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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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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a perfect 5 days at Playa Mambo. Nati and Frederico and their staff took care of our every need. Isaac, Fernando and Jairo spoiled us with delicious food and drinks. Breakfast was perfect each day...we loved the presentation of the sliced local fruit with mint, toast with homemade marmalade and coffee. We also enjoyed being served fish tacos... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I went to Playa Mambo in December as part of a two week trip travelling around Mexico. It was absolute paradise at Playa Mambo. We loved the simplicity of the cabins, their proximity to the beach (i.e. on it). We were told there was only a 'garden view' available, but in fact our garden view was still... More 

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San Francisco Bay Area
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Just back from a few excellent days at Playa Mambo. We spent the first half of our week in Playa del Camen, then thankfully discovered the paradise of Tulum for the second half! We were two moms and three kids in the honeymoon bungalow and couldn't have been happier. We were steps - literally- from the beach, slept with sounds... More 

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We stayed there a couple weeks ago. It's great for couples, not ideas for young families (no A/C, locks on doors are limited, no in-room-safe, and not very quiet. But, if you're up for the true Tulum vibe, a rustic hut with thatch roof in the sand, it's fantastic.

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San Diego, California
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Playa mambo has great service, it is a small place but the service is AWESOME and the prices are reasonable. After been treated badly at La Zebra we stopped at Playa Mambo, it was a little hidden but we saw the delicious plates of food and we were intrigued plus it smelled amazing. The beach is gorgeous and we had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The staff here are friendly and it's good value for breakfast. The coffee is really good and it's worth trying the Mexican eggs! Service can be a little slow but there's free wifi to use while you wait.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My fiancée and I wanted a beautiful, low-key week in Tulum, and Playa Mambo delivered (and then some). Our cabana was clean, spacious, and merely feet away from the ocean. Though we did not have direct views to the beach from our window, it didn’t matter—we could still hear the waves at night. Playa Mambo made it very easy to... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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 March 26, 2015

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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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