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About Playa del Carmen
Playa del Carmen is the second-largest of the tourist and resort towns on the Mexican-Caribbean coastline. It is a really nice beach, but most people come to Playa del Carmen for the constant party, mostly down Fifth Avenue. On the plus side, Playa del Carmen is centrally located to areas such as Cancun and Tulum so you can take a collectivo in either direction if you decide to do a day trip to either of these destinations.
In Playa del Carmen itself, there is a spider monkey sanctuary that you can go and visit to learn about the kinds of animals that live in and among the jungle areas of this part of the country. You can also catch the ferry from here over to the island of Cozumel, where you can hang out for the day or spend a couple of days. The area contains several cenotes where you can go and snorkel; some of them also offer diving for those who are PADI certified. For those who love adventure parks, there are also a few of these scattered along the highway in and around Playa del Carmen.
Hostels in Playa del Carmen are abundant and scattered throughout the city center. Most of them are close to the beach and all of your major amenities that you may need during your stay. If you ask your friendly Playa del Carmen hostel staff, they should be able to point you in the direction of anything that you may need and for transport to and from activities.
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"Urban Hostel Deluxe is a cozy palapa-style place that always seems to be busy. The accommodations include your typical dorm-room and also individual private rooms. All come with free breakfast. The building is well-maintained and fairly clean, including a very basic kitchen with fridge, a washer and dryer, simple communal bathrooms, a nice living room with cable TV, and dining chairs and tables. The atmosphere seems very chill, or...
Youth Hostel Playa del Carmen
"In a city that delivers surprisingly few hostels, Youth Hostel Playa Del Carmen provides an excellent opportunity to save a few pesos and meet fellow travelers who are equally keen to take in the excellent nightlife. The Location Given the high cost of land in the city, it is surprising that you find the hostel only five minutes' walk from the beach. On the two surrounding blocks, you will find a number of cheaper restaurant options,...
Hostel Quinta Playa
"Great place - The hostel is located right by the beach, ferry, collectivos and 12th street. great atmosphere and nice people." … "Look Elsewhere! - Not what was advertised and paid a fortune for a very poorly run hostel. Air conditioning is only allowed after 10pm, dorms are not cleaned as promised and the attitude is quite rude. Drugs are very common within this hostel, even with the owner. Would not recommend this hostel to anyone!"...
Happy Gecko Hostel
"Happy Gecko Hostel does not live up to the claims and promises it makes on booking sites. The hostel describes itself as “trendy, with a great rooftop bar.” The only thing accurate about that statement is that it does indeed have a roof where you can sit and drink your own beverages. The Location This hostel is very easy to find, with easy-to-spot signage. It is very close to all of the action and excitement of Fifth Avenue, but is on a...
Hostel Rio Playa
"Hostel Rio Playa has a social atmosphere, good location, complimentary breakfast, friendly and helpful staff, a noon check-out time, and comfortable beds -- all you really need in a hostel in Playa del Carmen. This is an ideal place to stay if you are looking to meet people and enjoy the party life of Playa del Carmen without blowing the budget. The Location The hostel is located in the heart of the tourist district, in a safe but noisy...
Hostel Vive la Vida
"The refund was clean ... - Good location and great rates! In the heart of local cheap food and markets. Less than one block from colectivo station for journey to Tulum and Cancun. Close to beach but far enough to avoid the bar scene. Rooms and attached bathrooms were bad. I did NOT stay after checking into room. Chemicals were being sprayed on the wooden bunks in all rooms and the drain in attached bathroom shower was open & a mosquito haven....
Apart Hotel Casaejido
"… kitchen, a/c, sitting/eating area and private bathrooms with shower. -- Palapa rooms located in the adjacent building, the palapa rooms all have private bathroom and a/c, there is a common kitchen, DVD room, pool and BBQ area. --Big one or 2 bedroom apartments equipped with a big kitchen and living area...small pool on location and private garage Laundry service available. Breakfast included. Transfer service available from...
"Clean and cool but lacking a bit of charm - Just got here and yet to stay the night but it is clean, good location near to the main ADO bus station, staff are fine, close to the beach, communal area is downstairs. There is however no kitchen, no fridges and incredibly no alcohol is permitted in the hostel or even in your room!!! Such a shame. Good place to stay with friends tho I would say." … "… (5th Avenue) and one block from...
"Hostel Che, a fun place for revolutionary people! Hostel Che is where all the Action takes place! It's created thinking in the Young and Wild. We combine excellent costumer service and service at accessible prices. Our awesome staff will be always more than happy to help you out with any questions you have about our beloved Playa Del Carmen,its surroundings and of course the night life!" … "… price. Aside from towels which...
Green Monkey Hostel
"Green Monkey Hostel: peace, tranquillity and comfort, all at a good price. We have the best recommendations and a wide variety of experience in the touristic and hostel industry. We have all of the basic services such as Wi-Fi, communal kitchen, an area for hammocks, laundry mat, etc. We offer local tours, and tour information for less commercial places" … "… is an ecological hostel we are in favor of protecting the environment...
Grand Hostal Playa
"At the hostel you will find private and double rooms, but dorms for all your friends too. All of them have WiFi internet connection, personal night lamp and plug in for charge your gadgets. Grand Hostal has a huge common area with pool, sun-lounge with hammocks and sun-tanned beds. But also space to play soccer, volley ball or water polo." … "Grand Hostal Playa have 71 bed in 8 rooms with air conditioning and lockers. We have internet...
Tres Mundos Hostel
"… All our rooms have 2 windows for a fresh air and light, all dorms have lockers for every guest, all you need is to bring a padlock. Open in 2011, we welcome travelers from all over the world, we are an international hostel, made and run by internationals, for internationals. We believe in low cost traveling and we love meeting new people and sharing experiences from journeys. Tres Mundos Hostel is colorful and original, it's...
Hacienda del Sol
"Nice Hostel!! - nice hostel, very clean and secure, great atmosphere, really good food. Friendly staff. would definitely recommend it." … "Great hostel!! - Great hostel. Owners really nice, everything spotlessly clean, dinners really nice and great value. Perfect location, in a nice and local area and very easy to get to the centre. The hostel itself is beautiful inside and out, lots of facilities. You have everything you need...
"… offer you four private room whith a/c and Tv set whith bathroom, also we have a two dormitory , the first whith ten beds mix o the other dormitory whith four beds if you want reserve only for girls. We have a security 24 hours. We offer you kitchen facilitis, Wi-fi, an living room whith cable-tv, and a nice outdoor area for you to enjoy and relax. We are located close to the main restaurantes and clubs of Av.5, e can offer you a...
"TEQUILITA HOSTEL is a place full of joy and colors. All are welcome to Tequilita, where our main task is to make you feel good and spend a great time. We are 5 blocks from the ADO, 2 blocks from wallmart and 2 blocks from the Caribbean Sea. Tequilita offers: breakfast. internet. wifi throughout the hostel. hammocks. book exchange. tours. discounts at various places in playa del carmen. Lokers in rooms and reception. T.V. room. video games. 1...
"I had a BLAST!! - This place is so fun! it was really hard to leave! My friend recommended me to go there and i thanked him so much, They have a large patio where everybody get together to hang out and everyday a different activity, Thursday "Noche with Juan" is crazy and everybody were so nice! If you came to Playa to just have fun this is the place. The rooms are also very comfy and there is always a place to go relax. I will definitely go...
"… addition to twin, double, and triple private rooms we also offer different styled dorms that accommodate up to 6 people. All rooms are full of natural light. We offer laundry service and towel rental. Wi-Fi is accessible from all areas of the hostel and is free of charge for all guests. Among other features we have a comfy TV room and an abundance of outdoor communal area which allow you to connect with travellers from across...
"Good - Great place!!! Location is the only downside here." … "… on rooftop offers a chill atmosphere where you can enjoy delicious drinks while having a good time sunbathing in our chillout pool. Excel Sense offers unlimited free Wi-Fi in all rooms, reception and terrace. Reception is opened 24 hours 7 days a week; you can also book your tour through our travel agency service, in which we have several years of experience,...
Siete Colores Hostel
"… all your needs. Counts with large rooms, private and shared bathrooms, all designed with a unique touch. It’s a safe and quaint place with a 24- hour-staff available to cater for our guests' needs. We have created a concept of hosting so you can feel at home, enjoy our services and make new friends. Siete Colores was designed to meet all your expectations, giving you a higher level of hosting and at the same time, taking...
"… Xaman offers Dormitory & Private Rooms (Double, Triple), all with shared bathrooms. Kitchen, dinning area, launch areas & our terraces are available for all guests! Free WiFi available throughout the property. Cleaning lady comes in every day keeping common areas clean and you have the option of having your room cleaned or not. Great atmosphere lots of international travelers & gay friendly! We offer the best price in Playa del...
"… night and enjoy movies in the living room equipped with cable tv and a dvd player. We have a big kitchen with 3 full size fridges to store your food and all the cooking supplies that you will need. We are directly across the corner from Walmart for all your grocery shopping. Hostel Playa has: 8 private rooms: single, twin and triple 3 Girls Dorms: 7 beds, 7 beds, and 6 beds 3 Mens dorms: 6 beds, 8 beds, and 8 beds 3 Mixed Dorms: 4...
The Green Villa Guesthouse
"… are looking for a private, unique and high quality accommodation to stay in can be assured that they will find it here! Please note : Cancellation Policy : 24 hours. Only cash payment accepted on arrival. Check-in time : 12:00. Check-out time : 11:00. Please note that the reception is open 24 hours a day. Towels are provided upon check in. Breakfast included. For all other meals the kitchen is available use. The...
"… now" … "… bathroom and wc. free wifi. Kitchen with microwave & fridge only and common area, and tour info and tips. We have 6 bedrooms, 2 Only women bedroom and 1 private, all our beds include clean sheets every 5 days, daily maid service, towels, air conditioner, fan, and private lockers. Please note: Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the...
La Tortuga Azul
"… pool *Air Conditioned *Terrace *Bedding *Television *Books Surroundings Located in the heart of Playa Del Carmen La Tortuga Azul is rounded by the principal streets and avenues, just a few Blocks from the Fifth Avenue and the clubs, La Tortuga Azul is a relaxing place, quiet and safe due the location it is behind of Benito Juárez Avenue, La tortuga Azul offers a really quiet place to rest and relax after activities as diving or...
"… first night of your stay. Check in from 3 pm to 11 pm. Check out before 11 am. Payment upon arrival by credit cards or cash. Taxes included. Breakfast included. No curfew. No groups No ages restrictions You won't have to worry about not being able to sleep at night. Your bed is larger than normal hostel beds, and super comfortable. We have tried them all out ourselves! Some beds seem to be floating in the air, and it will add to...
Hostel Wonderous World
Avenida 10 North, between Calle 42 and 44, MZ. 144 L 13, Col. Zazil Ha
Maria Sabina Hotel & Backpackers Hostel
"Prime Location, great Staff, great Service, nice people! - I stayed at Maria Sabinas for a week in Sept 2009. Location. Literally "meters" from the Beach, five-minute walk to the Main Bus Stop, ten-minute walk to the Night Clubs, and it's just off 5th Avenue aka "main shopping/restaurant district." Across the street is a twenty-four-Hour Convenience Store, open all day/all night, with a Bank Machine. I would recommend this place to single or...
Hostel El Palomar
"This place is pretty awesome - definitely the place you want to stay if you are traveling alone, as the price is only 100 pesos per person ($9-$10 USD). The hostel is located right on the beach and on the main strip, around the corner from the bus station. So the location could really not be any better. There is a magnificent rooftop terrace with a clean, usable kitchen, tables and chairs, and an awesome view of the sea. The dorms are...
Hostel Casa Fairy
"… choice if you are looking for comfort and cheap accommodation. The first room is for 6 people and the second one for 5 people, which makes it the perfect place to relax and rest after having a party or enjoying the beaches of Playa del Carmen. We have 2 rooms for your comfort: First mixed dorm, has 3 bunk beds and space for 6 people. Second mixed dorm has a matrimonial bed, 1 individual bed, and 1 bunk bed, and the space is for 5...
Moma Hotel & Hostel
"Moma loft brand new hotel & hostel is a new concept in playa del carmen hostels with: 3 rooms with 1 bunk bed and 2 double beds 2 rooms with 3 double beds. 1 penthouse with 5 and 2 bunk beds. All our rooms are very spacious and airy, with stove, refrigerator, a / c, private bathroom, wi-fi, cable tv, sofa, dining table, hammock ... Here at moma want you do not need anything all kinds of services providing you with the best location....
Colores Mexicanos Hostel
"Colores Mexicanos is a very nice, clean, and well-kept place overall -- almost luxurious. This place draws a large Italian and Latino crowd, and is almost always booked up (make reservations early!). It has very nice rooms and bathrooms, a common area with TV, free Internet, book exchange, and a kitchen coming soon. The rooms all overlook a very bright courtyard, full of colorful flowers. For the couples out there, they have an extra part...
"… there is no a real reception we are 24/24 Hr at your complete disposal with multi-language staff, booking service for hikes, tours and bikes rental service. Guest’s apartments are very bright; easy furnished (and colourful with themed decorations) maintaining all the comforts. The idea is to let you feel the Mexican and Caribbean atmosphere also from the inside. All of them are furnished with TV, freezer and refrigerator, microwave...
Blue Pearl Suites
"… location is the best: at the heart of Playa del Carmen, only 2 minutes walking to the beach and the main avenue with all restaurants, shopping, day and night- life. There are several stores for groceries very near. On top of the building is an exquisite solarium with dip pool, sun beds and ocean view. This is your home in Playa del Carmen so you can enjoy and exciting and relaxing vacation. Please note the following: Check...
Casitas de colores
"… fabulous turquoise beaches. The studios all have an equipped kitchen and a dining area. Also a comfy bed with an orthopedic mattress and a flat screen TV with cable. Other features include free Wi-Fi, a hot shower, a ceiling fan and air conditioning. There is a lovely shared garden area just outside where you can see lots of colourful birds and butterflies. Here there is a small dining area and a BBQ. These Casitas are...
La Playa Condohotel
"… place to hang your hat. Each suite is well appointed and comes with hotel assistance. The closest thing to living here, and only two block away of the beautiful Caribbean. We have different units available depending on the type of accommodations you prefer. Please note: Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from...
"… Condo 46 has 11 apartments available for 2 or 3 peoples.The apartments have a bedroom with queen size bed, livingroom with sofa bed, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with shower. All apartments are olso equipped with air conditioning, ceiling fans, cable TV, internet Wifi free, safety box. Bed sheets and linen are provided. Cleaning every 7 days, linen change every 4 days including. Parking free. Please note: Cancellation...
Posada la Paduana
"We have Double rooms, rustic style, all with individual bathroom, color tv(only local channels), Ceiling fan and wireless internet access. Located very close to the 5th ave. in playa del carmen mexico." … "Posada la Paduana" … "18th Street and 55th North Ave. Colonia Ejidal, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, México. close to the ADO bus station, between juarez ave and constituyentes ave." … Calle 18 esquina Avenida 55...
Casa Kan Balam
"Beautiful and Cosy studio inspired by Mayan art in the middle of a luxury tropical garden 4 guest max Breakfast included at 5 mts of the beach and 3 mts of the center town 2 Queen size bedrooms Living Room - Little kitchen A/C - Wifi - Mini Bar One daily transportation for the beach free with the rent Bicycles - Parking Sale of Tours Sales of traditionnals art on place Diner in option on request only Pets not allowed Language : French -...
Villas Picalu B&B Boutique
"… have two swimming pools and a natural Cenote in the gardens.The Puerto Aventuras Golf course is accessible directly from our garden and in a few minutes' walk there is a free entrance Beach Club, in one of the most beautiful beaches of the Riviera Maya. All our rooms are equipped with King-size beds, ceiling fans, air conditioning, free wi-fi. Cleaning is daily for baths, weekly for the rooms and change of bed linen and bath...
B&B Casa Coral
"… the house there is a nice and relaxing tropical garden with typical Caribbean flowers, coconut palms and towering babana trees, where our guests can spend relaxing afternoons lulled into a hammock. In the morning you can enjoy the pleasure of a healthy breakfast (from 8.00am to 10.00 am) with singing birds and parrots crossing our garden all the time. Casa Coral offers to our traveling friends the use of bicycles that will allow...
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