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Cabanas, Hostal y Camping "Magic Bacalar"

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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Magic Bacalar is a 10/10 in terms of location: right on the edge of the lagoon, great pier to hang out day&night (it was full moon while I was there, amazing view!), small convenience stores nearby. Bacalar center is no more than a15min walk away. Great place to meet people and make friends too. Friendly and helpful staff. And good...

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I'm sitting here, getting my breakfast and was thinking to give this place a good review! You will do the same when you here It's awesome what you get for your money: - great and friendly service - breakfast and fresh juice - bed close to the lake - perfect view - big privat jetty where you can hang around...

1Thank Peter63268
Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I've been to Magic twice because I believe they have one of the BEST locations, gardens and access to the lagoon. You can literally roll out of bed and into the lagoon for sunset. However the living conditions are unacceptable. The showers are dirty and since they built another dorm room, only 2 showers serve over 30+ guests when they...

Thank Stephanie H
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The place has a lot going for it in terms of location (lake front) and atmosphere but it has a few small issues too. They seem to be building for tourist season but they need to because one shower and three toilets can't handle the volume of people that stay here. There was some noise from that building while we...

Thank Chris W
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a nice spot but they missed something wich is really important and that most of other places didn't forget. This is been right beside or with a view to the 7 colours lagoon. Wich is amazing. Staying in tents gives you a closer taste with nature. It was a wrong idea though putting stones/gravel in the ground because...

Thank DiAplo
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2016

# The dorms: small. noisy. dirty. hot. -EXTREMELY small. Not 70m2 as advertised on Booking. com. NO space to put your stuff (a sign even tells you to keep your backpack outside the dorm). Not a single place where you can hang a towel. No space between each bed. -The beds and the whole room is old, disgusting and dark....

Thank agathebluess
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Make sure you negotiate the price as I found some guests paying a different amount. The location is far from the center but is still within walking distance. It is a little expensive for the type of accommodation, buts that's all of Bacalar. Lockers are made from wood, (not safe). Other than that, the garden looks beautiful, and the jetty...

Thank Corey B
Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Bacalar is absolutely beautiful, and this hostel is in a really great location. The jetty, with hammocks and loungers, is the perfect place to relax, both day and night. I found the staff here to be friendly, and the facilities were basic but clean and functional. The breakfast was great. Unfortunately, during our first few days money was stolen from...

Thank Stacey L
Bytom, Poland
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I have spend two nights in dormitorie, really clean with mosquitieras. They equipped with fridge, kitchen and water point. The surroundings are picturesques, they own part of a beach where you can also rent kayaks, or other stuff. In the price (a little big) there is breakfast included which totally compensate it (check photo). There were not too much toilets...

Thank Zdzislawin
Oaxaca, Mexico
Reviewed 7 July 2016

The hostel has the most amazing view right in front of the dormitory but apart from that I was not impressed. It is very expensive for a bed in a dorm. And the toilets are so dirty at all time. And there is only ONE shower for a lot of guests both in the dormitory and the camping ground.

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alux13, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Cabanas, Hostal y Camping "Magic Bacalar", responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for your comments. We are working in all points you wrote for giving you a nice service. We invite you in your next visit to Bacalar to proof we are the best choise in the town. Your comments are very important for us. Thanks again

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Magic Bacalar is not classified as any of other Bacalar hotels. Our accommodation style is for group of people who are looking for place to stay in hostel style accommodation or even camping. We provide accommodation for group of people.Magic Bacalar welcome students, campers, travellers, explorers to Bacalar to stay in the accommodation you are looking for which includes hostel services as well as other activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabanas, Hostal y Camping "Magic Bacalar"

Address: Entre 5ta. y 3ra. Ave, Calle 36, La Ave. 3 Termina en La Entrada de Magic, Bacalar 77930, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Bacalar
Price Range: $27 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Cabanas, Hostal y Camping "Magic Bacalar" 1.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Pristine view but choose a private room or camping!”
 of 5 bubbles stephanieh905, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I believe the tents are much better than shared dorms.”
 of 5 bubbles DiAplo, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cheaper dorm is near the kitchens”
 of 5 bubbles coreyb977, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The dormitory in the back is attached to a communal area. If people stay up late you might hear that.”
 of 5 bubbles H8523OLoliviab, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Dorm closer to lake is quieter and has a nice view”
 of 5 bubbles webpepper, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
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