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Grand Hostal Playa

Avenida 20 entre calles 4 y 6, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Ranked #32 of 114 Playa del Carmen B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014
Bryan H Gilbert, Arizona
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

special thanks to Pablo (pool side service) and Anna (front Desk) - staff at this hotel were so kind and attentive - highly recommend this hotel - Playa is so much better than Cancun! PS wifi here was better than US hotels by 100X

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

it's not in the center but very close to the colectivos station. walk distance to the beach and the main streets. The room of 4 was very small but ok for 4 nights staying. sharing bathroom clean. I would stay again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Good value, probably one of the cheaper hostels in playa and compared to some hostels I stayed in kitchen was great. They need to fix hot water problem but I guess that doesn't bother some people. Not the greatest atmosphere if you are looking for a young lively crowd but it's a cheap stay

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

After seeing how cramped the dorms were we opted for a private room, which wasn't much better. It was a small room upstairs with no windows and 2 sets of bunk beds, so it was cramped with no where to put your bags. There was a fan inside but no ventilation. There was only 2 of us so if there... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

I don't know if you can find a really good hostel in Playa at all. This one might be just at the average local standards. But I have to say I have never stayed in such a cramped dorm. The room was very very small, there was no place to put your stuff. Also the ventilation was really poor which... More

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Medan, Indonesia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I really didn't enjoy staying here. Why? A couple of reasons: - The dorm was cramped and there was no room to put your luggage. - Part of the guests were really loud and drunk. - There was no hot water in the shower. The girls' shower (upstairs) is very small and again no place to put your stuff. -... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

This well located hostel is reasonably prsied, clean and safe. I liked the bathrooms in the garden, the garden itself and the small pool that is present there. You have ok wifi and a large kitchen with tv. The people are friendly but ask if you need info. However, I was not a super fan of the rooms. The dorm... More

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Batavia, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

I was pleasantly surprised with this hostel. I have stayed in some horrendous hostels in the past, and with all the options in Playa Del Carmen, I was having a hard time deciding on which hostel to stay in. All of the hostel reviews were all over the place. I am sure glad that I decided on Grand Playa Hostal.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here two nights as four 23 year olds seeking fun....we were not let down! The place is very clean and close to all our favourite watering holes and discotheques. Friendly staff, great atmosphere and with a cosey pool, bbq and free (blue) bicycle rental, to name but a few. The bbq was very good but not as good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

It's set really near the beach, it's got a great kitchen, air-con at night fans as well, nice green outdoor space, cable TV, rooms with lockers, really clean rooms and bathrooms. And the staff a lovely and friendly, you can't go wrong.

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Address: Avenida 20 entre calles 4 y 6, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
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Grand Hostal Playa Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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