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La Rana Cansada

Calle 10 #132, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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34 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This little hotel is an island of calm and a reminder how old Playa was 20 years ago. Right in the middle of town, minutes away from the beach and so close from great food that you can smell the food from the street. The Swedish owners are very friendly and Jorge the manager a sweet guy helping out any... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Checked in around 7pm, all was good. What we didn't know was that the loudge facing us turns into a full blown club round 11pm and another club on our right opens as well. So u got 2 different musics coming through a straw roof at the same time till 5am! I know we're on 5th but this was crazy.... More 

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Minnesota
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

If you're looking for a hotel close to everything in the heart of Playa, this is it, but you will think you're sleeping above the state fair. The hotel is a basic, no frills hotel, which explains the $150/night in the middle of Playa in March. Our room was clean but small and kind of musty. The shower resembled a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Clean , quiet and small, this one makes our stay in Playa Del Carmen most enjoyable. Close to 5th Avenue 200m. and close to the Beach 800m. The adjacent Wine Bar, is well stocked with Chilean wines,Tequila and Mescal, and staff always make the extra effort when mixing up those cocktails !

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Marina del Rey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Yes, I came early for the party and spent the night in a very comfortable, clean room with the highest ceiling I've ever bern under. Thank you to Pia, Theo and Jorge for a wonderful time. The band had every one up and dancing and the cocktails were perfect. I met so many nice people. I highly recommend staying but... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We had a great time staying at La rana Cansada Hotel, a little hotel located in the downtown of Playa del Carmen, only 1.5 blocks from the beach and a few feet away from the 5th avenue pedestrian shopping paradise. The hotel is simple but very clean, and the staff was extremely friendly and helpfull. There is a bar where... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Based on reviews here, my partner and I decided to give Rana a try and figured Playa would be our "wild" part of the trip. We knew going in to expect some noise and brought ear plugs. The location was easy to find after we got off at the bus station in town. It's in the heart of activity. We... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We stayed at this "Hotel" for a few nights over New Years. First, let me list the Pros. Close to the beach. Close to 5th ave. Thed is very friendly and personable. Even though this is connected to a bar, there is a cute courtyard that separates the two. They do have a community kitchen, you are welcome to use.... More 

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Lebanon, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

I have stayed here many times over the years and it always feels like home. Clean rooms..a great palapa....cool bar. The owners and staff are very helpful and speak English. Close to everything in Playa Del Carmen

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Incline Village, NV
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

There are so many ways to judge a hotel.....swanky, charming, great service, location, etc. For us it's the people and the joie de vivre. From the moment you arrive at La Rana you are made to feel welcome. Thed and Pia - from Sweden - retired young and bought the hotel thirteen years ago and made it a comfortable home-away-from-home... More 

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