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Playa Azul Tulum

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Carretera Tulum Boca Paila Km 8 | Tulum Beach, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Ranked #22 of 75 hotels in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mexico City
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is very nice, like any other hotel in this chic Caribbean area. My friends and I had a couple of disappointments though, enough reasons for not considering it for a second time. We first got a very pretty room assigned, and about 30 mins after, we got changed to a darker, smaller one because the other one "was... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little hotel has so much charm to it. It's very quirky and laid back. I would not recommend anyone who fancies luxury style to go and stay here but if you like hippie type atmosphere and staying in cute bungalows..spending some quiet times alone by the beach.. you should stay here.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Playa Azul is situated on a great spot on the beach, where you have the feeling of an almost private beach. Our Cabaña nr.5 was charming and lovely to stay in. Antonio was a great host/manager, very friendly. Staff very vriendly and caring too, although trying a bit too much their best to be amicable. Close to Tulum ruins and... More

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Anthem, Arizona
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My husband and I were going to stay at this hotel from May 14 - 19 and spent over $800 thru expedia. On the day we had to leave my husband came down ill. We tried to rebook and reschedule for October and were denied to carry any part of our almost $850 payment forward. I was really pissed as... More

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The location and the beach here is fantanstic. The rooms are minimal and rustic (no tv, phone, a/c), but I loved it. You're steps to the beach. I read some of the reviews on here after booking and was a little nervous. We never had a problem with the beach chairs or cushions - there were always plenty. I would... More

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Moscow, Idaho
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This was one of the best places to stay. Very friendly and helpful staff. We had 2 days left on our stay and when we went to fill our water bottles there were heavily armed police at the front. The staff was moving everything out. It seems as though a land grab has taken another Tulum beach gem. I feel... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I spent hours, days trying to find the right hotel in Tulum - with so many options and so much information it was difficult to try and settle on the perfect place to stay. However, after a few days at Playa Azul we knew we had found it and during the next week while we explored the area, we became... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The hotel is clean, rustic, and right on the beach. If you are the type of traveller who needs a marble sink, toilets where you can flush toilet paper, and very bright lighting at night, this is not the hotel for you. Stay in Playa Carmen or Rivera Maya. However, if you want to wake up to the sound of... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The hotel is lovely and the staff for friendly and attentive. Ricardo was a friendly server (all of the servers were friendly but Ricardo is the only one whose name I remember!). Fernando, the restaurant manager was also really friendly and runs the restaurant well. The food is excellent. The cabana we stayed in was lovely. It was comfortable and... More

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London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

From the beautiful room with a private balcony facing the Caribbean, to the pristine beach, to the amazing food and cocktails to the wonderful staff, Playa Azul made the perfect holiday destination. Special shout out to Edgar, Arturo, Lorenzo, Enrique and all the other bar and restaurant staff, and Joel for a great massage, we will definitely be back. I... More

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Address: Carretera Tulum Boca Paila Km 8 | Tulum Beach, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Playa Azul Tulum 3*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites
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#9 Family Hotel in Tulum #17 On the Beach Hotel in Tulum #19 Romantic Hotel in Tulum
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Playa Azul sits on an incredible stretch of beach, close to the Mayan ruins. There is a kite school, with IKO certified instructors, and a full-service beach bar with service on the beach. The two-story restaurant and lounge provides the best views on the beach in Tulum! ... more   less 
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