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Papaya Surf Beach Hotel

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Playa Zicatela, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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Papaya Surf Beach Hotel
Ranked #24 of 48 hotels in Puerto Escondido
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Papaya Surf Hotel was just what we were after for our stay in Puerto Escondido. Right across the road from Zicatela beach, pool, Steps away from shops and bars. We stayed in a 2 double bed room, private bathroom, private outdoor kitchen. Equipped with cooking utensils, cold fridge and freezer, little dining table and outdoor hammock. I really enjoyed our... More

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14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

With some paint & other maintenance I think this place could be pretty nice. As it is the place has a really worn feel, plumbing not always functional etc. On the plus side Marco the owner is a very cool and friendly guy and very flexible with his rates. It is close to all the Zicatela action so expect some... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

this is an a amazing place! the owners and the staff are amazing people they helped me with everything from the first second i got to puerto untill i left, i came puerto to surf, i was living there 3 months and it was so good no other place like papaya surf in the world...the owners such good people and... More

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Waihi Beach, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

We stayed here for 8 days on a trip through Mexico from New Zealand and it was one of the nicest places we stayed in all of Mexico. It was just what we were looking for in terms of a relaxed environment, all the essentials and wonderful staff and housekeepers. We often left our room a bit of a shambles... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012 via mobile

Im travelling with a friend. We got a twin bed room just $200 me ixan pesos each one with kitchen and an excellent bathroom. Only the rooms in the first floor have a kitchen and if u get one of this you can save money from eating in restaurants. There is a supermarket nearby cheaper than every where else called... More

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Granada, Nicaragua
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

I would describe this facility as the perfect balance between hotel and hostel. The rooms have the hostel feel. Sparsely decorated, functional. There is an assumption that you will be spending your days surfing, not sitting in your room and watching TV and ordering room service. After all, the beach begins right across the street, and you can see the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

I moved to this hotel after having a couple of horrible nights in a hotel nearby. The owners are really friendly and let me check in first thing in the morning. The fan operated rooms are spacious, clean, cool and anti mosquito! The hotel is opposite the beach, yet noise proof from the parties in the evening. There is a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

I stayed at papaya surf for 8 nights, it was great. Everything just great. I recommend this place.

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San Antonio, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2011

I traveled with my two best friends and stayed for 10 days. If you are traveling only with girls this is a good hostel to stay at, security is really good, there's a nice old guy who stays all night to make sure only guests come in. The rooms are very clean and spacious, the hammock outside the rooms is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2010

Good people, clean, nice hotel decoration, good value for money ! Fan are sufficient. you can rent Surf !

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Address: Playa Zicatela, Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Puerto Escondido
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