Hotel Playa la Medialuna

Address: Seccion Rocas Punta Norte, Lotes 9 & 10, Isla Mujeres, Yucatan Peninsula, 77400, Mexico | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel is located on Seccion Rocas Punta Norte, Lotes 9 & 10, Isla Mujeres.
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Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel Playa la Medialuna Isla Mujeres

Just Perfect

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This place was great. We stayed in one of the rooms with an outdoor tub and it was so incredible! Romantic, small, private, laid back, beautiful, simple yet comfortable.

My husband and I went for a getaway and this place was so perfect for that. It was really wonderful, if you are looking for a nice getaway where there won't be a lot of people in your face but the accomodations are private, beautiful, and comfortable this is your place.

Amy

A Very Blessed & Unforgettable Honeymoon Stay

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My husband and I celebrated our Honeymoon on Isla Mujeres from June 8 - 13 of 2003. After reviewing the whole area we decided that Isla Mujeres was much more our pace verses the "party scene" and craziness of Cancun. We were very glad that we made that choice.

We had a wonderful stay at Hotel Play la Media Luna! Reservations were made easily and the owner of the hotel e-mailed us our confirmation number and answered any questions we had promptly. The staff was very friendly and laidback. The breakfast and acomodations were great. The rooms have the best view of the ocean, are very clean and tastefully decorated. Oh and it was so quiet and enjoyable. Postcards and pictures do no justice to the actual experience of it all!

The only negatives about our trip was when we wasted 3 hours looking at the Avalon Reef hotel which claimed was not a timeshare. They lure you in by giving free stuff away. Like "I'll give you a 2-day golf cart rental for free". Don't bother wasting your time ... just walk a couple blocks down the street and get a cart or moped at a reasonable cost.

I would suggest this hotel and this island to anyone who wants to really get away from it all and to come back with memories you'll always cherish!

Relaxing Stay at Media Luna

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Stayed 29 June through 4 July. Outstanding!!!

With this hotel you really get the best of both worlds!!! Hotel is located on the caribbean/windward side of the island so you not only get a much needed breeze but the sights and sounds of the waves crashing on the beach and rocks. The best swimming/floating beach is Playa Norte wich is only a 2 minute walk down the first street from the hotel. All the rooms are the same size but the two king jacuzzi suites have an extra large balcony with additional wood lounge chairs and a jacuzzi tub for two on the balcony. I would stay here again without hesitation and well worth the extra $$$ for the king rooms with the larger balcony.

Crazy honeymoon saved by Media Luna!

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I ended up at Media Luna by my good fortune. I had originally booked Playa Gaviota through the local travel agent. When I got to Hotel Playa Gaviota it was abandonned (according to the locals things are not so good at Gaviota - the locals know everything - so ask questions). Although there aren't any house numbers on the island I managed (after going around in circles) to find my travel agent and she brought me to Media Luna. They gave me a wonderful honeymoon suite with a king size bed and a view on the sea for only 70 u.s. breakfast included. I had a fridge, nice bathroom and a hammock on my balcony. Everyone was excellent, informative, and very very nice. It is by far the best located hotel of it's class. You don't need to rent a scooter or golf cart (which will cost you 15$-30$u.s./day) to get anywhere like Rolandi and Gaviota. You are literally a walk along the beach from the nicest beach (Playa Norte), and a walk down the road from downtown without the noise the other downtown hotels get. It's a gem. Trust me isla doesn't have a better place! Sure there are rooms in the cheap motels for 15$ on the main road, but you better bring ear plugs and your own towels, sheets, and shower curtain if you don't like mold! Media Luna is your best bet for a clean, romantic, stress-free vacation...

Absolutely wonderful

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my wife and i stayed there from March 7 - 14 and we stayed in the first floor king size room and it was wonderful. The location was one of the best, about 2 blocks from town and around the corner from the best beach on the island. There were 8 people from lake elmo, minnesota staying there and it was nice to talk with them by the pool. the south east end of the island is very scenic and postcard perfect. We rented a golf cart and drove all over the island to see everything we could. We ate at Langostos fish cafe at the south end and it was great, the serve the fresh catch of the day. We went to Norte Beach and saw Roberto and had beers at his beach bar and it was a pleasure to have him serve us and tell us about the island. The Playa Media Luna Hotel was our favorite choice and we will deffently go back next year around the same time.

Fantastic hotel, perfect location

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We stayed 4 nights at the Hotel Playa la Media Luna (halfmoon beach hotel) and loved it. It is in a perfect secluded area with a semi-private beach, yet just a few minutes walk from the restaurants in town and the best beach (Playa Norte). Always very quiet.We had a king suite, which includes a jacuzzi on the balcony, overlooking the beautiful Caribbean Sea. Very private outdoor room entrance and balcony gives the feeling of your own private beach house. Pleasant sea breeze was always blowing.Everything very clean and professional. We had one problem, they lost our original reservation for a week in a regular king room (without jacuzzi). They made it up to us by giving us 4 nights in the jacuzzi room, plus 3 nights in the Cabanas Maria del Mar Castle section a few blocks away. Not nearly as luxurious, but ok for a few nights.

Simple, clean, and right on the beach!

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We stayed here in late January 2004. This is a nice place to stay if you are looking for a simple place right on the beach (The pool is between the hotel and the beach).The rooms are not the brightest inside, but they are clean and well appointed. There is no TV, voicemail, etc, but who needs it if you are going simply to experience the relaxed lifestyle of an Isla Mujeres vacation.Reserving through the hotel was tough, but it worked out. You might consider using a travel agency.The beach in front of the hotel is not great for swimming, but walk around the corner and you can be on Playa Norte within minutes. This beach is amazing!We enjoyed Playa Media Luna Hotel and would go back in a heartbeat. We checked out other hotels on the island and could not find anyplace we would rather stay in the same price range.

Your View of Heaven

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...that's what the guy showing us round the room said when he opened the door to the balcony. Up high with a view over an almost always empty beach.

The spacious, tastefully decorated room had an enormous king-sized bed and handy fridge - note, not minibar: the media-luna isn't the type of place that wants to profit from its guests too much.

Rooms are connected to the main hotel by little wooden walkways, modern aircons work quietly and efficiently and the place is placid and quiet even by Mujeres standards.

I never go anywhere twice, but thinking of making an exception for the Media Luna...

If you do only one trip while you are on La Isla - go to Isla Contoy - snorkel, feed stingrays and eat barbequed snapper on a beach that will make every other one you have been on look like Brighton's pebble strip.

Just what the doctor ordered

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Better than the pictures, this was the best value in Isla Mejures. It was quiet, right on the beach, great service (thanks Manuel and Wizer), and even had reasonable food delivery. The rooms were well equipped, but it was really the seclusive location while being close to the downtown area that won us over. We looked at all the other hotels in the area and I was very satisfied with our choice.

Beware of the Avalon Reef and their "we're not a timeshare" pitch.

Wasted 3 precious hours of our time trying to convince us our lives depended on signing up (for a mere $30,000+).

Great for down time

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My wife and I left the kids at home for this one. This was the perfect spot for doing nothing. The breeze was constant, the balcony was always inviting, and we usually had the pool to ourselves. Four blocks to downtown or to North Beach. The room was fine and the mattress was firm. Save a little money by not renting scooters or carts from the hotel but walk four blocks and do it yourself. The off season rates made it our best-place-per-dollar-spent.

TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Playa la Medialuna Isla Mujeres

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
 

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