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Hotel Playa Carmen

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mal Pais Cross | Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Ranked #21 of 25 Hotels in Santa Teresa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Hotel Playa Carmen is a perfectly centrally located beach hotel near the southwestern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica. Not only is it a two-minute walk from one of the most popular beach breaks in the area, but it is within walking distance of the supermarket, bakery, pharmacy, dentist, bank, restaurants, retail shops, and other amenities. The 3rd... More

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Brigham City, Utah
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29 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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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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17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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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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29 helpful votes 29 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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24 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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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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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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Address: Mal Pais Cross | Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Playa Carmen 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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