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Hostel Playa

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Reviewed 15 April 2015

If you are searching for an easygoing cheap place to stay, Hostel Playa would do the job. Great staff, clean place, chilled atmosphere, cool setup. The place is well located. Suitable for backpackers.

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Homer, Alaska
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

Pro;atmosphere, location (across from Walmart and oxxo, few blocks from club area and beach), amenities, full kitchen, includes towel+lock/locker/key, 24 hour locked gate guard, rooftop lounge, many lounges in fact. Con: road noise but it lessens at night. More in depth: Big awesome open air common room with fans tabled music. Whole hostel has a somewhat open design. Showers have...

Thank AKSalmonProvides
San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Reviewed 8 April 2015

My friends and I have travelled around Central America for a few months, and this has to be the best hostel we've stayed in yet. Staff really friendly, fast wifi, good atmosphere at night and loads of places to sit and chill. A whole separate section is needed for the FREE BREAKFAST. Nutella and peanut butter. Never had better. Plus...

Thank RC615
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Not necessarily my taste, but still a good hostel. The service was good. The decor was interesting. The people were vibrant. It was hard not to have a great time. Bring a beer or five and kick back. Also, they have some kind of association with Blue Parrot and everyone who was staying at the hostel was offered free entrance...

Thank Lauren E
Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

This place looks terrible as you walk in, so much that we thought we were at the wrong hostel. At check-in they kept our passports without asking/telling us what they were doing. Music blasts loudly till 12.45am every single night making it impossible to sleep, particularly bad when you need to get up early. If you're in the mixed dorm...

Thank Hallbags
Leon, Nicaragua
Reviewed 19 March 2015

I absolutely loved the social atmosphere of this hostel, it seems to attract so many fun and interesting people! I did have some problems with the staff though, when me and my girlfriend stayed, there were 2 middle aged men working and using the hostel as their playground and have no boundaries when it comes to invading space! Always trying...

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

These is probably the best hostel I have been . Very clean and girls rooms have ac. All the staff is simply amazinggggg: Josie , the gallegiña girl was so friendly and thanks to her our stay was awosome . Josua and paola are the nicest mexican people on world . Thank you guys for everything , we will back...

Thank Cohete D
Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Hey guys, I really recommend the Hostel Playa in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Without booking a night in advance I went to the Hostel and booked for one night...It was so good that I spent 9 more nights in the hostel. All guys of the Staff were so helpful to all of my questions and recommend really nice places( beaches,...

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Really enjoyed our stay here!The staff here are awesome, they make everyone feel so welcome. Located opposite Walmart,and 2 blocks from the party strip and 5 mins from the beach. big kitchen decent breakfast hammocks. Lights out in the common area at 12.30 but accomodates for those who want to continue the party with a rooftop terrace with swing chairs!

Thank luciferocious
Marseille, France
Reviewed 25 February 2015

My first hostel so I didn't know what to expect and it turned out to be an amazing experience! Extremely clean, good breakfast, computer-internet-wifi, hamacs everywhere and buena onda <3 More than excellent service, the staff is extra welcoming and really care! Could hear the bad singing from the karaoke-restaurant up the street though..

Thank Oceanne V

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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
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $34 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hostel Playa 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Hostel Playa Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Hostel Playa Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico
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“Go with AC, since it gets pretty hot at night. Also, female dorms are great, especially for first-time solo female travelers like me!”
  • Female dorm with AC
mm305, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Ladies dorms are on the second floor and have great light”
316adeal, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“choose the one with the AC.”
345anamariat, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“good for backpackers”
788khalil, 14 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Tell staff to turn down music, constantly!”
michellef287, 19 Mar 2015 | Read review
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