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Reviewed 14 September 2015

Playa Mambo was generally really lovely. Straight onto the beach, get service and beautiful cabanas. My only problem is that I have crappy temperature control issues and with no air conditioning I found the rooms a little stifling but that could just be me! Tulum is an expensive area but the happy hour and the food menu and really reasonable....

1Thank Cassandra C
Valencian Country, Spain
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Me and my partner spent a whole week in Playa Mambo cabanas and the experience was really superb. We went there looking for a quiet place to rest and enjoy the sea and we found exactly that. The cabins were ample, clean, silent and nicely decorated, with a king-size bed covered by a mosquito-net. In six nights we found zero...

Thank 66Chema
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Everyone who arrives at Tulum should know that the hotels on the beach (Zona Hotelera) are located in a national park. Because of that the hotels cant connect to the electricity lines and are not connected to water pipes. We didnt knew it when we made the reservation to Playa Mambo. There was no A/C in the room, just a...

5Thank dansha1987
Reviewed 25 July 2015

This was our first time to Tulum and the beach outside the hotel really is beautiful and we love how the bungalows and beach area at Playo Mambo have been designed. The staff were so friendly and helpful and really went out of their way to make our stay pleasant. The breakfast here was good with lovely fruit and toast...

3Thank Biffro
Vail, Colorado
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is a quaint little spot. The rooms are very cool, and each has it's color theme. Ours was fuchsia. All the rooms are very close to the beach, even if not beach front. The free breakfast was satisfying, but if you want a big breakfast, you'll have to order more. The tomatillo jelly is amazing!!!! Drinks on the beach,...

1Thank Alison2550
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Gorgeous beach, stunning garden, friendliest and most helpful staff ever! Want to wake up to the sound of waves, and the head to the buglao cafe to be greeted by shy iguanas and homemade jam and bread? This is the place for you, we just loved it and are definitely coming back. The perfect mix of eco-tourism and comfy rooms....

Thank AdventureRobert
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 16 June 2015

I had done extensive research with regards of where to stay in Tulum; wanted good location, clean, ON the beach, private bath, and all within our modest budget--Playa Mambo could not have been more perfect! Plus, the staff well exceeded our expectations and went above and beyond daily to make sure our stay was nothing but amazing! My boyfriend and...

1Thank Kikirun81
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 7 June 2015

The first and only night I stayed was enough to make me consider another place. – poorly served breakfast; – insenaly hot rooms (no a/c, so it's almost impossible to sleep); – weak shower that floods everytime you use; – weak lighting inside the room – no wifi connection (bad one on the front door); – they don't accept credit...

6Thank HelenaZollinger
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights as part of our honeymoon tour around Mexico. The rooms are beautifully decorated and furnished. No AC but there is a fan to use at night. The little beach in front of the hotel is perfect - White sand and clean, warm sea. The beachfront bar makes great cocktails and the restaurant serves a...

Thank vickatrice
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 9 May 2015

We enjoyed a perfect 5 days at Playa Mambo. Nati and Frederico and their staff took care of our every need. Isaac, Fernando and Jairo spoiled us with delicious food and drinks. Breakfast was perfect each day...we loved the presentation of the sliced local fruit with mint, toast with homemade marmalade and coffee. We also enjoyed being served fish tacos...

Thank Julie W

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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: ₹ 15,228 - ₹ 27,479 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Playa Mambo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 34
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“Get a room with ocean views, so worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles KylieMcDowell, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms closer to the beach will be cooler in the night”
 of 5 bubbles laurawC9380UO, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Large bungalow facing the beach is worth the extra money!”
 of 5 bubbles erikao558, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“rooms near generator seem like they would be loud”
 of 5 bubbles filmaker_traveler, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Only the front three have verandas.”
 of 5 bubbles johny2crisps, 4 Dec 2015 | Read review
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