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Posada Los Mapaches

Carretera federal Chetumal - Cancun | Zona Arqueologica de Tulum, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Ranked #3 of 73 Specialty Lodging in Tulum
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Essen, Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thank you very much for your very friendly hospitality (best infos what to do and how)! We really enjoyed the days in your lovely hostel as well as your awesome breakfast (first, we got a fruit plate with cake and a smoothie, second real mexican food cooked fresh and homemade)! We also enjoyed having the bikes for free (hostel is... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where do I begin? You will be greeted with smiles and whole-heartedly embraced into the beautiful home of Chelo and her family. (and her gorgeous pets) The property: 
A quaint, well landscaped, spacious, rustic yet charming accommodation. The lofted log cabin style rooms are basic but so atmospheric, and although there is no air conditioning the fans are more than... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Chelo and her sons were friendly and helpful. The place is just outside of town but very convenient to the public beach and the ruins, (much better beach access than in-town places). And with the free bicycle, you can be in town in five to ten minutes. Nothing is far. Though right on the road, I didnt hear the traffic... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The owner will welcome you whole heartedly to this wonderful place. It is built in a traditional way with no aircon, but magically the place stays way cooler than anywhere else. If you are after local advice the owner will help you with anything. Upon arrival you are given free bikes to get around meaning that everything becomes really close.... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

This is an amazing and hauntingly beautiful hostel! It's so exotic, owners are fantastic and very helpful. We found out where and when to see tortoises, where to eat and we had bikes which made our stay so much easier as the hostel is a little remote. Breakfasts are delicious, every day some other warm meal and fresh exotic juice,... More

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Would really recommend staying at Chelo and sons'sweet hostel - couldn't say a bad word! Chelo was easily contactable by email and from the few messages exchanged we could tell how lovely she was and this was definitely the case! She was warm and welcoming and her English was really good (despite what she says!) and she explained everything to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I stayed with Chelo for 3 days at the beginning of my Mexico holiday. chelos's warm welcome after a long flight was a great introduction. The cabana I stayed in was perfect for an independent traveller - it was clean, the bed was comfy and the fan did the trick. There was some noise from the road as there is... More

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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We arrived in Tulum thinking we would stay for three days and ten minutes after arriving at Posada Los Mapaches decided we wanted to stay longer! So our three days turned into six and if we didn't have a flight to catch we would have stayed longer. Chelo and her sons are the perfect hosts! They are so friendly and... More

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This is a beautiful and impeccably run casual, lodge style accommodation for the adventurous traveler or backpacker. Rooms are palapa and wood style cabin units surrounded by trees and plants. No airconditioning, but fan is perfectly sufficient under the breezy thatch roof. Location is outside town, on the highway just across an entrance to the Tulum archeological site. Accommodations include... More

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Lovely little family run hostel! Chelo and her sons have a genuine care for the people that stay at the hostel. It ticked all the boxes in that it was clean tidy, close to the main attraction and secure! The only thing this place lacks is a nightlife but if you're looking for that you're probably better off in playa... More

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Address: Carretera federal Chetumal - Cancun | Zona Arqueologica de Tulum, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
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Number of rooms: 6
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