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Casa Kan Balam

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Thank goodness we checked our reservations before travel. They claimed to have no record of the reservation done through Hostel World. Glad we found another place at the last minute as it was two days before Christmas and a very busy time at Playa Del Carmen. We never did see this bed and breakfast....must be away from the center. Que...

Thank Linda W
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

This place cancelled our booking ten days before our scheduled stay this NYE. We booked months ago via hostel bookers and had our reservation confirmed by the hotel (who took almost 2 months to reply to our emails for confirmation). Be warned when booking here. No explanation was given. I smell a scam.

1Thank zoe_alex24
Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

The Casa Kan Balam was a fantastic introduction to our trip around the Yucatan. We booked the hotel on a whim and it was a great decision. Annika was extremely accommodating, cooking up a great breakfast every morning. A real find and a unique stay. Couldn't recommend it enough. Do it.

Thank Madaleine B
Reviewed 1 July 2015

How can one not be delighted by this wonderful Casa Kan Balam , oasis of beautiful stones and scuptures of Kan Balam and a very dreamy garden!!!!!!!!!! Everything is so beautiful and peaceful and in harmony with the nature and the Mayan culture. The rooms are just stone gems!!! Love it! And Annick always invents a very delicious totally homemade...

Thank poesiedunord
Frankfurt (Main)
Reviewed 4 April 2015

as the titel sounds. The Room and bathroom was very nice and interoired with lot of details. Missing a/c was no problem, due to a quiet Fan. Fantastic bed and also good breakfast. Also, i would like to have someone bread/toast. But cereals comming with fresh milk and fruits were also very delicious. And don't forget the cake. The Garden...

Thank ebbes
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

I really appreciate the attention from the hosts, really kind people but for me the location was terrible and it was not what I was expecting after reading the comments. The room is spacious, but it was not for me. It seems a work in progress but not finished yet, no toilet paper available, Mosquitos everywhere. It's a place if...

2Thank Gloriana C
Community of Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

We chose this hotel as we were travelling with a rental car and wanted to avoid the crowded town centre. I thought the price for a room was so low that I'd better be prepared for anything. And yet, this lovely hotel is a surprise!! It's decorated with tastes and you immediately feel relaxed just by entering the gate. There...

1Thank Linda V
Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

We spent 3 nights here on the Mexico leg of our central American trip. On arrival in Playa we took a taxi with our luggage, at first you think 'where is this taxi taking me', the hotel is in the residential area on a dirt road. There is no sign on the door to say it is a hotel, but...

3Thank allie1904
Culemborg, The Netherlands
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

I really want to leave an honest review of this B&B. First of all, its extremely difficult to find: Google maps on their website leads you downtown, between calle 5 and 6 or something. Then we found the correct address on our voucher, and went searching again. (Check the photos of this hotel; i left a picture of the right...

6Thank Dutchpair
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Casa Kan Balam is a rally wonderful place to stay. Everything is really special the room was beautiful and quiet. Annick and her husband are really nice people who made a lot that their guests feel comfortable.They put a lot of love in the place. Also the garden is wonderful like masoala-hall with many plants. the breakfast was really great...

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Beautiful and Cosy Bed and Breakfast inspired by Mayan art in the middle of a luxury tropical garden4 guest maxBreakfast includedat 5 mts of the beach and 3 mts of the center town2 Queen size bedroomsLiving Room - Little kitchenA/C - Wifi - Mini BarBicycles - ParkingSale of Tours Sales of traditionnals art on placeDiner in option on request onlyPets not allowedLanguage : French - english - spanish and german ... more   less 

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Address: Calle 17 Sur Ent 70 y 75, Playa del Carmen 77712, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $41 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Any of their rooms are great, just take whichever is available.”
wg21, 17 Mar 2014 | Read review
“any room available is as pretty. One has 2 beds, so if you travel with a friend it might be easier. Both have the gorgeous outdoor/indoor showers that make the B&B famous for, and both are white with special light arangements. The garden is amazing, and so is the silence at night.”
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