Easily the best known and well-restored of Yucatán Maya archaeological sites, Chichén-Itzá is also the largest in the Yucatán, with a monumental ball court and plenty of gory carvings attracting many visitors each day.
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Country hotel - Chichén-ItzáA beautiful 17th century house, formerly used as a base by the archaeologists exploring the ruins, with tropical gardens, a pool and good restaurant. Many original features remain in the main house, it has lots of character and a friendly atmosphere.
Lodge/Hosteria - Chichén-ItzáThe Mayaland Lodge is set in 100 acres of landscaped gardens a few minutes walk from the main entrance to the archaeological site with 3 swimming pools, a main restaurant and also a BBQ area for lunch. The hotel is within the grounds of the lodge and they share the same reception and general facilities.