Where To Stay In San Jose del Cabo, Mexico: Hotels & Vacation Rentals - Updated 2024

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By traveling to the end of the Baja California peninsula, you will find yourself in the beautiful resort town of San José del Cabo. This idyllic coastal town is home to crème sand beaches, colonial buildings and a lovely town square that brings the community of locals and travelers. Stroll along the beach, before feasting at one of the top restaurants there, or pay a visit to the beautiful church, there’s something for everyone at San José del Cabo.

Find out about the best vacation rentals to hotels in San José del Cabo, Mexico here:

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 19, 2024.

1. Marisol Boutique Hotel (from USD 65)

The Marisol Boutique Hotel is located very close to the ocean but is technically not oceanfront. The accommodations at the Marisol are simple, but great value for its location and authentic experience. The guestrooms at the Marisol are decorated in classic Mexican art that comes from a variety of mediums. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel’s property.

The hotel has four different room types, with four guests to a room being the maximum. Guests of this hotel were very pleased with the spacious rooms, friendly and welcoming staff, and the great location of this hotel. Guests should note that children under the age of 10 are not accepted. Relax on the lounge chairs and feel the sea breeze at this lovely and relaxing boutique hotel.

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Marisol Boutique Hotel

5.36 km (3.4 mi) from El Merkado

WiFi Available Air conditioning CCTV in common areas Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities First aid kit available Luggage storage Cycling Barber/beauty shop

2. Loft Casa Blanca (from USD 50)

This beautifully decorated and cozy loft located near the Campo de Golf Fonatur will make a great home base for travelers looking to make San Jose del Cabo their destination. The home can accommodate up to four guests with its king size bed and sofa bed. The loft area has a kitchenette with stove, refrigerator, and dining table. There is a 25 USD cleaning fee and 206 USD security deposit required when booking here. Guests should also note that when booking on Fridays and Saturdays, there is a two night stay minimum.

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San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur, Mexico
6.4 km (4.0 mi) from El Merkado
134 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was a beautiful place with a rustic look and cozy feel
otherwise the air was cool bed was big and the host has 2 dogs that are very friendly
everything is clean and well maintained
wonderful stay clean and comfortable
the loft was very clean
loft : beautiful clean and cozy
blancas loft is exactly how it showes in the pictures very clean and organized
the secondary host was very sweet and accommodating
great host and stay overall
blanca in a wonderful host
host : blanca is very nice
she was very friendly and accommodating
i felt at home immediately it's located in a perfect location as well
the loft was in a nice location
i nevertheless really recommend staying at blanca's place in san jose de cabo
very easy to get on your way to any place on the peninsula
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3. Modern condo with amazing view (from 57 USD)

Switching gears to properties that are ocean front, we find this beautifully updated condo that is located south of the main town area. This one bedroom, one bathroom condo can accommodate up to two guests. This particular listing is advertising the private room, but there is another listing that advertises both bedrooms. The condo is located in a gated community and also has free parking available, although there is affordable transportation available in the area. In addition to the room rate, there is just a 10 USD cleaning fee.

Modern condo with amazing view

Price: from 57 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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4. Oceanfront getaway in beautiful Cabo (from USD 110)

This beautiful apartment is also south of the main town area but is not as far away as the previous property. This studio can accommodate up to two guests and has one bedroom and one bathroom. The apartment has a wrap-around balcony so that guests can get great panoramic views of the area. There is a 21 USD cleaning fee, and a three-night minimum stay.

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San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur, Mexico
4.27 km (2.7 mi) from El Merkado
225 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the huge balcony is a pool garden view with a partial beach view
apartment has nice ocean views
internet was perfect and shower water was hot and plentiful
maria’s place was exactly what we wanted and needed loved enjoying coffee and breakfast every morning on the balcony
the unit is not fancy but perfectly comfortable; a/c works great
very clean and newly remodeled
it was clean and came with lots of fresh towels
private clean crisp and bright
it was very clean and just the right size
the apartment was clean and so nice
she was a great host extremely fast responses
she is an awesome host
maria was quick with responses and very helpful
amazing value and maria is a wonderful host
uber is so cheap and everyone everywhere is kind and helpful
the location is perfect
great location on a fantastic beach
great apartment in excellent location
great studio in a great location
great place to stay right next to a great resort and very close to the beach
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5. Royal Decameron Los Cabos (from USD 343)

This modern, all-inclusive resort is about a 5-minute drive from the San José del Cabo city center. Guests can sit outside and enjoy the sea air on the plenty of deck space that surrounds the two swimming pools. All guestrooms come with modern décor, flat-screen televisions, ironing utilities, and coffee maker.

WiFi is available at an additional charge. There is an on-site restaurant, fitness center, and spa. Guests have said the resort is world-class with great entertainment and amenities.

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Grand Decameron Los Cabos, A Trademark All-Inclusive Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Boulevard Malecon
5.47 km (3.4 mi) from El Merkado

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

6. One and Only Palmilla (from USD 1540)

One really cannot go wrong at a One & Only Resort. The facilities at this establishment are truly top notch, just as there were at their Nassau location. Here you can enjoy the waves of Pacific at the Palmilla location, which is right on the tip of a point, which protrudes from the rest of San José del Cabo into the sea.

The resort is about a 12-minute drive south of the main town area and stands in seclusion on its land. It goes without saying that guests can expect the finest décor, food, service and amenities at this location. This particular hotel has two pools, work out at this gym, play a game of tennis or take a short trip to the Palmilla Golf Club just across the Federal Highway. This hotel has many room types, the largest accommodating up to 8 guests. You’ll find more than just a vacation at this unbeatable property that maks San José del Cabo one of the premier locations in Mexico.

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One&Only Palmilla

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Transpeninunsular Kilometro 7.5 Punta Palmilla
1.98 km (1.3 mi) from El Merkado

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court

7. Hacienda Plaza Central San Jose (from USD 42)

This next property is perfect for a couple that wishes to take in the cultural sites of San José del Cabo. This one bedroom, one bathroom studio apartment is located in a colonial building right in the historic area of the town. Travelers will be just a couple minutes walk from art studios, historical landmarks, restaurants, and community events. Up to two guests can be accommodated here. Previous guests have said the host Toeer was a great person to stay with and they were also very happy about the apartment’s location, price, and cleanliness.

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San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur, Mexico
7.93 km (5.0 mi) from El Merkado
355 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you get a nice view over the city from the room
basic kitchen and comforts but boasts a comfortable king bed
we had a great stay in our little studio apartment overlooking the plaza
the room itself was charming with a little kitchen and nice shower and a/c
we came prepared with earplugs and slept super well in the comfy bed
the room was clean and comfy
the room was very clean
clean and centrally located
great value for a lovely large clean space
clean quaint and true home away from home
earplugs were a helpful item to bring
torre is a fabulous host
torre was very helpful and accommodating as were the other staff
always a great host and good value
extremely good value and friendly hospitality
close to entertainment
the location is awesome
the location is perfect right in plaza mijares and close to restaurants
great location restaurants and shopping right outside your door
great location right on square with great shopping and delicious restaurants
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8. Casa Natalia (from USD 273)

Casa Natalia is another boutique hotel in San Jose del Cabo. This one is located on the eastern side of the historical district, right off of Av Centenario, and just a two-minute walk to Plaza Mijares and many other local attractions in the city. There are 19 suites that make up Casa Natalia, each is decorated with a variety of local art and décor.

Each suite also comes with its own terrace and hammocks and private bathrooms. Children must be over 13 years of age. The Mi Cocina restaurant is on site and serves breakfast through dinner with an international palette being featured.

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Casa Natalia Boutique Hotel Adults Only

Wifi Available

Address: Boulevard Mijares 4-A Colonia centro
7.83 km (4.9 mi) from El Merkado

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace

9. Hotel Tropicana del Cabo (from USD 226)

Of course, oceanfront resorts are beautiful, but they cannot provide the kind of intimate setting that the Hotel Tropicana del Cabo can provide. This lovely hotel is located in the historical center of San Jose del Cabo. It features the stunning architecture of classic Mexican hacienda style, paired with lush tropical gardens. The heated pool has a swim-up bar and plenty of comfortable lounge chairs to relax on while you’re not swimming.

All rooms include cable tv, a minibar, and coffee makers. The hotel also allows for free parking, and WiFi. The on-site Tropicana Restaurant is one of the most popular restaurants in the city and serves traditional Mexican cuisine and more. The hotel makes for a stunning setting for a wedding and can accommodate group events of up to 30 people.

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Tropicana Los Cabos

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Boulevard Mijares 30 SN Centro
7.74 km (4.9 mi) from El Merkado

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km)

10. Apartment in historic district

This is another apartment located in the San Jose del Cabo historical district. The apartment is located on the floor above the Old Town Art Gallery. It can accommodate up to two guests with its one bedroom and one bathroom. Guests can make full use of the kitchen that comes with a small refrigerator, microwave and two-piece stove. Although guests may not be doing too much cooking considering all the fantastic restaurants that are just a short, through the art district, away.

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San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur, Mexico
7.72 km (4.8 mi) from El Merkado
315 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
internet speeds were super fast and the a/c was super cold
the living room opens up to the street with a nice view on the old roofs
the ceiling fans are a great extra touch
clean and comfortable
the bathroom is clean and water is perfectly hot
was super clean and had everything we could want in a place to stay
it was clean check in was convenient and the place is simple yet totally stocked
comfortable apartment - cool and clean with great shower and access to outside
the people were friendly
hosts are quick to answer questions and very helpful
leonardo was a great host and very informative
rodrigo and his brother were great hosts
the communication with the owner was easy and recommandations were perfect
and the location is fantastic
love the location and trendy neighborhood
location is great for the art and shopping scene
bottom line great location
the location was perfect - close to art district but still quiet
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A meeting of lives

At the tip of Baja California lies the town of San José del Cabo, a place that has become famous for its amazing beauty and flourishing tourism industry. This town finds a great mixture of local life and travelers, both bringing with them their own experiences. The connection that is forged between these two walks of life exhibits to everyone that: no matter where you are from, or where you are going, we are all just people, looking for love and brought together by the breeze of the sea.

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