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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

you get what you expect. Very tranquilo but really lovely place!! Super nice staff!! Nice breakfast. Clean. (Just don't take the dormbed next to the bathroom!!) Everybody is very helpful and friendly. Trying there best to make you feel cozy.

Thank BubblePopE
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and cosy hotel. Wide and interesting spectrum of travelers! A must try and definitely enjoy! Go Audrey and Chris 😊The best kept secret in Q.Roo . I keep going back and you will too once you have experienced it.

1Thank Sophie U
Reviewed 12 February 2017

My wife and I traveled to Tulum and against the better judgement of my wife I did not book anywhere to stay. I did not realize that the entire town would be booked out for new years. After driving around to what seemed like every hotel in Tulum we ended up at Rancho Tranquilo. We met Chris the owner and...

Thank Diandi R
Valencia, Spain
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Kris and Audrey the owners of Rancho Traquilo are always very kind and helpful. The cabañas and the whole area including bathrooms are clean and all the staff is always available for any question and very helpful! Reasonable prices, specially compared to the high prices in Tulum beach area.

Thank FrankUtchi
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for a week this place is awesome. Breakfast in the morning and great hospitality. A very cozy atmosphere. Walking through the garden I can see why they would call this place Rancho Tranquillo. This place is definitely a five star hotel in my book. Another one of Tulum's best kept secrets.

Thank Chucky T
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice place just by the center of tulum but not in the busy hotspot. Short walking distance to good food places and anything else needed. Awesome yard area for relaxing and in general very nice facilities with a good break fast and cooking area. Super nice and helpful owners on top of all that.

Thank vivienja
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 November 2016

after a busy day traveling between Chichan Itzah Lol Be, Valladollid and Piste I found myself in Tulum. tired and stressed I walked in to be greeted by the new proprietor, Joe and his wife and kids, I was made to feel at home very quickly. very reasonable prices , lovely cabanas , excellent wifi, and great children running around...

Thank Mitch G
Audrey H, Manager at Rancho Tranquilo, responded to this review

Hello Mitch, Thank you so much for your kind words. We truly enjoyed having you stay with us. Also, thank you for the pumpkin seeds! I haven't had a chance to plant them yet, but I have a beautiful spot on the roof ready for them to thrive (I hope!). We hope to see you again soon. The next time...

Ramat Gan, Israel
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for 5 star accommodation this is not the place. It's very cheap and in my opinion perfect for backpackers on a budget. The cabanas are small and basic, but private. The shared bathrooms are relatively clean and there's hot water in the shower - I really couldn't ask for more for 26$ a night. Breakfast is pancakes,...

1Thank Dina B
Audrey H, Manager at Rancho Tranquilo, responded to this review

Hi Dina, Thank you so much for your positive review! Rancho Tranquilo is now under new management, and we are very eager to talk with everyone who has stayed with us over the last year. We look forward to improving the accommodations based on your input. Again, thank you so much, and we hope to seeing you again in the...

Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

If You are Young And You want To Save money go There. A Place full of Young People. The room are so And so: Small, mosquitos.. But It is one of The cheapest Place in tulum. Just 10 minutes Walk from city centre

Thank sillogi
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 13 January 2016

This place is terrible. Spend a little bit more and stay at a decent place, or just go for a hostel near the tourist area. First, our rental car company didn't have any cars available and we had to spend some time/extra money to figure something else out. We were arrived about 2 hours past when we had planned (though...

7Thank Marian L

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rancho Tranquilo is a small family run Hotel/Hostel located in Tulum, Mexico about 6K from the beach. We offer a garden setting with a wide range of accomadations. We offer a dormitory with six single beds, 5 small cabanas with one queen size bed, 4 large cabanas with 2 queen size beds, 3 casitas with A\C for up to six people, and 2 regular room with A\C. All beds include breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rancho Tranquilo

Address: Av. Tulum, 86 | Between Saturno and Luna Norte, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range: $41 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rancho Tranquilo 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Rancho Tranquilo Tulum
Rancho Tranquilo Hotel Tulum
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Tulum
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms closer to the office area have better wifi”
 of 5 bubbles diandir, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“if you have a group- the casitas houses are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles 964danw, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
“A cabana, very romantic!”
 of 5 bubbles bencarla, 29 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Personaly i would choose the private rooms because the have there own bathrooms and air conditioning”
 of 5 bubbles RoccoF_12, 10 Feb 2012 | Read review
“small cabins are great large cabins have a private porch with a table and chairs and hammock private rooms are incredible with AC and private bath Doorms are available and the beds are the best”
 of 5 bubbles Robc455, 8 Feb 2012 | Read review
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