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Xaloc Resort

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are a refugee from Playa del Carmen or Isla de Mujeres, this is a nice place. Holbox, in general, is far from the peaceful and placid paradise that people often describe. It is, in fact a little sister to the industrial resort towns of the Costa de Sol. Be aware, for instance that the picturesque "golf carts" are...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Do yourself a favor and just avoid Xaloc. First of all- the place reeks of sewage- probably because of the dirty swampy area at the entrance of the hotel. The rooms are not clean and very dark, the shower is old and shabby but the most annoying was the noise- apparently the hotel is located between two extremely noisy construction...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not only did we not get the room we booked 4(!) months in advance - but once we settled for alternative room they offered - we realized that the hotel is located next to 2 construction areas: First is a new building being built right next to it (see attached picture, I wish I could also upload a video so...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel, very nice beach and very nice service, incredible experience. Lacks of heated pool, this is the only down side. Everything else is superb, specially the amazing beach! unforgettable experience and very good prices for food and drinks.

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights at Xaloc for our honeymoon recently. This was our first trip to Holbox, which we enjoyed immensely. We were early for check in, but the front desk took our bags and directed us to the pool to cool down. I was apprehensive walking into the property because there is a walkway as you enter that...

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Peniscola, Spain
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely laid back stay in Xaloc resort. It was great for all 3 generations and gave us a good taste of island life. For us this hotel was in a great position. It is on the beach but only a short walk into town. It is also far enough into the beach strip to walk to the...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Very good service, good attention, the room was clean, good bathroom (the water has some failures) , excellent view, the wifi was so terrible and are limited to the areas and sometimes not conexión available, the breakfast included missing meat and eggs.

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New Hampshire
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Loved this quaint hotel, it has plenty of rooms and is a great location, not too far from town, but on a nice stretch of beach. The staff was super friendly and the food and drinks were good. We would definitively come back here. The back pool was secluded and quiet in Nov. it is the family area, but we...

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Potomac, Maryland
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We enjoyed our two nights at Xaloc. The staff was helpful and friendly, often going out of their way to assist us with food, transportation and other requests. The air-conditioning unit was overcome by the heat and humidity, though, and our thatched room bungalow was mighty hot.

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Barcelona
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed 3 nights and overall the setup and installations are good, its right on the beach and a comfortable distance to the centre. Staff is also friendly BUT there is a clear lack og strong management - no standards for cleaning, no process for bathroom re-plenishment etc. This is so simple to do well and I expect a very high...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Xaloc Resort is a small ecotourism hotel located in a natural paradise of white sand beach near the small village of Holbox. Xaloc are in different environments to enjoy the charm and intimacy offered by the site, two pools, a lounge reading a terrace under the palapas where you can enjoy the breeze of the Caribbean Sea, a terrace on the beach where enjoy the sun during the day and admire the stars at night and "Maja'che" a restaurant where every dish is a specialty ... more   less 

Additional Information about Xaloc Resort

Address: C Chacchi s/n esq. Playa Norte, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Holbox Island
Price Range: $191 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Xaloc Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Xaloc Hotel Holbox Island
Xaloc Resort Holbox Island
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Holbox Island
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Holbox Island
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Be aware that many rooms, while nice, have no view of the sea. Other views here are uninspiring.”
 of 5 bubbles 680turnerm, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I actually preferred the room (over a casita) because it was a little more private.”
 of 5 bubbles CindyPestka, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Pick the ocean views for a great breeze. They are all super close but the breeze in our room was fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles orangelollypops, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms have the same horrible beds according to the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles rbtraveler90, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Really enjoyed the upper rooms in t he European building. The pool was private and fantastic.”
 of 5 bubbles Beckettb, 28 Apr 2013 | Read review
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