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Avenida Rafael E. Melgar 628, Cozumel 77600 Mexico
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#38 of 57 hotels in Cozumel
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See why so many travellers make Barracuda their hotel of choice when visiting Cozumel. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a budget friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you.

Rooms at Barracuda offer air conditioning providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free internet access.

24 hour front desk and a gift shop are some of the conveniences offered at this hotel. A pool and a lounge will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to Barracuda Hotel, there is free public parking available nearby.

While staying at Barracuda, visitors can check out El Caracol (0.5 mi) and El Cedral (0.5 mi), some of Cozumel's top attractions.

If you like French restaurants, Barracuda is conveniently located near La Cocay, Sucré Salé, and Blu Bistro Cafe.

During your visit, be sure to check out a popular art museum like Galo Art Studio, which is a short distance from the hotel.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Barracuda as you experience all of the things Cozumel has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Beach
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Car hire
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Private beach
Fireplace
Private balcony
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Italian
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Daniel B wrote a review Mar 2021
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For people who come solely with the purpose of scuba diving this is probably the ideal hotel. The rooms are old and look like they've been this way for the last 50 years. There's a unit and a fan. The room wasn't particularly cold. The main thing that bothered me was that there was no safe in the room, I didn't feel comfortable leaving my stuff behind and had a feeling I'd come back to find my valuables stolen. ^part of this feeling probably came with the fact that the hotel staff didn't speak English properly. The staff was friendly and helpful. Look at the pictures and reviews before booking this place.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Tommy Thinks wrote a review Nov 2020
Playa del Carmen, Mexico10 contributions12 helpful votes
Barracuda gives me mixed feelings. Firstly, the bar downstairs (called No Name Bar) is great. The pool is one of the best situated on the island in terms of proximity to the sea & diving. It's very social with many who are not part of the hotel going there to drink. The hotel itself is bare bones. The showers reminded me of backwater backpackers I used to stay in 15 years ago, the TV and cable didn't work. the air conditioning was so loud, and the wifi didn't work (and they made no efforts to fix it). The fridge also didn't work and the backdoor to the balcony was falling apart. All in all, as someone in my 30s who's been in hostels, backpacked, I still felt this place was a bit lacking. It's not like "terrible" but it's also not a comfortable place to relax. And the staff are blase about it. If you're a kid on a budget and don't want a private room in a hostel like place, this will be a good shout for you. If you're with your gf or wife looking for a relaxing stay and a small bit of luxury, look elsewhere.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Room Tip: all rooms face the sea so they're likely all the same
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Mortysays1 wrote a review Mar 2020
Nacogdoches, Texas20 contributions3 helpful votes
The Hotel Barracuda is a basic hotel. Room had two beds, a private bathroom, a small refrigerator, and beautiful view with a useable balcony. There is no elevator. The location cannot be beat. Close to downtown and ocean view from the rooms and pool area. The staff were very friendly and helpful. If I could add one thing it would have been a coffee pot in the room but Starbucks is a short walk and The Mega is right across the street. I would stay in this hotel again. Pictured is the view of the sunset from the property.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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luis d wrote a review Aug 2019
Gig Harbor, Washington14 contributions5 helpful votes
I have been to the barracuda hotel many times in the past years, for a person on a budget , it don't get any better, cheap, your back balcony view of the ocean, front of the hotel is a Walmart type store, get anything you need from car tires to freshly made ceviche, there is a gym around the block to workout and for me also the paradise dive shop picks you up in the back for the next scuba diving excursion, sure there is no phone in the rooms/ or wakeup calls but who cares your on vacation, 10 minute walk to the center of town where you can go to hear live music all day long, the city is safe will go back, can not say the same for other parts of mexico
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Room Tip: no room safe but you can checkin your valuables at the front desk, no problems
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Sherpa701838 wrote a review Aug 2019
Minneapolis, Minnesota10 contributions2 helpful votes
Before booking a night here we decided to check it out first by having a drink at the pool bar. So glad as we didn't book!!! The place wasn't very clean, the tiny pool was full of old people (60+ year olds) acting like it was spring break. I Would not go back with or without kid
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$30 - US$113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
barracuda hotel cozumel, barracuda cozumel
LOCATION
MexicoYucatan PeninsulaQuintana RooCozumel
NUMBER OF ROOMS
50
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Frequently Asked Questions about Barracuda
Which popular attractions are close to Barracuda?
Nearby attractions include La Internacional Cerveceria (0.06 km), Senor Frogs Cozumel (0.3 km), and Punta Morena (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Barracuda?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Barracuda?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Barracuda?
Yes, free public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Barracuda?
Conveniently located restaurants include Taco y Tequila Cozumel, Señor Frog's Cozumel, and Kondesa Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Barracuda?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a sauna during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Barracuda?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Barracuda?
Many travellers enjoy visiting San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site (0.8 km).
Does Barracuda have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.