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Hostel Rio Playa

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

From the moment I walked into the hostel I felt very welcomed. I stayed in room 6A which is probably one of the better rooms in the hostel, it was clean and the bathroom was very clean. Unfortunately while I was there the pool was being repaired but I'm sure its very nice. The party atmosphere was great, every night... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

As a group of 7 girls, we got to stay in the room that had its own separate living and kitchen area. The hostel is a bit run down but otherwise everything works fine and feels secure. However, the noise was insane. The hostel bar itself, plus two restaurants/bars on either side of the hostel pumping music until VERY late... More 

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Thank liangja
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

From what I heard this was the to be place in playa deal Carmen. Rooms are alright and bar area is a decent place for socializing. Getting older now, but good location down by the bars and main streets. More of a party hostel than a quiet hostel but not really much of either.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

As long as you know what to expect--that this spot can be noisy and that it caters a bit to club goer types--you'll be fine. That's kind of what you get in general for the area and this price point. Everything was clean and staff was friendly and helpful. I'm not a club goer type, but I was satisfied with... More 

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Thank Ryan H
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

The hostel was okay, good location, nice beds, good breakfast. But we went here expecting to sleep which was not possible as it was soooo noisy all night long. Loud music and people shouting from different the bar downstairs and The hostel's pool area.

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Positive: staff super friendly and helpful, great price for stay, bathrooms cleaned twice daily, bar is very social and reasonably priced Not so positive: ladies hour is impossible to get a drink - they'll serve all the boys first and if you're lucky you'll get a drink (to the point where the bartender tipped the ice out of my cup... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Workers are very nice. The rooms are big. The beds are not so great. It has a tiny pool at the roof. The rooftopbar was not open when i was there. The breakfast was great. They miss the sockets next to the beds to charge your mobile phone. And they didn't had free water!

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We stayed in Hostel Rio and we had a very pleasant experience. The 5 person bedroom was a good size with comfortable beds. The shower was hot which was excellent. The place was cleaned daily and the breakfast was one of the best breakfasts we came across on our whole trip. The pool is small yes but it's better than... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

This one is tricky. Pros: The hostel location is great, the layout of the hostel is actually quite good as well. The rooftop pool is really just a step in pool but its better than nothing. The little bar next to the pool is a cool addition. The bathroom in the large mixed dorm is actually not in bad shape... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I stayed here in january for the BPM festival! The hostel was packed full of Australian travellers all going to the festival too. The hostel is pretty basic, but serves its purpose. There is a rooftop pool/bar which has drinks and music every single night, its really fun to meet people and have fun- it can however mean people hang... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel Rio Playa is located one block from the beach and half block from the famous '5ta Avenida' Fifth Avenue downtownWe offer the perfect blend of elegance and tropical flare for a unique experienceWe are welcoming you in a fusion of Asian/Italian decor and architectural style, focusing on personalized service and detail. Come prepared for an unforgettable vacation...We know that a hostel is much more than just a place to sleep. Therefore we offer you all the necessary amenities to allow you to get to know and enjoy this extraordinary town, especially the region's stunning Mayan archaeological sties staged in lush jungle settings.We offer you specialized information regarding transportation, distances, costs, tourism and more in order for you to experience these alternative Mayan routes at the right price and with the proper resources.Additional InformationWe have a private bar just for hostel guest (beer is just 1 dlls for the guest)20Mts walk distance to the beach.24 hrs reception.No smoking inside of building. (plenty of space where you can smoke)Be happy always. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Rio Playa

Address: Avenida 5, Norte 119 | Entre 5ta avenida y avenida 10, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $22 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 70
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Hostel Rio Playa Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Hostel Rio Playa Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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