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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

awesome place, a little piece of jungle in the city. david was a great host! great location, yet quiet. rooms are simple but comfortable. would definitely recommend it to anyone visiting playa del carmen!

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sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 4 nights when going from Isla Holbox to Tulum. Stayed in the King Karma room which had good A/C and fridge. Chairs outside in the chaired balcony. No breakfast, but several good restaurants nearby so this was no problem.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

For the price it's a decent place! I liked the huge open Rooms however the staff has to work on pleasing their customers. Apart from that hotel is really close to the walking plazas beach and the Cozumel ferry ride.

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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

This was the perfect home base for our five night stay in playa del Carmen. Hotel was quiet, staff was great and so helpful. Will definitely stay here again. Right off the main drag and less than five minutes walk to the beach!

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
Reviewed 9 August 2016

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...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 July 2016

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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Reviewed 4 July 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...

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Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 3 July 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...

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Eskilstuna, Sweden
Reviewed 12 May 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
Reviewed 1 May 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...

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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
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $78 - $122 (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 Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico
Hotel Style:
#56 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#67 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“As for a room in the older section on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles LonestarGumby, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room”
 of 5 bubbles tommygunsf, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I would pick a room away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles Expat-Federico, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
“I had room 212 lower floor on a corner, it was big and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles ricofort, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
“first floor was ok for us.”
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 of 5 bubbles anikob304, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
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