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Hostel Rio Playa

Calle 8 | Entre 5ta avenida y avenida 10, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From what I heard this was the to be place in playa deal Carmen. Rooms are alright and bar area is a decent place for socializing. Getting older now, but good location down by the bars and main streets. More of a party hostel than a quiet hostel but not really much of either.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As long as you know what to expect--that this spot can be noisy and that it caters a bit to club goer types--you'll be fine. That's kind of what you get in general for the area and this price point. Everything was clean and staff was friendly and helpful. I'm not a club goer type, but I was satisfied with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel was okay, good location, nice beds, good breakfast. But we went here expecting to sleep which was not possible as it was soooo noisy all night long. Loud music and people shouting from different the bar downstairs and The hostel's pool area.

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Positive: staff super friendly and helpful, great price for stay, bathrooms cleaned twice daily, bar is very social and reasonably priced Not so positive: ladies hour is impossible to get a drink - they'll serve all the boys first and if you're lucky you'll get a drink (to the point where the bartender tipped the ice out of my cup... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Workers are very nice. The rooms are big. The beds are not so great. It has a tiny pool at the roof. The rooftopbar was not open when i was there. The breakfast was great. They miss the sockets next to the beds to charge your mobile phone. And they didn't had free water!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We stayed in Hostel Rio and we had a very pleasant experience. The 5 person bedroom was a good size with comfortable beds. The shower was hot which was excellent. The place was cleaned daily and the breakfast was one of the best breakfasts we came across on our whole trip. The pool is small yes but it's better than... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

This one is tricky. Pros: The hostel location is great, the layout of the hostel is actually quite good as well. The rooftop pool is really just a step in pool but its better than nothing. The little bar next to the pool is a cool addition. The bathroom in the large mixed dorm is actually not in bad shape... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I stayed here in january for the BPM festival! The hostel was packed full of Australian travellers all going to the festival too. The hostel is pretty basic, but serves its purpose. There is a rooftop pool/bar which has drinks and music every single night, its really fun to meet people and have fun- it can however mean people hang... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

If you wanna party, meet new people and have a bar with crazy bartenders for preparty right outside your room. This is the place to be! We were supposed to stay for 2 night and ended up with 7 nights and 6 of them with crazy party! A big pluss with breakfast included and that you are in the centre... More 

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I know Playa is a strange place during BPM but I figured any hostel would allow you to chill out somehow at some time of the night. It was always loud (not the hostel's fault) from bars nearby and the only option other than your room to relax was at the bar which again is not exactly a relaxing place.... More 

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