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Popol Vuh

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Calle 2 norte entre 5a Avenida y Zona Federal Maritima, S/N | Col. Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is very basic, but if you're used to staying in hostels it's pretty decent. It wasn't super clean, but it was acceptable. What it really has going for it is the location and the vibe. Right on the beach, super chill, lots of hammocks, a nice open kitchen, and right on 5th Ave, the main tourist strip. For... More 

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Mumbai
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel, situated just meters from the beach, was prime location for shops and great restaurants. The facilities are clean and basic and the staff friendly. The hammocks under the palms provided much relief from the sun and the heat. If you are the kind of traveller who doesn't mind geckos and other crawlies this place ticks all the boxes.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I love this place!! Great staff! People from all over. I've read some of the "not so nice" reviews and if you're looking for a high end, luxury room, this is not the place. The room was very clean, was sufficient for all my daily needs. I read some reviews that said there was no hot water; the hot water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

If you are looking for a good atmosphere, the perfect location, and a cheap price for a good quality, I can definetly recommend you Popol Vuh! They have different types of rooms with very comfortable beds and inside the complex a place to hang out with people all over the world. It only takes a few seconds to walk to... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I really enjoyed being 50 feet from the beach and the laid back atmosphere. I heard some people complain that it's not a five star hotel. If that's what you're looking for this place is not it. Popol Vuh is clean and the staff is friendly and takes care of you. I relied on them to get me great deals... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It is a humble place with friendly staff. It is true that it is not the fanciest but to be honest that is what makes it perfect. If you think that a resort is what mexico is about not your place. Thanks for giving a place that you could feel like home.

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River Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

You get what you pay for. More than reasonably priced, Nice friendly staff. Outdoor kitchen and Palm trees in courtyard with 3 hammocks. Room wise, 3 options, rooms with. Fan 1 window and double bed, communal bathroom with 4 showers, 2 toilets and 2 sinks. Shared by 6 units. 5 palapas with 2 beds one up a ladder, one down,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This place has one of the best locations in Playa Del Carmen. It is one block from the ADO bus station, a few steps to the beach, and right off the main avenue walking street in playa del Carmen. I came from Belize, and arrived really early in the morning, I was tired, but luckily they let me check in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This "hostel" doesn't offer dorms, only private rooms. However, most of the rooms have 2 big beds so you can get the best deal by going with a couple friends or a family together. It has a very good, relaxing vibe. There are hammocks hung in the common area under the shade of palm trees in the sand. The common... More 

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Paris, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

A very good location just behind the beach and close to the bus station to go to the airport and boat to Cozumel. Bungalows are clean located in a garden with friendly people around. Its a place to go!

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