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Holbox Apartments

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Av. Pedro Joaquin Codwel 126, Holbox Island, Mexico
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Ranked #2 of 20 Holbox Island B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I found Holbox Apartments on Tripadvisor, and I'm glad we did. Our hosts John and Mandy, were like catching up with old friends. They can organise just about anything for your during your stay, from Whale Sharks to transport and golf buggy hire... It is very professionally run, and nothing is too much trouble. The apartments are large clean and... More

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

I spent 3 nights and 4 blissful days at Guesthouse Holbox Apartments at the end of May 2014. John and Mandy are wonderful hosts, attentive and helpful but not at all intrusive. The apartments themselves are fabulous and excellent value for money. I stayed in one of the top-floor apartments with a large balcony overlooking the beach. Each apartments comes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Me and my wife had a lot of luck to meet these two wonderful people, John and Mandy, which from the first second were like friends. They really know how to treat a guest and they took care of us like we were their family. We strongly recommend their place to anyone coming to Holbox. It was an awesome place,... More

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Lake View, AL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Could not have been more pleased! Our upstairs apt was spacious, well-appointed and the view was amazing! We had everything we needed to enjoy our week on Holbox. John and Mandy are just the best! Their recommendations on food, restaurants, excursions, transportation, etc were spot on! They love Isla Holbox and are happy to share it with their guests! This... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This is a fantastic spot on a beautiful island. Holbox was better than we imagined. John and Mandy were charming hosts; the apartment was large, cool and on the beach. All in all great value and I would recommend this to anyone travelling to the island.

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Longueuil, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I spent four nights at the Holbox Apartments and hated to leave! The owners, John and Mandy (who come from Amsterdam), have not only made their place a delightful B&B guest home but make any stay there an unforgettable experience, due to their friendliness and their desire to serve and help their guests in any way possible. The house itself... More

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Boyne City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

My husband, myself and our eleven year old son have only great things to say about Holbox Apartments and the pleasant hospitality of John & Mandy. John and Mandy really made us feel welcome and right at home. You can not ask for more gracious and knowledgable hosts. They know the in's and out's of this beautiful island and are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

What a beautiful, relaxing place to stay! We're already planning to come back next year. John and Mandy are wonderful hosts, so helpful, kind and warm. The upstairs ocean view room is incredible! Hammocks, inside and out. Comfortable lounge chairs, right outside your door on the balcony overlooking the perfectly groomed area that leads up to beach. We give them... More

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This place was absolutely perfect! My husband and 3 1/2 year old daughter and I stayed downstairs in the apartment and then upstairs in the suite over the course of 2 weeks. Both places were clean, well equipped, and comfortable. The apartment downstairs has a full kitchen and two bedrooms, which was very convenient. The upstairs suite is also very... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

My wife Birgitta and I came to Mexico to visit our youngest daughter Felicia, who lives and works in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas. She picked Holbox Island as a quiet place for us to stay, knowing that my wife and I would not like the high-rise and show-biz scene in Cancun. How right she was. We arrived from Cancun by taxi... More

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Address: Av. Pedro Joaquin Codwel 126, Holbox Island, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Holbox Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Holbox Apartments 3*
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Holbox Apartments is a wonderfull Mexican styled questhouse,located on a more or less private beach,on a quiet part of the island,into 4 minutes walking distance from Holbox village.The house is divided in two BEACH FRONTapartments on the groundfloor and two beautifull OCEAN VIEW suites on the firstfloor.The aparment has (palmtree ) garden-and ocean view.,a fully equiped kitchen,cooking facilities,fridge and two double beds . The OCEAN VIEW suites have a wide private balcony with,loungers,hammock and amazing oceanviews with spectacular sunsets.The OCEANVIEW suites have a fridge,coffeemaker,but no cooking facilities and a kingsize bed. The BEACHFRONT apartment as well as the suites have private bathroom, in room safe and beer delivery from downtown(free of charge),purified water On the beach there are 2 sunshade palappas with wooden loungers. Cleaning service afther 2 or 3 nights (included changing towels and sheets), The owners can organice private fishing trips and provide information about all activities such as whale shark spotting(May-August),horse riding and all kinds of tours AMERICAN(CONTINENTAL PLUS) BREAKFAST INCLUDED ... more   less 
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