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Hotel Playa Carmen

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Mal Pais Cross | Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Hotel Playa Carmen
Ranked #21 of 25 hotels in Santa Teresa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brigham City, Utah
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79 reviews 79 reviews
21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This appears to be the best place in town, very new and modern. I see that others are paying $60 cash. We were hit at $70, but it was still very nice indeed. Good stroll to the beach. Nothing but surfing waves on the beach. Nothing big, but there was not a storm coming in. Plenty of cool air and... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

the hotel is very near to the beach, the rooms are very nice, clean and lovelly. the man in the front was graet and halpe us to reserve trpis, where to go, and places to see, he was very pichent with us. the hotel is near a resturant name Bakery wich is great as well. overall- we realy had a... More

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San Diego, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

If you are a surfer on a budget this might be the perfect place for you. It is less than a block from the beautiful beach, and at $60 it is certainly more clean and modern than other accommodations you would find for the same price. We drove by, checked out the room and thought everything looked good so we... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012 via mobile

Perfect location in beautiful playa Carmen walking distance to everything! The hotel is a boutique hotel attached to a strip mall. The room has a king bed nice shower and bathroom with a balcony for 60 dollars a night no tax if you pay in cash! Can't beat it for the location price and being a new place in playa... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

Good hotel, close to the beach, small pool, clean. Large rooms. We had a very noisy room above the very load cafe downstairs. We fell asleep only after we were tired of the merengue music... It would have been 5 stars had it not been for the unbearable noise.

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Olympia, Washington
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156 reviews 156 reviews
24 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

The best thing about this hotel is its location. It is a short easy walk to the beach and all restaurants. The hotel is modern, clean, and everything (except the elevator) works. Our room, on the third floor, was nicely decorated and appointed. Although it had a balcony with amazing views of the sunsets, it overlooked the backyard of the... More

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Potomac, Maryland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

We had reserved two rooms for one night and arrived very late that night (around midnight) with two children under the age of three. First the pros: the people were very nice, as everyone we met in Costa Rica were. The breakfast that was included in the room rate was very good and substantial. A la carte items are available... More

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Costa Rica
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

Hotel Playa Carmen is an excellent place to go when you have a limited budget and want to be near the sea at an affordable price. The rooms have TV, AC, Hot Water, Balcony, among others. Cleanliness is very good, except for the walls of the hallways, but otherwise the place is much more than you expect for the price... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2010

There were a few changes this time around. Breakfast wasn't included in the rate. Ended up eating in the bakery in the strip mall. The bar had closed ( seasonal?) but other than that all the reasons I, and now my wife love this place are the same. Near the beach , heart of town, clean and the air conditioner... More

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Puerto Rico
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2010

Our stay was very pleasent. The hotel was clean and near everything. We had the time of our life. Although, be sure to pay your reservation in CASH!!! Do not give them your credit card number under no circumstances. When I got back home, I found out that my credit card number was stolen and charged more than $5,000 in... More

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Address: Mal Pais Cross | Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Hotel Playa Carmen Costa Rica/Santa Teresa

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Playa Del Carmen Hotel The Premier Upscale Luxury Resort - Hotel in Mal Pais/Santa Teresa. With beach front view, with the best location including pool, Jacuzzi Spa, 24 hour Bar.Close to Commercial Center right next to the bank, shops, rental car agencies and much more.All rooms have AC, Wifi connection. ... more   less 
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