Hotel Posada Del Mar

Address: Avenida Rueda Medina 15A, Isla Mujeres, Yucatan Peninsula, 77400, Mexico | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel is located on Avenida Rueda Medina 15A, Isla Mujeres.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel Posada Del Mar Isla Mujeres

    Still a great place to visit

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    I've been to Posada del Mar several times over the year and I love the feel of it. This place is not fancy or chic, and is not for the typical Cancun tourist, but the accomodations are charming and simple, the staff is friendly and helpful, the location is excellent, and the price is very reasonable. Staying here you know that you are in Mexico, not like the Disney-style American hotels in Cancun that could just as easily be any chain hotel on beach in the states I like being right across Rueda Medina from the beach and close to all the restaurants and shops in town, and the hotel bar is a wonderful place to relax. My only complaint this last trip was not the fault of the hotel's, but the all-night extremely loud music from the disco a couple of blocks away made it impossible to sleep on Saturday night. Several of the locals told me that this is a hot issue at the moment and efforts are being made to force the disco owners to respect the neighbors, so maybe this situation will be rectified soon. I would check that out before I decided to stay there again in the immediate future.

    Loved it!!! Friendly Staff!

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    It was so wonderful there, big rooms, we stayed in the old section and it was still nice. The price was very reasonable! About $50/night. The bar staff made sure we had fun! They were very friendly and spoke good English....love the Island itself! Great trip to Isla a must do over Cancun.

    I loved it

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    I am just a teenager but I have been to Mexico twice with school groups. I just recently came home and we stayed in Merida, Yucatan, and Isla Mujeres. Out of the three my favorite place to stay is Isla Mujeres, while I was there I stayed in Hotel Pasado del Mar. As others had said the air conditioner is loud and sometimes turns off but you have to remember you aren't in the states and you shouldn't expect anything. The whole staff there was friendly and I loved Miguel, I'm trying to get my dad into redoing the basement like the bar there. In a couple years my parents will probably let me go to Mexico by myself and my first pick to go would be Isla Mujeres. I LOVE IT!

    Nice Family Hotel

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    We, husband & wife, stayed in the new section (Did not get a chance to see other rooms). The room was large and comfortable with tile floors, sparse furnishing (no refrigerator or coffee maker) and a balcony (unfortunately the balcony, and all the balconies on our side, did not have a particularly attractive view). We looked out over an uninteresting courtyard and, therefore, used the balcony primarily for drying bathing suits and generally kept our curtains shut). The bathroom was sparse but spacious, the shower large but the water spray was little more than a mist. Nice restaurant, but so many nice restaurants on Isla that we never had the opportunity to eat at the restaurant. Bar was very nice, you could easily spend all your evenings here. Once again, however, the nightlife in Isla is varied enough to attract you out. The pool was better than most hotels where we have stayed.The hotel is very well located. It is within an easy walk to the ferry, downtown, and the North Beach.

    My Other Home

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    I have been coming to the Posada Del Mar for over 15 years. I will give you that it is not a slick or fancy place which is EXACTLY why I love it so much. I have come to know the staff as friends and it has been a wonderful place to take my 4 year old grandchild. The palapa bar and pool are the most relaxing place I know. If you want Miami, go to Cancun; if you want the Yucatan, come to the Posada.

    Great place to stay

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    Our family had a very pleasant stay at this hotel..we had two rooms in the new section and they were spacious, clean and very pleasant. Since we were there in July, we especially appreciated the air conditioning and the ceiling fan...The palapa bar and pool were great places to relax and both adults and children enjoyed resting in hammocks there. We would definitely stay there again. Also, a good location.

    Review for Posada Del Mar

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    Stayed in the Bungalow for a week. June 9th-16th.

    It was fine, lots of room, ac. great, great location, great price. Would highly recommend.

    Posada del Mar Hotel

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    A recent stay at Posada del Mar was under a so called "solidarity" special, a bungalow room for 49. USD plus tax per nite. It appears the way they do things is to overbook the bungalows, move the guest into a more expensive room, not honor the confirmation that they are more than happy to give you and then charge the higher rate. If the tourist complains too loud, guess who loses? I never had this problem there before, so be wary of the so called "deals" they make available. Pay the difference and fight it through with the credit card company. I'll think long and hard before I go back for more of the same treatment.

    Mellow and Laid Back...

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    I could see someone not liking the Posada del Mar. When I was there, the room was clean, but didn't look like it had been updated since Eisenhower was in the White House. The air conditioner never really worked. It blew warm air and was noisy as could be. That could be bad, but the fan worked like a champ and I was never so hot I couldn't sleep.

    The location is good, but less than ideal. I like Na Balam's location right on Playa de Cocos much better. From Posada del Mar, it's about a 2-3 block walk to the good beach (although there's a beach right across the street from the hotel). On the plus side, you're only a couple blocks from the ferry landing and from downtown.

    I can't imagine even the worst travel Scrooge not liking the wonderfully laid back bar and pool. Sitting in the swings under an open air palapa and sipping 2-for-1 Dos Equis beers or frosty margaritas is a sure recipe for a relaxing vacation!

    The prices at Posada del Mar are great. I paid only about $40 per night. At that price, a week in Cancun becomes a necessity, not a luxury...

    The Perfect Vacation Hotel

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    The Hotel Posada del Mar is, in my opinion, practically perfect. Its location, accomodations, and price make it a fantastic value for a family or group. I have stayed at the hotel three times, twice as chaperone of a group of students, and once with my wife, and I can't wait to get back in two months. And, contrary to what is written in Frommer's, the staff is excellent! I consider Nacho, Miguel, and Romy to truly be friends of mine. They are why I can't wait to return.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Posada Del Mar Isla Mujeres

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good
     

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