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The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant

Carretera 261 Uxmal a Kabah | Uxmal, Santa Elena 98760, Mexico
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Greybull, Wyoming
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69 reviews 69 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am a motel owner and therefore consider myself an authority on lodging reviews. I understand what it takes to make guests comfortable. So does Valerie! The hard work that this woman has put into her property clearly shows. Small yet very cute and comfortable cabanas, each with a private bath, surround a small swimming pool. Lush tropical gardens throughout... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review.... as you are aware these reviews are very important to us.Thank you I am happy when people mention my gardens as it makes take a walk around to appreciate them. Living on the property one does not take the time but thanks to your review I did take the time.It is hard to visualize... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an absolute pleasure to write this review. Our 5 day stay at The Pickled Onion with Valerie and the staff was divine. Valerie has created a peaceful and beautiful get-a-way in the midst of the Yucatan jungle. The staff were all very inviting and friendly. The food and service were wonderful. Highly recommend that you stop by for... More 

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

Thank you so much for this lovely revue . Your prescence made it even more wonderful thank you Your time and effort I really appreciated and I hope one day you will return to enjoy once again this place of peace May peace be with you for the upcoming season of goodwill and that we take it with us always... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there 2 nights on our way from Merida to Campeche. Great basis for visiting Uxmal and the Puuc route (and there is much more to visit as we discovered by reading through the extensive and carefully compiled guidebook provided by Valerie for her guests). The site has only few bungalows, thus making this place very private. Bungalows are... More 

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

A lovely revue thank you so much....One of my pride and joys is the garden with its extensive plants of the región. I am sure you would recognize a few of them that can only be grown in pots in your native country.... the joy of living here is to actually see them in their natural hábitat .. I am... More 

North Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights at the Pickled Onion while we drove around the area taking in the ruins, caves and cenotes. Valerie has built a little oasis there in Santa Elena and we loved it from the moment we drove into her gorgeous garden. We checked in and because we were last minute, we only had a small hut, but... More 

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

More than a thank you,, a big hug and more for writing this wonderful comment .e th It was very kind of you to take the time to write it . I actually like the smaller room... it is very cosy but with all the amenities of the larger ones... Happy you were content there. I try to give as... More 

Manhattan, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights with Valerie and her friendly, attentive staff, and all the praise shared in the "excellent" reviews below is absolutely true! We had a once-in-a-lifetime experience (that we hope we can repeat). What a spectacular place in which to celebrate a 75th birthday, or any day, for that matter. Our sincere kudos to you, Valerie!

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

I could not have had two more appreciative ,outgoing,polite,adventures wonderful guests as the two of you..... watching two sprightly ladies absorbing the experiences of the area is surely an inspiration to all that you come across on your path. Thank you for being who you are... And I look forward to seeing you again Thank you for your comments ....... More 

sydney
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there for one night, the evening we visited the night-lightshow in Uxmal. We got there spontaniously and were received with open arms from Valerie. She took time to talk to all her guests during dinner and at breakfast. The Bungalow was clean and made us feel very comfortable. Highly recommended if you are looking for something more individual... More 

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

I wish to thank you so much for your review I am so happy you enjoyed my place and that you felt welcomed . Also that you enjoyed out restaruant ... I hope you come back one day it would be more than an honour to have you here Take care and always travel well having wonderful experiences along the... More 

chicxulub puerto
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This was our second year having the IWC Merida, Yucatan retreat with Valerie and at the Pickled Onion. It was as lovely as the first time. It was like coming home for a visit with family and friends. All of our needs were met and the surroundings were great...looking out for the next time!

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

Thank you for your review.... it is always a pleasure to see you ladies from the IWC Merida.... you are always so upbeat and so so so easy to please. Thank you I look forward t seeing you again in the near future I wish you all the very best with your future endeavours Kindest Regards Valerie More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were the only guest staying at this amazing place. The bungalows are really nice and clean. The bungalows are in the bush. The bush is cut a bit shorter for convenience but it is bush. The pool is really nice to refresh. We had the best breakfast here. Every thing is really tasting and there is a lot!! The... 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 revue So happy you enjoyed your stay with us.... you were one of the lucky ones that had the place all to yourselves, this very rarely happens ! So if anyone is Reading this if you want to visit in the high season I suggest you reserve at least 6 months in advance....... More 

Telchac Puerto, Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Our stay at the Pickled Onion was fantastic! The rooms, food, staff and grounds were all excellent. I would highly recommend this B & B to anyone looking for a quiet, beautiful locale to enjoy Maya culture anf great Yucatecan food. Valerie Pickles is a wonderful host and person and made us feel like we were family.

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

Thank you for your very kind review I really do appreciate you taking the time to write this. It certainly helps other travellers along the way to find a nice place to rest and relax before continuing their journey..... Thank you again Heartfelt wishes Valerie More 

Telchac Puerto, Yucatan, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

After too long of an absence, we just returned from another splendid visit to The Pickled Onion! We hadn't realized just how long it had been since we were last there but were reminded why we love with it. Brought some friends with us for their first stay and it was "love at first sight" as well! The place has... More 

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

What a wonderful review thank you so much Having people around like yourselves makes my work worthwhile it was a pure delight to have you all here.... Again thank you and look forward to the next visit take care cheers Valerie More 

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Address: Carretera 261 Uxmal a Kabah | Uxmal, Santa Elena 98760, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Santa Elena
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Number of rooms: 8
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