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2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   5a. Av. Nte. Esq. Calle 32, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (Formerly Fiesta Banana)
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Ranked #56 of 200 Hotels in Playa del Carmen
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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Franklin, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff and accommodations at the hotel were terrific. They were kind and helped out whenever they could. Housekeeping did a good job everyday. We did not eat the breakfast as we prefer to eat earlier and go out. If you like being in Playa Del Carmen, touristy area, this is a great location. A bit off the beaten path,... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Good location, 5th avenue - 20 min walk from the bus station. Near good option of restaurants, shops, ...and a stone thrown from the beach. Simple rooms, clean and spacious. The hotel is more like a B&B well organized and with helpful staff. It offers a simple breakfast for 40 pesos- skip it. Although it´s on 5th Av. it isn´t... More 

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Scaggsville, Maryland, United States
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

right on 5th avenue but much quieter at this section of 5th than near the ADO bus station. About 5 blocks to beach club. Hotel loans beach towels to you too. If you don't want any noise request an inside room instead of a view over the street. Housekeeping did a fine job everyday. Room is basic but at $60... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I had a wonderful previous stay at hotel banana and wanted to share that experience with friends . My first visit was so perfect, I was a little worried that I had over hyped it, but the hotel did not disappoint. Location is wonderful, quiet but within walking of everything. Can't say enough good things about the efficiency and courtesy... More 

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Portland, Oregon
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We have stayed at this hotel twice and would to stay again. There is nothing really special or great about it, except that is a good value. While we love staying in nicer hotels, sometimes we make the choice to stay somewhere cheap so that we can extend our vacation. This hotel met our basic needs,(clean enough, right on 5th... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

we've been staying at hotel banana at least one to two times per year for the last five years. it's located on the main street to visit in playa - "la Quinta" - a great place to stay near the beach, great restaurants and night life. great value, great staff!

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Auckland, New Zealand
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This is a really cute hotel on one of the corners of Playa's 5th Avenida. Right from when I entered the doors, the staff were amazing and very genuine. I think the concierge's name was Salome, she was fantastic and made me feel so welcome. It was very affordable for what I got, clean, excellent location plus the midday checkout... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stayed here for almost three weeks. The staff is super friendly and do what they can to help you. The rooms are clean and neat. They clean rooms every day. It's a nice and quiet hotel even though it's located right on 5th avenue. Close to the beach and also shopping is right out on the street if you need... More 

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Philadelphia, Pa area
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Right on 5th Avenue, but on a quieter end of the street. Spotless rooms, comfy beds, TV was an old one, but it worked. We weren't there to watch TV anyway. Cute little pool to take a dip in. Look at the pictures people posted - super cute boutique hotel that's earned its high ratings here on trip advisor. The... More 

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Don't overlook this hotel. We stated here because the location and price was right. And because of the reviews we had read on TA. We still were not prepared for the experience. The professionalism of the staff, clean rooms, service, close proximity to great beach, beach chairs and umbrellas for 15 pesos, small but really nice pool in atrium. Don't... More 

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Address: 5a. Av. Nte. Esq. Calle 32, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (Formerly Fiesta Banana)
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Banana 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Banana Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Hotel Banana Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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#89 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen

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