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Holbox, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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When you stay at Casa Las Tortugas Petit Beach Hotel & Spa in Isla Holbox, you'll be on the beach, just steps from Holbox Beach and Punta Coco. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Food was delicious and service was really friendly.
Cons: Service at the restaurant/beach club could be a little slow, but wasn't bad. Just a little slower pace than life in the city
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Location is amazing, it definitely has some of the best beach space on the island. Staff and facilities were amazing and the restaurants on-site are some of the best around. We didn't leave the hotel for the first few days as it had everything we needed! Highly recommend the sushi bar on the roof to catch the sunset and definitely get down to the beach early to secure a good spot.
Cons: Because the beach is so nice you do tend to get a lot of people wandering from all over the island and pitching up a spot without realising its mostly for guests only. It would be beneficial if the hotel put up a sign so as to avoid some awkward conversations.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Amazing food, and staff, they remember your name, make nothing feel like its a bother and are always on it. The grounds are small and dense and the restaurant is open to the public so you encounter many non hotel guests, but, they only let guests use the beach furniture and are quick to remove non hotel guests so there were always sun beds available. We barely wore shoes or locked our door as our room was beach front, it felt way more intimate than a hotel. It is by far the best hotel on the island with the best restaurant options - so the prices are a bit higher than elsewhere but warranted. The hotel also maintains a very clean beachfront, very unique for the area.
Cons: The yoga studio is small and cannot accommodate all guests which was a bit of a let down.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved the location, walking distance to quaint down town . Beautiful beach and calm warm water.The staff was attentive and friendly. Architecture and design lovely. Grounds gorgeous. We loved it!
Cons: No complaints.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic location, staff are excellent and the beach is immaculate.
Cons: n/a
9.6 Excellent
Cons: There was very poor wifi
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Hotel was beautiful - right on the beach with plenty of day beds and lounges for guests. Staff are attentive and charming. The restaurant at the hotel is great also - the included breakfast was wonderful every day. Morning yoga excellent also and a nice day to start the day. Will definitely be back!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The restaurant staff is very friendly.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Cute rooms, relaxing, right on the beach. Free breakfast was very good.
Cons: Cell connection was bad, but that’s kind of a good thing. When hanging by the pool we were told to be quiet because someone was getting a service nearby.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved everything about this hotel. The rooms, decorations, staff, beach, sun beds, service, food and the pool. We couldn’t of been happier staying here. The is so beautiful. It is right on a beautiful beach front and out the back is the small Main Street full of cheap delicious food restaurants. Holbox Island is a dream. We stayed in the basic room but they are all beautiful and unique. The sun lounges are comfortable and the best that we saw on the island. The breakfast was delicious. We would definitely return if we travel to Holbox again. The free events the hotel offers are lovely too. Keep an eye out for what’s on.
Hotel Puerto Holbox - Holbox - Building
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9.1 Excellent (424 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Hotel Puerto Holbox in Isla Holbox, you'll be in the suburbs, just steps from Holbox Beach and Punta Coco. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. Guests may use a ferry terminal shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Very quiet, amazing beach and sea. The facilities, very new, are really relaxing. We spent one of the best night in Mexico.
Cons: Breakfast is not fantastic, and the service is low. No restaurant for dinner, so you need to go in the city, not so far, but the path is a little bit dark. Internet is very very low (same problem everywhere in the island, they said)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: People
Cons: Excelente hotel, all employees are oriented to customer satisfaction, located in the best area of Holbox.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: staff were the best!! Abraham provided for all of our needs! the fish dinner w/ grilled vegies were exceptional we are totally satisfied w/ this quiet peaceful choice
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I loved that breakfast was included and it was not a cheap continental breakfast but cooked to order from a menu. The palapas had a nice sized table between the two cushioned loungers that was perfect for the wait staff to serve you lunch, dinner, or whatever drinks you ordered. The front desk staff was very helpful with information and guidance about the island. The property was clean and peaceful. It was exactly what I was searching for.
Cons: I was surprised there wasn't a TV in the room.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Gorgeous! Right on the beach, it was a little piece of paradise. Staff were always friendly to help & the breakfasts included loads of great options. The perfect place to stay. LGBT friendly
Cons: WiFi didn’t work very well, but you wouldn’t want to be glued to your phone or laptop anyway here because there’s so much amazing stuff to see and do instead.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Host Abraham was very kind and helpful. Private beach with sun beds was perfect and swimming pool clean. Breakfast was big and tasty
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast on the beach, wonderful.
Cons: Tropical storm. Within half an hour everything was flooded around us.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Rooms and grounds are exceptionally maintained, great staff, location and beach, restaurant and service was excellent, staff is very friendly and helpful, 2nd stay there this year, will go back again!
Cons: Holbox infrastructure is continuously being upgraded, we ran out of water several times during our stay, an ongoing issue on holbox
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff, the garden, and location are all excellent. The resident gatos and iguanas are a lovely added touch!
Cons: The ocean view from the restaurant and from the lounges in front of hotel (looking toward the beach) is blocked due to the beach club tents. You cannot see the ocean.
7.5 Good
Pros: The hotel and beach is beautiful, amazing food too I totally recommend it, is just the service can be impproved
Cons: The recepcionist was not very friendly... I did appreciate being charged 19% taxes above the price, he was ceroflexible with the price and really not polite at all. I think this should be charged at the time of booking with the full rate(this is more for booking.com) the servers very slow you have to walk and ask for things and cero friendly also
Hotel El Pueblito - Holbox - Building
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9.0 Excellent (1,393 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Featuring free WiFi and a terrace, Hotel El Pueblito offers pet-friendly accommodation in Holbox Island. Some units feature a seating area for your convenience. A terrace or balcony are featured in certain rooms. A flat-screen TV with cable channels is available. There is a gift shop at the property. The area is popular for snorkelling. The nearest airport is Cancún International Airport, 75 km from the property.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was very nice and comfortable. The swimming pool was great in the Mexican heat!!!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything! The decoration. The comfi king size bed. The AC. The space in the room. The tranquility. The great pool. The helpful and kind staff, the location (which was surprisingly quite but so central!) and most of all the amazing shower. Even though it is small, it is soooo good. The pressure is the best we had in Mexico and the hot water was boiling hot! Thank you for a wonderful stay! It was perfect to end our month of traveling there.
Cons: The Breakfast was very basic considering the hotel. We expected more from such a great place. A minibar in the room could have been a good add.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is looking good. The staff were very nice. Amazing Mexican breakfast. Good location at the center of the island. The room equipped with comfort beds and gives good vibes and environment.
Cons: Air condition was a little bit weak, but enough.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Lovely colourful hotel in a good location, nice rooms
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location on the Main Street. The room with the balcony is great
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is nicely located on the island, the rooms are really clean and have all the features needed while still giving you this island vibe mood.
Cons: The tours for the whale shark dives were way more expensive than the other trips in town. This was kind of odd to us.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Super clean, beautiful, comfortable and the staff was so lovely!!! I would stay here again for sure!!! Cynthia and Jonathan were so helpful. : )
7.1 Good
Pros: Location. Friendly staff. Pool area is great.
Cons: Pretty small rooms for the price. Very small bathroom. Issues with no hot water but eventually fixed. No curfew in the hammock area so people were out there til quite late talking loudly which is annoying as our room faced out on to it. Average breakfast and had to pay extra for other options even though breakfast was meant to be included. Slow WiFi but it is an Island so understandable.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The bioluminescence tour was great, the tacos at Tacoqueto are delicious and the recommendation from the hotel to have dinner at Mandarinas and watch the sunset was the best , Also we found a little place by the beach that offered Mayan Massages, those ladies are amazing and gave me and my husband a couple relaxing massage , at sound of the waves , unbelievable for half the price that they were offering them at the nice hotels
6.7 Good
Pros: It’s a great hotel with a nice pool. Just don’t try to stay with 4 persons in a 4 persons room.
Cons: The bed! We booked a 4 persons room for us and our 2 children (10 and 13 yrs). The second bed was 185x120 cm which is not even enough for 2 children, not to mention 2 adults. And we missed a hairdryer, a fridge and 1 dat there was no warm water. Wifi is extremely slow.
Ca'Rita Hotel & Suites - Holbox - Bedroom
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9.1 Excellent (159 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Ca'Rita Hotel & Suites is situated 3 minutes walk from the beach and a 8-minute walk from the town centre of Holbox Island. Each modern room and suite at Ca'Rita Hotel & Suites features a plasma-screen satellite TV, multipurpose coffee maker, a fridge and a safety deposit box. Free WiFi is available in all areas. The concierge can arrange activities, including fishing trips, boat trips and snorkelling with whale sharks. Kiteboarding classes, massages and golf cart rental are also available.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Great room, huge bed and very friendly and helpful staff.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: We enjoyed our time at the hotel. It´s located about 5 minutes walk to the main beach. Room was clean and had everything you need (and the free coffee is nice). We also enjoyed the bikes, that were included for free - a good way to explore the island. Had a great time!
Cons: There´s no breakfast - but since there are so many little and nice restaurants on the island, this was no problem for us. Just grab a bike and find something nice within 5 to 10 minutes..
7.9 Good
Pros: Comfortable room with shelves for clothes. close to beach. Free bikes to travel around island.
Cons: Construction behind Ca;Rita directly out our window was annoying, hopefully they finish up.
7.9 Good
Pros: The room and location was good, 10min walking distance to town and 3 minutes to the beach. Staff was super friendly, very welcomed and they organised the transportation for us. Room was very clean and comfortable with AC and fan as well, coffee machine, fridge, safe and beach towels.
Cons: The wifi was not working for 3 days (we stayed 4 nights) and tv as well, there was just 1 chanel, maybe in connection with the wifi.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: the rooms was quite comfortable , clean, T.V. fan, air-condition all fine. location was 2 blocks form beach,
Cons: Gaby checked me .but, I was never told that caretaker is not located in the building. I was asked if I had the owner number and yes I did have his number . customer service was poor stayed for 3 nights and I never saw Gaby again, I did message the owner about wanting to use a bike , he never responded. My phone stopped working due to humity so I could not message the owner. their was no WIFI, Day of checkout came I left early and never saw anyone. also, when I paid Gaby she did not have change so she said ill give to you tomorrow, I never received my money . nor did she ever leave me a note on my door.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Ca'Rita is a very nice location which is quiet and very close to the beach (2 min walk). Also the center with restaurants and bars can be reached quickly. The hotel is really pretty with many personal decoration details like an outside shower coming out of a shell or hammocks in the clean and quiet inner courtyard. We also really liked the free bike rental in order to get around the island, free coffee and water in the room and the free welcome fruit basket. The awesome yoga class on the rooftop with view on the sunset was another highlight of our stay. But the best thing about the hotel is Cinzia the host, who is really nice, caring and always there for you if anything is needed. We are really pleased to get to know her and her two cute dogs. We definitely want to come back.
Cons: The only thing we could mention was the toilet flush, which was sometimes stuck after flushing. Everything else was perfect.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Cristine the host was incredibly helpful and kind, she assisted us with organising activities and taxis. There are roughly 6 rooms at the property, so it is generally very quiet and private. The rooms were large, very clean, with big beds and good A/C.
Cons: The wifi is slow (but this is more a symptom of wifi on Holbox in general) and there were no free bikes for us to use during our stay (which the advert had stated).
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We definitely recommend Ca’Rita! The room was spacious, boutique style and lovely equipped- as well as the whole infrastructure. The owners gave us a warm welcome & were always at our disposal, giving precious Insider Tipps about the Island and helping us with transport organization (for our day trips to Cancun, Isla Mujeres etc). In less then 2 min walk you are at the beach and you can rent sun chairs at the spot you like the best. Whenever we’ll hit back Holbox - we’ll stay at Ca Rita!
Cons: -
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean, lovely hosts all on a beautiful island.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Very nice place, nice staff and owner. Would definitely stay there again.
Cons: There was some building work going on behind our room, maybe in the neighbours plot which could be noisy early on but I’m sure that’s a short term renovation.
Hotel Villas Flamingos - Holbox - Building
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9.0 Excellent (673 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Hotel Villas Flamingos in Isla Holbox, you'll be by the ocean, just steps from Holbox Beach and 5 minutes by foot from Punta Mosquito Beach. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and a 24-hour front desk.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: We loved the design of the place. It’s simply beautiful! Relaxing atmosphere. Good beds as well.
Cons: The breakfast looks a bit clumsy on portable tables in the sand. We didn’t understand why they didn’t use the nice restaurant area for this. It’s very expensive for a family of 4 and you need 2 rooms.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Absolutely the best place in Holbox! Really really recommended to have a relaxing period in a very calm environment immersed in the nature.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I couldn’t have loved this place more. The grounds were so well maintained. The beach is gorgeous. Easy walk, bike ride, or cab into town. I will absolutely be coming back!!!
Cons: Front desk could have been a little bit more helpful booking excursions, but it wasn’t a big deal.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Great location, immaculate grounds, attentive servers at restaurant and beachside
Cons: Concierge should be more warm, welcoming, and helpful. Not very attentive.
2.9 Mediocre
Pros: We did NOT stayed there as they totally ruined our wedding anniversary by giving us a different room from the one we ordered (not mentioning the 500$/per night) and the stuff attitude was just a pure disgrace
Cons: THE STUFF IS AWEFUL. And They locked my baby in the room!!!!!!!!!!!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room & view was so amazing. My husband & I came for our honeymoon & the staff went above & beyond for us. They even had a little surprise in the room when we arrived! Most amazing place to stay, thank you
Cons: Only thing I would say could be better is the WIFI
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing location & beachfront bar/restaurant. Very clean and comfortable room. Great food and friendly staff. Would definitely return and recommend!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The complementary breakfast was a full on buffet and was absolutely delicious!
Cons: There could have been more drinkable water available. Our room received 4 small glass bottles a day and there was a small water dispenser at the bar. I drink a lot of water and we ended up buying a two gallon in town and bringing it back to the room.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The place is absolutely perfect!super eco-Friendly, elegant and yummy food!!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Amenities and design
Cons: Food
Casa Iguana Holbox - Holbox - Building
6
9.0 Excellent (528 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Casa Iguana Holbox in Isla Holbox, you'll be on the beach, just steps from Holbox Beach and Punta Coco. Featured amenities include laundry facilities and a safe deposit box at the front desk.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: front desk staff were excellent, room was very very big, nice pools
Cons: needs a better wine selection in the restaurant,
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Loved that place. Best location in Holbox on the best stretch of beach. Beautiful little hotel. 2 small but inviting pools. Good restaurant. Pretty rooms. Will definitely come back and stay there again!
Cons: The only things that could be improved would be 1) a small fridge in room for cold water and 2) better water pressure in the shower. Everything else was super!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Very good location almost right on the beach. Bed was amazingly comfortable. Loved the rough and rustic wood detailing to every piece of furniture.
Cons: It’s common for many hotels here not to have tv’s in the rooms but it was a bit annoying when you’re ill in bed and bored. The wifi was terrible, hardly worked.
6.3 Good
Pros: I loved the proximity to the beach and the pool
Cons: The staff was passive and not proactive in solving issues. The waiter in the restaurant was checking his phone constantly and I had to scream every time so he could see me. The restaurant was not clean. They could be taking care of the maintenance of the restaurant rather than checking their phones 24-7...... At the front desk they were OK but the moment I had an issue they washed their hands and could not care less. I needed to make an urgent call and as internet is really bad, I asked them to used their phone, me paying for the cost. They said, it´s not possible and didn´t care it was an emergency. Not correct approach for such expensive hotel. Also, the internet was terrible and only available at the pool, the restaurant or reception (not in the room). So I have been eaten alive by mosquitoes and bugs while checking the net... then I changed to a cheaper hotel closer to the city and I´m currently typing this from my laptop while seating on the bed. They should have better internet connection and service for the price of the room!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Loved the minimalist Mexican design of this hotel. I booked last minute, so I felt like my rate was way too high, but overall it was a great room, cleaning service daily was amazing, and hotel staff were very helpful organizing my transfer back to airport. Location is great, beach area is great. Restaurant overlooks the ocean.
Cons: Breakfast was just ok, and could be better.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Perfect place to stay. Very nice.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was outstanding.....very helpful and responsive
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Beach vicinity
9.6 Excellent
Pros: very comfortable bed right beside the beach nice restaurant
Cons: my only con is that there is no fridge in the room
7.5 Good
Pros: Very well located directly on the beach
Cons: The person at the reception was not very welcoming and the breakfast is a joke
Hotel Casa Takywara - Holbox - Building
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9.0 Excellent (430 reviews)
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The quiet, peaceful and cristal clear water at the beach. The friendly and caring service of Paulina and Daniel.
Cons: There was no restaurant or food service other than continental breakfast.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The access to the beach was great, with towels and nice chairs and umbrellas. The staff is super friendly. I must admit I wasn’t the easiest guest as my first impressions of the property were a bit unfair. But the manager did everything so we could be happy on our honeymoon.
Cons: You might be taken back from an initial impression but as I mentioned, the place is lovely and the access to the beach is priceless
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The surrounding : Hollbox is increible and the beach in front of the hotel is probably one of the nicest we have ever seen
10.0 Excellent
Pros: My son loved the hammocks, kitty cat and ocean front. I loved the quaint charm of this smaller hotel. My daughter loved that it was more secluded yet convenient to town, 10 min walk! My husband appreciated the spotless room and attentive service.
Cons: Nitging
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Wonderful location, great staff and a relaxing stay
Cons: nothing
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The location was amazing it was about a 15 min walk to the centro but it was like a 1 min walk to the beach, sunsets are amazing at that location and not so overcrowded.
Cons: The bathroom was a bit dirty and not cleaned right but luckily I took disinfecting wipes and that helped out a lot.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Delicious breakfast, perfect start of the day!
Cons: Wifi is not quite good, so very good reason to disconnect
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Having breakfast served on the porch was wonderful. There was always plenty quality coffee and fresh water in the room. The view from our Bungalow was the best of the property. Just feet away from the beach.
Cons: The water pressure in the bathroom should be stronger. It is in the kitchen and only trickled in the bathroom sink and the shower was only a light rainfall. Would have enjoyed a more brisk shower to remove the sand easier.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location was just a few steps to a quiet beach. Breakfast was left in a basket at the door, full of fresh bread,fruit,yogurt and cereal. Plenty left over for lunch. A lovely, private haven away from the noise of the main town area
Cons: Nothing to dislike, everything was perfect
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Architecture, location. We had a great time!
Tribu Hostel - Holbox - Bedroom
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8.9 Excellent (506 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located 50 metres from the beach on Holbox Island, this colourful hostel offers a garden with hammocks and a roof terrace overlooking the island. The spacious rooms feature free Wi-Fi and en suite bathrooms. The modern Tribu Hostel offers shared dormitories and private rooms, with bright décor and mosquito nets. Bed linen is included and towels can be rented. The Tribu has a communal kitchen and BBQ facilities. You can enjoy kite surfing lessons, movie nights and jam sessions in the bar. Staff can also provide maps and information about the island. Hostel Tribu is situated just 3 blocks from the centre of Holbox’s main fishing village. The surrounding Yalahau Lagoon is an ideal place to spot dolphins and rare birds.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Nice staff, good location very close to beach, fun activities in the bar. Amazing sunset yoga with view of the water
Cons: Did not have great common areas for socializing. Also so many mosquitoes! Bring bug spray
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was really nice ! The bed, the shower, the staff. A special thanks to Giovanna who help me a lot to find my wallet that I lost for 2 days. They asked to the community if someone found it, picked it and finally brought it to me at the ferry station, 30 mins before my departure !! Giovanna was really thoughtful as the rest of the staff.
Cons: Not a lot to say :) maybe that the bartenders are not as nice as the receptionists.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: So this hostel is really nice WiFi’s not great but that’s the island , breakfast isn’t included FYI . But the staff were so helpful and went out of there way to help me so would recommend it.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Nice hostel with a great atmosphere, especially at night in the bar area. No "forced fun" like at other places (e.g. Che hostel), it's a nice chilled social vibe. Comfortable beds with a large locker and personal plug sockets. 30 second walk to the beach and close to all the main places in Holbox
Cons: It's a great hostel but loses marks for the price. Too expensive for what it is. Lots of people I spoke to didn't even know about the kitchen, yoga or free drinking water which shows that sometimes some of the staff do a bad job at introducing the place.
7.5 Good
Pros: The location is just perfect! The bunk beds are really comfortable and solid! The vibe is great, you meet a lot of new people and the whole area is really colorful.
Cons: There is hardly any WiFi. The rooms can get really hot, since the AC is only turned on at night. The showers have really low pressure, so it takes a while to get all the shampoo out...
8.8 Excellent
Pros: All the things they organise in the evening!
Cons: N/a
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The hostel is right in the center and one block away from the beach. They offer toure and free activities like yoga everyday and you can always ask them anything and they will help you. The hammocks are great and everything is really spacious. Everyone is very social and it’s easy to meet new people. I might return very soon - it’s an dangerous island, you don’t want to leave again :)
Cons: The WiFi is very bad but that a thing on the whole island.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We felt safe, liked the fact that the dorm rooms were only accessible by key and had big lockers (which both unfortunately isn’t the case in all hostels). It was nice that the dorm had it’s own bathroom en-suite. It was very clean and well thought through. They have a fun evening program every night and offer yoga classes in the mornings and evening which is very cool. The staff were all nice and fun without any exceptions. Always helpful and communicative. The wristbands you get when you stay at the hostel are a nice idea and a nice souvenir on top.
Cons: The only suggestion is that it would’ve been nice to have hand soap in the dorm bathroom for everyone to use. It would’ve been easier to manage than always having to take your own soap with you every time you need to use the bathroom or just wanting to wash your hands.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: All the staff was very helpful and friendly. They organized interesting and fun events at night, I Loved the salsa dancing night. The hostel is clean, safe, has comfortable kitchen and lounging areas. Definitely will recommend to stay at Tribu!.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: personal was super friendly and lovely, helped you to book you tours or recommended the best spots or restaurants close to the place, 2 mins to get to the beach, 10 mins to ferry, evening programm with different activities
Palapas del Sol - Holbox - Building
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8.9 Excellent (491 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Set on the beautiful beach of Holbox Island, this accommodation offers privacy within a walking distance from the town centre. Palapas Del Sol features air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and a pool. Rooms at Del Sol are set in 6 beach cottages that feature local palapa architecture with palm-thatched roofs. The cottages have their own terrace with hammocks and there are mosquito nets on each window. The interiors of the rooms feature tiled floors and Mexican décor. Each comes with a private bathroom and an iPod docking station on the seating area. There is also a hammock inside each room. Palapas Del Sol has an outdoor pool set on the beach sand, featuring views of the Caribbean Sea. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are offered at Del Sol, serving traditional dishes made with local produce and organic food.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Our view was awesome. Staff was nice and helpful anytime we needed anything. Very clean resort. Free breakfast. I loved it so much I'm looking at coming back at the end of the year.
Cons: Nothing
7.5 Good
Pros: We were on our honeymoon so the hotel upgraded us to a lovely room with a beautiful sea view! It’s a cute hotel, the staff are nice not massively helpful but if you’re looking for a place to relax and do nothing but swim and read this is the place for you.
Cons: The helpfulness of the staff could have been better!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location!
Cons: There was a very loud party at a neighboring property the last night we were there. It kept me awake until at least 2 am.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Incredible lovely staff, charming boutique hotel with absolutely beautiful ocean view and sunset. All perfect we loved it! Looking forward to go back... hopefully soon
Cons: The all property is great
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Incredible hotel, right on the beach! Breakfast was great every day and all the staff were so nice and friendly. Pure paradise. Thanks so much to the staff.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: my boyfriend and i love this boutique hotel- we are already planning a trip back. It is very charming, with personal touches of decor and design details- the vibe is laid back with the hammocks provided for each and every room. Our room was the best in my opinion, as it was situated on the main floor with a direct ocean view. The the interior walls made out of Mexican stone with hidden "Heart shaped" pieces strategically placed, you have to look closely to be able to see . Such a perfect place to sit on the beach and read a book all week long. The beach was equally delightful. With individual palapas that have hammocks and loungers, you really feel like you have your own private spot on the ocean. The location is far enough away from the town so it peaceful, but still close enough to walk. The breakfast included was delicious, and the staff were exceptional- helpful and caring- everyone treated us like we were family. I opted to pay extra for the "massage on the beach" and wow- was that one of the best in my life. Our EVERYDAY conversation until we get there again... "remember when we were hammocking on the beach at Palapas Del Sol???"
9.2 Excellent
Pros: It was very quiet and the room has a fantastic view and hammocks. The beach is right in front of the beach and there are a lot of restaurants nearby the hotel.
Cons: The bed sheets were a little uncomfortable for me (in general I am very sensitive with fabric textures).
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was wonderful as were the welcome snacks and beers. The service on the beach was attentive and welcoming. The rooms were absolutely beautiful. Also, you can't beat the beachfront location.
Cons: I honestly can't think of anything I didn't like.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: What a gem by the emerald waters of the Yucatan. Small, quiet and lovely. The staff are kind and perfectly not overly attentive. If you want loud music, poolside service and to slurp down as many margaritas as possible this is not for you. If you want the dignity of getting up and walking 20 feet to get your own beer at the beachside bar - this is for you (and me). Delicious food. No reason to leave Palapas del Sol for anything except Whale Sharks.
Cons: Ok, a bit of construction noise but people do have to work for a living so go take a walk on the white powder sand beach and chill.
5.8 Okay
Pros: The property is right on the beach, has good shaded sun loungers and hammocks and a decent pool. Beach is beautiful. Breakfast was very good.
Cons: It was expensive for the quality of facilities and general feel, I would suggest it’s overpriced, although I think this part of the island is generally. Tv had no international channels so pointless for us. The main issue however, which completely ruined our first full day and impacted our entire stay, was the construction noise next door. 9 hours of drilling and hammering a day, extremely loud and no break. Complained and got moved but the noise still impacted the entire beach area. There was also work happening on the other side of the property, so a peaceful and tranquil break it was not!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff is very nice, the room amazing and clean, the location is great...perfect for a break from everything!
Cons: The only small thing is that the wifi was slow, but for the rest is perfect!!
Villa Los Mangles Hotel - Holbox - Bedroom
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8.9 Excellent (147 reviews)
Overview Reviews
This complex is located in a quiet area of Holbox Island, a natural paradise in the Mexican Caribbean, 80 km north of Cancun. It is situated only 80 metres from the beach and a 10-minute walk from the town centre. There is a 24-hour reception and free on-site parking at the family-run Villa Los Mangles. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas. Rooms and suites feature a fridge, fans and private bathroom with shower and free toiletries. The suites feature air conditioning, a satellite TV and a fully equipped kitchen, while the double room offers a satellite TV, air conditioning and sea views. The Triple Room does not offer air conditioning. At Los Mangles you can book several activities, including whaleshark snorkelling, fishing and horse riding trips, as well as bicycle and golf cart rental. Kiteboarding classes, massage service and currency exchange are also available.
6.7 Good
Pros: The hotel had a nice jungle feel. Christine who checked us in was very nice and gave us useful information. She let us keep our luggage in the room after the check out time, which we appreciated.
Cons: In the living space, the two (2) benches that were fixed to the wall and floor were very uncomfortable after about 10 minutes of sitting on them. The concrete curved couch was too high off the floor and it was almost impossible for one person to find a comfortable way to sit on it, never mind two persons. But mostly I did not appreciate their payment system. I was stuck with a $25 US service charge to use PayPal because the hotel does not accept major credit cards. I feel that the PayPal service charge should be absorbed by the hotel, not the client. We did not like the location because the surrounding roads were flooded and it was very difficult to walk around the very large puddles. This I suppose is not the hotel's fault, but it was still a big inconvenience, especially when trying to navigate the roads in the dark.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The apartment was absolutely lovely and just a 3 min. walk away from the beach. It was really quiet and private with an own terrace and hammock. We always had enough drinking water provided with a 20L water tank that was filled when it was empty. All the people who work at Los Mangles are really nice and helpful with everything. We will definitely come back!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Very helpful and super friendly staff. It’s the perfect stay if you want something quiet and close to the beach. 2 minutes walk to the beach and 5-10 minutes to the centre where all the restaurants are. Would highly recommend this place!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: awesome place
Cons: not applicable, didn’t like to leave
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were very kind and gave us information about were to go
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Cristina is very good host she gave us a few advices for exploring the island, she very kind person
Cons: Everything was good
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Very clean and quiet place. Large room (with a kitchenette, living room area etc.). This place is away from the noisy centre, but within 15 mins walk. Very close to the beach too. I'd 100% recommend it.
Cons: This place is really in the mangroves so there are mosquitos. Remember to bring a repellent (ideally the one you can plug in the wall so that you get rid of them :)
9.6 Excellent
Pros: A beautiful villa with very friendly and welcoming staff. The entire villa including the outside area was very clean and tidy. The villa is close to the beach and only a short walk to the centre of Holbox. I would definitely recommend this villa to anyone. We look forward to returning one day! Thank you to Antoine, Cristy and of course Xhura!
4.2 Okay
Pros: Nothing
Cons: It smelled of sewage and was back in the jungle so a zillion mosquitos. We left after 1 night. Had booked for 3
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great hosts, very helpful and also a good and quiet location, very close to the beach. It is not exactly in the centre, but the village is small, so it is not far. I recommend you rent a bike in town. Room was spacious and very clean and kept so for my stay. Kitchenette was great equipped.
Cons: the scorpion in my bathroom, but that is something you gotta deal with, when you stay in a tropical region. would have been nice to be able to use the upstairs terrace, which is huge but only meant for the upstairs room/apartment. but the sunset on the beach is not less spectacular (i guess).
Casa Del Viento - Holbox - Bedroom
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8.8 Excellent (776 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Offering a restaurant for breakfast and dinner, Casa del Viento is located in Holbox Island, just a short 1-minute walk from the Caribbean Sea. Free Wi-Fi access is available. The air-conditioned rooms here include a desk, a safety-deposit box and a private bathroom with a shower and toilet. Guests can enjoy a lounge where they can connect to wi-fi and if they wish play board games. The front desk organizes retreats during the year like yoga, photography, cooking, and others. The hotel offers a wellness corner with spa services like massages, body treatments, pedicure and manicure with an extra charge. Restaurants, bars and shops can be found within a 5-minute walk from Casa del Viento, while the ferry station to Chiquila is just 500 metres away. The property offers free parking.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: the staff is very friendly and helpful. it is very close from the beach. the breakfast is delicious.
7.5 Good
Pros: - Room is exactly like pics - beautiful, big and clean; - mini fridge in the room works well - great AC - TV with really good speakers - Very close to the beach and "downtown" - Toiletries - good quality
Cons: - There are no facilities in the hotel. Even the yoga room is paid (and it's not cheap). Considering the price you pay, they should provide something for free. - Staff - One of the worst experiences in my life. I travel A LOT since I was very little and this definitely will make me not return to this place. I booked my room less than 2 hours before my arrival. I wasn't sure if I was going to stay 1 or 2 nights, so, by mistake (with 2 windows open) I booked the 2 nights. Well, the 1st receptionist was nice and explained to us that next day I could talk to the manager and see about the refund but "should be ok if I talk to her early morning and explain that I arrived late the day before". The receptionist next day said she was the manager (I still cannot believe) and she was absurdly RUDE AND UNPROFESSIONAL to me, saying things like "You don't even pay for the deposit that we asked before you arrived, you paid everything here, this was already an exception " (what?! How could I deposit if 1 hour later I was there?! No sense...) and, in a nice way, I asked for a refund. After a while, She said that she is going to refund 50% of the 2nd night. I try to ask for a bit more, once I booked later and I saw MANY people coming after booking last minute but her arguments were never "I am sorry we can't" but "you don't know how hotel business works (!!)" "I am already being very flexible to you offering some refund" "Go read booking.com rules first (!!!)" "the receptionist from last night don't know how the business here works (?!)" and more. Yes, in the beginning, I was very calm and waiting to talk to the manager and/or the owner but she was rude from the first sentence that came out of her mouth. There was a guy that works for the hotel too and he was ridicule rude as well.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I loved staying at this sweet little hotelito! The staff was lovely, and I absolutely adored the suite I stayed in. The design is so cute - such cool lighting on the wood above the bed! I enjoyed relaxing in the hammock and slept like a dream in the comfortable bed with all those pillows. Plenty of hot water in the spacious shower, and was happy to discover they provided fresh water, a bluetooth speaker, and a little fridge in the room, too. Super walkable/close to the center & easy to rent a bike there on-site if you want to explore further. Would absolutely stay here again & recommend it to friends!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The design, staff was super friendly and helped with lots of information, yoga offer, rooms great size and comfortable big bed, we didn't recognize the music at night as often read in comments, great location
Cons: Nothing
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The deco was very beautiful. All tho, the AC wasn't working quite good. the room smelled of enclosed and damp. It would be perfect if you had a place in the beach.
Cons: The deco was very beautiful. All tho, the AC wasn't working quite good. the room smelled of enclosed and damp. It would be perfect if you had a place in the beach.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Location is great.
Cons: As everyone else has said, it’s noisy! We didn’t sleep super well.
7.1 Good
Pros: Perfect location just seconds from the beach and a couple of minutes walk to the town. Staff were very nice
Cons: Hotel was not worth the money, rooms very dark and basic with old bathrooms needing updating. Very poor WiFi and lack of facilities like bar area
9.6 Excellent
Pros: This is such a charming place, the rooms have local touches with hammocks and driftwood, and the breakfast area is under a spacious palapa with a communal vibe (nice chats with other travelers at breakfast). There are lots of options like yoga classes, rent a bike, whale-shark excursions. The whole property is very peaceful and has beautiful gardens out back.
Cons: The AC in my room shorted out a few times, but staff fixed the problem for me. It's an island, this stuff happens.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Nice location near the beach, friendly personnel. My girlfriend was really satisfied with the Yoga lesson.
Cons: I missed wall outlets on the side of the beds.
Las Nubes De Holbox - Holbox - Bedroom
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8.8 Excellent (335 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you a stay at Las Nubes de Holbox in Isla Holbox, you'll be on the waterfront, just steps from Punta Coco and Holbox Church. Featured amenities include express check-in, dry cleaning/laundry services, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and a cruise ship terminal shuttle.
6.7 Good
Pros: Very good location
Cons: Very poor staff
4.6 Okay
Cons: Awful experience. The air conditioning broke down in the middle of the night, in the morning there were no eggs or hot cakes (tow days happened this), the room flooded after a rain, they did not clean the room one day and after I asked the to do it they leave the dust remover in top of the bed!!. Overall it was a very disappointing stay
4.2 Okay
Pros: Location is nice but there are plenty of other hotels alongside this coastline. Beach okay with wooden furniture to relax. Small pools and some beds to be in the shade here and there. Bikes for free use. Restaurant staff kind.
Cons: Room was disappointing! Horrible smell. Humidity, not cleaned well. Bathroom outdated and poor. Shower with hair on the floor. No comfort in the room. All furniture was poor. Bed okay, but very short. I had booked 2 single double beds and only got 1. So they brought in a childrens single bed for my son, but it was right under the AC so no way to sleep with the noise and cold. Room full of musquitos so all night trying to kill them because you were eaten by them otherwise. They come in under the doors and windows and through roof and since there was no musquitonet above the bed it was a never ending fight. Dinner was not great. Octopus was like chewing gum. You could not sit outside with all musquitos . Inside okay. Breakfast buffet (included) was restricted to some fruits and few dry rolls with jam. We ordered pancakes and eggs from the menu (additional cost) and that was fine. Staff showed unfortunately no feelings of understanding and not willing to refund anything. We had booked for a week, but left the day after. They pretended as if hotel was fully booked whilst there were hardly any guests around. Website images give the idea of a luxury hotel, but it is not. So be aware of what you are looking and willing to pay for. Many cleaners working at the compound so little privacy. Even at night some were hanging out in front of our room.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything .....It’s a special place the people at the property are friendly and helpful and the location of the property is perfect for the island 10 minutes away from the center on an taxi golf cart.... can’t wait to go back next year
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Great location and very friendly staff. The onsite restaurant is good but expensive. Beach bar has a great crew. Pools and shared spaces are great.
Cons: The decor in the rooms was really lacking and some parts of the facilities seemed a little dilapidated. The location of the hotel is a two-edged sword. It's great to be on a remote part of the beach, but you are really isolated. It's difficult to make your way to town for a cheaper meal or some variety, or to buy supplies.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The ambiance and location were supurb. The Staff was excellent. The breakfast was perfect in a beautiful location, and delicious. I would recommend this place to anyone who is visiting Isla Holbox.
Cons: I had no complaints
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The location and style of the hotel were the selling point and they did not disappoint! Emily Rejun Garcia at reception was friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable!! She definitely added a plus to our stay!!
Cons: The food at the restaurant was not necessarily the greatest! We only had dinner there once on the first night and it really didnt meet our expectations, maybe we should have gave it a second try...
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Clean rooms, beautiful view. Right on the beach.
7.5 Good
Pros: I'm not a breakfast eater but people really enjoyed the food. Fruit was fresh. Bar outside was great.
Cons: Water pressure was really weak and the hot water took awhile but I expected it. Instead I took quick cool showers. Sometimes I like it, sometimes I didn't.
7.5 Good
Pros: The place is beautiful and probably one of the best since the hotel is last in line so less people on its beach. The staff is very nice, very helpful, very nice The restaurant is great
Cons: Wifi unavailable. Only at reception. Unacceptable for 2019. When you pay so much for a room you should be able to have wifi for free in the entire hotel
Villas HM Palapas del Mar - Holbox - Bedroom
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8.7 Excellent (696 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Villas HM Palapas del Mar in Isla Holbox, you'll be on the beach, just steps from Holbox Beach and Punta Coco. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Spacious clean rooms and well maintained.
Cons: Could have more umbrellas for shade as strong sun and more seating around the pool.
2.5 Mediocre
Pros: To make a long story short - the room service captain made me cry. He literally made me cry. I returned a pizza that I found really bad, the taste was awful and I knew it would have made us sick. He came to our room past 8pm and started to yell at me! Saying I was wrong, the pizza is great, I was the reason they had to waste a good pizza and that from now on they won’t serve me any food that has any of those ingredients. I was shocked. He wouldn’t stop going on and on about how I don’t know anything , kept saying ur wrong ur wrong. I got so upset I started crying, then he left saying he has more important clients to talk to. I was shocked. I informed the hotel reception and they did nothing. Will never return again. When I told him I will write a bad review because of his actions , he said he didn’t care because 99% of the responses were good. I have many friends with many touristic businesses around Mexico. I promise u I will make sure the any client and tourist they know will hear about this. Never again.
Cons: All of the above.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Staff, location, pool, food
Cons: It was our second time at palapas del mar, and we were dissapointed with thw room, the shower didnt work, the room was behind the skybar And the noise and music untill 12 pm or even more was very annoying, the AA not very good either. We asked yo change room and It got better but not like 2 years ago.
7.9 Good
Pros: Location The room.
Cons: The buffet. Some rooms sold with sea view, but sea cannot be seen.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The architecture concept of the hotel is beautiful. It has all the commodities a 5 star hotel needs but preserves the beach “palapa” vibe of Mexico’s coast. Our room had a private pool where we could relax after a day enjoying the nice beach right outside the hotel. The staff was really nice (specially the waiters at the restaurant) and the food was always fresh (specially the ceviche!)
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Great room with a private plunge pool, clean and comfortable bed, close to amenities and beach
Cons: We went on the whale shark tour and were asked if we had any medical problems which we didn’t have. The boat ride was horrific hitting big waves at a fast speed to get to the whale sharks. One wave hit the boat and I hurt my back in impact. The two guys the skipper and marinero were disgusting. They didn’t help me ask me how I was they ignored me. My family and the other people on the boat assisted me and helped me get off the boat six hours later in Holbox. Turns out I fractured my vertebrae and had emergency surgery a few days later. My back was in perfect condition before the trip. Please for anyone who’s ants to do this trip recommended by this hotel with this tour company please take this into consideration that it’s a rough boat ride and I would not take my kids or go again on this excursion. The water is rough where you swim with the whale sharks and it’s a horrible journey to get there.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The breakfast was fabulous. The micheladas were the best I've ever had. The service was excellent and everyone was friendly and helpful. The guests are a mix of couples and families but never felt overcrowded. Everyone was able to get a bed to lay in the sun and have privacy. The most beautiful place I have ever stayed at. I will definitely be back!
Cons: Wifi wasn't great but then it forces you to get off your phone which I didn't mind. The one ATM that dispenses pesos was down one night, but it was manageable.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Great location, rooms were big. Bed was huge!
4.2 Okay
Cons: We were there for our honeymoon, and explained that to the hotel months before our arrival and we got a room with two separate beds right next to the kitchen. We could hear staff cooking, talking and arranging everything for breakfast at 6am. The staff at reception was unfriendly and didn't try to compensate us for that. We had a booking for 10 nights and we only stayed one night. Worst experience I have had in a hotel so far.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The room, the regular pool and the pool on the balcony , breakfast was ok.
Cons: Not enough shade in the upper pool, some of the staff in the reception weren’t nice. For example one of them disturbed our afternoon rest to test their phone with some tech guy, even though we told them we are busy and they tried again. Sun beds on the beach could have been nice, other hotels have it.
Villas Tiburon - Holbox - Beach
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8.6 Excellent (766 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Villas Tiburon in Isla Holbox, you'll be on the beach, just steps from Holbox Beach and Punta Coco. The front desk is staffed during limited hours.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The beach, service, and food are amazing. I loved their commitment to being environmentally responsible. They provide free purified water so guests dont need to buy plastic bottles.
Cons: I was informed this is changing Sept. 15th, 2019 and management was more than helpful in resolving. The beach at the hotel is actually so great it is a destination for tours. The problem is the beach staff reserve beds and cabanas for these tours leaving them empty but reserved all morning till early afternoon. Again, once requested the management assisted and explained due to this issue they have made new arrangements.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Great beachfront property on Isla Holbox. Lovely gardens and relaxing areas and fantastic roof top pool and bar. I liked staying a little away from the town centre and the walk up the beach (about 20 mins) was beautiful and one of my favourite parts of the stay. Excellent sized and very clean family room and helpful staff.
Cons: no water on last morning but I think this is a risk on the island. We were leaving early, so the hotel didn't have time to rectify.
7.5 Good
Pros: Beach across from hotel is beautiful and rooms are very spacious.
Cons: On our last full day at the hotel there was a very bad stench in the shower area. We were told that there was a sewage back up and the problems being worked on. When we returned to our room very late that night, it was strongly smelling of bleach. So much so, I was coughing throughout the night. The front office was closed for the night so I couldn't request a room change. We opened the terrace door to get as much fresh air in as possible.
7.9 Good
Pros: Nicely located at the end of the beach (approx. 15minutes walking to the center). Free sunbeds if you are quick enough in the morning. Free drinking water refill. Good bistro next to beach & pool bar on the roof.
Cons: Rooms and bathrooms are just okay.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Great location on the beach but just a little further out than expected - apart from that everything else was perfect and great rooftop pool/bar
Cons: Location slightly further up the beach than expected so took a while to walk to town, just got a taxi which the hotel arranged promptly
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The location and rooftop bar were the BEST !
Cons: The restaurant downstairs - Mosquito….nobody speak English, the meal is not good (I had a serious stomach problems after dinner).
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved that the property was away from the center of town and had a beautiful private beach. It was super clean and used eco-friendly practices.
Cons: The swimming pools were small and more geared towards adults lounging. We were traveling with 2 kids so I bigger pool would have been nice.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Pool bar is incredible
Cons: Food very average in restaurant, room basic but fine and air con was good
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Everything. Watching the breathtaking sunset on an hammock from the sea (or the swimming pool) with a delicious cocktail in your hand is a an experience everybody shall try.
Cons: WiFi was really poor
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful hotel and great location next to the beach. Super pretty sunset bar with great cocktails and and nice vibe. We loved the staff very much, helped us with all our questions and even provided a hotel buggy, when we struggled to get a taxi.
Overview Reviews
A stay at Beachfront Hotel La Palapa - Adults Only places you in the heart of Isla Holbox, steps from Holbox Beach and Punta Coco. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, multilingual staff, and luggage storage.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The beach was 2 steps away from the hotel! The view from the room is amazing.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: staff if very friendly, vibe is relaxing and the beach is incredible
Cons: nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Perfect location, stunning beach on their door steep. Paradise! Loved their cocktails, breakfast and bar snacks were yummy. They organised a fantastic trip around the Island which was well worth the money. The bedroom was clean. I particularly loved the unique design of the bathroom and the hammock on the balcony. Can't wait to return to Holbox and I would definately stay here again!
Cons: Nothing
4.6 Okay
Pros: the location was nice and so was the stuff
Cons: the place was pretty run down and old, the walls were stained. It would have been fine it was more budget accommodation but it was very expensive for what you get.
6.7 Good
Pros: Amazing location right on the beach, which was beautiful and clean and had very little seaweed while we were there in June. Conveniently located near most of the bars, restaurants, and shops. Staff was friendly and helpful for the most part...
Cons: My wife and I both got horribly sick after eating a vegetable quesadilla at the hotel's restaurant. Mentioned to the hotel staff that I believed this was the cause, since we both started vomiting 4-6 hours after the meal. They didn't seem to take this complaint seriously and suggested it must have been something else we ate. They did call in a doctor though, who helped my wife feel better. But the doctor also overprescribed us various drugs, including antibiotics, which were unnecessary and actually made my sickness much worse. It took about two weeks for my stomach to fully recover. Also, water at the hotel was shut off for the better part of two days while we were there. When we asked the front desk staff about what the problem was, we received different answers. One receptionist mentioned the whole island was having an issue with their water, but when we checked with another hotel, the other hotel said they weren't having any issues with their water. Therefore, I would have appreciated greater transparency from our hotel regarding the mysterious water problem. Also, our room was really nice and included a balcony with a hammock, but for the price, I believe it should have included a mini fridge.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The location, the atmosphere, the room ❤️❤️ and super friendly personnel. We loved everything about Palapa. A must stay when at Holbox!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The location was perfect.
Cons: Bar staff
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is right in front of the beach, they have a bar outside with food and drinks, great to relax. The room facing the sea is fantastic, very spacious and comfortable. Helpful staff.
Cons: Nothing really bad to mention, just the wifi was pretty much inexistent, but no big deal.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I liked we were right on the beach and had a view of the sunset from our balcony. Nice beach area with palm trees and quaint restaurant / bar. Level of clientele was nice.
Cons: No TV's but that is my issue. At check in they can offer you more info about the property.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Everything! This hotel has a nice quiet private part of the beach and the rooms were immaculate. Really unique aspects such as a panoramic roof terrace, shell shower heads and hammocks in the rooms. Completely perfect island escape.
Cons: Would have been nice to have a plunge pool or for the jacuzzi on the roof to work - but then again the beach is right at your toes.
8.5 Excellent
Pros: Staff was very friendly and helpful. Lots of lounge chairs on the beachfront
Cons: Breakfast not included
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Holbox Dream Beach Front Hotel by Xperience Hotels in Isla Holbox, you'll be on the beach, just steps from Holbox Beach and Punta Coco. Featured amenities include multilingual staff and luggage storage.
6.2 Good
Pros: The location on the beach is its saving grace.
Cons: The service at the hotel was almost amusingly indifferent. The front desk staff were of no use for any questions (yet for some reason about ten of them lingered there). The hotel has different level rooms and my understanding is that third floor rooms are nice and private, but our second floor pool facing room almost felt like a hostel - we heard every move of our neighbors and of the entire hotel. There is zero privacy. The beach access is great but since the room has no beach view it almost makes more sense to book a nicer place a few blocks from the beach. The hotel is clean but definitely very basic.
7.5 Good
Pros: Breakfast was good.
Cons: Waiting for water and hour after check in
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing place and hospitality! The crew was great, location was amazing and the hotel was a dream!
6.7 Good
Pros: Very nice beach front
Cons: They charged 20 USD / night for our dog! They didn't mentioned this super high price anywhere in their listing. The WIFI didn't worked at all. Construction was going on all day long making much noise.
7.1 Good
Pros: Beachfront location, near the center of the little town. Our room was spacious and quiet.
Cons: The restaurant and breakfast were poor quality. The pool and the common facilities could be cleaner.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The proximity to the beach. The beach club.
Cons: No where to clean sand from our feet before going into the room. They just came into our room to do repairs while we were in there. That should be done while the room is empty.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Helpful staff, amazing and friendly bartenders ( special greeting to Fidel ), we had the condo apartment over the reception, which we loved because it was huge. We had a water dispenser with a 20l gallon, WiFi, outdoor area, quiet A/C and awesome breakfast. Loved the beach club, the area where our apartment was is so quiet in the night !!!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: This beautiful hotel is in an amazing location - it has direct access to the beach, but is also only a 5-10 minute walk from the center of the island with its restaurants and cafes. It's close enough to be convenient but far away enough to still feel private. The staff is incredibly kind and helpful, making recommendations and working with us through some scheduling changes. The rooms were extremely clean and relaxing, and the hammocks on our balcony were a great place to unwind.
Cons: The wifi is spotty, though this is true on most of the island. We were also had sporadic issues with the water not flowing to the shower and believe that this is because we were on the third floor; our friends on the ground floor did not have any issues with water pressure.
7.9 Good
Pros: The location is excellent! The hotel leads right onto the beach and has a great beach/lounge area right on the water! It was beautiful! The hotel and staff were great and the hotel in general has a nice beach/relaxed decor and vibe and we really enjoyed our stay there!
Cons: There was an issue on the first night where the hotel (and the island as a whole) ran out of water, it took a few hours to get fixed (which wasn’t the hotel’s fault as it was an issue on the entire island) but it just meant we couldn’t shower or use the loo when we got there
8.5 Excellent
Pros: Beach front ,open dining, great location , friendly staff
Cons: Room not very welcoming, no art work , no coffee machine, just very plain. But for the price , it will do
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Holbox Dream was amazing, would recommend to anyone looking to visit Holbox! Wish I never had to leave!
6.7 Good
Pros: This hotel is located directly on the beach two blocks from the center so it’s close enough to access restaurants yet far enough to avoid noisy night lift. Staff are friendly and informative. Cleaning staff are pleasant and do a superb job. There is a restaurant that only serves breakfast ( included in the room ). There are two small wading pools but they were green with algae
Cons: I was not refunded for early departure of one day/night. The food for breakfast was poor quality. There was no shower or tap water for most of the days except for 15- 30 minutes each day if that. The kitchen ( the reason I rented the room) had no dish towel or cloth, no sharp knife, no bowl for mixing, no workable large pan only two broken beaten pans and a new one egg pan, simply unacceptable! The toilet worked off and on due to a faulty tank mechanism.
Villas HM Paraiso Del Mar - Holbox - Building
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8.5 Excellent (1,113 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Villas HM Paraiso del Mar in Isla Holbox, you'll be on the beach, just steps from Holbox Beach and Punta Coco. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request).
5.8 Okay
Pros: Location is good. Swimming pool is dirty. Staff at reception quite slow and not very customer oriented.
Cons: Nature, possibility of late check out.
7.9 Good
Pros: Very cool tree house like accomadation. Probably one of the nicest hotels in Holbox. We paid 127 USD which included all taxes and breakfast, which was a great selection.
Cons: Took a while to check in. A lot of talking. Also room could have been a bit cleaner.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The location and the comfort
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The location and the breakfast
Cons: Too many insects
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Great location, beautiful beach. Food in general is good. Good value for money
Cons: I liked everything in general
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Food and the rooms. Location was spot on
2.9 Mediocre
Pros: I liked very little about this hotel and would not recommend it to anyone. I would advise anyone thinking of staying here to save their pennies and stay in the HM Palapas next door or Hotel Flamingo.
Cons: I can honestly say I liked very little about this hotel. Right from our arrival, I wanted to leave! The reception staff did not smile once (and looked glum during our entire stay!) and seemed reluctant to help. We were shown to a room which was round a dark corner by signs telling us to beware of dangerous electricals. Our room was dark and frankly depressing. The paint was peeling off the walls and the bathroom smelt of sewage. We were woken our first morning at 6.45am by the room below hauling metal trunks from their room onto the patio apparently for a model shoot. We then moved to a different room with a large double bed and a small double, for the three of us, but with only one bedside table and one bedside light to share! We were also expected to unpack for the three of us into three very small shelves. When I asked where I should put all our clothes, they said most people kept them in their suitcases!!! There wasn't a single ledge to put toiletries or suncreams etc and the shower I had to keep shampoos and gels on the floor. We were also woken every morning at 7am by screaming children and the room above. There is no soundproofing. The pool is far too small (overflowing with kids) and surrounded by jungle, so extremely dark and feels very penned in. This also made it a mosquito haven so anyone unfortunate enough to be sitting round the pool got eaten alive!! I noticed that most other hotels along the beach have the pools overlooking the beach with a lovely beach bar and view. The beach bar was a rather neglected affair set far back from the beach which was a shame as Edwin and Epifanea were the the only charming staff there and totally wasted in an empty bar. The patch of beach which the hotel claim as theirs is the only area along the whole stretch which does not offer shade. All other hotel have parasols or lovely thatched little cabana style roofs. This meant that no one lay on the beach as with only sun loungers, the heat was too intense.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location, all inclusive quality and price , space for kids to run around and the iguanas!. Also Luis from the midnight shift was amazingly helpful when my kid got sick and he took us to the doctor at 2am, waited for us and brought us back since there are no taxis at that time at night.
Cons: customer service is not always their highest priority
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Very beautiful and tasteful hotel. Friendly professional staff. Comfortable and quiet.
Cons: The food was a bit bland. Also would have preferred to have the beach sitting area to be located closer to the water.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Best part about this accommodation was the location being on the sea front. Cleaners did a different design with towels per day which was pleasant. Restaurant offered Buffett style menu with drinks included. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. Welcome drink on arrival was a nice touch. Bottle of wine and fruit as an anniversary gift was a nice touch.
Cons: Restaurant closed at 22:00 which is to early. Our first room allocated was very disappointing (104) it had a very strong sewer smells that were of putting and uncomfortable. The room was changed to a different one but some one else would have been allocated that room, need to sort that problem out. New room allocated , toilet wouldn’t flush away, so for the first two days we had to call reception to to assist but The toilet wasn’t repaired until the 3rd day. This should have been sorted straight away as it’s a fundamental basic requirement for any room. But not good on a romantic break having to call reception to sort the toilet. WiFi didn’t work for the first 24hours, not a major issue but the hotel advertises it has WiFi. Water to the room stopped working on the day of check out taking a long time to sort. Glass was broken in the pool which closed the swimming pool off but water not drained out to clean! Why they allow glass around a pool is beyond me. The hotel is good but lots of work needed to be made exceptional as it has the location.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was great, the rooms were cozy and pretty and the food and drinks are delicious.
7.1 Good
Pros: Lots of plants and the staff is excellent. The rooms and bathrooms are spacious.
Cons: No WIFI the entire week at the hotel. Not acceptable and very disappointing. It was not fixed in a weeks time. The drinks were only so/so.
Hotel Amaite And Spa - Holbox - Bedroom
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8.5 Excellent (622 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Hotel Amaite and Spa in Isla Holbox, you'll be steps from Holbox Beach and Punta Coco. Featured amenities include luggage storage and a safe deposit box at the front desk.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice location on the beach and close to town. The hotel is very nice and the rooms are airconditioned!
Cons: Nothing. Everything was great.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Everything was amazing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is right on the beach and people that are passing by are not allowed to stay on the beach. Its guests only. The food is great and the staff in the restaurant is very friendly. Excellent beach service aswell. Take a massage by Elsa while you are there.
Cons: The beds are hard as the usually are in mexico. Its close to Hot Corner with music at night that sometimes keeps you from sleeping.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: This beach front property with it’s own private beach including sun beds is situated ideally on the island Holbox. Directly at sea and in the centrum of the city: best of both worlds!
Cons: In one word: perfect. The only small downside is that depending on the night you can hear some music from pubs downtown. Not bad at all but if I have to give a comment about anything this is the only “bad” thing.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Great staff, really friendly and helpful. Super location! Private beach and enough beach beds for everybody (without having to reserve). Rooms are nicely decorated. Pretty view of the ocean and beach from the room.
Cons: The double bed is a bit small for two people. (Two normally sized people touch shoulders when both lying on back and edge of bed...) Wifi really bad - but that's so on the whole island. Breakfast only includes coffee, 2 slices of bread, fruitjuice and fruit. The rest costs extra.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is on a beautiful and quiet beach, every room faces the sea. The room was spacious and clean, the a/c easy to adjust All staff very very kind, we needed extra help and they gave us immediately as better as they can. I would really recommend this hotel
Cons: Nothing!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Great location, weaking up in the morning and you're at a beautiful beach. Only place in mexico where we had no seaweed.
Cons: bad wifi, but it's an island so completly normal. Breakfast could be a little bigger
7.5 Good
Pros: Perfect location, really nice beach
Cons: In the weekend there is live music at the bar behind the hotel which can be heard in the room.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Great location at the beach, nice rooms, great sunset! A lot of space for our family of 5.
Cons: We were a bit surprised that the hotel does not offer the possibility of having an early coffee. We did not have any facility like a fridge or heated water cooker on the room and were completely dependent of the hotel. We booked a boat trip that left at 08.00 and there was no possibility for early coffee or breakfast. The breakfast is not very big. You have to order extra. Communication can be beter about the possibility of ordering extra from a menu. I asked for yoghurt and noticed a day later that it is available for an extra fee.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Right on the beach, perfectly located. Delicious continental breakfast included.
Cons: The rooms are supposed to have oceanview but all the view is blocked by palm trees
Hotel Casa Barbara - Holbox - Building
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8.4 Excellent (266 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Hotel Casa Barbara, you'll be centrally located in Isla Holbox, steps from Holbox Beach and Punta Coco. Featured amenities include multilingual staff and a safe deposit box at the front desk.
7.5 Good
Pros: Great location, no fuss, comfy bed and clean
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Really nice staff here, some reviews said the pool wasn’t working or that water was weak but found the pool really nice and the shower was hot and strong! Great quiet hideaway and a great price!
Cons: The room could of had better lighting like a side lamp but that’s just being fussy!
7.1 Good
Pros: The location was near the ferry and away from all the restaurants and bars just enough to have a quiet peaceful evening. I really liked the shower.
Cons: The room did not smell very good. It was damp and needed a dehumidifier. I asked for a fan but they could not provide one. The room doesn't get much natural light.
7.5 Good
Pros: The hotel was clean and calm. The host is understanding.
Cons: I didn’t like to kill 40 mosquitos in my first room. Fortunately the host give us a new clean room after 1 hour of killing mosquitos with hand and product. The stay would have been very better if we had the second room in the beginning.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: I was so surprised at our stay in Casa Barbara, Angel and his colleague were just so so friendly, and kind and they made our stay perfect. I truly believe if the breakfast was laid out a bit better, with some fruit this would push your ratings even higher. It is the only section that I feel needs attention, but I loved casa Barbara, staff are what makes it amazing!!
Cons: The breakfast lacked a little attention
6.3 Good
Pros: Close by to the ferry and the Main Street of shops. The pool was clean and
Cons: Well... We had to pay for the room by converting US dollars to Mexican pasos and pay on our Australian card so there was 3 currency transactions. I think this is a scam to get more money depending on the exchange rate for he US dollar. The house cleaning woke us up banging on the door at 9:30am on our first morning asking to clean the room. She then came back at 10:30 banging asking to clean while we were still in the room. After coming back from a day trip, the room had not been made and when I asked the front desk to make the room he said they were not available and was a bit angry that we had asked him. Considering the price of the hotel - we would expect the room to be cleaned each day. He said he could give us new sheets if we wanted but didn't have a sign to let the cleaners know not to wake us up again the next morning. There were only 2 pronged power points in the room unlike most of Mexico so we had to charge our tech out in the garden where we found the right PowerPoint. There was no sunny areas around the pool and the day beds were along the main path in and out of the hotel making it awkward to sit there as they were not in the pool area. There were only Spanish channels on the tv. We wouldn't recommend this stay due to the high price and low service levels.
7.5 Good
Pros: Right in the middle of town, it was close to everything… had a nice lush tropical garden as well With a beautiful swimming pool.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Small, familiar Hotel with beautiful exotic Garden. Rooms spacious and clean. Coffee & cake in the Morning for free! Hope we Can come back one day
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location! You could easily walk to the ferry and to the beach. It was a very nice place to stay. The hammocks outside were a great way to relax! The pool looked very inviting. The room was clean and had a decent size closet to put our luggage in to keep the room clutter free.
6.7 Good
Pros: Bed was great as was the bathroom. The front office was very curteous too.
Cons: No WiFi at all, there were no towels the first day and it’s not a 3 star hotel in my opinion. The «  Spa «  was never open when I was here and it just wasn’t a great value for the price.
Golden Paradise Beach - Holbox - Bedroom
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8.4 Excellent (252 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Golden Paradise Beach in Isla Holbox, you'll be on the beach, just steps from Holbox Beach and 13 minutes by foot from Yalahau Lagoon. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
5.4 Okay
Pros: Breakfast was no included.
Cons: Cleaner bahroom
4.2 Okay
Pros: Literally next door to the beach
Cons: Too expensive for the kind of facilities they provide. Really small rooms and low shower pressure
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Sergio, our host for the Golden Paradise hotel was absolutely amazing. He took great care of our room and kept the grounds immaculate. Location is phenomenal and literally on the beach. This is a true golden paradise
Cons: could use a softer mattress in the double standard room on main floor.
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Nice staff. Very friendly. Right on beach.
Cons: Bit of an ant problem. Small and not very bothersome.
7.5 Good
Pros: Beautiful place right on the beach. Very peaceful. Helpful staff. Surely a recommend place to spend pleasant days on holibox island.
Cons: Unfortunately it has no wifi and no breakfast. Very basic.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The location was fantastic, The view was amazing, waking up every morning to the sound of the waves
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Super location, super friendly, no breakfast but this is no problem.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Location was amazing. Staff was super helpful with everything. We swam off the hotel at nights and there bioluminescence was INCREDIBLE! We had our own personal water hammocks. Rooms were clean. Ac worked well. Fans worked well. Shower was warm enough. 1 mile stroll down the beach to get n to town or to the whale shark pier or a 15 min walk to Punta coco to see Flamingos
Cons: WiFi didn’t work. But whatever. We u plugged and enjoyed. But it’s important for some to know since some people travel and need WiFi for work etc. Needed an outdoor shower! We spent all day in and out of the ocean. A quick outdoor rinse would have been nice.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Location is beautiful, literally on the water. Rustic hotel in a very quiet area perfect to disconnect! It is simple and clean. The kindness of Sergio and his son Gabriel who were taking care of the hotel and always helping us whatever we asked them, for example ordering taxis or answering any of our questions. We liked it so much that we spent a full week there!
Cons: WiFi is very bad and only works next to the reception, but if you need to get some rest it is not too bad (and the hotel next door has very good WiFi if you absolutely need to go online) An external shower to rinse off after swimming would be a great addition to the hotel
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything, room, staff, location. Really great experience and wow what a location easily the best we have ever stayed.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Sergio the host was excellent place was rustic but in good shape everything worked, right on water, very quiet at far end of hotel strip
Cons: Would have been nice to have bikes to get into town as that is the best way to get about the island As is have take cab or walk 15-20 minutes