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Papaya Playa

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Km 4-5 Carr Tulum-Boca Paila, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Ranked #45 of 76 Hotels in Tulum
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York CIty, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great time on the beach side huts with balcony. Waking up on the beach is amazing and would recommend to anyone. The restaurant on the beach is great for drinks. The rooms had wifi next to restaurant so I had no problem connecting to the outside world

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London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
22 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely loved our stay here, so much so we stayed longer than planned. Stripped back it allowed us to really appreciate life, nature and each other. Our cabana was great - not cheap but cute and quirky and everything we wanted, perfect location directly overlooking the sea with own bathroom etc. It allowed a true escape from busy city working... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not Eco friendly. Prays on those seeking an authentic experience.. Shacks banged together with absolutely no amenities. No service. No electricity or Airconditioning. Alienating, while pretending to bring people together. Masquerading as a hippie sheik venue, but actually a down and dirty money grab. Don't be fooled. Go elsewhere. A pretentious dishonest ripoff.

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Helsingborg, Sweden
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is AMAZING!! It has everything and more. If u wanna get a taste of heaven, this is the place! Imagine the most luxury place in a open nature, this place made me feel like a glamourus hippie, the combination is so unique. The private beach, the restaurant, the cocktails, the party's, the atmosphere, the cabanas, everything was perfect.... More

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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Horrible experience, the security of the hotel asked me if I was a guest at that hotel multiple times because I was the only latino at the hotel, everyone else was white! One of the worst experiences.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first went to the Papaya Playa Project (PPP) for a yoga class, taught by Jhiwan, whose playfulness and great sense of humor beautifully complement his deep knowledge of yoga and breathing techniques. The yoga studio needs a new floor, but I understand that work will be done soon. The yoga class was so good we returned several times, starting... More

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool beach, good food, kite surfing!! Drinks, great music! If you are planing to stay here or just come for a day it's really cool for couples or group of friends ) They have cabanas where you can stay and a spa (planning to try it just now) Order their guacamole and totopos, it's really good and filling.

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 34 nights at Papaya Playa Project and loved every minute of it. The sunrises are incredible, the beach is peaceful. The staff was really nice and extremely helpful. The amenities are just what you need, when you need them. They have a pretty good selection of books in different languages you can borrow from the front desk. I... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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85 reviews 85 reviews
34 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I and my wife stayed in PPP for 3 nights at end of July. We found an offer for a small room, but with a/c. Actually the room was very small. But for a few nights it was quite ok. It's eco-friendly hotel, with some consequences. The water is salty. It's purified, clean, but salty from the see. You can... More

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Papaya Playa is awesome for a few days chilling out. Downfalls: restaurant is overpriced and food is not authentic (better to eat in town), cheaper rooms are not great for price - if you can upgrade your room, the bathroom in our cabana was basically unusable for the time we were there. We mentioned this to reception and they 'cleaned'... More

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Address: Km 4-5 Carr Tulum-Boca Paila, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Papaya Playa 3*
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