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50 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I was looking to escape from the stresses of life and Xixim was a blessing. Situated 10km from civilization on a virgin beach and within the biosphere, calm serenity awaits. I stayed in Master Suite 16 having a King Bed, living room (with a very comfy couch), an amazing indoor/outdoor shower and bathroom with a view. I particularly liked having... More 

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XIXIM, Owner at Hotel Xixim, responded to this review

Dear Ruth H, What can I say to your charming and enchanting review. Nothing, but thank you in my name and in the name of all the staff that works in Xixim, Unique Mayan Hotel. I have read your review over and over again and you describe the experience we want to offer to our guests just as is, nothing... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We spend 3 days here, the property outside is very nice and there is nature sign to help understood the environment you are in.The staff is very helpful and most of them is English spoken. Is very peaceful here, relaxing and we enjoy the stay. the kayak and bicycle are free to use, the restaurant offering a good meals with... More 

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XIXIM, Owner at Hotel Xixim, responded to this review

Dear Paolokc In my name and in the name of all the staff that works in Xixim, Unique Mayan Hotel, we thank you for such a nice, pleasant review. Thank you for considering the service of our staff helpful, our meals of good quality and the choice of our free activities interesting. The flamingo tour is a must if you... More 

Lyon, France
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to be. Perfect location to relax and enjoy nature, the exact opposite of seaside resorts, built with a respect of the environment and local ecosystems. Of course, no A/C. Nice and large huts/rooms, mosquito nets, open air shower, great staff, good restaurant. We loved the 7:30 coffee delivered in the room! You'll even find complimentary insect repellent...which is... More 

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XIXIM, Owner at Hotel Xixim, responded to this review

Dear Eric C, In my name and in the name of all the staff that works in Xixim, Unique Mayan Hotel, we thank you for your exquisite, delightful review. Thank you for understanding that in such an environment we can only control mosquitoes, but not eradicate them, as much of the wildlife that we are proud of, feeds on them... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Hotel Xixim is the best place to find peace and calm in Celestún , the service is excellent and the ecotouristic hotel has a low environmental impact policy , this is why I was surprised to see drinks served at the Pool and at the beach in plastic glasses , that was my only disappointment. It is also important to... More 

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XIXIM, Owner at Hotel Xixim, responded to this review

Dear Lorena T, In my name and in the name of all the staff that works in Xixim, Unique Mayan Hotel, we thank you for your lovely, charming review. By law and tourism dispositions, one con not serve drinks in glasses in pool or public areas, as they might break and injure guests. Believe me, I was also annoyed at... More 

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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

After reading some reviews commenting on the bad things about this place, I had some reservations before our arrival. Now after three days here, I can say without a doubt Hotel Xixim is fabulous in every way. The staff is extremely friendly, helpful, and patient with my poor Spanish. The food was fresh, well presented, and always reliably delicious. The... More 

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XIXIM, Owner at Hotel Xixim, responded to this review

Dear Wonderful In my name and in the name of all the staff that works in Xixim, Unique Mayan Hotel, we thank you for this enhancing, beautiful review. What can I say, you clearly mentioned all we want to offer in Xixim: fabulous place, extremely friendly staff, delicious fresh food, clean an comfortable room. We are very thankful that you... More 

Mexico City, Mexico
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63 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Xixim is a very beautiful hotel but it should offer more for the price we paid... The food is not good, from breakfast to dinner has a lot of opportunities... The beach is terrible, dirty, smells, it doesn't feel like going swimming... I just won't come back

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XIXIM, Owner at Hotel Xixim, responded to this review

Dear Luzani In my name and in the name of all the staff that works in Xixim, Unique Mayan Hotel, we thank you for having taken your time to write your review. I am profoundly sorry, that you encountered our beach with this stinky mud and heaps of seaweed. I fully understand that you couldn’t dare to swim in these... More 

Mexico City, Mexico
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62 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I would say this hotel allows you to enjoy the beach and your beloved ones with a privacy that no other will offer you. The personnel is very kind and the room has everything a luxury hotel would do. You can do kayak in the beach or enjoy cosy hammocks in your own room. Definitely this hotel is a perfect... More 

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XIXIM, Owner at Hotel Xixim, responded to this review

Dear AntonioBejarano, In my name and in the name of all the staff that works in Xixim, Unique Mayan Hotel, we thank you for such a lovely, delightful review. What can I say, you captured the essence of Xixim 'the joy of being, of wellbeing' with yourself, your beloved ones and with Mother Nature. Thank you so much for this... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

"Some #places remain part of us , they have an amazing #power to recall #memories. " I can't help but to smile after the #bikeadventure #tour 5 hours of which 2.5 I was biking alone near the #mangrooves , afterwards I found a group of #swiss 🇨🇭 people yai !! 😀 , After touring under the sun 🌞 at 38... More 

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Thank Lorena T
XIXIM, Owner at Hotel Xixim, responded to this review

Dear Lorena T, In my name and in the name of all the staff that works in Xixim, Unique Mayan Hotel, we thank you for such a wonderful, charming review. I congratulate you for your 5 hour biking tour at 38 Celsius/100.4 Fahrenheit - WOW, this is endurance, as there is no shade whatsoever there. I am glad you found... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

we loved the seclusiveness of this hotel and being nearly alone on the beach; very cean; lovely food but a number of issues a number of issues 1. no respect for the dunes..specific footpaths for the dunes should be laid out ..wooden trails from each hut; no 4x4 should be allowed to ride on the dunes...this is supposed to be... More 

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XIXIM, Owner at Hotel Xixim, responded to this review

Dear Marieheleneca2016 In my name and in the name of all the staff that works in Xixim, Unique Mayan Hotel, we thank you for having taken your time to write your interesting review. Precisely because we care about our dunes and surroundings, we only have constructed two wooden paths to the ocean one from the family pool and the other... More 

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13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Overall we enjoyed our 3 night stay in Xixim. The road to get there actually was not bad at all, well marked signs and not too bumpy like some other dirt roads, it was decently packed. The room was nice and clean. The beach is quiet, almost deserted and you can walk for miles. Food was not superb but quite... More 

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XIXIM, Owner at Hotel Xixim, responded to this review

Dear Amodel1990, In my name and in the name of all the staff that works in Xixim, Unique Mayan Hotel, we thank you for such a lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed the setting and accommodation of the hotel, the beach and the personalized service. I am not happy that you did not enjoy our food variety and flavor.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
XIXIM: a different alternative. Consciousness, love for intact nature, rediscovering yourself, high quality and the simplicity of our services are the secrets that we generously share in our paradise...Hotel XIXIM is an ecological paradise. Bordered by an unspoiled beach that stretches forever, a dwarf palm plantation and an abundance of indigenous vegetation, the environment here has always taken precedent over profit, in this very special, luxuriously rustic hotel. At present, we have 32 thatched cabanas, 24 junior suites with 2 four-poster double beds and 8 master suites with a king size bed, each with its own private verandah and en-suite bathroom. An extremely large thatched, double-story rondavel with sweeping views of the beach, golden sunsets and our pool area. Upstairs one will find El Santuario, our fully stocked bar and lounge area, and downstairs, our pride and joy, Restaurant Zaxim. The buildings dramatic thatched roof with the longest, straightest tree trunk supports, graphically canopy your occasion.Our Wellness Center as a set of architectural human and natural elements: palapas and mangroves, buildings and coastal dunes, windows overlooking the emerald-green sea, open spaces yet of intimate dimensions, each and every one of them integrated to the pristine nature. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Xixim

Address: Km 10 del Viejo Camino a Sisal Celestun, Celestun 97636, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Celestun
Price Range: $210 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Xixim 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Eco Paraiso Xixim Celestun
Eco Paraiso Xixim Hotel Celestun
Hotel Xixim Celestun, Mexico - Yucatan
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“The even# room are suites with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles Paolokc, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Beach front rooms are the best, and the master suites have a very appropriate distribution”
 of 5 bubbles AntonioBejarano, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“all have pros anc cons..junior suites seem better than the master suites”
 of 5 bubbles marieheleneca2016, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“ocean view because easterly wind through casita at night. Days are just hot without air conditioning they are hot during the day.”
 of 5 bubbles 951priscillaw, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“ocean front are worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles rachellllanne, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
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