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Xaman Eco-hostel

Avenida 10, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I was hooked by the price of this hostel in spite of its bad reviews. When we arrived, we were friendly welcomed and everything seemed to be going well. Yes, it isn't that comfortable and clean but we were paying $450 pesos for a private room for two! However, on our second night, my sister (we are two girls) noticed... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Stayed here for a couple of nights in a single room. Good hostel with lots of information. The pictures suggested i got a thatched room but in fact it was a room next to the communial lounge and kitchen. Good atmosphere but could improve the cleaning.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

How is this place still open?? It is mind boggling. This is the most disgusting place I have ever stayed and I am probably the least picky person as a traveler. It is beyond unsanitary and disgusting. It is so hot and rank inside there. It honestly reminded me of a quarantine hut for ebloa patients in Africa. The staff... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This hotel was much worse than we could have expected. The description online gave the impression of a tropical hut with a thatched roof, tiled floor and nice atmosphere. We found nothing like this. On arrival the guy at the front desk was obviously stoned and didn't really know what was going on, he gave us the wrong room key... More 

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

This place is worse than terrible. We got there and found the reception to be dark and dirty, with the guy at the desk not having a clue of what to do - he had to ask a group of people who may or may not have been associated with the hostel to help him. The room was even worse;... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

This has got to be the most disgusting, unhygienic, dirty, safety hazardous and badly maintained place I have ever seen in my lifetime! The place has holes in walls, dirty mattresses and smelly sheets and pillows!a couple of rats also were residents as they came out the hole in the kitchen to feed on the food left on the kitchen... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This "Eco Hostel" is a [--]. Sorry, but that's it. There's water everywhere because the roof is old. Rubbish and old stuff everywhere. Pillows smell like death, blankets with sperm and other things... Dark. Old colours on thin walls, holes in the walls. Disgusting! Other guests are junkies... Unfriendly people - "[--] you" was our goodby.

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