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Cabanas, Hostal y Camping "Magic Bacalar"

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entre 5ta. y 3ra. Ave, Calle 36, la ave. 3 termina en la entrada de Magic, Bacalar 77930, Mexico
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

They seem nice, but they don't really seem to know much about what they're doing. We saw 2 days in a row (we only stayed 2 days) other couples leaving because they had made problems with their booking. We had a "private room" which is not really private at all, and just on an addict above the dorms. The location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

very nice hostel with great location, good prize and very friendly and helpfull staff. we have stayed there for 3 nights and we higly recommand it! they have very atmospheric dorms, kayak and boat rental and amazing pier! if you go there during low season don't need reservation

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Probably the nicest place I've ever been at, counting the hostel and the location, Bacalar Lagoon is really an awesome magic place, and magic hostel has a great vibe to stay right next to the lagoon, it has a peer straight into the middle of the lagoon, great for a night swim or a refreshing dive during the day.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This hostel is expensive for a dorm. Normally, you can have a own room for this price. Breakfast is not included and I didn't found full waterbottles. The view and the dock is beautiful and nice for relaxing, kids or aswell for singles! There was one restaurant with typical food a la gran muy Rico ;)

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

My husband booked this, thinking a tent right on the lagoon would be fun. He was misguided. The tents are not right on the lagoon, they are an albeit short walk down a gravel/treed path away. The tents are all close together, meaning you hear everything. Luckily I didn't sleep much or I would have worried that my snoring kept... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We got a private room in the cabana, but as it was just above the dorms and had another private room next door (separated by a temporary wall), we could hear everything. Everything. It didn't feel very private at all and we found ourselves whispering at 8pm. The wifi didn't work and we were told because this was Bacalar, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We enjoyed our stay in Bacalar very much. A perfect place to chill and relax with nice sun and moon rises. The staff was friendly and helpful. Free drinking water and wifi in the reception area was provided. The hostal has direct access to the lagoon. Kitchen and toilet and shower and rooms were all very clean. Thanks to the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The place is very well located, right on the Laguna of Bacalar, and so the rates are pretty high for a camping. But i thought it would be worth it to have a direct access to the Laguna, which is the main attraction of the village. The reason why I gave this mark is that my boyfriend and I felt... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at magic Bacalar however I can see that it wouldn't be right for everyone. The dorm room is so tightly packed with beds with mosquito nets that you can hardly slide down the middle to get into bed, that said it kinda works and I had a pretty decent sleep there. It feels a bit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed for two nights at Magic Bacalar, a quiet little place overlooking the lagoon. We had booked one of apparently two single rooms, both of them in the attic of a hut facing the lagoon. The room was small and mostly dark, but - as the rest of the property - very clean (thanks to a... More 

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