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Avenida 25 esq calle 8 | Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
nightbrightener Lancaster, Pa
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lancaster, Pa
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69 reviews 69 reviews
9 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there for about 10 days in February of 2014. Location great for groceries and getting away from 5th avenue, short walk to beach and action. Kitchen is one of the biggest i've seen at any hostel and well equipped,a few nights we cooked for all 20-25 guests and staff and had plenty of room. Huge common area and really... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed there for 2 nights. Hostel looked nice, clean and spacious, with a nice terrace. There was a huge disadvantage though, as rooms are having wooden doors which do not stop the noise at all. Despite the fact there was announcement about being quiet at night time, groups of people were throwing huge parties in a common area and... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Such a great hostel for the budget traveller. The great kitchen facilities with Walmart across the road makes for a great place to stay for a long time. Seeing many groups cooking up big pastas and meals proves it! But staying just one night was still great. A simple but filling brekky, great social area, good wifi and comfy dorm... More

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Welcoming,cheap,safe-they keep your passport...very,very friendly and helpful-the boss,the receptionists and the staff-,located a few steps from:bus stations,some shared taxis' headquartered,beach,ferry boats,supermarkets,tawn hall. Breakfast is abundant(2-3 tipes of bread,3 tipes of jam,peanut butter,nutella,honey,fruit,milk,coffee,tea,vegetable butter,some sauces etc... In the kitchen there is all you need,5 fridges and freezers,6 cookers,microwave and electric oven,toasters,blenders,some kinds of seasonings,two tipes of water dispensers. They clean the... More

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

the people the vibe.. great place! i thought i will stay for a few days but after a new the people who worked there i stayed for 2 months! great roof just to sit and enjoy. close to wellmart and to the main streets

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Kimberley, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This place is just ok. The good...Wally world is across the street and has cheap food and beer. The kitchen is good size and has lots of fridge space. Pool, roof terrace, lots of places to chill. Beach is a 5 block walk. Clean. Free coffee in the morning. The bad...Noisy street traffic in private rooms. No plugs in dorms.... More

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New York City, New York
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17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

They charge a lot for what you get - probably on the highest end out of all my travels in Mexico on this trip. Staff is super friendly and helpful. Nickel and dime you to death though - they ask you to pay for the water that they put on tap! They also take your passport. That, also, is a... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

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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Address: Avenida 25 esq calle 8 | Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
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Hostel Playa Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Hostel Playa Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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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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