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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
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    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved Margarita & Ed's. We stayed in the new building and it was clean, spacious and reasonably priced. A 2 minute stroll brings you to Don Mucho's Restaurant (the best place to eat in or around Palenque, in my opinion.) We'd previously stayed a little closer to the ruins at Maya Bell and loved it, but being close to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you don't fancy jungle and all what it comes along, maybe this place isn't for you - and I mean Panchan. Margarita provides a good balance if you don't mind stay in the jungle but still protected from it. We stayed in one of the rooms without ACs but with an okay fan, outside our window we could hear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Margarita is a gem and so are her rooms. Ed and Margarita's is a part of the Panchan complex which has both cabins and two story hotel style buildings with air conditioning. Margarita lives on site (Ed has passed away) and her home is also the reception area. She is very warm and inviting, but she also has her reasonable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I called from the bus station and was able to get a room same day during the new year. The place is half way between the ruins and the town, conveniently accessible with a collectivo ride (timed to the open and close hours of the ruins). The room was all the way in the back, a short walk from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We stayed for two nights whilst visiting Palenque and loved our little room right in the middle of the jungle. We had a room in the block at the rear of the property with a private bathroom. Room was very clean and the fans worked well. Mosquito nets up on all windows too. Margarita was so friendly and happy to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

If it was possible, I would give this place six stars. My girlfriend and I stayed in a room without air conditioning and it was really great. Big, luminous and fresh at night (if you want they have rooms with air conditioning too). The cleaning standards where those of a luxury hotel. The rooms are immersed in the jungle and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Margarita is a really lovely and interesting lady, very welcoming and helpful. She arranged day trips to local sights and our transfer to Guatemala. The rooms are very clean (cleaned everyday). Ours was lovely with a very comfortable bed and was very spacious, with air con and a balcony, we slept really well. The place is really peaceful and probably... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

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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