We stayed in the bungalow room with 3 beds, a loft upstairs with a kind bed and 2 queen size beds for the kids. It was great, lots of space, beautiful bathroom. Our cleaning lady had done some amazing art with the towels in the bathroom, we almost did not want to use them!
There are several swimming pools, so you are never far from one. We had a pool literally steps from our room, which is great to relax after a long day of travelling. We ate at the buffet, very simple, and can get busy but good food and quick. The bungalows are grouped a few together, in the middle of some great garden, it really feels you are in the middle of the nature.
The amazing thing is that this hotel is right by the ruins, as a matter of fact, you can see them from the hotel. It has a separate entrace, so in the morning, you have only the residents of the hotel queueing to get the tickets. It is definitely a plus. We had arranged a guide through the hotel, and he was fantastic, we learnt a lot, and saw a lot more than if we did not have him.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A World Class jungle resort in the heart of Chichen Itza. Bungalows built in traditional Mayan style with handcarved mohagony woods, stone, native marble, hand made stained glass and thatch. Oriented for maximum privacy and the best of views, bungalows are clustered around secluded swimming pools, created for guests wishing to commune with nature. All colaborators are native Maya.The resort has been named 3 times by National Geographic Traveler as "One of the 100 hotels we Love" and in their December 2011 "One of our loved 133 hotels in North America". Home to Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Sarah Brightman during their performances in Chichen Itza. The hotel has its own entrance to the archaeological site. Member of the Rain Forest Alliance. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Lodge At Chichen Itza Hotel Chichen Itza
- Hotel At Chichen Itza