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The Yak

2.0 of 5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

Great craic! It's well located, not far from the main strip. staff are lovely and helpful and the bar is hopping at night. Excellent offers and activities organised. You can still enjoy a quiet relaxing stay also if you choose.............................,I'd recommend it for sure

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The Yak is amazing. It's located just a block away from street 12 (party street) but the best thing is the people working at the hostel and all the activities the organize for us, my favorite being mojito night. The rooms are nothing special but they are clean and comfortable.

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Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

THE YAK is one of the best hostels that i saw on my trip. i slept there few times and was impressed everytime. the place is clean, safe, have a great crew and also have awesome planes and schedual that you can join if you want. the conditions are on extremely high level and you get the best hostel in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

I like the place a lot besides the good price, service and location, I also liked the feeling as if you are with friends. You can hang around as if it is your home and that is a pleasant experience. Definitely I recommend that place to anybody who wants to stay in there and of course I will stay there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

After three months of traveling Mexico on a budget, I was so happy to end my adventure at "The Yak". What can I say... Other than the staff are fantastic, first and formost. They have daily activities and are very knowledgable about the area. Location, location, location! Only about a 5 Minute walk from the bus station, to the stunning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I'm from Brazil. I stayed in Yak with my girlfriend, in private apartment end it was great. We met a lot of new people and it was grat.Turco, Mariano, Joana, Rachel and al the guys were awesome, always giving tips about what we could do in Playa and there were also a lot of activities, like mojito lessons and drinking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Clean, safe, the location is very good and the staff is very nice! Only 3 minutes from CocoBongo, and also very close to the beach, nice and cheap restaurants. The wifi is not the best, but works fine and you probably wont need an internet connection and will make friends there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Only stayed for one night so can't give a very well-rounded view. Location was good, not far at all from 5th avenue and all the shops and bars. Short walk to the beach or bus station. I stayed in a dorm with bathroom attached which was really good. Not too keen on the windy metal staircase to get to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Lovely place. They have activities to join people but also have rules to protect the one who want to stay at night in bed and rest. Very clean. Its located in front of the main street so people have beers at Yak and then go to the party. Perfect !

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

To be honest the Yak's facilities are modest and the aircon is limited but what I loved about the Yak was the atmospher the employees create and how quickly new guests become family. I would go back to this hostel in a heartbeat. I highly recommend the free day trips ran by hostel. Look no further when booking a place... More 

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Yak 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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