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Hotel Dolores Alba Chichen

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   Km.122 Merida-Cancun, Free Road (180) | between the ruins and Balankanche caves, Chichen Itza, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ruse, Bulgaria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My brother and I visited Chichen Itza in April this year. And we organized everything on our own. Our preferences about the place were to be clean, safe, not expensive and as close as possible to the site. So I came across this place via Trip Advisor and I was happy to select it. I didn`t book it, but had... More

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Delft, The Netherlands
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I don't quite understand why you would put a hotel so near a major road without ensuring that the rooms/cabins are insulated more against noise. Passing traffic was very audible. Worse was the bug problem, again, I can't fathom why you would put a hotel in the middle of a jungle and not provide mosquito nets. I bathed in DEET... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The majority of our vacation was on Isla Mujeres, but since we've always wanted to see Chichen Itza, we flew into Cancun a few days earlier so we would be able to do that without doing a day trip marathon from the island. To that end, we were looking primarily for a place in close proximity to the ruins where... More

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Wichita, KS
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The Dolores Alba is a good place to stay at a reasonable price, especially if, as in our case, you want to arrive in the area, spend the night, then see the ruins in the relatively cool and less crowded hours right at opening. There are two pools, and an on-site restaurant which served quality dishes. It is directly across... More

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Fort Collins, CO
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

If you're looking for a good value hotel, with nice facilities for kids close to CI, think about this one. Pools are great, it's very relaxed (as is the service), surrounded by jungle. Great birding in the AM right around the pool areas.

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Queretaro, Mexico
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I'd read reviews from other people before booking this trip so I knew what to expect but I have to say I liked the hotel. Things are basic but the rooms are clean, the wifi works and there are two lovely wee pools. Sure it's right on a main road and can get a little noisy but it's not really... More

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Boulder, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We drove in from the Cancan airport to this hotel, about 3 hours (note: have pesos ready if you take the highway as the tolls are pretty stiff: 258.00 at one tollgate, 63 at another), wanting to spend the next morning at the ruins. We had no idea as to what to expect, so were pleased when we arrived at... More

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Guadalajara, Mexico
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This hotel is a great value for the price. Breakfast included, spacious rooms with AC and TV, plus two pools. It's about 2 miles from the archeological site (70 peso cab ride) and there is a cenote at the hotel across the street (get 5 pesos off tickets buying them at the front desk of Dolores Alba). The restaurant is... More

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loomis ca
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255 reviews 255 reviews
107 hotel reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Convenient to the ruins, we stopped for lunch. Lots of other tourists sitting on the patio for outdoor dining. Strange place. Service wasn't great, food disappointing and poorly presented. Example: Hamburger was meat and a bun on a small salad plate. I cannot remember the exact price but it was quite expensive for what you got. A small plate of... More

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86 reviews 86 reviews
29 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Excellent location just 5 minutes from Chichen Itza means you can get there before the crowds but without a crack of dawn start! The roadside location was initially offputting, but there was little noise and none once the tour coaches had all left Chichen! Rooms are simple, but ckean, and two pools make it the best choice when visting Chicen.

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Address: Km.122 Merida-Cancun, Free Road (180) | between the ruins and Balankanche caves, Chichen Itza, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Chichen Itza
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Dolores Alba Chichen 2.5*
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