Enchanting 16th century hacienda with original Mayan stone carvings, perfect for history lovers. Just a ten-minute walk away from Chichén Itzá.
Hacienda Chichen is an enchanting 16th century conversion is within easy walking distance of the world-famous Mayan ruins of Chichén Itzá and yet epitomises the peaceful, historic ambience of Mexico’s hacienda hotels. Mingling colonial details with traces of a far older period in the country’s past, the hotel even features original Mayan stone carvings hidden amidst its buildings and gardens.
There are 28 guestrooms, divided between rustic cottages dotted about the grounds and the main building. Rooms are very stylishly decorated, with iron bedsteads, a large private bathroom and a tiled terrace complete with rocking chair and hammock. There is also a pretty patio restaurant beside the pool, and another dining option and sitting room in the main building.
There's a traditional Mayan spa and an organic garden, abundant with tropical fauna – much of which can be traced back to the plant collection of former owner and site archaeologist Edward Thompson.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
Very friendly staff. Fabulous rooms and grounds. Great food.DS, Paisley
"Beautiful hotel, great pool, great restaurant."NW, London
Great pool and the private access to the site was fabulous.EM, Ilkley
Everything was wonderful
“The Hacienda Chichén was absolutely wonderful - the rooms, the gardens, the pool, the staff, the food etc etc.. ”DC, Kingston Upon Thames
"Wonderful food, wonderful atmosphere, great shop and lovely pool!"MB, Southsea
“Hacienda Chichen Resort - a notable advantage of staying here is the option of walking into Chichén Itzá early in the morning and avoiding the crowds. The website of Hacienda Chichén resort is OTT in describing their nature reserve - the reception staff didn't know where it was!”AL, Wilmslow
"This hotel enables one to be at the ticket kiosk by 8.00 allowing sufficient time before the fleet of coaches arrive from Cancun."LF, Bristol
"Gardens and pool at Hacienda Chichén were lovely. Best hotel we went to - gorgeous gardens. On the whole we thought your choice of hotels was good.”CW, Putney
Beautifully situated hotel with a lovely room. We could not eat until very late as their dining facilities are limited when they are full. When we checked in at 2pm they should have told us that we should book a slot for dinner as everyone else had done.MF, London
Beautiful hotel in idyllic surroundings close to the Chitchen Itza site. The food was not cheap but of a good quality and they fully understood what was needed for Gluten free meals.PH, Westcliff-on-sea
"Wonderful location, beautiful room, very helpful staff. The cuisine was slightly disappointing on one night, but very good on the second night."JP, Cambridge
“Wonderful place to stay - loved the history (and black and white photos); ecology (growing veg. on-site; birds; plants; etc.) atmosphere - relaxed, tranquil, food (healthy and creative), staff - everything.”LB, Kent
A thoroughly gorgeous place to stay. Quiet, colonial setting and great food.CL, Stafford
Beautiful Hotel. Excellent service. Limited Internet and Pool was not open.AG, Buckingham
The Hacienda Chichen Resort is perfectly situated by Chichen-Itza with beautiful rooms and gardens. The food is excellent, but definitely priced higher than most restaurants in the area. A walk around the grounds was delightful and the manager went out of his way to recommend additional tours we could go on (both the early morning walk to Chichen-Itza and the bird walk were great!)AA, Newport
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