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Madoc, Canada
Reviewed 29 August 2011

During our recent trip to Isla Holbox we stayed at Hotel La Palapa. It is a great location for walking to the town square and stores. The staff are all very friendly and helpful. The beach in front is beautiful and the rooms are very clean and spacious. You can barely see the sunset from the balcony - because of...

1Thank ontheraodagain
Tulum, Mexico
Reviewed 29 July 2011

the hotel is adorable, the Italian restaurant is delicious!!!! and holbox is really a place to disconnect and get away from it all. dirt roads, amazing beaches, great weather, and golf carts for getting around!! love it!!! had a great time with the family and would come back to stay here anytime!!!

2Thank zensternyc
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 20 July 2011

This was my second trip to Holbox, and I think the hotel "La Palapa" is by far the best!!!, you'll find the nicest staff, that is going to help with everything, you´ll feel at home. This hotel its right in front of the beach, and you´ll hear the ocean at night and sleep so good...all rooms have a nice private...

3Thank MariaGrinda
Reviewed 19 July 2011

Very good rooms, where everyone has it's own balcony facing the beach. The staff is very serviceminded and good at English. The restaurant has very well made Sicillian Italian food (served though with a little to much Sicillian attitude for our taste). But overall very good and good price, and the best location concerning the sand.

2Thank FredNo
Reviewed 17 July 2011

We just got back from a vacation to Holbox. We were very impressed with La Palapa and had a great time there. Everyone was very friendly and helpful and the location was excellent. It is on the beach and also located close to town. We had only one complaint and that was that the hotel turned our air conditioner off...

1Thank Ken321
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2011

We stayed here for 3 nights in June 2011 and everything about this hotel was perfect. The reason we stayed here was that we stayed in both the other 2 Xperience Hotels in Playa del Carmen and received service that was second to none. Staff were very friendly and were more than happy to go out of their way to...

2Thank DE1783
Jackson, Mississippi
Reviewed 21 June 2011

Stayed for two nights and wish we had more. The rooms were simple, but clean and with amazing views right on the beach. The tiny restaurant serves some delicious pastas made by their Sicilian chef!! Highly recommend....remember this is a local beach hotel, not a ritzy resort and it is perfect as such.

2Thank nolabound
Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 June 2011

We arranged a pickup from the airport with our hotel booking. We had email contact with Chrystel who was really helpful. The pickup included the taxi to the ferry, the ferry and the taxi to the hotel and was quite convenient. We arrived rather late in the hotel on the first day (about 9 pm) because of our flight schedule....

1Thank MarkvandenBerg
Aurora, Illinois, USA
Reviewed 14 June 2011

We stayed at the La Palapa in early June, 2011. It's an idyllic place, quiet, uncrowded and absolutely beautiful. You see the daily sunset right off the beach, so be ready to fill your camera with these shots. They're irresistible. The staff members were warm, welcoming and service-oriented, from the front office people to the custodial staff. The room was...

1Thank kathye1141
Reviewed 13 June 2011

I actually stayed in this small beach front property in May of 2007. The hotel is a modest place with Mexican design. The rooms have wonderful views of the ocean and the balconies are equipped with hammocks. The bathroom is unique; the water for the shower comes out of a sea shell. The beach area by the hotel was lit...

Thank mayan2012

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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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 Hotel La Palapa

Address: Avenida Morelos 231, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Holbox Island
Price Range: €138 - €304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Beachfront Hotel La Palapa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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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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“the top floor has great views of the ocean, but no balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles T5065XZmeganf, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top Room absolutely: great view/larger room”
 of 5 bubbles PaulaP_11, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Floors 1 and 2 have balconies with a hammock out side.. floor 3 has huge slider windows”
 of 5 bubbles 219richardw, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room #9 in the main building has a fantastic patio.”
 of 5 bubbles lomigirl, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bottom floor, ocean view would be my suggestion unless you have a suite and I think those are on the 3rd or 4th floor...no elevators...”
 of 5 bubbles 533erikah, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
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