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El Secreto Hotel by Bunik

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Fetsund, Norway
Reviewed 4 December 2014

I did not stay at the hotel, which looked very nice from the outside , If you stay at the hotel you should not miss a visit to the spa called Sabai located inipendently inside the hotel premises.You can choose beteween a bench in a airconditioned room or in the garden behind. Their deep tissue massage is exellent and can...

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Reviewed 30 January 2014 via mobile

Hello everyone, I just want to thank you Jardin de Marieta. I'm from New York and I went to a training in Cancun this past January, after the training I decided to stay a couple more days in playa del Carmen, I found the hotel Jardin de Marieta in this app so I booked my little vacation by myself and...

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Clifton Park, New York
Reviewed 21 December 2013

I stayed at this hotel in December 2013. Although it is just steps from 5th Ave, it's very quiet, safe and secure. The rooms are clean, with daily maid service. The rates are more than reasonable for the accomodations. The little courtyard is quaint with various shops and an excellent Italian restaurant. Miguel is a terrific host, he's helpful, informative...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 23 November 2013

I have tried to make a booking, and they just can not give me any answer. It is a pity, that now they have such a great evaluation they are trying to increase the price and the service is becoming exclusive.

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 14 July 2013

I`ve been staying at Jardin de Marieta each time I am going to Playa del Carmen and there is nothing like it! Placed in a beautiful tropical garden right in the centre of Playa but so quiet and peaceful..many people just walk into the courtyard just to take pictures, the lucky ones get an apartment or room at Marieta`s. The...

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yuma, az
Reviewed 22 May 2013

we stayed here and had a very pleasant stay. this hotel is inexpensive and the beach is just around the corner. Miguel is the hotel clerk. he made us feel at home with his warm welcome(very rare in playa del carmen) and excellent service. this hotel is near Ado bus station (about 5 min.walk).

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Simrishamn, Sweden
Reviewed 29 March 2013

I was walking on 5th avenue checking out hotels and came across this beautiful courtyard hotel. Miguel greeted me and was so friendly. Based on his reception, decided to move from the hotel we were staying to Jardin de Marieta. The room was not ready but Miguel offered to store our luggage and when we came back from the beach...

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Ramat Gan, Israel
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Impossible to imagine a better location for the hotel. It's situated on the 5th avenue, one minute to the beach, though you don't hear the rush from the street, as the hotel windows are looking at the beautiful yard, which is actually a peace of art. The stuff is very friendly and helpful (especially Miguel, who is so nice and...

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Lillooet, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2013

I love this place. The rooms are large and clean. Some have a private back balcony. The price is very fair and you are in the heart of the action. And it always seems to be quiet at night. The front desk clerk is always very nice. My only complaint is the narrow stairs; which make the trip up and...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 15 January 2013

I recently stayed at this beautiful artistic hotel and a very cute little Italian restaurant. The artwork and garden were beautiful and it was very peaceful to sit outside. It is located right on the main strip where you want to be and a very short walk to the beach. The prices were reasonable, our room had a full kitchen...

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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about El Secreto Hotel by Bunik

Address: 5a Avenida Norte, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico (Formerly El Secreto Hotel)
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Price Range: $63 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Secreto Hotel by Bunik 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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El Secreto Hotel By Bunik Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico
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#10 Best Value Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#62 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
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“Ask for a big balcony”
 of 5 bubbles mrvancouverbc, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room tucked away to avoid nightclub noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Muchsee, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“rooms 1-5 might be the best.”
 of 5 bubbles DeanK806, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“2, 3 or 4 - furthest from the street, with balcony and southern exposure”
 of 5 bubbles Agnes_DC, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Number 2 has an excellent back patio ideal for chillin in the evening after a long day of travel.”
 of 5 bubbles Colin_M_Walsh, 17 Jan 2013 | Read review
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