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Deal: Thompson Hotels coming to Cabo San Lucas with 20% opening discount

The Thompson Hotels chain is coming to Mexico with a new hotel called The Cape near Cabo San Lucas. The resort is set to open June 19, about a week later than planned. With the opening comes a 20% discount on rooms and some nice extras too.

It's located near Monuments Beach and it makes this scenic boast: Each room offers views of El Arco, the area's landmark feature across the bay from the hotel.

Some of the wow factors: a signature kitchen called Manta, run by chef Enrique Olvera, who has had a hit with Pujol in Mexico City; a sunken, roof-top lounge with a fire pit; an infinity pool with swim-up bar; and -- of course -- a quiet beach.

The Thompson Hotel brand is slated to open its second Mexican hotel in Playa del Carmen in the fall.

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The deal

Opening Deal-Getaway Package takes 20% off the best available rate and gives you $100 food and beverage credit. The hotel also throws in access to the VIP Lounge at San Jose Del Cabo International Airport for your departing flight.

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When

The offer is good through the end of July for stays through the end of October.

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Tested

I found availability July 17 to 20 for $239 a night that adds $114 in VAT tax, $21 in lodging tax and $107 in service fees. Still, the base rate for the new resort is discounted, as promised. The same room on the same dates without the package would cost $299 a night excluding tax and fees.

Info

The Cape, a Thompson Hotel, (877) 793-8527

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