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Hotel Playa del Karma

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida 15 entre calle 12 y 14 manzana 122 lote 9 Centro | Col. Centro entre calles 12 y 14, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Ranked #102 of 198 hotels in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a value. $65/night was more than a bargain. A short walk to 5th Avenue which is the main drag of Playa Del Carmen. The room is very simple. Wi Fi reception is fine. Hot water took a while to come on, but it worked fine. Clean room. No complaints. Would come here again.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Karma for a week in March and had a good experience. The staff is friendly and professionel, and the place is clean with decent size rooms and good king size beds (not to soft/hard). Aircondition works perfect and the common area has a really nice junglish-atmosphere to it even though its a bit small. All in all... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

We found this hotel with tripadvisor, hotel was pretty good. The "swimming pool" looks more like a puddle of water so pointless. BE CAREFUL IF THE PERSONNAL Offer you to post your cards !! We did it and are still waiting for them, 1,5 year later ! They re not reliable so pass your way..

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Where to begin? Let's start with the door, or lack thereof for starters. Once we realized the hotel room we had booked online was not the one we were given (which was missing a door, and presented a shoddy, dirty room that had a SLIDING GLASS DOOR with a 'lock' if it could even be called that!), we complained to... More

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

I suppose in a week or two, I'll look back at today and think of it as an adventure, but right now I'm still quite unhappy with the treatment I received at the Hotel Playa del Karma. Probably my own fault for not checking here first before choosing this place to stay while in Playa del Carmen, because as soon... More

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

First let me say, the pictures look pretty much exactly like the property But I should have not have dismissed the some of the negative comments. The location is good and the staff is excellent. You do get a secure homey feeling here but there are some things that just can't be overlooked. The pool - yes they do clean... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed here in mid January 2013 (I am a little late with my review!) and loved it! We will be back again in 2014 that is a certainty! Mario and the front desk was extremely helpful and welcoming! His english and my spanish have both improved since my last visit in 2012. the hotel is a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

We (my sister and i) stayed there for 2 weeks in february/march 2013. we had a very warm welcome of the staff. The hotel is very near of everything. It's a very clean place. If you need anything extra - no problem. At the last few days, my sister was very sick. First we needed a doctor, they all managed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

hotel just up from 5th avenue, small hotel with just a few rooms but ideal for resting your head and exploring the area further, not 5 star but not 5 star prices overall great value for money and clean recommend

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New York City, New York
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22 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed one night at Playa Del Karma in early February, 2013. The location is good, and the staff are very friendly. We got to Playa Del Carmen from Cancun airport by ADO bus. The hotel was not far from the bus station, and we walked there. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. A door of... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Playa del Karma

Also Known As:
Playa Del Karma Hotel
Playa Del Karma Carmen
Hotel Playa Del Karma Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
Address: Avenida 15 entre calle 12 y 14 manzana 122 lote 9 Centro | Col. Centro entre calles 12 y 14, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#57 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#69 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Playa del Karma 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Playa del Karma, in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, is a contemporary ethno-boutique hotel designed primarily with indulgence and service in mind. This Playa del Carmen hotel with its prime location in the heart of the youngest and liveliest city in the Riviera Maya and its close proximity to the Quinta Avenida is centrally located, allowing guests the convenience to access diverse tourist attractions that accommodate all interests and budgets. ... more   less 
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