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Hostel Vive la Vida

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 27 January 2014

This hostel is a good choice for people who are wanting to have a comfortable and safe place to sleep. It offers not much else in amenities, though having WiFi was a huge bonus. There are some great local restaurants easily within walking distance as well as cheap travel (collectivos) to Tulum, Cancun, and other towns two blocks away.

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hostelvivelavida, Manager at Hostel Vive la Vida, responded to this review

Thanks for coming, was a pleasure to meet you, see you soon.

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 22 January 2014

I had a lovely stay! The location was fantastic. It was easy to make friends in the great common area. The dorm rooms were not very good for a good sleep because of the nearby common area -the noise may keep you awake. The hostel staff was super friendly and helpful, I hope to see them some day again!

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hostelvivelavida, Manager at Hostel Vive la Vida, responded to this review

Thanks for coming, we are working to give a better service.

Arequipa, Peru
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Great hostel, great staff, fab owner and brilliant guests! Very good location and trust worthy people there where you feel safe and a home from home. I loved it so much I stayed twice! Wonderful time had, thank you so much Fernando!

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hostelvivelavida, Manager at Hostel Vive la Vida, responded to this review

Thanks for coming guys, it was a pleasure to meet you, see you next time.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2013

Stayed here a fair few nights. Despite people saying the rooms are may be a little hot and the dorm beds not the comfiest, I can almost guarantee that a)you'll be too drunk to care (since you're in PdC) or b)the vibe of the hostel will more than make up for it. The atmosphere here is great, the staff are...

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hostelvivelavida, Manager at Hostel Vive la Vida, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments, we are working to give a better service, we hope you come back.

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 3 December 2013

This hostel was a blast. The kitchen area is fantastic, and the pool is such a relief. The staff is always there to ensure you have a great stay, and the atmosphere is very welcoming. I highly recommend this hostel and would come back any day.

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hostelvivelavida, Manager at Hostel Vive la Vida, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments, we hope to see you again.

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2013

We are not people to moan about things, and we only stayed at this place one night, the staff are really friendly and very helpful, even when we checked out and left some food in the fridge they still gave us advice on other places to visit along the coast when we popped back in. The rooms where really hot...

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hostelvivelavida, Gerente at Hostel Vive la Vida, responded to this review

Hi guys, it was a pleasure to meet you, you were staying in a private room connected to another private room but that was empty, don´t worry we are working to fix that. We hope to see you again.

Larisa, Greece
Reviewed 9 November 2013

We spent an unforgetable vacation in the most friendliest and enjoyable spot in the Mayan riviera. We had so much fun and the people working there are so kind, their smile is so contagious and always looking forward to help and please you the best they can. We strongly recommend the hostal vive la vida which by the way is...

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hostelvivelavida, Gerente at Hostel Vive la Vida, responded to this review

Thank You very much for coming, we hope to see you again in your next trip. Peace

Guadalajara, México
Reviewed 29 October 2013

They have the nicest locations in the area and prices ...OMG!!! THEY ARE REALLY LOW (prices).:) the personel its friendly and nice too.. really good choice of mine and i want to come back allready !!! :)

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hostelvivelavida, Gerente at Hostel Vive la Vida, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments, we hope to see you again, take care and Vive la Vida.

Utila, Honduras
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Best place to stay! The facilities are great, very comfortable, everything you could need. The best part is the people though. Demian and Fernando are amazing! Everyone there was super friendly and inviting, was really like a family. I will definitely be returning :)

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hostelvivelavida, Gerente at Hostel Vive la Vida, responded to this review

Thank you very much for coming, we hope to see you again and dive in these beautiful reefs. Take care and keep taking amazing pics into the water.

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 20 October 2013

I was staying here for a couple of nights with a group trip. The location is ok, but not as close as they say it would be to the beach, but it is still in 6 minute walking distance. When it comes to hostels one good aspect is if they have electric outlets at the bed, which here luckily was...

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hostelvivelavida, Gerente at Hostel Vive la Vida, responded to this review

We really sorry about the fans inside room, we're working to change it. You came with a 40 people group, all of them were young, and that's why we play music during the day, sorry if was annoying for you.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel Vive la Vida is new in town. It's a new building totally prepared for the international travelers and inspired by the huge Frida Kahlo.The Hostel Vive la Vida is conceived with the experience of more than 120 cities visited across more than 20 countries as backpacker just as you are. We expect that you feel like at home and discover the multicultural and cosmopolitan atmosphere of our city.We are located few steps of the beach and 500 mts from the 5th Avenue, the most amused, famous and cosmopolitan pedestrian avenue of the the Caribbean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Vive la Vida

Address: Calle 2 Norte 141 | Av. 25 y Av. 30, Col. Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $18 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Vive la Vida 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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