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2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle 8 entre 5a. y Zona Federal | Zona Federal, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Ranked #138 of 197 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

I loved this place 15 years ago when I stayed here, which is why I made reservations to stay there again on a recent trip. I reserved their best room, an ocean front room, at a discounted price on Expedia and noted in the reservation that I would be a late arrival. Unfortunately, the night clerk had no record of... More

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Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

direct at nice beach, rooms are ok and clean, no high-end hotel but everything needed was available: safe, small fridge, A/C, TV (for those who need it), during the night you can hear a little bit the entertainment in the neighborhood, nice view to Isla Cozumel if you book OCEAN VIEW. 1 min-walk to pedestrian zone where you find many... More

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San Jose, California
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2011

This was my third time staying at the Pelicano Inn. It is very well-priced, right on the beach, in the middle of downtown Playa Del Carmen. The location is ideal! Steps to everything you could possibly want.....shopping, restaurants, bars, clubs, and the beach and beautiful ocean of course! I always get an oceanfront room that has a gorgeous view of... More

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Stanwood, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

The Pelicano Inn is in a great location and the rooms are well priced for being on the beach. They are not luxurious, but they have a bed, a bathroom with hot water and a small refridgerator. The staff, especially Luis, were always friendly and helpful. We had to change rooms a few times and he helped us with our... More

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Burnsville, Minnesota
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2011

Have been staying at the Pelicano Inn for over ten years. I think it is the best deal in town. Sure, it might need some attention paid to some areas, but I go for the sun, food and the beach. I can get along without some things in order to enjoy what the hotel offers. Here are my thoughts................ If... More

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Rockwall, Texas
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2011

We stayed at the Pelicano Inn for our 25th wedding anniversary. I had stayed here before and the view was/is beautiful. Granted, the view from our ocean view suite was fantastic, but I think the mattress and towels are from my previous stay 6 years ago. I was somewhat disappointed. We also had no bottled water in the room and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2011

Quick Overview... All in all this was my Worst experience in Playa del Carmen. I'm not a picky person when it comes to hotels in Playa del Carmen. We look for location, clean, affordable, and relaxing. We do not stay all-inclusive and prefer the smaller boutique hotels. This hotel has a wonderful location but needs extensive updates and maintenance. I... More

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Gary
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2010

Awsome hotel. The hotel has an excellent location and was extremely clean. However, it was the supberb staff that makes this hotel one of a kind! I cannot wait to go back.

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Las Vegas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2010

We just returned from a vacation to Merida and Playa del Carmen and we stayed 3 nights at the Pelicano. Our beach front room was spacious, clean and comfortable (including the beds) - and only steps from the most beautiful beach I have ever seen! The Pelicano is not "fancy" but it is lovely. Muchas gracias to Luis who made... More

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Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2010

I've been reading all your comments, and i can understand the both sides, worst and the better, but let me say you that we're working a lot for get better our services and give you a beatiful and funcional hotel with a great location!! We have 39 rooms with air conditioned, a nice beach, amenities, bottles of water, some rooms... More

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Address: Calle 8 entre 5a. y Zona Federal | Zona Federal, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pelicano Inn 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Pelicano Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Pelicano Playa Del Carmen
Pelicano Inn Playa Del Carmen
Pelicano Inn Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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#80 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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