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Gloria's Shambhala

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Playa Zipolite | Apto. Postal 68, Pochutla, Puerto Angel 70900, Mexico
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

It's dirty, uncomfortable, but the worst part is the terrible service they have, you couldn't pay me to stay there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

We are traveling on motorcycles for 8 months and normally stay in cheap places, but we fell for the location of Shambala and the view over the entire Zipolite beach. We loved the crazy stairs leading to our house, which was at the very top and the amazing view from our balcony. The beds were clean but not super comfortable... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2010

Shambala is primary a spiritual place where monks from Tibet and people everywhere around the world comes for the Karma celebration on evrery new year`s eve. Gloria went tru so many hurricane recovery during her 38 years there, you can feel the energy walking on the land, every thing is relative for the eye or mind looking at it, every... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2010

We actually didn't stay at Shambala because it was so disgusting. We left feeling like we needed a shower. My friend and I aren't the fancy kind of travelers who need things like air conditioning and daily maid service, but neither are we the kind who like to sleep on FILTHY DIRT-COVERED MATTRESSES!! Tiny, cramped rooms on the side of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2004

I don't know why it is, but it seems the more money people under 30 have, the more they seek out the cheapest traveling options. I saw nothing but the sons & daughters of tycoons at Gloria's; kids who could stay (and probably have) at the most luxurious hotels in Europe. Hell, I went there because I heard it was... More

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Address: Playa Zipolite | Apto. Postal 68, Pochutla, Puerto Angel 70900, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Puerto Angel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Gloria's Shambhala Puerto Angel, Mexico - Oaxaca

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