This place is a tropical garden/oasis in the midst of the downtown bustle of Cancun.
The hotel is three stories connected by stairs some covered by a thatched roof giving each room a private feel since you can't see many of the other rooms. It definitely is not cookie cutter style with rooms line up in rows. The small pool is well maintained and surrounded by the breakfast area which has a thatched roof with beautiful tropical hardwood floors.
Included is a large mexican breakfast or as they say comida forte which means strong meal. The lady serving is most helpful and cheerful and she taught us a few words in Mayan. Don't forget to tip the server even if the meal is included.
Rooms include cooking and Armando was most helpful getting us extra cooking utensils. Our
room was very clean,quiet and beds were great.
The location of this hotel is great. The bus station, supermarket,parks, restaurants and local buses to places such as the Isla de Las Mujeres port are all very close. The hotel also provides pickup at the airport for $35
This hotel is a great place to start and end your trip in the Yucatan
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Eco-hotel El Rey del Caribe is an oasis of tranquility in the center of downtown Cancun.The eco-hotel's traditional colonial facade is cheerfully painted with a Mexican flair. Passing through the wrought iron gates , you enter the interior courtyard where you are surrounded by lush tropical gardens.The interior courtyard layout provides you with quiet in the midst of the city and security in the midst of convenience.All rooms open onto the courtyard which contains a swimming pool and jacuzzi.The owners are in residence to assure that you feel completely at home and give you a taste of traditional Mexican hospitality.We invite you to join us in our efforts to make an ecological concept a reality. We do our best to respect the environment by using solar hot water heaters, recycling by separation of trash, composing of garden and kitchen wastes, and capturing of rain water. We even have an unusual solar clothes drier .Some rooms are equipped with suitable technology in composing toilets. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- El Rey Del Caribe Hotel