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All 64 Tulum B&Bs / inns

Playa Mambo

Carretera Tulum Boca Paila km 7.5 | Quintana Roo, Tulum 77710, Mexico
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Playa Mambo
Ranked #10 of 64 Tulum B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ravenna, Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location is very good. The beach is wonderful. The breakfast is perfect. This place is a one woman show and she is very good at what she does. A very hard worker and a darn good cook. Mambo might be fine for many people but I can tell you not everyone is going to be happy. Playa Mambo can't... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Playa Mambo with a couple of friends and got exactly what I expected. Beautiful place away from the city, very calm, simple, and the staff was very attentive. I highly recommend visiting the hotel. There is a small beach club that plays music at nights less than a block away on the shore.

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Dallas, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little hotel!! Rooms were as good as any higher priced hotel! We had the green room, and 1 night in the pink room. Our green cabana was the best room there! Front row, and a spectacular view from our window and we had a porch and a loft and a couch. We had breakfast outside on our porch each... More

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Franklin, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just returned from a relaxing and beautiful trip with my oldest daughter and my sister. We stayed in the penthouse on the beach which was clean and comfortable with the most amazing views and sounds of the ocean. The food is great and reasonably priced and other restaurants are within walking distance on the beach road. The down side... More

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Lavon, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little hotel!! Rooms were as good as any higher priced hotel! We had the green room, and 1 night in the pink room. Our green cabana was the best room there! Front row, and a spectacular view from our window and we had a porch and a loft and a couch. We had breakfast outside on our porch each... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We stayed in the Penthouse cabana and enjoyed the perfect location, the friendly family running the place and the great atmosphere. You are right at the beach and the view is fabulous. The penthouse is in two floors with a single bed downstairs and a queen plus a single bed upstairs. As we are a family of four, we used... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Pleasantly surprised how great this place was. We stayed in 'chocolate'. Large cabanas, spacious layout of the grounds (not jammed packed of cabanas like some places) very clean, and friendly place. Breakfast was simple yet very well done: homemade bread, homemade jam, fresh fruit, coffee. The host makes the bread and jam on site. They are happy to serve you... More

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Trondheim, Norway
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I will give this place top rating. But that is because I expected a eco cabana. And that is what this is. There is no bellman, there is no marble on the floor, there is no fancy soap and shampoo in the bathroom. The luxury is the simplicity, cleanliness, the positioning right on the beach. The very pleasant host (Dayana)... More

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We had the best time at Playa Mambo. The location is perfect - just far enough away from the noisy part of the hotel zone but still surrounded by restaurants and shops. It is also right next door to a connivence store (with an ATM) and an awesome coffee shop. Wifi connection is strong, breakfast delicious and our cabana was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Chances are you are staying in Tulum for a reason (you hate Cancun, or just want a Mexican beach vacation without the compromise). Playa Mambo is Tulum personified; incredibly laid back, a gorgeous setting, and impeccable service (Diana was the best). You are literally seconds from the turquoise water, and walking distance to the beach strip (splurge and eat at... More

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Also Known As:
Playa Mambo Hotel Tulum
Playa Mambo Hotel
Address: Carretera Tulum Boca Paila km 7.5 | Quintana Roo, Tulum 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
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Ranked #10 of 64 B&Bs / Inns in Tulum
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