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Margarita & Ed's Cabanas

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El Pachan, Palenque, Mexico
Margarita & Ed's Cabanas
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Señora Margarita is so nice and welcoming. The rooms are clean (cleaned everyday), the beds are comfortable, the bathrooms are clean, the fans work (and are necessary), the air conditioned rooms are great and the jungle atmosphere is fantastic. We even got to hear the hear the howler monkeys in the mornings. Would definitely recommend this.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place, spacious rooms, free drinking water. You need to like the El Panchan atmosphere, and we do. They don't offer breakfast but the ones nearby are good enough. Cheap for the quality they offer, close to the ruins.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Aaaah Ed&Marguerites! What a great experience. Since you can't make a reservation, we just turned up at 6 in the morning. A sign said 'full', ignore that sign! There is always enough room. Marguerite is a unique woman with a lot of knowledge of the area, and a lot of experience with running a hostel. Clean, big rooms in the... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Such a great place. It kinda emulates the way of living of ancient tribes in the jungle! The cabañas are very comfortable and clean... No mosquitoes or bugs inside. This hotel is located in a hotel village so there is a restaurant in which there are food&drinks (obviously) and live music and acrobat shows! Recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We stayed here for a total of two nights. You don't get a much better location than this. right in the forest and and only minutes away from the beautiful ruins. The accommodation is pretty basic but you don't really need anything more. Unfortunately the guy who I assumed to be the manager was not the friendliest and sometimes made... More 

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Gunnison, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We had a great time staying at Margarita's and Ed's. As others have noted, the place, despite the challenging jungle conditions, is immaculate and we loved our room with the veranda and small balcony on the second floor. The sound of the jungle and rain gave us an amazing sleep as we prepared for our Palenque adventure. The ruins are... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Nice, affordable jungle cabañas with own washroom. Unfortunately the is no breakfast option. Except for that, great place to chill out and good starting point to see the nearby ruins and book tours to the waterfalls.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My husband and I stayed in one of the en-suite rooms on the ground floor with ceiling fan. The mosquito netting was in good order and is required in this little jungle setting, with nature on your doorstep. We saw humming birds, lots of butterflies and a Gibnut amongst others things. We did hear the howler monkeys and were told... More 

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Perth, Australia
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Our room was spotless, very comfortable and cheap - everything we wanted. On top of that the family who run it lovely (we chatted with them for ages), it's walkable back from the ruins and is in the middle of the jungle. We will definitely stay here again if we come back to Palenque!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Every trip is unique, you learn with the years. I have been to Palenque several times in the last 35 years, this time with my little family ( my wife and two children, 16 and 12 ), middle of the summer, Mexico school holidays, the place literally swarming with tourists, and we found these "cabañas" for our second and best... More 

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