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Beachfront La Palapa Hotel Adult Oriented

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 11 July 2012

La Palapa is a quaint little hotel directly on the beach with a charming and attentive staff. The rooms are clean and simply, yet well, appointed. The food is divine. The water is "eh." The location is excellent. My one complaint is the gross dishonesty regarding a drawer of items I left in the room. We switched rooms to accomodate...

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EberDominguez, Public Relations Manager at Beachfront La Palapa Hotel Adult Oriented, responded to this review

Dear Ambassador Rhonda, We appreciate your feedback and thank you for taking the time to post a comment. As we already discussed over the e mail, the whole issue was due to an internal miscommunication and indeed your items were found but not registered according to our internal procedure. Obviously this was an opportunity for us to learn from our...

La Mesa, California USA
Reviewed 4 July 2012

Holbox is a tiny, chill, relaxed kind of place, and this property is a nice way to enjoy it. Right on the sand, the rooms face out over the ocean with lovely balconies or patios. Each room is spacious and decorated with traditional Mexican art and rough wood beams. The conch shell shower head and warm tiles in the bathroom...

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Lake Ozark, Missouri
Reviewed 30 June 2012

My niece and I spent a glorious week at La Palapa the beginning of May, and I went back with my husband 5 weeks later – need I say more? But I will! The People – wow! Chrystel is beyond words! She was so helpful answering questions about our stay and accommodations before our arrival and even more so once...

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Leesburg, Florida, United States
Reviewed 27 June 2012

This was a beautiful hotel with character and tranquility. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They know you by name and face, and you feel like your with family. The rooms are so pretty and very comfortable. They staff works hard to keep everything looking impecable! The restaurant was delicicious, and we had to force ourselves to eat elsewhere,...

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Dear Ambassador Julie, Thank you for your feedback. Our main goal is to make you xperience moments in any of our resorts that become memorable. We believe in making our ambassadors feel better than home, as the Spanish phrase says,”Mi casa es su casa”, which means: our home is yours. Thank you for being part of our Xperience Family and...

nowhere land
Reviewed 24 June 2012

After a fun, and drink filled 6 days on Isla Mujeres, we needed to place to chill out. As the Lonely Planet guide described Isla Holbox as "chiller than thou," we knew that Holbox was the spot. And Holbox delivered, and so did Hotel La Palapa. We showed up at the Hotel without a reservation (granted, this was low season)...

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Alexandria, VA
Reviewed 4 June 2012

Stayed at La Palapa from March 26-31, room #9, which is has 2 double beds and a balcony facing the waters (though the view is covered up by the palm trees). The hotel itself is very lovely: on the west side of the island. I have to say that I really enjoyed our stay at this charming little hotel. It...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 May 2012

if you decide to go to holbox..but why should you go there that is another question?! i would suggest la palapa mostly for the kindness of the people and the great restaurant.it's a good choice but the island beaches m at certain time ( april ) are full of seaweed, the water was too cold for me to go in...

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Reviewed 7 May 2012

Great hotel. Clean. Close to the beach. 2 things that you sould know. First is the shawer, the hot water not realy hot. Second is the smell there is bad smell like toielt one that comes from the sea at noon. Not very sympatic.

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Terrace
Reviewed 1 April 2012

The hotel was wonderful. Great location - lots of shade and places to sit and read on the beach. Great chef in the restaurant. The island is very quiet and peaceful - great place to hide and get away from it all. Room were nice but only a few have kitchen facilities so make sure you ask before you book.

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asheville
Reviewed 25 March 2012

I cannot say enough about the staff at this hotel. From the reservation agent (Eber) to all of the maintenance staff (Sr. Coco AKA Eduardo), service was exceptional. The concierge (Chrystel) was so patient with me, answering question after question over email for months before our arrival. Great location, clean and comfortable rooms, excellent restaurant on the premises. Even with...

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Beachfront Hotel La Palapa is a romantic hotel for adults only that is located on Holbox Island in the Yucatan Peninsula, Gulf of Mexico. We offer an incomparable setting with 25 comfortable rooms at literally feet away from the white sandy beach and tourquoise water. The Beach Bar & Restaurant, lounge chairs and hammocks allow to relax on the quiet beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beachfront La Palapa Hotel Adult Oriented

Address: Avenida Morelos 231, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Holbox Island
Price Range: €159 - €323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Beachfront La Palapa Hotel Adult Oriented 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
La Palapa Ethno Boutique Hotel By Xperience Holbox Island
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#3 Spa Hotel in Holbox Island
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Holbox Island
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“Try and secure one of the rooms overlooking the beach with a balcony.”
billmclean, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms are best”
S7409HHnickl, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor.”
Synnoeve2015, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“2nd or 3rd floor balcony rooms are lovely, facing the sea.”
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IowaMjb, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms overlooking the beach are probably quieter. No elevators.”
migrider2016, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
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