Mama's Home

Calle orion s-n entre venus y sol oriente, Tulum, Yucatan Peninsula, 77780, Mexico | Hostel
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A travel blog entry by coma-weltreise on Mar 27, 2014

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Die Fahrt von Mérida nach Tulum war ziemlich kurz (4 Stunden) und sehr bequem (nagelneuer Volvo-Bus). Sie war aber leider nicht so spannend, da die Schnellbuse auf den teuren Autobahnen fahren, wo die Aussicht leider ziemlich öde ist. Weil der Fahrer sein neues Gefährt nicht wirklich im Griff hatte, brachten wir die Strecke zudem ohne Film hinter …

Back on the Yucatan Peninsula!

A travel blog entry by m_and_m_time on Oct 18, 2013

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After leaving Mexico a few months ago to travel in Cuba and Central America, we have finally returned to the stunning Yucatan Peninsula (taking a boat from Caye Caulker, Belize to Chetumal in Mexico).

As well as being thrilled about more great Mexican street food, we are also loving being back to where the most beautiful …

The Jaguar is My Spirit Animal

A travel blog entry by adipeery


... I realize that people need to make a living - but is nothing sacred? Is nothing left to the imagination? Things discovered on this trip - the jaguar is my spirit animal. It calls me. I answered. I purchased my $5.00 jaguar whistle from one of the many junk stalls. It took three sample whistles to get the right one - it was more authentic. Of course since the whistle touched the lips of men unknown, I will never actually blow it myself (famous last words I know) but ...

7.1 Tulum

A travel blog entry by sam.floy


... them. "There's a bus setting off in a couple of hours. I'll give you a 10% discount if you go on it". Sold.

So grabbed some food (I'll discuss that later too) and returned to take the trip, via the Dive Shop to get kitted out, on to Dos Ojos (two eyes) cenotes.

Now then, a beginner's introduction to geology in Mexico (written by a beginner...) From what I remember being told; the Yucatan Peninsula is essentially a limestone slab of ...

Biking to Tulum Town

A travel blog entry by wendy.gardiner


... today gave the cameras a rest, did see one interesting sign though.

We’ve loved Mexico and would even think of coming back, the only downside is the number of bites you get, I don’t think I’ve ever been bitten as much with or without the mozzi spray anywhere in the world. Perhaps the malaria tablets are worth taking.

Paul being Paul can’t sit still long so is now off for a walk along the ...

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This hostel, located on Calle orion s-n entre venus y sol oriente, Tulum, is near Gran Cenote, Community Tours Sian Ka'an, Punta Laguna Nature Reserve, and Cenote Crystal.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMama's Home Tulum

Reviewed by m_and_m_time

Not homely at all!

Reviewed Oct 18, 2013
by (16 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

So expensive! I don't know how this place gets away with charging over US$50 for a simple and musky private. Dorm beds were cheaper but still pricey for how basic they were- Grimey walls and flimsy lockers. We were given dirty sheets for our dorm beds and had to exhange them.
The bathroom was clean, yet there was never any toilet paper in there and we constantly had to ask staff to restock it! Staff seem to be doing nothing really; they just sit or lay around watching TV.
We didn't feel like the staff really cared if we were there or not! There was a weird vibe around the place too as the owners often had friends around and smoking in the common room so we felt less welcome.
We'd choose Hostel Shek next time if we were to get a dorm in Tulum!
'Mama's Home' just didn't feel like 'home'!
Oh yeah, and then there's the tacky Christmas decorations that look like they've been up for years!

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Reviewed by dreams2reality

Great Hostel!

Reviewed Jan 27, 2013
by (21 reviews) Hutchinson , United States Flag of United States

This hostel has a great central area with a great vibe. They also have the most amazing breakfasts which are free of charge. The first day we had chocolate banana crepes with amazing coffee. The second day we had an egg scramble, a warm french roll, fresh watermelon, and coffee. This place I would recommend to everyone!

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Reviewed by missvicki_woo


Reviewed Jan 14, 2013
by (3 reviews) Bristol , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

Very nice hostel would definatly recommend staying here!

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TripAdvisor Reviews Mama's Home Tulum

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent