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Chalupa Hostal

Av. Tulum con crucero Av. Coba, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Ranked #31 of 61 Tulum B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014
Nina S Whistler, Canada
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Whistler, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We spent two nights at chalupa. The air con only runs at night (9am-9pm) but during the day, if you get back from a bike ride and are hot, you can just take a dip in the pool! Not the kind of pool where you want to stick your head in but it's definitely refreshing on a hot day! A... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is a really great place. Its well and truly worth the money, which is next to nothing. Upon our arrival the staff greeted and spoke with us for a solid half an our about what there is to see and do in tulum, gave us great advice and lent us snorkelling gear free of charge. we intended on staying... More

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51 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This hostel seems to be a good value for Tulum. Location is at a major junction, not really charming, but handy to explore the ruins, cenotes and beach if you have a bike. Rooms are surprisingly spacious, clean, with AC and rather intimate as for a dorm (5 beds only with attached bathroom). But the absolute deal-breaker is the bar... More

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Udaipur, India
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

The place was great, the rooms are big enough, the beds are sooooo comfortable i wish i could bring one back home. It is 3,5 km from the beach but if you rent a bike or have enough time to walk it is easily done, the city center is just around the corner, the restaurants and supermarker are close too!

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at Chalupa hostel. The pool was great and the mezcal bar upstairs was a lot of fun. There were plenty of other backpackers to meet and some locals in the bar. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The AC is limited from 9pm to 9am but if your in your room all day there is... More

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We had a great stay at Hostal Chalupa which is located right on the main road to the beach, to the Tulum Maya ruins, Gran Cenote and Tulum Centrum. The staff was fun, friendly and helpful and the hostel felt very social with large communal areas and a bar upstairs. Supermarkets were close by and there would always be taxis... More

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Bonn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We stayed in a private room which was actually more like a hotel room than a hostel room: really big room with two double beds and private bathroom. The room was clean and the shower had hot water. There are lockers in the room. They have vans in the room and air conditioning (pretty loud) during the night starting at... More

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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

I do NOT recommend this hostel. You might get sucked in with the nice room, and the pool on entrance. But the male staff member had the WORST attitude I have ever come across. It is not only expensive, but they run a pub upstair all night. They won't let you turn the air conditioner on before 9 pm -... More

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Were staying in a 6 bed dorm with enough space for our things and wide beds, mattresses a bit worn in the middle but big enough to find yourself a good spot. Spacious bathroom per dorm. Big and clean kitchen - one of the best I've come across. Free water and breakfast - just coffee and cereal but always a... More

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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

We were so impressed with this hostel! Large comfy double beds -we wanted to stay here longer! You can get to the ruins and the beach easily on a bike (rent nextdoor) if you get a free map from the hostel and ask for directions. The only downside was that you can't cook meat in the kitchen maybe if we... More

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Address: Av. Tulum con crucero Av. Coba, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
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We are located begining of the road that leads to the beach, we have spacious rooms with double beds and private baths in all rooms. We are close to the shopping center and banks which are at the entrance of Tulum town ,and are only 3 kilometors from the beach.Services:- Air conditioning.- 24 hr electricty and hot and cold water- Pool- Roof deck with lounge chairs- Bike rental- Vegetarian kitchen.Sale of liquor, information on tours and places to visit. Nos encontramos en la entrada de la carretera que conduce a la playa, tenemos amplias habitaciones con cama doble y baño privado en todas las habitaciones. Estamos cerca del centro comercial y los bancos que están en la entrada del pueblo de Tulum, a sólo 3 kilometros de la playaServicios: - Aire acondicionado. - 24 horas de electricidad, agua caliente y fría - Piscina. - Techo terraza con camastros. - Alquiler de bicicletas. - Cocina vegetariana.Venta de licor, información sobre excursiones y lugares para visitar. ... more   less 
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