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Villas Picalu B&B Boutique

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Bahia Xaak 52, Puerto Aventuras 77733, Mexico
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salzburg Region, Austria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Honestly, we don't understand the mostly good reviews for this place. The price was quite ok compared to other accommodations in Puerto Aventuras. However this place is more an airbnb then a hotel, since it is pretty much a normal house. The couple who runs the place lives there also in one room and we shared the bathroom with them.... More 

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Abo T, Manager at Villas Picalu B&B Boutique, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. It's very important for us to receive commentes and points of view from our guests, even weird ones :) we use severals channels to promote our b&b (not an hotel, we are a B&B), also airbnb, thanks for the tip ;) Of course we kept your reservation even you didn't pay the deposit (as per booking.com... More 

Waterbury, Connecticut
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Do not book here at Villa Picalu If you do you most likely will stay at another facility miles away and in an area where the workers live To get to restaurant in the area you will have to rent a golf cart for $50USD per day Persons managing this property are interested in making money they and not friendly... More 

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Abo T, Proprietario at Villas Picalu B&B Boutique, responded to this review

Hola Mr Thomas, thanks for your review. Next time if you want to write a review about something please to be sure that you have been in that place and not invent any funny story...or try to be hired from walt disney! Saludos and stay away! ;) More 

sf bay area
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24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My two kids and I spent 3 lovely nights at this hotel. We found the owners to be friendly, helpful and accomodating. The rooms were comfortable and clean. The location is fairly central. For a family or three who just want to enjoy the spoils of tyhe Yucatan, I do not think we could have asked for much more.

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Provo, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

option for me – we stayed here for two nights and used it as a pit stop to visit Akumal and Tulum (please see my review of the marina for my take on Puerto Aventuras). To clear up any hotel, B&B, hostel confusion; this is literally a house that is used to run a B&B (there are many similar houses... More 

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Abo T, Direttore at Villas Picalu B&B Boutique, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thanks for your review, we would like to respond to some of your sentences as Tripadvisor give us this opportunity. You write:" you literally feel like you are a guest in someone’s house". Of course! it's a bed and breakfast and most of these type of accomodations are managed by families who live there in fact most of... More 

France
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Great location and different option. Feels like beeing at someone's home! Great rooms and barlthrooms! We ha a big terrace! Garden's nice and it has a cenote! Has a pool! We didn't try The breakfast! Take shampoo and soap. And The price was good.

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Abo T, Direttore generale at Villas Picalu B&B Boutique, responded to this review

Dear Guest! thanks for your review! it's always important for us to receive your opinions! Hope to see you again! All the best, Sona&Alberto More 

Keller, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We stayed two nights at the Villas Picalu, and the price was incredibly low. The price was low since the bathroom is a shared arrangement between two rooms; however, for us, no one was in the other bedroom, so we did not have to share. The location is very close to the "downtown" area of Puerto Adventuras so one could... More 

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Abo T, Direttore generale at Villas Picalu B&B Boutique, responded to this review

Dear Guest! thanks for your review! it's always important for us to receive your opinions! Hope to see you again! All the best, Sona&Alberto More 

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I was put in touch with Sonja and Alberto through planet scuba dive shop. What a great recommendation. Nice clean rooms, bright and airy. The common area had nice comfortable furnishing and breakfast was delicious. They have a swimming pool and their very own cenote in the back garden. The shared bathroom was fine, nice and big and very clean.... More 

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Abo T, Direttore generale at Villas Picalu B&B Boutique, responded to this review

Dear Nick! thanks for your review! it's always important for us to receive your opinions! Hope to see you again! All the best, Sona&Alberto More 

Holland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Although Puerto Aventuras is a kind of a compound, far from real Mexican life, it is a perfect place to get used to Mexican climate and to recover from your jet lag. There are some nice places to visit and also Isla Cozumal is not far from here. The house is perfect and Alberto and Sonia are very good hostes.... More 

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Abo T, Direttore generale at Villas Picalu B&B Boutique, responded to this review

Dear Guest! thanks for your review! it's always important for us to receive your opinions! Hope to see you again! All the best, Sona&Alberto More 

Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Last month my husband and I did some cenote diving in the area and the nearby dive shop that we were diving with arranged this accommodation for us. We were happy they did, since our stay was a very pleasant one. The room was bright and clean, and our host Alberto was very welcoming and made us feel at home.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Located in the gated community of Puerto Aventuras, this lovely and well-managed B&B is perfectly located to explore what the Riviera Maya has to offer: only a five minute drive from beautiful cenotes, half hour away from amazing beaches (Akumal), an hour away (or less) from Tulum, and an hour and a half from Cobà. Owners are very friendly and... More 

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