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La Palapa Ethno Boutique Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Av. Morelos, 231, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
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Ranked #5 of 15 Hotels in Holbox Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
sandalGalVancouver Vancouver Island, Canada
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Vancouver Island, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beach area is nice except for the seaweed on the beach that wasn't raked up . Made it hard to swim and didn't smell very pleasant. The beds were some of the hardest I have slept on on Mexico and we woke up stiff every morning. The rooms were clean And the restaurant was consistently great service even the drinks... More 

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Reservas P, General Manager at La Palapa Ethno Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest. We greatly appreciate your comments and your visit to our hotel during your days off. Took advantage your comments to publicize: La Palapa, has started working again with managing your owner from December 15, 2014. There were many details to be corrected and we are working so hard in all of these things. The beds that do not... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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114 reviews 114 reviews
35 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, and only bad remark at La Palapa-don´t bother with breakfast. The restaurant is separate from the hotel and not anything to hang in the Christmas Tree…Better places along the beach, nearby or the Village Square. It takes about 3 minutes to walk to the Square where you find everything you need. The hotel itself is FANTASTIC! The staff is... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 5 nights in the Bungalow at La Palapa. I highly recommend the bungalow! Very spacious, clean and private. Location is right on the beach and near the plaza, very close to restaurants and shops. The restaurant at the hotel is just OK, I would recommend going into town for meals instead. The service at La Palapa was excellent.... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After spending 5 nights in Tulum, we arrived at La Palapa in Holbox Island and instantly fell in love. The hotel is located directly on the beach (with plenty of lounge chairs), and is also only a three minute walk from town. The rooms are clean and adorable with a very authentic feel, and I believe (though I can't be... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been there for 5 nights. The service is correct but not outstanding. The restaurant has a very limited offer and close at 4 in the afternoon. Seems to be descoordinated all the time. The ubication is excellent, close to little stores and restaurants.

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Estimada huésped. Muchas gracias por sus comentarios. Aprovecho su comentario para informar que a partir del 15 de diciembre los... More 

Mexico City, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

it is good for average service and hotels. It is clean and the service is fine, but for the same price you can land a better deal. Their restaurant is only open for breakfast and brunch, the food is just ok, not great. The restaurant service is slow and a little careless. The beach area is right next to the... More 

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Reservas P, Manager at La Palapa Ethno Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest Thanks a lot for your comments. Beachfront hotel La palapa not could be better, it is going to be better every day. We are working from our hearts and we are getting it. We are listening all your opinions and making all to guarantee marvelous days in this special place. Our administration began on December 15, 2014 and... More 

Pemberton, British Columbia, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely loved this place. Went here in November with my boyfriend and it was amazing. I think I paid around $50 a night for a king size bed and balcony right on the beach. The staff was so helpful. Has security guards wondering around at night. Holbox is so small and chill, it's a little dream town. I wish... More 

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White Lake, Michigan
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13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Spent 8 days at La Palapa, very nice hotel. Perfect location, near to everything..not hard to do on Holbox !! Front desk staff were fantastice, very helpful, never pushy. Room was perfect, not too big, not too small. Wonderful AC, wonderful shower..really cool using the conch shell, the pouring water sensation was pretty neat. We were there on the lower... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Very nice hotel, quiet with only a few rooms. The rooms are spacious and clean with a terrace and hammac with a view on the beach. Friendly staff, ready to help. Walking distance from Holbox main square where you can find all amenities.

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Caye Caulker
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We spent 24 nights, and thourghly enjoyed our stay at La Palapa Hotel. It was in the perfect location on the island, a very short walk to everything we needed. We found La Palapa to be very safe and quiet. The staff was exceptional and assisted us with transportation and information on things to do on Holbox. But beyond that... More 

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Address: Av. Morelos, 231, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Holbox Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — La Palapa Ethno Boutique Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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