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Hostel Vive la Vida

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Calle 2 Norte Between Av. 25 y Av. 30 | Col. centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toluca, Mexico
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At first the hostel seems so nice and elegant , but when you rent a private room they dismiss all the people on the dorm ,, you end up private dorm whit the whole beds no accomodation and result you pay up for all the beds in the room hostel to be private .

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cheapest Beds you can find. Good equipped kitchen, good location, but average compared to the many many hostels we stayed at since we are on a world trip.... ...but could be the city. We saw other hostels - cheaper, but not better... so we stayed for 3 nights and left playa del carmen. Go to merida, way better :) But... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hostel for a month and absolutely loved it, the rooms were very spacious and they had somebody on for daily room cleanings; it's quite close from the city hub and the beds were pretty decent too! it's worth the price and its perfect for long stays since they have a very well equipped kitchen available for... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

good place and people , to chill and to do party. There's kitchen and 1 free computer or wifi. the only negative thing is the room really spartan and hot , only have noisy funs and the matress is too thin, so i don't recommend it if you want to sleep a lot! but in general I had a really... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

First I will say I could of really liked this place and stayed here longer if it wasn't for a few things. First the good: They have hot showers and not just one bathroom like a lot of hostels do. You will probably never wait to use the bathroom here. They have separate men and women's facilities. They have hot... More 

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Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The room was pretty small and hot, the fans was not really enought. But its hade a good location and the WiFi works good in the outdoor space. Helpfull staff and the cleaning was ok. Ferry and buses in walking distance/just outside. Very nice towels too rent!

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Senggigi, Indonesia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The hostel is conveniently located off the main street, but not too far, which is probably the best aspect. It is very loud, and not really because of the people, but the music. It would be nice if the music started a little later in the day... There is a computer available which is nice, and the staff is very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The staff was welcoming and very nice. The hostel had a really nice swimming pool, and the location was pretty good too. They had a snorkel and a mask to lend with only a deposit! They do not have rooms with private bathroom, however the shared bathroom is in acceptable cleaning conditions. My sheets were stained (or not well cleaned),... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The hostel was in a great location, great outdoor space to hang out in (and big kitchen) but that also meant it was very loud in the evenings if you wanted to sleep. No curfew that I could tell so didn't really get any sleep. The big thing was that I got bedbugs all over my body- really nasty ones.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I came here back in November 2014. My boyfriend and I stayed for one night. There were drunk people shouting loudly all night. Someone unplugged our fan in the middle of the night to watch TV on their laptop. Did I mention the front desk stole my ID? Upon checkout no one return my ID, once I got to tulum... More 

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