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Playa Mambo

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Carretera Tulum Boca Paila km 7.5 | Quintana Roo, Tulum 77710, Mexico
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  • Location
    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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london
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our cabana right on the beach (Naranja) was just as we had hoped that it would be and we loved the uninterrupted view and sound of the ocean, just sitting on our veranda or lounging on the sunbeds right next to the sea. the room was spacious and the bathroom was very simple, but clean. not being able to use... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The positiv things first: The bungalows look nice and during the night you hear only the sea. The beach is clean and the garden is beautiful The negativ things: It was the first time ever to find a used tampon in the toilet of a hotelroom when I checked in, the toilet must not have been cleaned properly after the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Spent a couple of nights at this resort. Had an incredibly relaxing time and also very good food. The beach is only a couple steps away and the rooms are romantic and comfortable. The service was very good with fun and kind people taking care of the place.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Playa Mambo Playa Mambo was a wonderful place for these three girls visiting Tulum. From the initial reservation to our departure and key return, we felt like the proprietors took care to make us feel safe and comfortable. After doing extensive research on where to stay in Tulum, my two girlfriends and I decided to stay at the beach rather... More 

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Sassnitz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was really great. It is a GEM amongst a growing set of "in" places along the Tulum strip. Just know......Tulum is full of the "super cool" crowd with all the advantages AND disadvantages of that......no more said there. But that has nothing to do with Playa Mambo. That crowd won't be staying here. And that is the exact... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from Tulum and still dreaming of the little slice of heaven that is Playa Mamba! On the beach I don't need much, but wonderful owners and staff made us feel at home, the little huts were romantic (simple yet comfortable), and every last detail was pinterest-worthy. The beach is amazing and you can spend entire days lounging perfectly... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We, a german couple, spent one week at Playa Mambo. Compared to all the other hotels on the beach which are much bigger or not so pretty we found this accommodation a perfect balance of nicely designed and spacey rooms which are not so overpriced like the rest on the beach. Very nice people and a good service and great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Hotel playa mambo is a group of 8 or more cabanas/bungalows with a small cafe/reception desk located in front. The location is great if you are looking to relax on the beach since it is litreally steps away from it. The rooms are very clean but there is no television, alarm clock, air conditioning (a fan in the room),or much... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We stayed 2 nights (Dec 16/17) 2014 myself, Sue and 17 yr old son and enjoyed the stay. The accommodation is pricey as we stayed in the penthouse cabana though I had budgeted for this expense as it was my wife's birthday. Natalia and Mitch were great, helpful and even got a lift into Tulum with Natalia one afternoon to... More 

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Salobrena, Granada, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Tulum beach is beautiful and Playa Mambo is wonderful, but the huts are very rustic with huge gaps in the edge of the roofs and under the door. It is however clean and extremely charming. And the hosts are very friendly and welcoming. I greatly missed having WIFI in my room. Very pricey compared to staying in town, where there... More 

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