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Hotel Alux

Calle 14 Norte | Entre Avenidas 10 y 15, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Ranked #134 of 200 Hotels in Playa del Carmen
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean, great hot water and water pressure in shower. Pretty bare bones in the room but didn't spend much time in there anyway. Staff very friendly; not much English spoken. Water cooler. A/C. Small bed for two people. Our room was on the ground level; would have preferred higher floor but none available.

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Ostersund, Sweden
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small family owned and operated. Clerk was busy breast feeding baby and taking care of a litter of young ones who roam the bottom floor. No English speaking staff. No breakfast or coffee available. Rooms are not very well cleaned, and provide very little storage. Hair and sand left in the shower from previous guests. Toilet did not get cleaned... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Stayed here for two weeks. Had to change the room after two nights because of the smell of mould and room had no balcony no view, dark, could hardly open the window, no space for that because of the other building so close. Room was cleaned every day and towels and sheets changed. Hot water on & off, sometimes had... More 

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Best, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I was there 2 weeks in February.Really nice staff,every day cleaned room but staff speek a little bit english.Problem with WiFi.Very low signal at room.Shower had hot water and pressure is OK. Close to Qiunta Avenida.Quiet Neighberhoud.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Looks a little different from the outside, doesn't look like a hotel at all. But the rooms are pretty good. Clean, good shower. Staff was pretty helpful and nice. It's about a 5 min walk from Coco Bongo's (night club), and all the other main clubs and bars. All the main nightlife is within 5 min's walking. There are a... More 

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Paris, France
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Found this hotel by accident when I was picking up my car rental. Booked it in my phone and paid only half (44 USD) of what the hotel rates are if you book directly in the hotel. Love the location, 2 blocks away from the nightclubs, restaurants, and tourist hangeouts. The ocean is about 4 blocks away, but seems closer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stayed at Hotel Alux at the beginning and end of our recent anniversary trip to MX. It is very clean, the staff friendly and helpful, and a bargain price! It is very close walking distance to beach and 5th Ave activities but quiet at night. We were also able to walk from and to main bus stop and Collectivo stop... More 

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I spent a night here with a few cycling friends while we regrouped before our cycling adventure around this part of Mexico and Belize. The hotel was nice and clean and the staff very friendly and helpful. They allowed us space to assemble our bikes and also allowed us to keep our bikes safely in our rooms over night. They... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is not the best, but ok. They bring they're children to work everyday, and its many of them. Hotel closes down at 23:00 every night so you have to knock on the door if you are coming home "late". The staff is not the best. We traveled with a travel agency from norway (star tour) on a cheap... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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3 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We were happy with the one night stay overall. We got the special rate of $35 a night. The room was clean but the water doesn't get very warm in the shower. We had a quiet night and near 5 Ave. and that's what we wanted. I appreciated that they had filtered water available to fill up our bottles.

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