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Dorking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had been staying at Frida down the road... Got sick( and they were full )so nice people at Frida transferred me to Rancho Tranquilo I turned up looking like hell and immediately Kris and his lovely partner Audrey made me not just feel welcome but like I'd come home and did I ever need it! Some places you stay...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a really nice place. The atmosphere is excellent and the owners are really helpful. They helped us in everything they could. Just next to the place is a shop where you can rent bikes, which is quite necessary. Tulum village is, in my opinion, ugly. However, the cenotes and the ruins deserve a trip. I won't spend too...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set amongst lush trees and a huge courtyard is one of the original hotels in tulum. Excellent , friendly service , helpful staff and a relaxed vibe . The best thing apart from this is the water pressure in the shower and hot water . Believe me a rarity to find in mexico.

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Thank you so much for your review! We are always grateful for feedback. Come visit us anytime.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights at the Rancho. It's at the main street and a 5 min walk from the ado busstation. The place looks amazing and has a lot options to relax and hang out. We booked a small cabana but got upgraded to the bigger ones, which was very nice. The only thing we really missed was an A/C,...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

you get what you expect. Very tranquilo but really lovely place!! Super nice staff!! Nice breakfast. Clean. (Just don't take the dormbed next to the bathroom!!) Everybody is very helpful and friendly. Trying there best to make you feel cozy.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and cosy hotel. Wide and interesting spectrum of travelers! A must try and definitely enjoy! Go Audrey and Chris 😊The best kept secret in Q.Roo . I keep going back and you will too once you have experienced it.

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Reviewed 11 February 2017

My wife and I traveled to Tulum and against the better judgement of my wife I did not book anywhere to stay. I did not realize that the entire town would be booked out for new years. After driving around to what seemed like every hotel in Tulum we ended up at Rancho Tranquilo. We met Chris the owner and...

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Valencia, Spain
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Kris and Audrey the owners of Rancho Traquilo are always very kind and helpful. The cabañas and the whole area including bathrooms are clean and all the staff is always available for any question and very helpful! Reasonable prices, specially compared to the high prices in Tulum beach area.

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for a week this place is awesome. Breakfast in the morning and great hospitality. A very cozy atmosphere. Walking through the garden I can see why they would call this place Rancho Tranquillo. This place is definitely a five star hotel in my book. Another one of Tulum's best kept secrets.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice place just by the center of tulum but not in the busy hotspot. Short walking distance to good food places and anything else needed. Awesome yard area for relaxing and in general very nice facilities with a good break fast and cooking area. Super nice and helpful owners on top of all that.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rancho Tranquilo is a small family run Hotel/Hostel located in Tulum, Mexico about 6K from the beach. We offer a garden setting with a wide range of accomadations. We offer a dormitory with six single beds, 5 small cabanas with one queen size bed, 4 large cabanas with 2 queen size beds, 3 casitas with A\C for up to six people, and 2 regular room with A\C. All beds include breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rancho Tranquilo

Address: Av. Tulum, 86 | Between Saturno and Luna Norte, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range: $43 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rancho Tranquilo 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Rancho Tranquilo Tulum
Rancho Tranquilo Hotel Tulum
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Tulum
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms closer to the office area have better wifi”
diandir, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“if you have a group- the casitas houses are the best.”
964danw, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
“A cabana, very romantic!”
bencarla, 29 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Personaly i would choose the private rooms because the have there own bathrooms and air conditioning”
RoccoF_12, 10 Feb 2012 | Read review
“small cabins are great large cabins have a private porch with a table and chairs and hammock private rooms are incredible with AC and private bath Doorms are available and the beds are the best”
Robc455, 8 Feb 2012 | Read review
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