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The Yak

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Calle 10 Norte Bis, Entere Av. 10 y Av. 15 | Lote #146, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is really nice for meeting new people chilling in one of many different social areas in the hostel. The staff that is there is all very welcoming and fun and are full of information about the area. There are two different kitchens on different levels and a roof top grill and patio area. There are several hammocks to... More 

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Luzern
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

good friendly and very clean place to stay. i stayed in the 4 bed dorm. great rooms and good location. the pizza night was not worth the price. pizza was tasty but starting at 9 with the slow pace was overprized.

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Maho, St Maarten-St Martin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly place to meet peolple fom Planet Hearth I had so much Fun. The Hostel is 1 block from all Night Club and very close to la Playa. The Yak Hostel had different activity each night The Best is the Beer Pong Ping Pong.

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Vaasa, Finland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Renovated a bit since last time! Still one of my favorite hostel around the world. Location is perfect! Staff is so nice. Fun activites every night. I stayed 6 days during BPM Festival 2015 and had a lot of fun !

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Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was clean and friendly and in a great location. Its right near the beach and all the restaurants and bars and clubs, and a short walk to the buses as well. And the area is safe to walk around in. The people were all friendly and the place has a nice area where they serve breakfast and drinks... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Stayed in a 10 bed dorm and it was very nice - spacious, clean and with attached bathroom. Breakfast was good - fruit, juice, hot drinks, cereal and bread. Location - 10 minute walk from ADO, 2 mins from Coco Bongo, 5 mins from beach, 8 mins from Walmart Facilities - communal kitchen, rooftop bar, communal area, reasonable bar prices,... More 

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Belize City, Belize
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Stayed here two nights--it's right around the corner from the ADO terminal and from the malecon, very conveniently located. And since it's on a side street, the rooms are actually very quiet at night. I was especially grateful they had someone at reception at 4:30 AM when my overnight bus got into town. Breakfast is no-frills but perfectly fine; the... More 

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Germering, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

great hostel for your money. There is a little patio where you can eat your breakfast. the breakfast is basic with toast, jam some fruits and instant coffee. We spend most your time at the beach or doing a cenote or fishing trip so we do not need an all inklusive hotel. The wifi is not the best as you... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have stayed in many hostels, manly in Europe, and The Yak has been the best one so far! Though it was always noisy, due to its central location near the main streets and clubs, I could always sleep very well (maybe because I was always tired after all fun activities I had done during the day/night ;). I went... More 

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West Hollywood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My experience at Yak hostel was very good. I stayed during BPM festival which is high season for hostels. I kept booking one night only, and the result was I was left without space following day until the staff kept finding me a spot. It was very nice of them to remember about me. The hostel is huge, clean, and... More 

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