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“Exceptional High Living” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cabo Surf Hotel

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Cabo Surf Hotel
Ranked #26 of 40 Hotels in San Jose del Cabo
Certificate of Excellence
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
75 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Exceptional High Living”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

This place is awesome. As someone who prefers a laid-back beach vibe to a high end property I was still blown away by this property, its staff, and its service. Excellent food, great staff, a property so fantastic that one need not leave for your entire vacation, and WAVES right out from that were just short of world-class when we visited. In addition, were there for a wedding, and the wedding was flawless in its execution from beginning to end. A really extraordinary place worth the price.

Room Tip: Ocean view is always nice!
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
Thank mikeclarken
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CaboSurfHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Cabo Surf Hotel, responded to this review, 5 July 2014
Thank you to share your recent experience with Cabo Surf, your feedback is really important to us.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Beaverton, Oregon
Level Contributor
18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

My husband and I had our wedding at this hotel on May 31, 2012. I coordinated everything with Marta over e mail and it was perfect. Flowers, food, photographer, everything was amazing! Our room was beautiful, opening up to the ocean. The food at the restaurant was amazing and all of the staff were so helpful and friendly! I love this place and can't wait to go back!

Room Tip: Make sure you don't get a room near the highway. Our friends stayed in one and said it was noisy...
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Santos34
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CaboSurfHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Cabo Surf Hotel, responded to this review, 27 June 2014
Thank you for your feedback, i am glad to heard that you really enjoy your stay with us and that we are now in your Favorite hotel list in Cabo!.

We hope to see you back soon
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San Jose, California
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is a beautiful, boutique resort close to San Jose del Cabo. The food is excellent and our room was lovely. We were on the second floor with a balcony facing the water. There aren't a lot of beaches where you can swim in Los Cabos, but the beach at the Cabo Surf Hotel, book-ended with large rock outcroppings, is one where you can swim and learn to surf. There is a small pool and hot tub, plenty for us and a spa. We tend to like the smaller places, so if you are looking for a large complex with many pools or a golf course, this is not for you. If you like something less sprawling, with its own beach, I highly recommend it.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Suebach123
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CaboSurfHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Cabo Surf Hotel, responded to this review, 17 June 2014
We appreciate choosing us on your recent trip to Cabo., We hope your stay met your expectations and We hope to see you back soon!
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Fallbrook, California
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53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

This small hotel has comfortable rooms - especially the oceanfront building, which has a terrace where you can watch family surf or check it out for yourself. The restuarant is very good and the staff will remember your name. The hotel is small and family friendly, not pretentious, but high quality. A world famous older surfer will give you lessons. The surf is fantastic with several reefs providing many separate wave sizes, types and directions..the best surfing spot that I have seen. However, there is no competition for spots or those hassles. The pools are small but adequate for the hotel with beautiful views of the surf. Gated entry provides no hassle parking. Rates seem high and the beach is not for swimming - too many rocks.
If you have surfers, definitely go. Otherwise, look elsewhere.

Room Tip: Be careful choosing upper floors if you have children or drink too much..possibility of falling. An...
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank mkvowner
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CaboSurfHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Cabo Surf Hotel, responded to this review, 16 May 2014
Thank you for your valuable feedback, the right surf brake favors the non-rocky side to surf. For swimming purposes, the left side facing the ocean about 50 yards walk there a sandy and mellow swimming spot that you should try.

We hope to see you back again soon!
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New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

Great rooms with a view of the surf break. Perfect set up of hot tubs with views of the waves. Restaurant average. The surf instructors were excellent at coaxing my daughter out onto the break. This is our 5th visit.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank swimgirlnyc6
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CaboSurfHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Cabo Surf Hotel, responded to this review, 15 May 2014
Thank you for your preference, we value each minute invested in your reply
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Santa Monica
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

We recently got married at Cabo Surf and had 80 guests at the wedding. We
booked almost the entire hotel. We can't say enough about the quality of
the hotel and level of service the staff offered us and our guests. It was
a great experience and we'd highly recommend the hotel to anyone. Our
guests raved about the rooms, the hotel was easy to work with, everyone
complimented the food at the reception (Seabass and Steak Filet) and the
ambiance can't be beat. Special thanks go to Martha Lomei who was a great
resource during the entire process. THANK YOU Cabo Surf!

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank waves24
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CaboSurfHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Cabo Surf Hotel, responded to this review, 15 May 2014
Thank you for choosing us for such an special celebration, we love to heard that everything turn so well and that all your guest enjoy the property and your beautiful wedding reception.

We hope to see you back for your first anniversary :)
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Pleasanton, California
Level Contributor
42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

We spent the day renting boards and eating lunch at 7 seas restaurant, so this review only covers our experience from that. That said, the hotel reminds me a little cool Hawaiian bungalow type hotel with a small pool and great landscaping (banana trees, coconut palms, etc). The beach (Acapulquito) is good for beginning to intermediate surfers--at least in early April when we visited. The staff at the surf school, restaurant were nice enough for a visiting group of 8 and reflected the laid back vibe. The hotel looked well kept up and there were seemingly a lot of regular visitors that swayed to families with young children, which is what we are. The view from the restaurant is great (open air) and they try to keep a semblance of respect to diners (you need a cover up and can't be wet,etc). Good fish tacos and oysters and great selection of beers (microbrew Mex). Just a really nice vibe---I would stay here based on my impressions even though I didn't see the interior rooms. Definitely need a rental car however although we had the gate man call us a taxi back to Cabo and it took all of 5-10 minutes.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Kiribati88
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CaboSurfHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Cabo Surf Hotel, responded to this review, 14 April 2014
Hola!

Thank you for taking the time and write this review, We love to improve and we value each minute invested in your reply.

Cabo Surf is privileged to be located in one of the most beautiful beach locations in Cabo. we love to heard your pleasant experience with us and We hope to see you back soon!

Best Regards,
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Additional Information about Cabo Surf Hotel

Property: Cabo Surf Hotel
Address: Playa Acapulquito Km 28 | Bahía Palmilla, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
Phone Number:
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Sur > Los Cabos > San Jose del Cabo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#11 Romantic Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#14 Luxury Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#20 On the Beach Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#21 Spa Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££££
Hotel Class:4 star — Cabo Surf Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 36
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Cabo Surf Hotel is a boutique beach resort located on one of the most privileged beaches in Los Cabos: Acapulquito, also known as "Old Man's". The hotel was voted the 7th best kept secret, out of 21, from Elle Magazine, and was listed in Lucky Magazine as one of the editor’s “no-apologies splurges”. The soothing sounds of rolling waves are heard all around the resort for our guests to enjoy.The quaint 36 rooms, seafood restaurant (the 7 Seas), and day spa (Sea spa & salon), face an ocean cove and sandy beach with rock formations and light jade green waters. ... more   less 
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