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Hostel Playa

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Avenida 25 esq calle 8 | Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Hostel Playa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
25today London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really liked this hostel. The large common area, rooftop and garden helps to make this hostel one of the most sociable I've stayed at. The staff are friendly, wifi is free and fast, the kitchen is well equipped and always open and the location is good, near to Walmart and a short walk to the beach and Fifth Avenue.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hostel and good value for money. Large communal area with additional garden and rooftop. Kitchen well equipped and open at all times. Rooms are nice with individual fans and lockers in the one in which I stayed. Very close proximity to Walmart and close enough to the main strip but not too close. Staff very friendly too and always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After staying in several hostels, I feel like I can make a good comparison, and Hostel Playa by far is one of my favorite! It has a very cool vibe, more amenities than you might expect, and a price that fits everyone's budget. It would be hard to find something about the hostel that I didn't like, but very easy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Me and two friends stayed at playa and we were pleasantly surprised. The staff were above and beyond helpful, breakfast was decent with some toast and fruit, the room was cool enough to sleep in. The hostel itself had such a great vibe. Would recommend this to anyone!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

+: great staff, great guests, fair price, nice breakfast included, very clean ! -: light in my room, a little hot at morning so was hard to sleep after 10 a.m, not eanough power outlets in the room had only one. Overall a gand will come back for sure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

If you are searching for an easygoing cheap place to stay, Hostel Playa would do the job. Great staff, clean place, chilled atmosphere, cool setup. The place is well located. Suitable for backpackers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Pro;atmosphere, location (across from Walmart and oxxo, few blocks from club area and beach), amenities, full kitchen, includes towel+lock/locker/key, 24 hour locked gate guard, rooftop lounge, many lounges in fact. Con: road noise but it lessens at night. More in depth: Big awesome open air common room with fans tabled music. Whole hostel has a somewhat open design. Showers have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My friends and I have travelled around Central America for a few months, and this has to be the best hostel we've stayed in yet. Staff really friendly, fast wifi, good atmosphere at night and loads of places to sit and chill. A whole separate section is needed for the FREE BREAKFAST. Nutella and peanut butter. Never had better. Plus... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Not necessarily my taste, but still a good hostel. The service was good. The decor was interesting. The people were vibrant. It was hard not to have a great time. Bring a beer or five and kick back. Also, they have some kind of association with Blue Parrot and everyone who was staying at the hostel was offered free entrance... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This place looks terrible as you walk in, so much that we thought we were at the wrong hostel. At check-in they kept our passports without asking/telling us what they were doing. Music blasts loudly till 12.45am every single night making it impossible to sleep, particularly bad when you need to get up early. If you're in the mixed dorm... More 

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