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Na Balam Beach Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle Zazil Ha 118 | Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico   |  
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Ranked #18 of 35 hotels in Isla Mujeres
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“total relaxation visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

when I think of a place to relax Na-Balam hotel come to my mind ,you don't nee to go anywere
there is a restaurant bar by the beach so close from the water you can hear the the sound of the waves breaking against the sandy beach.for the evening they offer another restaurant-bar
that is so beautifull it make you fill like dancing under the stars.
the rooms are very spacious the staff very frendly the sand white the ocean turquoise color.
the beach service, launge beds it is all excelent i truly enjoy it,I can't wait to go back.

Room Tip: rooms near the beach are quieter
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Too expensive! Sea view room with curtains that didn't cover the windows, absolutely no decoration in the room, no telephone or alarm button, partly unfriendly receptionists were the negative changes from last time. The food is excellent, but ask for the bill a couple of hours before you leave so that you can control it, just too clumsy. The beach and the quiet atmosphere is just what you need after a round trip in Mexico, but the hotel needs a careful redecoration.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

the hotel have rooms it both sides of the road, the pool side and the beach side which is more expensive. the rooms are very big and nice, the pools is small but beautiful, surrounded with lots of trees and plants, and the beach is very beautiful and peacfull. the staff was very nice, the breakfast is good and served in the restaurant that is located on the beach - great location!
Great value.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

This hotel has great, spacious rooms. There are lizard noises to wake you up. The room service even cleans the dishes!We were fully equipped with coffee makers and a fridge. you feel like you are at home. The beds are just a bit too hard...

They also have good service, they will give you anything from kids buckets and shovels to beach towels.
We were very satisfied.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

On our honeymoon with Cancun as the home base, we went to Mujeras without a plan and stumbled upon this hotel. Walked in, checked it out, and once we saw the room that walks right out to the beach, we were sold. More stars at night that you could see right on our beach patio that anywhere. Rented golf cart right around the corner to get around. Good hotel and great location right on the beach.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012 via mobile

Though the Na Balam features a great beach, pool and location the incredibly damp and smelly rooms and ludicrous rates well, dampen the whole experience...
Breakfast isn't included and the restaurant is far from reasonable in every aspect. In conclusion- most hotels and resorts on Isla Mujeres don't offer a good value for your money and Na Balam is defenetly no different...

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Vista, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

If you are looking for a beach paradise, I would recommend staying at Na Balam. If you are also looking for good service, I would stay clear of this hotel. On the first day of my stay, they didn't have any beach towels available and asked my friend and I to return in 5 minutes. We ended up requesting the towels on 5 different occasions over the next couple of hours. The service at the restaurant was also atrocious. They took a long time to bring us our food and then ignored us throughout the entirety of the meal. One morning, we asked 3 different waiters for a coffee refill and it took over 30 minutes to get our coffee.

My friend and I enjoyed our stay at Na Balam because the beach/location is unbelievably beautiful. That being said, the service definitely needs to improve.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Na Balam Beach Hotel

Address: Calle Zazil Ha 118 | Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Isla Mujeres
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Isla Mujeres
#6 Spa Hotel in Isla Mujeres
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Na Balam Beach Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The love for nature, an admiration to the Mayan culture and a concern for holistic wellness are reflected in this haven of peace and serenity. Na Balam offers you a place to enjoy the beauty of the Caribbean sea and its sunsets with personalized services and attention. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Hotel Na Balam Beach
Na Balam Beach Isla Mujeres

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