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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just love the vibe there - so friendly people, awesome attitude, clean rooms. Doubtless, one of the best hostels I have ever been - cannot wait to do it again, especially because of the Sunday's parties! :)

Thank Bozhkov
Kashid, India
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I just love this place! I have been here many times and it just keeps on getting better! The staff is amazing, and they make sure you have a great time. Rooms are new and clean. The rooftop is a must, even if you're not staying at 3B, you need to pass by for SOS Sundays: great vibes, music and... More 

Thank Simon T
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Facilities aren't bad.  Roof top bar and pool (small)  are cool, but many bars in the area.  Rooms were okay, but bunk beds super flimsy and I'm typically OK with them.  The rungs on the ladder were so flimsy they hurt my feet.  My 105lbs shook the bed enough to wake up the person below me.  Most importantly , BEDBUGS... More 

Thank Jcktvls
Yvan3b, Owner at Hostel 3B Chic & Cheap, responded to this review

Dear guest, I am so sorry you had such a bad experience at my place. Just for the record, we are one of the only hostels in Playa del carmen or I could even say Quintana Roo that fumigates rooms monthly with heat ( We have a machine that heats up rooms up to 60c to kill all insects without... More 

New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was traveling alone for Thanksgiving and wanted to stay somewhere that I could meet some people. Hostel 3B had some of the best people i've ever met at a hostel. The staff was very amazing and I even went on a trip to Tulum beach with a bunch of them. The bar is an amazing place to meet people... More 

Thank acedmiston
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rooftop bar is awesome and with a pool as well, sweet deals in the bar, staff is chilled and cool, great atmosphere, super sociable, Sunday party is unreal CANNOT be missed. THE place to be in Playa.

Thank Jenny E
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 8 nights over Halloween and Day of the Dead. Great hostel in a perfect location. As a female I felt very safe in the hostel and in the surrounding area. Everything was great for the price. Only issue I found was the shower was a little temperamental with hot water and it was hard to wash... More 

Thank Louise P
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Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

I spent 3 weeks at hostel 3b after initially booking only 4 nights. The vibe there was amazing. By far one of the best hostels I have stayed at before. The staff are great, always available and will organize day trips or anything you need. Breakfast is provided every day and dinner is cooked by the on site cook each... More 

Thank SallyJC89
1 review
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Super hostel! I extended my stay here as I really enjoyed it, would definitely recommend this place. Clean rooms and comfortable beds, with a secure locker per bed. The hostel has a fun atmosphere and a nice pool/ roof area to relax in. 3b is in a super central location (restaurants, bars, shops, beach and bus station) and in an... More 

Thank Cristina A
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3 reviews
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

It was an average hostel. The location is top notch as it is one block waway from the beach, mall, ADO bus station and fifth avenue. The area is peaceful and safe no matrer what time of the day. The service was amazing, much thanks to Javier, who hooked us up with cheap and amazing tours, his advice was helpful... More 

Thank fersi4
Fort Carson, Colorado
2 reviews
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Came back to Playa and wouldnt doubt on caming back to this Hostel. Everyone was really kind and sociable. The party on sunday was busy as and the bbq was amazing. Clean rooms and great atmosphere....

Thank Alexander K
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A modern and innovative hostel meant to gather all world party travelers. It is located in Playa del Carmen, one block from the beach. With 24-hour reception, private rooms and shared rooms with individual lockers. All rooms feature Ac. We also have Wifi in the common area and the rooftop bar. Stay with us ALL INCLUSIVE! Breakfast, dinner, 5 hours of open bar and your bed. $ 550Mx Hostel 3B has a kitchen with all utensils, microwave and a TV room with sofas, board games and cards. Breakfast is served from 08:00 to 11:00. The SOS lounge is located on the rooftop and has an outdoor pool, lounge area,Live DJs, Xbox One, beer pong, bbq and sushi nights. The hostel is half a block from the fifth Avenue, the main thoroughfare of shops and nightlife in Playa del Carmen. Don't forget is only 40 minutes drive from Cancun airport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel 3B Chic & Cheap

Address: Av. 10 Esquina Con Calle 1sur, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $24 - $47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“being close to the bus station and the party”
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“great location and amazing parties”
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“best parties!”
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“Accessibility to 5th avenue is easy and the employees are extremely helpful for all your questions and needs.”
 of 5 bubbles minibee2016, May 20, 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you stay for the Sunday party!!”
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