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La Palapa Ethno Boutique Hotel by Xperience Hotels

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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leonardo V Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel, the owner, Mr. Lino is a very nice host, as well as the whole staff. The rooms are very clean, and have A/C, which is nice, because of the hot weather. There are other hotels that can be more luxurious and chic, but the personal treatment that you get from all the staff is remarkable. I will... More

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Malibu, California
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94 reviews 94 reviews
39 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Fist, about the hotel, it was nice. I would stay elsewhere next time solely because the guy who runs the restaurant is a complete jerk. We arrived 30 min before the close of the restaurant and wanted to take our drinks back to the rooms with us. He reluctantly agreed and then the next morning, in front of many other... More

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Lamorlaye, France
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94 reviews 94 reviews
30 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

good points :really on the beach, good room, good bed, air climatised, crazy shower in the bathroom, breakfast on the beach, the view, the beach, the sea, the warm weather, the welcome of Mexican people, the welcome of Tania at the reception hotel, very very nice time at La Palapa, very very good hotel people, bad points the breakfast quality... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed there for 4 nights and absolutely loved the setting, right off the beach with the palm trees all around, making us feel like in paradise.. Our room was very comfortable and we especially loved the balcony! Also we were very pleased with the service, esp. Israel, Antonia and their other front desk colleague, whose name I dont remember!,... More

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Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Service was OK, food was excellent, but they didnt respect the 10% discont for advance booking in a whale shark tour, we shared boat with people who payed per person 30 USD less tan we did and had the same service. The worst thing is that when we paid for the accommodation they told us that they were going to... More

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Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

It a nice clean hotel, We were put on the third floor, the stairs are very narrow and each step is at a different level. When I say narrow, less then two feet wide. Very hard to carry our luggage up ( no one offered to help). The room was very clean and a nice size, but for the money... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We spent 2 days at La Palapa. It is truly a small paradise. When we arrived it was raining, but even then we saw how beautiful the hotel was. When we got out of the buggy the staff came out right away to help us with our bags. The staff (Israel) was very friendly. We slept in room nr 8.... More

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Amsterdam
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

La Palapa - Holbox - Mexico Duration of stay: 3 nights
Cost: €102,22 per night
Including: continental breakfast OVERALL
Not bad, work to be done on hospitality and F&B. 6/10. COMPLIMENTS:
- Cleanliness of facilities.
- General friendliness of reception staff.
- Availabity of beds and chairs on beach.
- Vicinity to beach and village centre.
- Size of room, view from room. - A guest review form... More

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Me and my girlfriend were looking for a cute, little island outside the tourist crowded places of Riviera Maya and during our staying at the hotel Hacienda Paradise in Playa del Carmen, we've been informed on the reception of possibility to enjoy part of our city holidays on this beautiful island so far from all the traffic and rush.As they... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My friend and I took a short holiday a couple of weeks ago and it was a Fantastic experience. We will definitely go back and stay in the same place. We appreciated a lot the service given by all the owners and the staff. I also wanted to add that I forgot my wallet somewhere in the beach one night... 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 by Xperience Hotels 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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