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Hotel Palmas de Cortez

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Los Barriles, Los Barriles, 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fancy! Shared a bungalow with a fellow photographer for the "Keepin It Reel" fishing and poker tournament. We also had a presidential suite for partying with the calendar models and poker. The room was as clean as expected. I loved the breakfast, and tacos through out the day. Who doesn't love a taco or two while in Mexico. The infiniti... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family stayed in the newly built penthouse at the villas. It was as big as my house with 4 bedrooms, 5 baths, a beautiful terrace with gazebo hot tub with floating curtains, beautiful kitchen with freezer, refrigerator, Monogram appliances, laundry room. Giant whirlpool bathtubs in 2 of the bedrooms. Very modern and swanky!

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Los Angeles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this hotel to be in excellent condition, newly painted and spotless. The pools are clean and have a pleasant design. The staff is friendly. The only negative I can think of, is that the beds are rather hard. As for the restaurants, the food is fine but has American prices, I recommend visiting the 10 or so varied... More 

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La Jolla, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I've been coming here and to it's sister hotels for going on 20 years. It is hands down the fanciest hotel in Los Barriles hands down. It caters to fishermen, but to other vacationers alike. It's next door neighbor, Playa del Sol, is also owned by the Van Wormer's and it is not quite as fancy, but it cater's more... More 

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Golden, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Love to give Palmas 5 Stars but it likely doesn't deserve 3 now. The beautiful Sea of Cortez views and beach front location is wonderful. The facilities are deteriorating; many loungers and umbrellas broken, cushions rotted, pool in disrepair with broken tile all around the pool bar, triton fountain not working, etc. Spilled drinks around pool deck and chairs go... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The hotel is safe and secure and beach/pools are beautiful. Rooms are basic and beds are not comfortable. Shower was cold but staff were friendly and helpful and fixed it straight away. We had a relaxing and fun time just don't expect a party hotel.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We're currently staying at Las Palmas and while the views, beach, and town are fabulous, the hotel/resort is average at best. We were told that the resort water is not purified in the rooms but there was nothing in the rooms indicating not to drink it and bottled water is not offered complimentary. Good thing I asked about drinking it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We were at the hotel the end of February. As noted by others, there were very few people at the hotel. We had a great room with a little patio looking out onto the ocean. We had a rented car, and it was nice to have secure parking. We did have breakfast; the coffee was excellent and the staff was... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We have yet to stay here, only because we never have enough time on our Cabo trip. We ride our motorcycles to Los Barriles every time to sit on the beach patio to enjoy a cold beer, great margarita. It is hard to leave here, it is a piece of paradise you will never forget, we look forward to staying... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We have stayed here twice.Both times we stayed in the oceanfront rooms which were small but had a beautiful view. The food at the hotel is not very good and the service is erratic. Sometimes the showers don't work and the Internet is sporadic.The fishing can be absolutely wonderful and they have the largest fleet of sports fishing boats in... More 

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