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Playa Mambo

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Reutlingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Playa Mambo will hold a special place in my heart forever. Everything exceeded our expectations. I'm a bit of a hotel snob and definitely like to be pampered but the authenticity of this place, the personality of the owners, the feeling of community in the common areas and the AMAZING, pristine, beach (perfectly located) made our stay more memorable than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Playa Mambo was amazing. Cute and cozy eco cabanas so close to the ocean you hear the gentle lap of the waves to lull you to sleep. Natalia and Frederico are very friendly and helpful to any needs. They recommended great things to do in the area and went out of their way to make sure our stay was comfortable.... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The hotel is fine and the owners are very friendly, nothing to complain about in regards to accommodations. I assume that the owners of Playa Mambo do not operate the Deli/Grocery store next door, however whoever does is a thief. The ATM located right next to the entrance of Playa Mambo (in front of deli) is used to counterfeit Debit/Credit... More 

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PlayaMamboHotel, Propietario at Playa Mambo, responded to this review

Hi Mona! How are you? First of all thank you for the heads up on this issue, and we´re really sorry for all the inconvenience this is causing you. As you´ve mentioned neither the store at the front or the ATM belong to Playa Mambo Eco Cabañas, but anyway we talked to the store owner to let her know about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

I was extremely pleased with our stay at Playa Mambo. The room was great and affordable, the beach was gorgeous ( and just steps from our door) and the owners were very sweet and full of helpful tips for my trip. I highly recommend this place!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Playa Mambo is terrific. A bit rustic, but you don't go to Tulum for high thread count sheets and fast wi-fi. The beach and views are amazing, the rooms are put together nicely and the owners are really nice, accommodating and make really delicious eggs and coffee in the morning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Well maintained, unique cabanas and warm people running the place. Can't go wrong here. Not to mention the beach access is second to none and I visited many of the expensive resorts in Tulum. Our friends who stayed in a big fancy house even chose to have their wedding on the Playa Mambo beach!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We didn't stay here but visited for a day for lunch and to use the beach chairs. We had a look at a few different spots along the beach and Playa Mambo was on the best part of the beach. The rooms looked clean and nice, and are really reasonably priced considering the beautiful location. It is a very small... More 

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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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