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Hostel Playa

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place, really cool hangout with a nice vibe and a chill rooftop and pool. Dorm room was pretty basic but clean and fine for a short stay. Staff were friendly and bilingual. ¡Muchas gracias por tu hospitalidad!

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mario antonio v, Gerente at Hostel Playa, responded to this review
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todo el personal del hostel agradece tu comentario positivo--nos da mucho gusto que te hayas sentido comodo en tu estancia... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Hostel Playa for only two nights, but we would have loved to stay longer. The hostel itself was amazing with clean rooms, clean bathrooms, a well equipped kitchen and hammocks and places to hang out literally everywhere! The rooftop terrace is very nice to chill. The location of the hostel was also great with only a five... More 

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mario antonio v, Propietario at Hostel Playa, responded to this review
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MAI308..con el corazon en la mano agradezco mucho este comentario/ me da alegria de saber que el esfuerzo que hacemos... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I stayed six days in Hostel Playa. The location is perfect: in front of the Walmart and walking distance from the beach and the main Street. The staff of the hostel is friendly & funny, the breakfast is nice (and enough!!) and they clean the hostel everyday. If you want to have cheap and good accomodation in Playa, I can... More 

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mario antonio v, Gerente at Hostel Playa, responded to this review

NORA...thanks for your opinion. we are happy ..when the guest was happy here with us. if you return some day...ask for me...you have one night of cortesy...good luck in your life. be happy....king caribbean regards. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Great hostel! I really enjoyed staying here, everyone who works here is really friendly and a lot of fun. If you're traveling alone this is the place to go and meet people. It is a little hot here but I slept in the room with AC, but besides that I really enjoyed my stay here.

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mario antonio v, Gerente at Hostel Playa, responded to this review
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todos los que trabajamos en hostel playa, te agradecemos tu sincera opinion, nos da fuerza y alegria para seguir esforzandonos... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The best thing about Hostel Playa was the staff. Ale and Luchi were both super nice, friendly, and incredibly helpful during my stay. They recommended activities and places to eat, they invited me to hang out with them and other hostel guests in the common area, and they were just generally very nice people. I stayed in an all-female dorm,... More 

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mario antonio v, Gerente at Hostel Playa, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu comentario, Marie! Has sido una huésped excepcional, te extrañamos! Nos alegramos muchos de que hayas disfrutado... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We stayed at Hostel Playa for four nights, all of which were wonderful. There are hammocks EVERYWHERE which is where we spent most of our time when we weren't exploring the town – the two hammocks on the roof are perfect for relaxing before and after you go out. The common area and dorm rooms are clean and colourful. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Helpful staff and easy to walk around anywhere! I was traveling alone and I found Playa Del Carmen to have police traffic almost every corner that made me feel safer. Made friends with other people from around the world. It was christmas eve, they had a dinner to gather us around. It was nice talking to other people traveling solo... More 

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mario antonio v, STAFF PRINCIPAL at Hostel Playa, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por su comentario, estamos muy contentos de que hayan disfrutado su estancia con nosotros...trabajamos muy duro y ponemos... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Recently stayed at Hostel Playa for the third time and I've finally gotten around to writing a review. Mario, Leah (?) and their staff work hard to provide a fun and clean hostel. They are the type of people who seem to love what they do. They are generous people, treating the guests to a nightly happy hour and free... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for BPM Festival! Mario and Leah are the best hosts. They truly made me feel at home and made me feel like they cared for me and my comfort. We even had a little get together at the hostel on my last night with people from around the world and Mario gave us a very good, smooth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Location: Bit out of the action which I actually preferred. Awesome to be across the road from Walmart! Cleanliness: Very clean Helpfulness: Mario, the owner is such a sweet man, game me a tour of the place & made me feel very welcome. Activities: We had a BBQ one night which was cool. I missed a Cenote trip & wished... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel Playa, is a nice youth hostel in Playa del Carmen, near Cancun and Tulum. The best low budget accomodation in the Riviera Maya. Its located in the heart of Playa del Carmen near the beach and the stores of the 5th Avenue. Located just in front of the main plaza and close of everything (bus station, food market, etc). This gives the Best Value rooms with the best ambience because of the people from all over the world staying here. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Playa

Address: Calle 8 Norte 876 | Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $21 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Hostel Playa Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Hostel Playa Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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