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2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   20 Ave. entre Calle 4 y 6., Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Ranked #125 of 199 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was not impressed with the City of Playa Del Carmen in the first place, as it did not feel like REAL Mexico. Looked and looked for a hotel. Most were at least twice the price of Hul Ku, and not twice as good. What I liked about this place is that it was a local business, I undestand the... More

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New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First impression of the hotel from the street was not very good. However, once you walk in, it surprises you! Decorated with local color and vegetation, it was clean and cool. Room and amenity was very basic however it was clean and a great value for the price! Location is superb, with great local restaurant within 1-2 blocks and 4-5... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for two nights and really enjoyed our stay. It is well situated and close enough to walk from the bus station. The whole place was very clean and well kept up. We enjoyed the pool and the quietness of the place. There is an Argentine place across the street that had music, but I... More

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Owen Sound, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

It was easy to find within 6 blocks of the bus terminal. Checkin was a breeze as hotels.com prepaid for me and within 5min I was changing into my beach shorts. Price of $75 a night is worth it for 4 days. It's more than just a place to sleep. It is a great place for families with kids as... More

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Hotel Hul-Ku surprised us with how cool the lay out of the property is as well as the cleanliness, features and set up of the rooms were... Walking up to the hotel and seeing locked gates and not the best atmosphere on the street, you don't expect much.. But it truly was an awesome experience... I stayed 2 days and... More

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Canton, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

My boyfriend, my daughter and myself stayed here for 4 nights and really enjoyed the hotel. It had everything we needed (including a little kitchenette which was unexpected), and was only a few blocks walk from everything we wanted to go to (beach, 5th avenue, collectivo pickup). I liked that it was a true Mexican style with lots of "jungle"... More

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We are on day 8 of 14 days at Hotel Hulku. We are pleased with our stay. The basic rooms are kept very clean and Julio is a great manager. The location is convenient to Fifth Avenue, the beach, the bus, and lots of restaurants. Definitely would stay again.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Just spent ten days at Hotel Hul-Ku over New Years/BPM Festival, and I couldn't have been more satisfied. The hotel description online is very accurate - clean rooms with A/C and wifi, lush tropical foyer setting, cozy pool with lounge area, and great location. The price for this hotel is very reasonable, and the location was perfect (four blocks from... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is a total rip off! The price you have to pay is not low so I would have expected that at least it was like they post it on the pictures. The rooms are poorly equipped, the bedskirt had holes and it did not have a decent closet. This has been a terrible experience, never stay here an... More

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northern California
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We ( 2 people) just spent one night, coming from Belize..1 of us going to the Cancun airport, the other heading to Cozumel. The hotel was reco'd to us by a friend. Slow season , had no reservations. Personnel welcomed us warmly,got a nice clean room 1 story up , overlooking the pool.Inviting , clean pool, beautiful tropical garden, a... More

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Address: 20 Ave. entre Calle 4 y 6., Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Hul-Ku 2.5*
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