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Carretera Ruinas Km 4.0, Palenque, Mexico
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El Panchan
Ranked #8 of 32 Hotels in Palenque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

It's not luxury, but it does have atmosphere. People are very friendly. Don Muchos is a very good restaurant there. At night, while eating you can listen to the songs of some artists. From our cottage we didn't hear the music only noise of nature, and we enjoyed it. Very good experience!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The atmosphere is great everybody so friendly, the cabins are acceptable according your budget , the unique restaurant don muchos pretty good , the night show made your dinner and unforgettable moment you should visited the area it's amazing good vibes ug

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San Pedro Sula, Honduras
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

If you are looking for luxury, then know one thing: This is NOT the place for you. El Panchan is the perfect hang out place for hippies and people inclined to this lifestyle. We had a great room (I think it was called Luna), that offers a double bed downstairs and has 2 single beds upstairs, as well as a... More

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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

When we arrived in the afternoon, this seemed like the perfect place to stay. Sadly, at 9PM, they started playing music, so loud that the floors were litteraly shaking. Not just in one spot, but in three places all within 20 meters from where we (and other guests) were trying to sleep. In the end we escaped to the car,... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

The rooms were really simple and not very nice - but what else to expect for this low price? The atmosphere is great: The cabañas are spread in the jungle and it's a unique feeling. The reception is only open from 7.30am-10pm. Unfortunately the receptionist was very unfriendly... Be sure to spend an evening in the restaurant, enjoying the food... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Don't even consider staying elsewhere. This is truly a unique experience. Don't bring your computer, and just talk with other travelers and people spending time there. Explore the eco park surrounding the commune. I stayed in the Jungle Palace where the one room hut was just what I needed. Bring ear plugs if you're a light sleeper, not because of... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We took the night bus from Merida to Palanque (the midnight bus does not arrive earlier, do not be fooled.. we got there at 9 am and heard the exact same story from other travellers). Took a taxi to El Panchan. Limit the cost by gathering some other people. We took a room with air conditioning at Margerita's and Ed's.... More

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

My partner and I arrived late at night after our bus was held up on the road for hours by a protest. Shared a taxi with some travelers from the bus that were also headed to Panchan. The taxi driver pulled up to a bar blaring music with only 2 people sitting there. The guy behind the bar told us... More

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Stayed in Jungle Palace for 3 nights and had a blast. The cabanas are cheap and very basic but you really feel like your in the jungle, because you are! The food in the restaurant is good but not that cheap compared to other places in Mexico. The service was hit and miss, sometimes good, sometimes dreadful. Security seems to... More

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We stayed here for two nights. This is in the jungle with a bunch of cabanas surrounding a main restaurant/entertainment area. There were live bands and fire shows at night. The food at the restaurant was really good. People are very friendly! The jungle is so cool. There are paths that lead over bridges with small rivers underneath. The cabanas... More

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Address: Carretera Ruinas Km 4.0, Palenque, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Chiapas > Palenque
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 159
Also Known As:
El Panchan Palenque
El Panchan Hotel Palenque

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