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“Teetotum is our Rushmore!” 5 of 5 stars
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Teetotum Hotel
Avenida Coba Sur Lote #2 | (Road to the Beach Before Chedraui Store), Tulum 77780, Mexico   |  
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Ranked #9 of 75 Hotels in Tulum
Texas
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“Teetotum is our Rushmore!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

We had the pleasure of staying at Teetotum for 4 days recently. The entire experience was amazing!

Upon arrival, we were shown to our very spacious and clean room. We immediately got a couple of drinks and lounged on the rooftop (always a nice breeze). Then we asked Isabel about getting to the beach, she showed us on a map the stopping points and explained that it was safe. We hopped on the bikes immediately just to go check it out. It's a short, safe ride and the bikes are a reliable and quick way to paradise.

We came back for dinner. I should mention that the FOOD was one of our favorite parts of the entire trip. We ate every meal at the hotel and it was absolutely delicious! Please, please, please check out any and everything on the menu!
After dinner we met, Richard, who we immediately connected with and shared some great conversations with. He made sure we were comfortable the entire stay on our first visit to Tulum.

The next 3 days, we immensely enjoyed everything about Teetotum. The bed is dangerously comfortable (we had to force ourselves to get up and cruise to the beach), the food was amazing, the people were friendly, the shower was perfect after a long day at the beach, the plunge pool wasn't too cold and also felt great on a warm day, the vibe and atmosphere is hip and modern, the service was outstanding, and we always felt safe.

We couldn't possibly have asked for a better experience and cannot wait to return. Believe all of the great reviews: Teetotum is friendly, safe, hip, and delicious!

Thank you, Richard, Isabel, and Dali and everyone that we met while lounging for making us feel welcome and providing a great experience. We miss it already!

  • Stayed December 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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scoutroberts, General Manager at Teetotum Hotel, responded to this review, December 9, 2012
hey, texans!
thank you so much for the kind words! we had a ball with you guys- its seldom we get to discuss films with such bright, articulate hipsters. come visit again and we'll set up a wes anderson film fest AND WE'LL ALL WEAR JUMPSUITS! again thank you for sharing your time with us and we hope to see you guys back at teetotum super soon!
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Service
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

pre-booking, richard (owner/host) was already friendly and helpful in his correspondance. upon arrival at teetotum, i was pleasantly surprised to experience firsthand richard's brand of friendly, non-pretentious service.

the hotel itself is modern in a rustic sense that befits tulum. there are many wonderful pieces and touches throughout the hotel so if aesthetics are important to you - you may also find this place charming and understated.

my time at teetotum was spent in the room and bar. the room was very clean and spacious (my travel companion and i played a quick game of badminton in the room). the bed was comfortable - highly recommended. the bar is small but i had a great time chatting with richard, the bartender, my travel companion and another guest. everyone is super friendly and i have to say it, richard is a defining element of teetotum.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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scoutroberts, General Manager at Teetotum Hotel, responded to this review, November 27, 2012
hola amigas!
thank you so much for your over the top review! you guys rocked! we really dug your passion about things, especially your love and incredible knowledge of film. we really enjoyed sharing our time and space with you both. what a pleasure. hopefully, you will enjoy the rest of your trip to belize and hook up again with us soon!
thank you again for sharing tales!
best,
richard + the teetotum staff
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philadelphia, pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

tulum is now a part of me, and teetotum provided a mass of the memories. the space is entreating and lovely, and the staff is gracious and attentive. i cant wait to return and would recommend teetotum to anyone visiting tulum.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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scoutroberts, General Manager at Teetotum Hotel, responded to this review, November 25, 2012
ali g, no wonder your films are so funny- you have great taste!! thank you so much for your glowing review- we had a wonderful time getting acquainted and super look forward to your prompt (we hope) return!
thank you again from our entire staff and the other guests (and dali!). we all had a ball!
see you soon in safe and sunny tulum!
richard and the staff of teetotum
we love you!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Teetoum is always an amazing experience. The staff are great, the owner is super accomodating and great to talk to (but he's from Philly, so of course....). My daughter and i stayed there and lounged around a lot in the pool, the hammocks & the bar and we both felt so comfortable. She even got Netflix for early morning movies. Close to town AND close to the beach is a pretty choice spot in Tulum. Teetotum, you make Tulum an even greater place to visit.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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scoutroberts, General Manager at Teetotum Hotel, responded to this review, November 21, 2012
hola couslers!
thank you so much for your kind words. its doubly special to us on the eve of thanksgiving to hear such warmth from our guests and one with children- as they are the future!
it was our pleasure hosting your stay and we super hope to again be present in your future travels!!
happy holiday from the entire teetotum staff!!
and a heartfelt THANKS
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Stayed for four nights here and my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The room was spacious and very comfortable and the location was ideal for getting either into town or down to the beach as well as being right next to a giant supermarket. Roger was also really helpful with his advice about the local area and his tips were always on the money. Plus the nightly happy hour was a great way to get the evening started before heading into Tullum or down to the beach for dinner. Top Spot and good value!

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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scoutroberts, General Manager at Teetotum Hotel, responded to this review, November 17, 2012
thank you for taking the time to write your review. we are obviously pleased that you both enjoyed your visit! we appreciate your pointing out our proximity to the new market near by which is helpful to our guests who may need to pick up some items during their visit. please consider us again should you choose to re-visit safe and sunny tulum.
happy holidays!
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Manchester
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012 via mobile

I got stuck in Mexico thanks to hurricane sandy canceling my flight home....and ended up at Teetotum. Such a great place to be stranded! Really good accommodation, ideal location between the town and the beach - got my exercise in my using the free bikes to cycle around - and fun people working or just hanging out in the bar. Richard you're a legend! Even if just for a drink or bite to eat its a must-visit!

Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
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scoutroberts, General Manager at Teetotum Hotel, responded to this review, November 17, 2012
jonny,
your enthusiasm was a giant turn on to our staff, our other guests and our lounge lizards!
thank you hurricane sandy for bringing us your upbeat personality and energy. we hope you visit again and again!
all of us at teetotum!
you are el mero mero, cabron!
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012 via mobile

I stayed with my wife in January for three nights. We really enjoyed hanging out with the owners and staff. Really liked the in room safe and plunge pool. It was nice to take a plunge with a cold beer after a bike ride back from the beach. Breakfast was also included and it was great.

  • Stayed January 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Avenida Coba Sur Lote #2 | (Road to the Beach Before Chedraui Store), Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Tulum
#12 Romantic Hotel in Tulum
#15 Family Hotel in Tulum
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Teetotum is a small laid back boutique hotel situated in Tulum, in Mexico's Caribbean Riviera Maya. Because of the design, amenities, and ambiance, Teetotum exists as a unique hotel experience. The modern, sleek space and attention to detail, from the handcrafted bench on your private patio to the fresh squeezed tropical juice at breakfast, create a hip atmosphere of comfort and relaxation. On the road to the beach, Teetotum lies just off Tulum Pueblo's lively main street, and a stones throw from Tulum's magnificent white sand Caribbean beaches. ... more   less 
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