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Medan, Indonesia
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2014

I really didn't enjoy staying here. Why? A couple of reasons: - The dorm was cramped and there was no room to put your luggage. - Part of the guests were really loud and drunk. - There was no hot water in the shower. The girls' shower (upstairs) is very small and again no place to put your stuff. -... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2013

This well located hostel is reasonably prsied, clean and safe. I liked the bathrooms in the garden, the garden itself and the small pool that is present there. You have ok wifi and a large kitchen with tv. The people are friendly but ask if you need info. However, I was not a super fan of the rooms. The dorm... More 

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Batavia, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2013

I was pleasantly surprised with this hostel. I have stayed in some horrendous hostels in the past, and with all the options in Playa Del Carmen, I was having a hard time deciding on which hostel to stay in. All of the hostel reviews were all over the place. I am sure glad that I decided on Grand Playa Hostal.... More 

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2 Thank Klane1981
1 review
Reviewed 30 March 2013

We stayed here two nights as four 23 year olds seeking fun....we were not let down! The place is very clean and close to all our favourite watering holes and discotheques. Friendly staff, great atmosphere and with a cosey pool, bbq and free (blue) bicycle rental, to name but a few. The bbq was very good but not as good... More 

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Reviewed 26 March 2013

It's set really near the beach, it's got a great kitchen, air-con at night fans as well, nice green outdoor space, cable TV, rooms with lockers, really clean rooms and bathrooms. And the staff a lovely and friendly, you can't go wrong.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2013 via mobile

Good location, only three blocks to gringo land (5th ave) then a further to the beach. Big Walmart nearby, close to everything you need really The hostel is quite modern, good kitchen, wifi works well downstairs but I found it to continuously drop in the room. I stayed in a 16 bedded dorm, now this isn't for the claustrophobic! The... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2013

I stayed at Grand Hostal Playa for a few nights before NYE and returned for a night in Jan. I could not fault the service and place. For a hostal it is excellent. Super clean and safe and the staff are the nicest people ever. They did everything they could do to help with everything from a local pedicure to... More 

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1 Thank FelizChic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2013 via mobile

Best location (few minutes from avenida 5 where the beach, restaurants and shops are located), free wifi, free bike rental, clean rooms & bathrooms, helpful staff and good environment! What more can you ask for?

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2013

Okay, so you know sometimes when pictures of hostels/hotels look nice and then when youre there, its not! This is the opposite and it looks exactly like the pictures, if not better. Best location (couple of minutes from the beach & avenida 5), helpful staff, clean rooms & bathrooms, cool terrace on the 2nd floor, free bike rental. And all... More 

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2013

Ran into the place because it was really close to the bus stops for the colectivos from Tulum and to Cancun. One of the neatest and cleanest hostels so far. Everything is clean, tile, new appliances, clean walls, a pool, very crisp feel. The staff is friendly ! They have bikes, free internet, everything you need.. good blankets and a... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Grand Hostal Playa

Address: Avenida 20 entre calles 4 y 6, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $24 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Grand Hostal Playa Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico
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“The dorms are spacious and well ventilated”
 of 5 bubbles Giabada, 3 Sep 2014 | Read review
“You'd better camp in a tent in the courtyard!”
 of 5 bubbles AventureroPolaco, 9 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Definately avoid the 16-bed dorm!”
 of 5 bubbles GvH8, 7 Jan 2014 | Read review
“The dorm rooms in the garden are nicer, but you have more noise and light intrusion”
 of 5 bubbles D_vid13, 17 May 2013 | Read review
“female, male and shared dorms and private”
 of 5 bubbles JessicaP524, 25 Jan 2013 | Read review
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