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Calm Cabins Tulum

Retorno Polar 64, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Ranked #40 of 87 Specialty Lodging in Tulum
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014
April L Chicago, Illinois
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Dirty, old, expensive, 1st breakfast was poor, every animals could come in the rooms, no toilets paper, 6 people in a 5 people room.we were in Tulum to rest, and we were not able to sleep properly because matresses were not good quality. The only thing which worked was Wifi!

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Dora F, Propietario at Calm Cabins Tulum, responded to this review
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Sorry to know that you didn´t feel comfortable at our place. Unfortunately we had to ask you (5 guests) not... More 

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My friend and I paid higher rates to stay here during the high season. This place is not worth the money they are asking for it. We never actually met "Dora". We met Irma. The place looked nothing like the photos. It's not even a cabin. There were lizards and bugs all in the room. There is no air conditioning... More 

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Dora F, Owner at Calm Cabins Tulum, responded to this review

I was very sick and couldn´t host this guests, That ´s why she says she never met me and she also never stayed at my place, I found this girl and her friend an alternative place to stay., Unfortunately they were drinking a lot so my friend had a very bad time with them. We are very responsable people and... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

we had a reservation at the calm cabins for four days and decided to extend our stay to 5! dora was delightful every day, and gave us great recommendations for cool places to go in and around tulum. each one was a big winner. she always let us know where she would be, and she was extremely flexible with our... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Calm Cabins is just off the main drag, close to the bus station, and fairly basic. We spent 6 nights there. Our room was clean and comfortable, spacious and well-fitted. The owner-host, Dora, serves breakfast in the open area in the compound; wholesome, filling and different every day. Dora is a gem: she knows the area well and will give... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The room with private bathroom is the best. Mozy screens on all windows and doors. Excellent breakfasts, different everyday. Beautiful garden, sit and watch the 'Cinnamon Humming Birds' doing their thing or the Iguanas sunning themselves. The best is Dora, your host, who is so kind and friendly and happy to help with great local information. We will definitely be... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

After some hectic hostels, I was glad to stay on a calm place, close to the bus station, shop with fruit and vegetable, main avenue and a bike rental. Dora and her friend who helped with running the place were nice and helpful. I recommend this for persons who prefere calm and the opportunity to cook.

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Two good friends recommended this place to us and we were really excited to experience all the things they told us about (great breakfast, familiar atmosphere, lovely place...) I don´t know if we were spoiled by all the nice places we stayed at before but we were very disappointed by Calm Cabins. The rooms are furnished basic - we knew... More 

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PalapasTulum, Owner at Calm Cabins Tulum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We will take care of all this subjects right now. Kind regards Dora More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We had seen excellent reviews of Calm Cabins so decided to stay, in truth we booked at short notice and there wasn't much else available in Tulum. We were expecting basic accommodation, but we were surprised how shabby it is. We wanted somewhere to relax but ended up not wanting to spend any time there. Clanking gate right beside our... More 

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PalapasTulum, Owner at Calm Cabins Tulum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment,, Unfortunately we have had the worst rainy season in years so having fungus because of this terrible weather is inevitable. Our rules are the regular ones in every hostel most of our guest do not complain, We are really sorry if you didn´t have a nice time with us, We will take your... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Dora's Calm Cabins Tulum is a great place for the back-packing traveler looking for a calm safe haven where he or she can just shower off the dust, lay back and relax. The hammock, the garden, the 2 private bungalows, the dormitory, the open kitchen... it's all there. This is not "Hilton" or "Intercontinental" but it is a place where... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I stayed 3 days at Doras hostel shes a great host the place is very relaxing and it has a good service,i was just getting away from the city rush of Cancun and decided to spend my days there, i would recommend to others the price its worth for what you get,looking forward to come and visit again sometime soon!!!... More 

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