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    Genesis Eco-Oasis

    Ek Balam Village | Next to the archaeological zone, Ek Balam, Ek Balam Village 97743, Mexico
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    Traveller (187)
    Room & Suite (51)
    Pool & Beach (27)
    Overview
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good20%
    • Average8%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “mayan village” (16 reviews)
    “tortillas” (14 reviews)
    “fed pool” (5 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Accessible rooms
    Laundry Service
    Babysitting
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    1 - 5 of 165 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The website and reviews made this place seem so fantastic. I was really disappointed upon arrival. I have made various equerries prior booking that we interested in tortilla making, hiking, tours, interaction with locals..etc.that that was purpose of our stay in Ek Balam as we...More

    Thank barbaramanko
    Response from J Lee C, Manager at Genesis Eco-OasisResponded 4 days ago

    It IS fantastic! I´ve been a permanent resident of Ek Balam for 16 yrs and I can vouch for its authenticity! No floor shows, no garish costumes, no performances. Just the most friendly, welcoming and generous people you´ll meet. Knowing that unrealistic expectations, especially at...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed here in mid December, and this little b&b was our first stop of our two week Christmas break. I found this place whilst researching jungle retreats and I didn’t hesitate to book when I saw the other reviews on trip advisor. The rooms...More

    Thank Louise H
    Response from J Lee C, Owner at Genesis Eco-OasisResponded 2 weeks ago

    It was delightful watching your little girl interact so gently with the kittens. Thanks for noticing how much loving work goes into our outdoor spaces! It is all about Life, in all its Abundance and Diversity! We would love to have you back.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This place is unique. It's a guesthouse, with small villas, usually with one room at each level. In between a lush garden. But this place lives up to the label eco lodge. The rooms have insect screens but no doors, so they open to the...More

    Thank bombaybeauty
    Response from J Lee C, Manager at Genesis Eco-OasisResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks for taking the time to review us. So glad you enjoyed your stay as well. It might be worth mentioning too that most of the tours we organize are free, by donation to the host family. Thanks for trusting me with your vacation plans!

    Reviewed 3 December 2017

    We spent 5 days at Genesis Eco-Oasis. This is the real México. Not for the traveler who expects absolute perfection or who does not care to interact with the local population. The grounds are beautiful, the food provided by Gloria, an ebullient local Mayan woman...More

    Thank Alex P
    Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

    My review is long overdue! My boyfriend and I stayed here for 2 nights at the beginning of our trip exploring the beautiful Yucatán Peninsula. Lee was so sweet in letting us stay there the first few nights of June when she is typically closed....More

    Thank mallorym838
    Response from Lee C, Owner at Genesis Eco-OasisResponded 9 September 2017

    We are thrilled that you had a good time. Your visit was unstructured and spontaneous and made it possible to take advantage of opportunities to know some of the people who live here in the village. It was great to meet you and I hope...More

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    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersPlatinum level
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$50 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
    • Location
    • Mexico >
    • Yucatan Peninsula >
    • Yucatan >
    • Ek Balam Village
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    • Genesis Eco-Oasis Hotel Ek Balam Village
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    Traveller (187)
    Room & Suite (51)
    Pool & Beach (27)
    Dining (15)
    Hotel & Grounds (138)
    Bathroom (5)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    SushNewYork
    22 April 2017|
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    Response from J Lee C | Property representative |
    A taxi from the airport, here will be considerably more expensive than the other direction (due to regulations and licencing required to pick up passengers at the airport). A taxi from Genesis to the airport will take just... More
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    Vorpax
    9 April 2017|
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    Response from J Lee C | Property representative |
    If you write to us directly, I have a few attachments and maps I can send you. It is part of our arrivals package but you may find it helpful.
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    SashaLerner
    9 December 2014|
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    Response from J Lee C | Property representative |
    Thank you. I hope you received an answer to this via our regular website reservations link, GenesisEkBalam. com. Thank you for your enquiry.
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    Room Tips
    "tree house lookd nice with good pool view and relaxing aera"
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    "We enjoyed the birdhouse"
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    "Ask Lee lots of questions to ensure you are getting the right room for your needs. The rooms vary wildly."
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    "I wish we had been in an upstairs room but I loved the coziness of our netted canopy bed."
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