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Cozumel, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently needed a place for a quick visit to Playa del Carmen and after looking at reviews and prices, decided to give the Sahara a try. For me, the location was great since I arrived by ADO bus at their 20 Av. terminal, a short walk away. My initial opinion was not good since the desk clerk seemed a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Old hotel , poor wi-fi , make sure you know have to pay Tax (VAT) in hotel ,which change your "good deal" ,outdated . Good things are very good location close to beach and few steps to 5th Ave , included breakfast place very nice and friendly staff . Very close to bus station.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Sahara for two nights. We did a reservation via hotels.com and chose the option to pay a bit more to get the breakfast. Our room was crampy (with a hole in the bathroom's wall) and getting hot water was sometimes an issue. In the morning of the day of check out, we asked the night guard to give... More 

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Split, Croatia
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Located close to the centre but yet distant enough from loud boom boom bars, so it's quite and calm. Perfectly situated. Nice neighborhood, fleet market in the park across the street. Hotel is very safe and comfortable, spotless clean. Breakfast not the best.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Booked on booking.com and were advised that this hotel took American Express. When we arrived there was an American express sticker on the front door and when we went to pay they say they don't take American Express (which is all we brought). They told us to go to the arm and get cash??? I then got my daughter to... More 

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el invitado es sólo molesto porque no funcionaba express..esto no depende de nosotros ademas llamamos pronto el centro de llamadas... More 

Munich, Germany
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Only three blocks away from beach and two from bustling Avenida Quinta. So you´re close by but miss the noise - unless hostel next block or Carnaval Days let the beds vibe ... Clean, well kept, friendly staff.

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Sylvan Lake, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Just off the main strip, next to everything, clean, quiet, well decorated for a simple, yet comfortable stay. WIFI, Cable, A/C, friendly and accomodating staff. Little storage if you need it. Often budget hotels are shabby and kind of depressing but there is a pretty central garden, modern rooms.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We came to Playa del Carmen to look for a hotel during the day of our arrival. We've found Sahara Hotel and we really enjoyed it! The room was cleaned every day, the owners were excellent and helpful. We do recommend it :) PS. Try tacos in those restaurants right behind the hotel! A m a z i n g... More 

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Kelowna
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

our friend Shaun who drove us there from Corozal recommended it as he and his wife have stayed there before. Although basic and not very big room, was perfectly fine for one night. Well situated and was clean. Only negatives for us were that ceiling fan very noisy - we prefer not to use AC unless absolutely necessary and it... More 

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Lund, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Sahara Hotel was an all right hotel experience. The bed was comfortable, the bathroom was clean as well as the reso of the room, the air conditioner worked well, and the cleaning was good. However, due to a lot of added taxes as well as high unofficial exchange rate from dollars to pesos, our 3-night stay ended up costing... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Sahara Hotel

Address: Calle 8 Norte 15 | Corner Street 8 and 15th Avenue, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $34 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sahara Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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Sahara Hotel Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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