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El Alquimista

Domicilio Conocido S/N, Colonia Roca Blanca | Fin de Playa, Zipolite, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Stayed there for 5 nights in May. Had a fantastic and relaxing break. All staff are helpful and friendly. We stayed in room 11, and would recommend it. It's at the top of the tower at the back. There was no air conditioning in that room, but you do not need it as you get a lovely breeze from the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Everything is outstanding, the SPA, and Pool - it was new for me. - (I have stayed here 3-4 times) had not enjoyed them . Only problems is the restaurant does not accept credit cards. Cash only. Food is good, location is superior

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

Yes, definetaly outstand amongst the reast of the Cabañas near-by. We stayed at one of the newer rooms, 17. Largr, well equiped, nicely decorated, comfortable, sexy and romantic. Excelent terrace and better hamaca paraguaya. Really a surprising place. Yogs every morning for 1'5 hrs to start up the day the best possible way. The restaurant / bar is right on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

An amazing place. Perfect location in Zipo. Fantastic views. Friendly Staff. Excellent Restaurant. Tranquil setting. Some cabanas are a bit expensive, but you get what you pay for. Simply paradise. Heaven on Earth.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

I spent a few days here alone as a solo traveller. I felt completely safe alone in one of the larger rooms, and would have felt the same in one of the Cabanas on the beach. If you are travelling alone try just the cabana as the apartments are huge and a bit more expensive. Gorgeous view from the balcony... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

El Alquimista might be the most romantic place I've ever been to! Beautiful cabins, gorgeous beach location, amazing restaurant and infinity pool. Staff very friendly, although English is limited, so brush up sone some basic Spanish. We really appreciated having a safe in the cabin to keep all our valuables in, although it was quite small (we managed to squeeze... More

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Newcastle Ontario Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We stayed el Alquimista for 2 nights March 18 & 19, we stayed in room # 18, we had a lovely view from our balcony, the room was very large with a king size bed. We did enjoy the room, the view and the pool. The restaurant was quite good, and we found the prices at the restaurant to be... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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28 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

My wife and I stayed here with her sister and husband. This place is amazing! Very good food at the restaurant. Affordable drinks. Great service (with a smile and happiness to serve). The only problem was the beach being a nude beach and the area in front of our hotel was the pickup spot for all the gay guys. To... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

We went for 3 nights but added on 2 more. Loved the location - had one of the (quite basic) but very special cabanas on the beach - daily maid service was good - it's not 5 star but we were quite comfortable and you could not beat the location, sound of the surf and David was delightful & very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013 via mobile

This hotel is a fantastic place to relax for a few days. It is somewhat separated from the rest of beachs since there are some rocks. The cabins are well maintained and have a great view on the beach. The food in the restaurant is excellent and the staff is very helpful and friendly. Only the choice of music in... More

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Address: Domicilio Conocido S/N, Colonia Roca Blanca | Fin de Playa, Zipolite, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Zipolite
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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