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Hotel Chilam Balam

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this place, its good value for money as a traveller. In a perfect location. The room we had was MASSIVE, beds comfy and the aircon was good along with hot shower. Personally we loved 'Antonio' too! On reception he was a lovely guy, very helpful also and understanding of my need to watch a champions league football match... More 

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Fethiye, Turkey
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Nice location nice clean spacious Room decorated with maya pictures friendly stuff.. ..,, Looks nice from outsite very close to restaurants bars shops...and road .... But close to bars it very noisy. At night I try sleep with earplug .. If you book there bring earplug

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Haywards Heath, England
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29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Stayed here much longer than we planned as really enjoyed the vibe in Tulum. Turned up without having booked a room and got the Coba room for 650MXN a night which we negotiated down for the additional nights. Room was clean and spacious with possibly the biggest flatscreen TV we have ever seen, although we didn’t use it. Only one... More 

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Cozumel, Mexico
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43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Use to be nice, neat and affordable. Even when it's still the most economic hotel in Tulum, now the service is: none. The room keeps the best mattress (after my own bed) but it's dirty and unattending. Looks they pass or are passing through a remodelation and now the space is shorter and has a wood made stairway in the... More 

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Toluca, Mexico
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62 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2015

totally worth hotel 20 USD on your way back from Chichén Itzá and they have the greatest attention on people perhaps the hostel is needed for more guests and family owners not familiar whit reservations or web pages , but they compensate whit the great effort they made to have you pleased

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Mississauga, Canada
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Just spent a week in Tulum at the Chilam Balam. Tulum is a sort of hippy dippy paradise that is changing with the arrival of both expats and gated communities. If you want cheap and cheerful while searching out whatever your possibilities are, this is the place for you. Situated on the main drag, with a common balcony on the... More 

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Rehovot, Israel
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63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

we arrived to this hotel by accident (the hostel we reserved didn't get the reservation..) and we are glad we did! the hotel is at the center of tulum on the main avanue, but the rooms are super quiet and very clean. we paid 400 pesos for a room with a.c, fresh towls and soaps, and the room was very... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Bbb bueno, buen ubicado, discreto mas limpio , buen precio. Is on the main street is very convenient. pulito, discreto in ornamenti, ma in strada principale vale la pena. If you wanna enjoy a great time & spend a fwe money is here u place

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2014

We went to several hotels and cabanas located on beach and in town. The places on beach were more expensive and several had no electricity after a certain time in evening as the beach was an "eco friendly zone". This hotel was clean. We were accommodated on short notice. Room 22/23 on second floor were better than rooms we stayed... More 

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Punta Allen, Mexico
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164 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2014

The place was decently clean. The clerk even agree to watch over out luggage which he put behind the check in desk. By US standards, it is kind of a Plain Jane, really a fine deal down in this area. I would definitely stay agan.

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Address: Av. Tulum between Calles Beta and Orion, Tulum, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
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“1st floor as far as possible from the street”
 of 5 bubbles haddam2013, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
“ask for room near the main entrance those are bigger and wifi does not have signal on the far ones.”
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 of 5 bubbles jlplaza21, 24 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The upper rooms have more noise.”
 of 5 bubbles nomadnurse, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Si quieren gastar poco y estar ubica2 y seguros este es el lugar. If u wanna be safe & be on town with a great price this is u place. Questo e' il posto per spendere poco e' esere sicuro soggiornate qui”
 of 5 bubbles CEGM, 13 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Negotiate your rate. We paid 400p, perhaps only because our Spanish speaking friend phoned for us.”
 of 5 bubbles jacjsc, 2 Feb 2014 | Read review
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