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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

First of all I spend a lot of time in hotels due to my job.So I like clean hotels with a high standard and a good service and am not a very holiday-in-a-bungalow-type-of-person.Still İ decided to spend a night here with my husband and I absolutely loved it!!!Rooms were cleaned in a very detailed manner and decorated with love and...

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review and happy you decided to experience the Maya style housing.....No need to worry about security... we have survellance cameras... but never really needed them... the gates are locked at night... I can imagine when its your first time in a quiet place it does take some getting used to . Happy that...

Zofingen, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at this place outside of Santa Elena, located at the main road between Uxmaal and Ruuta Puuc. The food was really good, friendly staff and a nice atmosphere on the veranda, surrounded by trees and plants. The music is nice background mexican style.

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

So happy you enjoyed your meal with us... maybe next time come and stay... it would be out pleaure... The music you Heard was from a local artista from Merida... she has a great voice.... we also have live musicians , from Santa Elena ,sometimes in the evening adding to the ambience . Again thank you for your review it...

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We love the Pickled Onion. Located just outside the small town of Santa Elena. We stayed here before and will continue to again. Beautiful garden setting. Authentic Mayan style rooms. Swimming pool for the warm Yucatan evenings. Valerie makes your stay here remarkable with her knowledge of the local sites. Ruins, swimming cenotes, haciendas. The rooms are very clean with...

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and so happy you came back to visit us. It is always a pleasure to receive such great guests We look forward to seeing you again in the future Again thank you cheers Valerie

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Reviewed 9 April 2016

We stayed here for one night during our week long travel through Yucatan. This pace was the highlight of our trip. Beautiful grounds, a very nice bungalow (modern, very comfortable and rustic at the same time), great food, and we even swam in the pool which was quite good and super clean. Valerie is a great host and it was...

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and so happy you enjoyed your stay with us There is something magical about this area and so many times guests regret only staying for one night ... there is so much more to see than Uxmal.* which is stunning*.. so we look forward to your next visit with much pleasure Thank...

Seminyak, Indonesia
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This was booked by an American friend that we are travelling the Yucatan with and it is a peaceful, delightful oasis to stop, take a deep breath and relax. Good location away from any hustle and bustle, friendly owner and staff, good food so no need to eat out, reasonable prices, you won't be sorry to include this gem in...

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

Lovely review thank you Carole.... I hope your trip in the northern hemisphere continues in the most delightful way. It was indeed a pleasure to have you here with us .... I especially found a deep and true connection with you as if we had known each other for years... or if you believe... maybe in a past life. It...

New York
Reviewed 7 April 2016

My wife and I had the good fortune to spend a couple of nights in January at the Pickled Onion and the stay was delightful in every way. We had our own individual hut with a thatched roof, and the owner was always asking the guests whether everything was to their liking. As to the food- oh, Lord but it...

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

How delightful to read your wonderful review We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and you enjoyed our restaurant I hope you return one day it would be our pleasure to serve you Always travel well and enjoy every experience that comes your way cheers Valerie

Minnetonka, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Located on Highway 261 several miles south of Uxmal, at the edge of Santa Elena, is this gem of a restaurant. Physically, it's rather unassuming, but the food and presentation belie its location and appearance. In a word: outstanding! We returned twice, and enjoyed the gazpacho, the avocado soup, meatballs, and fish. If you plan to visit Uxmal, either from...

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we areally appreciate your comments I hope you return one day it would be our pleasure to serve you As explained at the time the 5 % on credit cards is an international transaction fee Local credit cards also get charged a fee...a Little less but nevertheless a fee The note at the reception clearly...

Reviewed 20 March 2016

Valerie is great, she takes care of her guests, we felt very welcome. She and her team are friendly, its a nice atmosphere there and the food is good. We recommend to stay there! The Pool as well as the cabanas are also nice.

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank so much for your lovely comments we really welcome great feedback Take care Valerie

Paris, France
Reviewed 15 March 2016

When in Yucatan don't hesitate to settle down for a few days at Valeries'place : the quality and peace is great & it's perfect to visit Uxmal & Ruta Puuc...a much better spot than Merida (worth a visit & just 1 hour drive from Pickeld...) On top the price is soft...

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review it was a pleasure to read it I hope you come back one day it would be our pleasure to serve you again Take care and always travel well cheers Valerie

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I've stayed at the pickled onion twice and loved it both times. A great stop in the Uxmal area. The owner Valerie is great. The accommodations are so neat. The food is amazing. St elena is a quaint little town. Its nice to relax in the hammock or read a book by the pool .

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pickMerida, Owner at The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your welcoming comments So happy you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again sometime Take care Valerie

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A unique Eco-Boutique Bed and Breakfast located close to Uxmal, Kabah, Sayil and Labnah. Quaint Maya style rooms, complete with private entrance, bathrooms, refrigerator ,coffe maker bottled water,toiletries, safety boxes, Wi Fi in all rooms ,clean, comfortable and secure, set in peaceful surroundings. Rooms are adorned with my own paintings. Beautiful gardens with labyrinth. Area for Yoga, Tai chi etc. Mini Spa.Swimming pool Excellent restaurant where you can taste some of the Yucatan cuisine. Located close to the village where you can experience Maya life as it really is.The bar awaits you for the best cocktails/margaritas in the area, as well as wine and beer.You have the luxury of Wi fi in all areas including your rooms .An artisan shop where you can buy items including locally made hammocks and snack shop if you want a small snack in-between meals. All the staff are local people from Santa Elena and all structures were build by local people too, including wood work, iron work etc I maybe a foreign owner but how good that work has been created for the local people who would otherwise not have an income. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Pickled Onion B&B / Restaurant

Address: Carretera 261 Uxmal a Kabah | Uxmal, Santa Elena 98760, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Santa Elena
Price Range: $51 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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