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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best thing about this hostel is the staff. The breakfasts are a close second! The staff are engaging, they know your name and make the effort to get to know you even if you are there for a short while. They know a lot about the area. The blonde lady at reception (reviewing this a month later so can't...

Thank Faithalicious_x
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place with a great vibe! The hostel manager does get pretty grumpy at times which puts a damper on things. We found it extremely hard to find a place to keep cool during the days and nights. However the great food each morning definitely made up.for it!

Thank James F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super friendly staff, has events every night, great location. The only things I could complain about is that the lock to my room broke late one night, but the staff was super awesome and offered to put my valuables into a safe. Definitely would recommend!

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My recent 2 night (9, 10 Dec) stay in Room 2 (1 of 2 privates on beautiful patio) was worth the splurge (Peso Mxc 750 night-$38.50 Dbl or Sng). Good management starts at the top and the "young" (celebrating my 67th, so all's relative) owner, Jose, set the bar high. One could serve yourself coffee, tea & water then Jose...

Thank FL_NurseCat
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wow! I don't know where to begin, but I'll just start with the human part (which is in my opinion the most amazing part of this hostel) they treat you like a friend, like family, so right away you fell like home, making friend during the breakfast ( just AWESOME) the place is so cute and clean, the make amazing...

1Thank Monika F
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Hands down, the best hostel I've ever stayed in. I initially planned to stay in Tulum for 1 week but extended my stay for 2 weeks, due in large part to the amazing experience at Mama's Home. The old-school hospitality, warmth and enthusiasm of Jose and his staff is totally infectious, and made this place a real home away from...

1Thank DoctorButt
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This hostel has won HostelWorld's Best Hostel in Mexico & Best Hostel in North America. I would be inclined to agree with both. The atmosphere that Jose creates for the hostel is perfect. We met so many friends here because it is such a communal place. With that said Jose ensures that noise cuts off at night so you can...

2Thank Matt_B_Islington
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This was the best hostel experience I have ever had. The location is convenient to the main road and ADO station and a short bike ride to the beach. The beds were comfy, the dorms clean, there's free delicious breakfast, and Activities every night. Jose, Dan and Arsene are amazing people/hosts and it made all the difference! If you want...

1Thank Angelia S
Maastricht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The place looks amazing and has a really nice, easy going vibe but is great for social travellers nonetheless due to the cool patio area where everybody hangs out at evenings. Pros include great staff, cooperation with a great (small) diving company named Easy Chango and awesome breakfast (if you like french toast draped in chocolate sauce and some fruit,...

1Thank Bas W
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a week with my girlfriend in a private room. Facilities are all up to scratch, good kitchen, wifi, common areas. Bathrooms are a little dated but clean enough and have consistent hot water. Hostel policy is also conscious of guests comfort when sleeping with a clear 11pm noise cut off. The staff, atmosphere & world famous breakfasts are...

1Thank pimbolyn

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Mama's Home

Address: Calle Orion sur Entre Venus y Sol Oriente 316, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range: ₹ 1,293 - ₹ 2,451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Private rooms 1 and 2 are great if you have mobility issues and not too big a spurge if with a companion (about $19 each daily).”
 of 5 bubbles FL_NurseCat, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to stay in the smaller dorms.”
 of 5 bubbles BasW130, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I'd recommend the 6 bed dorms, better air con and locked in than the big dorms. Privates look amazing for couples too!”
 of 5 bubbles 380josho, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book ahead for air con rooms if you can't handle mexican summer heat”
 of 5 bubbles rachelp924, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room with ac”
 of 5 bubbles 186nadjag, 31 May 2016 | Read review
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