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Yellowknife, Canada
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102 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

extreme friendly staff and helpful. For me the big plus was that it was 5 minutes walk from one bus depot and 10 to the other, since we use Playa Del Carmen as a place to be after and before flying in and out, coming with ADO buses to have a place so close is a huge plus, we rented... More 

Thank Veillard
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Clean, pleasant, well priced. Breakfast with coffee and toast provided. You'll meet the adorable children of employees which is charming. Fabulously situated to the beach and both ado stations. If you come in the off season chance is you'll have a room to yourself.

Thank cheyeaaahbrah
Frederiksberg, Denmark
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2015

It was a really nice and cosy experience staying at this hostel. It was clean and really cheap accommodation. The hostel staff were really nice and helpful. It is close to the beach and the bus station.

1 Thank Annemari1978
New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Hotel is grand service was outstanding our waiter @ Albatros Franklin Aguilar was really awesome Thanks guy I had a massage & facial by Landy Giaccas she was awesome too can't wait to stay there again

1 Thank g g
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014

This hostel is a gem in this crowded, mad and noisy town. The dorms are big and well ventilated, you are provided with towels, personal locker and individual plug and lamp for each bed ( very handy when you want to be on your computer without disturbing other people), it has enough open spaces to hang out...a large patio, a... More 

2 Thank Giabada
Gilbert, Arizona
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2 reviews
Reviewed 21 July 2014

special thanks to Pablo (pool side service) and Anna (front Desk) - staff at this hotel were so kind and attentive - highly recommend this hotel - Playa is so much better than Cancun! PS wifi here was better than US hotels by 100X

Thank Bryan H
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2014

it's not in the center but very close to the colectivos station. walk distance to the beach and the main streets. The room of 4 was very small but ok for 4 nights staying. sharing bathroom clean. I would stay again

1 Thank alex t
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2014

Good value, probably one of the cheaper hostels in playa and compared to some hostels I stayed in kitchen was great. They need to fix hot water problem but I guess that doesn't bother some people. Not the greatest atmosphere if you are looking for a young lively crowd but it's a cheap stay

Thank Shireen M
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2014

After seeing how cramped the dorms were we opted for a private room, which wasn't much better. It was a small room upstairs with no windows and 2 sets of bunk beds, so it was cramped with no where to put your bags. There was a fan inside but no ventilation. There was only 2 of us so if there... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2014

I don't know if you can find a really good hostel in Playa at all. This one might be just at the average local standards. But I have to say I have never stayed in such a cramped dorm. The room was very very small, there was no place to put your stuff. Also the ventilation was really poor which... More 

Thank AventureroPolaco

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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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: €16 - €56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Grand Hostal Playa Riviera Maya, Mexico - Playa Del Carmen
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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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