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Cabanas, Hostal y Camping "Magic Bacalar"

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Make sure you negotiate the price as I found some guests paying a different amount. The location is far from the center but is still within walking distance. It is a little expensive for the type of accommodation, buts that's all of Bacalar. Lockers are made from wood, (not safe). Other than that, the garden looks beautiful, and the jetty...

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Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Bacalar is absolutely beautiful, and this hostel is in a really great location. The jetty, with hammocks and loungers, is the perfect place to relax, both day and night. I found the staff here to be friendly, and the facilities were basic but clean and functional. The breakfast was great. Unfortunately, during our first few days money was stolen from...

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Bytom, Poland
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have spend two nights in dormitorie, really clean with mosquitieras. They equipped with fridge, kitchen and water point. The surroundings are picturesques, they own part of a beach where you can also rent kayaks, or other stuff. In the price (a little big) there is breakfast included which totally compensate it (check photo). There were not too much toilets...

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Oaxaca, Mexico
Reviewed 7 July 2016

The hostel has the most amazing view right in front of the dormitory but apart from that I was not impressed. It is very expensive for a bed in a dorm. And the toilets are so dirty at all time. And there is only ONE shower for a lot of guests both in the dormitory and the camping ground.

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alux13, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Cabanas, Hostal y Camping "Magic Bacalar", responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for your comments. We are working in all points you wrote for giving you a nice service. We invite you in your next visit to Bacalar to proof we are the best choise in the town. Your comments are very important for us. Thanks again

Reviewed 11 June 2016

I stayed here for two nights and had a hard time leaving. The hostel is situated on the lake with a private dock with plenty of chairs for lounging. The staff, including two grown parrots and a baby one, was extremely kind and helpful! The dorms are equipped with plenty of fans, a water cooler and comfortable beds with bugs...

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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere, friendly stuff, perfect location and plenty of activity choices: kayak, canoeing, sailing trips and lessons. Direct access to the lagoon, 10 mins walk from any services might needed. Good choice of different accommodations, tent/sharing rooms/private rooms available

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights in Bacalar. The included breakfast in the morning was fantastic, I'd even say it was the best I've had whilst travelling in Central America. The dock was beautiful and everything is kept immaculately clean. We went on the sailing boat tour around the lake. Definitely worth doing, we barely speak Spanish, but even with a slight...

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Dubai
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This hostel is a hidden gem- very well priced for the scenery, facilities and breakfast included. The chill out zone is Superb with hanging hammocks over the blue lagoon. It's definitely a place to watch the world go by.

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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Throughout my month-long backpacking trip in Mexico, I was searching for a spot to just relax and recharge . I finally found that at Magic Bacalar. The place is very quiet, especially down in the lake cabana. Sleeping with the sounds of the lagoon and beach was magical. The garden setting was also fantastic, and the provided breakfast was phenomenal....

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Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

We met up with new friends at this hostel and it was incredible. We stayed in the cabin which I recommend right on the water. Waking up to the crystal clear waters and incredible breakfast the hostel had was a morning to remember. You MUST stay here! It's so incredible and the people you meet are so unique and nice....

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Magic Bacalar is not classified as any of other Bacalar hotels. Our accommodation style is for group of people who are looking for place to stay in hostel style accommodation or even camping. We provide accommodation for group of people.Magic Bacalar welcome students, campers, travellers, explorers to Bacalar to stay in the accommodation you are looking for which includes hostel services as well as other activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabanas, Hostal y Camping "Magic Bacalar"

Address: entre 5ta. y 3ra. Ave, Calle 36, la ave. 3 termina en la entrada de Magic, Bacalar 77930, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Bacalar
Price Range: €19 - €38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Cabanas, Hostal y Camping "Magic Bacalar" 1.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Use your tent if you got it, or choose the dorm by the waterside.”
 of 5 bubbles gioco10, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pristine view but choose a private room or camping!”
 of 5 bubbles stephanieh905, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I believe the tents are much better than shared dorms.”
 of 5 bubbles DiAplo, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cheaper dorm is near the kitchens”
 of 5 bubbles coreyb977, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The dormitory in the back is attached to a communal area. If people stay up late you might hear that.”
 of 5 bubbles H8523OLoliviab, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
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