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Playa Mambo

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We (Mom, Dad, 15 year old boy) stayed at Playa Mambo for 5 nights last week and had a wonderful time. Is is a delightful place to truly unplug and unwind. The cabanas are comfortable and functional but if you're looking for Ritz-Carlton-style comfort, this is not your place. The rooms don't have any AC, which is perfectly fine as...

Thank Travellingman07
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Adorable place! We really enjoyed our stay at Playa Mambo to the fullest. We had a warm welcome from the staff, Sofia and Isabel, both very friendly. As we came a bit early, before check in time, we could leave our luggage at the front desk without any problems and enjoy the day at the beach! We loved our cabana...

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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We spent 8 nights at Playa Mambo in the end of March. As we are a family of five, we stayed in the largest cabana, right on the beach. The cabana is gorgeous, with a thatched roof and tastefully decorated in the local bohemian chic style. The resort is quite small and the beach has a cozy, friendly feeling. The...

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Not knowing what to expect when we got here, we were met with very friendly service, we were walked to our cabana through beautiful white sand.. it was truely magical and only steps to the beautiful beach!! Not at all resorty but so quint and wonderful, especially with the Bianco restaurant right there with delicious food!!

1Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous setting. Sofie at the reception was very friendly and accommodating. There were a lot of nice touches. Like the small water basin for rinsing your sandy feet by the door to our private bungalow. The canopy bed was very romantic. The roar of the nearby ocean, and the breeze was fantastic. We checked a few other places before landing...

Thank Travelin_mom_8
Crystal Lake, Illinois
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We spent a week at Playa Mambo over Christmas. The place is small, quiet and hospitable. The restaurant staff (Valento) and newly hired hotel staff (Sophie) were so nice and accommodated to all of our needs. We had our 20 month old daughter with us and she was able to nap in peace in the crib that the hotel provided....

2Thank Adrienne M
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Playa Mambo was great. It is one of the "eco-cabanas" literally on the beach in Tulum. I have not stayed at others, but did some research, got recommendations, and talked to people when I was there. It is slightly down the beach (south-ish) relative to the strip of hotels, but easy to walk to pretty much every restaurant or place...

Thank mbg213
Carson, California
Reviewed 14 July 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed at Playa Mambo for 5 nights and we had the best experience ever! We originally booked our stay with another hotel but they were experiencing a power outage so they referred us to Playa Mambo. I was a bit skeptical at first but my boyfriend and I are glad that we got to stay at...

2Thank Alyssa P
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Amazing staff, so friendly and attentive. The location was perfect. Such great vibes here! Relaxing and quiet, convenient location, perfect for couples. Close to some really great restaurants and bars. Food here was simple, quick, cheap and delicious. Nice healthy free breakfast served daily. Loved it and will be back. The only slight issue we had was with the wifi...

2Thank KylieMcDowell
United States
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Tulum is a terribly expensive place to visit, so Playa Mambo seemed like a good option that wouldn't break the budget. Unfortunately, what you get for the money is not worth it. We paid $150 a night for the Ocre Cabana. Cash only - extremely inconvenient. It was super hot, full of bugs, and mice even got into our bags...

2Thank Laura W

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Playa Mambo

Address: Carretera Tulum Boca Paila km 7.5 | Quintana Roo, Tulum 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range: ₹ 6,917 - ₹ 21,913 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Playa Mambo 3*
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Playa Mambo Hotel Tulum
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Get a room with ocean views, so worth it!”
KylieMcDowell, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms closer to the beach will be cooler in the night”
laurawC9380UO, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Large bungalow facing the beach is worth the extra money!”
erikao558, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“rooms near generator seem like they would be loud”
filmaker_traveler, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Only the front three have verandas.”
johny2crisps, 4 Dec 2015 | Read review
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