some friends. The resort is nice and the service is great. The room is assigned to a butler to attend your needs. It is a great place to rest and relax. I did not pay attention to prices. The rooms are nice and spacious. Our balcony had a spacious and... More

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OOPalmilla, Hotel Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for recounting your visit in such detail. I am pleased to see that you were able to experience so much of what this resort has to offer. As you mentioned, One&Only Palmilla creates an atmosphere of total relaxation; our world-class spa by ESPA helping to renew and rejuvenate with each treatment. Furthermore, you chose a... More

Orlando, Florida, USA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the very beginning, this experience was almost perfect. Immediately upon arriving, you'll experience the two best parts of the resort, 1) the setting and grounds and 2) the service. Immediately welcomed by some of the most friendly employees, with their signature hand over the heart, which is a balance between somewhat awkward and softly genuine. We were impressed with... More

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OOPalmilla, Hotel Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. We hold ourselves and our resort to the highest standards, and your honest feedback is greatly appreciated. Please accept my sincere apologies for what sounds like uncharacteristic service during the checkout process. I will be looking into the matter to ensure it remains an isolated incident.... More

Newport Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

5 stars doesn't even do the one & OOP justice. My husband and i eloped on the beach at OOP and it was beyond romantic and perfect!! Adrianna our wedding coordinator was SUCH a doll & made our wedding flow seamlessly. All of the food was delicious throughout the resort & i was shocked to read low reviews about it!... More

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OOPalmilla, Managing Director at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, On behalf of all of us here at One&Only Palmilla, I would like to offer warm wishes and heartfelt congratulations. We are so thankful to have been a part of your wedding and truly appreciate your kind words about the experience. I will be sure to personally pass along your compliments to Adrianna and Jose, who will... More

Miami Shores, Florida
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96 reviews 96 reviews
38 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to say, right from the arrival @ the airport, it has bee first class all the way. I arranged a car service through the hotel for transport from the airport to the hotel. Perfectly seamless. Someone was waiting for me when I arrived at the hotel. I was introduced to the property, my butler and my room. Located... More

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OOPalmilla, Hotel Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. We always love welcoming first-time guests to the resort and helping them discover all that One&Only Palmilla has to offer. While it sounds like you enjoyed exceptional service and comfortable accommodations from the moment you arrived, we are disappointed that you felt the overall value wasn’t... More

Tahoe City, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stated at Las Ventanas a couple years ago and I thought it would be the nicest place I had ever stayed in my life but I was wrong. Palmilla Resort is as good as it gets. The only complaint I could even think of is that the food and drinks are very expensive. But that is what you get... More

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OOPalmilla, Hotel Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, We are delighted to know you had such a wonderful time and truly appreciate your feedback. With more than 800 employees at your service—including a personal 24-hour butler—you will always receive the very highest level of service at One&Only Palmilla. As you noted, we are always happy to see you and look forward to welcoming you back... More

Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Full disclosure, my husband and I stayed here for four nights with a business conference. So we had very little out of pocket expense! A shuttle picked several of us up from the airport in a very comfortable shuttle. We were given bottled water in transit and a refreshing (mostly frozen) fruit pop as we were greeted at the resort.... More

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OOPalmilla, Hotel Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review of your time at One&Only Palmilla. We are pleased you could join us for a conference and found so much to love during your stay, including beautiful scenery and moments of exceptional service. However, we are surprised and disappointed to learn that restaurant and poolside... More

Auckland, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you can, you must stay at The One & Only if you are in Cabo. Absolutely paradise, from the rooms, pools, spa, restaurants. The gardens are just beautiful and the staff are so warm and friendly. Best place in my life I have stayed. You can't go wrong. It is $$$, but worth every cent.

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OOPalmilla, Hotel Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We are delighted to know you had such a wonderful time and truly appreciate your feedback. With more than 800 employees at your service—including a personal 24-hour butler—you will always receive the very highest level of service at One&Only Palmilla. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly if you need any assistance planning your next stay.... More

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Address: Km 7.5 Carr. Transpeninsular, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Sur > Los Cabos > San Jose del Cabo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — One & Only Palmilla Resort 5*
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Also Known As:
One&Only Palmilla Hotel San Jose Del Cabo
One And Only Palmilla
Palmilla Cabo
One Only Cabo
La Palmilla
One & Only Palmilla Resort Los Cabos/San Jose Del Cabo

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Business Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #3 Spa Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #3 On the Beach Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #3 Luxury Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #3 Romantic Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #3 Top resorts Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #5 Family Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
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A verdant oasis on the tip of the Baja Peninsula. Where azure waters greet the mountainous desert and the Pacific Ocean merges with the Sea of Cortez. Where warm waves break onto a dramatic shoreline… and gray whales can be seen rising majestically in the distance. Here, the gracious style of Old Mexico - with its red-tiled roofs, whitewashed walls, and idyllic setting of exquisite fountains - is quietly nestled amidst swaying palms, bird of paradise and other tropical bloom. ... more   less 
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