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The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant

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Carretera 261 Uxmal a Kabah | Uxmal, Santa Elena 98760, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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85 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice rooms, everything (rooms, restaurant, garden, swimmingpool) very well maintained. Lunch and dinner were very good and breakfast (huge platter of fresh fruits, bread, coffee etc) was above expectation. Valerie is a very welcoming host. The place has a warm, cozy and homy feeling. Also taking into account the price/value, this one deserves no doubt 5 dots/stars. As far as... More 

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

what a lovley review thank you so much I felt very humble upon Reading it I hope you have many more wonderful experiences wherever you travel cheers Valerie More 

Merida, Mexico
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It may be a bit off the beaten track, but well worth the stay! Just an hour or so south of Merida, with plenty of places to see while there. The rooms were comfortabe, the food wonderful and plentiful. We love the place, and Valerie is the best host with a skilled stafff.

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

Lovely to read your comments thank you kindly It was a pleasure to have you and your family stay with us . For the explorar our situation is perfect for seeing the ruins of Uxmal then rest awhile before continueing onto the sites of Kabah, Sayil and Labnah or even the caves of Lol Tun . Happy you enjoyed our... More 

Bielefeld, Germany
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit late but Valerie definitly deserves to be rated the best way possible... We stayed at the Pickled Onion during our Yucatan trip in May 2015. We headed there from Merida and were delighted by the charming Yucatan Style huts and (especially) by the amazing pool... After a warm welcome by one of valeries employees she greated us with... More 

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely revue and so happy you found the time to do this for us. Your comments really help other travellers that may be passing this way. So happy you enjoyed your stay and you would be welcomed back any time Take care Valerie More 

Los Angeles
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78 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there with kids on our way from Uxmal to Kabah (we backpacked , hence used the public buses to get to/from there). What a wonderful peaceful place! We had house #1 (family room) with three beds. Each of the beds had its own mosquito net. The room was nice, very clean. The bathroom was impeccable. The room had... More 

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

How lovely to read your comments Thank you so much . I also wish to comend you to as a family opting for the local transport ... what a great learing experience for you all. I enjoy taking with guests who have a real interest in this área . There is so much to see and do I hope you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pickled Onion was our favourite place to stay in Mexico. The food was delicious, the environment was very relaxing, and the room was spacious with a large comfortable bed. A great place to chill out after a day exploring ruins!

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments and so happy you enjoyed your stayo with us. I passed the comments onto the staff also Thank you again Valerie More 

Belgium
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room isn't grand Luxe but it is exactly what you expect! Clean rooms with all the comfort you need. Excellent location... really peaceful and relaxing. Valerie is a wonderful host and gives you a more than welcome feeling. She also is an very interesting women with lots of stories to tell. The food was great ( so i've heard... More 

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

It was wonderful to have you here with us . With guests as wonderful as you , it certainly makes my work so much easier .Thank you so much for your lovely comments and I hope you always have the best experiences in your travels Take care and always treavel welll cheers Valerie More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Out of all the hotels over our three week tour in the Yucatan this one was my favorite. The charming palapa had above and beyond the standard Mexican hotel accommodations although I do wish it had mosquito nets over the beds. I understand that the jungle comes with its fair share of insects (they will be in your room. Part... More 

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

Firstly thank you for taking the time to write a review and overall you seemed to have enjoyed your stay. Just to inform you we now have mosquito nets on all the beds unles the guests tear one , which is what happens sometimes.I actually went to Canada to buy extra ready for the high season of July and August... More 

La Crosse, WI
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

A friend and I enjoyed the Pickled Onion so much on a recent trip that we extended our trip. After a 6+-hour bus day this was an incredible place to arrive to. Impeccable service, delicious food at the restaurant (I still want the recipe for the chicken wings, and the avocado soup was amazing). The rooms themselves are as clean... More 

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

How lovely to read your comments thank you so much . We are always trying to upgrade and always keep everything well maintained the best we can in the jungle So happy you enjoyed our restaurant also You were the best thank you I hope you enjoy the rest of your vacations or wherever you may roam in the future... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We stayed here for one night for Uxmal. We appreciated our short stay at picledonion. It is clearly indicated on the main road how to get there. The staff was very friendly, like the majority of the Mexicans. There are at least 8 bungalows, with a very nice and cozy interior. There is no AC, just a propeller so it... More 

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely and helpful review.Over the last year there has been an increase of guests coming with the "bad stomach " syndrome. I feel so sorry for them all when they arrive feeling "bad'as they are not able to enjoy this place to its full potential . So be careful where you eat. Make sure you feel... More 

Ljubljana, Slovenia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

a warm hearted paradise in the outskirts of the jungle. the price was very fair, comprising an excellent breakfast. it has a very clean swimming pool and nice resting spot. the owner lets you feel at home. there is a lot of cordial attention to detail oncerning comfortable stay. in the huts is a warm shower, a fan, a fridge... More 

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review . You and your family were amazing guests Thank you for being such wonderful people , it certainly was a pleasure to have you all here with us. Happy that you enjoyed your stay and I hope when day you will return all the way from Slovenia . Take care always Valerie More 

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