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Las Arecas

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Calle 59 #541 between Calle 66 and Calle 68 Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Las Arecas
Ranked #17 of 70 Merida B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is in Lonely Planet or Rough Guide travel books. It is not well noticed from the street, but it is a nice and very quiet place to stay near the center park of Merida, Yucatan, in Mexico. I think you will enjoy the owner and his little dog, Toto. You are free to come and go at your... More

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Perth, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

One of the cheapest places we stayed in Mexico it massively exceeded our expectations (clean, comfortable and we even had aircon!). The owner is lovely, it's less than a 10min stroll to the Zocalo and there's a kitchen we could use to make tea/coffee and breakfast, what more could you want? If we visit Merida again we'll definitely come back... More

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Ajijic, Mexico
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I lucked out when I found this place! First of all Mauro is very kind and helpful. And my room is lovely. See some pictures I took of my room. There are only 4 rooms here, and it's surprisingly quiet, even though it's a short walk to the center of town...just a few blocks. It comes with a house dog,... More

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YucatanLiving, Public Relations Manager at Las Arecas, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Mauro, the owner, is not comfortable writing in English, so he has asked me to respond to you for him. He thanks you for coming, enjoyed getting to know you and looks forward to seeing you again! More

Berkeley, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

There are shades of elegance at Las Arecas -- without being hyper-groovy. It is a unique opportunity to step into the past -- having been in Mauro's family for a very long time. It is pretty amazing to step from busy, hot, noisy Calle 59 into the coolness of an elegant front room, then through 2 more rooms & a... More

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YucatanLiving, Public Relations Manager at Las Arecas, responded to this review

As Mauro's web manager, I want to thank you for your great review of Las Arecas. Mauro is indeed a gentleman and a great host. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with him and hope to see you again sometime soon! More

Somerville, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

On a busy street but inside is an oasis. Shared kitchen is handy for tea and meals. Good launching pad for historic area. It is a well managed place. Mauro the owner is nice. Close to plaza grande and park Santiago

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YucatanLiving, Public Relations Manager at Las Arecas, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Yes, Las Arecas is exactly what you said... a perfect jumping-off spot in the middle of Merida centro. We hope to see you again when you come through Merida! More

Tervuren, Belgium
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

It is an option to stay here if you want to be by yourself, at the doorstep of everything you need. A bargain, secure place with an honest nice owner.it is not fancy but has soul.We,( this was my pregnant girlfriend, children of 3 and 5 and myself) would come back and stay at the same place.

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YucatanLiving, Public Relations Manager at Las Arecas, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and insightful review of Las Arecas. Yes, it is not for everyone. But if you are looking for simplicity, kindness and a quiet retreat in the middle of the city, Las Arecas is definitely for you. It sounds like that is exactly what you found! Thank you for staying at Las Arecas, and we hope... More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We stayed at Las Arecas for a week at the beginning of December 2013. We found the accommodation to be very spacious with a separate sitting room with a fridge, sink, table & chairs. The real plus point for us was the peace & tranquility that existed once we'd entered the front door from the busy city centre. An excellent... More

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San Francisco, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I am a solo female traveler and felt very safe and secure here. Lovely, clean, spacious room. Excellent value for the money in Merida. Close to the main plaza. Felt safe walking in the area at night. Enjoyed the dog and cat and conversations with Raul who speaks English perfectly and is a wealth of information about Merida. Would stay... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

Having read the reviews we decided that this was where we wanted to stay for our 5 nights in Merida. We booked in October for our trip in January to be sure of getting a room and our booking was confirmed. I emailed a few days before we arrived but was told that the guesthouse was full so they had... More

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Lakewood, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

I had been seeing the reviews of many people, and I decided to give a visit to Las Arecas. Las Arecas is a family guest house, located in the heart of Merida, close to many parks, El Centro with all its shopping and excellent typical food! You are walking distance to everything, from little convenient stores to house exchanges, to... More

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Address: Calle 59 #541 between Calle 66 and Calle 68 Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Merida
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4

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