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Beachfront Hotel La Palapa

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful hotel just meters from the beach. It is just absolutely relaxing. Please note that this hotel changed to be an adults only hotel this year although TripAdvisor site will still pull it up under "family-friendly". Great location near the heart of town. The restaurant was good but a little pricey. Can't beat the view though!

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HotelLaPalapa, Gerente at Beachfront Hotel La Palapa, responded to this review

Dear Paty Thank you for your comments We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us, being located just across the sea and a few blocks from downtown is fantastic and is one of many details that our guests enjoy. Indeed, from this January 2016, we changed our category now as adults only. Hope to see you soon on your next... More 

Hewitt, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot on a nice beach that was beautiful and serene. The staff is wonderful and accomodating in this boutique style hotel. If you want laid back and relaxing this is your place.We had a nice size second floor room with 2 full beds and a balcony overlooking the beach. The conch shell shower head took a little adjustment but... More 

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HotelLaPalapa, Gerente at Beachfront Hotel La Palapa, responded to this review

Hola Michael We greatly appreciate your stay at Beachfront La Palapa. Thanks also for considering us as a Boutique Hotel and we hope you visit us again soon. Anna, Angie, Alejandra, Monica and the rest of the staff we wish you a happy return home! More 

Walnut Creek, California
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23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked through Booking.com and booked a different room than we got. Of course the views were not as good as we were expecting--instead of a full-on ocean view room on the third-floor we got one with only a sliver of a view in room #25 on the second floor. Our room was basic with a king bed, no coffee... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the palapa hotel in June and really enjoyed it. We've stayed in holbox a few times and liked the location of La Palapa the best. Just a block from the town so no need for taxi and the beach is perfect. A great place to relax. Also seems like most rooms are ocean view as well which... More 

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Odessa, Tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice clean hotel. Relaxing. Staff very friendly. I usually would stay in a more upscale place but we were with another couple that doesn't like to pay too much. This place would be my first choice now. Bed was comfortable, beer cold, and guacamole was delish. The hotel was handy to town and restaurants. Most of all the beach... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is nice. Friendly staff at reception. We had a family room for 5. 2 queen beds and a mattress on the floor. Pillows are really small not enough for my taste. It was really hot and the air condition even though we turn it on early afternoon didn't cool down the room we had to turn on the... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay at La Palapa, the grounds and beach were so beautiful and well maintained. All the staff, especially the reception was super friendly and helpful. The room was really cute with lots of attention to details, all the light fixtures were so pretty. We had a king bed balcony room and really enjoyed hanging out in the... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

My husband and I chose this quaint hotel for a last minute getaway from NYC and it was a great experience! First let me say that Isla Holbox is adorable! We were on the fence about visiting Mexico yet another time, as it is so close and convenient, it can sometimes feel like a cop out. BUT, we are very... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Palapa at the end of April for 5 nights. The hotel is gorgeous, very clean and nicely decorated. I would definitely recommend a room at the top floor, it has a wonderful view and has more privacy than the rooms on the ground floor. The staff was really nice and helpful! Would definitely come back.

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This was a fantastic place to stay. Everything is clean and beautiful, simple yet luxurious. The toiletries provided smelled like honey and were awesome. The beach bar food and drinks were outstanding. I wish I had a bowl of the guacamole right now! So good. We stayed five nights however the mattress felt a bit hard by the third night.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Beachfront Hotel La Palapa is a romantic hotel for adults only that is located on Holbox Island in the Yucatan Peninsula, Gulf of Mexico. We offer an incomparable setting with 25 comfortable rooms at literally feet away from the white sandy beach and tourquoise water. The Beach Bar & Restaurant, lounge chairs and hammocks allow to relax on the quiet beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beachfront Hotel La Palapa

Address: Avenida Morelos 231, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Holbox Island
Price Range: $121 - $342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Beachfront Hotel La Palapa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
La Palapa Ethno Boutique Hotel By Xperience Holbox Island
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Holbox Island
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Holbox Island
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