Mezzanine Hotel

Address: km 2 Carretera Tulum-Punta Allen, Tulum, Yucatan Peninsula, 77780, Mexico | Hotel
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This hotel, located on km 2 Carretera Tulum-Punta Allen, Tulum, is near Gran Cenote, Hidden Worlds Cenotes Park, Mexi-Divers, and Cenote Crystal.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews Mezzanine Hotel Tulum

      Died and gone to heaven


      Unbelivable...My memory of taking naps on a hammock staring straight out to a white sand beach with the bluest waters. The service was great, the rooms were top notch, clean and the style was done with great taste! Its Tulum's best kept secret, shhhhhhh. Get ready to fall in love over and over with the hotel and person you are with because of the spirit this hotel projects. Rustic Elegance that took my breath away. p.s. incredibly reasonable prices for food and drinks.

      The Best Place to Stay in Tulum


      After staying at other accommodation in Tulum it was pure joy to spend time at Mezzanine. In a town where accommodation is mostly described as 'rustic' (my description, one step above camping) Mezzanine proved that you can still have electricity 24hrs a day, efficient room cleaning, great showers as well as great views, great service, great food and hosts that are truly bilingual. It was a pure pleasure to visit there and I would heartily recommend it to anyone.

      Post card beautiful, so much atmosphere.


      We stayed here the week following hurricaine wilma. We looked at all the places along the Tulum beach and the Mezzanine is by far the best! The view is like a Post Card, the beach is white sand, there is a coral reef about 100 yards out that we snorkeled to. The dining was excellant (thai cuisine) and service was top notch. Friday night they had a D.J. from Mexico city flown in and it is a VERY hip night spot, and the music was just my style. Forget anything the news or internet is saying about the hurricane damage, in the city of Tulum its business as usual, and the Mezzanine weathered the whole storm with a amazingly small amount of damage, which by the way was being rapidly taken care of. I have only the best memories of the Mezzanine and will go there again when i return to the cancun area. WE actually ended up in tulum after hurricaine wilma. 4 days in a large resort convention center in riviera maya waiting out hurricaine wilma, when we were finally let out we headed to Tulum. Dont get me wrong, the large resort was really nice, but not what i had pictured for my vacation. The Mezzanine was the perfect ending to a hurricaine interrupted vacation. I would highly recommend the Mezzanine to anyone. It was the perfect way to end a vacation that could have been ruined by hurricaine wilma, but the mezzanine gave us great memories to end our vacation by. I'm betting that i will be back there again on another vacation.

      Where the Corona commercial comes from


      If you've seen those Corona commercials where a couple lounges around the beach in absolute tranquility, well they represent the atmosphere at Mezzanine quite well.

      With only 4 rooms you get absolute peace. The beds are very comfortable and as previous reviews have indicated, Brendan and Katrina will do everything possible to make your stay a memorable one.

      Only downside: occasional generic tourists from Cancun in for drinks and abusing the pool on their way out of the Tulum ruins, but they're really just a passing nuisance more than anything.

      Fantastic Restaurant


      We had our pre wedding dinner at the Mezzanine. We did not stay at the hotel-but had wished we had! This is a beautiful spot on the beach. The views are spectacular. The restaurant is fantastic. Great ambiance....The food is thai...and oh so yummy!!! Brendan and Katrina are so personable and excellent at what they do. We were hosting a dinner for 45 people. We showed up at 5 (which is when our guests were scheduled to show up.) What I didn't realize was I had given the wrong date to Katrina and Brendan. I told them the party would be on Oct 3rd not Oct 1st. Essentially 45 people showed up unannounced on a Sat night. Katrina and Brendan did not miss a beat. The immediately put me at ease and proceeded to make the magic happen. You would have NEVER known that they had no notice. The food was impeccable and the service excellent. Hats off to these two...they have created one of the best restaurants in Tulum. We only wish we made arrangements to stay in their hotel that looks so inviting!!!

      A beautiful hotel in a spectacular natural setting


      My boyfriend and I just returned from a truly relaxing and memorable 5 night stay at Mezzanine in Tulum. We had a fabulous time and highly recommend the hotel. The three other reviews already posted before mine provide accurate details on the rooms and ammenities - read those for further information. Kattrina and Brendan (the owners/managers) are always readily available and can answer any questions, provide suggestions for you, set up tours to the nearby biosphere nature reserve, etc. Because Mezzanine was so comfortable, though, we opted to do nothing but go to the beach for swims and walks, take dips in the pool, kick back on comfortable lounge chairs overlooking the Caribbean in the afternoon, watch pelicans fly over head and, finally, cap all of this off with a cold Mexican beer as the sun went down. We often felt like we were at our own private house. The views are unmatched, as is the sound of waves lapping on the shore while you go to sleep and wake up in the comfortable platform bed. All of the hotel staff are friendly and polite, and they make every sort of effort to make the guests comfortable and welcome. We hope to be lucky enough to go to Mezzanine again. It's a cool place. (And, yes, no phones, tvs, radios, newspapers, hairdryers, etc, all of which is great for really getting away from it all. We also agree with the first review about this being a place for adults seeking a sort of hip/funky edge. We are in our early 30s and it seemed that most other guests we overlapped with were in a similar age range.)

      THe best of Talum


      Please read the very well written first review below first so I do not have to type all of the details. I agree with almost all of what is written. My wife and I have traveled the area several times in search of small botique hotels and have not found one that comes close. We came to the area without a reservation. We stopped at Mezzanine first thing in the morning and then went south looking for a place to stay. If you are not familiar with the area there are dozens of small hotels over about a 20 mile stretch of beautiful white sand beaches just south of the ruins in Talum. We stopped at about 10 of them and had a drink or just to see the place. At the end of the day we came back to Mezzanine our first stop to stay for a few days. We are very happy with our choice. It just got better with time. We really did not see the reason to venture out for food or entertainment since we had each other and the great people at Mezzanine. Brendon the owner/manager is a very worldly, cool guy that has impecable taste for food, music, surroundings and it definately shows in the experiences of staying at Mezzanine. It just seemed like something was missing from each of the other properties we visited. We found plenty of availability all along the coast in the summer even though some of the places showed being booked. If you are adventuresome try not making a reservation and do what we did and shop the hotels. You will probably still come to the same conclusion. We like room number #4 or #1. #4 has the most privacy and more windows. And we love the pool, it's small and private. We also liked being up on the little vista or rocks instead of right on the beach, the beach is right down the rocks to your right and not an inconvience. We travel extensively and this is one of our new favorite places. You really can't go wrong with this decision unless it's a budget issue. I am guessing some travel magazine will discover this new spot soon and make it more difficult for all of us to get a room here. Oh well... Brendon deserves success he has put togehter a great concept. Brendon if you do it again somewhere else let me know, We will be there.

      Amazing! bobo paradise


      we stumbled upon mezzanine after several nights in other palapa/hotels nearby... for the same rate, we got a little taste of luxery at this tiny lovely place. Not for those seeking authentic mexican cuisine-- they server Thai?? but so lovely! great sheets, great rooms, amazing showers, HOT water (you wont find this in any other place on the strip) (am in miami?) great food. great spot for soft americans seeking a little luxery with their ecotravel. the best of both worlds.

      A Gem in Tulum


      This place is fantastic! I was hesitant to write the first review because I didn't want this wonderful place to be discovered! However, the owners did such a great job that it would be a shame for it to go undiscovered. We stayed at Mezzanine for 2 nights with another couple mid-April (both in our late 30's). Upon first glance, the place is gorgeous! We were immediately greeted upon arrival with warm welcomes and were handed our room key - There are only 4 rooms here so no waiting for check-in or lengthy forms to fill out. The rooms are COOL. Big king platform beds, lots of space with minimalist furnishings and lots of windows - lots of shelves for all of your suntan lotion and the other miscellaneous stuff we all seem to carry around on vacation. All the rooms have an ocean view (and your neighbor is right next door - all 4 rooms are side by side). The bathrooms are really nice with a huge rain shower, big fluffy towels, a vessel sink and contemporary lighting. All the rooms have a narrow spiral staircase leading up to a loft with a couch, skylight and table. Would be a great spot to unpack your bag and use as a dressing area if you were staying longer than a few days. Shortly after arrival a staff member brought us a large pitcher of purified water with 2 glasses and wanted to know if we needed anything... the water was replaced every day + we had plenty of bottled water in the bathroom. There are no tv's, clocks or radios in the rooms which was even better. The layout of Mezzanine is intimate and unique. There are a few decks with chairs and another deck for lunch, dinner or cocktails. The beach right smack in front of Mezzanine is a little rocky - you just need to walk about 3 minutes to the beautiful sandy area. The restaurant at Mezzanine was delicious! We ate breakfast there twice and lunch once. The menu has somewhat of an Asian flair - service, quality and quantity was top notch. The small bar offers happy hour every day from 4-6. Cocktails and beer are not cheap but reasonably priced. Mezzanine definitely has an "edge" to it and would probably only appeal to those looking for a "cool and funky" place to hang for a few days. For example, the bar area has bean bag chairs and there could be bands playing later at night (keep in mind your hotel room is right in the middle of this). There is also a palapa style loft above the restaurant with couches and a pool table. I would recommend Mezzanine for adults only - this is not a place for children. It's obvious the owners put a lot of thought and time into the design and construction of Mezzanine.. and it shows - the pool is small with no real area for "lounging", however, it's the perfect spot for a quick dip while laying around on one of the decks. Everyone in our group agreed that we would definitely return within the next year. The whole Tulum area is wonderful, safe and unspoiled - We went to Zamas for drinks and dinner (highly recommend) as well as Copal, Azulik and Cocoa Cabanas ... all for cocktails. Don't come to Tulum looking for hairdryers, street lighting, internet service, fast food or electricity (many of the places only have torches and candles at night). Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Mezzanine Hotel Tulum

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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