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Ogden, Utah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a week. Great location. Close to everything. A couple of minutes walk to everything, Marina, mall, restaurants, shops, bus stop, bars...around the corner from Cabo Wabo. The hotel is a very simple, no frills, old Mexico kind of place that has been run by the same family for generations. Almost all guests were American or Canadian. Ran...

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, michael5810, for your most favorable review. We are so glad you, as a first timer, found what you were looking for... location, service, hospitality, value and... location! Yes, if you are looking to be downtown, then this is indeed the spot. We hope to see you again and thank you for taking the time to review our property.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will start with the Great and there is much of that to go around. I am giving them a 4 instead of a 5 (or a 3) because the place is beautiful, spotless, and even though you are in the heart of downtown and in the middle of it all when you step out the front door, when you...

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, Michele V, for our lengthly review. Others will appreciate everything you have said. Including the mattress issue. As you will read in previous responses I've made, in fact we do have folks who ask us how can they get a mattress like they had at the MDC, or they say they loved the mattresses and pillows. That doesn't...

St.Petes Beach,FL.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a week here and had a wonderful time. Was the perfect spot close to everything. I have a little trouble walking so it was nice to be close. The hotel is a little dated but clean and friendly. Recomended for anyone to stay here.

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, George S, for your recent review. We always appreciate it when folks like yourself take the time to share your thoughts to be helpful to future guests and to let the hotel know just how they are doing. Yes, it is a 'little dated'... it is a Historical Landmark Hotel, in that it was one of the first...

Richland, Washington
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here from 1/12/17-1/20/17. It was our first time staying here and we chose it because it was close to everything we like to do in Cabo. The Good: -Free WiFi. -Central to downtown Cabo. Easy walk to all our favorite restaurants, bars, and marina. -Secure. Never felt at any time that we or our belongings were unsafe. -Clean....

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, TyWebb37, for your recent review. Thanks, too, for breaking down your thoughts. They all will be helpful to future guests as they decide on a place to stay in Cabo. Hospitality, service, value, cleanliness, etc., are all essential components to evaluating a property and you have been thorough in that regard. Location is important and not everyone wants...

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

First time staying here. Awesome location and easy access to all restaurants and night life. On-site restaurant and bar. Food and drink specials daily. Very reasonable prices. service was good, rooms are dated but were clean. staff were amazingly friendly. looking forward to my next stay.

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, Lawnpatrol, for your 'fantastic' review. We are so glad your first stay was not just positive, but fantastic. Others will appreciate your input as they make they decisions on where to stay in Cabo. As a Historical Landmark Hotel, we take a great deal of pride in offering the best of the best for this highly propular three...

Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is our 4th time staying at Mar de Cortez. Everything is always clean and comfortable. The staff is always very friendly and helpful but this time they went above and beyond. Our flight out of Cabo was cancelled and we couldn't get another flight out for two days. The hotel had very few vacancies but the lovely ladies at...

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, Samantha B, for your New Year's review. Yes, it can be difficult when flights are cancelled and occupancy is high be we are so glad you were able to make it all work out. We look forward to your return and appreciate your input.

Everett, Washington
Reviewed 12 January 2017

After returning from our 3rd stay at MDC I thought it was time to write a review....Let me start by saying this is not a 5 star beach front luxury property. You will not find plush designer towels, big screen TV's or an all inclusive option. Nor will you be hounded by time share representatives, long check in or check...

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you RoseDale1963, for your all inclusive review after your recent stay with us. You tell everyone exactly the way it is, for which we are grateful. Thank you. We believe that value is the key ingredient for us... along with customer service and good ole down home warm and friendly Mexican hospitality. We look forward to your next visit...

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Welcomed by lovely receptionist prior to going to a spotlessly clean room which was serviced daily by very friendly staff. Breakfast serviced in restaurant or by pool the choice was ours waiting staff were great will definitely visit this lovely Mexican hotel that was in a great location for all of the sights in Cabos

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, Shirley R, from the UK, for your glowing review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us... all the way from the UK. That's wonderful! Others will certainly appreciate your overview, as do we. I am sure you felt the international flavor of our guests... it's so rewarding to know that folks from around the world...

Castlegar, Canada
Reviewed 11 January 2017

My wife and I stayed 11 nights. Hotel Mar de Cortez is very affordable, great downtown location, excellent friendly staff, great pool, clean rooms, fridge (extra fee), quiet at least around our room (104), easy walking distance to marina, bars and restaurants. Good basic and quality hotel. There was a good mix of ages staying there which makes for great...

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, mkduff, for your recent review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we appreciate your taking the time to post your thoughts. Thanks, too, for your recmmendation. Others will most certainly take your input into consideration when they are looking for a place to stay in Cabo. We look forward to seeing you again.

Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Much improved since last visit 2 years ago. Still very clean and basic. We stay here a few nights before moving to timeshare resort. It's the perfect way to wind down into vacay mode. This trip the restaurant/bar was open. Food was afordable and delish. Free American brekky with room rate (scrambled eggs only). In town & close to everything....

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Nat D, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Mar de Cortez, responded to this review

Thank you, Beth S, for your recent review. We are glad you returned after your last visit and found the property a good place to unwind to get into the vacation mode. Many others have said the same... I do believe your choice of eggs is not limited to scrambled, however, and yes, many speak highly of the El Cortez...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Popular Historical Landmark Hotel, best value in Cabo San Lucas. 88 Air-conditioned rooms, swimming pool, El Cortez Restaurant, bar. Free parking, free Wi-Fi, safe deposit boxes, beach towels. Centrally located in Cabo close to marina, beach, shopping, restaurants, clubs, sport fishing, activities. Activities and Car Rental reservations & 24/7 front desk. Fitness Center nearby. ... more   less 

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Address: #140 Lazaro Cardenas, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Sur > Los Cabos > Cabo San Lucas
Price Range: $48 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Mar de Cortez 3*
Number of rooms: 88
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Hotel Mar De Cortez Cabo San Lucas, Los Cabos, Mexico
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“If you don't like noise try to stay away from pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles 223tracyf, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Quieter in the back no street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles ScottW52, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Hotels.com has the rooms for $40 a night.”
 of 5 bubbles 289reyp, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All ground floor rooms have patio”
 of 5 bubbles rnbnut, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“hard to say - everywhere seemed noisy !”
 of 5 bubbles JKD, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
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