Hotel Francis Arlene

The Francis Arlene is a quiet oasis on Isla Mujeres and a great hotel from which to base a relaxing yet fun-filled vacation. The staff is very accommodating, so accommodating in fact that many guests consider the hotel a second home and its residents a second family, and the staff at Francis Arlene wouldn't have it any other way.

Hotel Francis Arlene is a terrific option for travelers hoping to go out after dinner, as there is a nice selection of late-night options to pick from.

Situated on the northern coast of the island of Isla Mujeres, Hotel Francis Arlene is a great choice for customers who are thinking about lodging on this beautiful island.


Rooms in the Francis Arlene are spacious yet cozy. All the rooms are built around a traditional Mexican courtyard with trees and other plants; some of the rooms have balconies or terraces that offer the peaceful vantage point over the courtyard. All guestrooms have a private bathroom and all bathrooms have been meticulously decorated with unique colored tiles. Other amenities in each guestroom include either two queen or one king size bed, ceiling fans, refrigerator, bottled water, and daily maid service. Some guestrooms also have air conditioning and kitchenettes.

This hotel has been awarded a two and a half star rating, for a number of reasons, including activity and quality ratings, and more.

Below, you can see a list of amenities in-room available at this location.

  • Kitchenette
  • Air Conditioned
  • King Bed
  • Queen Bed
  • Refrigerator
  • Balcony

If you have an important amenity in mind, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

Activities and Amenities

The Francis Arlene is located in a quiet part of downtown Isla Mujeres, making it a quiet and cozy retreat when you are done exploring the city's many boutiques, restaurants, clubs, and the famous Playa Norte beach, all just a few blocks away. The staff at Francis Arlene is happy to help you take advantage of all of these attractions, as well as mainland highlights. The staff will help you with activities like watersports, volleyball, soccer, Frisbee, yoga, spa treatments, Salsa dancing, adventure tours, and tours of the ruins of Chichen Itza, Uxmal, and Tulum. The staff especially recommends a visit to Isla Contoy, a bird sanctuary a few hours away.

The local activities and beautiful art deco facade of the hotel aren't the only reasons to stay at the Francis Arlene; the hotel is adamant about making you feel at home. And not just “at home” in the sense of being at ease and comfortable. The Francis Arlene prides itself on being a “house of friendship” and welcoming each of its guests as a new family member in a unique, international family by treating you like family and creating an environment where you feel the same towards the staff and fellow guests alike.

Visit this page to go to our in-depth description about the types of recreational opportunities offered at Hotel Francis Arlene.


The availability of nearby restaurants is an important consideration when choosing somewhere to stay on Isla Mujeres. Guests here will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants close-by. For an in-depth look at this area's options, click here.

Guest Services

Services offered by Hotel Francis Arlene, including the one listed below, could prove pretty valuable during your stay in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

  • Maid Service


You will notice lots of attractions in the vicinity of Hotel Francis Arlene. Some of the closest attractions include Dolphin Discovery, Hiking Trails, and Pirate Mundaca Park. If you plan to work on your tan, like most travelers who visit Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, your itinerary would be incomplete without plenty of basking at the beach. You'll find Playa Pancholo to be one of the nearest strips of sand to the hotel.

The hotel is located near Isla Mujeres, a beautiful area for travelers to experience the diversity of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

For the full discussion of what's near Hotel Francis Arlene, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Isla Mujeres

Phone: (998) 877-0310



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