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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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San Francisco Bay Area
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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El Centro
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47 reviews 47 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

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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