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Hacienda Xcanatun

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Hacienda Xcanatun between Christmas and New Years. It was not our first choice for accommodations. It wasn't even in our top 10. It's located 10 minutes north of town, and was a bit pricier than we wanted, but there weren't many options that time of year. We're glad we ended up there after all. What a beautiful...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful Hacienda, very quiet and relaxing with charm and authenticity. The restaurant is also excellent. The owners make it definitely "my home is your home" and do their best to ensure you have a comfortable stay. It's away from Merida city and a little out on it's own but hey, who needs to leave the place anyway? The...

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DTina, Propietario at Hacienda Xcanatun, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review...and I will certainly remind the waiters that tips are up to their level of service, and decided by the customer. They are not supposed to solicit them. House rules!

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The hacienda is tucked in a quiet neighborhood with a beautiful garden. It used to be a sisal mill and has been beautifully remodeled with a concern for authenticity. Our deluxe suite was huge and very private. The restaurant offers delicious local food and the service is excellent. Just remember that you need mosquitoes repellent if you venture in the...

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DTina, Owner at Hacienda Xcanatun, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review! We appreciate the positive comments you make. Unfortunately, even though we spray the grounds every day (with pyrethrums, nothing toxic), the price for having our lush garden is that when it rains, it is harder to control the mosquitoes. We have organic repellent available at the front desk at no cost. We...

iran
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This Hacienda was recommended to us by a local guy. My husband and I went there for lunch with our 9 month old baby, who fortunately slept through the meal. This place is nice. The ambiance is romantic and pristine and the food is pretty amazing. I had the best steak I'd had in many years. We didn't get a...

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DTina, Propietario at Hacienda Xcanatun, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are glad you enjoyed your time at Xcanatún!

Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The first night we arrived after a long day of traveling. The hotel staff neglected to make our rooms or even welcome us properly. When we finally got into bed we noticed there were no bed sheets. after an hour of waiting around waiting for them to find a key. they suggested we enter another room. the next day, that...

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Minneapolis
Reviewed 8 March 2016

This is indeed a beautiful hotel, historic and authentic in a way that gives one the sense of a past way of life. Our room, especially the bathroom, was large and elegant, the bed very comfortable, WiFi excellent, pool area clean and well located. The hacienda is convenient to Merida by car while an oasis of quiet. Staff is friendly...

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DTina, Owner at Hacienda Xcanatun, responded to this review

Dear Ms. JT, thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are glad you enjoyed the property, especially coming from the cold in Minnesota! Regarding your comments on the waitstaff, I would like to say the following: as to salary, our waiters are paid 15-20% more than the general going wage for waiters, have social...

Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

The Xcanatun Hacienda, has a great restaurant, nice price, a good spot to be with friends, collegues or business associates I have never been a guest of the hotel, rooms look grest with lavish gardens A secluded place that even locals don't know about it

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DTina, Owner at Hacienda Xcanatun, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review! We hope to see you again soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This hotel really is lovely - spacious, high-ceilinged rooms set amongst beautiful gardens in a way that makes a sizeable hotel feel very intimate. It is an oasis of calm. And as the other reviewers have said the food is varied and excellent. Such a pity, then, that the overall experience is so underwhelming. It's an object lesson that what...

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North Vancouver
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Amazing sprawling property on the edge of Merida. Have been 3 times, each time was outstanding. The property is a former sisal plantation on the northern outskirts of Merida brought back to life with loving care. We had a suite with a large natural stone bathtub(large jacuuzi sized) in a bathroom the size of a standard hotel room. The furnishings...

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DTina, Owner at Hacienda Xcanatun, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, David! It is always a pleasure to find people that share and appreciate our passion. We hope there will be a fourth visit! Best regards from all of us at Hacienda Xcanatún!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We were recommended to visit this place because of our love of gardening. If you ask, they will happily let any visitors take a private tour of the exquisite gardens. There is no fee, but of course tipping is greatly appreciated. Our guide did not speak English, but I was able to understand most of what he said with my...

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DTina, General Manager at Hacienda Xcanatun, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Mr. B. We take great pride in our gardens. All endemic species are indicated, both in Maya and scientific nomenclature. In fact, we started on the gardens before we started the reconstruction! The project took 5 years to complete, so when we finished, it looked like the gardens had been there forever. Please visit us...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Once one of the Yucatan’s largest sisal plantations, the restored 18th century Hacienda Xcanatun is today an elegantly, intimate hotel surrounded by acres of gardens, and gleaming with polished stone and marble floors; high beamed ceilings; and marble-wrapped bathrooms. Xcanatun offers all the comfort and luxury expected of a world-class boutique property with 18 air-conditioned and individually decorated suites/rooms; a gourmet restaurant, serving sophisticated, Fusion Yucatecan cuisine; two freshwater pools and an intimate Spa.. ... more   less 

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Address: Calle 20 S/N por 19 y 19A | Km. 12 Carretera Merida Progreso, Merida 97302, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Merida
Price Range: $262 - $417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hacienda Xcanatun 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Hacienda Xcanatun Hotel Merida
Hacienda Hotel Xcanatun
Xcanatun Hacienda Hotel
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#1 Green Hotel in Merida
#4 Romantic Hotel in Merida
#7 Spa Hotel in Merida
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“suites are the best option if cost is not a priority. (no rooms are cheap).”
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“No TV.. But very good wifi”
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“To me all the rooms were well placed and quiet”
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“Rm. 209 with spiral staircase to loft bedroom is beautiful and fun, however, the bathroom is down stairs which may be an issue for some. This room was very quiet.”
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