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Tres Mundos Hostel

Calle 6 entre av 20 y 25, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The Tres Mundos Hostel is a great, more layed back (depending on the season, of course!) hostel in Playa del Carmen. The owners and staff are very humane and friendly. Also, the choice of music fits the time of the day they play it in and it is a perfect location, you can get pretty much everywhere quickly, and if... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

My friend and I stayed for about two weeks. This hostel is the only reason we enjoyed playa del carmen. The staff were.lovely...they joined in with the guests which gave it a family vibe. The kitchen fscilities aren't great but beggers can't be choosers...they are useable! Bedrooms are.nice, great outdoor chilling area and location is great!

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Mexico City, Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

hi there! This hostel is very big, but still clean, nice with great atmosphere. I absolutelly recommend. There is public place to relax, terasa for BBQ, classes of joga and also caffeteria with tasting coffe. The hostel is very close to the beach and everything. thank you!

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London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This place is disgusting to say the least and if we hadn't had belongings I would have rather slept on the beach. We had a private room (bed and small side table) which was damp even after we had the windows open. The blinds were made of cane and had bugs on them which we had to kill with deet... More

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3MundosHostel, Owner at Tres Mundos Hostel, responded to this review

Louise, the only thing that spoiled your 2 weeks was your incorrect decision of accommodation. We have a quite understandable description on our booking websites and I have no idea what made you book a hostel private with shared bathroom during party season in Playa del Carmen when you are traveling with an overly sensitive ill partner. You needed a... More

Df
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

Dirtiest bathroom I have seen in a long time. Dead cockroaches in the rooms and hallways. Grimy windows and kitchen. Could be really a great place with more love and attention as it has some charm and life.

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3MundosHostel, Owner at Tres Mundos Hostel, responded to this review

thanks for your comment. honestly i dont know which property you reviewed but this doesnt look at all like our hostel. i live here too and its rare that i see a cockroach even though mexico is full of them. grimy windows? our property is full of light and has more light than any other hostel in playa. dirtiest bathroom?... More

Hobart, Australia
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20 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We stayed one night in this hostel and would not return. Upon entering it was dirty everywhere. From the floor in the entrance, the common area and our room. Our bedding was very old and not at all comfortable. The prices are extremely inflated for the Christmas/New Year area and after spending the previous night in a hotel that was... More

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3MundosHostel, Owner at Tres Mundos Hostel, responded to this review

thank you for your opinion. you came in the height of a party season (20.dec-10.jan) when hostels are full of party kids that dont focus on maintaining clenliness and keeping quiet. people choose hostels to party and socialize and it gets noisy and dirty at times whatever we do. we cleaned 3 times a day in a desperate effort to... More

Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

broken tiles in bedroom, durty kitchen and equiped with very old cooking pot. Staff unfriendly and unhelpful. bad smell in bedroom. Overpriced. very bad value for money. Good location, good coffee for breakfast.

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3MundosHostel, Owner at Tres Mundos Hostel, responded to this review

thank you for your opinion. if some cracked tiles bother you i can replace the floor but than i would have to charge more to get my money back and you already complain about the price which is one of the lowest in playa. we all cook in our kitchen and regularly buy new utencils. most of our staff is... More

Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Good location, nice room, common area with kitchen, roof top with hammocks where we made a bbq, friendly and helpfull staff! In the common area they always put good music, to create an atmosphere, from reggae to ska.. from pop to rock, not the commercial one, but a really good selection!Nice one, well done guys! :)

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

As a reasonably priced hostel goes in the Yucatan Peninsula, many of the hostels features were not bad, but the shower was freezing, with no shower head and only a trickling hose, the beds were passably comfortable but cramped, and when it rained several parts of the hostel leaked badly, from the communal spaces to some of the dorms. The... More

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3MundosHostel, Manager at Tres Mundos Hostel, responded to this review

its difficult to write a response to this review because i cannot work out which shower you had problem with. we have no shower without showerhead and as long as i know waterpressure is good in all bathrooms. sometimes we run out of gas, the boiler stops working or people shower at the same time we run out of hot... More

New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

My friend and I checked in and the room seemed fine. After a long journey, we went to sleep relatively early during a terrible rain storm. We woke up the next morning to our things floating in 2 inches of water. The water had flowed in through windows in the hallway and flooded our room. Apparently the windows didn't have... More

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3MundosHostel, Manager at Tres Mundos Hostel, responded to this review

its normal in all hostels here that during such a strong storms some spaces flood. dont put your belongings on the floor next time its my only advice. obviously we provide shelter but its impossible to prevent some water entering the floor in such a heavy rain. at the end you are traveling the tropics... More

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Additional Information about Tres Mundos Hostel

Also Known As:
Tres Mundos Hostel Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
Address: Calle 6 entre av 20 y 25, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #35 of 102 Specialty lodging in Playa del Carmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tres Mundos Hostel is a laid-back, colorful hostel for travelers who look for a cheap acomodation in an informal, friendly enviroment resembling a big, spacious house of friends. As in most hostels, facilities are shared, we have a fully equiped kithen, wifi internet, free breakfast, book exchange, cable tv, secure bike parking, a lot of open space for chilling (important in a heat of yucatan), roof terrace with music, hammocks, BBQ and big table for house parties, and more..We like a reggae, retro, blues and alternative music and have it played throughout our outdoor spaces in a quiet, nondisturbing way.We are supportive to an intiative of any guest to host a house party or a workshop, we usualy spread the cost of all good ideas between people attending and have an affordable good time together.If you are looking for a base to explore the natural and cultural riches of yucatan peninsula while meeting interesting people, sharing your experiences and gaining a new ones, if you want to organize or take part in a BBQ night or cook your national dish for others at the evening and after it go to bed and sleep tight, if you are an outgoing person who likes quality music, the Tres Mundos Hostel might be the right place to stay.Hostel Tres Mundos offers private rooms and also mixed or female only dorms. We have some rooms with or without bathrooms ensuite. There is a small Reception Desk where you can find all the tourist information about Mexico, maps, different discounts... We hope to see you soon. ... more   less 
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