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Malarrimo Motel

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Blvd. Zapata, Guerrero Negro 23940, Mexico
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Malarrimo Motel
Ranked #1 of 6 hotels in Guerrero Negro
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As this was our first time driving down the Baja we were not sure of the quality or quantity of the hotels so we did our research in advanced and pre-booked all of our hotels. This is the 1 hotel that we pre-booked that I had wished that we had not. The hotel was older and maintenance was not the... More

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Temecula, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We stayed for one night, a Saturday, in July. We stayed in a Lance camper in the so-called RV park, and my 3 kids stayed in a motel room with 2 double beds. This place is OK if you're tired of driving and need a place to stop for the night. The room was old and small, very run down... More

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We made a reservation, both over the phone and by email, to spend the night on our way back to San Diego from Todos Santos. We were told that the price would be $40 - $50 for the four of us, three adults and one child in a room with two queen sized beds. We were also told that the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This hotel was excellent. We had planned on stopping in Guerrero Negro, and so had researched possible hotels on Tripadvisor. Traveling by motorcycle does create certain parking requirements. Three of the hotels listed met our requirements, so when we arrived in town, we checked them out. The Malarrimo Motel quickly moved to the top of our list, and we were... More

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Chico, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We stopped in Guerrero Negro to see the whales in Scammon's Lagoon. The camping area behind the motel was more set up for RV's and we tent camped, but all was clean and we used Malarrimo's services for whale watching too. All a great experience.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I stopped in Guerrero Negro for one night on a 10 day bus trip down the Baja and from what I saw this motel is the best place in town. The room seemed reasonably priced for what I got and the check-in was quick. I had a great supper in the restaurant which is loaded with charm as it is... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Driving the Baja, this is a great spot to stay overnight! The rooms are very clean (best in the town) and the restaurant is Top Quality! We have stayed here at least a dozen times and love the restaurant. Both the rooms and the RV Spots are very good. If you are in the area, be sure and stay here... More

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Malarrimo is the oldest hotel in Guerrero Negro and has been leading whale watching for just as long. What worked in 1973, needs updating in 2014. In the 5 days we spent in Baja, we found the Baja people helpful and friendly everywhere but here. If a travel company is going to use email communication, they need to communicate more... More

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Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Malarrimo;s nice motel and a good restaurant. mY only complaint is they don't like to answer emails. I a m going South with a group of 33 and trying to plan a dinner . Have written, a week ago, I am still waiting

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

My trip took place prior to when the whales come into the area. As far as I could tell, there is really no other reason to go to Guerrero Negro. It has the feeling of a port town - kind of seedy, rough and it does not feel as safe as other towns you go through on your way down... More

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Address: Blvd. Zapata, Guerrero Negro 23940, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Sur > Guerrero Negro
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