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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

You can't look past this place if you're staying in Tulum. I had planned to stay 3 nights and ended up here for 8. Jose is running such an amazing hostel, he is always running around making sure your stay is as good as he can make it. Which is amazing. Along with John and Rachel and the other staff,...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Such a great hostel. Colourful, friendly and the best breakfasts. Jose is a great host, really helpful. Rooms are basic but just what you need and have air con. I don't think I can fault this place at all!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hostel with a relaxing atmosphere, filled with great staff and travelers. Jose the owner makes sure that everyone is comfortable and enjoying their time in tulum and is full of great infomation for all kinds of travelers. Great social atmosphere in the early evening though everything shuts down by eleven their are bars and nightlife options within easy walking...

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Cozumel, Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you book a bed in THE hostel, which awarded not just for the best Mexican, but the best North American hostel for 2 years in a row, and you read the glossy reviews, obviously you have some expectations. But you would not expect, that this place will be a huge disappointment, and you will have to face many many...

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JoseatMamas, Owner at Mama's Home, responded to this review

**** PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS REVEIW ^^^^^ IS A FRAUDULENT & MALICIOUS REVEIW BY THE OWNER/MANAGER OF 2TANKS DIVE HOSTEL COZUMEL & IS BEING DEALT WITH BY TRIPADVISOR**** Dear Peter, Considering you will not take our phone calls, I have no choice but to publicly call you out about your intentionally malicious review. First of all, the fact that you...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved mamas home - there is clearly a reason why this is the No.1 hostel in North America. John and Arsen are so friendly and helpful, and will do what they can do to make you feel at home. The beds are comfy it has a great location and the breakfasts are out of this world! They have...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone I met at Mama's home, including the staff, was wonderful. Really chill place to hangout, the food–it was my girlfriends favorite out of the whole trip. Great little hostel, good value for the price.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a couple of nights last September. The accommodation was good value for money. We had an en-suite AC room which was very comfortable. The vibe in the hostel was very friendly. Breakfast each morning was definitely something to look forward to.

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Balclutha, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are coming to Tulum you must stay here. Very chill vibes, friendly staff and clean quarters. Everything was amazing but the highlight would have to be the breakfasts (included), honestly gourmet and unbeatable. Would recommend booking in advance because it's super popular! We also went on hostel trips to cool lagoons where there was hardly any other tourists...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a wonderful time at Mama's Home. The staff were very welcoming and full of great advice. I was lucky that on my second night they had a party to celebrate winning 'Best Hostel in North America'! My room, private with attached bath was great - quiet, safe, and comfortable. Many thanks to all the staff for a spectacular...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By far one of the best hostels I have ever stayed at! Jose, and John and his wife are SO welcoming. The hostel is a quick taxi or bike ride to the beach, ruins, and a 2 block walk to the main city/ bars and restaurants of Tulum. Clean rooms and bathrooms, killer gourmet breakfast every morning, events every night,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Mama's Home

Address: Calle Orion sur Entre Venus y Sol Oriente 316, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range: $26 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Best breakfast”
 of 5 bubbles W8340NCemmaw, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We went with a private room, very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 901charliet, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Private rooms 1 and 2 are great if you have mobility issues and not too big a spurge if with a companion (about $19 each daily).”
 of 5 bubbles FL_NurseCat, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to stay in the smaller dorms.”
 of 5 bubbles BasW130, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I'd recommend the 6 bed dorms, better air con and locked in than the big dorms. Privates look amazing for couples too!”
 of 5 bubbles 380josho, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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