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Hotel Playa del Karma

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice little oasis just a few blocks from the hustle and bustle of Avenida Quinta (5th Ave.) Stayed over a weekend and never heard a peep from anywhere outside of the property. The room was spacious with a very comfortable king sized bed. The room had an electronic safe box, cold a/c, nice wall mounted flat-screen tv and an... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Playa del Karma wasn't fancy but was very clean and had a great vibe. It almost reminded me of the complex in Tales of the City. Plants everywhere, nice breezes. Sometimes a little noisy but loved staying here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Great little hotel that's in the middle of everything. If you're one of those people that like to have a mix between the local and tourist trap places this is the perfect little hotel. The main large supermarket is only a few blocks away. You have all the main shopping streets and the beach in the other direction. You can... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We needed a place to stay for the final three days of our trip around the Yucatan Peninsula. Wanted to finish off close to the Caribbean for some sand, sun, and water. However, it needed to be a budget choice that would accommodate our family of 5 (parents and teenagers). Found Hotel Playa del Karma!! They allowed us to squeeze... More 

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Eskilstuna, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Located perfectly in the centre (we were never disturbed by any happenings at the 5th avenue!). Close to the beach, "collectivos", bus station, restaurants and bars etc.. Lovely staff, very helpful and kind! Small and cozy hotel. We'll visit again, soon.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

It started with the room that I reserved not being available (?) claims to be adult only but that's not true, as babies were crying early in the morning, when questioned didn't really have an explanation as to why children are permitted when the web site stated that was not the case. Pool(?) is tiny you can sit in it... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

We were very happy with Hotel Playa del Karma. The staff is friendly and helpful. The hotel is clean and comfortable. The courtyard is charming and peaceful. We were even adopted by the Hotel cat (Karmie). Thank you to all that made our 2 week vacation feel so safe, welcoming and wonderful.

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Newmarket, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hotel Playa del Karma. I found the staff to be very friendly and accommodating. It was close enough to everything...the beach, 5th avenue, etc. but far enough away to be peaceful when sitting outside in the garden and pool area.

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

This hotel is perfect if you don't mind a little walk. Just five blocks from the water I thought it was a great location. The service was good, the common areas were clean. The A/C worked well, The only down side was the pool was shaded buy the lovely trees, and just too cold to use. But over all we... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

The Hotel is definitely a solid 3 1/2 stars - clean, well kept, a good firm bed with clean linens and prompt hot water. Staff was friendly and helpful. Great location off the main strip (quiet) but within walking distance of everything. Two blocks from the ADO bus station so no cab needed when you arrive. Wifi doesn't work well... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Playa del Karma, in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, is a contemporary ethno-boutique hotel designed primarily with indulgence and service in mind. This Playa del Carmen hotel with its prime location in the heart of the youngest and liveliest city in the Riviera Maya and its close proximity to the Quinta Avenida is centrally located, allowing guests the convenience to access diverse tourist attractions that accommodate all interests and budgets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Playa del Karma

Address: Mza 122 Avenida 15 entre calle 12 y 14 Lote 9 Centro | Col. Centro entre calles 12 y 14, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $49 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Playa del Karma 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Playa Del Karma Hotel
Playa Del Karma Carmen
Hotel Playa Del Karma Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
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#12 Best Value Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#56 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#68 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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