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La Matatena Hotel

Avenida 10 | Enre Avenida Juarez y Avenida 2, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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La Matatena Hotel
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Ranked #83 of 136 Playa del Carmen B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

chip place to stay in playa. the rooms are clean. staff is nice and avalilable . the a/c doesen't work properly in all the rooms but it was a temporary problems. te bfast is included, simple but good. if your budget is not too much this can be a good choise for u. the position is very good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013 via mobile

I cant believe what some people are talking about. I just got back from La matatena hotel and my stay was fanastic. The staff are very helpful, the rooms are clean and there are only maybe 20 steps to climb so its not such a big deal. It is located half of block from ADO bus station, one block from... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

if you only want to be 'not disturbed' after a wild party at the 12th avenue or if all whole day you'll be at the beach, or just shopping at the 5th avenue, this place is the perfect, just the stairs, they're toooo looong... lol but anyway it is pretty comfortable, besides just few steps there is a bus station... More 

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Apart from firm beds and decent bathrooms, this is pretty much all what you get for the money you pay, which is not bad at all. Breakfast included actually makes you go somewhere else out of the hotel to satisfy your stomach, in fact, if you arrive late, you might not find all the 3 items included in the "menu".... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

The hotel (although more like a hostel) is set only one block back from the bus station and a 2 minute walk from the beach. On arriving we were given a room without windows and 4 single beds ( we are a mature couple and booked a double room). When I asked to be moved to a room with windows... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Firsr of all, Our AC did not work, and many of the lights in the room didnt wok aswell. Then when we was about to check out, they said to us to wait wile they would "check the room" and then they said that we had to pay for a sheet that was missing. We had certainly not taken any... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013 via mobile

Not even really a hotel, more like private hostel rooms.. much better options in playa if you look around, bug ridden and run down this place. Go somewhere else, not even good for young travellers on a budget. Got sick here too

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Actually, it is not a hotel, but the most horrible Hostel i´ve ever seen!!! There were no windows in the room so that i really felt having claustrophobia and not enough air to breath! The shover hardly worked; besides, there was only cold water. The towels were grey and old... Never never never go there!!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

I could not find the hotel easily (although it was one block from the bus station) mostly because the name of the hotel was different (they had something else outside than "La Matatena", I have no ideas why). On a side note, this place with different name was indeed "La Matatena": (1) the address was correct; (2) I shared printed... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

This is where you go when you don't want to spend a lot of money and you don't mind a budget hotel with no frills. It's absolutely clean and well maintained. Frigid new silent air conditioning, great cable tv selections with some English language channels. The beds are comfortable and you can't beat the price: $450 pesos (about $35 USD... More 

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