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Blacksburg, Virginia
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130 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

This hotel that had its heyday in the 1930's was a bit rundown and needs refurbishing and be brought up to the 21st century but it hasn't lost its charm. If they have to refurbish, I hope they could maintain the old world ambiance. The architecture is reminiscent of the opulence and extravagance of the early 20th century and they... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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122 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

From the time of the Golden Era of movies in the 30s...an integral part of the history of Veracruz/Boca del Rio and, for us, a step back in time (just like the Hotel Nacional in Havana). Sometimes I just stop in to have a coffee, see the sea from above (and drop in on the Villa Rica seafood restaurant down... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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156 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Built in the 1930's this Hotel has been exceptionally maintained and provides those that have an eye for architectural extravagance a nostalgic view of the past. This hotel is basic in room services, it does not have hair dryers, the bathrooms are a little dated but in general we found the place clean and comfortable. We stayed nearly a week... More 

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Mexico
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103 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

I traveled with 50 students from Universidad Anahuac for a conference we stayed there 4 nights. The hotel is huge it has a big swiming pool and 2 restaurants. The service is slow and they don't have many people to attend rapidly (maybe need of training). The food is 7/10, breakfast 8/10. Reception 8/10. Rooms 9/8/10. Recommended for low budgets

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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

The hotel has its historic charm and lovely ocean views. The beds are comfortable. A couple of things related to service made this hotel resulted in a low "average" rating. 1) Upon checking in I was given tickets for breakfast. To access the buffet breakfast (which was varied and decently good), one needs to present one ticket per person to... More 

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guadalajara
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46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015

When I go to Veracruz I really want to immerse myself in its history, so it's here for Boca/beach and the Gran Hotel Diligencias for the port city. Because there's not much around the Mocambo but a nice but missable shopping center and a number of more modern hotels (the ones that get better ratings here, but don't impress me... More 

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Xalapa
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2015

This is a charming, friendly and attractive hotel overlooking the sea, set in large terraced grounds leading down to the main pool and then down further to the beach where there is a large area for residents to relax by another pool. Because of the different levels,it makes this an interesting and very pleasant place to stay, however, the only... More 

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Benque Viejo del Carmen, Belize
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42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015

I wanted to give this hotel 3 stars but I am one to appreciate character and I could see through the ages to the grandiose place it once was. I adored the beautiful woodwork and stained glass. I was smitten with the ancient elevator. The location is beautiful with sea views and the lights along the crescent shaped bay at... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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182 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2014

We (Friend and I) spent some days close to Veracruz and found this lovely colonial-style hotel very close to Mocambo Beach, directly south of downtown Veracruz, is located partially in the city and partially in the neighboring municipality of Boca del Rio. We had the rooms close to the pool and Sr. Benito served cold drinks with a big smile... More 

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Thank Netti S
LA
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 14 May 2013

I have been at Mocambo hotel for many times many years. It is not like the other hotels built room over room. Hotel Mocambo is a wide, and ample place with stunning views to the sea. The staff there has been always kind to me. The weekend breakfast buffet is very good, an you just can´t have a better time... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Hotel Mocambo

Address: Boulevard Adolfo Ruiz Cortines No 4000 | Colonia Mocambo, Boca del Rio 94298, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Central Mexico and Gulf Coast > Veracruz > Boca del Rio
Price Range: £42 - £67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Mocambo 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Mocambo Veracruz
Mocambo Hotel Boca Del Rio
Hotel Mocambo Veracruz/Boca Del Rio, Mexico
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Boca del Rio
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Boca del Rio
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“Rooms on all levels of the terrace”
 of 5 bubbles GlennRG_12, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room with a view section 401 to 410 or 501 to 510 .”
 of 5 bubbles TedN767, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
“They said there was in room wifi, but the room we had did not have reception, other rooms may fare better. We were in room 511”
 of 5 bubbles peppersprout33, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“close to the pool!”
 of 5 bubbles NettiS620, 7 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the fourth or fifth floors, the view is worth the hike!”
 of 5 bubbles JonathanS614, 13 May 2013 | Read review
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