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Cabanas, Hostal y Camping "Magic Bacalar"

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San Pedro, Belize
Reviewed 28 January 2016

This hostel is a little beautiful jungle on the lake. The dorms are very clean and that's not even the best part. You won't want to be inside anyway, you'll only be there to sleep. It's the kind of a place where being inside of a dorm will make you feel guilty because the outside is so beautiful and relaxing....

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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Staff is kind, breakfast is delicious, premises is clean, and wifi in the registration area. They are right on the lake. You can walk to the main town for restaurants. They care about the place. Glad we found it on trip advisor.

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Magic Bacalar is one of my favorite hostels that I stayed at in Mexico. The staff is extremely friendly, and the dorms were incredibly clean. Because of the mosquito nets, absolutely no bugs got around the beds. The location is right in town, and directly on a beautiful portion of the lake. The hostel has kayaks and canoes for rent...

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 10 January 2016

This is one of the best places I stayed during my Mexico trip: The hostel is right on the lake, with a private pier into it, where you can swim. One of the dorms is right on the lake (the other is a short walk trough the garden). There are lots of places to sit, chill and read a book...

Thank Martijn P
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

The people here are friendly and trust worthy. The place is very relaxed clean and has direct access to the Laguna. I chose the dorms that are closest to the water but there are other options. אחלה מקום. אנשים הוגנים וידידותיים ממליץ.

Thank Eyal L
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

They seem nice, but they don't really seem to know much about what they're doing. We saw 2 days in a row (we only stayed 2 days) other couples leaving because they had made problems with their booking. We had a "private room" which is not really private at all, and just on an addict above the dorms. The location...

2Thank Natividad D
Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

very nice hostel with great location, good prize and very friendly and helpfull staff. we have stayed there for 3 nights and we higly recommand it! they have very atmospheric dorms, kayak and boat rental and amazing pier! if you go there during low season don't need reservation

Thank pozytywnyskokpl
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Probably the nicest place I've ever been at, counting the hostel and the location, Bacalar Lagoon is really an awesome magic place, and magic hostel has a great vibe to stay right next to the lagoon, it has a peer straight into the middle of the lagoon, great for a night swim or a refreshing dive during the day.

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Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

This hostel is expensive for a dorm. Normally, you can have a own room for this price. Breakfast is not included and I didn't found full waterbottles. The view and the dock is beautiful and nice for relaxing, kids or aswell for singles! There was one restaurant with typical food a la gran muy Rico ;)

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Reviewed 1 March 2015

My husband booked this, thinking a tent right on the lagoon would be fun. He was misguided. The tents are not right on the lagoon, they are an albeit short walk down a gravel/treed path away. The tents are all close together, meaning you hear everything. Luckily I didn't sleep much or I would have worried that my snoring kept...

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  • Kitchenette
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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 - $45 (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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