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Ecolodge Shalala

38th Street between 5th and 1st Ave., Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

One of the best,cheapest,beautiful hotel in playa carmen.At the edge of fifth avenida,the hotel offers quietness,beauty,relaxation,nice basic breakfast.Agora is right on your doorstep,the expensive restautants,the mass of tourists,and the bars right next to you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Hidden next to everything. Will return again and again. Loved it. It was my own jungle for a weekend during off season. Great tacos 25 steps away. Shopping around the corner, like literally. Beach is two or three blocks away.

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Thank Jesse S
Banff National Park, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Let's start with the postives- Very friendly staff. Omar was great and has some really good local recommendations. Cleaning service everyday by a very friendly cleaning lady. Fonda Regina is a great authentic restaurant. A fantastic location. Close enough to the hustle and bustle to walk to restaurants and bars but just removed enough to be quiet and private at... More 

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Tampico, Mexico
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131 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Ok so the place is really nice, the room was also really cool! Only thing is, when we arrived there was nobody ther to check us in, so maybe that was a chip on our shoulder, but besides that...everything was cook. Playa is a small town so the hotel is pretty much near to every main attraction and definetly close... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Our stay at Shalala – or as we affectionately came to call it: our “jungle Oasis in the middle of Playa del Carmen” – was really wonderful. Omar and Memo were very sweet, incredibly accommodating, and mindful of anything we asked for, and Atala (the lovely cleaning lady) could not be sweeter. The location is great as it’s just between... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We stayed in a luxury hotel before and after this. But we stayed here three nights and it was perfect. I don't think we (husband) could have stayed here for 7 nights. But it was really wonderful. Great location, the restaurant attached was great, the owner is awesome. Love it, would definitely come back! Try out something different and keep... More 

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Nieuw-Lekkerland, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights in the bungalow. It is a very small place in 'the jungle' of playa del carmen near the beach and clubs. This place is awsome for people who wants privacy but also wants to go out. We get a free welcome- drink when we arrived. Near the street is a small supermarket, restaurants, freshsmoothie bar... More 

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Monrovia, Liberia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I spent one night in Playa del Carmen returning to the US from Cuba. Arriving in Cancun, I started second-guessing my decision not to just stay close to the airport. The 5th Avenue strip in Playa is a loud, garish, trying-too-hard, faux-paradise that I wanted nothing to do with, and as I walked up it from the bus depot toward... More 

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Akumal, Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

This places is a paradise in the paradise. Being in playa u don't think u gonna find another amazing place in there, however, Shalala Hotel is the place. Not many rooms; but the ones they have are really comfortable, clean, natural, well designed nd very romantic, perfect place to spend time w ur love. The pool is small but nice... More 

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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights in June and highly recommend the property. This is a great quiet place for couples who are looking to escape the hectic part of playa but still want to be within walking distance. The place is literally no frills so don't stay if you expect the mod cons of a regular hotel, but we... More 

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