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Carretera Palenque Ruinas, desvio de la CHiapaneca Km 1,5, Palenque 29960, Mexico
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El Colombre
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Merida, Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night. The rooms are fine and the jungle setting is nice (although it is one kilometer off the Palenque road on a dirt road - not where it's shown on the map). The one thing that put us off is that we had limited time and wanted to get to the ruins as soon as... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you want to splurge for a relatively ridiculous price then go here. you will find beautiful cabañas, a swimming pool, right in the middle of a farm producing fruits and vegetables. if you want to eat and/or have breakfast you will have the chance to taste them - and if you want my advice just do it! the price... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The four bungalows in this huge garden are nice and quiet. You wake up with the sounds of tropical birds. As it is a small scale location you are a guest of Karin & Oscar - not just a number. The daily menus are limited in options but good. Hint: ask for tacos.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We spent two lovely nights at El Colombre with Karen and Oscar. The bungalows are large and clean with thatched roofs and are totally lovely - harmoniously scattered among the lush garden and jungle trees. The pool is great, situated overlooking the natural jungle and farms around. El Colombre is beautifully and quietly located 1.3 km off the main road... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

It was a beautiful haven to relax and enjoy the local scenery. The host welcomed us with a drink and some fruit. She was very happy to tell us about the area and the places you absolutely needed to visit. Also, she kindly offered us a ride to all the places where we wanted to go. In the morning we... More 

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Nottingham
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133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The property is about 7km out of town so, unless you have a car it can feel remote. However, this is what we wanted. Karen, the host, will call a taxi for you. The property is ideally placed to visit the ruins and Karen gave us a lift there. We ate at the property and the food is good and... More 

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Renwick, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Wow... After reflecting on a month of backpacking throughout Mexico..I cannot fault a single thing about our stay at el Colombre. Not too mention It was hands down the best nights sleep we had. Disgusted to read about the rude comment below, it is the simplicity that makes it such a paradise.... And taxis do take you up the dirt... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Everything about this place makes you feel like you are in an enchanted garden away from any stress. It was everything we hoped. Clean rooms, beautiful settings, amazing wildlife, wonderful service and food. I must repeat the food was fantastic- we had personal bespoke home cooking for breakfast and dinner. The apartments are simple but very comfortable and clean. When... More 

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Carcassonne, France
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Four beautifully furnished Mayan houses are spread in a lush garden with a big pool. They all have a hammock and a small terrace. If you ask in advance, you can have diner/lunch or breakfast there (yummy food made with local fresh ingredients) and the hosts will drive you to the bus station or where you need to go (Palenque... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We arrived late in the evening, but this was not a problem for the hostess to make us a delicious three-course diner. We had dessert together with another couple and the hostess and host, in a relaxed atmosphere. We had breakfast twice, which was the best of our entire stay in Mexico (which was 17 days). Especially the home-made bread... More 

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Address: Carretera Palenque Ruinas, desvio de la CHiapaneca Km 1,5, Palenque 29960, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > Palenque
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Number of rooms: 3
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