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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 February 2012

This hotel included two clean and quiet rooms, cool people and filtered drinking water.

Thank actualman
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2012

Stayed for a week and found Las Arecas to be comfortable, clean and convenient. At their bargain prices accomodations are plain, but commodious. Walked everywhere with main plaza (city center) only 5 or 6 blocks. Going the opposite direction, a neighborhood park surrounded by retail and restaurants provided a more relaxed environment. Common kitchen is available and central courtyard allows... More 

Thank Philip S
Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
Reviewed 22 January 2012

I stayed 6 nights in Las Arecas and it was all pleasure. The Guest House has a very central location and even though quiet. But first of all it is a beautiful colonial house with a garden/patio full of plants, a welcoming host and a nice kitchen to sit and have chat in. A cat is on guard, if not... More 

Thank Arne J
Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 January 2012

I stayed at Las Arecas for several nights and loved it. The colonial interior is truly impressive, and gives a real sense of history. It is very centrally located, but the cool, high-ceilinged interior rooms are a world away from the street outside. My room was spacious and clean, and free wifi and use of the kitchen made it very... More 

Thank lemanie
San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 May 2011

We had the best time, the room was clean and has a lot of space...the house is beautiful, The location is mucho bueno because it is close to the stores and restaurant. People is nice and they are very helpful...Love it! I am going back this summer!

Thank gracie520
Metter, GA
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2011

This little guest house felt like a home away from home and I totally agree with other reviewers that have found Las Arecas a great place to stay in the city. The house probably dates from the Colonial period and is a good example of how city homes were laid out historically. It's rich history is a real bonus. I... More 

Thank macmetter
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2011

Don't believe any of the less than enthusiastic reviews for this place, it's a treasure! And so are the managers--Mauro the owner, worked with me through some unexpected travel delays due to health reasons, and he gave me a very fair deal after months of back and forth emails. Raul and Pepe provided us with fresh towels (towels are an... More 

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The Dalles, Oregon
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Reviewed 3 March 2011

I stayed at Las Arecas for just one night, having chosen Merida over Mexico City for an overnight flight layover. It was a Saturday night and Las Arecas was well located for exploring the churches in the centro area and the activity in the various park areas. I've pasted a few paragraphs below from my travelogue which is linked with... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2011

This hotel was recommended by Luz en Yucatan because they did not have enough open rooms for us to stay at their place for our entire visit in Merida. I was excited from the online information about Las Arecas. The people who run the place, are friendly, helpful and polite. Our room was not available and they allowed us to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2011

Great place and great hosts. Feels like home. Have had tow different rooms while staying there-- both were fine. Am recommending that friends stay there as well. Very convenient, near town center, near bus station, good restaurants nearby.

Thank verdeboston

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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small colonial guest house located in the Centro Historico of Merida, Yucatan, just three blocks from the Zocalo. Quiet, clean, economical rooms centered around a lovely inner courtyard and include a continental breakfast. Each room has a private bath and some have kitchenettes. Guests have complete privacy, as well as use of gardens and common rooms. Wifi is available for guests as well. Mauro is a Yucatecan who is hosting you in the house that has belonged to his family for generations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Las Arecas

Address: Calle 59 #541 between Calle 66 and Calle 68 Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Merida
Kitchenette Suites
Price Range: $26 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Love the two rooms upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles verdeboston, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the central building have higher ceilings, so are probably cooler.”
 of 5 bubbles Skuivenskaats, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the room at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles JosephNP, 19 Feb 2015 | Read review
“all rooms seem to be very quiet in the evenings; this is a quiet place for quiet visitors.”
 of 5 bubbles stephenhJ8580XC, 3 Oct 2014 | Read review
“My room is on the left just before the kitchen, and I didn't check out the other rooms, so I can't say anything about them. There's a nice breeze in my room, as it is between two courtyards...and having a fan is sufficient.”
  • sitting room on other side of bedroom
  • other view of the front sitting room, with table and sink
  • My bedroom with large window facing courtyard
 of 5 bubbles BetsyinOregon, 20 Feb 2014 | Read review
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