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One & Only Palmilla

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I just spent four glorious days at One and Only Palmilla, and seriously could not stop commenting on the beauty of the resort, the impeccable service, the wonderful cuisine at the various restaurants and the magnificent Spa! Although the hotel is quite large (175 rooms), you do not feel it - the design is such that you...

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San Juan Capistrano, CA
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is by far the best overall experience I've ever had at a resort. The location and facilities were enough to make me so glad I came. After all, our room had plantation shutters, super high ceilings with HUGE doors, a beautiful deck with spectacular view and a day bed, a world class bathroom, huge walk-in closet and so much...

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Westchester, NY
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This resort stands apart from most and feels like a small boutique hotel with the anonymity and privacy of a larger hotel. We were treated with absolute kindness and respect and the staff was efficient and professional. The room, restaurants, ambiance, food, snorkeling beach and special events were the ultimate in luxury and picturesque views. Happy to know this corner...

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Cumberland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This resort may be the prettiest resort we've been to and we have been to quite a few throughout the years! Grounds are gorgeous, service is top notch, and staff is just so sweet! Breakfast, lunch, and dinner were always sooo good at every restaurant there! Every morning I looked forward to a cup of coffee because it was just...

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Riverside, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our first stay at a One & Only Resort, and it was amazing! I have never had such fantastic customer service with such attention to detail in everything they do, from the time they met us at the airport, to the resort (where they unpacked our bags for us, my drawers and closets have never looked so neat!!!)...

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Fresno, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was first stayed on this property in about 1965 - when the only way to get here was to fly into the dirt strip next to the hotel. Over the next couple of decades I stayed here 5-6 times. Fast forward about 25 years and in 2001 The Palmilla was sold and became the One and Only Palmilla with...

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Minneola, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having come to this resort for a number of years, it is so nice to be able to count on enjoying all the wonderful things about it and yet, they still manage to keep everything fresh and beautiful. Service is exceptional, the grounds are exquisite and the rooms are lovely. Whenever I find myself questioning the expense of staying here,...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It simply gets no better than this resort. It is an experience never to be forgotten. The attention to every detail is over the top. Every interaction is engaging - leaving you to feel totally pampered, relaxed and very important.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a great time at One & Only. Rooms were super clean and nice. The service was unbelievable all of the resort starting with our Butler. Two really good dinner restaurants at the property. Breakfast and lunch was very good as well.

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OOPalmilla, General Manager at One & Only Palmilla, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at One&Only Palmilla. We are delighted to hear you had a world-class experience from start to finish. If the spectacular ambiance of our resort is what attracts guests, it is the personalized and genuine attention from our highly trained staff that creates a lasting impression. We hope...

Wellsville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can't begin to explain how beautiful and perfect this resort is. The landscaping is detailed, varied and colorful despite the resort being in a desert climate area. The landscaping staff must spend many long hours creating such a lovely resort. The rooms and balconies are all large, beautifully decorated, but more importantly, spotless and comfortable. The various pool areas...

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OOPalmilla, General Manager at One & Only Palmilla, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your lovely review. You do a fabulous job of sharing the variety of details guests can come to expect at One&Only Palmilla. Taking your time arriving to the pool, arranging neck and leg pillows beneath you, always finding a table with views of the ocean—these are some of the luxuries that we will always...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about One & Only Palmilla

Address: Km 7.5 Carr. Transpeninsular, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Sur > Los Cabos > San Jose del Cabo
Price Range: ₹ 47,434 - ₹ 1,50,834 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — One & Only Palmilla 5*
Number of rooms: 173
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Also Known As:
One And Only Palmilla
One&Only Palmilla Hotel San Jose Del Cabo
Palmilla Cabo
One Only Cabo
La Palmilla
One & Only Palmilla Los Cabos/San Jose Del Cabo
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#2 Romantic Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 Luxury Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 Top resorts Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 Spa Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 Family Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
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“They are all good. We stayed in building 15 and it was a central location.”
HeatherH127, 16 May 2017 | Read review
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“Higher floors have more privacy and slightly better views”
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“Pay extra for the suite. I chose to not get the private pool suite. I made the right choice. the adults only pool was greatness”
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“You can't go wrong. The least expensive room is phenomenal.”
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