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Playa Mambo

Carretera Tulum Boca Paila km 7.5 | Quintana Roo, Tulum 77710, Mexico
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I had an amazing time here this past week. We loved Natalia and Fredercio and the spot was really one of the bests. It's small enough where you feel secluded but they offer everything you need right there. We loved it and came back even when we were staying somewhere else. It's a great distance from most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 7-year-old daughter cried on the drive back from the airport because she "missed all the people" at Playa Mambo. Federico and Natalia are amazing hosts and the staff is more warm and friendly than any place we've ever stayed. Staying at a B&B with delicious, but not cheap food - no kitchens in the cabanas - means that you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Conveniently located, Playa Mambo offers a wonderful option for those looking to relax and unwind in Tulum. We stayed in the Orange Cabana, looking out at the ocean and just steps from the water and the amazing stretch of beach just in front of the hotel property. Although what some might consider "rustic", the cabanas are comfortable and clean. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Playa Mambo for our honeymoon. We stayed 3 nights. The service was excellent, breakfast simple but delicious. The owner Natalia received us warmly and all the staff treated us as kings. The room is simple but beautifully decorated and comfortable. The staff is doing continous improvement so that the place remains very well maintained. We recommend it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely gorgeous beach location. Cabanas are very nice (but basic). Lovely to walk out onto the sand in the morning. Comfortable bed !! The food was amazing so make sure you eat there at least once during your stay. Breakfast was very good also. The owners and staff provide impeccable service. Only very small issues were that they don't take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This small little hotel (8 different cabanas) is a jewel on Tulum Beach- beautifully located right at the beach and as soon as you get out of your room you are walking in the sand and feel like in paradise! The hosts Natalia and Federico are just great, very caring, very kind, cute couple and they know what cusomer service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Really lovely. Great room, great price, best beach arround. The owners are on-site and sweet. Diana cooks up amazing food. Will definitely go back. Went with our 2 kids under 4 and coudn't have picked an easier place. Highly recommended.

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Address: Carretera Tulum Boca Paila km 7.5 | Quintana Roo, Tulum 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 34
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