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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2008
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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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Alpharetta Georgia
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2008

We just got home last night, and I couldn't wait to write a review for anyone that is looking for a piece of heaven. The transfer from the airport was very pricey, however we did not deal with anyone hounding us after we arrived in Cabo. We found our driver, dressed to the nines, waiting for us in a hummer.... More

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Hayward, CA
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9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2008

This hotel is magnificent! It does not get any better. You are greeted at your arrival by staff with umbrellas and complimentary popsicles. There is no check in they take you directly to your room where you are greeted by your butler who is at your service for all of your needs. The property is spectacular. The service is outstanding.... More

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Salt Lake City
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2008

Relax, what you read on this site from experienced luxury travelers is what you are going to get, an amazing and unique five star resort experience. I was concerned about the lukewarm to negative reviews in the well known travel guides and very nervous when I read that Frommers gave the hotel the "overrated" barb. I had a hard time... More

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New York
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2008

This was the most amazing resort I have ever been too. It literally felt like heaven on earth. The service is exceptional. The food great. The property stunning and tranquil. I want to live here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2008

My husband took me here for my 50th birthday. It was very romantic. The rooms are large and decorated in traditional Mexican flair, which I love. We had a beautiful patio with a huge, round daybed with a ceiling fan overhead, along with these opaque, white drapes that you can close. Very cool. Then you also have a table and... More

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2008

Last year we got married at Palmilla and loved the hotel, service and all round experience. We just came back from an anniversary visit which again was beautifully relaxing. However, there were two problems 1. The paparazzi who ruined the celebrity wedding with their fishing boats and fly-bys in small aircraft. 2. MORE SERIOUS was the fact the on our... More

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Bloomfield, MI
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2008

We stayed at the fabulous One & Only during the beginning of July. The hotel lives up to the expectations in all areas. Location is perfect. They have the most property of any of the luxury hotels in this area. The hotel is away from the very noisy street. Most other hotels are not. Rooms are fantastic and well maintained.... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2008

My husband and I chose One & Only for our honeymoon destination and were extrememly pleased with our decision. From the mintue we arrived we were catered to, beginning with fresh fruit popsicles and and golf-cart taxi service to our room. The room itself was gorgeous! Spacious, and beautifully done in a chic-Mexican decor, we chose a junior suite with... More

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Houston, Texas
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2008

Palmilla is a beautiful hotel. The suites are magnificent and the grounds perfectly manicured. The suites are very private (at least ours was) and protected down long walkways from the main path. We had a large porch with a great ocean view. The porch had both covered and uncovered lounges. All in all the rooms and grounds are as nice... More

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new york, ny
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2008

This hotel is just gorgeous, and the attention to detail is superb and the staff is super friendly. We also likes Las Ventanas. Palmilla is a big hotel and has a nive vibe. Their are enough people that you feel a great overall buzz in the hotel, but you also feel like you are getting great personalized attention. The facilities... More

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Additional Information about One & Only Palmilla Resort

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
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 Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 Top resorts Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#5 Business Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#5 Family Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#7 Romantic Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — One & Only Palmilla Resort 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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Also Known As:
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