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Green Monkey Hostal

Ave.Primera Calle 22, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tulum, Mexico
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I wouldnt say it was the worst hostel but we had a few inconviences.... firzt we took a private room to rest after our travel...weshould have tzken the dorm cause the reception was right on the window oftheroom...so we heardthemusic till eleven...then we wanted to take shower: no more water! Noteven to wash dishes or anything...ok it caN happen but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely great Hostel! Super prices, good rooms, clean and big kitchen and a very nice atmosphere! The people that work here are very friendly and cool. If you need help or something they help you! As an example they give you coupons for free shots/drinks in the clubs/bars. They take you to standpaddeling and snorkeling trips! Also they do some... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

we stayed here after a recommendation from a friend and it was perfect for what we wanted. the people that worked there were friendly and very helpful; the rooms were basic but comfortable (although the air con wasnt great)

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Scarsdale, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I was with my friends in this hostel, we like it very much, the location is good, the staff offer a very good attention, in fact one of them offer to us the best tourist information and take us to the different places we should visit, as ruins and cenotes, the pets are so pretty, the nights were incredible ...... More

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Marietta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Unforgettable experience,you stay in this hostel and you feel at home.Guadalupe is always attentive to your questions/needs, one block from 5th Av of Playa del Carmen, a few minutes to Cozumel ferry .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Awesome place and a perfect location, close to 5ta Avenida, Playa Mamitas and the ferry terminal to Cozumel. David, the owner, couldn't have been a better host! I'll definitely stay at Green Monkey Hostel again, and I recommend it to everyone. Thanks for everything, David!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

Excellent hostel with great location, the hostel manager called David a very sweet boy. Hostel staff very nice and always help when needed. The hostel is in the center of the mat-ters near the main street called "Avenue". Walking distance to everything. Is recommended highly!!

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We liked the location, few blocks away from Playa mamitas, one to the Quinta avenida, and far enough of the clubs so we could get some sleep. Don't worry, they're walking distance as well. We stayed in the private dorm upstairs with a queen size bed and one twin size... The room was spacious and clean, so was the bathroom!... More

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Aguacatan, Huehuetenango
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014 via mobile

I arrived to the hostel and stayed for two nights. The dorm room I stayed in was not clean, the sheets were falling apart and the beds were extremely uncomfortable. The staff was not very helpful and the hostel was dirty, especially the bathrooms. I would not recommend staying here.

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Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

They claim to be a HOSTEL. Of course you don't expect luxury when staying at a hostel, but at least some basic stuff like water for showering should be normal. Of course there can be a shortage, of course there can be incidents, but the way they communicated this to us (zero communication) in the first place and then told... More

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Address: Ave.Primera Calle 22, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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Green Monkey Hostal Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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