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Mama's Home Reviews

Calle Orion s-n Entre Venus y Sol Oriente, Tulum, Mexico

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94%

Rating
367 Total Reviews
  • 95%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 97%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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94%

Such an awesome hostel! Jose will treat you like family and there's always something on every evening whether it's a big shared dinner or a dancing lesson. Everyone here loves it so much they stay longer or come back. Jose has all the info you need and is always happy to help anytime. I took a day off to relax and hang around the hostel which isn't something I do many places. You might want to book if you can as I came off season and it was already booked out a couple of days ahead.


86%

Great hostel, breakfast was not always very healthy but always delicious! I loved the activities organized by the staff, very good vibe Jose is very helpful regarding touristic info!


100%

BEST hostel I have ever stayed in! Jose is such an amazing guy and made me feel so welcome. all the staff were so awesome and it was like one big family. perfect place to meet people and they put on really good social nights - bbq night, paella night, gin and tonic night etc


100%

Great place! Aircon, breakfast, good beds, great staff!


91%

The owner, is the best. the staff is great and friendly. they hang out with the group. I hurt my ankle and they treated me like it was home! fun place to stay.


100%

Mamas home is a fantastic hostel. Jose and the girls were really welcoming and the arranged dinners nightly were delicious. The free breakfast was different everyday and also a massive hit. The staff are really knowledgeable about Tulum and which Cenotes to visit. You often here people extending their staff here, the good vibes and positive energy make it hard to leave!


100%

Jose is the best host of a hostel I've ever come across. He is friendly, knowledgable and a top hamburger maker. I planned on staying a few days but ended up there for over a week. Facilities are great, aircon is cold and wifi is good. Would not hesitate to stay here again. Thanks Jose, nat and rach!


100%

José and all the staff at Mama's home were fantastic. They were very helpful & made our stay so relaxing. The atmosphere here is great & we were spoilt with a BBQ on one of the nights, where we just had to provide our own meat & they provided rice & guacamole. Breakfast was also wonderful!

  • 27th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Great hostel. The stand out is the staff. They are all so friendly and go out of their way to make sure you have an enjoyable holiday.


77%

Only stayed one night but had a good time here! Staff is very friendly and made me feel welcomed even when I said I'd stay only 1 of the 3 nights I'd booked. There was a good atmosphere for socialising. They had the Pina Colada night when I stayed there and it was good fun! Downside was the beds are a bit tired and the floor/shower was not super clean although the bedsheets were. Moved to a nicer/more expensive hostel just cuz it was my bday and wanted to treat myself, but I liked it overall!


100%

This was my favorite hostel in Mexico and one of my favorites ever. The owner and staff are just fantastic - they've got tons of energy and really get to know people. The hostel itself is relatively small, but has a great communal area and plenty of activities to bring everyone together - mojito night, BBQs, movie night, etc.. I would definitely stay here again and recommend it to anyone who'll be going to the area.


100%

Awesome place and vibe, Al was a killer host


94%

This was such an amazing experience. We stayed in a private room for 3 days and will definitely come back. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful and the included breakfast was gourmet every morning! There is also a nightly activity that is coordinated in the courtyard for all of the guests. I would highly recommend this hostel for anyone staying in Tulum.

  • 29th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Wonderful friendly place to stay. I will definitely stay again.

  • 23rd Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


100%

IN MAMA'S HOME YOU WILL REALLY FEEL LIKE HOME. THE STAFF REALLY MAKE YOU FEEL LIKE YOU ARE JUST LIKE ONE OF THEM. SUCH A NICE FEELING. THEY HAVE VERY GOOD BREAKFAST FOR FREE EVERY MORNING. IT'S NOT JUST BREAD AND CEREAL, THEY REALLY TAKE THEIR TIME TO MAKE A GOOD BREAKFAST WITH FRESH EGGS AND WHATEVER THEY MAKING THAT DAY. FOR 20 PESOS (2 AMERICAN DOLLARS) YOU CAN GET A BOTTLE OF FRESH SQUEEZE ORANGE JUICE AND A BIG BIG PRO IS THAT YOU CAN USE THE AC AT ANYTIME.


94%

Superfriendly host and cool place :) Nice aircon aswell! Could've been cleaned abit better - except for that, perfect.


97%

We had a fantastic time at Mama's Home. The atmosphere was great, and the nightly activities really helped for meeting people. Al and Jose were ridiculously awesome. They are full of suggestions and knowledge about the area and are very friendly and accommodating. This is the best Hostel I, or any of my group has stayed at in a long time. Plus Jose is gorgeous, so that always helps.


100%

We had the best time during our week at Mama's Home. From the minute we arrived Jose and the team made us feel right at home and we really loved the vibe of the hostel. They organised a Pina Colada night, Movie night, Tequila tasting, Paella night and a great group trip to a local lagoon. Everyone is super friendly, helpful and fun. Thanks guys!!

  • 18th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

We spent a brief three days in Tulum, but had a fantastic time thanks largely in part to Jose and Alan at Mama'sHome. They were incredibly nice, knowledgeable, and most importantly, fun! The facilities themselves are great and very conveniently located to get you everywhere you need to go in Tulum. We've recommended Mama's Home to everyone we've met headed towards Tulum, and look forward to one day dropping in again! Thanks Jose and company!

  • 17th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Great staff and very good feel to the hostel.

  • 16th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)


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