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Rancho Tranquilo

# 86 Av. Tulum | Saturno y Luna Nte, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Rancho Tranquilo
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 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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Calgary, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here a couple of nights. Robert was very helpful, and accommodating with leaving our baggage after checkout while we toured the ruins. The beds in the separate cabanas were comfortable, but wifi only worked for us when we were closer to the shared kitchen area. Showers were hot. Our cabana also had a tiny fridge, and a small... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel grounds are beautiful... it is full of gardens and exotic plants, there are lounging areas, the kitchen and common areas are nice, includes a pancake breakfast with coffee, and the staff is very friendly. The facilities are super basic and all of the bathrooms are shared. It's not super clean, but fine for the low cost. It is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Very clean, perfect location, great prices for high end and low end stays. Showers, fans, everything you need even a place for Internet The staff are friendly and can give you tips for places to check out during your stay. I had an awesome time there and would go back again for sure!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This incredibly charming property is such an authentic Mexican experience! It is THE best place to stay in Tulum Mexico, in our opinion. Here's why: 2 blocks to town, 5 minute drive to beaches and the Mayan ruins. The accommodations are lovely, clean, and tastefully appointed, but also so incredibly affordable, leaving you the cash to spend on fine dining,... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

First place we stayed in when we got to Mexico from Belize and we were so happy the first place we walked into was full so we found this place. Unbelievably helpful and freindly man who worked there was such a bonus. He even washed up all our dirty dishes when I left the kitchen for five minutes. Made me... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Stayed here for four nights and absolutely loved it. The first night was spent in one of the dorm rooms as there were no available cabañas to begin with. The dorm is basic but is well equipped with fans (although a couple were broken) and a private bathroom. On our second day we moved into a small cabaña which was... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Thatched roofed cabanas in a beautiful shady garden....truly tranquil, and very reasonable rates...Owners and staff were also very friendly and helpful, use of computer and tv. in the common space as well as a book exchange library and breakfast every morning (hope you like pancakes!) Bikes were also available to rent but they were in pretty bad shape, barely rideable.

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

A bit of a walk south, this place is lovely, the owners friendly and gardens beautiful. The cabins are cool and quirky, with mosquito nets; quite small but there is a wonderful communal area with books, games and a great kitchen. Wifi is also good. Speak flawless English (and even the Spanish is spoken so thoughtfully that it's easy to... More 

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Brussels
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I stayed here for four nights, having reserved a small cabana in advance and sent half of the amount due via PayPal. In fact, after the payment was sent, they informed me that the first night only a dorm was available. This misunderstanding was due to the e-mail correspondence of the staff whose English was limited and could not clearly... More 

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Seattle
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We stayed two nights at Rancho Tranquilo and were very satisfied. We are a family of three with a third grade son who found the hostel experience to be enjoyable, in that he got to talk with a lot of other guests. Like Trip Advisor indicates, we found it to be a very good value. It is a hostel, don't... More 

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