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Beachfront Hotel La Palapa

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Centennial, Colorado
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights. Don't get a room on the street. There is a family bar and restaurant and they party until 4 am. They are obnoxious and noisy. We asked them to quiet down and to no avail. I feel the hotel should do more. They moved us and the rest of the stay was nice. Good...

3Thank bfigs
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Great place, but unfortunately short of bliss. Although the hotel itself does pretty much everything right, it falls victim to island development. Surrounding noise makes it impossible to sleep with windows open, which is a shame because the soothing ocean waves are literally steps away. On a few occasions, earplugs were even required to sleep. The culprits are nearby bars...

4Thank WorldXplorator
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This was my first stay on Holbox and wanted to share some thoughts about the hotel for other potential travelers. Beach: This is where the hotel shines in my opinion. I think this hotel has the best beachfront area on the island. There were always plenty of chairs. The way the island is situated you don't get a lot of...

3Thank RyanL50
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is the second time we've stayed at Hotel La Palapa this year. Once again, everything was sheer perfection – from check-in to check-out. The rooms (our faves are the Top Floor rooms – no balcony, but you don't need one because the windows open up from left to right so your entire room becomes a balcony) have broad, expansive...

5Thank PaulaP_11
HotelLaPalapa, Gerente at Beachfront Hotel La Palapa, responded to this review

Hello Paula As always we are happy that the BeachFront La Palapa Hotel remains one of your favorite places on the island of Holbox, the top floor room that you reserve is one of those that has a spectacular view despite having no balcony, but as You say when you open the windows you can feel the sea breeze and...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Our first stay in our 3-week trip across Yucatan - a perfect place to settle after a long trip to relax. A beautiful setting, right on the beach. We had a great room, bright and very clean, with an en-suite bathroom. The beach of the hotel is small and intimate, with palm trees that provide shade and prevent the feeling...

1Thank Dimitri G
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This little hotel, 25 rooms, is ON THE BEACH. No walking. It is ON THE BEACH. Wonderful staff, the reception staff must speak English and they are so good. Monika, Dante, Anna, are so good. The restaurant staff don't speak English as well. But are very good. Alonzo , Andrea, Kenny are very good. Breakfast , lunch and early dinner...

3Thank Richard W
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 27 November 2016

My husband and I stayed for two nights in mid-November and loved it! This is a boutique hotel directly on the beach and just two blocks to the entry into town. It does have a restaurant that's opened for breakfast and during the day. We found the food there to be very good and well-priced -- try their juices, they...

3Thank lomigirl
New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 November 2016

La Palapa was a quiet and clean budget friendly hotel having a helpful and friendly staff. The views were incredible and food nothing short of perfect. Their Huevos Rancheros and crepes were so delectable! I'd also recommend their 3 island tour which is super cheap. Nice big rooms with adorable bathroom features. I am a magnet for mosquitos and did...

3Thank Renee M
HotelLaPalapa, Gerente at Beachfront Hotel La Palapa, responded to this review

Dear Renee We thank you very much for the nice comment you have written to us. Tranquility and cleanliness is a priority that characterizes us. Holbox itself is a destination to enjoy the tranquility and especially of its sunsets! We are also very pleased that you have also enjoyed the culinary delights of the Punta Baja Restaurant. Mosquitoes, mosquitoes, at...

Reviewed 21 September 2016

The rooms were not anything special, but we didn't mind because we were only there for one night. The rooms and the grounds were clean, and the staff was very helpful and friendly. Please be aware that this is an adults only hotel! I didn't realize this but luckily they were ok with my 15 year old son. It's right...

1Thank Erika H
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

On the beach. Rooms have a great view, you can hear the ocean. Great service, nice food, you can open an account at the bar. room has a big balcony with hammock. Relaxing, friendly. 2 seconds walk from the main plaza.

1Thank Tamari7

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: $194 - $454 (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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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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“Upper floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Synnoeve2015, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“2nd or 3rd floor balcony rooms are lovely, facing the sea.”
  • View from the terrace on top of hotel
 of 5 bubbles IowaMjb, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms overlooking the beach are probably quieter. No elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles migrider2016, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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