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Hostel Casa Eek Balaam

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.3
  • Great Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Hostel Casa Eek Balaam’s a very comfy recently pimped house, located 2,5 blocks from a public entrance to the lagoon, and few blocks from city hall, so as the ADO bus station, Gas station, Local market & the Bacalar fort.

We mostly tried to recycle most of the material we found around on the streets and make it into something useful, that looks good.

We mostly used concrete, wood, plants & old metals, the final stage will include a jacuzzi & green rooftop.

We can book for u tours, cabs, restaurants & delivery.

We can rent bicycles for you to explore around, there’s a terrace and a rooftop to watch the sunset, sun beds, the kitchen it’s equipped with everything you need to cook a nice meal, eat plugs are available too.

There’s a patio for smokers, plus a big terrace.
We have a private space on the lagoon just for our guests where you can rent kayaks or book a tour.

Hostel Casa Eek Balaam Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.

Check in from 15:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 12:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash.

Taxes included.
Breakfast included.
No curfew.
We do not accept customers younger than 18 years of age.
Pet friendly.
Non smoking.
Reception from 9:00 to 23:00 View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 8.2

  • Location 7.6

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 8.0

  • Facilities 8.2


Latest Reviews

  • 9.7

    Superb

    11 Jan 2020
    We were welcome by really nice staff member, Amir who gave us loads of information about Bacalar and what was best to do. Really chilled atmosphere and really friendly people
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    10 Feb 2020
    I had such a wonderful stay here. Almost as soon as I got there, I knew I was going to extend my stay from 2 nights to 5 and I'm so glad I did. The hostel has a great relaxing environment. I spent one afternoon just lounging in the hammock among the plants on the open deck/roof area. He is an amazing host/owner and makes you feel immediately welcome and at home, gave lots of helpful tips and recommendations, and really created the vibe of the place. And sunrise paddle boarding was pure magic!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    11 Jan 2020
    Exceptional staff. The owner is such a cool dude, he wants everyone to feel like home and he really succeedes in this. Breakfast is AMAZING. They offer so many different fruits which I have never seen in a hostel. It is a 15min walk from the centre. You can stay longer than 1 day, it seems like theres a bug in the website and they're having trouble fixing it?
    Finland, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    01 Feb 2020
    This is one of the best hostels we’ve stayed in! We were instantly treated like family and Emir (the manager) is so laid-back and makes for a relaxing environment. The hostel is beautifully decorated and the layout of the kitchen and rooftop hammock patios are perfect for socializing. Delicious fresh fruit available all day long as well as toast for breakfast. The location is in a residential area which makes you feel more like a local and just minutes walk from the lagoon swimming area.
    Canada, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    15 Feb 2020
    Really nice hostel with awesome staff. Could have been closer to the center, but a 15 min walk was fine for me. The best part was the SUP-tour at sunrise, it’s a must!
    Norway, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    20 Jan 2020
    Toast and fruit for breakfast no coffee, super nice staff very very helpful, the manager was amazing made the stay there great, not enough working lockers.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    15 Jan 2020
    The host makes this place. Communal dinners and free breakfast mean that your spenditure is low - the atmosphere is more like a guy having his friends round to stay which is great - good for meeting backpackers because it’s small. Would recommend
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    13 Jan 2020
    Emir is the nucest hostel manager i met, helped me to figure out how to plan my short time un Bacalar and took us to an amazing sunrise SUP trip. Hostel location is a little far from main road, about 20 minutes walk from town square but it was fine for me. Stream in the shower was pretty weak and cold, beside that everything was ok
    Israel, Female, 18-24
  • 6.3

    Good

    11 Jan 2020
    Basic hostel in Bacalar. It’s pricey for what you get to be honest. Would recommend only one night here as not much to do in Bacalar. 450 pesos for the sunrise paddle board tour. Breakfast included. I think he is trying to build the hostel up slowly so facilities etc aren’t the best but it’s fine for one night.
    Ireland, Couple, 25-30
  • 5.4

    Rating

    17 Jan 2020
    I feel all the hostel options in Bacalar are very overpriced. At this hostel I liked the breakfast, which was rich in fruits. Also, dormitory was not overcrowded with beds and the upper bed is fixed firmly to the wall so there is no moving of the bed structure. Everything else, average or below average - pretty messy terrace, lots of stuff hanging around waiting to be fixed, internet not working, no possibility to pay with credit card, bicycles (which were the reason I booked) not working.
    Croatia, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Utensils
Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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