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2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   628 Avenida Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Ranked #38 of 56 hotels in Cozumel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2009
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2009

Like: large balcony with ocean view! pool; walking distance to town - access to many shops and restaurants; serviced by dive shop; large supermarket across the street; large refrigerator in the room; internet shop next door with phone calls to US for 35 cents a minute; friendly staff; diving site immediately off shore in back of hotel; plenty of chairs,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2009

I went to "No Name Bar" at the last day of my trip. The staff is very friendly, above all the food was great. If you go there remember to order Kofte Kebab and Shepherd's Salad. I didn't stay at the hotel, so I can't really say anything specific about the hotel.

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St Louis, Mo
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2009

I had read all the reviews so I knew the limitations of the Hotel (all inclusive type). The room was quite comfortable. Extra towels were provided when asked for, never ran out of hot water, but who needed it! The bar/beach area was extrodinary....IMHO, the best on the beach. Crew ship folks who were off duty gave us lots of... More

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Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2009

We stayed at the Barracuda for 7 nights and did not have one problem. I was a little skeptical because of so many bad reviews on this site but have come to the conclusion that many people are just complainers. The room was large, clean, and floors were mopped every day. There was a full-sized refrigerator in the room and... More

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Kansas City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2009

My dive shop just returned from a Sunday to Sunday stay at the Barracuda. This is an absolutely fab location. There is a grocery/sundry store across the street (less the 50 yards) that opens at 7 am and closes at 10 pm daily. You can buy almost anything there. They have a coffee shop, deli, pizza shop and sell just... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2009

We stayed at the Barracuda Feb 6-10, 2009 and had a good time. The Hotel is a Basic place with clean rooms, comfortable beds (for Mexico) and old school charm. We traveled with 14 others from our local dive shop and the hotel was chosen for affordability and it's on site dive shop affiliation and packages with Paradise Divers. We... More

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san antonio,texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2008

after many many trips to cozumel i decided to stay here havent stayed here since 1980. aah just like the old cozumel i remember , hot water maybe air conditioner works maybe ive yearned to get back to the old cozumel and this did it , walkdowntown to eat go to the grocery store for beer and water look out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2008

Maybe I am just easy going; maybe I am not prissy; maybe I am easy to please; and maybe I don't expect too much? But, this was my second stay at the Barracuda and everything was just fine (again). The 3rd floor room was great and had a great view. The place is really clean. They new towels (but housekeeping... More

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Los Angeles
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2008

OK, we check in on a Tuesday. At first glance, it is for all intent and purposes just as people described. A bare bones Dive hotel in a great location. The rooms are basic. Double bed, Small fridge, TV. First, we locked our keys in the room (as hotel guset due all over the world) and they didn't have a... More

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Address: 628 Avenida Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Cozumel
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Barracuda 2.5*
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