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The hotels in the area when I am staying often offer breakfast included with the room. At the end of the meal, they usually drop off a tray with candies which also says 'Tips' or 'Propina' (Spanish for tips).

Do most people leave tips? If so how much more or less?

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I have never seen this in Mexico, but I would probably leave 5-10 pesos if I was dining alone, and maybe 5 per person for more, and not any more. – Flimzy Jan 25 '14 at 18:02
@Flimzy - Yes. This is my 6th time in Mexico and the first time I encountered it. Maybe its a Puebla thing :) – Itai Jan 31 '14 at 5:18
I've been to Puebla 3 times, and never experienced it there, either... :) – Flimzy Jan 31 '14 at 5:42
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When it comes to tipping there are no generic rules. There are recommendations which may or may not be followed. When it comes to complimentary breakfasts or complimentary meals I usually apply a monetary value to them and tip according to that.

What most people do is in this case irrelevant because it's your money and your expectation of service if you are staying multiple days in the same hotel. So if you're unable to see what people are leaving for tips you should consider how much this meal is worth to you and leave the tips according to that.

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+1 for the second paragraph. – Jonathan Landrum Jan 28 '14 at 5:23

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