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Avenida 25 esq calle 8 | Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved my time at this hostel…it was super chill and relaxing especially coming from the chaotic hell of Cancun. It was clean and the staff made our beds and cleaned the bathrooms every day. We even had a separate girl and guy bathroom in our room. The common area was cool with hammocks, a king-sized bed, and lots of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

A pretty fun hostel. They play great music all day up until 11pm. A spacious eating area, kitchen and rooftop balcony. Living area could be extended. Close to a huge supermarket and the beach. Water provided and pretty good breakfast. Wifi is ok but drops out occasionally and only one computer. No power points in rooms which means you have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

Perfect place, clean, good vibe, hammock everywhere:)! Good service; staff is super helpfull! 5min from the beach, in front of the walmaart and close to many smalls restorants! I just love it! Bring earlpugs, music @the bar next door can be loud

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Stayed here over Christmas, there was a communal Xmas eve dinner organised where everyone cooked something, it was really fun! The bathrooms and showers were very clean when we were there, and couldn't have done without the individual fans although they seemed to annoy some ppl in the dorm. Across the road from Walmart so that's very handy, and the... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

NICE HOSTEL, i LIKED IT. 5 minutes walk to the beach and to the bars in the area + lots of socializing and fun times makes this hostel a great option. Besides the main area on the ground floor, there are also places to sit and chill upstairs and on the roof outside. The kitchen is very well stocked and... More

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91 reviews 91 reviews
36 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The hostel plays reeeealllly, really loud techno music until 2am and smoking is allowed everywhere. The dorms have no doors (just a thin sheet hanging over part of the door frame) so there's not much security and the smoke and light comes right in. The amount of smoke was ridiculous! Like completely ridiculous!!! Like worse than a restaurant in mainland... More

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5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

About a 5 minutes walk to the beach and to the bars in the area + lots of socializing and fun times makes this hostel a great option. Besides the main area on the ground floor, there are also places to sit and chill upstairs and on the roof outside. The kitchen is very well stocked and you get free... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

One of the best hostels I have stayed in in Mexico. Loved it. Really great people, comfy beds, clean, showers are so hot! Can drink till 12.30, and cook own food if you want to. All the amenities you need and a great chill out area. Highly recommend

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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I have stayed in this hostel about 5 times in 2010 and 2013 and never failed to have an awesome time. Great social atmosphere, uber clean and lots of comfortable places to just sit and chill. Having backpacked nearly all of latin america this place has given me some of my fondest travelling memories. Muchas gracias to Mario and all... More

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New York City, New York
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15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

This is the cheapest hostel in Playa del Carmen. It's also one of the best. It's very clean and well-kept and is full of friendly travellers, young and old. The only thing you need here is ear plugs, as the nighttime noise can make it hard to sleep. I like the location. It's a few blocks from the beach but... More

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Additional Information about Hostel Playa

Also Known As:
Hostel Playa Hotel
Hostel Playa Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Hostel Playa Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
Address: Avenida 25 esq calle 8 | Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 103 Specialty lodging in Playa del Carmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hostel Playa, is a nice youth hostel in Playa del Carmen, near Cancun and Tulum. The best low budget accomodation in the Riviera Maya. Its located in the heart of Playa del Carmen near the beach and the stores of the 5th Avenue. Located just in front of the main plaza and close of everything (bus station, food market, etc). This gives the Best Value rooms with the best ambience because of the people from all over the world staying here. ... more   less 
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