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Reviewed 20 June 2012

We have recently stayed at Playa Mambo for 14 nights during June and we have a mix of feelings about this place. I have to say that most of the "bad" things mentioned by others are true, but also the "good" ones. I guess that at the end it depends on the expectations you have. We were a family of...

1Thank expat-warrington
New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 June 2012

We stayed in the penthouse, and it is right on the beach. I loved the rustic almost tree house-like vibe that the place had...the first floor consists of a mini living room and an open bathroom (that seemed to be the theme everywhere we stayed in Mexico....no doors to the toilet) that has a modern feel. The sink holds pebbles...

1Thank Erica C
Majorca, Spain
Reviewed 10 May 2012

This place is exactly what you would imagine. There are no luxuries here but you should know that if you have even looked at the website. It is, however, one of the most relaxed places we have been too (and we have TRAVELED). The owner and manager are so nice, accommodating and friendly. The rooms are basic but the beach...

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Reviewed 25 April 2012

This was a very nice place for our vacation for many reasons. The staff, Christian and Richi, were always available and helpful (Thank you!!). They gave us tips on local places to eat and go and the breakfast they prepared every morning was also just right. We stayed in the Chocolate cabana and the Orange cabana, both of which were...

Thank T E
Peterborough, Ontario
Reviewed 24 April 2012

We loved it at Playa Mambo, The place is rustic and offers you a nice cabana with a complete natural atmosphere. The Cabanas are made from natural sources and give you a warm feeling. The beach is incredible and the Playa Mambo staff is always there to help out and make you feel at home far away from home. This...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2012

nice hotel ith warming people. The price is still quite high for what you get, even if it is reasonnable considering the other small cottages on the same beach. The hotel is small with only 5 huts all with hot water. We had the Chocolate cottage which is not on beach front (but close enought). A bit too neutral while...

1Thank Marseillais-d-Ecosse
Copake, New York
Reviewed 24 March 2012

searched t/a endlessly for perfect place to take my love on a romantic vacation. chose playa mambo. was very happy with that choice. had correspondance with owner corrina. always prompt and helpful. ended up deciding on penthouse. 8 days, porch doors open at night. the sound of the waves, light of the full moon. the beautiful sea winds coming in....

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Lubbock, Texas
Reviewed 12 March 2012

We stayed a week at PM the middle of December and enjoyed our stay very much. As noted earlier it's not a five star but what do you want in Mexico??? We have stayed at Copal (in it's good years), Terria del Sol (sad) and this place was just as wonderful. Christian and Richie did whatever they could to make...

2Thank dt6212
Victor, Idaho
Reviewed 5 March 2012

My daughter, one of her friends and I stayed at Playa Mambo. We read a heap of reviews about it before we went. We were interested in finding a place on the beach where we felt safe, where it was not crowded, and not fancy - as in nice as well as affordable. We booked rather late in the season...

2Thank C F
Reviewed 21 February 2012

We stayed at Playa Mambo last week, and we had a fabulous time. The rooms are rustic but very clean and comfortable. Richi cleaned our room each day, and provided us with fresh linens and towels as needed. The price was reasonable, the beach is fantastic, and the staff is very friendly and helpful. A delicious cooked breakfast with fresh...

1Thank DJSL58

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Address: Carretera Tulum Boca Paila km 7.5 | Quintana Roo, Tulum 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range: $260 - $550 (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”
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“Only the front three have verandas.”
 of 5 bubbles johny2crisps, 4 Dec 2015 | Read review
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