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Mia Cancun
Ranked #104 of 177 Hotels in Cancun
Reviewed April 6, 2013

We were very pleased with our accomodations!! We had booked via Expedia for one night, one room, and requested a rollaway bed for our 17 yr old daughter. We wanted to be near the airport for our next day departure. We arrived very early expecting to have to kick around town for four hours, but instead were let into our room at 11am and given a two bedroom upgrade! We were able to relax on the beach, play in the ocean, and take a swim in the pool before running off to our Dolphin excursion. It was like we got an extra day of vacation with the early check in! We LOVED the architecture of the building...it is so authentic! Our room was a small two bedroom apartment, with living area, dining area, and small kitchenette. Each bedroom had a private bath with shower. There was a large patio, with table and loungers, overlooking the ocean...an awesome view! Everything was clean and the bathrooms well stocked. Kitchen not stocked with dishes other than cups and two pans, but we were not expecting a kitchen. This is not a luxury resort, but after spending 6 nights in a luxury all inclusive resort....this offered the perfect feel of authentic Mexico that a luxury resort does not give you. There are vacant buildings on either side, but this meant a very private and beautiful beach!!! We ate at the restaurant on site for dinner and breakfast because we wanted to throw a few extra bucks their way in appreciation of the upgrade. It was convenient and the food good, averaging $20+ pp for dinner and $10+ pp for breakfast. The staff was very friendly and helpful all around. Did I mention there is a swim up bar/snack bar in a very quaint pool area? Wish I would have known there was free wifi in the lobby..would have really topped off the package! Maybe it was the unexpected upgrade, but we could not have been more pleased with our accomodations!

Room Tip: We had room 101. Beautiful!
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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed March 21, 2013

We came during high season and this place was empty. So its definatly a go to place if you want Pease and quiet. But maybe it was empty because we weren't the only once who found bugs every where in the first room we got. Or had all appliances and room keys breaking in the second room. The location and the view was excellent. And the staff was really lovely and helpful.

  • Stayed: March 2013
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

My dentist told me about this place. The price was reasonable. The first room was not great. However, when I asked for a better room, they were great about upgrading me. The staff is very nice and personable. This is a smaller property and not one of those huge hotels. I also appreciated that the property gave you a choice of laying on the beach and also under an umbrella by the pool. The breakfast was delicious.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed March 5, 2013

If by any chance you are thinking to book this hotel better reconsider...
Although it is advertised as a 4 star hotel, it doesn't deserve even 1. Very, very old, needs a serious repair. When you enter you will immediately feel the smell of an ancient house and humidity. A/C in some of the rooms doesn't work. Rooms have also a ventolator on the ceiling, but it is somehow connected with the lights so if you wish to switch off the ventilator you have to turn off the lights as well. We also had ants in the kitchen, I asked the hotel manager to remove them, but that never happned. The cleaning lady does not wash the floor, at the 5-th day it was so sticky that i finally got where it's colour comes from :-( :-(
Clean bath towels and toilet paper were very often missing, you will have to ask for them on the reception. The incline in our bathroom was somehow incorrect and to take a shower we had to cross a big puddle and the cleaning lady never took care about it.
A very important clarification - you must know that a standard room means a room without ocean view, that is a room a street view .. believe me there was a terrible noise coming from the main street. This is nowhere mentioned and when I asked the hotel manager he explained that on their internet site all rooms types are explained in details. Of course I checked the site and ooohh.. such a sirprise .. there is not even a word mentioned neither for the hotel nor for the rooms.
Having in mind all those "extras" I asked the manager if he would be so kind to change our room, but ... no ... no way ... unless we pay for an extension to get a suite... Well I really didn't want to invest more money in this hmmm let's hotel. At the end we just tried to stay as less time as possible there.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed February 14, 2013

Avalon Baccara was originally built some 20+ years ago as a residence for the family of a high politico of the Yucatan. I personally view it as an authentic, historic structure of the region and it's time. I have not stayed there but did vacation for several years at the Avalon Grand next door. It was a short walk over so we would visit their pool bar and restaurant and were always treated courteously. The location is fantastic with an outdoor mall with several restaurants just a short walk to the left; a small shopping venue directly across the street, including a convenience store with some of everything. Additional restaurants to the right. The beach is very nice and the bus stop is close. There is no elevator. The pool is unusual - again, built to the residents' requirements. The tile work is beautiful.

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank carbob227
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Reviewed February 4, 2013

I had room 401, up several flights of stairs and with a lagoon and convenience store view. I found the room to be quiet and clean with a comfortable bed and good bed linen. The shower was a bit rustic and dark but otherwise the bathroom worked well.
The staff were unfailingly friendly and helpful, they said they were going through a restructure so did not have a tour desk but still did their best to help with tour info, in the end I booked with the agency in the plaza across the road (make sure you bargain hard and have some idea of prices).
The pool area was lovely but a lounge was not always available, there was plenty of space on the beautiful beach. I did not eat in the hotel but the small Mexican restaurant near the driveway was good. It is not in the heart of things which may be a plus or a minus, nothing is far away using the bus that runs very frequently along the avenue.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed January 30, 2013

over all not a lot of issue's ,the bed was hard and the floors were dirty and there are stairs . The location is perfect the beach is beautiful and not crowded. the staff were great its a private hotel because of the size we felt like we were the only ones there .almost everything was in walking distance . We didn't eat there so i can't comment but there was a great mexican canteen next to the hotel .We would defiantly go back

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Kim B
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Additional Information about Mia Cancun

Address: Blvd. Kukulcan Km 11.5, Cancun 77500, Mexico (Formerly Avalon Baccara Cancun)
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Cancun
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#35 Romantic Hotel in Cancun
#57 Top resorts Hotel in Cancun
#69 On the Beach Hotel in Cancun
Price Range: $200 - $504 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mia Cancun 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Avalon Baccara Cancun Hotel Cancun
Avalon Baccara Hotel Cancun
Avalon Baccara Resort Cancun

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