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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Muenster, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great stay in Playa because of the Yak! It is very easy to meet people there and the daily activities are fun! Bathrooms are clean. We stayed in a dorm which had lockers. Bed were comfortable! Thanks to the Yak!

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hostel with daily activities that were great for meeting other travellers. Parties usually were loud until 1 in the morning at least so if your looking for a lot of sleep might not be the best place. Staff was really friendly and help answer any questions I had. Would definitely recommend this hostel to anyone going to playa del... More

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Córdoba, Cordoba, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome place, nice location close to everything you need (walmart, the beach, bus stop, 5th avenue). The staff is great and very helpfull, clean bedrooms and bathrooms. You also have different activities to do all days in the week, special mention to Jovanna, she`s awesome!

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Kortrijk, Belgium
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, close to the beach and Wallmart. Great staff and very nice atmosphere in the common areas. They let you bring your own drinks which is cool and saves you a lot of money. They do a different activity every day and you can get cheap dinner. The dorm, kitchen and shared bathrooms looked very nice but the private... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I showed up at this hostel I was tired and exhausted but I got the best help. It was nice rooms where you could chill if you wanted to but there's not hard to find things to do. Nice place for people travelling alone. The staff was so kind and helpful. It it close to the beach, close to... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location can't be beat! Friendly atmosphere! The staff here are very friendly and attentive (special mention to Jovanna who calls everyone by name!) One of the cleanest hostels I've been to! Make your stay in PDC memorable by staying at the Yak!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Hostel was an amazing place to stay in Playa!!! The Staff are definitely the heart and soul of this hostel (including the cleaning ladies who ensured the place was spotless ALLL THE TIME). The location is maybe a 5 min walk from the beach, supermarket, walmart and literally steps away the nightlife clubs and bars. The beds are amazing... More

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Graz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We loved our stay in the Yak. Had a big private room with a.c. and fridge. There was really few cooking stuff in our apartment, but we could use the community kitchen. Really nice chillout area in court an on Roof top. Very Close to Restaurant and Party Street.

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Very clean! 4 bed dorm is fantastic and on 3rd floor Loved the rooftop terrace! Morning breakfast was simple but just what I wanted (fruit, toast, cereal, coffee etc) Great common area for meeting new people, relaxing in hammock

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I loved this hostel. the staff was awesome, the room was amazing, and I loved the activities and it was in a good area close to many restaurants and the beach. They had a nice kitchen and theywould definitely recommend it. Thanks guys!!

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Additional Information about The Yak

Also Known As:
The Yak Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
Address: Calle 10 Norte Bis, Entere Av. 10 y Av. 15 | Lote #146, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 102 Specialty lodging in Playa del Carmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hostel Yak is new in town, but we´re about to change the rules! With a combination of the best location and the best accommodations, it´s the only way to experience Playa del Carmen. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!We are 50 meters from Coco Bongo and the street with the most popular clubs, 300 meters from the beach, and 2 blocks from Walmart. Our place is chill when you want privacy and also the best way to start the party! Tiki bar, rooftop terrace, grill, huge yard, hammocks, basketball, a stage for live shows and movie nights, 2 kitchens, luxury mattresses, A/C, and a soon-to-be pool... do we need to say more?The vibe only allows for fun people, so make sure you come ready to have a good time :) ... more   less 
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