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Pueblo Bonito Los Cabos
3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Playa El Medano, Cabo San Lucas 23450, Mexico   |  
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Ranked #16 of 66 hotels in Cabo San Lucas
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Senior Contributor
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16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Surprise on Medano beach!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This was my first visit to Pueblo Bonito but it won't be my last! Every room had a beautiful view, either of the lovely garden/pool area with flamingos and turtles or the Sea of Cortez! We were 5 steps from the pool/bar/patio area to the beach! The location was great! You could walk the beach for a mile or two or you could walk to the marina and mall! The rooms were very clean, large and well appointed. The staff was friendly and extremely helpful. We were in the all-inclusive group and the food was plentiful and tasty with great views of the water. We were able to use the facilities at the Rose as well. The room areas were quiet and if you wanted more action, the theme nights around the pool at the Rose were available. It was a very pleasant experience and one that we will repeat!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

I have been an owner for 16 years at the Pueblo Bonito Los Cabos. Every time I return to the resort, I feel like I am coming back home. The staff(that includes Antonio) greets you with a friendly hello, and often a hug and a smile. They remember your name, and make you feel like you're part of the family.
On this last trip to the resort, I brought along 3 friends. We had a beautiful room with great view of Medano Beach, the Sea of Cortez, and El Arco. This was all thanks to Henoc and Hugo at the front desk, and Rosalba in reservations. They were all very accommodating, and just wanted us to be happy and enjoy our vacation.
I strongly suggest getting the all-inclusive package. The resort does not skimp on the food, and the liquor used is high quality! The wait staff, that included Edgar and David and countless others ,gave us superb service in the restaurants and on the beach each day.
The resorts location can't be beat.You are right on the beach, close to all water sports, water taxis, and a short walk in to town and the Marina. Do not miss the opportunity to go to this resort, and say hi to my Pueblo Bonito family for me when you go!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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chicago il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

I just returned from our trip in Cabo and can't say enough about Pueblo Bonito Blanco . The front desk staff (Henoc and Hugo) were very accommodating . The location was perfect. The rooms were very clean and well appointed. We opted for the all inclusive package and I'm glad we did the food was great, with theme nights every night. Big shout out to David and Edgar they were great wait staff! I had more mango margaritas than humanly possible. A endless flow! Perfect for the hot beach. Cant say enough about this place. Can't wait to go back! A++++

Room Tip: Most are ocean view. Some have bigger balcony s.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Richmond, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Our girls trip to Cabo San Lucas was truly a trip to Paradise. Pueblo Bonito Los Cabos is a lovely hotel with very courteous, helpful, and friendly staff, ready to offer assistance. The food choices were very good, many lovely settings, never a bad spot to eat, always water views, the weather, views, and comfort at the hotel was first rate. Beautiful beach, lots of activity. If you don't want to be on the beach you can lounge by the pool, which is in a beautiful garden. Loved the all inclusive package, I really couldn't have had a better vacation!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sacramento, California
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

6 of us booked an all inclusive stay at the Pueblo Bonito Los Cabos (AKA Pueblo Bonito Blanco ). We had a lovely room with an ocean view, the staff were unfailingly courteous and helpful and the food was good. Be sure to ask for the 'Classic' margarita or else you will get a mix poured out of milk jug, not so tasty. It is on a great swimming beach where you can rent all kinds of water toys and it is a 10 minute walk into town if you want the party bars. The weather was perfect, warm enough to swim, but not humid.

Room Tip: Don't hesitate to ask for a better room, they are very accomodating.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Washington, DC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

We are a couple in our late 20s who travel a lot and dont usually return to the same vacation spot twice....but we cant wait to get back to Cabo! The Blanco made our stay convenient, fun and easy. The staff at Blanco was amazing - Henoc, Hugo, Oscar and Ivette at the front reception were fun and very accommodating. We were given a room with a partial sea view and politely asked if there were any other rooms with a full view available and after a short wait we were transferred to an deluxe room on the 5th floor with the PERFECT view of the ocean, Lands End and the beach.If you are patient and friendly it will pay off and trust me, they WILL take care of you.

The rooms are very clean, with plenty of space, you can hear the surf and sea lions from your bedroom in the morning, didnt see a single bug in room even with the balcony door open all night, the beds are really comfortable, the bathrooms are spacious and updated, the kitchenettes are convenient and well stocked with fridge, blenders, coffee makers, glasses, silverware etc. Walmart and Costco are up the street so stocking your room with beer, wine, snacks, breakfast items, etc is easy and cost effective, the beach doesnt mind you bring your own booze so we saved a lot of $ by bringing a cooler with us to the beach. A jacuzzi would be nice by the pool since the evenings are cool but the pool was heated, never crowded, and clean. The beach was great, chairs were always available, and if you want to order food and drinks the wait staff was good. The food at Cilantros was fresh and the views were amazing, a little overpriced, but the ceviche and a margarita was worth it for lunch. If you go just a few blocks from the hotel you will find plenty of cheap good eats!

The location of the Blanco is perfect. It was easy to walk to the Marina via the beach or the streets, bars & restaurants are everywhere- we felt safe day or night. We tried to stay away from the touristy restaurants since they are overpriced and packed and with a little help from the staff, we found our favorite food at very low prices. Try Mariscos Tres Islas- up the street from the Marina, Sharkeys across from the Hotel Bahia and Bar Esquina (in the Hotel Bahia and a little more pricey but worth every penny for a very romantic night out with a great wine list and live music). A must is dinner at 'The Office'- just a quick walk down the beach towards the marina from the Blanco, tiki torches, tables in the sand, fun atmosphere, great mexican food, and live bands at night - its fun and romantic. Another nice option the Pueblo Bonito chain offers is using the sister resorts in Cabo, we went to the Pueblo Bonito Sunset Skypool, if you don’t have a car the Blanco has a shuttle that will take you back and forth, it’s the best place in Cabo to see the sunset and have a few drinks while whale watching!

One tip is to negotiate. Most prices for activities, fishing, water sport rentals,etc are not fixed and there are tons of vendors so getting a better deal is worth the try. We rented a car through Europcar, even though we were scared because of bad reviews, but we had NO problems. It was quick and easy, right across from the airport exit doors, way cheaper than taking a taxi or shuttle to and from the airport and much faster, about 35 min from airport to downtown Cabo. You dont need the car around Cabo, everything is a short walk, but we did have fun driving up to Todos Santos and La Paz for a day trip.

Stay at the Blanco – best location, best staff, lots of returning customers which means you will be treated like family. CANT WAIT TO GO BACK!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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New York City, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

If I had to judge this particular hotel in isolation, I would give it 3 stars. It has a good location, a friendly albeit somewhat incompenent staff (this hotel was 'overbooked' when we were checking in, so we were asked to stay at a sister hotel for two nights in a sub-standard room), standard 'beach vacation' rooms overlooking the beach, a heated pool (no jacuzzi), and All Inclusive is optional. The hotel attracts families, and there were few (if any) loud, drunken yahoos to deal with. I know that each business likes to label itself Luxury, and we fell for it. This is not a luxury hotel by any objective standard. The accomodations here are pretty basic.

With that in mind, I need to comment on the entire experience. Fellow US tourist, be forewarned when going to Cabo San Lucas - if you are not interested in an All Inclusive stay, find a hotel as close to the Marina area of Cabo as possible, because if you have to rent a car or take a cab, you WILL end up feeling used and abused. One would think that a region of a neighboring country relying heavily on US tourism would not treat you as if you've just touched down in Turkmenistan. The rental car snake-oil salesmen will not honor your reservations and unless you buy three different types of Mexican isurance which will end up costing you $110 per day (as was strongly suggested in our case), you will need to sign waivers in Spanish (no translation) which you cannot have copies of. Hello, $5,000 credit card bill! No thanks. Two years ago in Cazumel, we rented a car at the price quoted in our reservation, no problem. One country, two sets of rules? This is Banana republic stuff...

Also note that in late-February, Cabo is pretty chilly (drops into the 60's in the evening), so keep that in mind when chosing a destination in Mexico. Again, you are probably better off going to a destination on the Atlantic coast, and more south. In short, we'll be happy to take our money elsewhere next time we go on vacation.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Pueblo Bonito Los Cabos

Address: Playa El Medano, Cabo San Lucas 23450, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Sur > Los Cabos > Cabo San Lucas
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Top resorts Hotel in Cabo San Lucas
#12 Family Hotel in Cabo San Lucas
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Cabo San Lucas
#16 Business Hotel in Cabo San Lucas
#19 Romantic Hotel in Cabo San Lucas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pueblo Bonito Los Cabos 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In Cabo San Lucas at the tip of the Baja called Land’s End lies the Pueblo Bonito Los Cabos, a luxury beachfront hotel surrounded by the magnificent desert, abundant sea life, inspiring coastline and many activities that Los Cabos has to offer. This casual Los Cabos resort offers the perfect combination of excitement and solitude. Situated on the clean golden sands of El Médano beach close to a multitude of water sports, Pueblo Bonito Los Cabos offers pampering service and fine accommodations. Now offers a deluxe all-inclusive option which includes all resort restaurants and bars, as well as those at sister property Pueblo Bonito Rosé Resort and Spa. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Pueblo Bonito Blanco Los Cabos Hotel Cabo San Lucas
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