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Hotel Playa Carmen

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Intersection Santa Teresa/Mal Pais | Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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Ranked #18 of 25 Hotels in Santa Teresa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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San Jose, Costa RIca
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Hi I sated here wit three friends in tow different rooms. Everything was just as their web site presents. Great staff, they went out of their way to assist us with the little details that can sometimes make the big difference. As a hotel owner myself , I really appreciate the effort. Rooms are clean, beds good, bathroom, coffee maker... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great hotel with fantastic staff. The rooms were spotless. I had a king-size super comfortable bed. In room safe. Air-conditioning and and a beautiful view of the ocean. Roy at the front desk was extremely helpful and spoke great English. One place over on the way to the beach is a great longboard shop,Jobbie's longboard's. This hotel is surrounded by... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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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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49 helpful votes 49 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 via mobile

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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24 helpful votes 24 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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176 reviews 176 reviews
27 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 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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39 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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