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One & Only Palmilla Resort

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Km 7.5 Carr. Transpeninsular, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

The hotel is in the perfect location it is luxury, spacious and the food and employees are the best

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Lancaster PA
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

This was our fourth trip to O&O in three years. Our prior reviews are posted on Trip Advisor, so please refer to them for additional information. For this review, we decided to focus on the details in an effort to demonstrate why, in the opinion of some reviewers, this resort is very expensive. In particular, we wish to provide another... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your gracious comments. We are overwhelmed by your wonderful comments and are thrilled that you continue to return to the One&Only Palmilla. We value all feedback and are pleased that the treatment you have received has continually exceeded your expectations. We’re thrilled that you... More 

London
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10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

Fantastic Hotel with excellent service - although the food is pretty expensive with little alternatives the hotel truly lives up to its name. Lovely rooms and beach and excellent staff who were very helpful and took great care of our kids showing them much attention. Definitely not a family hotel - we went with our two girls - and spent... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your gracious comments. We value all feedback and are pleased you enjoyed the room you stayed in as well as the beach here on the property. We’re also thrilled you were pleased with the service you and your family received from our staff. We... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

This was our first trip of the summer to Cabo. The occasion was for our friends' wedding. From the moment we were picked up at the small Cabo airport to the moment we left we had an amazing time, were treated exceptionally well and were in a beautiful and breathtaking environment. The One & Only Palmilla is about 30 minutes... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your gracious comments. We value all feedback and are pleased you had a great time at the wedding. We’re also thrilled you enjoyed the room service and amenities provided for you in your room. It’s always exciting to hear that our staff provided the... More 

Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

OK - I embraced the whole pay some extra money to stay at the "BEST" resort in Cabo. And while we planned on staying in Cabo for a week, we ended up leaving after two days! Read on to find out why... While the room prices range from $450 a night to thousands, I have no issue with that. The... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your compliments regarding our accommodations and the quality of the staff here at the One&Only Palmilla. However, I am sorry to hear that you were not pleased with hotel pool and kid friendly accommodations. We take comments of this nature very seriously as we... More 

Rome, Italy
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2011

I don't know how explain how fantastic is this resort! It is a paradise , we come for the 5th time and every time s better than before! The beach and the pools are gourgeous! The rooms are beautiful and the service is wonderful! The staff is amazing, it is one of the reason I come here: the staff of... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your gracious comments. We value all feedback and are pleased we our staff exceeded your expectations. We’re also thrilled you enjoyed the beach and your room. It’s always exciting to hear that the manager and pool staff were attentive and provided the helpful assistance... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

Our vacation started out with a summer promotion of 3 nights 4th night free! We were hooked! Upon arriving to the most beautiful landscaping of this 5 star resort, we looked at each other and said "this is what a vacation place is supposed to look like." We have been to many vacation spots and as soon as we arrived,... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your gracious comments. We value all feedback and are pleased you enjoyed the attentive service of Miguel, Cesar and Mario. They will be pleased to hear that they were able to help make your trip both memorable and special. We’re also thrilled that Luis... More 

Woodland Hills, Ca
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

Stayed at Palmilla in May loved it so much we decided not to go to Maui as planned and returned in July. The resort is beautiful, I can't say enough about the service! Everyone goes over and beyond to make you feel comfortable and accommodate any possible request. We spent time on the beach and at the pool, amazing! Looking... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your gracious comments. We value all feedback and are pleased you enjoyed both the beach and the pool. We’re also thrilled you enjoyed that our staff provided you with the helpful assistance we strive for. We look forward to having you back with us... More 

Dallas, Texas
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

It is not for the people who need nightlife. This is a quiet serene luxury property that has excellent service and food. The only downer for me was getting the sideways look of disapproval when I whispered to my husband at the "adult" pool. It is very, very quiet and you feel like a quiet conversation is disturbing everyone. However,... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your gracious comments. We value all feedback and are pleased you enjoyed the views and service you received during your stay. We are also thrilled that you enjoyed the restaurants on the property. We look forward to having you back with us again soon... More 

Philadelphia, PA
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

Imagine Heaven. This is it. The resort is a great size, but yet you feel like you have it much to yourself. The rooms are all beautiful (we had a terrace junior suite and it was amazing). The views, the food, the people, the landscape, the pools, the service - all A++. I consider myself a discerning traveler who looks... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your gracious comments. We value all feedback and are pleased you felt our staff provided the helpful assistance and “royal” treatment we strive for. We’re also thrilled you enjoyed the pool, views, and the amenities provided for you in your room. It’s always exciting... More 

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