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Hotel Plaza Almendros
Ranked #19 of 37 Hotels in Isla Mujeres
Indianapolis, Indiana
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“Good Hotel on Hildago!”
Reviewed 12 January 2014

My third trip to the Isla, really enjoyed Plaza Almendros. You are never too far away from anything on Isla Mujeres, but this is in the middle of everything. Rooms are nice and clean, of course the beds are hard (every bed I've ever slept on in Mexico or Central America is hard), but after a day at the one of the white sand beaches, snorkeling, and a big dinner it doesn't matter. FYI gelato shop right next door to the hotel! The little pool in the very pretty courtyard is nice. We had a friendly little cat that would come and say hi to us on our patio overlooking the pool. I would stay here anytime! Friendly staff, Wi-Fi, mini-fridge, everything you need to relax and feel like one of the locals on the Isla.

Room Tip: Ask for a room facing Hildago street for good, free entertainment.
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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

Cons - pool side room bed was a little hard but we slept well anyway. You can hear bands playing from the nearby bars if your sitting outside by the pool in the evening. But mostly quiet if you close your door to sleep.

Pros - great location! 1 minute walk to all the best restaurants, bars and stores. 5 minute walk to the beach. Had a nice outside massage nearby on the way to the beach, $40 USD for 1 hour.
Very friendly, clean affordable. Microwave, coffee machine, small TV which I didm't turn on for my two week stay.Great air-condition and a quite ceiling fan. Nice pool area with palm trees meets you when you slide your door open. Great patio loungers to sit around in as you use the free wifi to add a trip advisor review.

Room Tip: Rooms by the pool have a fairly hard queen size bed. Second floor rooms with pool balcony have a sof...
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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Incline Village, Nevada
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Reviewed 16 December 2013 via mobile

We have been coming to Isla for many years and have stayed in a half dozen different places. This is the one we will return to! In fact we already have. We were here in November, left to visit Palenque and returned in December. Having the mini-kitchen meant we could eat breakfast and lunch at home and save some money, always a plus. The rooms, the pool, the location are all perfect, as others have mentioned. The rate is very fair for what you get, the staff friendly, everything immaculate, so pleasant to sit on your porch overlooking the garden (even in the rain). Many people return here annually and stay for a number of weeks so you do meet other travelers and share info. Yes, the bed is "firm" but a big improvement over saggy old mattresses elsewhere!

Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 October 2013

This is a wonderful hotel in a perfect location. The staff is friendly, the rooms large and clean, and the courtyard pool was a great place to relax and meet other travelers. I appreciated the complimentary wi-fi as well, since many of the larger, more expensive hotels charge for theirs.


Two blocks north of the hotel, on the corner across from the graveyard, is a tiny white shack-thing with a lady making tacos. You must visit this taco lady, as her food is incredibly delicious. Be sure to ask for beans and guacamole on yours; they really tie the taco together!

Room Tip: I asked for a room overlooking Hidalgo and was not disappointed. The balcony was a great place to re...
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 23 July 2013

My wife and I arrived at this place on isla and were suprised how easy it was to get to from the ferry making it a +1.

Within 2 minutes of arriving on isla we asked the first person who looked local to point us in the direction of Hidalo Av and withing 10 minutes we were at our hotel. Its located literally in the heart of the market/restaurant area and only a short walk to the beach.

The hotel was nice an clean and the AC worked well through it seems the Wi-Fi doesnt work in the rooms, only the foyer. The pool area was mostly over run by kids the whole time but as the beach was only 5mins walk away this did not bother us! Other than that, the place was nice and what you would expect for the location and the price.

Would stay there again.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 16 July 2013

What a great place. So quiet by the pool w/ the touristy-craziness going on along Hidalgo. Close to everything. Pool is kept clean, grounds are manicured regularly and the staff is so nice. We would chat them up daily. We liked it so much we went back a second time.

Room Tip: When walking into the courtyard, rooms to the right will get full afternoon sun and rooms to the lef...
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

This was my 6th trip to Isla Mujeres and my first stay at Plaza Almendros. As a solo female traveler this was an excellent place to stay, as the common courtyard area was perfect for meeting other friendly travelers. Every staff member was friendly and always shared a smile. I stayed the last 10 days of June so the AC was much appreciated! Everything was in good working order and very clean. Nice big beach/pool towels are provided too, just ask at the front desk. The location was great, right in the midst of centro, an easy walk to the markets, the ferry, laundry, the grocery, and the beaches, and smack dab in the middle of many restaurants and shops. I had no problems with noise during my stay, the slight hum of the AC was enough to mask any street noise. My bed had an egg crate topper on it when I arrived and was just as comfortable as any other bed i've had in Mexico, nothing fancy but definately ok. The pool was comfortable and clean and the guests made good use of it at all times of the day. I will stay here again. And I wouldn't change a thing for the fair price you pay.

Room Tip: I liked the ground floor room with the terrace in the common courtyard.
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled solo
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Property: Hotel Plaza Almendros
Address: Av. Hidalgo Lote 14, Sm 1, Mz. 18, Isla Mujeres 77500, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Isla Mujeres
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool
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Ranked #19 of 37 Hotels in Isla Mujeres
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Plaza Almendros 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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