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Super Manzana 01 Manzana 08 Lote 08 Calle Benito Juarez SM 001, M 008 L 008, Isla Mujeres 77400 Mexico
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#7 of 67 Specialty lodging in Isla Mujeres
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Incredible ocean view, terrace with chill out bar, pool area and comfortable rooms. Balú is more than a hostel, it is an experience. We have wifi service in the rooms and breakfast is included. The bar is next to the pool and from the afternoon you can try our the delicious cocktails. For dinner we have an economic menu of homemade food. The weekends, we have activities on the rooftop bar, like bands and DJs, so you always have something new and fun to do with your friends.
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Free internet
Pool
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Snorkeling
Aerobics
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Happy hour
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Rooftop bar
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Evening entertainment
Board games / puzzles
Nightclub / DJ
Mosquito net
Outdoor furniture
Shared bathroom
First aid kit
Private check-in / check-out
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Room features
Air conditioning
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Private bathrooms
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish

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Grade: 95 out of 100
53Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
12Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
177Reviews1Q+A4Room tips
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Flitz8-A foodie travels wrote a review Feb 2021
Athens, Greece2,604 contributions294 helpful votes
Great stay at Balu, walking distance to eateries and Norte Beach and supermarket , friendly staff, facilities were clean, good breakfast and enjoyed my stay here, would recommend to those staying on island
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
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Responded Feb 19, 2021
Thank you Flitz!!!
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Definitelynotcam wrote a review Jan 2020
3 contributions
I really enjoyed my stay at Balu with no drawbacks. Staff was courteous, knowledgable and helpful. The breakfast was good. Included eggs, toast, coffee and delicious fresh fruit. Superb view from the terrace. Very nice rooms.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Thanks !!!!!
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Chelsea C wrote a review Dec 2019
5 contributions1 helpful vote
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Really cool, fun, and clean hostel. My husband and I stayed in one of their private rooms for 5 days here. The room was awesome- huge king sized bed, air conditioning, mini fridge, balcony, TV- very spacious. Felt like being in a big hotel room. Their dormitory rooms also looked nice and spacious although we didn’t stay in them. A nice breakfast of eggs, fresh fruit, coffee, and toast is included with your stay. They also have fabulous cocktails and really great food that are super reasonably priced... check out their all you can eat pizza on Monday/Friday nights! Only $100 pesos and they home make all the dough themselves. The staff was super friendly and accommodating. They also have a really cool rooftop bar where you can go hang out and watch the sunset. This place is also very central and you can easily walk to everything! Would go back and stay there tomorrow if we could :)
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Jan 13, 2020
Hello! Thanks for your feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your room and the hostel! Hope you visit us again!
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Vicky wrote a review Nov 2019
Norfolk, United Kingdom229 contributions25 helpful votes
Stayed here for 6 days with my partner in a private room with a fan and aircon. No concerns about the room, it was very large and cleaned daily. Very much hostel vibes in the evening but during the day quiet as everyone goes to the beach together. The staff were very helpful and accommodating. They tried to include you in activities. Some of the activities included pizza parties, DJ, magician, nights out as well as daily trips to the beach. Beautiful 360 degree view from the roof which I have included in the post. I would highly recommend to stay here on the island.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Jan 13, 2020
Hello! Thanks for your feedback! We are glad you enjoyed so much your stay and our facilities! Hope have you here again! Best wishes
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Tyler P wrote a review Nov 2019
Minneapolis, Minnesota5 contributions
Super friendly staff and chill vibe at this place. The food is incredible and the cocktails are tasty af. Chema and Augusto make the best party! Perfect location with comfy beds and the view from the rooftop bar is great!!! Thanks guys! I'll definitely be back!
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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Responded Jan 13, 2020
Hello! Thanks for your review ! We are glad that you spend a great time at Balú! Thankyou for coming!
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PRICE RANGE
$36 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MexicoYucatan PeninsulaQuintana RooIsla Mujeres
NUMBER OF ROOMS
17
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Frequently Asked Questions about Balu Hostel & Bar
Which popular attractions are close to Balu Hostel & Bar?
Nearby attractions include Tiny's Bar (0.2 miles), El Malecon (0.04 miles), and Tiny gecko (0.08 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Balu Hostel & Bar?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Balu Hostel & Bar?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Balu Hostel & Bar?
Conveniently located restaurants include Los Tacos de Humo, Pizza & a...More, and Q' Bravo.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Balu Hostel & Bar?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and yoga classes during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Balu Hostel & Bar?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Balu Hostel & Bar?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Hacienda Mundaca (2.7 miles).