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Hotel Casa del Balam

Calle 60 # 488 X 57 | Colonia Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
USD 117*
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    “two blocks” (17 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    All reviews the main square two blocks honeymoon room adjacent restaurant master suite corner room rocking chairs pool area old world charm block north room was large and comfortable fifth floor bit dated hotel based lovely old hotel bar fridge downtown merida street noise central location the air conditioning
    Reviewed 29 August 2013

    Just off the main square close to everything plus the car park is just a few doors down the block. We had to leave early the second day so they packed a nice box lunch for us. Everyone was helpful and the setting is very...More

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    Reviewed 18 August 2013

    Hotel is centrally located to historic center on a heavily travelled street. There was noise all night long. Luckily we travel with. white noise generator so were able to sleep. Americano breakfast was quite good and wait staff very attentive. Desk clerks were a bit...More

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    Reviewed 29 July 2013

    I stayed here in July 2013. This hotel has the flavor of a traditional Mexican hotel, therefore it is always different from staying at a Hotel from a well known chain. One of the most important things about this hotel is location, location, location. It...More

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    Reviewed 18 July 2013

    When I first arrived at the Hotel everyone was very eager to help me out. The reception spoke perfect english and greeted me with care. The pool is an easy way to cool off and the restaurant is very good. It was a very comfortable...More

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    Reviewed 16 July 2013

    This is a lovely historic hotel - beautiful building with shady courtyard and lovely swimming pool. The rooms are lovely, large, airy and cool. Bathrooms are spotlessly clean. The staff were wonderful, really helpful and nothing was too much trouble. Location is great - minutes...More

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    swarttz
    If you stayed in a suite at this hotel, can you tell me the following: 1) did you have a problem with street noise? 2) did you have a problem with the hot water? 3) is the room warn and in need of improvements? 4) did the air conditioning work well. Thanks, Jay, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA
    17 September 2016|
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    Response from kaibab1 | Reviewed this property |
    See answers provided below. If the questions raised are a major concern I suggest rethinking. This is a lovely, comfortable, clean and friendly hotel with all the character of a renovated Mexican mansion. It's not a Ritz or... More
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    Is breakfast included?
    30 June 2016|
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    Response from 13zoev | Reviewed this property |
    We did not pay to have breakfast included, and I'm glad! We ate at the hotel restaurant the first day, but found lots of better and less expensive places nearby. Our favorite was Cafeteria Pop which had better coffee and a... More
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    Are the rooms air conditioned?
    30 June 2016|
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    Response from Anya C | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. They were very comfortable.
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    Room Tips
    "We got a city view room and it faced the theatre, very neat."
    Sherri M, 1 day agoRead review
    "High floors will be quieter."
    KevanEastYorkshire, 11 days agoRead review
    "Our room was on the 5th floor and thought it was a good choice."
    timber2602, 18 days agoRead review
    "All rooms have AC. There are 3 suites which are superb. 2 have balconies. The one facing the pool is quieter..."
    starrtreks2017, 26 days agoRead review
    "Higher up the better to avoid traffic noise. Lifts temperamental"
    Martin W, 26 days agoRead review
    "Higher floors had good view of the street life"
    Del L, 1 month agoRead review
    "Use the ear plugs provided by the hotel"
    Lene R, 1 month agoRead review
    "Also make it a point to go to mercado 60 about 3 blocks from the hotel, it kind of like food trucks but way..."
    Mike B, 2 months agoRead review
    "Rooms facing 57th street may be quieter."
    Zabybb, 2 months agoRead review
    "My room was high above the street, but i did have an really good sleep..."
    panchito, 4 months agoRead review
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