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Villas Marlin

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Boulevard Kukulkan, Km. 13.5 | Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Villas Marlin
Ranked #52 of 178 Hotels in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice place. 2 bedrooms. Room upstairs with one bed and good closet space. Kitchen small but with everything you need to cook and eat. Just go shopping to walmart for groceries and other necessities and your're done. Regular size fridge and stove. Futon in living room next to kitchen with a nice view of the Amazing Beautiful ocean. Bedroom downstairs... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Unit 511 worked well for our large group. The location is good - on the beach, right next to a mall, and in walking distance of many services, yet peaceful and secure. It is not a hotel - no front desk and lobby - but Fernando is responsive to email contact and was able to help us with several logistical... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We set up unit 324 through VRBO.com and just everything was great. We loved the views, pool, location...everything. Beds for 6 couch for two more...air conditioning...all upgraded furnishings and granite counters and modern kitchen...nice bathrooms...very secure. Pool closes at 8 but that seems the norm. Balcony relaxation was nice. Bus to everywhere was convenient. Restaurants...spendy and not...are close by. The... More 

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Cedar City, Utah
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Pro: Condo was as advertised, pools were great, beach was awesome. Airport transportation set-up by Alvin to and from was exactly as he had set-up making it zero stress. WIFI and Local phone was very helpful in making reservations as needed. We were surprised by the cost of eating out on the hotel zone, so having a kitchen to prep... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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13 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Very convenient location on the beach and close to the Kulkucan Mall. Good pools (3) and beachfront. Only down-side was distance to grocery stores. We had to go to Walmart or Chedraui by bus. A taxi was a must on the return journey. Unfortunately there are no sizeable grocery outlets at this end of the Hotel Zone and the Oxxo... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We started planning where to stay in Cancun, when I read reviews that Villas Marlin was one of the best places to stay. Also, I read very positive reviews from other people who were happy about their stayed here at the villas. The pictures of the villas showed every room inside, and I was also able to see a video... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

For the first part of our trip we were supposed to stay in Playa Del Carmen, when we got to the resort on the night of the 10th the hotel had lost our reservation. You can only imagine the panic that was setting in because we were travelling with small children. I had spoke with Alvin a few times on... More 

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Portland, Oregon
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I've been to Cancun before but this was the first time I did a private rental in Cancun (usually stay in hotel). I enjoyed my stay at Villas Marlin! Best thing to remember THIS IS NOT A HOTEL. It's a condo. It's not perfect.Decor is decent. If you need a safe, nice location to sleep, relax and you don't need... More 

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Stayed for a week in unit 434. What Ann incredible everything! Location, view, housekeeper, furnishings, muy bien! We rented from owner, Frank Johns through VRBO.com. reading other reviews we were a bit worried, or first trip to mexico brought our 15 yr old daughter. Condo had excellent a/c and plenty of hot water as well as wi-fi. His housekeeper took... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This was our first trip to Mexico. We had arranged to meet the manager of unit 705 at Villa Marlin for our key code and introductory tour of the unit. He failed to show. We were escorted to room 705 by a security person and found another couple in the unit. They had a 4-month contract for the same unit.... More 

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Address: Boulevard Kukulkan, Km. 13.5 | Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Cancun
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Villas Marlin Hotel Cancun
Marlin Hotel Cancun
Hotel Style:
#30 Family Hotel in Cancun
#43 On the Beach Hotel in Cancun
#43 Romantic Hotel in Cancun

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