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Las Cabanas del Capitan

3.0 of 5
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Retorno Jacarandas #88 | Beach front location, Rincon de Guayabitos, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I enjoyed my stay but do have a major quibble. While this hotel does provide hand soap and shampoo, unlike others in the area, it does not provide dish soap! However, there is a big sign saying you will be charged 100 pesos if you don't wash your dishes. When I commented on this, the person said I could go... More 

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Cristóbal A, Director Comercial at Las Cabanas del Capitan, responded to this review

Hello: Thank you for your comments. I would like to clarify that we always wash and sanitize the dishes and all the room before a new guest checks in. The policy of keeping the dishes clean while you are staying with us for a few nights is in order to avoid temporary plagues. That's all. Anyway, we will of course... More 

Sointula, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My 4th year in de Guayabitos. 2nd year at Cabanas. A great place to experience life in small town Mexico. The units are efficient and clean. The staff is excellent and very friendly. The grounds are immaculate. 24 hour staff and night security. Owners live on site. A great place to make new friends and create memories with them as... More 

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Cristóbal A, Director Comercial at Las Cabanas del Capitan, responded to this review

Hello: Thank you for your positive comments. For sure, the building process will end before December 2015, so next year you will be really surprised about all the renovations. See you soon, More 

Red Feather Lakes, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

When considering potential properties for future extended stays, we were able to quickly cross this one off the list... Owners have a large dark that they allow to bark continually throughout the day... So much for a peaceful setting!

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Cristóbal A, Director Comercial at Las Cabanas del Capitan, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your time writing your comments. Certainly, the great dane dog living in the penthouse room barks regularly (only during the day). Unfortunately, this is one of our few weaknesses compared to all the strengths we have. This dog only disturbs during the day and just in a little area of the property (not all). I would... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

Top marks for a budget hotel. Just the right amount of rustic charm . It's right on the beach. Most people staying here stay up to a couple of months. There are kitchens in most units. The one downside is most people book year to year. So could be difficult to get a roomA lot of retired people who come... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights and it was a delightful little place to stay in Guayabitos. We stayed in a ground floor bungalow which had an outdoor kitchen and then the main room and bathroom were inside. So cute!! Our room had two queen beds and a bathroom and then shuttered windows that opened up to our kitchen area.... More 

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Cristóbal A, Director Comercial at Las Cabanas del Capitan, responded to this review

Hello. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in México with us. Your good comments will encourage all our staff in order to keep improving our service and facilities. Looking forward to seeing you soon again. Regards!!!! More 

Victoria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We had a great time here. We rented a room with an outdoor kitchen, primarily for the fridge to keep our cervesa cold. The property was very quaint. Don't stay here if you expect an American 4* feel. This is Mexico and the hotel is perfect. The location is situated in the best part of the beach and the beach... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A well-managed property comprising a variety of rustic units – from the small room we rented to units with a kitchen and living area – all with the feel of a tree-house! This family-oriented hotel is located right in the heart of Guayabitos and on the beach. Very convenient for street food vendors, restaurants and night-life. Check-in and check-out were... More 

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Cristóbal A, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Las Cabanas del Capitan, responded to this review

Good evening First of all, thank you for sharing your positive comments!!! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you would visit us if you come to Guayabitos again. Your positive comments motivate us to improve the service provided every day. Regarding the initial deposit, it is just for guarantee and our guest... More 

Saskatoon, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We will be there in jan, for a month, our 4th time. I love the dog, Quinton was going to have his pic taken with me but the day we were going to do this he had a operation and was not in a good mood lol. Yes there is noise, the sewer gets pumped, the pressure washer makes noise.... More 

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Cristóbal A, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Las Cabanas del Capitan, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for your time commenting about our service. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to seeing you next year! Enjoy your home now that you are back, we'll keep this second home for you and it will be ready when you return. Regards!!!! More 

Quesnel, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The accommodations are more than suitable for my needs, close to beach, pool, hot tub, shopping, restaurants; staff are efficient and very helpful; quiet; safe; grounds are well kept; enjoy staying here!

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Cristóbal A, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Las Cabanas del Capitan, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for your comments. Glad to know you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you soon in the future!!! Regards!!!! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This is a very secure property both from the beach side and from the street. It was easy to check in and they let me look at several rooms before choosing. We were surprised at the deposit, didn't pay one anywhere else we stayed in Mexico. We stayed in a "room" all the bungalows and suites seemed to be long... More 

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Cristóbal A, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Las Cabanas del Capitan, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for your time writing these comments. We are glad to had a nice experience with us. We hope to see you soon again. Hopefully, at the beginning of 2015 new standard rooms will be built with ocean view... For your next visit make sure you ask if the new building has been finished (or started). Regards!!!! More 

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